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Explore South Dixie Restaurants and Shops – An Up & Coming West Palm Beach Neighborhood

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updated 6/7/21

If you’re looking for things to do in West Palm Beach…explore South Dixie restaurants and shops. Located just south of downtown West Palm Beach, South Dixie is the up and coming historic neighborhood in West Palm Beach, and here’s an insiders guide to the best shops and restaurants.


South Dixie Restaurants

When you need to take a break for lunch or dinner, South Dixie will not disappoint. It’s time to discover delicious South Dixie!

Hot-spot for breakfast & lunch featuring fresh-baked breads and locally-sourced ingredients.
•Open for breakfast and lunch, closed Sunday
•7434 S. Dixie Highway

Belle & Maxwell’s Cafe
A West Palm Beach favorite for over 20 years!
•Open for lunch and dinner
•3700 S. Dixie Highway

Cholo Soy Cocina*
Led by Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen champ Chef Clay Carnes, Cholo Soy Cocina delivers a new kind of Latin street food.
•Open for lunch and dinner
•3715 S. Dixie Highway

City Diner
Retro 1950’s diner complete with a jukebox!
•Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
•3400 S. Dixie Highway

Dixie Grill & Bar
A slice of Americana with comfort food and 28 craft beers on tap
•Open for lunch and dinner
•5101 S. Dixie Highway

Chef Clay Conley, a 5-times James Beard nominee, is serving up homemade pasta, brick-oven pizza and wood-grilled delights + tempting items from his other restaurants, Buccan & Imoto.
•Open for dinner and brunch on the weekends
•Reservations recommended
•1901 S. Dixie Highway

Havana Cuban Restaurant*
Best Cuban food in town!
•Open for lunch and dinner + a 24-hour walk-up window
•6801 S. Dixie Highway

Hip diner, comfort chow, 50’s decor & jukebox – a neighborhood favorite for nearly 70 years
•Open breakfast, lunch, dinner and into the wee hours of the morning!
•4700 S. Dixie Highway

Tiger Wood’s former personal chef will wow you in this intimate American Brasserie, and be sure to save room for dessert!
•Open for dinner
•Reservations recommended
•319 Belvedere Road

La Sirena
a local favorite for upscale Italian dining
•Open for dinner
•Reservations recommended
•6316 S. Dixie Highway

Lynora’s Market
Wood-fired pizzas, sandwiches, salads, pastas and grab-n-go items
•Open for lunch and dinner
•3301 S. Dixie Highway

Maison Carlos
“A dining gem on antique row,” –The Palm Beach Post. Expect continental cuisine with a focus on French and Italian.
•Open for dinner
•Reservations recommended
•3010 S. Dixie Highway

Design store and wine bar in one! Prepare to be WOWED!
•Open for dinner
•3700 S. Dixie Highway

Rhythm Cafe*
Fine and funky dining in a 1950’s drugstore featuring a “tapa-tizer” menu and homemade desserts.
•Open for dinner
•Reservations recommended
•3800 S. Dixie Highway

Serenity Garden Tea House & Cafe
Fine china, polished silver and delicious food awaits in a quaint 1920’s historic Florida home.
•Open for lunch and afternoon tea
•316 Vallette Way

Sushi Jo
Creative sushi in a mod eatery
•Open for lunch and dinner
•319 Belvedere Road

Table 26
Elegant dining featuring global comfort food like Lobster Mac & Cheese…oh my!
•Open for lunch, dinner and brunch
•Reservations recommended
•1700 S. Dixie Highway

Tropical Smokehouse
Florida BBQ with smoked fish and meats along with side dishes like plantains
•Open for lunch and dinner
•3815 S. Dixie Highway

South Dixie Shops

Recently, Conde Nast readers ranked Palm Beach/West Palm Beach #4 for best shopping in the United States and for good reason. Worth Avenue, the Rodeo Drive of the East Coast, is mentioned, but so is the South Dixie area “across the bridge in West Palm Beach, Antique Row Art and Design District beckons savvy shoppers.”

Antique, Design & Clothing Shops
Antique Row is a collection of 40+ antique shops located on South Dixie between Belvedere Road and Southern Boulevard. The New York Times, Architectural Digest and House Beautiful consider this area one of the premier antique shopping districts on the east coast, so put on your shopping shoes!

City Girl Consignment
Top brands and designer labels
•2900 S. Dixie Highway

Tropical, colorful and fun home décor
•1810 S. Dixie Highway

Floral Emporium
A tropical paradise of flowers and plants
•3900 S. Dixie Highway

Home, Gift & Garden
•424 Palm Street

Paula Roemer Antiques
Chic antiques and consignment
•7110 S. Dixie Highway

Need the perfect way to spend an afternoon exploring South Dixie Highway? Make reservations for the Historic West Palm Beach Neighborhood Food Tour to discover delicious South Dixie! We’ll get you off the beaten path and into the neighborhoods where we live, play and EAT! Meet award-winning chefs, step inside a charming Spanish-style historic inn, taste authentic Cuban food while sipping sangria, discover a chic tapas bar and relax in a beautiful tropical courtyard cafe.

Coming soon…more unique shops, delicious locally owned South Dixie restaurants and even a new streetscape. Rumors are abuzz that the best is yet to come for this area!

* featured on our Historic West Palm Beach Neighborhood Food Tour – a delicious way to experience the best restaurants in town!

updated 8/16/21