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Where to Grab Grub Late at Night in Palm Beach County



When you are out and about in Palm Beach County, it’s nice to have some go-to options for partaking in a late night dinner. Even with food trucks increasing in number and the fast food drive-thru window always open, it’s nice to be able to grab a bite and not have to hold it in your hand or eat out of your car. This list pulls together some bars with longer kitchen hours than most as well as eclectic sit down restaurants.

The Blue Boar Tavern is a neighborhood bar with an extensive late night menu and lots of recreational activities to keep you entertained. Grab a beer, a spot on the pool table and an order of the garbage fries and you’ve just set yourself up for a great night.

If you’re looking for a place to dress up a bit and have a nice meal with friends, then you’ll want to try Dada in Delray. Dada is set in a historic home a little ways off of Atlantic Avenue. Every room in the home has been filled with artistic elements and dining tables, setting the scene for a unique experience every time you visit. They are open seven days a week from 5pm-2am, with the full dinner menu available until close. 


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When you're in the mood for good times and great cuisine, be sure to checkout Howley's Restaurant Est. 1950. The restaurant is located in one of the area's mostpleasant settings and is known for its delightful staff and superb cuisine.The menu at Howley's Restaurant Est. 1950 features a wide array of great selections, madefrom only the freshest and highest quality ingredients, with something sureto please every member of your group. Howley's Restaurant Est. 1950 has establisheditself as one of the area's favorite culinary destinations and is sure tooffer you a pleasant and unique dining experience every time you visit.Please stop in soon!

Recommended for Late Night because: Howley's is open until at least 2am most nights, with regulars hanging out in the 50's-themed diner until 5am Friday and Saturday.

Kristopher's expert tip: Chicken and waffle sliders are what's up

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Blue Boar Tavern in West Palm Beach is mostly known for its great prices and late night kitchen, but there are many more reasons to stop in. The dive bar scene is justified with lots of the typical bar food selections, including garbage fries, burgers, and the famous grilled cheese. The kitchen is open until 4 AM - perfect for quelling late night hunger. Be sure to hop onto one of the many pool tables or try your hand at a game of darts while you're here. The vibe is always welcoming, as you'll see it takes no time at all to feel like a regular at this late night spot.

Recommended for Late Night because: A West Palm Beach favorite for over 30 years, Blue Boar Tavern's kitchen is open until 4 AM.

Kristopher's expert tip: This place is a dive - be prepared

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If you are looking for some great sushi in Downtown West Palm Beach then look no further than right off of Clematis Street at Kabuki Sushi. Enjoy outside seating or escape the heat and choose from tables for a group, the long bar, or a spot in the back sushi counter. Great service delivers up beautifully crafted sushi rolls with a large selection of rice-less rolls. This place is a must for the lunch specials from 11:30 AM - 3 PM with the "you pick two" option, one sushi roll, one lunch entr�e and either miso soup or a house salad all for $12. Happy hour is from 3-7 daily and includes half price cocktails along with sushi rolls, hot tapas and sashimi for $6.00 and under. If raw seafood isn't your thing, signature meals include thai entrees, stir fry, as well as grilled seafood and meat selections. With such a diverse menu there is surely something for everyone to love.

Recommended for Late Night because: Grabbing a couple of sushi rolls at Kabuki on Clematis is the perfect cap to a night.

Kristopher's expert tip: Great sushi that Kabuki will deliver to your hotel door

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Buccan is a top Palm Beach restaurant located on South Country Road, just a 5 minute walk from the beach. The joint's them is "small plates with big flavors" with prime examples being the short rib empanadas and the grilled octopus. The menu is constantly changing to reflect supply of seafood and the whimsical nature of Chef Clay Conely. Happy hours appease guests during the week, and a DJ spins music on weekend nights. This is a bistro type of setting, a great place to share some small plates over light conversation. Valet parking is available, and reservations are recommended during the busy season.

Recommended for Late Night because: Buccan is a high-end, small plate-centric bistro open til midnight most nights.

Kristopher's expert tip: Bistro-setting with decent noise level so look elsewhere for romantic dinners.

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Pizza Girls is a great place to go to for a slice on Clematis Street. There are tons of meat and vegetarian choices made with fresh ingredients and the service is fast and friendly. The place may look small but the Pizza Girls have a great system for getting you in and out with pizza in hand in no time so don't be discouraged if there is a line out of the door. Once you have your delicious slice, grab a craft beer and try to score one of the tables outside for the best experience. The park across the way is great if you need a little more space- and if you really don't want to be crowded, call ahead and see if you are in the delivery area. This place is sure to be on your regular list, especially once you've had the delicious pizza beer.

Recommended for Late Night because: Pizza Girls on Clematis serves up slices late into the night, helping to satisfy that craving you get after a night on the town.

Kristopher's expert tip: Like to try new and interesting things - try the Pizza Beer.

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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 and enjoy a cocktail, or dine outside under the large tree covered in twinkly lights; regardless of your choice, the experience is guaranteed to be unique. The food choices make it difficult to pick. It is recommended to bring company along and planning to share. With live entertainment nightly ranging from poetry readings to local musicians, the mood of Dada is more intimate than the hustle and bustle of the main strip.

Recommended for Late Night because: The artistically eclectic Dada in Delray serves up creative cocktails and fresh plates from 5pm - 2am seven days a week.

Kristopher's expert tip: Bacon wrapped dates taste much better than they sound

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Once a private gambling establishment in Palm Beach, Bradley's now sits at the base of Clematis Street near the intracoastal waterway. This local favorite is especially popular with business types and Palm Beach families, who come to enjoy the familiarity of the hometown crowd and partake of the great food. Later in the day, an array of burgers, sandwiches, salads, and fresh seafood take prominence, but early on, you'll find patrons digging into stuffed omelets, luscious eggs benedict, and buttermilk pancakes. On Sunday, the brunch buffet supplements these treats with even more delicacies. If you're fighting a hangover when you dine, try their house Bloody Mary, which comes tinged with Old Bay seasoning.

Recommended for Late Night because: E.R. Bradley's Saloon is open until 3 AM, making it a great spot to grab drinks and local seafood favorites.

Kristopher's expert tip: This restaurant is paddle board friendly - there are "docking stations" for your boards if you come in off the intracoastal

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Havana


An array of desirable Cuban creations attracts a loyal clientele to this cute spot in West Palm Beach. Lunch specials, such as ox tail in red wine sauce and deep fried pork marinated in garlic sauce, come highly recommended. Potted plants and attractive Latin-inspired decor flank the welcoming two-level interior, and a 24-hour takeout window satiates late-night cravings. For the early birds, delicious Cuban coffee and breakfast sandwiches await. It's in a not-so-nice section on S. Dixie Highway, but don't let the surroundings impede your visit. As far as authentic Cuban food goes, not many places can match Havana for quality and taste.

Recommended for Late Night because: The 24 hour walk-up window at Havana makes any time the perfect time for Cuban food.

Kristopher's expert tip: The Cuban coffee here has bite

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Grease Burger Bar on Clematis does so many things well. For starters, their burgers are top notch; fresh beef, innovative toppings and a branded bun make the consumption experience memorable. Next, you have the bar. Excellent whiskeys and bourbons are stocked, and your bartender will be sure to point you in the right direction. Season beers are on tap, and 16oz PBR cans are available for the hipsters out there. The venue's interior is cool in that it has meat rack cables hanging from various points on the ceiling. There are televisions for watching sporting events, and live music is commonplace.

Recommended for Late Night because: Grease Burger Bar serves up delicious burger and fries, but they're also known for their amazing spiked milkshakes.

Kristopher's expert tip: This is one of those places where eating at the bar is preferred to eating at a high top

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Located in the heart of Clematis St. in downtown West Palm Beach, Hullabaloo is a great place to stop in after a day of exploring the town. The gastropub and craft cocktail bar, along with the endless Jazz music, definitely adds flair to Clematis and make you feel as though you're in NYC. The inside can be a little tight so if you have several in your party, check out the back patio or call ahead and see if you can reserve the super trendy airstream that has been opened up to accommodate groups. This place is perfect when you are feeling adventurous and craving something outside of the norm. Be sure to start with the zucchini chips, a specialty cocktail and go for the Pork porcini risotto for your entr�e- you won't be disappointed.

Recommended for Late Night because: Hullabaloo, the Italian Gastropub on Clematis, is open late so you can enjoy their creative menu well into the night.

Kristopher's expert tip: The later you stop by, the better

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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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