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6 Best Waterfront Restaurants in Tarpon Springs You Need to Visit

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Dinner with a view? There’s nothing better! Head to these waterfront restaurants in Tarpon Springs for delicious food and stunning views! From authentic Greek cuisine to fresh seafood, there are so many options for waterfront restaurants in Tarpon Springs. Keep scrolling to discover some of Tampa Bay’s finest waterfront restaurants!

Let's Dive Into the Best Waterfront Restaurants in Tarpon Springs!

If you’re looking for a great view and the freshest seafood, Rusty Bellies Waterfront Grill will be your go to spot. Along with the great view of the waterfront, you’ll be able to enjoy tacos, sandwiches, steamed seafood, steak, pasta, and delicious drinks.

Fun fact: the menu at Rusty Bellies Waterfront Grill gives credit to the fisherman by naming the dishes after them. 

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Friday |  11:00am–10:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–9:00pm

📍 937 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Opa! Dimitri’s on the Water ties in the Greek culture of Tarpon Springs at this waterfront restaurant along the Anclote River. You can tie your boat along the waterfront and enjoy fresh Greek cuisine. Dimitri’s offers a variety of different menu items such as seafood, steak, Greek entrees and handhelds, wines and cocktails. If you check out Dimitri’s on the Water, ask for their Saganaki, which is their flaming cheese to share around the table! 

Monday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–9:00pm

📍 690 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Located right along the Anclote River in Tarpon Springs, Capt’n Jacks Waterfront Grille where everyone visits! At Capt’n Jacks Waterfront Grille, you’ll be able to enjoy the boats going by, the water views, great food, and good company. At Capt’n Jacks, they have fresh seafood, handheld sandwiches, seafood buckets, and so much more.

Pro-tip: Enjoy happy hour from 3PM to 7PM every Monday through Thursday while the sun goes down!

Monday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–9:00pm

📍 21 Oscar Hill Road, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

If you’re trying to find a place to stop by for a drink, a brunch spot, or even to enjoy a meal on the waterfront, Bayou Bistro may be your new favorite hangout! Bayou Bistro has daily drink specials that you’ll love and delicious appetizers, entrees, and salads you won’t want to miss out on. Grab your friends and get out to Bayou Bistro!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 11:00am–4:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Friday |  11:00am–9:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Sunday | 9:00am–8:00pm

📍 607 Island Drive, Tarpon Springs Fl

Located right in the heart of the Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks, you’ll find The Limani. At Limani, you’ll be able to enjoy all the Greek vibes without having to travel out of the United States to visit Greece. The Limani offers a variety of Greek food to enjoy along the waterfront. Grab some food, kick back, and enjoy the sunshine at The Limani!

Monday | 11:00am–7:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–7:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–7:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–7:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–7:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–7:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–7:00pm

📍 776 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Gather your group and come out to enjoy the beautiful waterfront views of Lake Tarpon. At Tarpon Turtle, there’s something going on for everyone each day of the week. There is live music, parties, happy hour, and so much more. On Lake Tarpon, you can take in all the beautiful sunset views, great food, and fun atmosphere at this Key West themed restaurant. Dock your boat and enjoy a cocktail on their shaded patio.

Monday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Friday |  11:00am–10:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–9:00pm

📍 1513 Lake Tarpon Ave, Tarpon Springs FL 34689

Enjoy Waterfront Restaurants in Tarpon Springs & More

Tarpon Springs has a lot to offer and we can promise you that you won’t be disappointed with these waterfront restaurants in Tarpon Springs! For more things to do in Tampa Bay, follow us @StuffToDoInTampaBay on FacebookInstagramYouTube, and TikTok!

Meggan Thomas

Meggan Thomas

Meggan is a blogger and author for the Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.
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