Historic buildings, local gems and tasty bites – Downtown Vero Beach has it all! The area is chock-full of eateries, unique galleries and events that are fun for any visitor to enjoy. Whether you’re staying for a long vacation or just visiting for the weekend, we’ve broken down the best places for you to stay, shop, see and eat below!
This newer hotel offers a modern oasis near the Florida coast for any travelers looking to explore the downtown area. It’s within walking distance to restaurants and shopping, and minutes away from the beaches.
Check out the Hampton Inn & Suites Vero Beach Downtown online to book your stay!
You can find something for everyone when shopping in the downtown area! From on-trend clothing boutiques to handmade jewelry, the selection is anything but slim. Searching for some of the best spots to drop by? Look no further:
Seahorse Lane Boutique
From chic tops to darling dresses, this boutique has everything you need! Make sure to check out their handmade jewelry and custom Vero apparel.
Address: 1981 14th Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 643-6135
Carmine & Lucia’s Fine Olive Oils and Balsamics
Your weekly recipes just got a lot tastier! Carmine and Lucia’s infused olive oils are some of the best to cook with.
Address: 1916 14th Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32960
The Parisian Hostess
This stylish haven is a cross between the best vintage finds and handmade trinkets! Make sure to try some of their homemade apothecary products with essential oils.
Address: 2101 14th Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (805) 587-5624
Torsades with a Twist
These stunning jewelry pieces are the perfect addition to anyone’s jewelry box! From pearl designs to beautiful beads, every piece is crafted with care for it’s new owner.
Address: 1935 14th Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (239) 273-0243
Looking for that perfect antique decor to add to your home? Look no further! Whether you’re searching for inspiration or that finishing piece, Eclectus has something for everyone.
Address: 1924 12th Ct, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 567-4962
Sprucing up your home is simple with Decorative Arts. Stop by for unique pieces that are sure to grab the attention of all of your guests.
Address: 1923 Old Dixie Hwy, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 563-0040
SEE & DO
Are you curious about how to spend your days during your visit? Whether you’re looking to pamper yourself, search for specialty treasures amongst local vendors or learn a little bit about Vero Beach’s heritage, there are plenty of options to choose from. See some of our favorites below:
One Yoga Planet
Whether you’re a beginner or master yogi, there are classes suited for every level. Bring a friend to join the fun!
Address: 1446 19th Pl Suite 100, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 539-2793
Vero Beach Heritage and Indian River County Citrus Museum
Though you knew everything about Vero Beach? Think again! Check out the historical photos, artifacts and displays at the museum for a look into the town’s beginning.
Address: 2140 14th Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 770-2263
The Spa Downtown
Looking to unwind a bit? Schedule a luxurious massage at The Spa Downtown! Add essential oils for an enhanced experience.
Address: 2043 14th Avenue, Vero Beach, FL, 32960
Phone: (772) 999-1297
Should you be visiting around the last Friday of the month, you’ll surely want to check out Downtown Friday! What is Downtown Friday exactly? Think of it as a large street party in the middle of downtown with live music, local vendors, food tastings and more. Did I mention that it’s FREE and a pet-friendly event?
You can also browse some newer local works of art – the beautiful murals popping up all around the city! For a full list of these murals and where to find them, check out this article.
Now here is where things get good – the endless options for delicious eats! From fresh seafood to crafted cocktails, Downtown Vero Beach has some of the best food to offer. Stop by some of these local spots for a taste of the town:
Baci Trattoria (Italian)
Buongiorno! This funky Italian spot offers some incredible benedicts and gourmet french toasts. Try out the “American in Paris” on your first visit.
Address: 1918 14th Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 794-4747
Beach Bum Bagel Café (Bagels & Sandwiches)
Headed to the beach? Grab one of the best bagels in town before hitting the waves! They’re open bright and early to accommodate the early risers.
Address: 2205 14th Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 299-3242
Patasserie Vero Beach (Bakery)
Calling all sweet lovers! From homemade cookies to loaves of flaky bread, every item is sure to please your taste buds.
Address: 1910 Old Dixie Hwy, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 770-4122
Italian Kitchen (Italian)
In the mood for a little Italian food? The Italian Kitchen serves the best New York style pizza and Chicken Parmigiana in town!
Address: 2121 14th Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 569-0060
Tea and Chi (Tea Room)
Sip on a unique tea blend the next time you’re downtown! Tea and Chi has more then 50 different tea options to choose from.
Address: 2044 14th Avenue, Vero Beach, Florida 32960
Phone: (772) 563-0620
American Icon Brewery (Brews & Bites)
Unwind after a long day at American Icon Brewery! Grab a brew and play a round of life-size Connect Four with some friends!
Address: 1133 19th Pl, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 934-4266
Off the Rail (American)
Burgers that you’ll never forget! Make sure to indulge in one of these stackers next time you’re in town!
Address: 1327 21st St, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 217-3734
This casual seafood spot is the place to eat and drink! Enjoy their lobster night special on Wednesdays and all-you-can-eat tacos every Thursday.
Address: 1931 Old Dixie Hwy, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 770-0977
Southern Social (Craft Cocktails and Southern Food)
Rustic and refined – it doesn’t get any better! Their twists on the best southern classics and crafted cocktails will keep you coming back each week!
Address: 1932 14th Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 205-2212
An upscale Italian chophouse, Avanzare’s pastas are made fresh daily and they serve some of the freshest local seafood.
Address: 2023 14th Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 978-9789
Osceola Bistro (American)
Fresh local food that you’ll love! Try out some of their secret recipe crab cakes and a hanger steak salad!
Address: 2045 13th Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 569-1299
Sean Ryan Pub (Irish Restaurant)
This traditional Irish spot in downtown is the most authentic pub in town. The menu boasts delicious traditional Irish fare. Bring all your friends and family!
Address: 2019 14th Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 217-2183
Bistro Fourchette (French)
See you at the bistro! This French cuisine is sure to delight everyone, and their burger and bordeaux special is one of the best (every Wednesday)!
Address: 1309 19th Pl, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: Phone: (772) 770-2071
Live music and some of the best brews! Be sure to visit this local hotspot at least once during your stay!
Address: 1937 Old Dixie Hwy, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 569-5533
Blue Agave (Mexican)
This lively Mexican restaurant offers a variety of Hispanic dishes in addition to a full bar! Take all the girls out for margaritas or their housemade sangria tonight!
Address: 1979 14th Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone: (772) 999-3484
What are you waiting for? Downtown Vero Beach is the place to be! We hope that you enjoy these hot spots just as much as the locals do. Be sure to share your experience on social media with #LoveVeroBeach.
Briana Anderson is a Vero Beach native currently living in Tampa, Florida. She’s a lover of all things related to fashion and travel – ready to jet at any time! You can follow along on her fashionable adventures via Instagram (@brianaanderson) or her blog, www.brianaanderson.com.