The best is the best, the rest is the rest. Check out Haute Living’s choice for the top five 5-star restaurants in Palm Beach.
1 Café Boulud
The renowned Café Boulud is possibly the best restaurant in Palm Beach, located at the historic Brazilian Court Hotel and Beach Club, just moments away from Worth Avenue and the beautiful beaches. The restaurant was created by the magnificent Chef Daniel Boulud, a highly honored powerhouse creator and chef. James Leiken was recently named Executive Chef at the Café Boulud in Palm Beach, a stem of Daniel Boulud’s New York restaurants. We needn’t say more, this restaurant is remarkable.
The Brazilian Court Hotel & Beach Club
301 Australian Ave, Palm Beach, FL 33480
561 655 6060
2 Echo - The Breakers
The Echo is a unique Asian-fusion restaurant that celebrates cuisine from China, Thailand, Japan and Vietnam. This renowned restaurant is located in a renowned hotel, The Breakers. Echo consumes a whopping 4,700 square-feet of space, including a bar and outdoor lounge, and has been elegantly designed with accents of bamboo, silver, turquoise, orange and green. The menu is created around the essence of the four elements: Wind – Small Plates to Start your Journey, Earth –Goodness from the Land, Fire – Open-Flame Wok and Water – Fruits of the Sea.
230A Sunrise Avenue, Palm Beach, Florida 33480
561 802 4222
3 Café L’Europe
Norbert and Lidia Goldner opened Café L’Europe in 1980 and since then, the restaurant has blown up in the Palm Beach dining scene as one of the best in town. Café L’Europe is highly acclaimed by Zagat for its wonderful service, superb dining and elegant atmosphere. It has won, to name a few, Nation’s Restaurant News’ Fine Dining Hall of Fame Award and Restaurant & Institutions’ coveted Ivy Award. Try The Traditional Weiner Schnitzel with Spatzle, Red Cabbage and Spinach, or the Roasted Crispy Long Island Half Duckling with Red Cabbage, Cranberry Bread Dumpling and Bing Cherry Brandy Sauce, or the Fresh Holland Dover Sole Meunière with Jumpo Asparagus and Parsley Fingerling Potatoes, or … everything else on the menu
331 South County Road Palm Beach, FL 33480
4 Top of The Point – The Breakers
Panoramic views, a sophisticated setting, knowledgeable staff and, of course, top dining are amongst the quality things that Top of the Point at The Breakers Hotel prides over. The menu runs by season and serves modern-American cuisine with a mélange of global influences. Start your experience with Top of the Point’s signature cocktail and choose a special entrée like a prime steak or an authentic, fresh seafood dish such as the signature Jump Lump Blue Swimmer Crab Cakes with Georgia Corn Succotash, Jumbo Asparagus and Low Country Tartar Sauce.
777 South Flagler Drive, Club Level
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
P (561) 832-2424
5 Chez Jean Pierre
Jean-Pierre Leverrier and his wife Nicole are the masters behind this French Bistro. Inside, you will be pleasantly greeted with a relaxed and warm atmosphere, along with staff of the same caliber. Chez Jean Pierre is Zagat Rated and a Fodor’s Top Choice. You really can’t go wrong with any dish choice you make, but just for a mouthwatering preview, we’ll give you a peek at the menu: the classic Steak Tartare (prime fillet mignon with French fries, the Dover Sole Meuniere (with spinach, carrots and rice) or the Lobster Fricasse, Lie and Sauternes Sauce (with leeks, tomato chutney and tourneed vegetables) are all up there.
132 North County Road Palm Beach, FL 33480