Openings and Closings

Restaurant Openings in 2012 in Broward and Palm Beach Counties: The Year in Review

As we prepare to close the books on 2012, it's time to look back over the roll call sheets for the year to see who came to Broward and Palm Beach counties in the last 12 months. The burger glut of 2011 has cooled a bit, but there were still an easy half a dozen additions to the gourmet burger scene.

Other apparent trends were (even more) Italian and Asian restaurants, interesting chef-driven ventures, a few mediocre steak houses, and places with the words "red" or "pig" in the name. Find a comprehensive list from A to Z after the jump. As always, let us know of any we missed in the comment section. (Note: Places that opened and closed within the year will be included in Sunday's roundup of closings.)

See Also:

- December's Restaurant Openings and Closings in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

- Chef Meghan O'Neal Cooks New Year's Eve Dinner at the Grove

- Smashburger Opening New Years Eve in Boynton Beach

Agave Mexican Fusion, Deerfield Beach

Agliolio Italian Bistro & Bar, Boynton Beach

Al Tannour Mediterranean Grill, Boca Raton

American Social Bar & Restaurant, Fort Lauderdale

Angelo's Station House Grille, Deerfield Beach

The Beach Grille, Pompano Beach

Bistro 241, Delray Beach

Bobbi Sue Bar-B-Que, West Palm Beach

Broccolini Cafe, Cooper City

Buddha Garden, Delray Beach

BurgerFi, Fort Lauderdale

By Jaime, Oakland Park

California Pizza Kitchen, Sunrise

Candyfish Gourmet Sushi, Delray Beach

Carrabba's Italian Grill, Fort Lauderdale

Cay (inside the Design Center of the Americas), Dania Beach

Ceviche Tapas Bar & Restaurant, Delray Beach

Checker Old-Munchen, Pompano Beach (reopening)

The Cheese Course, Plantation

The Chimney House, Fort Lauderdale

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Fort Lauderdale

Coolinary Cafe, Palm Beach Gardens

Copacabana Supper Club, Fort Lauderdale

Corner Bakery, Pembroke Pines

Cucina Fra Diavolo, Delray Beach

d.b.a./cafe, Fort Lauderdale

Damiano, Boca Raton

Dickey's Barbecue Pit, Boca Raton

Dry Fried Wings, Fort Lauderdale

Due South Brewing Co., Boynton Beach

E&J's Sandwich Shop, Delray Beach

El Tamarindo Pizza, Deerfield Beach

Food Network Kitchen, Fort Lauderdale International Airport

The Foxy Brown, Fort Lauderdale

Fuku, West Palm Beach

G&B Oyster Bar, Fort Lauderdale

Grafitto, Wellington

Grille 401, Fort Lauderdale

The Grove, Delray Beach

Hop Won, Davie

Hurricane Grill & Wings, Pembroke Pines

Imoto, Palm Beach

Italian Red Sauce, Sunrise

Italio Modern Kitchen, Boca Raton

Josef's Table, Boca Raton

Juiceateria, Boca Raton

Karma Sushi Steakbar, Boca Raton

Kin Noodle Bar, Boca Raton

Knucklehead Burgers, Davie

Krispy Kreme, Tamarac

Lime Fresh Mexican, Fort Lauderdale

The Little House, Boynton Beach

The Mexican, Boca Raton

Mizner Plaza Pizzeria, Boca Raton

Moran's Italian Burger Bistro, Lake Worth

Mozart Cafe, Boca Raton

Mulligan's Beach House Bar & Grill, Lake Worth

Ninja Spinning Sushi Bar, Boca Raton

NYY Steakhouse, Coconut Creek

100 Montaditos, Pembroke Pines

100 Montaditos, Plantation

Osteria Acqua & Farina, Fort Lauderdale

Paladar Latin Kitchen and Rum Bar, Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino, Hallandale Beach

Pampas Brazilian Grille, West Palm Beach

Papa's Tapas, Delray Beach

Pinche Taqueria, Wilton Manors

Pomodoro, Fort Lauderdale (reopening)

Privet, Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino in Hallandale Beach

Rebel House, Boca Raton

Red the Steakhouse, Boca Raton

Red Corner Asian Bistro, Jupiter

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Pembroke Pines

Red Tapas Bar and Grille, Palm Beach Gardens

Rice and Dough, Fort Lauderdale

Rocco's Tacos and Tequila Bar, Palm Beach Gardens

Rocksteady Jamaican Bistro, Boca Raton

Rosso Italia, Boca Raton

Royal Pig Pub & Kitchen, Fort Lauderdale

Russia House, 99 SE Mizner Blvd., Boca Raton

Salt7, Delray Beach

Santo's Modern American Buffet & Sushi, Coconut Creek

Shula Burger, Fort Lauderdale

Smashburger, Boynton Beach (slated for opening December 31)

Smashburger, Pembroke Pines

SooWoo Japanese & Korean Steakhouse, Hollywood

The Sports Page Bar & Grill, West Palm Beach

Stephane's, Boca Raton

Sybarite Pig, Boca Raton

Tanzy, Boca Raton

Texas de Brazil, Palm Beach Gardens

The Thai Room, West Palm Beach

Thasos Greek Taverna, Fort Lauderdale

Tijuana Flats, Pembroke Pines

Union, Delray Beach

The Vega Lounge, Delray Beach

Voodka Brasserie, Fort Lauderdale

Yard House, Boca Raton

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