Florida is beautiful, tropical, fun and romantic
with the variety of palms draped against the blue sky or burnt-orange sunset, year-round blooming flowers and beaches
near every city. Whether you are a local resident of Palm beach
or on vacation, you want the best in fine dining when enjoying a day with your companion. Top off all the relaxation and beauty of the day with dinner at some of the most romantic restaurants in Palm Beach.
Nonna Maria is a wonderful Palm Beach restaurant for a quiet evening in a beautiful setting that the locals would like to keep secret. Judy and Francois boast the finest in Italian fare and they treat you as family. Excellent choices on the menu include always-fresh seafood and unconventional gourmet dishes. Nonna Maria is renowned as being consistent in exquisite food, quiet and efficient service, with fair prices.Try the crab cake with spicy apricot sauce as an appetizer, and for the entrée, herb-crusted salmon with the vegetable du jour or aioli pasta.
529 Northlake Boulevard,
North Palm Beach, FL 33408
Treat your mate to some classy modern-day French cuisine at Chez Jean-Pierre. The ambiance is pleasantly cozy and the food is fabulous in presentation and taste. The service staff are non-intrusive, which is great for business meetings and especially for romance. They are just north of the Breakers Ocean Golf Course. The menu is exquisite, try a traditional French Coq au Vin. It is chicken thighs and breast marinated and simmered in a red wine, mushroom, bacon and pearl onion, and served with mashed potatoes.
132 North County Road
Palm Beach, FL 33480
You will find a broad selection of gourmet dishes at the sophisticated Café Boulud. For the ultimate in romance, this establishment caters to weddings. They offer a versatile wine selection to pair with their menu. Choose a meal in the restaurant or lounge bar or try the outdoor terrace dining--the courtyard is a romantic choice on those sultry Palm Beach nights. If you are in the mood for beef, try Daniel's Duo of Beef, which is red wine braised short ribs and a hangar steak, with creamy polenta, porcini ragoût and roasted carrots.
301 Australian Avenue
Palm Beach, FL 33480
The Bizaare Ave Cafe
Everyone should try this out of the ordinary romantic dining experience at the Bizaare Ave Cafe. The restaurant is in a structure built in 1926 with a trendy yet traditional English décor. Enjoy meals while sitting on couches and overstuffed high-backed chairs, around a coffee table. The atmosphere is as much fun and informal as it is romantic. The meals and service are always excellent. This is one place where all age groups can enjoy an unusual dining experience.
For added interest everything in the restaurant is for sale, whether it is your chair or the wine glass from which you are drinking. You can buy a piece of the evening to enjoy or cherish forever. This is a novel idea and a great way to memorialize an interesting, romantic and beautiful evening of fine dining and good company. Downstairs diners enjoy an extensive Tapas menu, and upstairs they offer their famed seasonally rotating menu. Try their walnut crusted fried brie appetizer with fresh fruit, crostini and honey balsamic sauce before indulging in the two-duck, crispy breast meal with gingered sausage, wasabi potatoes, a miso honey emulsion and snow pea-slaw.
Bizaare Ave Café
921 Lake Avenue
Lake Worth, FL 33460
Seasons 52 is a elegant Palm Beach favorite with a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Enjoy their award winning wine list and custom wine cellars on the premises. Seasons 52 features live piano entertainment and the menu changes seasonally to ensure originality and freshness, which may be why they routinely win best restaurant awards. For the health-minded, the chef promises that nothing on the menu exceeds 475 calories because of their farmer's market fresh food and cooking style using wood-fire grilling and brick oven cooking. Caramelizing the vegetables allows natural flavors to stand out while maintaining their healthy qualities. Some dinner menu favorites are the char crust filet mignon, the cedar plank Atlantic salmon, caramelized sea scallops, roasted crab-stuffed shrimp and the grilled rack of New Zealand lamb.
11611 Ellison Wilson Road
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33408
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