Top things to do in Melbourne

Top Choice Zoo in Melbourne

Brevard Zoo

For more than 22 years this community-built zoo has set standards for imaginative design, immersive wildlife experiences, education and conservation. Since hammer-holding locals came out in force in March 1994 to st…
Top Choice Seafood in Melbourne

Ocean 302

Melbourne Beach has gone fancy with this new, dock- and farm-to-table establishment ensconced in an otherwise unimpressive shopping plaza. With an adventurous and ever-changing menu, this place is luring foodies fro…
Top Choice Modern American in Melbourne

Crush Eleven

Sister restaurant to the Fat Snook, Crush Eleven gets top marks for its modern American menu and crafted cocktails. Don't miss the bacon-infused Old Fashioned cocktail.
Top Choice Theater in Melbourne

Melbourne Civic Theatre

The Space Coast's oldest community theater stages early Broadway productions and popular contemporary pieces in a tiny spot in the shopping plaza La Galerie. They're a talented bunch and with only 90 seats in the au…
Irish Pub in Melbourne

Meg O'Malley's

This authentic, ever-hoppin' Irish pub serves up Guinness and 18¢ bowls of Parliament soup with live music.
Beach in Melbourne

Melbourne Beach

Backed by Ocean Park with its boardwalk, gazebo and showers, Melbourne Beach, along with its neighbor, Indialantic Beach (to the north), offers miles and miles of white, sandy shoreline unspoiled by high-rise condos…
Classical Music in Melbourne

Brevard Symphony Orchestra

This 65-strong, not-for-profit orchestra has been bringing music to Melbourne residents for more than 60 years and is one of the finest in the country. For the July 4 celebrations the symphony plays at the Cocoa Riv…
Sushi in Melbourne

Matt's Casbah

In the heart of downtown, this popular eatery features a delicious sushi bar, exotic options such as fried whole fish and desserts that arrive flaming in 151 rum. Check the website for nightly specials, live music a…
Bar in Melbourne

Sand on the Beach

The only place where you have a private beach in front of you and a margarita in your hand. With bars on two levels, you've also got sea views for miles in either direction.
American in Melbourne

Ichabods Dockside

Eddy Fisher's laid-back bar is a local favorite for its easygoing barside banter and top-quality burgers, jerked grouper wraps and mind-blowingly good buffalo wings.