Waterfront dining is an atmospheric specialty here on the Treasure Coast. A good dining experience can turn into an exceptional one when accompanied by beautiful views of the water. Conveniently located on the St. Lucie River, Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club offers many amenities to accommodate this waterfront lifestyle. In fact, members love visiting these local waterfront restaurants by boat. Keep reading to discover the top six restaurants you can access by boat from the Harbor Ridge Marina.
1. Mulligan’s Beach House
Located in the Downtown Stuart, Mulligan’s Beach House is a fan-favorite for family friendly food and drink options. Park your boat at the public docks and take a short walk to the Riverwalk boardwalk. There you’ll find Mulligan’s looking out onto the river. The “Beach House Nachos” and fan voted “Best Bloody Mary’s in Town!” are two items you shouldn’t overlook. For those late risers, Mulligans’ breakfast is served daily until 12p.m. and the bar is always open. Check out its Facebook page to learn more.
Overlooking the Saint Lucie River and the Roosevelt Bridge, TideHouse is the perfect place for amazing food, drinks and views. Sip on $6 signature cocktails during happy hour from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday through Sunday. With indoor and outdoor seating, there is always a perfect time to enjoy the water. Listen to local musicians on weekends while enjoying signature drinks and food. Check out all that the TideHouse has to offer here.
3. Conchy Joe’s Seafood Restaurant
This nautical themed restaurant and bar in Jensen Beach features fresh caught fish, a raw bar, a wood burning grill and extravagant fruity drinks like the frozen “St. Lucia Drunken Monkey” and fan-favorite “Hemingway Daiquiri.” With drinks as good as these, Conchy Joe’s does not disappoint with their 3-6 p.m. everyday Happy Hour deals. Explore what else this “Jensen Gem” has to offer here.
4. Stuart Boathouse
Located right along the Stuart Riverwalk, Stuart Boathouse boasts views of the St. Lucie River from every seat in the house. Enjoy a $4 glass of wine during Happy Hour and stay a little longer to watch the sunset. This serene Stuart centerpiece is open 7 days a week, complete with a mouthwatering menu that will leave you as a regular. Learn more about what else the Boathouse can tempt your tastebuds with here.
5. Twisted Tuna
One of the largest waterfront restaurants in Martin County, The Twisted Tuna is no stranger to fun. Nightly live entertainment, a diverse food and drink menu and great views are what make this spot a favorite among locals. In the heart of Port Salerno, The Twisted Tuna’s daily happy hours are 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., with an additional late-night happy hour Sunday through Thursday from 9 p.m. to close. Easily accessible by boat, this restaurant is neighbor to two additional waterfront bars, Shrimpers Grill and Raw Bar and the Manatee Island Bar and Grill. View the rest of what Twisted Tuna has to offer here.
6. Sailor’s Return
Sailor’s Return, a favorite spot among Harbour Ridge members, offers 930 feet of docks for those coming to dinner by boat. Waterfront views and nightly live music create an ambiance like no other. With extensive lunch and dinner menus, everyone in your party is sure to find a tasty dish. Visit between 3:30 and 6 p.m. to take advantage of their Happy Hour and daily drink specials. Find more information on their Facebook page.
While we only mentioned a few, there are many restaurants on the Treasure Coast you can access by boat. Harbour Ridge members enjoy hopping on the club’s private Water Taxi and leisurely floating down the river to their dinner destination. For those who’d rather enjoy dinner at Harbour Ridge, the Riverview Dining Room and Eagle’s Nest Lounge offer members formal, waterfront dining options only minutes away from their homes. The more casual Dockside Pavilion serves great cocktails, a la carte food items and views of the river.
Harbour Ridge is the very best of South Florida, country club living. The heart and social epicenter of Harbour Ridge is our 45,000 square foot Clubhouse that is perfectly designed to take full advantage of the panoramic vistas of the picturesque St. Lucie River. Residents can also entertain themselves at the Lakeside Lifestyle Center. The state-of-the-art complex features signature spa services, a full-service salon and barbershop, physical therapy, a fitness pool with lap swimming, a spacious fitness center, and a tennis facility with nine Har-Tru tennis courts.
Information on other Harbour Ridge exclusives can be found here. Our two USGA recognized, championship golf courses, seen here, designed by Pete & P.B. Dye and Joe Lee, and redesigned by Bobby Weed in 2018, wind along the river and throughout our community offering breathtaking views – and Audubon certified! An active calendar of events informs resident members of the activities available throughout our community ranging from fishing and golf tournaments to waterfront dinners and multiple shared interest clubs who enjoy birding, cycling, tennis, and more!
Harbour Ridge Yacht & Country Club is the premier, private waterfront and golf community on Southeast Florida’s Treasure Coast. The “Private by Nature” waterfront location on the St. Lucie River makes for the perfect place to live. Learn more about how you can become a member by visiting HarbourRidge.com or give us a call at 772-336-1800.