Thursday, May 6, 2021

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9650 E. Bay Harbor Drive
Bal Harbour
305/868-7256
The Palm’s signature caricatures add a touch of comedy to the classic gentlemen’s-club scene. The portions are giant, but you’ll surely clear your plate of 3- to 7-pound jumbo Nova Scotia lobster or a tender filet mignon.
6000 West Glades Road
Boca Raton
561/368-1077
This is one of more than three dozen restaurants in a national chain, but the Boca Grille treats you like a regular at your neighborhood restaurant. Steaks, dry-aged if not Prime, are flavorful and cooked with precision, while starters from
1700 S. Dixie Highway
West Palm Beach
561/855- 2660
Take a quarter-cup of Palm Beach, a tablespoon of Nantucket, a pinch of modern American cookery and a couple gallons of the owners’ savoir faire, and you have Eddie Schmidt’s and Ozzie Medeiros’s spot. The menu roams the culinary globe
87 Via Mizner
Palm Beach
561/655-9752
This most romantic hideaway is buzzing in season and quietly charming all year long with Italian classics and a Floridian twist—like the sautéed black grouper in a fresh tomato and pernod broth with fennel and black olives and the
5 S.E. Second Ave., Delray Beach
561/450-6718
Gary Rack, who also has scored with his spot in Mizner Park, certainly seems to have the restaurant Midas touch, as evidenced by this updated throwback to classic fish houses. Design, ambience and service hit all the right notes.
110 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach
561/865-5845
Prime is aptly named for its heart of the action location, classy neo-supper club decor, extensive wine list and roster of designer steaks. Starters and desserts fare better than entrées, especially plump, crabby Maryland-style crab cakes
2611 Ponce de Leon Blvd.
Coral Gables
305/444-2024
When Pascal Oudin ran the kitchen at the Grand Bay Grand Café, his tropical take on French cuisine earned him national acclaim. Now, he offers a more streamlined but still contemporary, French menu. We definitely suggest the sea
625 Lucerne Ave., Lake Worth
561/547-2500
A Tomasz Rut mural dominates the main dining room, and there is also a pasticceria and bar for gelato and espresso. Chef Angelo Romano offers a modern Italian menu. The Mediterranean sea bass branzino is definitely a must-try
4602 N. Federal Highway, Lighthouse Point
954/942-0740
This seafood market and restaurant, more suited to a pier, offers some of the freshest seafood in the county. Its unpretentious atmosphere is the perfect setting for the superb king crab, Maine lobster
130 N.E. 40th St.
Miami
305/573-5550
At James Beard award-winning chef Michael Schwartz’s unpretentious restaurant, you’ll get plenty of genuine satisfaction from genuinely delicious food, exactingly prepared and simply presented. Wood-roasted double yolk farm
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