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Murdock's Southern Bistro

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600 Brevard Ave, Cocoa, FL 32922-7826 (Formerly Murdock's Bistro)
+1 321-633-0600
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wide variety on the menu. Sweet potatoe fries were the best I've ever had. The shrimp and sausage po boy was wonderful. Cuban was good.

Thank Claire M
Cocoa, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You know that a business is good when a lot of the locals go there! It's a great place to hang out, eat & listen to great music on certain nights.

Thank finsup464
Savannah, Georgia
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106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Went Thursday night for the seafood crab boil, and got an awesome night of blues, too. The crab boil was good, lots of crab, shrimp,mussels,sausage,corn and potatoes. Served steaming hot with melted butter. Messy, but yummy. Also get a side salad with it, not a bad deal for under $20. Murdocks has a great menu, lots of variety. And with... More 

Thank RedpepperPam
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Murdocks casual atmosphere is great to relax, toss back a few, maybe dance later at night when the music is rockin. Good food.

Thank Nancy B
Merritt Island
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not too many places allow you to have your loved pet with you. Well this place does! They even are thoughtful enough to bring a bowl of water for them. The food is very well prepared and mostly comfort food. They have a great variety and good drinks as well. Thank you for being pet friendly....

Thank orl1jmd
Inverness, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Flatbreads, mac&cheese, burgers, chicken fingers, soup all really, really good. Every time we visit cocoa, this is our lunch favorite..

Thank Thomas M
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good local spot for a good lunch. Burgers and catfish fingers were excellent. Excellent sweet tea as well. Service was good and quick. Would have gone back here again to sample more on the menu if we had been staying in town longer.

Thank ScaperV
Lawrence, Kansas
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't let this place fool you. Looks like they would only have bar food, but not so. Extensive menu with everything cooked from scratch. Hidden Gem.

Thank holbeach83
Cocoa, Florida
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by here one afternoon when we were downtown with our dogs. We had a short wait for an outside table, but it was worth it. The food was delicious and the waitress was very friendly and attentive to our needs as well as the needs of our pets. Would recommend the black eyed pea stew and Cuban sandwich.

Thank Diane M
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good drinks, eat inside by bar and music or eat outside on porch. Calamari is delicious. Shrimp and grits delightful. Salads cold and crisp. Macaroni & cheese comforting. Funky decor, very casual. Had the strip steak last night it was perfect MR but, it was tough and over seasoned. Next time I'll get Calamari and a salad.

Thank Barbara M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Brevard Ave, Cocoa, FL 32922-7826 (Formerly Murdock's Bistro)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Cocoa
  • Phone Number: +1 321-633-0600
Located in Historic Cocoa Village a few blocks from the Indian River, Murdock's Southern Bistro offers a Southern inspired menu with full bar and live music with a Key West vibe.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?