by The Editors | July 11, 2017

Bird’s Eye View: Downtown Stuart

Moor your boat at Sunset Bay Marina and test those sea legs in downtown Stuart.

Illustration by Leslie Chalfont

Illustration by Leslie Chalfont

  1. DOWNTOWN STUART BOARDWALK Meander and gander at the St. Lucie River and the Roosevelt Bridge 121 S.W. Flagler Ave.
  2. STUART GREEN MARKET On Sunday mornings, this open-air shopper’s delight has local goodies. 121 S.W. Flagler Ave.
  3. STUART HERITAGE MUSEUM Step inside this renovated building from 1901 to discover the city’s pioneer and pineapple days. 161 S.W. Flagler Ave.
  4. SAILFISH FOUNTAIN In 2003, Geoffrey C. Smith sculpted this 18-foot monument, an iconic symbol of the Sailfish Capital of the World. S.W. St. Lucie Ave.
  5. LYRIC THEATRE Though it launched in 1926, it’s churning out hot acts all summer, like the Bacon Brothers. 59 S.W. Flagler Ave.
  6. STUART BOATHOUSE Enjoy water while noshing on small bites and listening to live music on weekends. 49 S.W. Seminole St.
  7. STUART COFFEE COMPANY Run by a sweet couple, this fun coffee house whips up a latte more than java. 55 S.W. Flagler Ave.
  8. LUNA DOWNTOWN STUART An Italian gem with signature garlic knots, oven-fired pizza or savory pasta. 49 S.W. Flagler Ave.
  9. RARE EARTH GALLERY This airy space showcases regional art. 41 S.W. Flagler Ave.
  10. OSCEOLA STREET CAFE The former coffee shop turned Stuart standard now serves lunch and dinner. 26 S.W. Osceola St.
  11. MATILDA’S A coastal shop with beach chic clothes and more. 15 S.W. Flagler Ave.
  12. OLD COLORADO INN Built in 1890, it’s a comfy, updated crash pad outfitted with tropical touches. 211 S. Colorado Ave.
  13. NOODLE WORLD SUSHI & THAI Dine al fresco and satisfy cravings for Asian fusion with sushi rolls and pho. 7 S.E Osceola St.
  14. THE NAMASTE GRILL A Zen experience for Nepalese and Indian cuisine. 333 S.E. Ocean Blvd.
  15. RESORT AT HOME This designer’s haven has a fabric collection named after Treasure Coast spots. 321 S.E. Osceola St.
  16. CHAOS FISHING ADVENTURES Capt. Jonathan Earhart knows when the fish are running, and most importantly, where to hook ‘em: inshore, nearshore or offshore. 3565 S.E. St. Lucie Blvd.