There’s nothing better than taking the boat out for an afternoon of leisure and fine (or not-so-fine) dining. At these dock-and-dine restaurants throughout Palm Beach County, you can grab a great bite without ever setting foot on dry land.
960 N Hwy A1A, Jupiter, FL | https://www.guanabanas.com/
Named for a little-known fruit native to the tropics, this quintessential SoFla hang in Jupiter has it all, from an impressive bar and menu featuring fresh-caught local seafood to an eclectic calendar of strong musical bookings that includes acts as diverse as local indie-rock heroes and reggae classics.
Old Key Lime House
300 E Ocean Ave, Lantana | http://oldkeylimehouse.com/
This old-school charmer in Lantana is as spacious as it is beloved, with ample waterfront seating that extends into the water on docks and water views from each of its classic rambling rooms. It has a reputation as a rowdy spot to enjoy Florida Gators football games in the fall, but it’s a great hang any time of the year for its fresh seafood, strong drinks, and unbeatable views of the Lake Worth lagoon. And yes, the Key lime pie is fantastic.
Two Georges Waterfront Grille
728 Casa Loma Blvd, Boynton Beach | https://twogeorgesrestaurant.com/boynton/
Walk through our doors and soak up the laid-back vacation vibes while noshing on our world-famous Maryland crab cakes. Or maybe a frozen cocktail is more your style? With our iconic thatch roof overhead and the intracoastal waterway under foot, this really is the good life. Two Georges has been a fixture on the Boynton intracoastal for over 60 years so come in and find out why!
739 East Ocean Avenue, Boynton Beach | https://bananaboatboynton.com/
Banana Boat is seen as a landmark “anchor” to the restaurant and nightlife activities in Boynton Beach. As a family business, they take great pride in offering that “Authentic Florida Experience” for those locals and tourists seeking fresh seafood, fun appetizers, sandwiches and cocktails, at reasonable prices, overlooking the waterfront in Boynton Beach.
700 E Woolbright Rd, Boynton Beach | http://www.primecatchboynton.com/index.html
Waterfront restaurants are few and far between in Palm Beach County, and those with elevated fare are even harder to find. Sitting just south of the Woolbright bridge in Boynton Beach, Prime Catch is the rare venue that caters to boaters and foodies in equal measure. Open since 2004, its raw bar and extensive menu of fresh seafood entrees are worth the trip whether you get there by land or sea.
840 E Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach | https://www.deck84.com/
This waterfront restaurant at the foot of the Atlantic Avenue bridge has quickly become a staple of south county dining in its relatively short tenure in Delray Beach. Offering classic American fare and countless tropical cocktails both inside and at its sizable outdoor bar, this laid-back locale is perfect for anything from a boat-day meal on the Intracoastal to happy hour drinks after work.
Meso Beach House
900 East Atlantic Avenue Delray Beach | https://www.mesorestaurants.com/meso-beach-house
Influenced by the 22 countries surrounding the Mediterranean as a whole. We consider ourselves a concept in the middle of the Mediterranean, hence our name MESO. Our ambiance is rustic, modern, and trendy. We believe that presentation is key, all while incorporating the unique flavor profiles of the Mediterranean into each of our dishes.
SeaSpray Inlet Grill / Waterstone
999 E Camino Real, Boca Raton | https://www.seasprayboca.com/
With unobstructed views of Lake Boca Raton, this newly renovated and revamped restaurant at Boca’s Waterstone hotel is the go-to dock-and-dine restaurant in South Palm Beach County. With a colorful atmosphere and classic American fare, this is the perfect place for either an easy-breezy weekday lunch or some excellent people-watching during the infamous annual Boca Bash. Don’t miss out on its weekday happy hour, with well-priced drinks and apps.
Palm Court at The Boca Raton Resort / Private Club - Members Only
501 East Camino Real, Boca Raton | https://www.thebocaraton.com/drink-dine/palm-court/
Embracing the hotel’s celebrated Spanish Colonial-style architecture, Palm Court’s inviting lobby and lounge serve as a bar and flexible common space. Indoor and outdoor seating areas provide breathtaking coastal views. While a rotating assortment of musicians ensure a rhythmic setting during weekend evenings, showcasing Bossa Nova Jazz.
Clematis Municipal Dock / Access to Downtown West Palm Beach
|Lat / Lon:||N 26° 42.721' / W 080° 02.872'|
A wonderful public access point to dock up and visit downtown West Palm Beach and famous Clematis St.