Openings and Closings

March 2016 Broward and Palm Beach Restaurant Openings and Closings

March was a busy month for South Florida, with plenty of restaurant openings and only a handful of notable closings.

The month welcomed the addition of long-awaited establishments like Bedner's Farm Fresh Market in Delray Beach, as well as few chains adding second locations such as Twin Peaks in West Palm Beach and The Habit Burger in Royal Palm Beach.

Sadly, familiar establishments like Armadillo Cafe in Boca Raton and Genco Sandwiches in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea closed up shop, leaving space for new restaurants to make their mark.

And there's still plenty more to come, with anticipated grand openings slated for the coming weeks with places like Banko Cantina and Lost Weekend in West Palm Beach, or Spring Chicken and B-Square Burgers in Fort Lauderdale.

As always, let us know in the comment section if we missed anything.


  • Blaze Pizza, Royal Palm Beach & Palm Beach Gardens
  • The Habit Burger, Royal Palm Beach
  • Pasquale Pizza & Italian Eatery, Royal Palm Beach
  • Great Eats Cafe, West Palm Beach
  • Twin Peaks Restaurant, West Palm Beach
  • TaOne Asian Fusion, Lake Worth
  • Texas Roadhouse, Boynton Beach
  • The Inca Mix, Boynton Beach
  • East West Bistro Buffet, Boynton Beach
  • The Twisted Fish, Boynton Beach
  • Bedner's Farm Fresh Market, Delray Beach 
  • Domus Restaurant & Lounge, Boca Raton
  • Cantina Max, Boca Raton
  • Fresh Kitchen, Boynton Beach & Boca Raton
  • Beach Java Express, Pompano Beach
  • Yakuza, Pompano Beach
  • 5th Element Indian Grill, Pompano Beach 
  • Rio Grande Steakhouse, Pompano Beach
  • Lucky's Market, Coral Springs 
  • Ciao Cucina Bar, Coconut Creek
  • Wolf Bar, Wilton Manors
  • Alberte's Restaurant, Oakland Park
  • Taco Bar, Fort Lauderdale
  • The Indian Harbor, Fort Lauderdale
  • Giannino Cafe, Fort Lauderdale
  • Sapido Restaurant & Cafe, Fort Lauderdale
  • BBQ Box, Fort Lauderdale
  • Nobu American Fusion Buffet, Fort Lauderdale
  • Social Room, Hollywood
  • Atelier 3, Hollywood
  • Submarine Crab, Pembroke Pines
  • Screaming Carrots, Hallandale Beach
  • Pita Pita, Sunrise
  • Panezze, Davie
  • The Magic Cow, Davie
  • Ceviche 595, Davie
  • Ella Cafe, Plantation
  • Zaatar Lebanese Food, Plantation


  • Armadillo Cafe, Boca Raton
  • The Shack Subs, Salads, and Suds, Delray Beach
  • Genco Sandwiches, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea
  • Texas Hold 'Em BBQ, Fort Lauderdale
  • 33rd & Dine French Cafe, Fort Lauderdale
  • Vietnamese Bar & Restaurant, Davie

Coming Soon

  • Banko Cantina, West Palm Beach 
  • Lost Weekend, West Palm Beach  
  • Tijuana Flats, West Palm Beach   
  • TacoHolics, Royal Palm Beach   
  • The Regional Kitchen & Public House, West Palm Beach   
  • Jardin, West Palm Beach Pie 
  • Five Pizza Co., West Palm Beach (multiple locations)   
  • C.W.S. Craft Cocktails & Kitchen, Lake Worth 
  • Driftwood Ales, Boynton Beach   
  • Banyan Restaurant & Bar, Delray Beach  
  • Sliderz, Boca Raton 
  • Junior's of New York, Boca Raton 
  • Shaker & Pie, Boca Raton  
  • Tucker Duke's Lunchbox, Boca Raton  
  • Ouzo Bay, Boca Raton  
  • Louie Bossi's Ristorante, Boca Raton 
  • New York Grilled Cheese Co., Boca Raton   
  • The Blonde Hen & Company, Pompano Beach
  • Pompano Beach House, Pompano Beach   
  • Oceanic Dining, Pompano Beach   
  • La Frutera Garden Bar, Wilton Manors
  • I Heart Mac and Cheese, Fort Lauderdale 
  • Spring Chicken, Fort Lauderdale  
  • Samba House, Fort Lauderdale 
  • Casa Calabria, Fort Lauderdale 
  • Burrito Station, Fort Lauderdale 
  • Rubio's Restaurant, Fort Lauderdale 
  • B-Square Burgers & Booze, Fort Lauderdale  
  • TRP Taste, Fort Lauderdale  
  • One Door East, Fort Lauderdale   
  • Bar Rita, Fort Lauderdale   
  • Good Spirits Neighborhood Tavern, Fort Lauderdale
  • Lemongrass Hot Pot, Hollywood    
  • Sliderz, Plantation   
  • World of Beer, Plantation

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.

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