A guide to dining out this Christmas

Let’s face it. Many people are not willing or able to spend every spare moment preparing the ultimate holiday feast. They’d just as soon have some one else do all the work, and just eat, drink, and be merry!

Luckily, several restaurants in the Palm Beaches offer special dining options during the holiday season. Let’s take a look at some of them, shall we.

Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa

In the spirit of the holidays, Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa in Manalapan is offering special dining events throughout the resort next week, including in its Angle fine dining restaurant, Temple Orange Mediterranean Bistro and Breeze Ocean Kitchen.

Wishing you a Holiday Season of Peace and Joy!

Friday, Dec. 23rd, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

11a11aBreeze Ocean Kitchen Lobster Bake

Enjoy cool sea breezes as you dine oceanside at Breeze Ocean Kichen on the bounty of a traditional Maine lobster bake – lobster, clams, mussels, shrimp, fingerling potatoes and corn on the cob. Top it off with ooey-gooey s’mores featuring house-made graham crackers.

-$65 per person

Christmas Eve, 6-10 p.m.

Temple Orange Mediterranean Bistro Family Feast

This sumptuous dinner buffet will include a prime rib carving station, sea scallops seared-to-order at a chef station, shrimp scampi, swordfish, and a wide variety of salads, sides and desserts.

-$65 per adult, $16 children ages 5-12. Children 4 and under complimentary.

Christmas Day


5:30-10 p.m.

Christmas Dinner will feature a four-course menu of local favorites including Swank Farm Heirloom Tomato, Green Cay Farm Butternut Squash Coconut Soup and Florida Red Snapper, plus Creekstone Farm Ribeye and Hudson Valley Duck Breast. Stuart’s Castronovo Chocolate is featured in the signature dessert, the “Choco-Eau-late” with warm cake, ice cream sandwich, toffee-n-nibs, marquis, and lemon white chocolate seashells.

-$90 per person

Temple Orange Mediterranean Bistro

11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Christmas Brunch

The always-popular holiday brunch at Temple Orange Mediterranean Bistro features all of your breakfast favorites as well as chef action stations and

$75 for adults, $25 children 5-12. Children 4 and under are complimentary.

5:30-10 p.m.

Christmas Dinner

$75 three-course prix fixe dinner or a la carte menu available.

Reservations are required; please call 561-540-4924.


TooJay’s Gourmet Deli

Celebrate the holiday season at TooJay’s, the restaurant known for its generous servings of homemade, New York-deli favorites, by dining in, taking out or giving the gift of taste to friends and family.    


True to its heritage of serving plentiful plates of traditional favorites, TooJay’s offers festive ways to celebrate Hanukkah and Christmas with its famous potato latkes and new beautiful holiday desserts such as Chocolate Peppermint Rugalach and Red Velvet Cake. These delectable additions to the bakery accompany TooJay’s famous Killer Cake, Banana Dream, and its signature black and white cookies.


chocolatte-peppermint-rugalachGuests can give the gift of taste this holiday season at TooJay’s. For every $25 in gift cards purchased from now through Dec. 24, guests will receive a $5 bonus card that can be used Dec. 26 through Feb. 28.


Perfect for any occasion or holiday party, TooJay’s features an extensive catering menu of hand-crafted favorites including piled-high sandwich platters with sliced-to-order meats, gourmet hors d’oeuvres, roasted chicken and side dishes. Call in advance and order the ideal quantities of everything.

Founded in 1981, TooJay’s has grown to 28 restaurants throughout Florida and currently serves guests in Palm Beach and Broward counties, the Treasure Coast, the West Coast of Florida, the Orlando area, The Villages, the Space Coast and Polk County.


TooJay’s is ranked eighth in the country for Family Dining by Consumer Reports and received the 2016 Best of South Florida Award for Best Deli from the Sun Sentinel. For more information about TooJay’s, visit TooJays.com. Follow TooJay’s at twitter.com/therealTooJays and instagram.com/toojaysdeli or visit the Facebook fan page, which has over 60 thousand fans, and become a fan at facebook.com/TooJaysDeli.                      


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