There's a certain day in March when everyone in the Southeast Florida area feels a little Irish and dreams of the Emerald Isle — St. Patrick's Day! Our estate agents love embracing this Irish holiday, and we invite you to join in on the festivities around town. Say top of the morning to spring and celebrate St. Patrick's Day with style at these great Southeast Florida parties.
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Photo Courtesy of Malcolm Mayo via SpazioThis casual-chic Italian eatery is situated in the heart of Fort Lauderdale Beach. Dine al fresco on the oceanfront patio, host a family celebration in the semi-private wine lounge or gather with friends for a drink at the bar. Wherever you are, take in the breathtaking ocean views. The views are most visible on the patio, enhanced by live top 40 and flamenco music every night from 7–11 p.m.
Photo Courtesy of Truluck'sWith several locations across the country, Truluck's is a getaway for the senses. They serve fresh-catch seafood and prime tender steaks prepared to perfection, complemented by delicious wines by the glass and bottle. Plus, Truluck's offers live entertainment on a nightly basis!
Photo Courtesy of Blue MartiniLocated at The Galleria on Sunrise Boulevard, Blue Martini is the place to be every night of the week. They have a daily happy hour, offering discounts on drinks and menu items, plus an unbeatable nightlife experience. Take a look at the live bands and entertainment happening at Blue Martini in the near future.
Photo Courtesy of Gary Rack's Farmhouse KitchenGary Rack's Farmhouse Kitchen was cultivated to represent a powerful mission of honoring the environment and supporting local purveyors, upholding the irresistible farm-fresh lifestyle we all crave. The menu was thoughtfully developed to include "just good food" that is made with seasonal, sustainable, and locally sourced ingredients. Choose from an array of delicious appetizers, refreshing salads, hearty handheld options like burgers, sandwiches and wraps, tacos, and entrees from both the land and sea.
This health food takeout store aims to make it convenient and affordable to eat healthy, delicious meals. That's why they have carefully designed their meals to be packed full of flavor and void of fats, carbohydrates or calories. The Fit Food Express kitchen prepares fresh meals cooked daily and packaged into microwavable containers for you to take home. They also have an organic smoothie and juice bar on site too! Choose from their selection of smoothies, juices, açaí bowls, and healthy shots.
Photo Courtesy of Carl Dawson via JuiceBuzz MRKT + JUICERYLocated just off the lively Atlantic Avenue, JuiceBuzz is Delray Beach's first dedicated juice and smoothie bar. Operating under the mantra that "food is medicine," JuiceBuzz serves a variety of cold-pressed juices, smoothies, healthy shots and açaí bowls for on-the-go nutrition. The juice bar is accompanied by a market, featuring a wide range of health and wellness products.
Photo Courtesy of Fit Food ExpressFit Food Express serves an array of made-to-order juices, organic smoothies, açaí bowls and shots, all made with organic ingredients. One of their most popular items is the Pretzel Twist bowl, made with almond milk, açaí, kale, cacao powder and banana topped with homemade granola, pretzel, cacao nibs, coconut flakes, peanut butter, and fresh banana slices.
Photo Courtesy of Angelo Elia Pizza, Bar and TapasAngelo Elia Pizza, Bar and Tapas is perhaps best known for their delicious pizzas — and rightfully so! This authentic Italian eatery serves an impressive selection of pizzas, tapas, pasta dishes, and other Italian specialties. Plus, the restaurant has a gorgeous wine bar serving a wide range of wines sourced from the finest wine regions, from Tuscany to Napa, and everywhere in between. This chic, modern and casual eatery is the perfect place to unwind with a glass of wine at the bar or indulge in a hearty Italian meal paired with a red or white wine. Peruse the impressive selection of wines available at Angelo Elia, including bottles to share or individual glasses.
Photos Courtesy of La PouletteThis quaint, laid-back French eatery is known for their incredible chicken. Everything here is farm-to-table and packed with unbeatable flavor. But you may not realize that La Poulette is also equipped with a full wine bar, serving a variety of wines from around the world. They even offer monthly wine tastings! Whatever you do, top off your experience at La Poulette with a decadent French dessert — like their popular handmade crème brûlée.
Photo Courtesy of Waterstone Resort & MarinaBoca Landing is a picturesque waterfront eatery located in the Waterstone Resort & Marina. Whether you're a guest of the resort or a local resident, enjoy exceptional Intracoastal views while you dine al fresco on one of the best outdoor patios in Boca Raton. At Boca Landing, Chef Matthew Mixon creates imaginative cuisine debuting the region's freshest seasonal flavors, which perfectly complement the selection of handcrafted cocktails and fine wines. From a bountiful European breakfast to a grilled steak or local seafood dish, Boca Landing has it all. BRIO Tuscan Grille | Italian | Location — Warm, relaxed Italian restaurant in Boca Center offering Tuscan-inspired dishes, a great wine selection, and craft cocktails. Burtons Grill & Bar | American | Menu | Location — Well-known chain bar and grill with high-quality American dishes served in a comfortable dining space. Café 5150 | American | Location — American eatery situated in the Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center, featuring an elegant dining room, an outdoor patio, and great views of the new amphitheater. Flashback Diner | American | Location — High-quality diner open 24 hours a day serving hearty breakfast, lunch and dinner specialties at three locations in the region. Henry's | American | Menu | Location — Inviting restaurant serving elevated classic American dishes in a bright and sophisticated dining room.
Photo Courtesy of Ke'e GrillThis vibrant seafood restaurant is a hidden gem in Boca. With both a tropical and sophisticated feel, Ke'e Grill provides an ideal setting for a special occasion — or lack thereof. The menu is packed with creative dishes, with a special emphasis on all things seafood. For Boca Restaurant Month, select one item from each course, including an appetizer, an entree, and a dessert. And all year long, Ke'e Grill remains of the best fine dining destinations in the city. Louie Bossi's Boca Raton | Italian | Menu | Location — Rustic elegant eatery serving an array of Italian specialties, including pizza, pasta, paninis, soup, salads, and more. Mariposa at Neiman Marcus | New American | Menu | Location — Upscale eatery serving globally inspired fare within a stunning, chic space in the Neiman Marcus store at the Town Center at Boca Raton. Matteo's of Boca Raton | Italian | Menu | Location — Casual chain eatery with traditional decor serving family-style Italian dishes and wines by the glass.
Photo Courtesy of Max's GrilleIf you prefer dining al fresco, Max's Grille is an excellent option, as it has one of the best outdoor patios in Boca Raton. Plus, this eatery in the heart of Mizner Park is the perfect place to unwind after a busy day of shopping. The bar at Max's Grille seamlessly extends from the inside to the beautiful patio, where you'll find more seating under the shade or in the sun. The elevated New American dishes and robust drink menu at Max's Grille are made all the better by airy surrounds and an overall classy atmosphere. Melting Pot Boca Raton | Fondue | Location — Romantic fondue restaurant chain with a plethora of heated pots of cheese, chocolate, and broth for do-it-yourself cooking and dipping. Morton's The Steakhouse | Steakhouse | Location — Steakhouse chain with a swanky interior serving aged prime beef, seafood, and other traditional steakhouse dishes. Nick's New Haven Style Pizzeria | Italian | Location — Sophisticated bar and grill specializing in thin-crust pizza, with an extensive menu of Italian and American dishes.
Photo Courtesy of Ouzo BayIt's all about freshness at this stunning modern eatery. Ouzo Bay serves an array of Greek dishes, including wild catches from around the world, grass-fed lamb, and prime dry aged meats. Eating here is like reserving a table on the Mediterranean, as each bite offers authentic flavors beautifully combined with age-old recipes. The world-class bar and lounge at Ouzo Bay serves handcrafted cocktails, small-batch whiskeys, and one of the most extensive Ouzo selections on the East Coast. Prezzo | Italian | Menu | Location — Casual Italian chain with a daily happy hour serving stone-baked pizzas, classic pasta, and more traditional dishes.
Photo Courtesy of Ramen Lab EateryRamen Lab Eatery is the first authentic ramen restaurant in Boca Raton. The fast-casual, counter-serve eatery is a perfect place for a quick lunch — especially during Boca Restaurant Month! Ramen Lab specializes in ramen, staying true to the bowl concept, which includes donburi and poke bowls. They emphasize sustainable food made fresh and make their own ramen noodles in-house, complemented by the thick, rich broth found in each ramen bowl. Discover an array of authentic toppings, from tender pork chashu to a perfectly cooked and seasoned poached egg. Rocco's Tacos | Mexican | Location — Popular Mexican restaurant with an outdoor patio serving classic dishes and snacks in addition to over 400 types of tequila. Ruth's Chris Steak House | Steakhouse | Menu | Location — Renowned steakhouse chain with an elegant setting and diverse selection of steaks, seafood, and other specialties.
Photo Courtesy of SaiKo-iThe chic and modern interior of SaiKo-i creates the perfect setting for enjoying the authentic and innovative dishes of this renowned Japanese restaurant. SaiKo-i is a sushi lounge and hibachi grill with a range of choices to suit every palate. Each dish is prepared with the finest of ingredients and an authentic recipe, complete with a striking presentation. Stop by SaiKo-i for lunch ($22) or dinner ($38) during Boca Restaurant Month to sample the best of their sushi menu and other Japanese dishes. Sardinia Enoteca Ristorante | Italian | Location — Excellent Italian eatery with a gorgeous interior, array of authentic dishes, and an impressive wine selection. Seasons 52 | New American | Menu | Location — Chain eatery with a focus on featuring fresh and seasonal ingredients on their menu, in addition to offering a great selection of international wines.
Photo Courtesy of Tanzy RestaurantNestled inside iPic Theaters, Tanzy Restaurant is an excellent option for date night in Boca Raton. This artisanal Italian eatery and lounge serves a selection of pasta, flatbreads, and wines in a cozy, intimate space. The carefully curated menu at Tanzy draws inspiration from Italy's Amalfi region, featuring exceptional coastal touches and classic flavors and ingredients. Traditional methods are combined with the adventurous to create a bold and inspiring meal — no matter what you choose from the three-course prix fixe menu during Boca Restaurant Month. Tap 42 | Gastropub | Location — Vibrant gastropub serving hearty brunch, lunch and dinner menus in a colorful space at the Town Center at Boca Raton. Temper Grille | American | Location — Tapas-style eatery focused on fresh ingredients with a great selection of beer and wine from all over the world.
Photo Courtesy of The LocaleExperience rich, bold flavors found throughout the continent without traveling far at all. The Locale is a New American eatery with a special Latin flair, utilizing quality ingredients, which are well-prepared and deliciously composed into unique offerings. The beautiful and elegant space of The Locale sets the tone for an enjoyable dining experience, whether you're indulging with a full meal or simply stopping by during happy hour. After all, The Locale is one of our favorite fine dining restaurants in the city! Trattoria Siciliani | Italian | Menu | Location — Authentic Italian restaurant serving a robust menu consisting of pastas, seafood, meat, chicken, and pastries.
Photo Courtesy of Jeffrey Tholl via True Food KitchenTrue Food Kitchen believes that "eating well is always in season" — and we certainly agree! This health-focused eatery in the Town Center of Boca Raton offers a wide array of healthy dishes, with plenty of vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options. The vibrant and plant-filled interior perfectly complements the fresh and flavor-filled dishes you'll find at True Food. Stop by this modern eatery for lunch ($25) or dinner ($36) during Boca Restaurant Month to sample some of the best plates! Yakitori | Japanese | Menu | Location — Sushi bar with modern interior serving an extensive menu of specialty rolls and Pan-Asian dishes. Zinburger | American | Location — Burger chain serving shakes, local beers, cocktails, and an array of wines in a vibrant space.
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Photo courtesy of Boca Restaurant MonthStarting on Saturday, kick-off Boca Restaurant Month, an exciting foodie event lasting throughout the month of September! The month-long event aims to promote Boca Raton's incredible array of culinary experiences, featuring a mixture of new and repeat restaurants from last year's inaugural restaurant month. Participating restaurants will feature a three-course prix fixe dinner menu priced between $36 and $40, not including tax or gratuity. This is the perfect opportunity to sample some of Boca's finest dining establishments presenting their finest dishes at a reasonable price. Check out nine of our favorite must-visit restaurants participating in Boca Restaurant Month!
Addison Mizner is the renowned architect responsible for designing the city of Boca Raton. His legendary Mediterranean Revival and Spanish Colonial Revival style buildings continue to inspire today's architecture. Mizner's exclusive hotel, once called the Cloister Inn when it was completed in 1926, still stands as a city landmark and is now called the Boca Raton Resort & Club. This renowned resort, in addition to a number of buildings throughout South Florida, stands as a reminder of this beloved architect and his distinctive style.
Photo Courtesy of TrainerspaceFitness is important for Boca Raton residents. Many take advantage of the many boutique gyms in the city, like Trainerspace, boasting a stunning interior with top-of-the-line equipment and professional trainers. Or they may choose to take the gym outside with an outdoor fitness class or activity in Boca Raton, such as Yoga on the Beach or stand-up paddleboarding with Boca Surf & Sail.
This property is for sale here.The Intracoastal Waterway plays a major role in the landscape of South Florida, including Boca Raton, one of the most central cities in the region. This 3,000-mile waterway allows convenient water access for yachts, creates a beautiful backdrop for estates in its path, and offers calmer waters for smaller boats to maneuver. The Intracoastal in Boca has several smaller canals, providing more waterfront properties and plenty of dockage for yachts and boats of all sizes.
Photo Courtesy of Bea Byers via Boca Raton Children's MuseumBoca Raton has attractions for all ages, including the little ones. The Boca Raton Children's Museum is an interactive museum focused on broadening children's awareness of the world around them and the importance of problem-solving through creative and scientific exploration. The museum is housed in the historic Singing Pines building, which was built in 1913 and moved to its current location in Memorial Park in 1976. It is the oldest children's museum in the state of Florida!
Photo Courtesy of GGP Inc. via Mizner ParkMizner Park is considered one of the most popular landmarks in the city. This luxury lifestyle center hosts exceptional eateries, upscale shops, the Boca Raton Museum of Art, a movie theater, a cultural center, an amphitheater and more. This is a one-stop-shop for dining, shopping, and entertainment for residents and visitors alike!
Photo Courtesy of Brantley Photography via Waterstone Resort & MarinaWith such gorgeous landscape (free of billboards!) it's only right to enjoy it as much as possible — even while you wine and dine. Thankfully, there are a number of restaurants in Boca with incredible outdoor patios, offering views of the vast ocean, the sparkling waterway, and the city skyline.
Boca is home to a number of excellent universities, including Florida Atlantic University, a public research university with more than 170 undergraduate and graduate degree programs offered to its 30,000+ students. Boca residents enjoy the vibrant spirit FAU adds to the community, and many will attend university sporting events at the FAU stadium.
Photo Courtesy of Terra MareNestled in the Conrad Hotel along the ocean, Terra Mare is an upscale eatery serving an array of globally inspired dishes in bright and airy surrounds. Take in ocean views from nearly every vantage point in the modern interior or out on the outdoor patio graced with a cool ocean breeze and plenty of shade. Terra Mare goes beyond your typical tapas by encouraging full plate sharing rather than individual bites, highlighting the unique communal dining experience.
Photo Courtesy of The Hummus HouseThis casual and vibrant eatery in Victoria Park is "meatless and proud," serving only vegetarian and vegan dishes inspired by authentic Israeli and Middle Eastern cuisine. As can be implied from the restaurant's name, hummus is the signature ingredient at this counter-serve eatery. This is an excellent source for quick, on-the-go dishes, like falafel, hummus bowls or meatless shawarma pita pockets. Pair your meal at The Hummus House with a refreshing drink, like a frozen limonana or a fruit-infused water.
Photo Courtesy of Lona Cocina y TequileríaEarlier this year, celebrity chef Pablo Salas brought this casual waterfront cantina to the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel. Lona serves a diverse menu, including ceviches, crab-infused guacamole, tostadas, tacos, meat dishes, and other sides. The outdoor patio and bar offers gorgeous views of the Atlantic. Their special bar menu features an array of small plates in addition to agave-centric cocktails, freshly made margaritas, house-made sangrias, Micheladas, and agave flights. This is the ideal setting for taking in beautiful beach views with a refreshing cocktail and tantalizing bites in hand.
Photo Courtesy of Nikki Braverman via Tarpon River BrewingThere's a brand new brewery in town! Tarpon River Brewing is housed in a spacious restored warehouse in the heart of the city. The venture is a collaboration between Julian and Lisa Siegal of the Riverside Market, Adam Fine of Native Brewing, and TRP CEO Tim Petrillo. In addition to the 16 rotating taps, which is a given for a brewery, you will find a delicious food menu filled with tasty options to complement your beer. Pick from small bites like a giant pretzel or nachos, order a juicy burger or a hearty sandwich, or opt for a fresh salad instead. Whatever you order, you'll love the atmosphere at Tarpon River Brewing, complete with a patio lined with turf for various yard games.
Photo Courtesy of Frederic Blake via Henry's Sandwich StationHead to the FATVillage Arts District to discover this creative sandwich shop with an unparalleled outdoor patio space, a rustic industrial interior, and one of the best sandwich selections around. Henry's Sandwich Station focuses on small-batch, artisanal purveyors, and house-smoked and cured meats. Plus, all bread served on site is prepared by local bakeries. Signature sandwiches range from Montreal-style smoked meat on Zak The Baker Jewish Rye to slow-roasted prime rib, served with a housemade horseradish cream. Their mouth-watering concoctions are the perfect option for a laid-back lunch in this renowned arts district.
Photo Courtesy of El Vez Fort LauderdaleThis brand new addition to Fort Lauderdale's culinary scene should not be missed. El Vez is the most recent venture by renowned restaurateur Stephen Starr, who also operates Steak 954, which is also located in the W Fort Lauderdale. El Vez showcases classic Mexican fare with an emphasis on baja-style cooking that celebrates the fresh seafood of the South Florida region. The menu includes an array of guacamoles, ceviches and classics such as mahi mahi tacos, grilled prawns and duck mole poblano. Sip on a margarita or play a game on the deck, or retreat to the vibrant interior for a fun and casual meal just steps from the beach.
Photo Courtesy of Brulé BistroBrulé Bistro believes in locally sourced ingredients, seasonally inspired menus, local craft breweries, eclectic wines, and craft cocktails. It's also clear they believe in serving an exceptional brunch. This New American gem serves a simple brunch menu on Saturday and Sunday consisting of a BLTE sandwich, an omelette, a breakfast club, and more. Pair your selection with a housemade Bloody Mary, a mimosa or a bourbon-based blackberry bullet cocktail.
Photo Courtesy of Papp Photo via 50 OceanBrunch at 50 Ocean is made all the more enjoyable due to its location directly along the Atlantic. Take in endless views of ocean vistas as you explore their exceptional brunch menu, available both Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Each brunch features a "build-your-own" Grey Goose Bloody Mary Bar with over 30 ingredients, including pickles, olives, sweet chili asparagus, pepperoni, cheeses, hot sauces and more. Or opt for Endless Mimosas during your brunch feast! Their contemporary menu is packed with excitement and robust flavor, from the lobster avocado toast to the blueberry quinoa pancakes.
Photo Courtesy of Caffe Luna RosaCaffe Luna Rosa is a longtime favorite eatery for Delray residents and visitors alike thanks to their delicious offerings, idyllic location, and of course, their daily brunch. That's right — you can order brunch at Caffe Luna Rosa any day of the week between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. You can't go wrong with anything on the extensive menu, featuring an array of benedict specials, omelettes and wraps, pancakes, waffles, French toast, seafood, sandwiches, salads, and other entrees.
Photo Courtesy of Max's HarvestThe iconic brunch at Max's Harvest should not be missed. Kick things off with their unlimited interactive Bloody Mary and champagne cocktail bar for $15. Then delve into their simple yet well-rounded brunch menu, serving everything from fresh greens to a hearty chicken and waffles dish. This stylish and laid-back eatery offers both indoor and outdoor seating, providing the perfect environment for savoring your weekend brunch.
Photo Courtesy of Deck 84There is nothing quite as quintessential to Delray Beach as dining along the water's edge. Voted one of the Top 100 Al Fresco Dining Restaurants in American by OpenTable for a number of years, Deck 84 brings casual waterfront dining to the heart of downtown Delray Beach. Savor their brunch menu filled with all the classics, such as Eggs Benedict and huevos rancheros, while boats pass by along the sparkling Intracoastal. You can even arrive at Deck 84 by boat and take advantage of 150 feet of easy-access dock space. If you bring your catch, they'll cook it for you!
Photo Courtesy of Gary Rack's Farmhouse KitchenGary Rack's Farmhouse Kitchen is serving up some of the freshest and healthiest food in the region — at both its Boca Raton and Delray Beach locations. Specially designed for clean eating, their farm-fresh menu features seasonal, sustainable and locally sourced ingredients that form crave-worth dishes. The freshness continues with their brunch menu served on the weekends, featuring everything from a simple yogurt parfait to steak and eggs, and everything in between — including a number of gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options. Order bottomless mimosas or Bloody Marys for $14 per guest during their brunch hours!
Photos Courtesy of Baci TrattoriaThis eclectic eatery in the heart of Vero Beach offers delicious breakfast and lunch menus. The funky decor in this laid-back Italian-American cafe provides a fun setting to enjoy your meal, whether you're craving an Eggs Benedict or a gorgonzola bacon angus burger. Don't miss the variety of Italian plates available on Baci Trattoria's lunch menu, including a number of delicious pastas, seafood dishes, chicken dishes and more.
Photo Courtesy of CobaltNestled in the elegant and refined Vero Beach Hotel & Spa, Cobalt offers endless views of the Atlantic plus a daring menu focused on seafood. Start with a salad, soup or flatbread, then choose from Cobalt's selection of sandwiches and other mains, including a lobster roll, local shrimp and grits, and more. Take in the breathtaking ocean views while you dine in this elegant, upscale eatery just steps from the warm sugar sands.
Photo Courtesy of Simone Bueno via Cajun CoveSituated on Royal Palm Pointe overlooking an Intracoastal canal, Cajun Cove is a Cajun-style restaurant serving authentic New Orleans-style cuisine. You will discover many of the unique specialties popular in New Orleans' French Quarter eateries, including Etouffee, Jambalaya, Gumbo and Crawfish. For fine dining, try one of the weekly chef's special entrees, prepared to accommodate the palate with a mild and spicy option. Dine along the water's edge and enjoy the tantalizing flavors and exciting atmosphere of Cajun Cove.
Photo Courtesy of ChiveIf you're looking for a quick and casual lunch spot, Chive is the answer! This vibrant counter-serve eatery offers what they like to call "Quick Creative Cuisine." Chive provides an opportunity to create a vibrant meal you crave to keep up with the busyness of your day. Choose a salad, wrap or burrito, tacos, a po boy, or a beans and rice bowl. Then choose your source of protein, including everything from slow-roasted pork to Maine lobster. Finally, add extras and personalize your dish with any of their signature toppings and sides.
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!
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.
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!
Photo Courtesy of Libby Vision Via twentytwenty GrilleConsidered 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.
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.
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.
Photo Courtesy of Green Bar & KitchenGreen Bar & Kitchen lives out the famous quote from Greek physician Hippocrates — "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." This vegan eatery embodies the concept of vibrant, plant-based, wholesome eating. Their strictly vegan menu features items such as whole grains, nuts, seeds, vegetables, soups, fruits, cold-pressed juices, superfood salads, smoothies, and bakery items. There are also a number of gluten-free options available as well. This vibrant and airy restaurant is located just steps from the beach, providing the perfect pre- or post-beach lunch stop.
Photo Courtesy of Clovermint Cafe & MarketClovermint is a hip, elegant eatery in Fort Lauderdale serving wholesome food that is vegan, gluten-free, free of refined sugar, and absolutely delicious. The moving life story of owner and chef Ann Nacknouck has dictated the direction of the restaurant, and Ann and her staff are dedicated to preparing only foods they are comfortable eating themselves. Explore Clovermint's menu, featuring lunch options from salads to sandwiches, a variety of brunch options, and plenty of drink choices (including vegan craft beer!). Experience the beautiful marriage of wholesome food and delicious flavor at Clovermint.
Photo Courtesy of Myapapaya Juicery + KitchenMyapapaya is an excellent juicery and restaurant in Fort Lauderdale. Their juices are extracted on a custom-made 3-ton hydraulic press, which minimizes the changes that fruits and vegetables endure during a typical juicing process. This releases essential vitamins and minerals into each 17-ounce bottle with a 3-4 day shelf life. In addition to their juices, Myapapaya serves a variety of healthy options for breakfast, lunch and dinner! This full-service restaurant will open a second location in East Fort Lauderdale in March 2018 — which means double the opportunities to enjoy their tasty offerings.
Photo Courtesy of SpaJuiceBarSpaJuiceBar is located along the lively Las Olas Boulevard, providing a spot for rejuvenation in the middle of your day, much like a relaxing spa. Their robust juice menu includes a variety of cold-pressed juices, including Calming Juice, Internal Cleanse Juice, Morning Boost Juice and more.
Photo Courtesy of Purely PressedPurely Pressed is a juice manufacturer, juice bar, and healthy restaurant serving wholesome food with vegan/vegetarian options, cold-pressed fruit and vegetable juices, real-fruit smoothies, and fine locally roasted coffee and tea. This charming shop is a go-to spot for on-the-go nutrition!
Photo Courtesy of Fresh FirstSubtly implied in the restaurant's title, Fresh First is South Florida's first 100% gluten-free eatery and juicery. They serve internationally inspired healthy fare in addition to a number of cold, colorful and energizing juices and smoothies. Their menu is packed with fresh ingredients and superfoods, combined in a delicious and health-forward way.
Photo Courtesy of 32 EastFor over 20 years, 32 East has been a popular date night destination along the vibrant Atlantic Avenue. Chef John Thomas creates an innovative menu that changes daily, featuring only the freshest seasonal ingredients from around the country. A full-service bar, award-winning wine list and the overall enchanting atmosphere of 32 East completes the dining experience.
Photo Courtesy of 50 OceanEnjoy a romantic lunch overlooking the ocean or a cozy night in the inviting space of 50 Ocean, located along the beach in Delray. The restaurant's panoramic second-level floor-to-ceiling windows provide an unmatched dining experience for guests. In addition to the remarkable views, 50 Ocean has an exceptional contemporary menu featuring fresh local seafood, tropical salads, and uniquely crafted desserts presented by a knowledgeable four-star staff.
Photo Courtesy of Caffe MartierCaffe Martier is where classic meets eclectic. With European flair, Caffe Martier combines blends of traditional Mediterranean styles with New Age tastes. Their new dinner menu by award-winning chef Jovito Robledo was crafted to complement their award-winning cocktails. And of course, top the evening with coffee and desserts — something Caffe Martier is known for. Try their Tiramisu with a white mocha at the end of your romantic evening.
Photo Courtesy of Cut432For over five years in downtown Delray, Cut432 has put a modern twist on the beloved American steakhouse. In a contemporary and lively setting, cut into the perfect steak sourced from the country's top ranchers and artisanal producers. While Cut432 is known for their exceptional steaks, they also offer a raw bar, seafood specialties, and American classics, including chicken, pork chops, ribs and lamb. Whatever dish you choose, complement it with one of their small-production craft spirits, a glass of wine, or a craft beer.
Photo Courtesy of Max's HarvestNestled in the artistic Pineapple Grove district, Max's Harvest employs a creative approach to dining, seen plainly in their thoughtfully crafted drinks, globally inspired cuisine, and beautiful atmosphere. Max's Harvest uses seasonal, locally grown ingredients from trusted farmers, ranchers, producers and purveyors. Their local focus, relaxing atmosphere and attention to detail makes them a wonderful date night spot.
Cobalt | The Tides | Maison Martinique Restaurant | Ocean Grill | Osceola Bistro | Vinz Wining and Dining | Citrus Grillhouse | The Wave Kitchen & Bar | Kata Japanese & Thai | Di Mare Vero Beach
Photo courtesy of CobaltThe name "Cobalt" is not just a coincidence — rather, the restaurant is named for the picturesque views of the deep blue water that can be enjoyed from every table. Just steps from the sand, Cobalt serves up inventive meals created with fresh, local ingredients alongside craft cocktails and an extensive wine list. Enjoy your meal al fresco by the light of a flickering fire pit for a truly romantic evening.
Photo courtesy of Maison Martinique RestaurantThe elegant dining room at Maison Martinique Restaurant is enough to make us swoon with its hanging lights, colorful walls and romantic ambience. Settle down at a table by the window (or opt to dine on the patio), and enjoy a three-course meal created with fresh seafood and local ingredients. Afterward, head upstairs to the Havana Nights piano bar for an after-dinner cocktail and live music.
Photo courtesy of the Citrus GrillhouseThe ambience at the Citrus Grillhouse is friendly and casual, and the food is some of the best in the area. Expect inventive dishes such as spicy grilled lamb with feta, scallops on polenta cake with chili-roasted corn, and five varieties of risotto, all crafted with the freshest local ingredients available.
Photo courtesy of Kata Japanese & ThaiOf course this list would not be complete without a top-notch sushi spot, and Kata Japanese & Thai is our pick in this category. Kata features the very best of Japanese and Thai cuisine, including soul-warming pho, fresh sashimi, tempura, teriyaki, crispy duck and more. Make sure to save room for the tempura ice cream and Thai donuts for dessert!
Photo Courtesy of Kaluz RestaurantKaluz is the perfect place to grab a drink or a bite to eat while taking in beautiful Intracoastal views. This New American restaurant has a lively bar, outdoor dining areas with comfortable seating, and an overall upbeat atmosphere. An overhead awning protects diners from sun rays and raindrops alike!
Photo Courtesy of Grille 66 & BarOverlook the Intracoastal Waterway at Grille 66 & Bar, located inside the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 Hotel, another one of our go-to Fort Lauderdale spa resorts. Expert chef Michael Siegel creates a delectable menu comprised of fine fresh seafood, excellent meat dishes, and a variety of complementary appetizers and creative small plates. Retreat to the warm, cozy interior or enjoy a refreshing view out on the shaded patio at Grille 66 & Bar.
Photo Courtesy of BoatyardBoatyard is a brand new waterfront dining destination in Fort Lauderdale. The upscale, nautical-chic decor of this trendy restaurant is almost as enticing as the food they serve. The seafood-centric menu of Boatyard includes the freshest daily catches from local fishermen, in addition to a high-quality raw bar and shellfish selections. The 80-seat dockside patio lounge offers a pristine view of the scenic Intracoastal waters just steps away.
Photo Courtesy of 3030 Ocean3030 Ocean is a casual chic dinner bistro serving American cuisine, with an emphasis on seafood and speciality meat dishes. This oceanfront restaurant is situated in the Marriott's Harbor Beach Resort & Spa. Enjoy breathtaking ocean views from the modern interior of 3030 Ocean, providing the perfect backdrop for your delicious meal.
Photo Courtesy of Steak 954Access amazing fare and take in exceptional views inside the W Fort Lauderdale, one of our favorite spa resorts in the city. This contemporary steakhouse has modern, refreshing decor, creative dishes, and some of the best ocean views in the area! Escape to the patio, where you'll find plenty of shaded seats to avoid intense sun rays during your meal.
Photo Courtesy of S3 RestaurantLocal expert restaurateurs and culinary masterminds combined efforts to create S3 — where sun, surf and sand fuse with steak, seafood and sushi. The fresh coastal cuisine of S3 simply tastes better when combined with the gorgeous background of the calming ocean waves lapping along the shore nearby. Wine and dine on the lush outdoor patio with custom lounge seating and endless views of the Atlantic.
Photo Courtesy of Pelican Landing RestaurantTake in the longer summer days on the outdoor patio at Pelican Landing Restaurant in the Hyatt Regency. This casual yet elegant waterfront bar and restaurant offers unforgettable views of the Intracoastal Waterway. Watch boats sail past while you savor the flavorful drinks and fresh Florida cuisine of Pelican Landing.
Photo Courtesy of OCEAN2000OCEAN2000 is a splendid waterfront paradise, with a New American menu that makes this one of the best eateries in the area. Take in beautiful views from the restaurant's interior, or out at The Lounge, featuring an oceanfront patio where you can enjoy small plates and inventive cocktails. Wherever you are situated, you will enjoy unrivaled regional cooking, excellent service, and unbeatable views.
Photo Courtesy of Shooters WaterfrontStep inside the new and improved Shooters Waterfront, one of the most popular waterfront dining destinations in Fort Lauderdale. With 340 feet of dockage and valet parking, you are welcome to arrive by car or by boat! Visit three large artfully designed bars located inside and out, and dine at the chic waterside lounge or inside the contemporary dining space. While Shooters offers delicious menus any time of the day, their brunch is especially noteworthy.
Photo Courtesy of Sea Level RestaurantSea Level is perched on the edge of the Atlantic within the Marriott in Fort Lauderdale. Discover South Florida dining at its finest, including the region's freshest seafood, choice cuts of meat and high-quality produce. The outdoor patio is the perfect place to take in unrivaled ocean views while enjoying the offerings and laid-back atmosphere of Sea Level.
Photo Courtesy of Casablanca CafeCasablanca Cafe is conveniently located on Fort Lauderdale Beach, positioned between the popular Las Olas Boulevard and Sunrise Boulevard. This charming eatery located within a beautifully restored historic home blends old and new to enhance the beauty of this area. Enjoy their world-class cuisine, derived from the land and sea, in their romantic Mediterranean interior or out on the patio with scenic ocean views.
Photo Courtesy of Serafina Italian Restaurant & Waterfront BistroTravel to Italy without leaving home with a visit to Serafina, which translates to "angel of the sea" and "fine evening" in Italian. These translations perfectly describe the experience at this waterfront eatery! Much like Italians take pride in their expertly crafted food and wine, Serafina is devoted to their craft. Take in a gorgeous view of the Middle River at this romantic, candlelit trattoria in Victoria Park.
Photo Courtesy of Atlantic Surf ClubAtlantic Surf Club is a laid-back yet refined restaurant overlooking the sparkling waters of the Atlantic. This is a more casual option for a quick bite to eat or drink for lunch or dinner, and everything in between. There are a variety of options on their menu, from their fresh Ahi Tuna Steak to their tantalizing burgers. The second-story vantage point of their outdoor space provides unobstructed views of the water.
Photo Courtesy of Papphoto via Farmer's TableAdjacent to the Wyndham Hotel, you will discover Farmer's Table, a healthy and ethically conscious eatery. Absolutely every plate on their breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner menus has been sourced ethically and cleanly, and you will find an abundance of fresh whole foods without excess salt, fats, antibiotics and hormones. In fact, the long list of ways Farmer's Table is committed to all things organic, fresh, sustainable and local is quite overwhelming — in the best way possible. Retreat to the warm, inviting and rustic interior of Farmer's Table, or bask in the sunshine on their tropical outdoor patio.
Photo Courtesy of the Farmhouse KitchenThe Farmhouse Kitchen has crafted a menu designed for clean eating, serving seasonal, sustainable, locally sourced ingredients within creative dishes that exude ingenuity with every bite. The Farmhouse Kitchen promotes a farm-fresh lifestyle in many ways, including their Vero water program, a water purification program providing eco-friendly still and sparkling water to guests in reusable one-liter glass bottles. Their menus are filled with a myriad of tasty options, including fresh salads, sandwiches, burgers and other delicious entrees.
Photo Courtesy of First WatchGrab a quick and healthy breakfast, brunch or lunch at First Watch, where everything is made to order and freshness is never compromised. While they serve an abundance of hearty options, like pancakes and waffles, First Watch puts an emphasis on their healthy options, such as avocado toast, their superfoods bowl, light wraps and more. Pair your meal with one of their powerful juices, including the Kale Tonic, Turmeric Lemon Aid and Morning Meditation. This laid-back and fresh eatery is the perfect place to kickstart an adventurous day in Boca Raton.
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 for a date night or to celebrate a special occasion.
Photo Courtesy of Kelly Coulson via Kapow! Noodle BarStop by Kapow! Noodle Bar in Mizner Park for a refreshing break from white-table establishments. This trendy noodle bar serves some of the freshest dishes around, including Japanese ramen, Vietnamese wings, Chinese dim sum and more. Kapow! is the latest endeavor from South Florida restaurateurs Scott Frielich, Vaughan Dugan and Rodney Mayo. Their restaurant incorporates a unique blend of Asian cuisine with a fun French Vietnamese flair, using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Dining at this laid-back eatery is an exciting gastronomic experience, and it makes for an excellent pit-stop while shopping at Mizner Park!
Photo Courtesy of Yulya Opravina via DaVinci's of BocaIt's no secret that when it comes to cuisine, the Italians are doing it right. DaVinci's of Boca is owned and operated by the Carvelli family originally from Mesoraca, Italy. Much like their hometown located between two rivers in Southern Italy, the menu at DaVinci's is divided into two categories — "Classico", featuring authentic family recipes, and "Moderno", showcasing inventive recipes from their chefs, Francesco Carvelli and Chris De Genova. Much like any authentic Italian restaurant, DaVinci's uses only the freshest ingredients and whole foods to create a conscientious and delectable menu. Dine in their comfortable and luxurious interior or out on the airy outdoor patio, while you're swept away to Southern Italy with every bite.
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Grab the perfect snack for your beach trip at 3 Natives, which is located just minutes from the water. Sip on a cold-pressed juice or smoothie, dig into an acai bowl made with organic acai, granola and locally sourced fruit, or choose a flavor-packed wrap or salad. Not only do they offer undeniable nutritional options, 3 Natives believes in protecting the environment and supporting the local economy.