Dine Al Fresco in Palm Beach/West Palm Beach

Something about the breeze sweeping the ocean air around allows a travelers to truly get into relaxation-mode when visiting the Palm Beach/West Palm Beach vicinity. Taking a deep breath of said air sets off a stream of endorphins, clearing the brain of worries and fears. There's nothing quite like pairing that mindset with a dining experience. 

The restaurants on the following list all have one thing in common; they offer al fresco dining to their patrons. This can mean street-side, courtyard setting or a backyard patio-type setting. Air-conditioning does have some value, but when you are in South Florida, the elements are likely why you came. 

An establishment like Dada in Delray Beach allows you to eat in a bespoke outdoor setting complete with a sprawling tree adorned with lanterns. This environment invokes feelings of romance and harmony. It helps that the menu is chock full of amazing food options. 

Guanabanas - you will learn how to say it in good time - is a local hot spot with a huge layout. The place is basically entirely open air, with a multitude of different outdoor seating options available. Live music is on tap, allowing you to really get in the groove. Seafood caught right from the adjacent Intracoastal waterway is served up and is the recommended order. 

Brio Tuscan Grille has Italian eatery locations sprinkled all throughout the country. The West Palm Beach location is nestled in the heart of City Place. Grab a bottle of wine and dine al fresco with your closest friends and families, while...  Read More


If you find yourself craving pizza on Palm Beach or need a place to relax after shopping on Worth Avenue, Pizza Al Fresco is the place to go. A sprawling courtyard with light-wrapped trees and an expansive menu with a twist on traditional...  Read More

The ambiance at Seasons 52 in Palm Beach Gardens is enough to get anyone in the door, but the food and great service will have you coming back time and time again. All of the menu items at Seasons 52 consist of fresh, in-season ingredients that...  Read More


Golden-hued and elegant, Bice is a formidable presence on the Palm Beach dining scene. Refinements like crisp linens and fresh flowers provide indication that a meal here will be nothing less than spectacular. Northern Italian cuisine is...  Read More

Located in the Harbourside development in Jupiter, the Tommy Bahama Restaurant, Store, and Bar is a one stop shop to pick up the quintessential souvenir and enjoy an authentic Florida dining experience. Well-known for the island apparel and...  Read More

Old Key Lime House

Lime green timbers and pink shutters adorn the exterior of this famous restaurant and watering hole. Tables, shaded by green awnings, line the dock, and there's also a covered, outdoor Chickee Hut Bar, where the rock and reggae bands frequently...  Read More

Palm Beach

Housed in the Brazilian Court Hotel, Cafe Boulud is exquisite, contemporary-designed French-American restaurant with an irresistible dining terrace. Before dinner, enjoy a cocktail in the comfortably revamped bar overlooking the patio. An...  Read More

Tucked away beside a charming, flower-bedecked courtyard, Renato's engages diners with its genial atmosphere and gracious surroundings. Inside, pastel tones, a white grand piano, and pink roses on tables promise gentility, and the eminently...  Read More


Guanabanas in Jupiter is one of the top nightlife destinations on Florida's east coast. The tiki jungle like atmosphere is enchanting, and adding in live music and fruity drinks only enhances the ambiance. Everyone is super laid back here, and...  Read More

Delray Beach

Dada, housed in a historic home, is a top restaurant in Delray Beach. The eclectic vibe at Dada is enough to venture off the well-traveled path for, and the menu promises not to disappoint. Choose an artistically decorated room in the old home...  Read More


Meet Kristopher Neild

Kris is a South Florida resident, living close to the coast in West Palm Beach. The area lets him delve into his vices - beaching, bar-hopping and baseball. Besides writing about travel &...  More About Kristopher

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