Skip to content

Things to do in New Smyrna Beach

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Italian Restaurant
$$
“American-Italian. Local must-see for drinks or dinner. This is a NSB staple and popular with locals and tourists alike. Live music most nights (be sure to double check ahead of time). Known for baked full garlic bulb served with bread, sometimes you can smell the roasted garlic from here! ”
  • 85 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
$$
“Food is great and you can also rent kayaks and paddle boards right on the river”
  • 49 locals recommend
Bar
$$
“We like this spot, known as “the treehouse” to locals, for apps and drinks. Great way to start or end your evening with a little live music as well. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Bar
$$
“This is a nice bar stop during the day for a decent poke bowl or burger. The Tavern comes alive at night and is the "go-to" bar for dancing and live music. A wide variety of people enjoy the atmosphere late at night and is always a good time. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
American Restaurant
$$
“Fun beachfront burger bar with friendly staff and popular with the locals. ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Beach
“Great destination for any visitor. Shops, art, beach, eats, bars, coffee and trinkets. #1 spot for most visitors to our area.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Bar
$$
“This is my favorite breakfast place. home made granola and other food items. Different types of coffee and great omelettes. It is open for breakfast lunch and dinner. It has a bar for the evening crowd”
  • 33 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
$$
“Beach shack food + swimming pool within the restaurant walls! great place to park near too if you want to walk up and use the restroom or get a cool drink.”
  • 22 locals recommend
American Restaurant
$$
“BBQ with a hip twist! my favorite is the Fire Pig and the Florida Cracker! did I mention this place is also dog friendly? ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
$$
“Semi-Fine Dining. Great for a nice night out with your date or family. Food is of really high quality and the atmosphere is intimate. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
“If you are looking for a place to find good local fish, look no further! Our favorites include the fat kid fries, the local fish of the moment, and a Zombie cocktail. It's located right on the waterway, so you might just catch a glimpse of a dolphin traveling by. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Cafe
“eating healthy can be good when you're at Cafe Verde ... my favorite is the Chicken Adobe salad, Brussel sprouts and Yuca Fries.. the yuca fries are a must! ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
$$
“If your looking for a little nightlife and want to do a bit of dancing check out Traders. It is a nice place and has a large outdoor patio.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Home Goods Store
$
“For your convenience there is a shopping center right across the street with a market and some restaurants and a beach shop. There is also an ice cream shop! Best location ever!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“See Florida beaches in a pristine, natural setting! Jetty Beach has a pier for walking or fishing, and you can see incredible wildlife in the water below you. There is a small daily entrance fee per vehicle.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
$
“if you're looking for a Good Breakfast spot this is it! their menu is packed with a variety of flavors. ”
  • 13 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Italian Restaurant
“American-Italian. Local must-see for drinks or dinner. This is a NSB staple and popular with locals and tourists alike. Live music most nights (be sure to double check ahead of time). Known for baked full garlic bulb served with bread, sometimes you can smell the roasted garlic from here! ”
  • 85 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Food is great and you can also rent kayaks and paddle boards right on the river”
  • 49 locals recommend
Bar
“We like this spot, known as “the treehouse” to locals, for apps and drinks. Great way to start or end your evening with a little live music as well. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Bar
“This is a nice bar stop during the day for a decent poke bowl or burger. The Tavern comes alive at night and is the "go-to" bar for dancing and live music. A wide variety of people enjoy the atmosphere late at night and is always a good time. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Fun beachfront burger bar with friendly staff and popular with the locals. ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Bar
“This is my favorite breakfast place. home made granola and other food items. Different types of coffee and great omelettes. It is open for breakfast lunch and dinner. It has a bar for the evening crowd”
  • 33 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Beach shack food + swimming pool within the restaurant walls! great place to park near too if you want to walk up and use the restroom or get a cool drink.”
  • 22 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“BBQ with a hip twist! my favorite is the Fire Pig and the Florida Cracker! did I mention this place is also dog friendly? ”
  • 21 locals recommend

Get to know New Smyrna Beach

Explore more on Airbnb