Snacks on a Beach Travel Guide

Find the best beach and boardwalk snacks around.


Restaurants & Bars
Thrasher’s French Fries
Through 5 generations and 80 years, Thrasher's has changed hands only twice. With no deviation from original procedures or recipes, Thrasher’s offers the best boardwalk fries around.
  • 401 S Atlantic Ave #1
  • Ocean City, MD 21842 US

Thrasher’s French Fries

Through 5 generations and 80 years, Thrasher's has changed hands only twice. With no deviation from original procedures or recipes, Thrasher’s offers the best boardwalk fries around.
401 S Atlantic Ave #1 Ocean City, MD, US
Phone: +1 410-289-7232
Schulzies Bread Pudding
Schulzies Bread Pudding offers up a tasty boardwalk dessert alternative. This timeless dessert gets the ultimate facelift for Venice beachgoers with a variety of innovative gourmet flavors.
  • 1827 Ocean Front Walk
  • Los Angeles, CA 90291 US

Schulzies Bread Pudding

Schulzies Bread Pudding offers up a tasty boardwalk dessert alternative. This timeless dessert gets the ultimate facelift for Venice beachgoers with a variety of innovative gourmet flavors.
1827 Ocean Front Walk Los Angeles, CA, US
Phone: +1 424-228-5132
Schooner or Later
People wait for hours just to get this marina-side restaurant’s signature dish: The Mess -- every breakfast food you could ever want, chopped up and served on 1 plate.
  • 241 North Marina Drive
  • Long Beach, CA 90803 US

Schooner or Later

People wait for hours just to get this marina-side restaurant’s signature dish: The Mess -- every breakfast food you could ever want, chopped up and served on 1 plate.
241 North Marina Drive Long Beach, CA, US
Matsumoto’s Shave Ice
If you're going to the North Shore, it's a must to stop by this legendary shack established in 1951. On average, they serve 1,000 shaved ices a day.
  • 66-087 Kamehameha Highway
  • Haleiwa, HI 96712 US

Matsumoto’s Shave Ice

If you're going to the North Shore, it's a must to stop by this legendary shack established in 1951. On average, they serve 1,000 shaved ices a day.
66-087 Kamehameha Highway Haleiwa, HI, US
Phone: +1 808-637-4827
Aloha Mixed Plate
This seaside restaurant highlights Hawaii’s multicultural history by serving “mixed plates” or dishes that incorporate Japanese, Filipino, Chinese and Korean flavors.
  • 1285 Front Street
  • Lahaina, HI 96761 US

Aloha Mixed Plate

This seaside restaurant highlights Hawaii’s multicultural history by serving “mixed plates” or dishes that incorporate Japanese, Filipino, Chinese and Korean flavors.
1285 Front Street Lahaina, HI, US
Aruba Café
Nestled in the swaying palms of the beach at Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Aruba Beach Cafe is a reminder of the Caribbean where good food, drinks, friends and laughter are always the catch of the day.
  • 1 Commercial Boulevard
  • Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL 33308 US

Aruba Café

Nestled in the swaying palms of the beach at Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Aruba Beach Cafe is a reminder of the Caribbean where good food, drinks, friends and laughter are always the catch of the day.
1 Commercial Boulevard Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL, US
Phone: +1 954-776-0001
Cool Scoops
Enjoy over 30 flavors of hand-dipped, soft serve and sugar-free ice creams at this chrome-filled, black-and-white tiled, 50s-style diner. Cool off with slushies and smoothies or reminisce over a classic shake or malt.
  • 1111 New Jersey Avenue
  • North Wildwood, NJ 08260 US

Cool Scoops

Enjoy over 30 flavors of hand-dipped, soft serve and sugar-free ice creams at this chrome-filled, black-and-white tiled, 50s-style diner. Cool off with slushies and smoothies or reminisce over a classic shake or malt.
1111 New Jersey Avenue North Wildwood, NJ, US
JAWZ Fish Tacos
What started out in 1998 as a roadside truck in Makena is now a favorite stop for beach snacks since the opening of their brick and mortar restaurant in 2003. Try their famous fish tacos and a cup of the beloved shaved ice.
  • 1279 South Kihei Road
  • Kihei, HI 96753 US

JAWZ Fish Tacos

What started out in 1998 as a roadside truck in Makena is now a favorite stop for beach snacks since the opening of their brick and mortar restaurant in 2003. Try their famous fish tacos and a cup of the beloved shaved ice.
1279 South Kihei Road Kihei, HI, US
Phone: +1 609-729-2665
Clam Bar
The Clam Bar is known for authentic Atlantic seaside dining. It also embodies the spirit of summer at the beach, with a family atmosphere, casual dress code and outdoor seating.
  • 2025 Montauk Highway
  • Amagansett, NY 11930 US

Clam Bar

The Clam Bar is known for authentic Atlantic seaside dining. It also embodies the spirit of summer at the beach, with a family atmosphere, casual dress code and outdoor seating.
2025 Montauk Highway Amagansett, NY, US
La Parrilla
There are more than 50 food stands along Highway 3 on the way to Luquillo Beach. La Parrilla, which means "the grill," has long been the resident fine-dining option among these kiosks.
  • Mata de Plátano
  • Luquillo, Luquillo Puerto Rico

La Parrilla

There are more than 50 food stands along Highway 3 on the way to Luquillo Beach. La Parrilla, which means "the grill," has long been the resident fine-dining option among these kiosks.
Mata de Plátano Luquillo, Luquillo, Puerto Rico
Café La Plage
One of San Juan's most distinctive restaurants, Café La Plage offers guests a unique and private oceanfront setting, where lounging and dining complement each other, and a live DJ provides the ambiance.
  • 4851 Isla Verde Avenue
  • Carolina, Carolina 979 Puerto Rico

Café La Plage

One of San Juan's most distinctive restaurants, Café La Plage offers guests a unique and private oceanfront setting, where lounging and dining complement each other, and a live DJ provides the ambiance.
4851 Isla Verde Avenue Carolina, Carolina, Puerto Rico