- Audra Clemons
Florida is well known for its sun, sea, and bikinis, but the diverse restaurant scene is just as alluring. There is plenty in the Jupiter area to please every palate, from a kosher breakfast to a seafood dinner, discover the best spots to eat in Jupiter, Florida.
The eclectic Too Bizaare has a shabby-chic environment while offering American and Asian cuisine, sushi, and an extensive wine list. With a new location in Jupiter’s Harbourside Place, the varied Asian-infusion restaurant offers escargot, baked brie, and chorizo pizza on the tapas menu, along with pad Thai, curries, and a 22-ounce steak. Unlike any other dining experience, patrons sit on mismatched couches in an intimate setting, with paintings and décor from local artists for purchase. For starters, order the sushi bomb and crab-stuffed portabella, then move to the parmesan and chicken artichoke crêpe or Tex steak.
Too Bizaare, 107 Dockside Circle, Jupiter, Florida, USA +1 561 745 6262
Square Grouper Tiki Bar
The Square Grouper Tiki Bar has grown to become one of the most popular watering holes in Palm Beach County. With beautiful water views of the Jupiter Inlet and its famous lighthouse, this local landmark boasts the 19-slip Castaways Marina and the most stunning scenery in the area. No wonder country music star Alan Jackson filmed his hit song ‘It’s Five O’clock Somewhere’ with Jimmy Buffett here. Try the mahi-mahi sandwich.
Square Grouper, 1111 Love Street, Jupiter, Florida, USA +1 561 575 0252
Guanabanas is an open-air, outdoor dining restaurant and bar with woven tiki huts and banyan trees towering overhead, offering a laid-back atmosphere. The location has become an institution in northern Palm Beach County for three reasons, the lush, tropical setting, great cuisine and cocktails, and live music from both national acts and the hottest names in South Florida. From the menu, say ‘yes’ to the coconut fried shrimp.
Guanabanas, 960 N Hwy A1A, Jupiter, Florida, USA +1 561 575 0252
Jumby Bay Island Grill
Jumby Bay Island Grill has gained the respect of the taste buds and hearts of Jupiter locals. Enjoy cocktails in a relaxing, island-style restaurant that also serves delicious seafood, steaks, and pastas. The restaurant offers patrons a fun, tropical setting indoors or on a dog-friendly patio. From the menu, try the blackened dolphin sandwich or the blackened snapper sandwich.
The Bistro is an unassuming restaurant tucked away in a Jupiter shopping center. Offering patrons an adjacent entrance to the shops makes this locale more secluded than most. Offering both indoor and outdoor dining, this a refreshing alternative to myriad chain restaurants. From the menu, order the gran mariner soufflé or the dover sole meunierre.
The Bistro, 2133 S US Hwy 1, Jupiter, Florida, USA +1 561 744 5054
The Divebar Restaurant
The Divebar Restaurant is a one-of-a-kind waterfront dining experience. Offering patrons an exquisite location at the Jupiter Yacht Club Marina along the Jupiter Riverwalk, Divebar also pleases the palate with an eclectic menu selection. The restaurant serves to educate people about our oceanic waters, about the fragile reef system just 500 yards offshore, and about the importance of keeping Florida’s waters clean. While dining, have the Oysters Rockefeller and Maine lobster roll.
Divebar Restaurant, 318 U.S. 1, Jupiter, Florida, USA +1 561 747 4767
Little Moir’s Food Shack
Don’t let its mall location fool you, Little Moir’s has an artsy feel and serves local seafood with global accents. Say ‘yes’ to the house favorites, the tuna basil roll and sweet potato crusted fish, and the coconut flan for dessert.
Dune Dog has a Key West–inspired atmosphere with island-style décor. The irresistible nightly specials, from lobster to baby back ribs, keep the locals coming back for seconds. Meanwhile, the famous hot dogs and other menu items give the menu novelty. Say ‘yes’ to the snow crab and steak.
Dune Dog Café, 775 North Alternate A1A, Jupiter, Florida, USA +1 561 744 6667
Rustic Inn Crabhouse
The Rustic Inn Crabhouse offers all types of crabs, from the blue, queen, and king crabs to those drizzled in garlic. Rustic Inn is the go-to seafood spot for locals. Beyond the food, the panoramic views of the Jupiter lighthouse and Loxahatchee River make this locale loved. From the menu, order the crab lover’s delight.
Rustic Inn Crabhouse, 1065 N Hwy A1A, Jupiter, Florida, USA +1 561 320 9130
Shipwreck Bar & Grill
In addition to being one of Jupiter’s most-loved restaurants, the Shipwreck Bar & Grill is a bit of a museum, filled with artifacts from a 1659 shipwreck off the Florida coast. Gold and silver medallions are still being discovered from the Spanish shipwreck. From the menu, say ‘yes’ to the grouper almondine and soft shell crab tempura.