Watamu has a small but interesting collection of restaurants and coffee shops. The main restuarants include, Pilipan which is a mix of seafood with Indian influences, located on Prawn Lake.  Pilipan also does great cocktails. There is the beach front Kobe restaurant which is primarily Italian. Ocean Sports with its amazing seafront location serves excellent pub type food.  Also great for sundowners. There are also many other small local eateries serving Swahili type food as well as Italian pizza etc. Crab Shack is located on the South side of Mida Creek and it an interesting spot for sundowners in amongst the mangroves. There are 2 main coffee shops both Italian serving excellent coffee, and fabulous icecreams and pastries.