There’s no better place to eat, drink and be merry than right here in Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches. Our local chefs, bakers, and bartenders are putting a new twist on classic holiday flavors, whipping up must-try snacks and sips all season long. Here’s a list of where you can find festive eats this Christmas in Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches.

The Funky Pelican in Flagler Beach

For festive libations, you’ll want to hit up The Funky Pelican. Each year the oceanside restaurant debuts several holiday-inspired drinks, like cider mimosas and cran-apple mules. Sip and celebrate the season with one of these specials while overlooking the beautiful Atlantic.

Swillerbee’s Craft Donuts and Coffee in Flagler Beach

Santa and his sweet tooth would approve of these decadent puffs of pastry. The bakers at Swillerbees in Flagler Beach whip up Christmas-themed offerings during the holidays. Like the Winter Wonderland, a donut that’s dusted with coconut and topped with delicate blue sprinkles. It’s the closest thing you can get to a cold winter’s day in Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches.

Java Joint Beachside Grill in Flagler Beach

While you can get these two drinks year-round, we feel they’re best enjoyed during the holidays. Java Joint’s Poinsettia is a refreshingly light twist on the classic mimosa. A blend of champagne and cranberry juice, the Poinsettia is best enjoyed with a side of French toast for a heavenly treat. For those who prefer something non-alcoholic, the Peppermint Patty Latte is a minty cup of caffeinated goodness. Get it hot or frozen for a peppy jolt that’ll keep you fueled for a day of holiday shopping in Flagler Beach.

Surfside Shakes in Flagler Beach

Shake up the holidays with a smooth swirl of ice cream and milk. Surfside Shakes rolls out specialty flavors during the holiday season—think creamy eggnog and peppermint chip. Other past offerings include the Starry Nights Shake, a blue raspberry and lemon-flavored shake that’s topped with special starry sprinkles, and the Sugar Cookie Sundae, a hot fudge sundae adorned with a sugar cookie and holiday sprinkles.

The Waffle Cone in Flagler Beach

Forget snow—the only thing we want to scoop this winter is ice cream. The Waffle Cone happily obliges, dishing out several festive options. In years past, this cute Flagler Beach creamery has offered up fan favorites like the Cherry Chocolate Cordial, Caramel Apple Strudel, Gingerbread Man, and Candy Cane.


Check out our complete list of restaurants in Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches.

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