This seafood eatery is truly a hidden gem in Boca Raton. Ke'e Grill is both tropical and fancy simultaneously, providing an ideal setting for any special occasion — or lack thereof. Their menu is packed with flavorful, creative dishes, with an emphasis on seafood. However, they have an array of non-seafood options, including salads, steaks and other dishes. Enjoy your selection in the inviting and comfortable atmosphere at Ke'e Grill!101 Plaza Real South Make a Reservation Chops Lobster Bar is a sophisticated and elegant restaurant nestled in Royal Palm Place. The eatery serves Boca Raton's best quality USDA Prime meats and a wide selection of pristine seafood. It has two separate levels: Chops, a luxurious steakhouse, and Lobster Bar, a chic seafood bar with an extensive raw bar. Executive Chef Sean Thompson has more than 13 years of hospitality experience and more than eight years working at different restaurants within the Buckhead Life Restaurant Group. Let Chef Sean and his team take you on a culinary journey you won't soon forget! 2200 Glades Road Make a Reservation
Photo Courtesy of Abe & Louie'sNestled in the heart of the city, Abe & Louie's provides a quiet escape from the activity in Boca Raton. This classic American steakhouse offers unparalleled flavor combinations and undeniably superior service. Abe & Louie's was first established in Boston in 1965 and has consistently exceeded expectations at both its Boston and Boca Raton locations. Peruse their menus for brunch, lunch or dinner, and pair your selection with one of their 600 wines available. Abe & Louie's cellar is stocked with wines sourced from respected vineyards across the world, ranging from modern blends to aged vintages. 171 East Palmetto Park Road Make a Reservation Casa D'Angelo is full of family traditions. Chef Angelo Elia created the authentic Italian eatery using recipes handed down from generations of passionate Italian cooks. He has added personal touches and brand new recipes to his repertoire of traditional dishes, creating an authentic yet modern taste of Italy. The design of Casa D'Angelo's interior reflects this unique blend of vintage and modern. Whether you are dining at their Fort Lauderdale or Boca Raton location, you are sure to be satisfied and mesmerized by the robust menu, sophisticated wine list, and inviting environment of Casa D'Angelo. 7940 Glades Road Make a Reservation City Fish Market is an airy seafood eatery situated alongside a beautiful, sparkling lake. Boasting gracious service, lake views and a wide selection of fresh seafood, City Fish Market provides a superb fine dining experience. They offer an array of menus, including lunch, dinner, retail and catering, happy hour, private dining, and of course, a cocktail and wine list. Whether you are ordering a large selection of food for a private party or you're celebrating an anniversary with your significant other, City Fish Market will make your experience extravagant in every way. 112 Northeast 2nd Street Make a Reservation
Photo Courtesy of Six TablesA visit to Six Tables is a truly unique and unforgettable experience. As the name implies, Six Tables hosts just six tables situated in an intimate and comfortable environment. There is only one seating each evening, which begins at 7 p.m. Guests are guided through an elaborate five-course prix fixe menu, which includes champagne upon arrival, an appetizer, salad, soup, a dinner entree, and dessert. This dining experience lasts about three hours and is ideal for a larger group dinner! 5751 North Federal Highway Make a Reservation This family-owned and -operated eatery has been a staple in the community for more than 20 years. Josephine's has an elegant, airy interior reminiscent of an Italian garden courtyard. They serve authentic Italian cuisine with signature dishes such as Dover Sole, Osso Bucco and an arrangement of traditional Italian favorites. Josephine's extensive wine collection beautifully complements their menu and their fully stocked bar features a range of popular liquors. Escape to the peaceful and enchanting atmosphere of Josephine's for your next date night or to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or other significant event! 9101 Lakeridge Boulevard Make a Reservation La Ferme is an undeniably unique dining option in Boca Raton. This eatery has an elegant interior with extravagant chandeliers and plush white cushions, complemented by funky accents and art pieces. Their modern French Mediterranean fare also sets them apart from the pack. Visit their wine bar, where you'll find a vast selection of drinks, from champagne and bubbly to a diverse array of reds and whites from all over the globe. Explore their diverse dinner menu with options ranging from escargots to filet mignon. Top of the night with a selection from their delectable dessert menu! 141 Via Naranjas #45 Make a Reservation Considered the best restaurant in Boca by many — or at least Robert McBride with Boca News! — twentytwenty Grille offers some of the most creative and flavorful dishes in the city. The world-famous, internationally acclaimed Chef Ron Weisheit wows guests with his innovative dishes and personable service. The trifecta of food, atmosphere and service is achieved at this exceptional eatery tucked away amongst other shops and eateries in Boca Raton. 499 East Palmetto Park Road Make a Reservation Trattoria Romana is a wildly authentic Italian eatery situated near the renowned Boca Raton Resort & Club just steps from the sparkling Atlantic Ocean. The restaurant originated in 1993 and has since established itself as the best in Italian dining this side of the Adriatic. Experience the romantic Romanesque atmosphere of this cozy restaurant and savor their signature dishes, including homemade gnocchi, tender veal chops, and fresh yellowtail snapper. Visit the adjacent Bar Sorana, named after the owner's hometown, that resembles an authentic Roman-style taverna. The taverna hosts a full bar serving specialty cocktails such as the "Via Veneto" and the "Gianduia Chocolate Martini," plus an international wine list. 39 Southeast 1st Avenue Make a Reservation Travel back to the simpler days of the 1950s at Frank and Dino's in Boca Raton. This newly established location so eloquently captures a vintage Italian-American culture. The swanky and sophisticated interior provides a superb atmosphere for enjoying their offerings, whether you're visiting for lunch, dinner or a drink. Every day from 4:30–6:30 p.m., you can get two-for-one drinks at their bar for happy hour. And from Tuesday to Sunday starting at 6:30 p.m., Frank and Dino's has live music playing in the bar and dining area. 455 East Palmetto Park Road Make a Reservation
Photo Courtesy of La Nouvelle MaisonThis enchanting French eatery has both a stunning, elegant interior and superb, modern cuisine. At La Nouvelle Maison, each dish is meticulously presented in an artful manner, made with local and organic ingredients. La Nouvelle Maison, or "the new house," puts a fresh twist on a traditional French restaurant, providing an unforgettable experience for guests. Dress up and retreat to this remarkable eatery with refined French entrees, delicate desserts and an extensive wine list. 5030 Champion Boulevard Make a Reservation This family-owned and -operated bistro-style restaurant is truly a treat to encounter. Whether you are dining inside the cozy interior or out on the airy patio next to the beautiful fountain, you are treated like family at Chez Marie. Enjoy French classics like escargots, beef bourguignon, duck à l'orange, crème brûlée or crêpe suzette, and pair your selection with a glass of wine from their wide selection! 499 South Federal Highway Make a Reservation The Locale is a new restaurant concept providing a culinary experience unlike anything else in South Florida. Classified as "New Latin American Fusion," this vibrant and refreshing restaurant creates rich, bold dishes made with the best quality ingredients available. Start with a small bite and a handcrafted cocktail and make your selection from the variety of entrees available on their dinner menu. 2350 Northwest Executive Center Drive Make a Reservation
Photo Courtesy of New York PrimeThis high-end steakhouse focuses on USDA Prime beef, colossal seafood platters and classic sides. While it may appear to be your typical steakhouse, New York Prime has some extra special surprises in store. You may just encounter a visit from Big Red (the largest lobster in the tank) while he gets wheeled around in a Radio Flyer wagon for guests to see up close! For more than 20 years, New York Prime has been a desirable hotspot for a night out, thanks to the lively bar, excellent menu and award-winning wine list. 6000 Glades Road Suite 1229 Make a Reservation Skip the airplane ride and travel straight to Italy with a visit to DaVinci's of Boca. The Carvelli family operates this authentic Italian eatery, bringing the recipes and spirit of their hometown of Mesoraca, Italy to South Florida. Every recipe, from their classic dishes to their more innovative offerings, is crafted from scratch using homemade fresh pasta and other high-quality ingredients. In fact, even the olives at the bar are stuffed by hand! Experience the warm, inviting atmosphere and friendly service at this mainstay in Boca Raton.
Photo Courtesy of Flamingo GardensWhile technically located in Davie, Flamingo Gardens is a popular destination for those living in and visiting Fort Lauderdale and surrounding cities. Established in 1927, Flamingo Gardens is a 60-acre botanical garden and everglade wildlife sanctuary. In fact, it is one of the oldest botanical gardens and attractions in South Florida! The gardens feature over 3,000 species of rare and exotic, tropical, subtropical, and native plants and trees. And the wildlife sanctuary is home to the largest collection of Florida native wildlife, including alligators, bobcats, eagles, otters, panthers, peacock, and of course, flamingos. If you haven't yet visited Flamingo Gardens, this is a must-do for a leisurely yet awe-inspiring date activity.
Photo Courtesy of the Stranahan House, Inc.You're never too "local" for a historic tour of the city! The Historic Stranahan House Museum allows you to take a journey through time. The Stranahan House was built in 1901 by Frank Stranahan, who is considered the founding father of Fort Lauderdale, along with his wife, Ivy Cromartie Stranahan, the area's first school teacher. It is the oldest surviving structure in the county and has previously served in many capacities, including a trading post, a post office, a town hall, and home to the Stranahan family. Go on a guided tour through the museum, where you will learn about the birth of our beloved community. Tours are provided daily at 1, 2 and 3 p.m., lasting approximately 45–60 minutes.
Photo Courtesy of Sunrise PaddleboardsIf staying fit was part of your New Year's resolutions, an active date experience may be your answer. Sunrise Paddleboards invites people of all fitness levels to enjoy this unique and exciting exercise that works your abdominals, arms and legs while enhancing your balance and core strength. Their two-hour class is the perfect way to be introduced to the sport of stand up paddleboarding if you haven't already, work on your personal fitness, and laugh alongside your significant other as you both complete this challenging, fun and effective activity. Beachgoers rejoice! There are plenty of ways to workout on the beach in and around Fort Lauderdale.
Photo Courtesy of Gondolas WestExplore the "Venice of America" atop a modern-day gondola with Gondolas West, inspired by the renowned gondola rides in Venice, Italy. This boutique company emphasizes nature over noise, as each nearly silent boat holds a maximum of six people and travels through small and intimate canalways that larger boats cannot maneuver. Book your tour, varying in length and time of day, from a two-hour canal tour in the morning to a 1.5-hour sunset tour. Or opt for a private tour so you have the entire boat to yourselves! With Gondolas West, you will get an unprecedented picture of the Fort Lauderdale area, learn about where our city came from, where it is now, and get a glimpse of the future for the "Venice of America."
Photo Courtesy of Think Escape GamesStretch your imagination to solve a mystery together at Think Escape Games, an innovative escape room in the heart of Fort Lauderdale. Live escape games are a relatively new concept that has been sweeping the nation as a popular activity for corporate team building, date nights, or simply an outing with family and friends. You will be locked in a room with other participants and will have to use elements within the room to solve a series of puzzles, find clues, and escape the room within a set time limit from different scenarios. Think Escape Games has three separate games to choose from — an experiment gone wrong in Laboratory 51, a murder mystery in The Study, and a billiards challenge in The Shady Tavern. Work together and compete against the clock to escape before time runs out!