Palm Beach's Top Restaurants: The Best in Upscale Dining

Kristopher Neild

By , Local Expert, Palm Beach / West Palm Beach
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Dining in Palm Beach County is an experience. Some want to get dressed to the nines, order wine, seafood off the specials menu and finish every night off with a dessert and coffee. Others want to throw on a Hawaiian shirt, order a pitcher of beers and gulp down raw oysters.

The Palm Beach area has multiple restaurants capable of serving up both parties above. On literal Palm Beach, classy upscale joints like Cafe Boulud cater to the (wannabe) prestigious crowd. Prepare for a truly decadent meal surrounded by a lush garden and attentive service. 

Places like Charley's Crab take the stuffy factor down a little bit, and turn...  Read more »

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    Marcello's La Sirena

    Marcello's La Sirena is considered by many to be one of the top Italian restaurants in South Florida.

    Local Expert Tip: "Seafood options are recommended, and the specials are legitimately 'special'"

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    Chez Jean-Pierre

    Chez Jean-Pierre is a favorite among locals and regular Palm Beach vacationers mainly due to scrumptious foods and desserts.

    Local Expert Tip: "There is a special 'prix fixe' three course menu offered during the summer that is rather economical relatively"

     
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    Café L'Europe

    Cafe L'Europe is an upscale, elegant dining option that will not disappoint when it comes to food quality or ambiance.

    Local Expert Tip: "Prepare to dress up (jackets for men) and spend a lot of money"

     
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    Cafe Boulud

    Cafe Boulud is housed in the amazing Brazilian Court Hotel. The decor of the property enhance every bite.

    Local Expert Tip: "Try and grab a table outside in the garden"

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    Café Chardonnay

    Cafe Chardonnay is where to go to avoid some of the pretense that may lurk at other Palm Beach locations (without sacrificing food quality)

    Local Expert Tip: "The wine list here has great depth"

     
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    Charley's Crab - Palm Beach

    Charley's Crab offers superb waterfront dining with a menu complete with exceptional seafood offerings.

    Local Expert Tip: "Stick to shellfish here, and don't feel bad about asking for more jalapeno bread"

     
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    Spoto's Oyster Bar

    Spoto's Oyster Bar has great outdoor seating, service and delicious seafood.

    Local Expert Tip: "The oysters are bigger and fresher here than your typical Palm Beach seafood joint"

     
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    Morton's, The Steakhouse

    Morton's is a top-notch nationally renowned steak house serving only top quality meats.

    Local Expert Tip: "Save Morton's for a special occasion, as the tab will inevitably run high"

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    The Restaurant at the Four Seasons

    The Restaurant at the Four Seasons keeps an "old Palm Beach" charm, comforting guests and making them feel important.

    Local Expert Tip: "Check out the Sunday Brunch"

     
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    Renato's

    Tucked away off Worth Avenue, Renato's provides an escape for diners looking to have a real experience.

    Local Expert Tip: "Highly recommended come the scallops"

     

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