When a tiki bar closes in South Florida, it's cause to shed a few tears.
When Tiki Waterfront Sea Grill closed its doors this summer, many a Palm Beach County resident bemoaned the loss of the Riviera Beach Marina's waterside dive. Since opening in 2003, Tiki had served as one of South Florida's best destinations for boat-accessible Caribbean-inspired fare, potent umbrella drinks, and lively weekend crowds.
After shutting down operations in August, the owners promised they had something up their sleeve, however. This week, they announced plans for a new concept coming soon to Jupiter.
A message posted on Tiki's Facebook page November 6 reads: "The owners of Tiki Waterfront Sea Grill are hard at work to bring you Old Florida Bar & Grill."
Head to the Tiki Waterfront Facebook page and share the status, and you'll be eligible to win two free tickets to the new restaurant's grand opening celebration.
The Old Florida Bar & Grill is projected to open later this month, or early December. The restaurant will be posting updates on the grand opening -- as well as menu items, restaurant photos, band schedule, and happy hour specials -- over the next few weeks.
The Old Florida Bar & Grill will be located at 250 West Indiantown Road, Jupiter. Stay tuned to Clean Plate Charlie for details.
Nicole Danna is a food blogger 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 Clean Plate's Instagram.
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