2 Best Restaurants in Lake Worth, Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast

Benny's on the Beach

$ Fodor's choice

Perched on the Lake Worth Pier, Benny's has a walk-up bar, a takeout window, and a full-service beach-themed restaurant serving casual fare at bargain prices. "Beach Bread" is a take on a waffle sandwich; the fresh seafood is from Florida waters. Eat-in diners come here for long afternoons of beer and cocktails, enjoying prolific alfresco seating and a spectacular view of the sun glistening on the water and the waves crashing directly below. There's no free parking here, just meters.



Arguably downtown Lake Worth's fanciest restaurant, with sophisticated modern Northern Italian cuisine, this is a go-to place for a romantic evening. Waiters are on point and anticipate needs. Whole branzino baked in a salt crust, grilled octopus, tuna carpaccio, and smoked mozzarella ravioli are all excellent choices. A separate lounge menu features lighter bites such as stuffed squash blossoms; pair these with one of the wines off an extensive list put together by the chef. Don't miss the chocolate Grand Marnier soufflé for dessert. As the name implies, the food is heavenly.

Ask for the wine room table, which seats eight, for a more private experience.