5 best restaurants for lobster in Palm Beach County

Florida's spiny lobster season doesn't start till August, with its mini-season landing on July 29-30, but there's plenty of Maine lobster to be had around the county. (Madeline Gray/ The Palm Beach Post)
Florida’s spiny lobster season doesn’t start until August, with its mini-season landing on July 27-28, but there’s plenty of Maine lobster to be had around the county. (Palm Beach Post file)

There’s plenty of lobster to be found in this sea-loving county. Here are five spots to find a good bite of lobster:

Maison Carlos 

Maison Carlos' Truffled Lobster Mac and Cheese. (J. Gwendolynne Berry/ The Palm Beach Post)
Maison Carlos’ Truffled Lobster Mac and Cheese. (J. Gwendolynne Berry/ The Palm Beach Post)

Try: the truffled lobster mac-and cheese, topped with shaved black truffles.

Maison Carlos: 3010 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach; 561-659-6524; MaisonCarlos.com

The Sandwich Shop at Buccan

Maine Lobster Roll, served at The Sandwich Shop at Buccan. (Richard Graulich/ The Palm Beach Post)
Maine Lobster Roll, served at The Sandwich Shop at Buccan. (Richard Graulich/ The Palm Beach Post)

Try: the Maine lobster roll served on a toasted, buttery brioche roll.

The Sandwich Shop at Buccan: 350 S. County Rd., Palm Beach; 561-833-3450; BuccanPalmBeach.com

 

Spoto’s Oyster Bar

The lobster risotto at Spoto's Oyster Bar. (Madeline Gray/ The Palm Beach Post)
The lobster risotto at Spoto’s Oyster Bar. (Madeline Gray/ The Palm Beach Post)

Try: the lobster risotto appetizer, sprinkled with asiago cheese.

Spoto’s Oyster Bar: 4560 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens; 561-776-9448; Spotos.com

 

Juno Beach Fish House

The 2-pound lobster at Juno Beach Fish House. (Jennifer Podis/ Palm Beach Post) Photo/Jennifer Podis
The 2-pound lobster at Juno Beach Fish House. (Jennifer Podis/ Palm Beach Post)

Try: the 1 1/2 or 2-pound Maine lobster baked and stuffed with crabmeat.

Juno Beach Fish House: 13980 U.S. Highway 1, Juno Beach; 561-626-2636; JunoBeachFishHouse.com

 

The Woods

The Woods' lobster-crab cake. (Contributed)
The Woods’ lobster-crab cake. (Contributed)

Try: the lobster and jumbo crab cake with warm mustard sauce and roasted corn relish.

The Woods: 129 Soundings Ave. (at Harbourside Place), Jupiter; 561-320-9627; WoodsJupiter.com

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National Oyster Day: Deals at Boca, Delray restaurants

The oyster bar at Racks Delray. (Thomas Cordy/ Palm Beach Post)
The oyster bar at Racks Delray. (Thomas Cordy/ Palm Beach Post)

National Oyster Day doesn’t arrive until Wednesday, but some south county eateries are kicking off their celebration today.

Restaurateur Gary Rack’s restaurants – Racks Downtown Eatery + Tavern in Boca Raton and Racks Fish House + Oyster Bar in Delray Beach – are running buck-a-shuck deals through Thursday.

The deal: Blue Point oysters are $1 each from open to close. The oysters are sold by the half-dozen.

Racks Downtown Eatery + Tavern: 402 Plaza Real, Mizner Park, Boca Raton; 561-395-1662

Racks Fish House + Oyster Bar: 5 SE Second Ave., Delray Beach; 561-450-6718

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