Eating out in West Palm Beach: 2017 Clematis Area Dining Guide


Clematis Street, the main street and historical heart of downtown West Palm Beach offers many things: lovely shops, lively entertainment and lots and lots of dining options. In this guide, we explore the many tastes of downtown.

123 Datura

This new neighborhood bar already is a Datura Street late-night hotspot, serving square pizza, salads, sammies, beer, wine and cocktails.

>> Related: New pizza restaurant and bourbon bar now open in downtown West Palm

123 Datura123 Datura St., West Palm Beach; 561-814-5433 


Avocado Grill

A lively spot, where chef/owner Julien Gremaud offers a menu of inspired small plates, comfort classics and an outstanding a la carte weekend brunch.

Avocado Grill125 Datura St., West Palm Beach; 561-623-0822


Banko Cantina

Fun, Mexican-inspired tequila bar and restaurant serving classics in an artistic setting.

Banko Cantina114 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach; 561-355-1399


C Street Café

This spot is more coffee house than simple coffee shop. It serves nice Italian coffee, pastries and light bites, beer and wine, and offers live music. 

C Street Café319 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-469-9959 


Camelot

An upscale lounge and semi-private club serving a small bar snacks menu.

Camelot114 S. Narcissus Ave., West Palm Beach; 561-318-7675 


Clematis Pizza

A classic pizza shop serving a selection of pies and wings.

Clematis Pizza523 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-655-6656


Duffy’s Sports Grill

Palm Beach County’s leading sports grill is bustling at this location, which offers a view of Clematis’ goings on in addition to well-prepared grub.

Duffy’s225 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-249-1682


ER Bradley’s Saloon

This iconic eatery is perched at the edge of the downtown waterfront, making its views picture-perfect. Food is pretty tasty as well.

ER Bradley’s104 South Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-833-3520 


Field of Greens

Casual spot serves fresh salads, pressed juices, sandwiches, soups, breakfast.

Field of Greens412 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-820-2465 


Ganache Bakery

Indie spot offering a variety of baked goods, sandwiches, wraps and smoothies.

Ganache Bakery120 South Dixie Hwy., West Palm Beach; 561-507-5082


Grease Burger Bar

Grease not only serves some pretty monumental burgers, it serves a range of pub grub and a good variety of craft beers. 

Grease213 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-651-1075 


Hullabaloo

Chef Fritz Cassel is a pub-grub master. Pair any of his terrific dishes with one of Hullabaloo’s dead-rockstar cocktails for the full 500 Block effect. 

Hullabaloo517 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-833-1033 


JimmyChangas

Tacos, burritos, bowls, quesadillas and, of course, chimichangas are served her in a funky, off-Clematis setting. 

>>Related: Some of the best tacos in town just got better with new full bar

JimmyChangas: 106 N. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach; 561-345-3737  


Jimmy John’s

A chain sub shop with counter service.

Jimmy John’s330 Clematis St. #106, West Palm Beach; 561-833-7827 


Kabuki Sushi and Thai Tapas

Terrific food and friendly service at this sushi-Thai eatery. Good spot for sharing plates and sampling a mix of Asian flavors.

Kabuki308 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-833-6349 


Kapow

This casual noodle bar, which debuted in July, serves a modernized, generically Asian menu (from Vietnamese wings to Thai style jerky to Peking duck). 

>>Related: Kapow Noodle Bar debuts West Palm location

Kapow519 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-246-3827 


Keese's Simply Delicious Restaurant

An American-Mediterranean grill, this casual shop serves gyros and other specialties.

Keese’s540 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-328-9100 


Leila Restaurant

This family-owned restaurant serving Syrian and Lebanese classics is popular for power lunch as well as weekend dinners. 

>>Related: Meet the family and father behind Leila Restaurant

Leila120 S. Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach; 561-659-7373 


Lynora’s

Old school Italian flavors are offered in a buzzy, contemporary setting. The Nutella dessert pizza is a must for lovers of the hazelnut-chocolate spread.

 Lynora’s207 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-899-3117 


Nico’s Pizza

Old school pizza and red-sauce classics.

Nico’s Pizza301 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-296-5400  


Oh My Chocolates

A chocolate shop that also serves gelato.

Oh My Chocolates335 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561- 832-8017 

>>Related: Oh My Chocolates couple has the sweetest love


O’Shea’s Irish Pub

A neighborhood favorite, this bar is host to live music, bingo, trivia night, plus beer specials and Bottomless Bloody Mary Sundays.

O’Shea’s: 531 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-833-3865 


Palm Sugar

Asian soul food is served at this hip café that offers a nice selection of street foods.

Palm Sugar340 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-820-9206  


Paneterie

Located next door to DramaWorks, this bakery serves sandwiches, breads, coffees and exquisite pastries by Palm Beach master pastry chef Patrick Leze.

Paneterie205 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-223-2992 


Pistache

French bistro classics are stylishly served here. (The steak frites are delicious.) This spot is a terrific waterfront gathering place, be it for cocktails, lunch, dinner or a la carte Sunday brunch

Pistache101 N Clematis St #115, West Palm Beach; 561-833-5090  


Pizza Girls

This tiny shop serves some of the best pizza in town. Even something as simple as cheese pizza by the slice rocks here – it’s a big slice, too!

Pizza Girls114 S Clematis St, West Palm Beach; 561-833-4004  


Ristorante Santucci

This upscale and pricy eatery serves inspired takes on Italian classics.

Ristorante Santucci610 Clematis St. #1, West Palm Beach; 561-337-2532 


Rocco’s Tacos

This lively cantina is the first of several Rocco’s Tacos location, and our favorite. The Mexican-inspired dishes carry authentic flavor notes. The drinks are delish – and weekend brunch is fantastic. 

>>Related: Rocco’s Tacos specialty spice headed to Publix

Rocco’s Tacos224 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-650-1001  


Roxy’s Pub

This is party central on Clematis Street, with a rooftop bar for turning it way up. A pub menu is offered with bar bites, sandwiches and salads.

Roxy’s309 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-296-7699  


Sloan’s

A whimsical ice cream shop featuring some great, wacky flavors.

Sloan’s112 S Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-833-3335  


Starbucks

A boost of caffeine next door to Rocco's Tacos.  

Starbucks226 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-655-9933  


Subculture Coffee and The Annex

This recently expanded hipster hangout offers excellent coffees roasted onsite, pressed juices, breakfast items and bowls, salads, sandwiches and dessert bites. Packages of fresh roasted coffee beans are also sold.

Subculture Coffee509 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-318-5142


Sushi Yama Asian Bistro

A popular Asian eatery (with locations in Palm Beach Gardens and Boca Raton), this bistro serves a hefty menu of rolls, noodles, appetizers and entrees.

Sushi Yama330 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-355-0332 


The Alchemist

This is an eatery that aims to please, no matter your craving or taste. The menu is large and options are plenty. Cocktails and fresh juices are delicious, as is brunch. Plus, the kitchen takes pride in plate presentation.

The Alchemist223 Clematis St, West Palm Beach; 561-355-0691


The Chickpea Grill and Hummus Bar

This fast-casual eatery serves its wraps, bowls and platter combos in the build-your-own style.

The Chickpea400 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-755-5151 

 


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