There is so much more to love about West Palm Beach on top of its amazing beaches, vibrant entertainment districts, gorgeous neighborhoods, and picture-perfect weather. This beach city is also home to a thriving food scene! Whether you’re craving authentic Italian pizza or a hearty vegan meal, the food options here are sure to excite your taste buds.
If you’re planning to explore West Palm Beach’s culinary scene, these restaurants do not disappoint.
600 Okeechobee Boulevard
Enjoy a dining experience unlike any other at Galley. Located inside the Hilton Hotel in West Palm Beach, it’s one of the must-visit restaurants in the city. This authentic grill house breaks away from the mold of the typical grill joint with its sophisticated interiors and breezy outdoor patio.
Try their dishes specially made using the finest meats and the freshest ingredients. Must-tries are the hand-crafted mushroom and truffle pizza or prime New York strip grilled over an open fire. Wash these down with your choice of drink from their extensive drinks menu – from old-fashioned cocktails to smooth white wine. Galley offers vegetarian-friendly, vegan, and gluten-free options, as well.
610 Clematis Street
In West Palm Beach, no one comes closer to the authentic taste of Italy than Ristorante Santucci. It’s a family-owned restaurant that brings together the rich flavors of their Italian cuisine with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Crowd favorites from their menu include fried shrimps with smoked pancetta, ravioli stuffed with goat cheese, and grilled Mediterranean sea bass.
Ristorante Santucci is especially known for its unique and special way of preparing homemade pasta. From their Pappardelle pasta with a traditional Bolognese sauce to their gnocchi mixed with spicy Calabrian sausage, expect fresh, delicious pasta that will have you asking for more.
125 Datura Street
Sometimes it’s hard to pick a dish to order because of the number of delectable options on the menu. This isn’t the case at Avocado Grill. This restaurant in downtown West Palm Beach offers a variety of flavorful small plates that allow you to sample a good number of dishes with your dining companions.
Each dish in Avocado Grill’s menu was made from locally sourced, hand-selected ingredients and cooked using world-class culinary techniques. Grilled avocado appetizers, spiced lamb sliders, and Morrocan chicken tagine are just some of the amazing dishes you’ll find on their artisanal menu. Avocado Grill’s excellent service, friendly environment, and lively atmosphere are also noteworthy.
8020 South Dixie Highway
A local favorite, Darbster is the go-to choice for vegetarian fare. Its innovative dishes appeal to all diners, notwithstanding if their food preferences are pure greens, meat, or fish. Darbster’s menu features natural, organic, and vegetarian dishes such as barley risotto, tofu scramble, oyster mushrooms, and raw avocado toast. Darby, named after the owner’s dog, even has a dog-friendly patio should you decide to bring your four-legged friend along.
Batch New Southern Kitchen & Tap
223 Clematis Street
If you’re craving Southern-style cuisine, then head to Clematis Street and visit Batch New Southern Kitchen & Tap. Whether you’re coming in for lunch, brunch, or dinner, you can never go wrong with their signature chicken and waffles, house-made bacon tots, and BBQ pulled pork egg rolls. They take pride in their use of fresh, local products, fair-trade ingredients, and sustainable crops.
You can’t dine in Batch Southern Kitchen without giving their drinks menu a try. Freshly-squeezed juices, locally sourced micro-brewed beers, and New World wines are just some of the items on their menu. Just like their food, many of the ingredients used for creating their drinks are made in-house, including their syrups, bitters, tinctures, and sodas.
City Cellar Wine Bar & Grill
700 South Rosemary Avenue
Located in the Rosemary Square neighborhood, City Cellar Wine Bar & Grill is every foodie’s paradise. The restaurant, which opened in 1999, is a destination in its own right. Expect a variety of delicious dishes like hearth-baked pizza, handmade pasta, dry-aged steaks on their menu. City Cellar is also known for its premium cheese and charcuterie platters.
City Cellar’s bar menu offers a wide selection of beer, wine, cocktails, and other spirits that make lovely complements to their delicious food. Choose from more than 600 bottles and 80 wines stored in their award-winning wine cellar.
One of the perks of living in Ibis Country Club is having access to many of these amazing restaurants found in and around West Palm Beach. Learn more about buying a home in this award-winning West Palm Beach country club with The Telchin Group. Get in touch today at 561.301.0249 or send an email to Eric(at)TheTelchinGroup(dotted)com.