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EatBeat: New Restaurants for New Year – Central and North Palm Beach County

January 11th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Cod and Capers moves to North Palm Beach's Crystal Tree Plaza

Here’s a look at those recently opened and coming soon in Palm Beach County’s central and north areas.

┬áCallaro’s Steakhouse, 717 Lake Ave., Lake Worth

Callaro’s relocated to Lake Worth after John G’s took their old space in Manalapan’s Plaza del Mar. Same owners, similar steak menu, but in the old L’Anjou space on Lake Worth’s main drag. Their web site and info such as hours are missing in action.

Cha Cha’s Latin Fresh Kitchen and Tequila Bar, 150 Worth Ave., Palm Beach; 561-833-8800; chachaspalmbeach.com

From the Coniglio family, owners of Nick & Johnnie’s and La Cucina, comes this Latin-leaning casual eatery in the old Trevini spot in the Esplanade. It’s a nighttime draw for its lively bar scene. Open daily, lunch, dinner, late night.

PB Catch, 251 Sunrise Ave., Palm Beach; 561-655-5558

Long time local restaurateur Thierry Beaud, of West Palm’s Pistache, opened this seafood and raw bar restaurant in December. Dinner only, Monday-Saturday.

Trevini, 290 Sunset Ave., Palm Beach; 561-833-3883; treviniristorante.com

Chef Claudio Trevisan from Stresa, Italy, and his team relocated from the Esplanade to the old Coco Palm Beach spot next to the new Publix. Old favorites – all Italian specialties – are here, along with a full bar. Valet parking available on Bradley. Open for lunch and dinner; courtyard seating available. Breakfast service may be added soon.

Kabuki Sushi Thai Tapas, 308 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-833-6349; kabukiwpb.com

An Asian small plates and sushi restaurant in the old Mangia space on Clematis. Signature dishes include a number of noodle and rice bowls; and stir-fry. Open for lunch and dinner daily; late night (till 2 a.m.) Thursday-Saturday.

Ochna Vietnamese offerings.

Ochna Vietnamese, 1000 U.S. 1, North Palm Beach; 561-822-3633

Just before the bridge over U.S. 1 in a location that’s turned over like a revolving door is this new Vietnamese. Traditional pho, rice and noodle dishes are here; happy pancake, traditional spring rolls and more. Full bar; take-out available. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

La Scaletta Ristorante, 1201 U.S. Highway 1, (in Crystal Tree Plaza) North Palm Beach; 561-630-8500; www.lascalettagardens.com

The husband and wife team of the former Mr. Milano in Palm Beach Gardens, Giordano Giordy and Simona Tonelli, moves east to open in the former Kubo’s space a traditional Italian. Pizzas, pastas, veal and meat dishes, along with signature dishes brought from the former restaurant are on the menu. Sunset menu available; live entertainment some nights. Full bar and outside seating. Serving lunch, sunset specials and dinner daily.

Hibiscus, 1201 U.S. Highway 1 (in Crystal Tree Plaza), North Palm Beach

Coming soon, an Asian bistro in the old San Genaro’s location at Crystal Tree Plaza. Principals were involved in a number of Manhattan restaurants and Coco, Palm Beach.

Cod and Capers Seafood and Cafe, 1201 U.S. Highway 1 (in Crystal Tree Plaza), North Palm Beach; 561-622-0994 (web site under construction)

The popular north end seafood market gains space and adds a cafe at its new location in Crystal Tree Plaza. Just opened this week, it will add cafe service in the coming month, open during market hours for now.

Burger Bar by Chef Allen, 4650 Donald Ross Road, Palm Beach Gardens; 561-630-4545; facebook.com/burgerbarpbg

Gourmet burgers by Chef Allen Susser in Donald Ross Village. Full bar (indoors and outside); small plates and signature adults shakes. TVs outdoors. Open daily for lunch, dinner and late-night service.

Tags: The Eat Beat: Restaurant News · Where to Eat in Palm Beach County

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 AnnieO // Jan 11, 2012 at 1:16 pm

    Kabuki is really quite good and they will deliver at least as far north as Krusher and I live (58th and Dixie).

  • 2 Scott Simmons // Jan 11, 2012 at 3:51 pm

    We had a nice meal at Kabuki a couple of weeks ago. Food was nicely prepared, though if you’re there for a sampling, order items one at a time, rather than all at once. That way you can savor each dish on its own.

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