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“Owner is rude to staff in front of patrons”
Review of Patio Delray

Patio Delray
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Ranked #6 of 433 Restaurants in Delray Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 20 - USD 35
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Private Dining, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: George Bush Blvd
Description: Tucked away off hectic Atlantic Ave. on George Bush Blvd. at the inter-coastal is a secluded romantic gem of a restaurant where all the food is carefully selected and prepared by hand with loving care. Dine on our award winning patio while listening to the harmonious sound of the koi fountain or in our elegant yet relaxed dining room while our chefs take delight in creating flavorful and fanciful dishes from around the world just for you. Dining at Patio Delray is like dining at home...just better. Home is not just where you live, it's where you are understood. Here at Patio Delray we understand what you like to eat and drink. Imbibe in our signature martinis, craft beers, and carefully chosen wines. Delight in our carefully selected menu items from around the world. Our elegant private dining room is perfect for private events, weddings or corporate functions.
Reviewed 29 January 2012

Good drinks but VERY PRICY, this is not Manhattan! $14 for a martini that isn't full! We went during 'Happy Hour and were charged as if it were later, told the drinks we had we not covered altho they were the last time we were there?

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13  Thank lilyontheroad
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Reviewed 29 January 2012

About 7:30 Friday evening without reservations we were seated immediately by Lily who is a real sweetheart.. The waiter brought over complimentary pita with sun dried tomato pesto, outrageous. I tried the one $15.00 chopin bloodymary with blue cheese stuffed olives and smoked oyster, it was delicious. I had the crayfish chorizo chowder which I regret only ordering a cup, we shared the tuna tartar with smashed avocado, just the right amount of heat... perfect. My wife had the short ribs we both loved it and I had the Madagascar Prawn, wow, wow, wow, the wild mushroom ravioli that was under the prawn was outrageous. The corn muffin that was served with the short ribs was worthy of being a dessert. Although we were stuffed and skipped dessert, though the homemade coconut ice cream sounded great, we knocked back a couple of ginger liquor with a french cognac on the rocks to finish a great meal.
Lily, we will be back.
Thanks
JK

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1  Thank Jay K
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Reviewed 28 January 2012

I hosted a group of nine business colleagues at Patio Delray for dinner and it was fantastic. We were seated immediately on the patio and the service was outstanding - attentive but not intrusive from drinks to dessert. It's a unique and diverse menu. The food was excellent - you have to try the Madagascar prawns - and everyone loved it. Lily and her staff made it a great evening.

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Thank Marcwva1
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Reviewed 26 January 2012

What makes this interesting restaurant different is that it is not on Atlantic Avenue...Definitely a place to go to away from the hustle and bustle...A place where you can have a conversation...and really hear the music.. The Owner is "hands on" , and is very gracious and friendly. When we arrived she came up and welcomed us...Most of the patrons there were regulars...
The menu is varied...and I think that there is something for everyone...
The atmosphere was calm and elegant. The waiters were very attentive...including the Owner who came to ask us if everything was to our satisfaction..Our meal was perfect-our guests raved about their food as well...I had the Ahi Tuna... lightly seared-it just melted in my mouth...
We will most definitely go back.....

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1  Thank J9M
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Reviewed 26 January 2012

Wonderful experience. Great food and a wonderful atmosphere. Ms. Lily is the owner and a wonderful hostess/owner We eat here five days a week both lunch and dinner and it is off the busy Avenue. Just love it.

Forget what others say. This place is consistent in service and food.

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Thank malestew
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