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Cocoa Beach Pier Reveals 5 Brand New Dining & Retail Concepts Opening In Time For Spring Break 2023

The ever popular Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier, one of the busiest tourist destinations on the Space Coast, has announced an investment of more than $3.5 million in new retail and dining concepts.

Development on the new additions to the Pier is already underway, and are set to debut in early 2023!

Cocoa Beach Pier Sunrise

“The Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier is the premier tourist destination in Cocoa Beach and Cape Canaveral and a popular gathering spot for locals,” said Jim Gissy, Executive Vice President at Westgate Resorts. “We are excited to elevate the guest experience at the pier with several new restaurants and food outlets, a brand-new Pier retail shop, and five family-style changing rooms.”

New offerings at the Pier will bring a brand-new souvenir shop, upscale waterfront dining with a sushi bar, customizable grab-and-go options, and a new daquiri bar.

Cocoa Beach Pier Announces 5 Brand New Dining & Retail Concepts Opening Early 2023

The new retail space will feature a 51-foot wall of customized T-shirts, mugs, branded accessories and more, all showcasing the incredible history of Central Florida’s beach and surf culture.

The Pier Shop is relocating to the base of the Pier and is scheduled to open this week, December 24, 2022.

The Pier Shop Cocoa Beach Pier

Paying homage to the year the Pier was opened, this upscale restaurant will be located where Pelican's was on Cocoa Beach Pier, boasting a completely reimagined dining experience with a brand-new menu including fresh seafood, grilled favorites and a full sushi bar with sake cocktail offerings.

Pier 62 will feature a new outdoor bar with seating and roll-up windows for guests to take in the oceanfront views and exquisite Florida sunsets.

Pier 62 is scheduled to open in February 2023.

Pier 62 Oceanfront Restaurant & Bar  Cocoas Beach Pier

Full of unique customizations and made-to-order sandwiches to go, Ohana Subs will allow guests to choose from premium, locally-sourced ingredients all assembled fresh by our Sandwich Experts.

Ohana Subs will feature unique and specialty selections of freshly sliced cold cuts and deli meats, along with an assortment of fresh veggies. The perfect way to grab a bite and head back down to the waves.

Ohana Subs is scheduled to open in February 2023.

Ohana Subs Cocoa Bech Pier

A completely new spin on the classic bowl of chips. Guests will experience loaded kettle-cooked chip bowls packed with punchy ingredients.

Featuring items like Mexican Street Corn, Italian Chicken Alfredo and Philly Cheesesteaks, this elevated beach snack will surely be a hit with locals and tourists alike.

Chip Wrecked is scheduled to open in February 2023.

Cocoa Beach Pier Chip Wrecked

Ocean Freeze is a classic daiquiri bar featuring nine, fan-favorite frozen concoctions such as margarita, piña colada, peach, mango, strawberry, orange, green apple, Blue Hawaiian and Hurricane.

Ocean Freeze is scheduled to open in February 2023, just in time for spring break.

Ocean Freeze Daiquiri Bar  Cocoa Beach Pier

In addition to the new retail and dining options coming to Coca Beach Pier, the renovated Pier will now feature five family-style changing and restroom facilities allowing families the opportunity to change in comfort after a long day of hitting the surf and sand.

Since its construction in 1962, the Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier has provided lasting memories for millions of visitors year after year. The renovation of existing locations on the Pier, as well as the addition of exciting new food concepts, is the Pier’s biggest enhancement in more than 40 years.

For more information on new projects led by Westgate Resorts at its Pier and other properties across the country, please visit

Cocoa Beach Pier


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