Saturday, October 19, 2019

Bar

402 Plaza Real
Boca Raton
561/395-1662
Though the menu generally falls under the heading of modern American comfort food, that can mean anything from elegant presentations like the jaw-dropping lobster cobb salad to homier offerings like burgers and pizza,
420 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach
561/278-5050
Casually hip ambience, friendly service, moderate prices and a blend of sushi and nouveau pan-Asian fare make this a popular destination. The quality of its seafood and care in its preparation are what gives Lemongrass its edge.
4199 N. Federal Highway
Boca Raton
561/395-6033
This local stalwart smoothly rolls along with its signature blend of French and Continental dishes. The ornate, formal dining room and equally formal service are anomalies these days but are comforting nonetheless. Classic dishes like
16850 Jog Road, Delray Beach
561/638-1949
This casual, unpretentious restaurant from Burt Rapoport in the west part of town never fails to delight diners. Expect attentive service and crisp execution of everything—from meat loaf, burgers and fried chicken to flatbreads and
399 S.E. Mizner Blvd.
Boca Raton
561/826-2625
A farm-to-table restaurant focusing on good-and-good-for-you cooking. The menu, from Rack’s exec chef Matthew Danaher, features seasonal ingredients prepared with minimal butter, cream and fats, yet flavorful enough to keep
840 E Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach
561/665-8484
Burt Rapoport’s ode to laid-back tropical dining is like a day at the beach without getting sand between your toes. Though the restaurant is casual, the kitchen takes its food seriously, whether the steallar flatbreads, the thick and
432 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach
561/272-9898
Hipper decor, a more casual vibe and an inventive take on steak-house favorites make this sleek restaurant just different enough to be interesting. Starters such ceviche (prepared Peruvian style) and ultrarich oysters Rocke
101 Plaza Real S., Royal Palm Place
Boca Raton
561/395-2675
Steaks are aged USDA Prime—tender, flavorful and perfectly cooked under a 1,700-degree broiler. There’s all manner of fish and shellfish, but you’re here for the lobster, whether giant Australian tails flash-fried and served with drawn
34 S. Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach
561/274-9404
This favorite is always lively, and alfresco dining is the preferred mode. Entrée choices are enticing, but we went with the penne alla vodka with pancetta, tomato and basil. Also delicious was the costoletta di vitello, a center-cut
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