Whether you’re looking to jumpstart your weekend with a 7:00 am tee-time, or want to make the most of a lazy Tuesday afternoon, our Boca Raton golf courses will help you make the most of your valuable leisure time.
Osprey Point Golf Course
Located in the westernmost point of the Boca area and nestled next to the legendary Everglades, Osprey Point Golf Course is considered to be one of the best public courses in Palm Beach County. The course boasts 3 immaculate 9-hole courses: The Raven, The Falcon, and The Hawk, and those looking for a challenge can expect longer links and tricky bunkers. When it comes to golfing in Boca, Osprey Point's scenic fairways and the occasional wildlife sighting make it a true Floridian experience.
Red Reef Family Golf Course
No other golf courses in Boca Raton can offer 9-holes and a sea breeze. The Red Reef Family Golf Course can be found on Boca Raton’s barrier island, between the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. Need to cool off after a mid-day round? The beach awaits you just across the street. Please note that tee times are required and walk-ins are not permitted at this time.
Boca Greens Country Club
Did you know some of the best wine bars can be found right here in Boca Raton? But what makes a great wine bar? Wine of course! But it is more than that. It is about sharing the enjoyment of sipping a glass of wine with friends and family. It is about the atmosphere, the overall experience from the moment you set foot inside to the moment you leave. It is about taking your palate on an adventure of new taste and flavor. Check out some of our favorite choices we recommend for new people visiting or moving to Boca Raton.
Featuring over 50 wines by the glass, bottle, or case, Pat’s Wine Bar in Boca Raton is your neighborhood gourmet bistro and wine bar. Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or looking to expand your palate, you will be able to discover some pretty unique and uncommon international fine wines from the small-batch vintner. There is something here for everyone from reds, whites, even a bit of bubbly, you can enjoy your grape journey in this laid back and relaxed atmosphere.
Just next to Mizner Park, the moment you enter Vino’s Wine Bar, you are transported to an intimate and personal experience that is every wine lover’s dream. With flavors brought to you from the countryside of Italy, Vino’s is committed to delivering quality and only the finest wines that are sure to delight. Offering something for everyone, you can find an array of choices from reds, whites, roses, and bubbly. A great gathering place for friends and family alike and intimate seating both inside and outside, Vino’s is all about quality and experience.
“A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine.”...
Summer is just around the corner, school is letting out, and we know parents are wondering where their kids should be this summer. Boca Raton has many incredible summer camps for all activities and hobbies. We asked a few new families moving to Boca Raton where they chose this year. Here are their selections for the best Summer camps in Boca Raton.
WOODMONT SUMMER PROGRAM
For over 20 years, Woodmont is one of Boca’s favorite and most loved summer camps. Welcoming campers from ages 4-15, Woodmont is a wonderful summer experience provided with amazing activities and fabulous facilities. Campers can enjoy sports, art, music, theater, dance – there truly is something for everyone here and always new things to try! Woodmont blends both an indoor and outdoor curriculum to keep the campers active and entertained. Field trips, special events, guest appearances, and talent shows that parents are invited to are some of the things campers look forward to the most. With everything they have to offer, Woodmont Summer Program is easily one of the best choices around.
DAY & SPORTS CAMPS AT SAINT ANDREW’S
Summer camp may look a little different this year, but COVID-19 won’t stop the campers from having the best summer experience at Day & Sports Camps at Saint Andrew’s. Keeping on top of all of the camper’s health and safety, Saint Andrew’s will be complying with the CDC guidelines as well as having limited enrollment capacity, so be sure to sign up today! But the fun is not limited by any means! Campers ages 3-13 will enjoy many opportunities to learn and develop specific skill sets, have fun with their fellow campers, and gain greater self-confidence by participating in the wide range of activities. Saint Andrew’s has a mix of both indoor and outdoor activities including tennis,...
Boca Raton is home to some of the most beautiful beach strands found anywhere in the world. With so much to do in every corner of the map, Boca Raton beaches still encompass a significant piece of your recreational puzzle. We've written about Boca Raton beaches before, but we've never put a guide together as wholly complete as what's written below. The Champagne & Parisi team loves to make life easier for families moving to Boca Raton. Our growing resource page and blog are some of the best ways to give access to the key information you need. Read on below to learn what you need to know before visiting one of Boca Raton's best beaches.
South Beach Park is one of the premier central beaches in Boca Raton. This park offers more in the basics - a beautiful strand of swimming space, open sand, and picturesque walkways. For those looking for more of a traditional beach day, South Beach Park is one of the best beaches in Boca Raton to do just that.
- Location: 400 N State Road A1A Boca Raton, FL 33432
- Hours: 8 AM - Sundown, 7 days a week
- Pets: No pets are allowed at South Beach Park.
- Lifeguards: Lifeguards are on duty from 9 AM - 5 PM year round.
- Nature: The plurality of South Beach Park's plant life is populated by entrenched, salt-resistant species like sea oats and mangroves. These plants are protected by designated walkways, as these plants are essential to protect against beach erosion. South Beach Park is noted for its wide display of small birds, but also for its larger...
Coffee shops have grown to be a staple of a thriving community. Whether you love a warm morning brew before work, or enjoy burning the midnight oil at one of Boca Raton's local coffee shops, there's a place for you to study, cozy up, and enjoy the environment. We asked the Champagne & Parisi office team to tell us their favorite choices. Check out our list of some of the best coffee shops in Boca Raton.
Mane Coffee was founded by Boca Native and coffee enthusiast Daniel Karram. As a teenager, he baked and sold bread throughout his neighborhood, showing an entrepreneurial spirit at a young age. This passion is shown through his brainchild: Mane Coffee - a 1,500 square foot indoor/outdoor cafe that's been very popular with local businesses. The long tables and open indoor space affords lots of opportunities for meetings and important rendezvous.
The Seed is another blending of passions - fresh pressed juice and locally roasted coffee. The two ladies who began the established meshed these ideas together to form what has been seen as an increasingly popular business model for coffee shops. First it was the coffee & tea houses, now juice has entered the fray. The Seed doesn't claimto reinvent the wheel, but hones in on a young, upstart clientele who is increasingly reticent of the benefits of juice alongside the need to keep moving. Get the micronutrients you need and the caffeine to keep going all under one roof at The Seed.
Nestled just off of Federal Highway in beautiful Royal Palm Place, Saquella Café is one of Boca’s best places to enjoy an authentic cup of coffee. But not just any cup of coffee. At Saquella, they believe “if...
Whether you’ve had a long day at the office or you’re on vacation with your friends, happy hour is the time to relax, unwind, and catch great deals on your favorite drinks and small bites. After a long day working with new families moving to Boca Raton, our agents tipped us off about where they love to go. We have compiled a list of the best happy hour restaurants in Boca Raton that are all worth a visit!
THE YARD HOUSE
A hidden gem in Mizner Park, The Yard House is great for those looking for the ultimate beer selection. A casual and down-to-earth environment with great outdoor seating, this might be the perfect place to unwind after a hard day at work. Happy hour specials include the half price on all pizza, select appetizers, and $2 off all draft beer, spirits & cocktails.
- Monday – Friday: 3pm-6pm
- Sunday – Wednesday: 10m-close
- 201 Plaza Real Suite 1201
- Boca Raton, FL 33432
- (561) 417-6124
PATIO TAPAS & BEER
One of the most relaxed atmospheres you’ll find in Boca Raton is at Patio Tapas & Beer. Serving a unique blend of modern and traditional Spanish tapas and amazingly fresh sangrias, you’ll feel like you traveled straight to Spain, but no passport is required for this fiesta.
If there's one thing we wish we could change on our own, it's the need to wear tailored suits to important business events in Boca Raton. Facing down the undeniable heat & humidity are part of living in Boca Raton, and if you're not prepared, your entire look will suffer.
We've gathered a handful of our favorite places to get our suits and blouses pressed. Support Boca Raton's best dry cleaners today!
Situated off N Federal Highway, Joy's Dry Cleaners carries a sterling reputation as one of the best dry cleaners in Boca Raton. Joy's dry cleaning has a reputation for going the extra mile, restoring shirts and putting genuine effort into preserving and cleansing your best garments beyond the expected scope of work. For a personal touch, look no further!
Simple Dry Cleaners is locally owned and operated, having spent 35 years in business. They offer dry cleaning, alteration, and shoe repair services. They cover all the bases - from eco-friendly materials to commercial cleaning and even alteration emergencies. If you're in a bind and need that special garment for that event coming up, step into Simple Dry Cleaners and take it easy!
VIP Dry Cleaners says it all in the name. Owner/Operator Anthony has developed a tremendous reputation for quick, affordable, and personalized service. With a sizable facility, VIP Dry Cleaners does all their work in-house, ensuring the most...
Date night, a work lunch, or for something light yet decadent - sushi does it all. What began in Japan is among the complement of Boca Raton's best restaurants. Sushi in Boca Raton is an institution, despite there being limited Japanese influence, the community has not shied away from our love for sushi restaurants. There are so many more to list, so don't just take our word for it! Here are OUR Top 4 Sushi Restaurants in Boca Raton.
Located right off Palmetto Park Road in the heart of Mizner Park, Kanpai was founded by the ownership behind the Yakitori Sake House and features an innovative array of Japanese favorites. Their unique offerings include a specialty sake menu, Japanese BBQ tables, craft cocktails, and a revolving sushi bar.
The Yakitori Sake House is located just south of Kanpai in the Royal Palm Plaza. They've been one of the premier destinations for date night, with a smooth backlit bar and interior creating a relaxing atmosphere. Yakitori Sake House specializes in its full sake bar but also features a lunch, dinner, catering, and promotional menu.
Voted as "the best Japanese Restaurant in town three times in Boca Raton Magazine, Sushi Yama has two locations in Boca Raton and Palm Beach Gardens. Established in 1996, Sushi Yama specializes in sizzling teriyaki dishes, fresh sashimi, and bistro-style appetizers.
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Boca Raton is one of the best cities in America for dog owners. With its open spaces, spectacular dog park and beaches, and extensive footpaths, Boca Raton is a dog owners paradise. With areas like Mizner Park and the Royal Palm Plaza open to foot traffic, outdoor dining is a hot topic in Boca Raton - no pun intended. Check out these 4 dog friendly restaurants we recommend to visit!
With a dog in its logo, Tucker Duke's is one of the most popular fast casual restaurants in Boca Raton. Tucker Duke's specializes in burgers and American pub fare, with gourmet inflections of flavor and modern gastropub innovations adding an exciting twist.
Luff's Fish House brings the Key West vibe to Boca Raton. With a wide array of classic fried fish house favorites, gourmet filets, and sandwiches for all tastes, Luff's Fish House offers an open-air, Keys style dog friendly dining option.
Tap 42 is a name synonymous with its Sunday Brunch and open air outdoor dining. As one of the preeminent dog friendly restaurants in Boca Raton, they've carved a reputation as the place to be on Sunday morning. Tap 42 features 6 locations spanning from Coral Gables to Boca Raton.
For 3 decades, Max's Grille has been one of the finest Modern American Bistro's featuring California inspired dishes in the signature style - grilled over mesquite with a light sauce or reduction. The result is the comfort of American cuisine with a light twist, food that sits right, and...
The Easter weekend features something for everyone. A weekend and a season synonymous with growth, rebirth, and new beginnings, Easter weekend is one of the last weekends to enjoy the mild South Florida Spring weather. For new families in Boca Raton, or for those looking for something different this year, here are a few Easter events in Boca Raton to spend time with your family.
Easter Bash is hosted by the Oceanside Church on the grounds of Boca Raton High School. The event is free to attend but must be registered for by clicking the link above. The event will feature family activities, an egg hunt, a raffle, food trucks, and much more.p
Hosted by the AARP, the Easter Bunny photo op will take place at the Boca Town Center Mall throughout the weekend. What better way to add a little something extra to your shopping & dining trip this weekend than a photo with the magical rabbit himself?!
The Waterstone Resort & Marina is a Hilton Resort off Camino Real featuring 3 signature restaurants. On Easter Sunday from 11 AM to 3 PM, the Waterstone Resort is offering a waterfront Easter brunch with decadent mouthwatering favorites and unique fusion dishes.
Boca Raton is renowned for its beautiful beaches, waterfront properties, and inland canals. Our proximity to the water at seemingly every turn makes aquatic safety a must for all families living in Boca Raton. The best way to begin is to call in the pros. Teaching your child to swim is a high priority to many families moving to Boca Raton, and whether you've been here for days or decades, it should be for yours too. Here are 4 of the best ways to get swimming lessons for your kids in Boca Raton.
The Seussian entitled Small Fish Big Pond swimming school teaches everyone from 6-month-olds to senior citizens. Small Fish Big Pond swim school offers a free trial class to see if they're right for your family and teach in a state-of-the-art indoor facility.
The Florida Swim School also features a sprawling indoor facility, for all ages and abilities, starting at 3 months old. The Florida Swim School has been featured in local publications such as Modern Boca Mom and features a diverse, highly-acclaimed training and support staff.
The KISO Swim School puts a hard emphasis on water safety, providing one the most complete platforms of any swimming school in Boca Raton. Their website includes resources on water safety, eLearning, and a member portal. The KISO swim school is now in its sixth year serving Boca Raton's families.
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Boca Raton is one of the premier locations anywhere to enjoy Sunday brunch. Many of the nicest condos in Boca Raton share space within walking distance of these great restaurants. Brunch in Boca Raton is rife with outdoor dining options, waterfront views, trendy cafes, and full-service restaurants ranging from wholesome to high society, Brunch has seen quite the transformation in the past decade. The Sunday special was once seen as an excuse for the rich & famous to fit in another meal, a means to drink champagne before 11 and sew the seeds of the week's most dramatic mealtime. It turns out regular people enjoy the occasional mimosa too, and skillet potatoes with their cheeseburger. Below we've highlighted four of our favorite places to get brunch in Boca Raton.
Deriving its full name from prominent local restauranteur Gary Rack, The FarmHouse kitchen is situated in the Royal Palm Plaza just south of Mizner Park, and serves one possibly the best brunch in Boca Raton. Rack's features a generous happy hour, loyalty program, and long brunch window (9 AM-3 PM) for one of the best dining experiences in general.
Boca Raton might not be as sleepless of a town as Ft. Lauderdale or Miami, but 24-hour restaurants are still a community staple. The Flashback Diner is a near miracle - open 24 hours, 365 days a year, with great prices, service, and quality. The Flashback Diner features vintage American fare like shakes & malts, burgers, and wholesome breakfast options. It's rare to find a place that's always open that brings such a quality pedigree to...
Boca Raton and much of South Florida at large is one of the best places to own a pet anywhere in the USA. Whether it's the year-round sun, fresh sea breeze, or diverse natural locales, Boca Raton is the place to be for dog owners. We brought our best friends around town to see for ourselves, where the best dog parks in Boca Raton might be. Here are 3 of our favorites, chosen by us, and recommended by our many dog loving realtors working with Champagne & Parisi
Mizner Bark is one of the largest and most expansive dog parks in Boca Raton. The park is run by the City of Boca Raton and features miles of walking and bike paths, shade spots, and gazebos. Mizner Bark requires an annual pass but gives the visitor access to three beautiful beaches and this safe, clean, and well-maintained Boca Raton dog park. Mizner Bark is not far from our East Boca beachside location, where we meet many people interested in learning more about the dog parks in Boca Raton.
Spanish River Park is one of Boca Raton's best known public parks. Featuring a wide beach, overnight campgrounds, and its famous dog beach - found between towers 18 and 20 on Friday through Sunday from 7 am-9 am and 3 pm -sunset. Spanish River Park's dog beach is one of the best dog parks in Boca Raton, but it has so much more to offer the entire family.
Canine Cove is located at the very west edge of Boca Raton,...
The Coronavirus has had an immense impact on our global society since its onset over 12 months ago. The tragic loss of life and destruction to our small business sector will require great time and effort to recover, but the major step to normalcy so many were waiting for his here. With a large senior population and many new people moving to Boca Raton, the need for the COVID-19 vaccine is apparent to many. Before finding your COVID 19 vaccine center, first, check if you're eligible in the State of Florida.
Are you Eligible for the COVID 19 vaccine?
The State of Florida is currently organizing eligibility by health risk and overall occupational exposure. As of today's writing (March 20, 2021), the following groups are eligible for the COVID 19 vaccine in Boca Raton.
- Long-term care facility residents and staff
- Persons 60 years of age and older (NEW Persons 50 years of age and older effective 3/22)
- Health care personnel with direct patient contact
- Persons deemed to be extremely vulnerable to COVID-19 by hospital providers -
- K-12 school employees 50 years of age and older
- All K-12 school employees and day-care center workers through Publix, CVS, Walgreens, Walmart, and federally run vaccination sites
- Sworn law enforcement officers 50 years of age and older
- Firefighters 50 years of age and older
COVID 19 Vaccine...
Fast, convenient, affordable. Chinese-American cuisine has become a staple of city life almost anywhere in the country. The versatility of take-out, dine-in, and even buffet options makes Chinese food one of the most exciting and easily accessible comfort food options. Something about Chinese takeout after a long day brings warmth back to the spirit with a combination of comforting deliciousness and easy convenience.
With so many people moving to South Florida, especially from the New York market, we’ve been asked the question many times: where is the best Chinese food in Boca Raton? We set out to find some answers.
Located in the Polo Club Shoppes, this woman-owned Chinese restaurant in the heart of central Boca Raton is renowned for its classic cuisine, affordably diverse menu with several vegan options and a greater commitment to health through lower sodium and healthier cooking oils.
Lisa’s Kitchen is a local Chinese food talisman, run by co-owners Jason Yu and Lisa Zhen. Originally from the coastal city of Taishan, they’ve brought their coastal Cantonese flair – pairing fresh seasonal produce with the abundant seafood found throughout the community. From Taishan to Boca Raton, Lisa’s Kitchen is a proud community success story.
China One covers a broader spectrum of East Asian cuisine, featuring a prominent sushi menu as well. Renowned for its quality of service, China One proudly boasts a modern interpretation of classic Chinese cuisine. With friendly service, outstanding prices, and a dual Chinese-Japanese menu, it’s...