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Buccan

4.8
1707 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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Buccan (pronounced boo-cahn) is a restaurant, bar and lounge in the heart of Palm Beach. The concept, conceived by acclaimed Miami Chef Clay Conley, is primarily a high-end bistro, featuring progressive American cuisine, in a casually sophisticated setting. The predominant characteristic of buccan's menu is a changing array of small plates - highlighting the use of superior ingredients and preparation - offering an adventurous and memorable dining experience.
Guests are welcome for a quick bite at the bar, a specialty cocktail in the lounge, or for a long, leisurely evening.



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Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation
M-Th: 4:00pm* - 10:00pm (bar open until 1:00am)
Fri: 4:00pm* - 11:00pm (bar open until 1:00am)
Sat: 5:00pm - 11:00pm (bar open until 1:00am)
Sun: 5:00pm until 10:00pm (bar open until 12:00am)



*happy hour until 7:00pm.
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Phone number
(561) 833-3450
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Clay Conley
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Australian Ave
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Parking details
Valet begins at 5:00pm every day. Street parking is available as well.
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Entertainment
DJ every friday night 9-1
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Special events & promotions
Every monday night 1/2 price on all wines by the bottle
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, Wine
What 1707 People Are Saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.8
food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.4
value
Noise · Moderate
97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

The food, staff and atmosphere are fantastic! Definitely a must if you are in West Palm Beach.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Francisco is the best

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

This is still by far and away the best restaurant in Palm Beach. It is the only restaurant with an imaginative interesting menu with dishes full of flavour and in my opinion the only one that comes close to deserving a Michelin Star.
My only tiny criticism, having eaten here 6 or 7 times is their needs to be more changing of the menu.

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

Great food and a fun menu. Norman provided great service and was very well versed on the menu. We will definitely go back the next time we are in Palm Beach.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

This was my second time at Buccan and it has been great both times. The menu is interesting but not so eclectic as to be intimidating. The service was great and the setting relaxed and casual. Highly recommend trying it.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Visited Buccan on Mother’s Day. We’ve been there many times and have always enjoyed the experience. We noticed several new items on the menu but we always stick with our tried and true entries. The service was very good. Our servers checked on us often but was not intrusive. Being a holiday evening, the restaurant was busy but the noise was not overpowering. We look for to another dining experience at Buccan

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

My second visit; took my kids who are foodies and we were all so happy. Steak tartare is the best anywhere! And the sweet corn agliotti deserves its reputation. Amazingly, we saved room for dessert and the shortcake and parfait were delicious. Already planning our next visit.

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5.0Dined on May 6, 2018

Very creative menu. It was fun to share small plates with lots of different tastes.

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5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Always great

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1.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Chaotic. Noisy.
Appetizers merely fair. We both ordered entree steak and side of broccolini. Steak was overwhelmingly salt. I felt myself swelling as I ate. My wife couldn’t finish one bite. Side vegetable was pure garlic and also inedible. Overpriced at $52 ( which I would have unflinchingly paid if it was good) Rubbed even more salt in the wound.

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5.0Dined on May 3, 2018

Delicious and inventive food! Love all the different tastes of the small plates. Great service too!

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4.0Dined on May 2, 2018

A lively and vibrant spot with friendly staff and good food!

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5.0Dined on May 2, 2018

Food was outstanding. Service was outstanding.

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5.0Dined on May 1, 2018

EXCELENTE COMIDA, MUY BUEN AMBIENTE Y ATENCIÓN.
UN CLÁSICO DE PALM BEACH.
LOS VINOS 50% OFF LOS LUNES, GRAN ATRACTIVO!!

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3.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Das Essen war hervorragend. Das grosse Problem war die lange Wartezeit bis wir endlich unseren Tisch erhielten, obwohl wir schon vor einigen Wochen reserviert hatten. Einmal an unserem Tisch war alles wirklich gut.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

Simple stated this is one of the best restaurants in Palm Beach County. I have friends who come into town on a regular basis and always insist on this being one of our dining stops. You will not be disappointed!

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

Only thing better than the ambiance, food, and service was my beautiful wife! Incredible food and overall experience across the board. My best friend, a prestigious exec chef in South Florida, recommended Buccan and he was spot on! Thank you all for the great experience. We’ll see you again shortly.

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5.0Dined on April 26, 2018

Our favorite restaurant! Great service, run extremely well! Only comment would be to change up the menu a bit more for people like us who come more frequently

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5.0Dined on April 25, 2018

Robert our server was amazing and attentive. All the dishes we tried (6 in total) were flavorful.
It was a bit loud for a Wednesday night, but overall we enjoyed our evening.

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Best restaurant in PB, easily. People talk of the scene.....that's actually an annoyance, even if true. The best, quite unique, meal for 30 miles each direction. Kudos

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

This was our second visit to Buccan. It was superb! Great service. Great food. The best duck I ever had.

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

Have the grilled octopus it’s amazing! Wonderful service!
We go often!!

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

Great food!!! Trust the server with their recs.

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

Food was outstanding, it was our first time there so we will go back to try other dishes

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

Consistently outstanding. Food combinations are blended exquisitely, service is excellence, wine list is robust.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Booked our reservation for my finances 30th birthday two weeks in advance. Our party arrived 10 minutes early for a 9:30 reservation, I had brought a cake as well early in the day. We were told on arrival it would be at our reservation time which we totally understood and that the table would be ready shortly. We did not sit down until 10:15 at a table on top of the kitchen at a high top. I could understand if we did not have a reservation.. but sitting on top of the kitchen at a barstool was not ideal.

The manager did bring out a few small plates for us to share - which all of the food was delicious and once our service began- was excellent.

Would of rather had an honest answer upfront than standing around for 45 minutes.
Great place for a group of people at an appropriate table.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

81st birthday

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Steve was a poor waiter. The first bad evening out of 20+ times here. The new dish, shrimp saginacki was not described fully. It had a lot of cilantro which I cannot tolerate. It was in a very acidic tomato sauce and the capers and cheese ,olives and grilling did not work for us. Too many contrasting flavors. The new crispy duck was good. Waiter took away my knife OP before I was finished. He brought the butter too late. Both knives had been removed. Snatched the check before my friend could put her card in. He is not the caliber of the others there. Very unpleasant, brusque.

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4.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Crazy busy so they do try to rush you -

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

A must visit every time we are in PB. So many outstanding dishes on the menu - it never gets old. Don’t miss the white asparagus soup.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Buccan is alway beyond delicious. The food was amazing and the service, excellent. The Tuna Crisps, Steak Tartare and the Stuffed Squash Blossoms appetizers were the rave at our table! Wonderful wine selection as well! Our waiter, Sebastian made amazing recommendations and provide us the best service! We’ll be back soon.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

We arrived late for our reservation, but the hostess was very friendly and accommodating. We ended up sitting in the bar room, and had a wonderful waiter. We had a delicious bottle of wine for 1/2 price (on Mondays), and delicious food. Love the mushroom pizza and brussels sprout Caesar. Great night!

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Really lovely experience despite the hookers at the bar. 2nd time I’ve been to Buccan that ladies of the evening were present. Yuck However, the food was great especially the duck with black rice. And the watermelon martini was delicious. I will say it is a very loud restaurant so be ready to try and talk above the din.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

I am a restaurant owner in NY and Miami. I want to congratulate the people behind Buccan!
Well done and I truly enjoyed everything. My server Scott was the absolute best!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Everything from them calling to confirm, the valet and even the bathroom attendant was amazing! The menu was soooo great- quaility! Fancy! Priced well. I can’t wait to go back and I drove 1.5 to go! Thank you buccan!

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

The food was as good as the service! We let our waiter order for us and we loved it.

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Super nice atmosphere and excellent food. Service was incredible.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

The food here is amazing, lots of unique fun choices so be adventurous. Our waiter, Steve, was attentive, helpful and clearly loves mixing with people, he made the evening that much better. It is exceptionally loud as it gets more crowded but the food and service makes it worth not having quiet conversation!

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Great food, great service! Can’t wait to go back and try some of the other dishes.

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3.0Dined on April 4, 2018

The place was good,
We have to wait 15 m so the can give us the table previously booked.
The decoration is nice and there were a lot of local people that is nice to see when you come from antoher country.
The service was good but the waiter brought us the bill when we did not ask for it , it seems that he want to go.

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