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Murdock's Southern Bistro

) #7 of 90 Restaurants in Cocoa $$ - $$$ American, ,
600 Brevard Ave, Cocoa, FL 32922-7826
+1 321-633-0600
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (30 reviews)
“pot roast” (6 reviews)
“fried pickles” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
600 Brevard Ave, Cocoa, FL 32922-7826
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Murdock's is very obviously a favorite of locals, which is why we chose to visit. They have an incredibly creative menu and very kind staff. We enjoyed spinach and goat cheese salads with steak ($18 ea) and they were delightful! The honey vinaigrette it is...More

Thank JoyceAllen
slw56, Owner at Murdock's Southern Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you😘

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for lunch and were greeted and seated quickly. Our server Monica was well versed on the menu and suggested some good lunch options. I opted for buffalo chicken tacos and the wife had flatbread pizza. Both were served quickly and warm. I have...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time eating here! It was good food with fast service. Customer service was also great. I definitely would come back again when in town for a visit.

Thank Sabrina328
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been in since the first of the year because we were out of town so we had to stop in Friday as soon as we got back to Cocoa! To our delight Monica served us again! She was our server on our first visit...More

Thank beachfoodie7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Date night with hubby and our first time visiting so not sure what to expect. Our server was fabulous and since they did not have a specific GF menu he went over with me what I could have. Chose a most delicious salad with tuna...More

Thank MaeHem50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The southern style pimento,fried green tomato burger was amazing! Their food is made fresh and beautifully presented ! Lots of seating inside and out! The decor adds to the experience, making it a fun place for lunch or dinner. It is a great DownTown Cocoa...More

Thank CynthiaJ06
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nestled in the Old Cocoa Village area this joint looks as is its been here forever. So quaint and has that old southern feel and comfort to it. The staff are very colorful and helpful too. Makes you want to sit around with friends and...More

1  Thank 663sidb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was pretty good. I had fried chicken which came with two sides. Some additional sides for a slight upcharge. My wife had the Black and Bleu salad that includes flat iron steak. We split a starter chicken wings. The wings were nicely donr,...More

Thank Kparfl
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

As noted in other reviews the restaurant can be noisy. We ate on back patio that where more than average number of smokers were there, including smoking staff outside kitchen. Food was so-so. Nothing special. Service was poor as back patio was under staffed. Too...More

Thank Ralph C
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The fried chicken is to die for. So are the jalepeno cheese grits, pot roast and pullled pork. One of our favorite restaurants in Cocoa Village.

Thank David R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • E-mail
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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