Don Ricos Shrimp Tacos are some of the best seafood in Daytona Beach

Sample the Best Seafood in Daytona Beach with these 5 Must-Try Dishes

You don't have to look far to find the best seafood in Daytona Beach. Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort is home to some of the top seafood restaurants in Florida, with fresh catches and delectable dishes right on site. After soaking in a day of fun and sun-filled adventure along the beach, you can enjoy a delicious family meal or romantic dinner for two, delighting your tastebuds with one of these five must-try meals.

1) Roasted Mahi Mahi

Guests of Doc Bales’ Grill will enjoy oceanfront dining and one of Daytona’s premier local menus. The chef-inspired Roasted Mahi Mahi is a mouthwatering main course in Doc Bales’ signature southern coastal dinner buffet. Fresh and savory, this fragrant white fish is the perfect centerpiece for your meal.

2) Crab Cake and Florida Beach Bread Sandwich

For hearty meals and a fun atmosphere, Don Ricos Sports Bar & Grill can’t be beat. Pair your favorite draft beer with their finger-licking-good Crab Cake & Florida Beach Bread. Super lump blue crab is pan-seared and prepared with Dijon mustard, mayonnaise, Old Bay seasoning, cracker crust and black bean. Topped with corn pico de gallo and perfectly-ripe avocado, it’s a seafood sandwich you won’t soon forget.

3) Fried Catfish on the Rack

Fresh tastes of the Atlantic take center stage in Daytona Beach. Known for delicious American seafood dishes, visitors enjoy culinary excellence with delectable flavors. Doc Bales’ Fried Catfish on the Rack is no exception. Perfectly crispy and full of flavor, this Southern-inspired recipe is sure to wow your palette and keep you coming back for more.

4) Shrimp Tacos

After a morning on the beach, who doesn’t want to indulge in some delicious Mexican cuisine? Head back to Don Ricos for lunch with the family, and try their amazing Blackened Shrimp Tacos. Fresh jalapeño slaw, house-made pico de gallo and a drizzle of perfectly-spicy chipotle ranch sauce make these tacos a favorite Mexican-inspired seafood dish. Served with warm tortilla chips and flavorful salsa, this is the perfect beachside meal.

5) Mixed Clams and Mussels in Beer, White or Red Sauce

It wouldn’t be a list of the best Daytona Beach seafood without mentioning clams and mussels. Doc Bales’ serves up fresh, local shellfish in one of three delicious sauces—white, red or beer. This dish has the mouthwatering flavors of the Atlantic that will satisfy every seafood lover!

At Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort, we’ve got all your dining needs covered. From luxury to casual, you’ll find the perfect spot to sit back, relax and enjoy the very best flavors of the Florida coast.

Memorial Day Getaway

Enjoy our Memorial Day cookout during your stay featuring delicious chef-inspired selections like BBQ beef short ribs, Carolina BBQ chicken, fried catfish, decadent desserts, and more!

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