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Fat Kahuna's Beach Side Grille

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8 Minutemen Cswy, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931-2907
+1 321-783-6858
17:00 - 22:00
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Thu - Mon 17:00 - 22:00
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Plainfield, Illinois
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Oops, I review the The Fat Snook, wring place so I am copying the review to the correct restaurant, I will try to remove the Snook review, here is the review! My wife and I were staying in the area and decided to try The Fat Snook, we called and made reservations, highly suggested as it is a small venue.... More 

Thank PizzamanMKE
Victoria, Canada
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66 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Kate and her colleagues welcome you into this small restaurant as if they are inviting you to a special dinner. And the dinner was special. Both my wife and I had the surf and turf: one Mango Mahi and Filet Mignon , the other Coconut Shrimp and Filet Mignon. The meal was superb and included large amounts of excellent vegies.... More 

Thank JohnySong
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fat Kahuna's is a must try! Delicious well prepared fish with mouth watering side dishes. And try the sangria it's outstanding. Highly recommend if you like big portions of outstanding meals, this is your place! If it's busy it's worth the wait!

Thank FrankFooder
Graz, Austria
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a fabulous dining experience. Food, service, and ambiance were all incredible in this beautiful, cozy spot in Cocoa Beach near the beach. We had the shark, tuna, and shrimp which were all prepared to perfection. Gorgonzola fries were to die for. Entire wait staff was friendly and we felt like family before we left the restaurant. Make sure... More 

Thank michabreen
Cocoa Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very small restaurant. Reservations are a must. The food is excellent. The portions are not enormous (thank you!) and the food is consistently well-prepared and presented. One of our very favorite restaurants in Cocoa Beach.

Thank BarbBCocoaBeach
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Wow....what a little gem! Thanks to the trip advisor reviews, my friend and I decided to try Fat Kahuna's after a day trip to the beach. So glad we did. We were able to get a table for two at 5pm. What a welcome from the lovely ladies that work there! The food was delicious from start to finish. Highly... More 

Thank boontongirl59
Grayslake, Illinois
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The food was sooo good and the staff was wonderful! What a great experience!! Don't miss this place on your trip to Cocoa beach!!

Thank Laura B
Dewey S, Owner at Fat Kahuna's Beach Side Grille, responded to this review

Thanks guys...and don't let the outside construction slow you down. There is a full sidewalk with easy access to our restaurant. We'll see you on your next trip! ALOHA More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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147 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On a trip to Cocoa for the Thanksgiving week. We did not have a reservation but after a short wait my friend and I were seated at the bar. This is a small restaurant so reservations are recommended. It was worth the wait. Great service and very good food. Street in front of the restaurant was under construction so be... More 

Thank Nikontom
Dewey S, Owner at Fat Kahuna's Beach Side Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We appreciate it! The construction project outside shuts down before we open for dinner, and there is a roomy sidewalk allowing full access to our restaurant! The downtown Beautification project will be amazing upon completion. Aloha More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely the very best place to dine in Cocoa Beach!! The Ahi Tuna is amazing and the friendly and helpful staff ( Sharon, Anna, Emily, Kate, and Andrea ) add the finishing touch to a most enjoyable experience with their warm and welcoming aloha spirit.

Thank Weiz35
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We got a reservation for 8 o clock. Our table was ready with our name on it. This is a charming, very small Hawaiian style restaurant. Surf porn on the tv screen, and Hawaiian music. The food was incredible. I had macadamia crusted MahiMahi and my husband had seared ahi tuna. Both were spectacular. Plus it is right next door... More 

Thank Laura S
Dewey S, Owner at Fat Kahuna's Beach Side Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Laura, The Macadamia encrusted Mahi is one of our newest menu items....It's been a real hit! We hope to see you again soon. Aloha from Fat Kahuna's More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$26
American, Seafood, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Minutemen Cswy, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931-2907
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Cocoa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 321-783-6858
FAT KAHUNA'S RESTAURANT, AWARDED 2014 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE Recognised as a Top Performing Restaurant as Reviewed by Travelers on the World's Largest Travel Site Enjoy a beautiful Tropical atmosphere with Breezy outdoor seating and a gorgeous Ocean view. Indoor seating offers a cool, air-conditioned getaway, with soft background Hawaiian music and tasteful Island decor. Our wrap around bar and full screen television provide an entertaining twist with non-stop surf footage, friendly staff, and a taste of Aloha.... Straight from Hawaii. IMPORTANT** If Map Questing us please use following address: 2 Minutemen Causeway Cocoa Beach........ We are RIGHT NEXT DOOR literally 10 steps west of that address! Aloha

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?