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Fernando's Dockside Grille

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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If you are looking for authentic Portuguese and Mediterranean cuisine with the freshest seafood the Atlantic has to offer, look no further. Fernando's Dockside Grille is the place to be! Here at Fernando's Dockside Grille, you can enjoy a melting pot of cultural food. We are bringing the freshest seafood New England has to offer to the tropical heat of Port Saint Lucie, and with it, our delicious Portuguese and Mediterranean flair! From traditional Shrimp Scampi, to Portuguese Pork Alentejana, and fresh pan- seared New Bedford Mass. Scallops, we welcome you to take a delicious tour along the coasts of the Atlantic with Chef Fernando Dovale, right from the comfort of our dockside restaurant.
PRICE RANGE
US$5 - US$25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been meaning to go to this restaurant for years and very glad that I finally did. Tucked quietly away next to an inlet for the St. Lucie River, this place offers great Portuguese inspired meals, and appetizers like sauteed/fried sardines and too many more...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Myfaves32
Reviewed 5 days ago

Four adults went to dinner at Fernando's a few days before Christmas. One of the guests is allergic to onions and the waiter was very accommodating to ensure that none of his food contained onions. Several of the options had fresh fish as well as...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sterlingideas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had grilled sardines appetizers and sea bass entrees and both were excellent. Service was attentive and our server was very personable.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank M3203ESgarys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small place and off the beaten path but the limited menu is very good with a nice selection. The atmosphere is very nice and the food is great. Service was very good and the prices are reasonable.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sailor295
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the wonderful soup that was our waiter's grandmothers recipe, to the salmon that was out of this world, this is a restaurant you do not want to miss if you are in the area. It is a little hard to find but is well...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank sillywoman74
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Great cozy place, need to reserve, Food is excellent. take your loved one here. Make sure you order Portuguese Chourico Flambe, Enjoy.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Luis S
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful “Date Day” lunch at Fernando’s. It was a perfect day to sit on the patio. Our server, John, was personable and efficient. We shared the Caprese salad for starters. The fresh basil added to this wonderful appetizer. We...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jeffrey4441
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Fernandos is a true gem off the beaten path. Its shrimp Mozambique was one of the best dishes I ever had. Its fish specials are also wonderful. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Rob S
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Good service, good food makes for an enjoyable experience. Have dinned at Fernando’s several times and will return again.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Gerald B
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Dockside Grille is a little misleading but the food was amazing. We split the shrimp appetizer between 4 of us and it was the perfect amount. I was going to order a salad but my mpther in law told me the portions were generous so...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Kathy F
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Response from Edward C | Reviewed this property |
There is no prix fixe menu.
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Tony D
24 July 2016|
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Response from Edward C | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of. No children's menu either.
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Tony D
24 July 2016|
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Response from Edward C | Reviewed this property |
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