West Palm Beach is a lively coastal Florida city that offers just about anything its residents could ask for: exquisite shopping, a wide range of events, and the perfect South Florida weather for outdoor activities. But what are the best restaurants in West Palm Beach if you’re planning a romantic evening? Read on for the top three places for dinner to help you plan the perfect night for that special someone.
Gulfstream Seafood — South Florida seafood and service
An evening with that special someone is always more romantic if the restaurant you visit is truly “full service.” The Gulfstream Seafood restaurant is just that: the service is among the best you’ll find anywhere, even though The Gulfstream Seafood is not a particularly large restaurant or a chain.
The food is reasonably priced for seafood, and they even have a front counter where you can choose your own lobster, crab, or fish. This restaurant always has wonderful daily specials and also a nice selection of beer and wine to choose from.
Lunch specials are about $10; salads are $7 to $8. Dinner is pricier, with appetizers at about $10 and chef specialties from $14 to $35.
The Gulfstream Seafood is located at 3815 South Dixie Highway and can be reached at 561-366-1346. Visit their website at www.gulfstreamseafoodrestaurant.com
Leila — Exotic, trendy, and definitely romantic
If you and your significant other enjoy Mediterranean food and are looking for casual, yet intimate dining, plan an evening at Leila in downtown West Palm Beach.
Leila offers both indoor and outdoor seating, and it even has belly dancing entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights. The food is authentic Mediterranean and is reasonably priced for the romantic atmosphere you’ll experience. This restaurant also offers traditional Middle-Eastern flairs, such as Turkish coffee and hookah water pipes for an after dinner fare.
Menu items range from $10 for lunch to $20 to $50 for dinner entrees.
Their website is www.leilawpb.com and their phone number is 561-659-7373. The restaurant Leila is located at 120 South Dixie Highway at the corner of Dixie and Datura.
City Cellar — Looking for the WOW factor?
If you’re really looking to wow your significant other with a special and romantic evening, look no further than City Cellar. The atmosphere is perfect for any dinner occasion and the service is always the best. While more upscale and stylish, the prices are still reasonable.
Lunch runs about $15 for salads, sandwiches and pasta. Dinner salads are about $8, pizzas $14 and dinner entrees $20 to $40.
City Cellar offers a full bar and an exceptional selection of wine for any budget. Its menu has a little bit for everyone — from steak to seafood to pasta. You can find their entire wine and food menu, as well as make online reservations at their website www.bigtimerestaurants.com, then click on City Cellar in West Palm Beach.
They’re located at 700 South Rosemary Avenue by the City Place fountains and can be reached by phone at 561-366-0071.