We have a delicious assortment of restaurants in downtown Delray Beach for your dining pleasure!
Downtown Delray Beach restaurants offer you everything from sophisticated fine dining with an ocean view, or casual dining with a water front view to quaint bistro restaurants sprinkled all throughout downtown Delray on Atlantic Avenue, Pineapple Grove and nearby.
There are nearly 80 restaurants in downtown Delray to choose from!
Below is a photo of outdoor dining at 32 East Restaurant, night of the Christmas tree lighting that takes place directly across the street from here. Very festive night with lots of holiday magic in the air.
Delray Beach restaurants are well-known for their very talented chefs who are sure to please even the most sophisticated palate!
Let me assure you, there is some scrumptiously delicious dining in almost every direction!
With the ample choices of indiscriminate restaurants in downtown Delray, I'm sure you will find exactly what your tummy is craving! (pssst...we even have amazing ice cream parlors and specialty candy stores!)
Here's some ideas, but these are only just a few!
Sidewalk Dining at The Office
Whether you're looking for a fresh-catch-of-the-day seafood restaurant, a mouth-watering steak house, a blissfully romantic restaurant, sidewalk dining to fine-dining restaurants or a restaurant with some vibrant and sexy nightlife, you will surely find one that will perfectly please you, as well as please your appetite!
Popular for seafood are City Oyster, Rack's Fish House and a recently opened Mussel Beach all downtown within a couple blocks of each other.
Rack's Fish House & Oyster Bar
Buddha Sky Bar - Second Story View
Most of the downtown restaurants in Delray Beach are located on our lively, vibrant and famous Atlantic Avenue.
If not on the Avenue, then just within a couple blocks off the Avenue, or in Pineapple Grove, with many of them within walking distance from one another.
Many of them offer outdoor dining, sidewalk dining, or private patio dining for your outdoor dining choices.
Some restaurants have a very romantic courtyard beautifully decorated with outdoor lighting decorations, tiki torches, and white linen table cloths while others have sand on the floor and tiki bars!
At the corner of 2nd Avenue and Atlantic Avenue you will find numerous restaurants in every direction.
Worthing Park is on the southwest corner and is home to Salt 7 and Park Tavern. Both very popular restaurants and popular for nightlife.
Salt 7 at Worthing Park
Park Tavern at Worthing Park
The Office restaurant and bar is located caddy-corner from Worthing Park at the intersection of NE 2nd Avenue & Atlantic Avenue. They have been known for award-winning burgers and great outdoor dining spot.
The Office Restaurant and Bar
Tryst restaurant is a neighborhood pub as well as dining. They have numerous craft beers and great courtyard dining with live music in the courtyard on select nights.
Tryst Courtyard Dining
They are all located on our famous action-packed Atlantic Avenue!
Delray Beach restaurants are all very unique to Delray Beach and Atlantic Avenue and this is what gives this beach town the sophisticated elegance and charm that is so unique and so mesmerizing!
You won't find these places anywhere else but here in Delray Beach, the beach town that I love!
Read about Atlantic Avenue on TripAdvisor! Rated #2 attraction with over 350 reviews!
For the most part, you'll find that the restaurants in downtown Delray have a bar as well as dining.
It's not too common for an establishment to be just a bar.
You'll also find that most restaurants in Delray Beach (downtown and otherwise) have outdoor dining. You can enjoy outdoor dining almost year-round here in Florida!
Some even have romantic outdoor dining!
And some restaurants have their own private patio seating while others will have sidewalk seating. But trust me, whichever you decide, I assure you, they all have charming elegance and romance!
Cafe de France once specializing as a French restaurant is now known as Carpe Diem, now specializing in world dining!
This is one of my favorites! I love the ambiance, the food, the dessert, the owners, the location and the outdoor dining. Everything is simply great here in my opinion!
Carpe Diem World Restaurant
Deck 84 restaurant is located directly on the intracoastal which means you have an amazing view of the intracoastal as you dine outdoors on their deck.
Deck 84 Restaurant - Waterfront Dining
And, we're getting quite the selection of craft breweries as of lately too! They've become very popular over the past few years and they seem to like the Delray Beach and Boynton Beach areas.
In 2013, Saltwater Brewery opened its doors, located just west of 1-95, west of the Atlantic Avenue exit ramp.
There's something about a tiki bar in Delray Beach that sets the mood for your South Florida vacations, Caribbean style!
We only have a few locations that actually have tiki bars. And, there are two that really stand out that I'd like to share with you!
The tiki bar at Boston's on the Beach is much more lively while the other one, at Crane's Beach House is more cozy and quiet.
Below is Crane's Beach House Tiki Bar. It sits poolside in the center of their boutique hotel property. It's small, quiet with reggae music on the weekends. They serve beer & wine with limited snacks.
There are only a few restaurants in Delray Beach that are actually beachfront and there is really only one that I would say has ocean view dining. And I mean a true ocean view while you are dining! And, that's 50 Ocean also known as Boston's on the Beach.
reason it has such an amazing ocean view is because it is on the second
floor, so it is completely unobstructed from any pedestrians or
vehicles that might be blocking your view if you were on the first
Boston's on the Beach downstairs is a great family dining restaurant with outdoor dining which is always great to enjoy the fresh ocean breeze! You are literally just across the street from the beach, but due to pedestrians, vehicles, and the sea grapes, you may not be able to actually see the ocean when sitting on the first floor.
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