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5 Black-Owned Restaurants To Check Out In The Palm Beaches, Florida
Plan your next tropical escape to Palm Beach County. From small beach towns tucked into the natural beauty of the coast to the bustle of seaside shopping districts, the 39 municipalities that make up The Palm Beaches have a vacation vibe for everyone. With legendary golf courses, historical sights, outdoor malls and a year-round lineup of festivals, The Palm Beaches can host the perfect getaway for any group of travelers.
With Restaurant Month running from August 1-31, Travel Noire asked travel experts at Discover The Palm Beaches for the inside scoop on a few of the best Black-owned restaurants, cafes and coffee shops offering innovative and flavorful eats for a perfect beach weekend in South Florida.
With locations in Boynton Beach and West Palm Beach, Troy’s Barbeque has been serving South Florida for more than 25 years with award-winning meals. Opened by pit-boss Troy Davis, Troy’s Barbeque serves up slow-cooked meats made “the hard way” with oakwood and open fire. Spareribs are a must-try, brisket is worth the wait and the cornbread has been described as “magical.” bbqtroys.com
Boynton Beach: 1920 Federal Highway, Boynton Beach, Florida 33435 | (561) 740-1125
West Palm Beach: 3950 Georgia Avenue, West Palm Beach, Florida 33405 | (561) 788-5561
If you want a traditional Jamaican dining experience, then look no further than Silver Spoon in Lake Park, which offers jerk meats, oxtail, curry seafood, rice and peas and fried plantains in large portions. The restaurant is relaxed but warm, offering up authentic flavor in every bite. Our insider tip is to go for the lunch special and pair your meal with a Ting, a popular sparkling grapefruit drink from Jamaica. instagram.com/silverspoonja
940 Park Avenue, Lake Park, Florida 33403 | (561) 882-2400
Blue Mountain Coffee House
Harvested, roasted and transported from the peaks of the Blue Mountain in Jamaica, Blue Mountain Coffee is incomparable. And it can be enjoyed right on the shores of The Palm Beaches at the Blue Mountain Coffee House. The owner, Allison Boettcher, is originally from St. Andrew Parish, a Jamaican town that’s home to a stretch of the Blue Mountain range. The coffee house offers a culturally-inspired menu for breakfast, lunch and dessert. Start your morning with an iced latte and Jamaican patty for a flavorful morning bite! bluemountaincoffeehouses.com
540 Clematis Street #3, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401 | (561) 318-7296
Sink your teeth into key lime tarts, rum cakes and banana salted caramel cupcakes at Caribbean inspired Ganache Bakery. A Virgin Islands native, Co-Founder Jamal Lake captured national attention when he appeared on Food Network’s “Halloween Baking Championship.” Pick out a sweet treat from the bakery’s daily offerings or take a baking class to improve your culinary skills! You can also enjoy your dessert with fresh coconut water or design a custom cake for that special someone. ganachebakerycafe.com
306 S Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401 | (561) 507-5082
Smoothie Me Please
No better way to combat the Florida heat than with a fresh smoothie, acai bowl, or fresh-squeezed lemonade from beachside cafe, Smoothie Me Please. The menu offers soups, salads, sandwiches, fruit bowls and nourishing juice blends, including ginger shots with lemon, orange, ginger, turmeric, and cayenne. Stay refreshed during your visit with a citrus smoothie or order a whole box of lunches for your group! Smoothiemeplease.com
2635 Broadway Ave, Riviera Beach, Florida 33404 | (561) 429-8002
What are you waiting for? The Palm Beaches’ diverse culinary scene is calling! Visit Discover The Palm Beaches to discover more activities, resorts, spas, and events in America’s First Resort Destination.
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