Our readers have spoken and here’s what they selected as their top 40 favorites on the Space Coast

1. Favorite seafood restaurant

Chart House, Melbourne

2. Best “singles scene”

Main Street Pub, Downtown Melbourne

3. Favorite bar/lounge

World of Beer, Viera

4. Favorite sports bar

Beef O’Brady’s, all locations

5. Best wine list

Café Margaux, Cocoa Village

6. Best Sunday brunch

Indian River Colony Club, At Ease Club

7. Best value restaurant

Mimi’s Café, Viera

8. Best restaurant with a view

Chart House, Melbourne

9. Best martini menu

Tie: Lexi Martini and Tapas, Downtown Melbourne

Vintage 56, Rockledge and The Getaway Martini Bar, Melbourne

10. Favorite charity event

Brevard Achievement Center’s Coffee and Chocolate

11. Best entertainment experience

King Center, Melbourne

12. Favorite local getaway/staycation

Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront, Cocoa Beach

13. Best place to get married

The beach

14. Favorite theatrical production

Tie: Chorus Line and Les Miserables

15. Favorite local festival

Melbourne Art Festival, Downtown Melbourne

16. Favorite art gallery

Brevard Art Museum, Downtown Eau Gallie

17. Favorite florist

Eau Gallie Florist, Downtown Eau Gallie

18. Favorite hair salon

Tie: Color Express, Rockledge and Maxine’s, Downtown Eau Gallie

19. Favorite golf course

Indian River Colony Club Golf Course, Viera

20. Favorite jewelry store

Wesche Jewelers, Viera

21. Favorite car dealer

Lexus of Melbourne, Viera

22.. Best place to get a cosmetic procedure done

Clevens Center for Facial Cosmetic Surgery

23. Best pet store

PetSmart, all locations

24. Favorite theater company

Cocoa Village Playhouse, Cocoa

25. Favorite boutique

Tie: Downtown Diva, Cocoa Village and Downtown Melbourne and LaModa Boutique, Satellite Beach

26. Favorite place to work out

Health First ProHealth Fitness Centers, all locations

27. Favorite beach

Cocoa Beach

28. Best surf shop

Ron Jon Surf Shop

29. Favorite local celebrity

Kelly Slater

30. Favorite radio station

98.5 The Beach

31. Best men’s store

Michael’s Men’s Store

32. Favorite portrait photographer

Baldino Photography

33. Best place to buy jeans


34. Best place to buy women’s accessories

Stein Mart, Melbourne

35. Best kids’ store

Justice, Viera

36.  Favorite Craft store

Michaels, Viera and West Melbourne

37. Best plant nursery

Rockledge Gardens, Rockledge

38. Best local hotel

Crowne Plaza Melbourne Oceanfront Resort and Spa, Indialantic

39. Best home decorating store

Antoinette Unique Interiors, Cocoa Beach

40. Best kitchen accessory store

Bed, Bath and Beyond, Viera and Melbourne