Whether you’re looking for a restaurant to fete the holidays with friends or an intimate space to dine with your loved ones, you can’t go wrong with any of these remarkable restaurants and their epicurean dishes.
CASA D’ANGELO RISTORANTE
Italian delicacies reign supreme here, so make sure to hear all the evening’s specials before making your final decision. Homemade pas- tas share the menu with protein-rich entrées, creamy cheeses, divine desserts and an impressive wine list.
171 E. Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton; 561/996-1234; casa-d-angelo.com
French cuisine and Palm Beach poshness come together at the Brazil- ian Court Hotel. A balanced menu of elevated seafood like tuna tartare, lobster and oysters alongside favorites like pâté and duck await you.
301 Australian Ave., Palm Beach; 561/655-6060; cafeboulud.com/palmbeach
If you’re lucky enough to snag a table at this petite bistro, you’ll be rewarded with a delightful five-course prix-fixe menu. While the restaurant has been a part of our community for more than a decade, the Finns, a husband and wife chef duo, took over about two years ago with small menu tweaks while remaining true to the restaurant’s DNA.
112 N.E. Second St., Boca Raton; 561/347-6260; sixtablesarestaurant.com
The Breakers’swanky chophouse is where you go to see and be seen. Black Angus aged steaks and indulgent sides are complemented with a daily fresh catch, lobster tails and oysters.
2 S. County Road, Palm Beach; 855/435-2053; thebreakers.com
It may be a bit off the beaten path, but once you step inside this water- front restaurant and take in the expansive ocean views, you’ll be happy you came. That elated feeling continues with the coastal cuisine that’s sprinkled with shareable plates in conjunction with locally sourced fish and tender steaks.
2809 S. Ocean Blvd., Highland Beach; 561/278-2008; latitudesdelray.com
LA NOUVELLE MAISON
Feel like you’re in France without ever leaving Boca Raton with tra- ditional, expertly prepared dishes like roasted duck and wagyu beef bourguignon paired with a bottle from its award-winning wine list. And make sure to also leave room for an airy soufflé.
455 E. Palmetto Park Rd., Boca Raton; 561/338-3003; lnmbocaraton.com