Ten Best Restaurants in Delray Beach

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Candace West
2. Max's Harvest
High-end and earthy are two words that sound like they should be complete opposites. Eating ethically and dining out aren't any closer together. Somehow Max's Harvest manages to turn all of those conventional notions straight on their head. The spot focuses on sourcing local and sustainable ingredients and letting them speak for themselves with dishes like the heritage meatballs covered in San Marzano gravy, basil ricotta, and pecorino and local ricotta gnocchi pan roasted with mushroom ragout, pearl onions, sweet peas, thyme, and truffle tremor cheese. You might be concerned with your waistline, but conscientiously, you won't have to worry.

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Candace West
1. The Grove
The 2013 winner of our "Best New Restaurant -- Palm Beach County," Pineapple Grove's new kid on the block has come in to shake things up. Chef/partner Michael Haycook and partner Paul Strike teamed up with Grant Achatz alumnus Meghan O'Neal to take South Florida by surprise. With the entire kitchen run by Haycook, O'Neal, and just a dishwasher, the spot completely renovates its entire menu every two weeks. Dishes range from modern American items like Florida Pompano with heirloom carrots, beets, and parsley to slightly molecular, such as the hot chocolate/ cold chocolate, hot spiced chocolate with homemade marshmallows and house-made chocolate ice cream. The food is simple yet cutting edge all at the same time. Sometimes you're looking for something new and different: the Grove is it.

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Location Info

The Grove

187 NE 2nd Ave., Delray Beach, FL

Category: Restaurant

Max's Harvest

169 NE Second Ave., Delray Beach, FL

Category: Restaurant

Historic Sundy House

106 S. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach, FL

Category: General

32 East

32 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, FL

Category: Restaurant

Tryst

4 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, FL

Category: Music

The Office

201 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, FL

Category: Restaurant

Cut 432

432 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, FL

Category: Restaurant

Dada Restaurant & Lounge

52 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach, FL

Category: Restaurant

Brule Bistro

200 NE 2nd Ave., Delray Beach, FL

Category: Restaurant

Park Tavern

32 SE 2nd Ave., Delray Beach, FL

Category: Restaurant


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11 comments
jgcamp99
jgcamp99

Looked like some weak plates ?

Hamptonschef
Hamptonschef

amazing favorites, but the ones that are not listed seem to be the busiest.....

freakerdude
freakerdude

The entire Atlantic Ave was a ghost town last night. Waiters were outside everywhere waiting on people to show up but most places were more than 2/3 empty.

misterflorida2000
misterflorida2000

They forgot to mention that Tryst is also a Rodney Mayo and Scott Freilich establishment

saraventiera
saraventiera

@freakerdude It seems like Palm Beach county is harder hit my summer than other parts of South Florida. It could have been the weather, as well. 

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