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Cafe Chardonnay
Cafe Chardonnay
  • Address:
    4533 PGA Blvd.
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
    Palm Beach Gardens
  • Cuisine:
    Contemporary American
    Price: $31 to $50

Cafe Chardonnay Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.cafechardonnay.com/index.php
  • Email: Frank@cafe-chardonnay.com
  • Phone: (561) 627-2662
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm, Dinner : Monday - Sunday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Frank Eucalitto
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Military Trail
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Cafe Chardonnay
Café Chardonnay has been known as one of Palm Beach County's most exquisite restaurants since its opening in 1986 by owners Frank and Gigi Eucalitto. We offer the finest total dining experience featuring a casual, yet elegant atmosphere and award-winning cuisine that's perfect for lunch, dinner or your next private party.

We promise to delight you with the finest American cuisine. We also offer the perfect companion to any great meal: the finest wines available in South Florida. Our extensive wine list features classic favorites, rare vintages, and international wines from Argentina, Austria, Chile, Germany and Spain to name just a few.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked 1000-Point Tables
Diner Reviews
  • "Finally, a Cesar salad with a decent amount of garlic!! Consistently excellent, this restaurant never disappoints. Although the wine list needs more frequent updating. My husband hates to order a wine and get a newer year than the one stated on the wine list and that did happen this time. However, he likes to order the veal scaloppine and they brought more because his original dish didn't look like it had a proper serving, and based upon a previous visits' order, it didn't. So they rectified it on their own which was great. The strip steak was generous and delicious, cooked perfectly. And the mahi special was also delicious. Again, Cafe Chardonnay is always consistent. Apple pie and creme brulee were also excellent!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "We have not been here in a few years and we are not sure why because it was absolutely outstanding. Perhaps the fact that its tucked into a corner near a dry cleaners and UPS store just makes it as not so appealing when we think of where to go, but CC is fantastic in all respects! The menu is tremendous. Probably in the top 5 of any menus I have ever seen. Great service, exceptional quality food. Be particular about where to sit. With so many levels, it can get noisey and heavily trafficked."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "We have had consistently good meals at Cafe Chardonnay."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "For the third time I have been to this restaurant I have found the same situation. My elderly father always wants to come here. The food is good, yet the wait staff is a challenge. Not once during our meal did anyone stop and ask if we wanted refills on our ice teas. Or more bread--which my father always wants/ When we were done with the meal--it took 10 min to get our waitress back to the table. We asked for dessert to go and a check. After 15 minutes of no one stopping I got up to get the attention of a waiter standing in the room and ask for the check. Another 10 minutes pass. The waiter said she was sorry but was very busy. While the food is good the service is not worth it. They gave us the dessert, I would have paid --for service."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "Wonderful menu selection and everything was beautifully presented and prepared. Outdoor dining is a little noisy but too pretty out to miss the evening. Will definitely come back."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "We were there to celebrate a birthday on a Sunday evening. One guests' entree was a major disappointment for her. Two things I found quite annoying: crossing over a guest to serve someone else. What happened to serving from the right and removing plates, etc., from the left? I highly resented being presented a check when Desserts were being served and then coming back to the table almost immediately to see if a credit card was there to put the charge through. Again, this was a Sunday evening. There were empty tables by the time our desserts were served and didn't feel that a, 'rush act,' was called for. The chef/ owner needs to remind his wait/bus staff that he runs a fine dining establishment. Not an Outback or Carabbas."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "When the reservation was made, I had requested a certain section of the restaurant and they accommodated me. Our server, Linda, could not have been more knowledgeable and patient with us as we were savoring the evening. My husband loves a good discussion of wines which he found with Linda. My lump crab meat and shrimp starter served with two different sauces were fresh and fabulous. I chose the Chilean Sea bass which was perfectly moist and delicious. Husband's beet salad was perfectly presented and dressed, followed by their skirt steak entree- tender and cooked to his request. We love Cafe Chardonnay and try to dine there whenever we are in town."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Another pleasant dinning on our return! Veal medallions (with mushrooms, spinach and gnocci) were superb, however octopus on special was a little "overmarinated" and had no desired texture, just "mushi". Pinot Noir from Oregon, Wildwood, was excellent!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Once in a while you find a restaurant where you return over and over. Cafe Chardonnay is our "find". We have always enjoyed every meal and like to try different entrees whenever we go. The service is outstanding and the wine list is carefully created by Brian, the leading sommelier in the county. A real neighborhood gem!"
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "Never a disappointment in any way! Food, service ...terrific!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We had a wonderful time in the "birthday loft" at Cafe Chardonnay. The table was decorated with "Happy Birthday" confetti, and the wait staff was very attentive. The food was excellent-- from the Oysters Rockefeller to the delicious steaks and fine wine. The reservation system worked perfectly-- we were seated the moment we walked in."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Excellent find. We spent 5 days in Palm Beach and it was so good we had dinner there twice. Food and service were excellent."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Very good restaurant with an excellent reputaton.... We were greeted warmly and seated shortly atter arrival. Nice special listing and the staple items the menu. All prepared well and nicely presented.Service was very good.. We would go back."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "My wife and I were looking forward to celebrating a special occasion at Café Chardonnay. Our son recommended it. We were seated very quickly upon arrival. The reception area was very crowded. Our table had some "Birthday Glitter" sprinkled on the tablecloth--nice touch! The food and service absolutely met our expectation. Our server, Tom, was truly outstanding. The food preparation was well above average. The portion size, for the pricing, was not overly generous but acceptable. The tables are tightly packed in and too close to each other to allow for private, quiet conversation. The noise level is very loud. Even the wait staff had to squeeze around the chairs to get to the diners. This takes a lot away from the overall ambience."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Went to Chardonnay for my wife's birthday. place was busy and packed. our reservation was honored with no wait. Service was perfect. perfect. We had Scallops and seafood salad for appetizers. They were delicious. presented with real eye appeal and great taste. Flounder special with artichokes was fantantic. Tasted great. Macadamia crusted yellowtail is a winner. Coffee was delicious as well. Great wine list try the Duckhorn Chardonnay. Compliments to the owner's who were on the floor and making sure all was done to the highest standard."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "An enjoyable evening with four friends - all were happy the food, service and wine were great"
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "The food and service is always wonderful. What more needs to be said?"
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "30 minute drive from Boca and worth every minute. This restaurant does everything right. It welcomes you, embraces you and never stops caring for you. The food is DELICIOUS, the service is perfection(Jim is amazing) and the experience is unforgettable. This is a MUST dinner all around."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "Reservations honored and on time. good wine selection."
    Dined on 3/24/2014
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "Plenty lively. a little pricey,but well worth it. Great atmosphere. Quality meal."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "unrealistically pricey - can't afford it more often than once every year or two."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "As usual everything was great, gave us round table That I requested, service very good and food Outstanding"
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "Great food. Excellent service. Takes reservations. All good."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Interesting menu Great food,Chef knows how to cook and prepare food and menu. Great service Was treated like a king.Always was and will continue to be one of my favorite restaurants. The waiter knows who to serve it customers, a rare thing in Florida."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "We visit Cafe Chardnnay several times a season and always find the food to be excellent. This past vist on March 21, we had reservations for 4 at 7:45. We lingered too long over cocktails at home and did not arrive until 8:05 but our table was waiting despite the fact that the resauarant was busy. Service is usually warm and professional, although our waiter this past evening was efficient but not engaged. Also we were seated upstairs which is less atmospheric (although quieter) than downstairs. Overall, you can't go wrong with Cafe Chardonnay for a slightly upscale dinner experience."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "This fine eatery has been open for many many years and deservedly so. It is consistently a wonderful dining experience. The staff is always well trained and the food is always very good. In fact, this restaurant continues to just get better and better. It is in a convenient location, but even if it weren't it would be well worth the drive. Some menu items have remained over the years which is quite nice, but there are always new and inventive selections to choose from. The wine selection is always diverse and therefore appealing to a wide variety of palates."
    Dined on 3/3/2014
  • "We have been eating here for many years. No matter what we order, we do so with the knowledge that it will be prepared well and it will be the same as the last visit."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "The lamb was fabulous! We will return for another round before our visits over."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Has been around for many years, but always a very good meal with attentive service. A little more pricey than most of the local restaurants. A nice place for special occasions."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "The quality of the food was average and the prices were very high. he meal was let down by the service. Our bottle of Sparkling Water was put in a wine cooler two tables away. The server reached over during the meal to take away an empty plate; there was plenty of room to do this from the appropriate side. Starter plates were not taken away before the main dishes arrived - dreadful. Will not return"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Busy, but the food was great. Excellent waiter, who took changes to our orders in stride."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Perfect from start to finish. Great menu and great waitrss. She was warm and very efficient. The food is outstanding from the presentation to the taste. Service was smooth and not rushed. Desset was beautiful as well as fun and delish! Lunch was perfect."
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "Café Chardonnay is one of the best restaurants in Palm Beach Gardens. I have been there several times with friends during the past four weeks and not one of us has been disappointed with the quality of the food. As a matter of fact, several of my guests from New York City, compared this restaurant to some of the finer ones back home. Prices are higher than the other restaurants in this area, but if one wants to impress guests or family with fine dining this is the place to go."
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "We had our first experience at Cafe Chardonnay and completely enjoyed it. The food was delicious, very gourmet, at a reasonable price, the ambiance was special and the service efficient and friendly. We will definitely come back !"
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "This is my girlfriend's and my favorate place for special occasions."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "The ginger coated hog snapper was the best fish I have eaten in a long time. Perfect service. Quiet at 6:30. Loud at 7:30."
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "A little noisy during the peak, but that is to be expected on a Saturday night. Our server, Linda, did an outstanding job. The food was excellent and we had plenty to eat. One of the best restaurants ever."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Everything was excellent from the time you walked in. Bar was busy but noisy. Table location was excellent with plenty of space between tables. Service and food was very good."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Another remarkably good dinner! Ribeye and grilled veal chop were cooked to perfection, big portions too. Great selection of wines in reasonable price range. Overall, expensive but worth it."
    Dined on 3/7/2014