7 John’s Pass Restaurants You Have to Check Out

Madeira Beach, John’s Pass, and the entire Sun Coast of Florida are known for it’s white, sugar sand beaches, crystal clear Gulf waters, and delicious seafood. 

If you’re looking for the best restaurants in John’s Pass, you’re in the right place. Read on for 7 John’s Pass restaurants that are not to be missed. 

1. Mad Beach Brewing

Mad Beach Brewing is a huge family-friendly space where you can enjoy craft beers and delicious, Caribbean and southern-inspired food. They have a full menu for both adults and kids as well as a wine list of wines made right downstairs in their own winery. 

If you’re feeling daring, order the Gator Chomps or indulge in the jelly donut burger. 

2. Paradise Cafe

Paradise Cafe is a casual spot located right on the John’s Pass boardwalk. If you’re looking to take a break from shopping or the beach, drop in for fish tacos made from locally-caught fish or try the award-winning gumbo made with fresh local seafood. 

They’re so sure that you’ll love the gumbo that if you don’t like it, it’s on them! 

3. John’s Pass Grille

JPG has a huge menu with dishes from local seafood favorites to burgers and fries to chicken wings. They also have a full bar, indoor and outdoor seating, and live must most nights of the week. 

John’s Pass Grille is casual enough for the whole family and you won’t be disappointed in the food or the views. 

4. Friendly Fisherman

There’s a reason that the Friendly Fisherman has been around for over 40 years! They are located on the boardwalk and boast gorgeous views and sweet Gulf breezes. Their menu has local seafood catches, surf and turf, and their famous clam chowder. 

5. Boardwalk Grill

The Boardwalk Grill is, you guessed it, right on the John’s Pass boardwalk. It’s a great spot for any meal of the day or even a quick snack and drink while you’re shopping and walking the boardwalk. 

While you’re there, try the fish tacos, the lobster roll, or their namesake Boardwalk burger. 

6. The Hut 

You can’t miss the Hut, because they have tables set up on their dock. You can eat inside, but if you really want the full experience, eat outside on the dock to enjoy Gulf views, views of boats and fishermen (and women), and the pelicans that like to hang out in the area. 

7. DeLosa’s Pizza

We can’t leave DeLosa’s Pizza off of this list! It’s been around for nearly 40 years and serves up traditional New York pizza along with a full menu of salads, subs, seafood, pasta, and strombolis and calzones. 

Enjoy their pizza in their dining room, grab one to go, or have it delivered to your vacation rental

Don’t Miss These John’s Pass Restaurants

Whether you’re a veteran traveler to John’s Pass or you’ve been coming for years, don’t leave your next trip without checking out these John’s Pass restaurants. While they’re known for their seafood (they have a whole festival devoted to seafood!), you can find everything under the sun on the boardwalk or just off of it. 

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