522 Ocean Avenue
Melbourne Beach, Florida 32951
Tel: 321-722-2737

By  Mike Miller Updated August 15, 2023

Djon's is a fine dining establishment named after its owner, Djon Papej.

It is not your typical beach establishment;  you will be okay wearing slacks or shorts and a polo shirt, but leave your flip-flops and tee shirt at home. 

This place warrants your dressing up a bit;  you won't be disappointed.

I lived for many years near this restaurant.  In the old days it was known as Poor Richard's.  The newer Djon's has kept up the quaint ambience and improved everything from top to bottom.

Dijon's Steak and Lobster House, Melbourne BeachDijon's Steak and Lobster House, Melbourne Beach

Locals and tourists enjoy the daily happy hour from 5pm to 7pm with $5 cocktails and $6 martinis.  The happy hour menu is good enough that you can dine on the offerings from this event alone. 

Filet tips, sesame tuna, garlic shrimp, calamari and many other tantalizing treats are on the menu.

Interior of Dijon's Steak and Lobster House, Melbourne BeachDjon's Steak and Lobster House, Melbourne Beach

The restaurant is in a historic early building, with both inside and outside dining.  The upper dining deck has a great view of the Indian River Lagoon. 

Your dining experience will begin with any of a large variety of appetizers such as calamari, crab and lobster cake, escargot, baked brie, King Crab spring rolls, Oysters Rockefeller and many other treats. 

The salads are great.  Choose from asparagus salad, the house salad, Caesar, wedge or roasted beet salad.

Entrees include either a 6 ounce or 8 ounce filet mignon (my favorite), Prime Angus New York Strip, a 22 ounce Delmonico, veal, lamb, burgers, crusted chicken and roasted duck.

The seafood menu offers live Maine lobster, sea bass, yellow fin ahi tuna, scallops, cedar planked salmon, crab crusted grouper, roasted lobster tail and several other lobster dishes.

Djon's has a full service bar and a large selection of beer and wine.  It is a perfect place to cap off a day of fun in the sun and surf of Melbourne Beach. 


Sunday-Thursday: 4pm - 10pm

Friday & Saturday: 4pm - 11pm


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