The climate in Boca Raton is great for outdoor dining any time of the year. Even the coldest month of the year has an average low of 61 degrees and an average high of 75. When you want to soak up the Floridian sun and fresh warm air, you can’t go wrong with a meal al fresco. These restaurants are always ready to please with their attractive porches, patios, and outdoor dining features. Whether you’re looking for a fantastic brunch or a gourmet dinner, there’s something on our list to suit your needs.

Seaspray Inlet Grill

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Seaspray Inlet Grill at Waterstone Resort & Marina offers breathtaking waterfront dining in Boca Raton. The outdoor dining area features 100 plush seats carefully situated along the waterfront of Lake Boca and the Intracoastal Waterway. You can start the day in the fresh air with one of the restaurant’s classic breakfast dishes like avocado toast with an egg over-easy, brisket hash, or oatmeal loaded with raisins, nuts, brown sugar, and blueberries.

For lunch or dinner, you can order gourmet mains like skirt steak frites, grilled mahi-mahi, or frutti di mare featuring lobster, shrimp, mussels, clams, and linguine in a spicy San Marzano sauce. The extensive beverage menu includes signature cocktails, frozen drinks, and a selection of margaritas as well as beer and wine.

Luff’s Fish House

Luff’s Fish House is located in a historic bungalow that dates back to the 1920s. Covered gazebos provide gorgeous fresh air dining. The dishes here include thoughtfully prepared seafood dishes like seared diver scallops, coconut curry grouper, and Key West snapper. If you’re not in the mood for seafood, you’ll find plenty of alternatives that are equally delicious, such as the BBQ baby back ribs, chicken pot pie, or grilled steak sandwich. 

Complete your meal with inspired sides like crispy fingerling potatoes in a white cheddar sauce, sweet tater tots served with marshmallows and a maple syrup drizzle, or corn off the cob with cilantro, queso fresco, and a citrus-basil aioli. The Key lime pie is a specialty that you must save room for at the end!

Rebel House

Rebel House offers an intimate ambiance that’s perfect for a date night. Order a selection of small plates to share and enjoy the exciting tasting experience together. The menu includes mouthwatering options like warm crab dip, lobster meatballs, Key West shrimp aguachile, and Chinese BBQ ribs. 

If you’re looking for a refreshing spot to dine outdoors mid-morning, Rebel House also offers brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Rebel omelet is a particular favorite with artichoke, hash browns, Peppadew peppers, and manchego. If you’re looking for the perfect combination of breakfast and lunch, go for the breakfast burger with hash browns, a fried egg, and bacon on your cheeseburger. Don’t forget to check out the selection of brunch cocktails to start your day off on the right foot.

Twenty Twenty Grille

Enjoy the artful creations of Chef Ron Weisheit at the Twenty Twenty Grille. The outdoor dining here offers a picturesque space for the decadent cuisine, with decorative flowers and shady palm trees adding to the ambiance. The mains here include flavorful creations like aged black bean mahi-mahi with wasabi mallow/shrimp dumplings, baby bok choy, and a tomato/kaffir lime salsa, or the Thai-style duck breast with pad thai rice noodle salad, roasted mushrooms, crispy shallots, and pickled quail egg.

You can complete your meal with a decadent dessert like peach berry crisp, horchata creme brulee, or sticky toffee pudding cake. You can pair your meal with an assortment of coffee drinks, teas, or dessert wines.

Louie Bossi’s

Louie Bossi’s has a gorgeous outdoor dining space and some of the most delicious Italian food in the area. The dinner menu includes a variety of pasta with distinctive ingredients to give your favorite a new twist. Try spaghetti with house-cured pancetta, carbonara, Parmigiano-Reggiano, and eggs, or linguine nero with yellow tomatoes, Calabrian chiles, shrimp, and mint. You can also choose from a selection of gourmet pizzas like the funghi misti with wild mushrooms, Parmigiano-Reggiano, smoked buffalo mozzarella, and truffle oil or the Parmigiano-Reggiano with spicy salami, fior di latte, and Peppadew peppers.

Louie Bossi’s also serves a special weekend brunch with memorable dishes like sourdough waffles with mascarpone, berries, and maple syrup, or porchetta hash with tomato, roasted fingerlings, and fried eggs. Reservations are recommended for any meal at Louie Bossi’s to ensure a great table at this local hot spot.

Flanigan’s 

Flanigan’s in Boca Raton has a large outdoor deck for open-air dining. The menu features an abundance of comfort food. The starters alone can easily make a meal with options like sweet potato fries, award-winning chicken wings, garlic rolls, potato skins, mozzarella sticks, and peel-and-eat shrimp. Joe’s Rockin’ Rib Rolls are a must-try starter, putting a fresh spin on deep-fried egg rolls by filling them with pulled pork, rib meat, onions, cheddar cheese, and BBQ sauce.

The mains are just as hearty and flavorful, with options like 10-ounce burgers, “Waytoobig” sandwiches, and delicious pastas. The extensive seafood menu includes a variety of responsibly sourced finds like grilled salmon, deep-fried shrimp, and lemon pepper tilapia. You can also indulge in the prime rib, N.Y. strip, or rib eye. 

Flanigan’s has a kids menu as well, making it a great pick for families. Younger visitors can enjoy dishes like mini corn dogs, dinosaur-shaped chicken nuggets, macaroni and cheese, or chicken grillers. Don’t forget dessert! This menu includes some massive options, like the Banzai Brownie which comes topped with vanilla ice cream, Oreo cookie chunks, Kit Kats, chocolate syrup, and whipped cream.

Did we include your favorite outdoor dining spot on our list? Maybe it’s one of our favorite waterfront dining spots! If you know of another great place in Boca Raton that we missed, let us know! Our team at Titan Funding loves to provide customers and clients with great recommendations in the surrounding area. Whether you’re headed out for a family meal or a business lunch, knowing where to dine can make all the difference.¬†