Best Delray Beach, FL Restaurants

Where to Eat in Delray Beach, Florida

Only one thing can complete the perfect beach day in Delray Beach, Florida: an excellent dinner. After a day of sunbathing and swimming, building sand castles, and picking up shells on the beach, the finishing touch to a vacation day is sitting down for a great meal. Everyone knows Florida is renowned for its excellent seafood, but what restaurants prepare it the best is a whole other question. If you're planning a trip to the Sunshine State, be sure to do a little research on the best Delray Beach, FL restaurants before you leave home.

delray beach seafood1. La Bamba

If you're looking to experience some Mexican and Spanish flavors during your trip, than one of the best Delray Beach, FL restaurants for you is La Bamba. Travelers with hearty appetites can fill up on skirt steak burritos or crab enchiladas, all served with yellow rice and beans. Another reason locals love La Bamba is for its fully stocked bar. Be sure to check out their cocktail menu to accompany your meal.

2. Boston's on the Beach

For a restaurant with beautiful ocean views, check out Boston's on the Beach. Here you can enjoy New England style seafood, along with the local catch. For over 25 years this restaurant has been satisfying customers with their range of seafood specialties. While some restaurants are ideal for couples or families, Boston's on the Beach is the type of restaurant that welcomes all groups. With live music and a great list of tropical cocktails, this is the perfect place to relax during your trip to Delray Beach.

3. 32 East

If you're craving a little sophistication, one of the best Delray Beach, FL restaurants is 32 East. Located right on Atlantic Avenue, this chic restaurant is known for its intriguing menu. If you're tired of the same old seafood dishes, head to 32 East where you can sample unique preparations of local mahi mahi, red snapper, and swordfish. Be sure not to miss the dessert here either - they have a carrot cake that makes locals swoon.

4. Arlette's Kitchen

On nights where you want something a little different, head to Arlette's Kitchen for interesting French and Italian food. Here you will find satisfying dishes such as short rib ravioli or linguini with seafood. Beyond the pasta dishes, there are many other options including seafood, chicken, and beef. For a real slice of home cooking, try the slow-cooked Osso Buco. Far from your average seafood joint, Arlette's Kitchen is great for nights when you want a break from the daily catch.

5. The Atlantic Grille

Another excellent spot for oceanfront dining is the Atlantic Grille. Here you will find inventive cuisine that plays with all sorts of flavors, from spicy to sweet. The breezy interior with floor to ceiling windows and light colors will set you at ease from the moment you arrive. Seafood is prepared here with flair. Expect to try something you've never tried before when you dine at the Atlantic Grille. This restaurant is also known for its excellent wine list and cocktail menu.

After dining out, make sure you have a comfy Delray Beach vacation rental to come home to!

While you're here, check out our guide to the best Delray Beach spas.

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