11 Top Restaurants in Palm Beach For Your Luxe Private Event
In a town famous for pleasure and affluence, it’s no surprise that dining takes center stage. These top restaurants in Palm Beach are the perfect spots for hosting gatherings your guests will be talking about long after. With a myriad of stunning private event venues, Palm Beach offers lots of places to wine and dine your guests. Whether you prefer to celebrate in an intimate courtyard or opulent private room, you’ll love the internationally-recognized menus and beautiful décor our picks offer.
Pistache French Bistro
Offering timeless French classics with innovative interpretations, this critically-acclaimed culinary landmark has been catering to a loyal following in the West Palm Beach community for more than 10 years. The red leather banquettes, globe lighting, and ornate brass fixtures reminiscent of the Belle Epoque create the ideal setting for dinner-focused social gatherings. Sliding glass doors open to a small veranda overlooking Centennial Park. Deep red curtains can divide the space for an even more intimate private event. Perfect for a rehearsal dinner, baby or bridal shower, or cocktail soirée, this spot is bound to create a memorable event.
Pistache French Bistro Capacity: 70 (seated) – 80 (standing)
Grandview Public Market
Located in the Warehouse District, home to artists and entrepreneurs, this industrial-style gourmet food and social hall cultivates a sense of community and collaboration perfect for interactive social gatherings. The patio allows guests to step outside for a more intimate and relaxed environment. Exposed piping and pendant lighting make for a spacious and high-energy space well suited for the 12 chef-inspired vendors located throughout the venue. The various food stations offer a unique culinary experience — allowing your guests to sample different menus from the evolving food and drink offerings rather than having a fixed menu.
The Front Porch Capacity: 30 (seated) – 40 (standing)
Semi-Private Living Room Capacity: 40 (seated) – 50 (standing)
Grandview Public Market Buyout Capacity: 250 (seated) – 400 (standing)
The Regional Kitchen and Public House
Top Chef finalist Lindsay Autry has given regional cuisine an international reputation. Her critically-acclaimed restaurant can accommodate a variety of events such as rehearsal dinners, holiday gatherings and corporate banquets. The private dining room’s arabesque carpets, suspended lampshades, personalized botanical artwork, amber glassware and long communal tables provide a warm and inviting environment. The room is equipped with its own bar, so guests never have to venture off into the main dining room — but with its high tin ceilings and open kitchen, we wouldn’t blame them if they did.
Club Lounge Capacity: up to 25
Club Dining Room Capacity 30 (seated) – 40 (standing)
The Regional Buyout Capacity: 70 (seated) – 100 (standing)
Looking for someplace vibrant and intimate? Chef Laurent Godbout and his wife Véronique Deneault provide internationally-recognized French Canadian cuisine at Chez L’Epicier — their only restaurant outside of Montreal. The private room, ideal for cocktail parties or business ventures, can accommodate up to 20 guests. Built-in sky blue shelving and blue footstools — talk about charming! — complement the dark high back seating and gray stone floors. The rustic chandelier gives off the perfect lighting, so you’re guaranteed to leave with great photographs and even better memories. The dining room is available for buy-out and boasts charm all its own with a dramatic ceiling and mint green seating breaking up the bright ivory interior.
Private Dining Room Capacity: Up to 20
Main Dining Room Capacity: 120 (seated) – 150 (standing)
Combining modern Manhattan with old-world Milan, Sant Ambroeus’ décor is inspired by the “Gran Caffées” of 1950‘s Italy. The blending of mahogany, Italian stone, dark accordion wallpaper and curved sofas makes for an opulent dining experience. Large mirrors and plenty of light fixtures create a glowing ambience that’s both romantic and dramatic. This location will, without doubt, provide stunning and unique backdrops for your most cherished memories.
Main Dining Room Capacity: up to 50 (seated)
Sant Ambroeus Buyout: 85 (seated) – 100 (standing)
Chef Daniel Boulud’s award-winning restaurant located in the historic Brazilian Court Hotel features several gorgeous spaces to host your next upscale event. The restaurant’s main dining room showcases a glimmering ceiling crafted from seashells and Pecky Cypress. The Grand Ballroom boasts an iridescent leaded glass skylight — its intimate, yet lofty amber glow creates a perfect focal point for dancing or dining on four-star French cuisine. For a more spacious soirée, the conservatory, with its iconic bronze Spanish Cypress branch chandelier sculpture, extends the ballroom into the lush Courtyard Terrace. This modern, yet elegant, venue is the ideal place to create a timeless celebration.
Terrace Capacity: up to 50 (seated)
Conservatory Capacity: 50 (seated) – 60 (standing)
Ballroom Capacity: 90 (seated) – 120 (standing)
Café Boulud Buyout Capacity: up to 190 (seated)
This family-run authentic French Bistro features classic homemade Northern French cuisine in a relaxed, yet lively, setting. This is where the Palm Beach elite come to unwind. Surreal paintings and funky wall sculptures along with miniature table lamps and an interesting slanted ceiling create an inviting environment where jackets are often seen, but not required. Optimal for any celebration where delicious food and good company are the main focus, this award-winning restaurant will provide an upscale, but inclusive, experience.
Chez Jean-Pierre Capacity: up to 200
Looking for upscale dining with a warm and welcoming atmosphere? This vibrant space flaunts shimmering copper tables, bright hardwood floors, and an open kitchen to host your next luxe event. Guests enter the main dining hall through the bar where they can linger over customized cocktails or relax on comfortable sofas in the lounge area. Chef Clay Conley’s upscale American cuisine sourced from local and sustainable farms features signature small plates ideal for sharing, making this sophisticated venue an excellent choice for spending time with your favorite people.
Wine Room Capacity: up to 40 (seated)
Buccan Buyout: up to 120 (seated)
Maven is an American Brasserie serving French-inspired Nantucket cuisine. The inviting, patterned atmosphere, inspired by international design styles, is perfect for your next upscale event. Art Deco wallpaper, wicker seating, palm-leaf ceiling fans and terra cotta tiles make for a unique photo backdrop. A retractable roof for dining and dancing under the stars means you always have an ideal space, regardless of weather.
Looking for a sleek, modern, upscale restaurant that offers homemade classic favorites? Ristorante Santucci, family-owned-and-operated, offers elegant, authentic Italian fare. The all-white decor — including alabaster candle holders, tables, and chairs — and open kitchen produce an immaculate and polished atmosphere that feels spare and luxe. Already perfect, this venue is ideal for a gathering that doesn’t need additional decor. Plus, the giant art installation suspended over a courtyard fountain provides an exclusive photo opp for engagements or a cocktail soirée.
Ristorante Santucci Capacity: up to 60 (seated)
Well-suited for luxe seated dinners, cocktails, and even dancing, Renato’s Restaurant features Continental cuisine with an Italian flair. The main dining room emphasizes pure glamour with mirrored ceilings, muted lighting, and deep red decor. We love the additional dining area that features seashell-carved wooden chairs, a vaulted wooden ceiling, and charming fireplace. The outdoor private courtyard is the perfect space for drinks and dancing. Purple-flowered trees and clay tile roofing create an old-world feel that’s guaranteed to inspire a transporting evening.
Private Room Capacity: 45 (seated)
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