- Marcelina Morfin
A lovely community located in Palm Beach County, Boynton Beach, Florida features beautiful year round weather, wonderful recreational adventures, plus some incredible places to eat. From Italian fare to Mexican cuisine to locally inspired dishes, the culinary scene is diverse with something to suit any palate. Here is our list of the 10 best restaurants in Boynton Beach.
Agliolio Italian Bistro & Bar
Agliolio Italian Bistro and Bar is a warm, inviting establishment enticing customers again and again with its exquisite Italian fare. Procuring the freshest, finest ingredients available, this bistro makes everything from scratch, including the pasta, mozzarella, and sauces, ensuring wholesome food that entire family will enjoy. Start out with fresh fried mozzarella followed by the house specialty chicken marsala or eggplant parmigiana. For the truly creative, the restaurant also offers the create-your-own ‘pasta-bility,’ choosing from fresh pasta, sauce, plus a choice of toppings.
Family owned and operated, Casa Linda is a vibrant venue specializing in Mexican and Spanish cuisine that is sure to make mouths water. Within a festive interior, which is often enhanced by a live Mariachi band, diners will be able to sample an array of flavorful options, including the crab meat nachos made with real crab meat along with onion, peppers, tomatoes, cheese, and sour cream and the Spanish specialty ropa vieja or shredded beef with vegetables, spices, white rice, black beans, and fried plantains. There is also a vegetarian menu with many great options. Be sure to visit on Wednesdays when margaritas are 99 cents when ordering dinner.
Casa Linda, 701 N. Congress Ave, Boynton Beach, FL, USA, +1 561 734 8644
Chris’ Taverna is a well loved establishment specializing in delicious Greek cuisine. Earning numerous awards over the years, this restaurant features a spacious interior, complete with Greek-style murals on the walls, along with an open kitchen, making it the perfect spot for a gathering of family and friends. The menu is brimming with an array of possibilities that will delight the taste buds of many diners. Highlights include the pastitsio with layers of ground beef, macaroni, and bechamel sauce and the spanakopita or spinach pie.
Chris’ Taverna, 4774 Congress Ave, Boynton Beach, FL, USA, +1 561 223 2868
With a passion for exquisite fare and excellent hospitality, Fleming and Else Johansen opened Copenhagen Restaurant in Boynton Beach. Described as ‘fine dining at its best,’ this lovely, intimate establishment serves dinner Tuesday through Sunday and features a menu brimming with an array of wonderful choices all made with top quality ingredients. Heavily geared toward seafood entrées, try the bouillabaisse Copenhagen, there are also dishes highlighting pasta, poultry, veal, and other meat such as lamb. Many sweet endings, including apple walnut pie, plus an impressive wine list round out the offerings at Copenhagen.
Dune Deck’s Mimosa Café
A popular breakfast and lunch venue, Dune Deck’s Mimosa Café serves tasty American and Greek cuisine with a twist along with providing excellent service to its guests. This café is a wonderful spot for brunch lovers with its selection of sweet and savory dishes, such as the tropical French toast made with cinnamon raisin challah bread and topped with strawberries, banana, pineapple, plus toasted coconut and the crab cake eggs benedict served with potatoes. The lunch side of the menu finds a variety of sandwiches, burgers, and other entrées like the fresh catch of they day.
East Ocean Café
A true neighborhood cafe, East Ocean Café is a charming little venue with limited seating both inside and out. The cozy, friendly atmosphere makes it a wonderful place to have a leisurely meal with family and friends. If craving something sweet the pumpkin pancakes are a big hit along with the jumbo cinnamon roll with bacon and a sweet, gooey glaze. Savory items to note are the breakfast burrito and the BBQ pork soft tacos.
East Ocean Cafe, 412 E. Ocean Ave, Boynton Beach, FL, USA, +1 561 200 6006
Hurricane Alley Raw Bar & Restaurant
Located in downtown Boynton Beach, Hurricane Alley Raw Bar and Restaurant was voted the best seafood in 2014 by Best of Boynton. A great neighborhood venue that is open daily, Hurricane Alley features a laid-back vibe perfect for relaxing with family and friends after a long day. The menu is divided into sections using hurricane jargon, starting with Before The Storm (sushi) and ending with The Flood (beverages). If diners want something from the raw bar or other seafood items, then they would need to look at the Category 3 section. Sandwiches (Category 5), soup and salads, plus many other tantalizing options are also on the menu.
The Living Room
The Living Room is an eclectic restaurant and bar enticing customers again and again with its cuisine and unique environment. Featuring an interior space reminiscent of a comfy living room, complete with mismatched chairs, couches, and eclectic décor, this venue is a welcoming place where guests can relax while enjoy an array of tasty eats imbued with global flavors. From fish and chips to vindaloo curry to pasta caprese, the menu is diverse with something for every palate. Also attracting visitors are the fun events and specials, such as Mystic Mondays, Cheap Date Nite, and live music, that The Living Room hosts.
The Living Room, 1709 N Congress Ave, Boynton Beach, FL, USA, +1 561 742 4399
Family owned and operated, Pho VN specializes in authentic Vietnamese cuisine. Featuring a warm, inviting interior, complete with soft background music and a fish tank filled with colorful fish, this restaurant attracts customers with its fresh, flavorful dishes. For a satisfying meal, diners can begin with an appetizer such as Thai papaya salad before tucking into a comforting bowl of pho or a rice platter, the char-grilled chicken with steamed jasmine rice is a great choice.
Pho VN, 344 N. Congress Ave, Boynton Beach, FL, USA, +1 561 509 0831
Sweetwater Bar & Grill
Sweetwater Bar and Grill is a great place featuring New American cuisine along with handcrafted cocktails. This rustic, cozy venue has a laid back vibe perfect for unwinding with friends after a long day or week. The cocktail menu, with both staple and seasonal varieties, offers an array of innovative drinks, including the Blind Swine with sous vide hickory bacon bourbon, rye, Angostura bitters, and salted maple syrup. As for food, the menu is constantly changing, ensuring that there is always something new to tantalize patrons’ taste buds. Even though the menu changes, it features small plates, sharable plates, entrées, and side dishes as a constant.