Now that summer is in full swing, we thought perhaps South Florida would see a lull in restaurant openings. Not so. In fact, there were plenty of new establishments still welcoming booming business in June — and still more to come over the course of, what was once, South Florida's off season.
There's also the sad news as last month saw several closures, including one notable mention; Sukho Thai, a longtime, family-run Fort Lauderdale establishment that closed its doors mid-month.
And we're still waiting on some more big news: the fall opening of Sean and Blaise McMackin's Mexican-inspired joint Barita; Rocco's Tacos in Delray Beach; Roy Villacrusis' Nitrogen in Jupiter; Pizzacraft from Rok:Brgr and Tacocraft founder Marc Falsetto in Fort Lauderdale's downtown Himmarshee Village, and more.
Did we miss an opening or closing? Let us know in the comments section.
Summer Shack, Palm Beach (pop-up at PB Catch)
Fresh Element, West Palm Beach
Lakeside Anchor Inn, Lantana
David G's Bar and Grill, Lake Worth
Delray Beach Summer Green Market, Delray Beach (seasonal)
Papalani Gelato, Delray Beach
Habit Burger Grille, Delray Beach
Devour Brewing Company, Boynton Beach
Brooklyn Water Bagels, Fort Lauderdale (downtown)
Redlands Grill, Fort Lauderdale
Louie Bossi's Ristorante, Fort Lauderdale
Gourmet Garden Cafe, Fort Lauderdale
Trilogy Restaurant, Coconut Creek
Viet Taste Restaurant, Hollywood
Kay Rico Coffee, Hollywood
Les Artistes Cafe, Hollywood
Parlour Vegan Bakery, Plantation
Paris Morning Bakery, Davie
Twin Peaks, Davie
Land Crab Lounge, Dania Beach
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Sukho Thai, Fort Lauderdale
Batavia, Fort Lauderdale
Fire Dog Saloon, Fort Lauderdale
The Daily Melt, Fort Lauderdale
Liriano's Kitchen, Plantation
The Woods Jupiter: Sports and Dining Club, Jupiter (Harbourside Place)
Tap 42, Boca Raton
Lime Fresh, Boca Raton
Rocco's Tacos, Delray Beach
La Piazza, Boynton Beach
Pizza Shack, Boynton Beach
The Foundry, Pompano Beach
BurgerFi, Pompano Beach
26 Degrees Brewing, Pompano Beach
Brezza, Fort Lauderdale
SuViche, Fort Lauderdale
Craft Food Counter & Kitchen, Oakland Park (Funky Buddha Brewery)
Smoke BBQ, Fort Lauderdale
Good Spirits Neighborhood Tavern, Fort Lauderdale
Barita, Fort Lauderdale
Sliderz, Fort Lauderdale
Tunie's, Fort Lauderdale
Riverside Market, Fort Lauderdale (second location)
The Brass Tap, Fort Lauderdale
Matchbox, Sawgrass Mills
World of Beer, Plantation
Trader Joe's, Davie
Nicole Danna is a food writer covering Broward and Palm Beach counties. To get the latest in food and drink news in South Florida, follow her @SoFloNicole or find her latest food pics on the BPB New Times Food & Drink Instagram.