It’s all about the location at the Island Mermaid. An expansive outdoor deck commands a view of the Ocean Beach Ferry dock. Aside from a little exhaust inhalation at docking, the new fare, American cuisine will have you reminiscing about winters spent in Key West. Try the bacon wrapped meatloaf, catfish roulade, or the stuffed pork loin. After sunset, the Island Mermaid is often victim to the “girls night out” types. The cookie-cutter crowd might bring on the urge to be double fisting. You’re in good hands— bartender and local surfing guru Jamie Raguso is a master mixologist.
Arguably this pick should be higher on the list but due to its less convenient location, it gets a lower spot. Located in Cherry Grove, the Top of the Bay restaurant is the place to be for a sunset dinner. […]