SOUTH FLORIDA – Today is National Lobster Day so plan to celebrate at one of these six popular Palm Beach County seafood spots.
In 2014, Maine senators passed a bill to establish National Lobster Day—a holiday recognizing the delicacy’s place in American history and culture, the hard work of lobstermen, and the positive impact the seafood has had on economies in coastal regions. With lobster, there’s lots to celebrate, and in South Florida, there is no shortage of the decadent crustacean.
Yakitori Sushi House
Yakitori Sushi House is the go-to spot for authentic Japanese cuisine. The sushi and seafood dishes are divine, including their Signature Lobster Pad Thai ($35), with an 8 oz. lightly battered lobster tail, sauteed with rice noodles, egg, scallion, peanut, onion, and bean sprouts in a pad thai sauce. In honor of the holiday, Yakitori will be offering 30% off this delicious entrée.
Yakitori Sushi House is located at 7959 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach. For more information, call (561) 501-6391 or visit yakitoridelray.com.
Louie Bossi’s Italian Ristorante
Louie Bossi’s is a premiere Italian restaurant with an extensive menu. For the lobster lovers out there, make a special stop for the restaurant’s Lobster Fra Diavolo special ($53). This classic dish (served on Fridays, only) includes juicy lobster tossed in a rich, spicy tomato sauce and served with fresh house-made pasta.
Louie Bossi’s has two locations in both Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale. The Boca location is located at 100 E. Palmetto Park Rd., Boca Raton. The Fort Lauderdale location is located at 1032 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. For more information, call (561) 336-6699 (Boca Raton) or (954) 356-6699 (Fort Lauderdale), or visit louiebossi.com.
Le Colonial offers upscale French-Vietnamese fusion cuisine. For an option with just a hint of lobster for the holiday, make sure to dine here. Their coveted menu offers Cai Hoi Nuong or Roasted Salmon ($36), which features miso glazed Faroe Island salmon, baby bok choy, and organic mother fungi Shiitake mushrooms in a coconut lobster broth.
Le Colonial is located at 601 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach. For more information, call (561) 566-1800 or visit delraybeach.lecolonial.com.
City Oyster & Sushi Bar
One of Delray’s top restaurants, and a seafood lover’s dream, City Oyster is the ideal location for an arthropod feast. You can’t go wrong with the creamy Classic Lobster Bisque ($15.50), Maine Lobster Rolls ($34), or the show stopping Twin Maine Lobster Tails (MP).
City Oyster is located at 213 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach. For more information, call (561) 272-0220 or visit cityoysterdelray.com.
Atlantic Grille is a sleek American surf and turf spot with a plethora of indulgent options. The raw bar features a Seafood Tower ($105), with a whopping 1.5 oz. Maine lobster, eight oysters, and an eight-piece shrimp cocktail. Additionally, the Lobster Risotto ($54), which features saffron, English peas, grilled zucchini parmesan, and herbs, is a delightful dish.
Atlantic Grille is located inside The Seagate Hotel at 1000 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach. For more information, call (561) 665-4900 or visit seagatedelray.com.
Lemongrass Asian Bistro
Lemongrass takes a unique and innovative approach to Asian cuisine, yielding delicious and unique dishes and sushi rolls, such as their Lobster Monster Roll ($34), with crispy lobster, asparagus, and cucumber, served inside out with masago and sesame seeds.
Lemongrass Asian Bistro is located at The Mall at Wellington Green at 10312 Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington. For more information, call (561) 459-1598 or visit lemongrassasianbistrowellington.com.
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