Ten Best Restaurants in Boca Raton
4. Casa D'Angelo
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The second outpost of his Fort Lauderdale flagship, Casa D'Angelo in Boca Raton offers the same high-end Tuscan cuisine in a similar elegant contemporary environment. Executive chef/owner Angelo Elia is known for elevating Broward's overall dining scene with his namesake restaurant, which has since done the same in Boca and even Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas. Here you'll find simple, refined dishes ranging from bistecca alla fiorentina (dry-aged New York strip steak marinated in olive oil, rosemary, and garlic, and served with Vidalia onion and wild mushrooms) to pastas like the spaghetti misura al pesto e pomodori arrostiti (whole-wheat spaghetti with oven-dried yellow and red tomatoes in a basil pesto sauce). Italians are known for living the good life; eat here and you'll be doing the same -- even if your credit card bill doesn't necessarily agree.
3. Abe & Louie's
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You can look at Boca restaurants without looking at some pomp. Abe & Louie's is neither new nor trendy, but it is a classic steak house that caters to the wealthy power players of Boca, with traditional oversized leather chairs and vintage Hollywood-style booths. Prime steaks (think wood-fired, bone-in aged prime rib eye), fresh seafood dishes like baked and stuffed Maine lobster, and an expansive, award-winning wine list epitomize the established steak houses of yesteryear. There's a reason some places don't give sway to new trends and whims; they can stand the test of time.
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