A guide to Harbourside Dining

Dining options at Harbourside Place range from the quick and casual (Coffee Culture) to the clubby and pricey (Deep Blu). Here's our Food Editor Liz Balmaseda's guide to the plaza's eateries, the hits and the misses:

 

The Woods

129 Soundings Ave., at Harbourside Place, Jupiter

(561)-320-9627

Part steakhouse, part sports bar, Tiger Woods' new restaurant at Harbourside Place is a game-changer at the waterfront dining and shopping complex. Service sets a new standard, not just for the plaza but for the area. Servers rock Nike-brand garb as they hand you hot towels after finger-food courses. The food is equally stellar. With Chef Carmine DiCandia - formerly an executive chef partner at The Capital Grille - in the kitchen, the emphasis here is on quality meats. The rib-eye sandwich is outstanding, a tender, flavorful steak topped with a swoon of Drunken Goat cheese. Also delicious: the bone-in pork chop and prime burger. The burger patty is flavored with bacon and onions. Need we say more? (Photo contributed by The Woods)

Web Site: http://woodsjupiter.com/

More info: 5 reasons to visit Tiger Woods' restaurant


Tommy Bahama

126 Soundings Ave., Suite L2-130 at Harbourside Place, Jupiter

(561) 406-6631

This waterfront spot serves island-inspired resort food that's expertly done. The Tommy Bahama brand, barefoot-island sophisticated, is followed through here with style and substance. Try the macadamia nut-encrusted snapper. Seasoned with Hawaiian red sea salt, it's served with nicely grilled asparagus and almond rice. Fans of creamy soups will love the rich, sherry-laced crab bisque, which is dotted with lump blue crab and crowned with crushed croutons. If you're lucky enough to snag a table with a view, you'll enjoy one of the best vistas at Harbourside Place. (Photo contributed by Tommy Bahama)

Web Site: TommyBahama.com/

More info: Resort food well done at Harbourside restaurant


Too Bizaare

107 Dockside Circle, Jupiter

(561) 203-2510

 

This eclectic, Asian-inspired restaurant and bar may have lost some of its mismatched charm when it moved less than 1 mile east into Harbourside Place, but the food is still delicious, albeit pricey. For a light but flavorful bite, try the Tuna U-Ki, chopped raw, sushi-grade tuna with kimchee sauce and crispy plantains. Or share a sushi roll and sip on a cocktail while you enjoy the more serene side of Harbourside, as this eatery anchors the quiet, southernmost corner of the complex's waterfront strip. (Photo by Richard Graulich/The Palm Beach Post)

Web Site: toobizaare.com

More info: Japanese restaurant opens in Jupiter's Harbourside Place


Calaveras Cantina

125 Dockside Circle, Jupiter

(561) 320-9661

Beneath vibrantly colored Mexican lanterns, hipster servers mash guacamole tableside, crispy empanadas are filled with delicious duck confit, and dessert means hot, fresh churros served with cajeta (caramel) dipping sauce. The guac proved a bit bland on a recent visit, but those empanadas and churros are must-haves at this waterfront cantina, which offers terrific happy hour deals and an extensive range of cocktails. (Photo by Richard Graulich/The Palm Beach Post

Web Site: calaverascantinas.com

More info: Heaven in a hand pie: finding a good empanada


Bravo Cucina Italiana

149 Soundings Ave. Jupiter

(561) 747-4445

Not nearly as good as its restaurant chain sister, Brio Tuscan Grille, this popular eatery is perched on prime space at Harbourside, overlooking the waterfront amphitheater. Still, it's a decent stop for a glass of wine and shared pizza, delivered by attentive servers. (Photo by Bill Ingram/The Palm Beach Post)

Web Site: BravoItalian.com

More info: Except for pizza, Bravo's food doesn't deserve an ovation


BurgerFi

147 Soundings Ave. Jupiter

(561) 203-7438

This burger joint does not disappoint. The county's northernmost location of this north county-based burger chain serves killer burgers and delicious frozen custard and sweet, chilly "concretes. (Photo by Lannis Waters/The Palm Beach Post)"

Web Site: burgerfi.com 


Deep Blu Seafood Grille

119 Dockside Circle, Jupiter

(561) 273-6680

The Wyndham Grand hotel's fine dining restaurant, Deep Blu is a sleek space that seems to want to be a club. Maybe it's the dominant bar area or the starship-like cobalt lighting, the boots-n-pants-boots-n-pants beats, the echo-y quality. The place exudes early 2K swank, with prices to match. But here's the thing: The dishes do not rise to the prices. Nor does the service. It's a nice enough setting for a bar date, but be prepared to spend big bucks for a very ordinary dining experience. (Photo contributed by Wyndham)

Web Site: wyndhamgrandjupiter.com


Coffee Culture Café

107 Front St., Jupiter

(561) 406-2610

A range of coffee and tea options, plus sandwiches, salads and all-day breakfast, are offered at this counter-service café. For a sweet, yummy sip, try the hot chocolate chai. (Photo by Liz Balmaseda)

Web Site: CoffeeCultureCafe.com


Another Broken Egg

117 N. Coastal Way, Jupiter

(561) 406-6556

This breakfast and lunch cafe is open only to 2 p.m. each day, but it does a brisk business in brunch-y favorites. My favorite part of a meal here: The cute, kitschy pottery coffee mug keeps your coffee warm throughout brunch. Also, service is remarkably good. (Photo by Liz Balmaseda)

Web Site: Anotherbrokenegg.com


Johnny Swirls

120 N. Coastal Way, Jupiter

(561) 277-9976

A range of frozen yogurts, premium toppings and fresh fruit is served here with certain flair. (Photo by Richard Graulich/The Palm Beach Post)

Web Site: Johnnyswirls.com