by Cristyle Egitto
Palm Beach is known for its beauty, worldly charm, and immaculate beaches – but it’s also home to many fine restaurants and traditional favorites. Here is our guide to the best places to dine during the Palm Beach International Boat Show.
Enjoy your morning coffee with the regulars of Subculture, the local caffeine hub of downtown WPB, known for its strong sense of community, vibrant public art and quality cup of joe.
Perfect for: grabbing a bite and espresso on the run
Sweden meets South Florida at this chic coffee house. Serving up breakfast dishes including Scandinavian favorites like Swedish Pancakes, Johan’s is a bright and airy start to your day.
Perfect for: lounging and enjoying a sit-down meal before the show
Sit back with a row of locally famous Lynora’s meatballs, a Peroni and enjoy the people watching of Clematis at this osteria.
Perfect for: casual, laid back lunch with friends
A Palm Beach staple located on Worth Avenue, Taboo is the bistro to see and be seen so make sure to reserve a table in the front. The Island Chicken Salad never disappoints and neither does the classic charm.
Perfect for: basking in the charm of Palm Beach’s legendary shopping district, Worth Ave.
James Beard Award winning Chef, Daniel Boulud’s, cafe is the flagship restaurant inside the beautiful Brazilian Court Hotel offering a refined menu and dining experience. 3-course Le Pre Fixe lunch menu is available on weekdays. Jackets are preferred. Shorts and beachwear are not permitted.
Perfect for: those looking for a truly delectable culinary experience
Executive Chef Lindsay Autry of Top Chef fame brings upscale Southern cuisine to CityPlace at The Regional. Make sure to try the Fried Chicken, Tomato Pie and dessert by the talented Sarah Sipe. Pop in to the Public House for a cocktail and say hello to mixologist David Bouchard.
Perfect for: dining with friends or showcasing local culinary talent
A Palm Beach hotspot led by locally beloved Chef Clay Conley, Buccan has a buzzing happy hour and chic dinner scene. Make sure to start off with the Brussels Caesar.
Perfect for: entertaining clients or a Palm Beach chic evening out
Meat Market Palm Beach brings out the sexy side of the white linen steakhouse. With a vibrant lounge scene and menu by Chef Sean Brasel dress to impress and bring your appetite.
Perfect for: celebrating a big day at the show or an indulgent dining experience
HMF at The Breakers
Located within the famed Breakers resort, HMF is an upscale, sultry lounge that encapsulates Palm Beach glamour. Named from the resort’s founder (Henry Flagler’s initials), this chic social club boasts a 2,200-varietal wine list and an array of bespoke cocktails. Come dressed to impress, cocktail chic.
Perfect for: impressing clients or celebrating a big deal
Let the mustache-clad mixologists of vintage inspired gastropub The Alchemist wow you with their craft creations. Choose from a selection of original cocktails or a new take on classic favorites like their variety of Mules.
Perfect for: craft cocktails with friends
Tapas hotspot Avocado Grill under Chef Julien Gremaud hosts a bustling bar scene. Don’t miss the limited time Taste of the Nation Shake Up cocktail, the “Grilled Lemon Mojito,” benefitting No Kid Hungry.
Perfect for: toasting with Rosé
About the Author
Cristyle Egitto is a South Florida native, born in Miami and raised in Palm Beach. A foodie at heart, she launched EatPalmBeach.com in January 2014 as a way to connect locals and visitors with the food scene in Palm Beach County. A food blogger, columnist and influencer, she has you covered from brunch to happy hour, foodie events to chef spotlights.
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