Norman’s Raw Bar & Grill in Cocoa Village Closes Doors, First Opened In 1969
By Space Coast Daily // March 9, 2020
owners of Murdock's Southern Bistro purchase the business
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – Norman’s Raw Bar and Grill has closed their doors after 51 years in historic Cocoa Village.
First opened in 1969, Norman’s was notorious for their raw oysters and live music outside on the corner of Forest Ave. and King St.
The owners, Norman Earley and his wife Carrie, will reportedly use the time to spend more time with family.
The owners of Murdock’s Southern Bistro have purchased the business, according to local reports.
On Monday, visitors were greeted with a giant white sign outside the front door, ” SOLD – 51 Years of Love, Laughter & Fun Thank You everyone! — Norman & Carrie”.
Norman’s Raw Bar and Grill employed around 40 people.
Murdock’s operations manager was reportedly at the restaurant on Monday interviewing some of the Norman’s staff, according to an employee.
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