Spring training eats: where to dine and drink in Abacoa

Not this: downtown Abacoa offers options beyond stadium food. (Palm Beach Post file photo)
Not this: downtown Abacoa offers options beyond stadium food. (Palm Beach Post file photo)

This is not sparkling, waterfront Jupiter, or party-hearty Jupiter, or the Jupiter of tourists and shoppers. It’s spring training Jupiter.

More specifically, it’s downtown Abacoa, where the Florida Marlins and the St. Louis Cardinals come to play in March.

And each year that’s reason enough for baseball fans to descend upon Abacoa’s pleasant, walkable Main Street area, just steps from Roger Dean Stadium, where the training games happen.

But there’s more than just baseball to this brick-lined district. We found at least five food and drink experiences – including a couple of new ones – that are proudly Abacoan.

Check out our list at MyPalmBeachPost.com

Popular Cuban restaurant in West Palm Beach offers deals and freebies all week

Dina Rubio, owner of Don Ramon Cuban restaurant on Dixie Highway in West Palm Beach. (Damon Higgins/ The Palm Beach Post)
Dina Rubio, owner of Don Ramon restaurant on Dixie Highway. (Damon Higgins/ The Palm Beach Post)

Don Ramon, the Dixie Highway Cuban restaurant, has been celebrating its 25th year all week with a hot batch of specials.

To mark the big anniversary, the restaurant is serving up these freebees and deals:

On Tuesday, there’s complimentary flan. On Wednesday, enjoy free calamari bites. On Thursday, there’s a Cuban-style jam session with open mic, and mango rum tastings.

Friday is Family Night, when children 12 and younger eat free from the kids menu. On Saturday, there will be live music, dancers and mojito shots.

Don Ramon: 7101 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach; 561-547-8704; DonRamonRestaurant.com

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