Dining guide: Favorite waterfront restaurants in Palm Beach County – Palm Beach Post

Does everything taste better by the water? We think so.
We’ve made it easy to plan your next lunch or dinner (or even breakfast) with a feast for your eyes. Here’s a handy list of nearly 60 local restaurants with a water view.
Blue Pointe Bar and Grill  
The water view: Intracoastal Waterway 
This family-owned bar and grill is all about the waterfront experience and enjoying sweeping views of the Intracoastal Waterway surrounded by palm trees. The menu offers appetizers, salads and a good mix of seafood, flatbreads, sandwiches and a selection of hearty entrees.
18701 Federal Highway, Tequesta. 561-406-6270; www.bluepointebarandgrill.com 
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1000 North
The water view: Loxahatchee River.
This venue offers four unique dining areas, all with views of the Jupiter Lighthouse, Jupiter Inlet and Intracoastal. Modern American cuisine — think prime steaks and fresh seafood — are delivered with panache, and the wine list is first rate. The Terrace gives guests the option of alfresco dining, protected by umbrellas and warmed by fire pits.
1000 U.S. 1, Jupiter. 561-570-1000; www.1000north.com
Jetty’s
The water view: Jupiter Inlet Waterway.
The sprawling wooden deck at Jetty’s offers plenty of outdoor seating and delivers a view of the Jupiter Lighthouse and the boats that cruise in and out of the Jupiter waterway. Jetty’s signature menu items include fresh fish and shellfish, certified angus steaks and ribs.
1075 N. A1A, Jupiter. 561-743-8166; www.jettysjupiter.com
U-Tiki Beach
The water view: Jupiter Inlet Waterway.
There’s plenty of outdoor seating at this upscale-casual waterfront restaurant with a view of the Jupiter Lighthouse. Family-friendly al fresco dining will make you feel like you’re on vacation even when you’re not. The seafood-dominant menu features prime burgers and Caribbean flatbreads.
1095 N. A1A, Jupiter. 561-406-2210; www.utikibeach.com
Beacon
The water view: Jupiter Inlet waterway.
Beacon calls itself “a contemporary American grille” inspired by coastal Mediterranean cuisine. What you get is fresh, vibrant, colorful dishes that pay homage to local seafood. The restaurant offers seating in the “front row” at the chef’s counter where diners can experience the art of the preparation of Beacon’s culinary creations up close.
1107 Lighthouse Promenade (aka Love Street), Jupiter. 561-532-3280; www.thebeaconjupiter.com
TopSide at Beacon
The water view: Jupiter Inlet Waterway.
This 21-and-older venue is north county’s answer to a rooftop tapas bar. With handcrafted cocktails and locally brewed craft beer, a resident DJ and waterfront views of the Jupiter Lighthouse, TopSide is a go-to, adults-only spot for shareable plates. Its “small plate” creations and its Polynesian décor make it a charming place to meet a date.
1107 Lighthouse Promenade, Jupiter. 561-532-3270; www.topsidejupiter.com
Lucky Shuck
The water view: Jupiter Inlet Waterway.
The Lucky Shuck lives up to its name with its showcase raw bar. Its signature Gulf Coast cuisine includes the freshest shellfish and Southern fare that includes ribs, fried chicken and Cajun-grilled steak. Its list of 45 beers — many from local craft breweries and New Orleans-inspired cocktails will make everyone happy.
1116 Love St., Jupiter. 561-532-3331; www.luckyshuckjupiter.com
The Square Grouper
The water view: Jupiter Inlet Waterway.
Hiding under palm trees at the end of Love Street since 2003, this popular laid-back restaurant has been serving locals and the boating community live music every night.
1111 Love St., Jupiter. 561-406-6417; www.squaregrouper.net
Guanabanas
The water view: Intracoastal Waterway.
This Jupiter bar and restaurant is 100% open-air with woven tiki huts and banyan trees so thickly foliaged you feel like you’ve stepped in a tropical rainforest. Opened by Jupiter surfers as a sandwich shop in 2004, its signature pastel Adirondack chairs soften the wait for a table. The bar offers live entertainment, especially reggae, on weekends. The seafood-centric menu combines fresh-catch entrees with wild-caught Florida Atlantic shrimp from Cape Canaveral, fresh Florida blue crab and other local fish.
960 N. A1A, Jupiter. 561-747-8878; www.guanabanas.com
Calaveras Cantina in Harbourside Place
The water view: Intracoastal Waterway.
Drawing heavily from Mexican culture, this eatery makes all its drink sour mixes and purees from scratch every day for screamingly fresh drinks. If you crave a margarita, this may be your ideal destination. Its spicy savory guacamole prepared tableside
125 Dockside Circle, Jupiter. 561-576-2132; www.calaverascantina.com
Dive Bar
The water view: Jupiter Yacht Club Marina.
The Dive Bar is a one-of-a-kind waterfront dining experience. With a South Florida raw bar feel, it’s got the bar food you’d expect, with a twist. The specialty is Asian-American cuisine, including sushi and sashimi. The open-air bar area features a giant saltwater aquarium. A large, al fresco patio dining area overlooks the Jupiter Inlet and public docks. 
318 S. U.S. 1, Jupiter. 561-747-4767; www.divebarrestaurant.com
Café des Artistes On the Water
The water view: Jupiter Yacht Club Marina.
Located in the heart of the marina, this upscale bistro captures everything we love about French dining: the crisp white table linens, the fragrant herbs and spices, all with classic French dishes and a large French wine list.
318 S. U.S. 1, Jupiter. 561-747-0998; www.cafedesartistesfrenchbistro.com
The River House
The water view: Intracoastal Waterway.
With an eclectic mix of seafood and homestyle favorites that include bistro chicken and prime meatloaf, filet mignon and prime rib, sushi rolls and salads, this eatery offers something for everyone. The tiki bar is a popular spot for a cocktail and a quick bite, like the millionaire’s bacon and deviled eggs. 
2373 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. 561-530-4313; www.theriverhousepbg.com
Seasons 52 – Palm Beach Gardens
The water view: Intracoastal Waterway.
Sitting comfortably dockside at Seasons 52, one can make a meal from the restaurant’s popular brick-oven flatbreads, starters, soups and salads without ever consulting the lavish list of entrees, many prepared over wood fire. They’ll match any dish with one of the eatery’s 52 wines by the glass. 
11611 Ellison Wilson Road, Palm Beach Gardens. 561-625-5852; www.seasons52.com 
The Waterway Café
The water view: Intracoastal Waterway.
Located almost underneath the PGA Boulevard bridge over the Intracoastal, the Waterway Café has been a go-to destination for outdoor dining for decades. The restaurant claims to have Florida’s only floating bar. The menu includes: fresh seafood, salads, steak, chicken, pasta and custom-made pizza entrees.
2300 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens. 561-694-1700; www.waterwaycafe.com
The Catch Seafood and Sushi
The water view: South Lake.
The Catch attracts diners from across the county, thanks to its chill vibe and lake view from the al fresco back patio. Dishes here are known for their global flavors and presentation,  and there are salads, burgers, ribs and chicken, too.
766 Northlake Blvd., North Palm Beach. 561-842-2180; www.thecatchseafoodsushi.com
Frigate’s Waterfront Bar & Grill
The water view: Earman River.
Named for the legendary frigate bird, this favorite spot for sport fishermen is a casual setting with refreshing beverages, filling food and music. A local gathering place for boaters, the outdoor bar hosts happy hour and early dining specials Monday through Thursday. Surrounded by tall palms, the place has old Florida charm.
400 U.S. 1, North Palm Beach. 561-855-7497; www.frigatesnpb.com
3800 Ocean at the Palm Beach Singer Island Resort & Spa
The water view: Atlantic Ocean.
The menu may be more limited than some other waterfront venues, but dishes here are made from scratch using local produce and seafood. If you’re dining for the sweeping views, the Atlantic is feet away. The crash of the waves and the sea air will leave you feeling refreshed.
3800 N. Ocean Drive, Palm Beach Shores. 561-340-1795; www.marriott.com/singer-island
Islander Grill & Tiki Bar at the Gold Crown Palm Beach Shores Resort
The water view: Atlantic Ocean.
This venue offers live entertainment and dining specials nightly (think Maine lobster and prime rib) and boasts true island. Frozen tropical drinks are encouraged, and the expansive menu has something for everyone, from a burger to seafood pasta dishes. Live music isnightly.
181 S. Ocean Ave., Palm Beach Shores. 561-842-8282; www.islanderpalmbeach.com
On the Rocks Pool Bar & Grill at the Marriott’s Ocean Pointe
The water view: Palm Beach Inlet, the Atlantic Ocean.
In a nutshell: It’s American cuisine served poolside with a distant view of the Atlantic. After lunch, wander this resort’s palm tree-shaded paths to its water features and play area, all brightly colored and lushly planted.
71 S. Ocean Ave., Palm Beach Shores. 561-882-3000; www.marriott.com
Sailfish Marina Resort
The water view: Sailfish Marina and the Intracoastal Waterway.
Sailfish offers waterfront dining with daily specials, many of them inspired by the fresh catch from boats docked outside. Choices may include Abaco grouper, Florida dolphin, Florida spiny lobster and stone crabs.
98 Lake Drive, Palm Beach Shores. 561-844-1724; www.sailfishmarina.com
Coconuts at the Beach and Ketch at Hilton Singer Island Oceanfront Resort
The water view: Atlantic Ocean.
A good selection of draft and bottled beer and vibrantly colored drinks await at this popular venue. Expect breathtaking views of the Atlantic and an ocean breeze on the open-air protected deck and at the tiki bar. The menu focuses on tried-and-true bar food with a few surprises. For a more intimate experience, consider Ketch, indoors, which offers plated fish and steak entrees.
3700 N. Ocean Drive, Riviera Beach. 561-848-3888; www.hilton.com
Rafiki Tiki
The water view: Intracoastal Waterway at the Riviera Beach Marina.
This family-friendly restaurant at the remodeled Riviera Beach Marina Village on the east side of the two-story event center has expanded outdoor patio seating. The menu combines Florida seafood bites with Latin American classics. There’s live music on weekends and happy hour during the week with $5 bites and 2-for-1 drinks.
190 E 13th St., Riviera Beach. 561-812-2240; www.rafikitiki.com
Asador Patagonia Restaurant and Tiki Bar 
The water view: Lake Royal Palm 
Asador Patagonia is a casual Argentinian steakhouse and tiki bar at the corner of Southern and Royal Palm Beach boulevards. Its menu celebrates the traditional Argentine “asado,” or barbecue grilled meats. The tiki bar behind the restaurant offers a view of the serene lake and a wide selection of libations. There’s live entertainment every weekend.  
675 Royal Palm Beach Blvd., Royal Palm Beach. 561-651-9477; www.asadorpatagoniawpb.com
Darbster
The water view: A quiet canal off the Intracoastal Waterway.
This vegan bistro put its name on the map by being one of the first restaurants prepared to cater to the family dog – and it’s actually named for the owner’s dog. At the corner of Dixie Highway and Arlington Road, just before you pass over the canal that separates Lake Worth Beach from West Palm, this cozy eatery has a few tables with a view of the canal. The food is fresh, flavorful and consistent, with innovative menu items and specials that capitalize on what’s in season.
8020 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach. 561-586-2622; www.darbster.com
E.R. Bradley’s Saloon
The water view: Intracoastal Waterway.
This open-air restaurant  has been a favorite meeting spot for locals for years. Weathered wood and nautical fixtures, a breeze off the water and the rustle of palm fronds, dependable food and ice-cold beverages bring diners back.
104 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach. 561-833-3520; www.erbradleys.com
Al Fresco
The water view: Atlantic Ocean, the beach and the greens at the Par 3 Golf Course.
The covered terrace at this Italian restaurant offers a wide view of the Atlantic and early risers say breakfast is truly the best meal of the day here. Al Fresco serves breakfast a la carte, lunch and dinner daily. Dine inside or out, but come hungry.
2345 S. Ocean Blvd. at the Par 3 Golf Course, Palm Beach. 561-273-4130; www.golfontheocean.com/palm-beach-restaurant
Acqua Café
The water view: Atlantic Ocean.
The view may be limited, but this restaurant just across the Palm Beach city line is an overlooked treasure. Located in a commercial building wedged between the Tideline resort and Lake Worth Beach, its décor is South Beach-blue and silver. The bar is ultra-modern and the torch-lit screened patio is serene and relaxing. The cuisine is “modern, coastal Italian” with seafood, pasta and grilled meat and fish and a nice selection of wines.
2875 S. Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach. 561-547-0005; www.acquacafepb.com
Brandon’s at Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa
The water view: Atlantic Ocean.
Brandon’s offers wide ocean views and a seasonal menu. To make the most of the azure water, flavorful dishes and crafted cocktails, grab an al fresco table on the oceanfront deck.   
2842 S. Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach. 561-540-6440; www.tidelineresort.com
Seafood Bar at The Breakers
The water view: Atlantic Ocean.
The expansive ocean view combined with the upscale ambience make this a destination worthy of a Palm Beach must-do list. Take in the resplendent resort as you make your way to this oceanside seafood-loving restaurant.
1 S. County Road, Palm Beach. 877-724-3188; www.thebreakers.com/dining/seafood-bar
Seaway at the Four Seasons
The water view: Atlantic Ocean.
Beneath a lush canopy of sea grapes, diners find respite from the hectic workweek with an icy-cold drink and a meticulously prepared meal. You don’t have to be a resort guest to enjoy a delectable meal with a view here.
2800 S. Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach. 561-582-2800; www.fourseasons.com/palmbeach/dining/restaurants/seaway
Benny’s on the Beach
The water view: Atlantic Ocean.
At the Lake Worth pier, this local favorite has been serving fresh seafood and mango margaritas since 1986. Ice cold beer, a seafood extravaganza and the pound of the surf just feet away are the perfect remedy to a long day. It’s open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
10 S. Ocean Blvd., Lake Worth Beach. 561-582-9001; www.bennysonthebeach.com
Viva La Playa
The water view: Atlantic Ocean.
In the iconic Lake Worth Casino building, this upscale eatery serves mezcal cocktails and fresh ceviche and seafood. Mexican-style shareables, salads and rice bowls round out the menu. Brunch is served Saturdays and Sundays.
10 S. Ocean Blvd., Lake Worth Beach. 561-247-7245; www.vivalaplaya.com
Beach Club at Lake Worth Beach Golf Club
The water view: The Intracoastal Waterway.
Sandwiches and paninis, salads and fish tacos, pulled pork and buffalo chicken wraps – this eatery specializes on filling fare for hungry golfers and a serene setting to unwind after a game. The good news is you don’t have to golf to enjoy your visit. The patio overlooks a golf course water hazard with a view of the Intracoastal in the distance.
1 Seventh Ave. N., Lake Worth Beach. 561-582-9713; www.beachclublakeworth.com
Dune Deck Café
The water view: Atlantic Ocean.
A long-lasting local favorite for waterfront dining, the place overlooks the public Lantana Beach. This is super-casual dining with an unmatched view.
100 N. Ocean Blvd., Lantana. 561-582-0472; www.dunedeckcafe.com
Kona Bay Café
The water view: Sportsman’s Park Marina.
Sportsman’s Park Marina (est. 1962) has an old Florida feel, and Kona Bay Café is a little like stepping back into the past. They encourage customers to bring their catch from the Lady K drift boat to the restaurant where they’ll cook it for them. 
310 E. Ocean Ave., Lantana. 561-429-3606; www.konabaycafe.com
Old Key Lime House
The water view: Sportsman’s Park Marina.
The Old Key Lime House restaurant is a fixture in Lantana with good reason. From its “fresh catch” menu to its award-winning key lime pie and sunset water views, the house delivers. The venue also hosts live music from local bands at the tiki bar.
300 E. Ocean Ave., Lantana. 561-582-1889; www.oldkeylimehouse.com
The Hive Waterfront Restaurant and Tike Bar  
The water view: Lake Osborne 
The new Hive Waterfront Restaurant is on the water in what used to be the Anchor Inn building. After updating, this family-friendly dock and dine location is open with a full bar every day with new outdoor seating. Lake Osborne and John Prince Park which  offer a beautiful respite with tons of birds and wildlife. The food is hearty bar food for hungry boaters, and Hive Hoagies are a specialty with daily lunch specials. The Hive hosts happy hour and music too. 
Breeze Ocean Kitchen at Eau Palm Beach
The water view: Atlantic Ocean, from close.
The sound of surf and sea is the backdrop for a fulfilling meal at Breeze. This is the Palm Beach lifestyle – an idyllic setting, good local craft beers, fine wine, refreshing cocktails. Dinner fare always includes a fresh local catch, but the menu also offers chicken and beef dishes. Meet friends at happy hour (5-7 p.m.) for small bites and drinks.
100 S. Ocean Blvd., Manalapan. 561-533-6000; www.eaupalmbeach.com
Temple Orange at Eau Palm Beach
The water view: Atlantic Ocean.
Dine inside or outside on classic and eclectic modern cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Seafood and beef, seasonal specialties and local inspired dishes capitalize on the fresh fare available from summer fruits and local produce. “Resort casual is the mode of attire.”
100 S. Ocean Blvd., Manalapan. 561-533-6000; www.eaupalmbeach.com
Banana Boat Restaurant
The water view: Intracoastal Waterway at the Boynton Harbor Marina.
This family-owned restaurant has anchored Boynton’s Ocean Avenue area since 1978. Best known for its seafood, salads and upscale bar food in generous portions, it’s also top-rated for the best boat-watching.
739 E. Ocean Ave., Boynton Beach. 561-732-9400; www.bananaboatboynton.com
Prime Catch
The water view: Intracoastal Waterway.
Prime Catch opened in 2004 and  menu that loves fresh local fish (and a great Wagyu steak) with a waterfront ambiance have kept this restaurant packed.  
700 E. Woolbright Road, Boynton Beach. 561-737-8822; www.primecatchboynton.com
Two Georges Waterfront Grille
The water view: Intracoastal Waterway.
In 1997, the Scaggs family bought Two George’s and it’s still family-owned and operated today. It’s known for fresh seafood and salads, plus a popular happy hour and live music Friday and Saturday nights.
728 Casa Loma Blvd., Boynton Beach. 561-736-2717; www.twogeorgesrestaurant.com/boynton
Boston’s on the Beach
The water view: Across the street from the Atlantic Ocean.
This mainstay of Delray Beach has outdoor covered dining that looks out over A1A and the beach on the other side. There’s so much foliage, the view isn’t always great, but there’s almost always a breeze. An eclectic menu boasts local, fresh seafood options. 
40 S. Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach. 561-278-3364; www.bostonsonthebeach.com
50 Ocean
The water view: The Atlantic Ocean, from across the street.
On the second floor above Boston’s, 50 Ocean does offer an unobstructed view of the ocean. The upscale menu is seafood-centric. This commercial stretch along Delray’s oceanfront has maintained its Old Florida flavor.
50 S. Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach. 561-278-3364; www.50ocean.com
Burger Fi
The water view: The Atlantic Ocean, from across the street.
The new kid on the block among these established eateries is the chain that boasts 100%  natural American Angus Beef with no steroids, antibiotics or growth hormones, as well as premium Wagyu Beef, cage-free chicken and the Beyond Meat Burger, served with fresh-cut fries or beer-battered onion rings.
6 S. Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach. 561-278-9590; www.burgerfi.com
Caffe Luna Rosa
The water view: The Atlantic Ocean, from across the street.
Its well-dressed tables, art, granite and woodwork reminiscent of European cafes contrast nicely with the American restaurants on either side. Known for its homemade pasta and Italian influences, this restaurant is a go-to destination for breakfast and weekend brunch.
34 S. Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach.  561-274-9404; www.caffelunarosa.com
Sandbar Delray Beach
The water view: The Atlantic Ocean, from across the street.
Sandbar Delray Beach goes from beach bar to nightclub. Its rustic, weathered fixtures and furniture, brightly colored umbrellas and tropical food and drink make it a popular daytime venue. When the sun sets, guest DJs perform and VIP bottle service is available.
40 S. Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach. 561-665-4669; www.bostonssandbar.com
Deck 84
The water view: Intracoastal Waterway.
Deck 84, named one of the top 100 al fresco dining restaurants by OpenTable diners, offers picturesque views of the Intracoastal while its menu focuses on fresh local seafood plus prime beef steaks, burgers and salads. On weekends, there’s live music from 2 to 5:30 p.m.
840 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach. 561-665-8484; www.deck84.com
Latitudes Restaurant at Delray Sands Resort
The water view: Atlantic Ocean.
Fresh coastal cuisine, modern mixology and warm hospitality along the Atlantic are promised by this Highland Beach locale. From early morning to late at night, sample culinary experiences including the upscale chef’s seafood bar and “cozy” al fresco ocean terrace.
2809 S. Ocean Blvd., Highland Beach. 561-278-2008; www.latitudesdelray.com
SeaSpray Inlet Grill at the Waterstone Resort & Marina
The water view: Lake Boca Raton and the Boca Raton Inlet.
The SeaSpray is open for lunch and dinner and offer an  excuse to visit the resort.  An access points for boats to the Atlantic from the Intracoastal, it’s the perfect place for yacht-watching.
999 E. Camino Real, Boca Raton. 561-368-9500; www.waterstoneboca.com
Chloe’s Bistro at the Boardwalk at Boca Raton
The water view: The lake at Boardwalk at Boca Raton.
This casual eatery prides itself on fresh ingredients and a diverse menu, from Italian to French. The understated ambiance and the reflection of lights on the water are a panacea for stress.
6885 SW 18th St. B7, Boca Raton. 561-334-2088; www.chloesbistro.com
Carrabba’s Italian Grill at the Boardwalk at Boca Raton
The water view: The lake at Boardwalk at Boca Raton.
The water view isn’t the Atlantic or even the Intracoastal, but it is a nice view and the food is consistent Italian fare. 
6909 S.W. 18th St., Boca Raton. 51-544-8838; www.locations.carrabbas.com/florida/boca-raton/6909-sw-18th-street
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