Buccan

4.8
2019 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Miami
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

The best place things was waiter Francesco - friendly, good suggestions, right and timely jokes. Ordered 5 small plates to share - a little too much... Raw tuna was great, spicy pork taco as well. But then we started to taste the same spice and vinegar in all dishes. But watermelon martinis helped!

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D
Los Angeles
20 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and service! Our waiter, Jose, went beyond the call of duty to make sure that we had a delicious meal with fabulous service. His suggestions were spot on, especially the tuna crisps appetizer, pork belly and the shrimp scampi. Otherwordly! By far the best restaurant in Palm Beach and probably South Florida. It’s noisy so not for a quiet intimate evening. But we loved the lively energy. It’s an exciting place to eat. Like a big party.

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r
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

This was the best meal we had in Palm Beach. Service is good, the only issue is noise level, and we were seated next to a boisterous table which became a nuisance as the evening progressed. However, everything we ordered was excellent; The sweet corn agnolotti is incredible. That's worth the trip alone.

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OM
Houston
9 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

The atmosphere was awesome. Great vibe and energetic. The drinks were fantastic and so was the service. The small bites were innovative. Would recommend.

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TK
Birmingham
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, charming restaurant. Would for sure go back. Great date spot and lovely area up front for a drink and/or date.

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JM
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We have been to Buccan about 5 x and each was amazing and the food never disappoints.. the service is stellar and love the vibe.

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LS
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Three words.
Sweet. Corn. Angilotti.
Fantastic meal. Great service. Must go.

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E
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

An amazing dining experience -- very inventive tapas style menu! Would have loved to try everything but each selection we chose (Octopus, snapper serviche, Brussel sprouts and squid ink orecchiette) was artfully presented and just as delicious as it was beautiful. In order to catch a flight we made an early dinner reservation and had impeccable service and easy conversation. Will be top on our list when we return to PB!

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c
Philadelphia
40 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Flavorful and interesting choices from beginning to end. Snapper was outstanding ( stew style) as was the orrechiete and sausage. Nicely made drinks as well. Good servers with great attitude. Definitely a more interesting crowd than what you mostly see in the area. Only negative is that they seem to be having trouble adhering to reservation times but manager more than made up for it. Will definitely return.

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DG
New England
9 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Love this restaurant. Consistently inventive and very delicious. Excellent service. Not a quiet and romantic spot but a very fun Palm Beach vibe with food and wine that is always fantastic.

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n
Western NC
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Unreal...every time.

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OT
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Birthday dinner.. outstanding food and always a treat!

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n
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Festive and eclectic! Lots of Bites to choose from. Always jammed!

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c
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome food, awesome waiter.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

everything was amazing

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F
London
3 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service was great and food was delicious!! I loved the Kale salad with pine nuts!

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h
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always fantastic!

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D
Miami
12 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and superb service from Jonathan! Great birthday celebration for my husband.

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J
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Our server, Yvonne, was so personable and knowledgable. Everyone who worked there was really on top of their game, very attentive. The food was really great. Especially liked the Squid ink orecchiette and the pork belly. Love that the menu changes frequently so there is always something new to look forward to.

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SM
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

So much fun...loved our server, watching the expediting team, hamachi tiradito & scampi crostini. Good wine by the glass program.

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OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My friends birthday and they made him feel so happy and special!

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V
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food and service were both great. A bit noisy but would definitely recommend

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MB
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Buccan is our favorite restaurant in Palm Beach. We actually went 3 times in one week on our last vacation. The food is fresh and light, seasoned perfectly, the service is exceptional. We just love it there-wish there was on in NYC.

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s
Naples
7 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome restaurant, great menu choices, very attentive staff!!

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JB
New York Area
76 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always BUCCAN never dissapoints, love the new additions to menu.

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OT
Miami
10 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Nous y allons toujours quand nous sommes en Floride!!! Succulent!!!! Lundi les bouteilles de vin sont à 50%... Mars 2019

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New England
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Best restaurant I have been to in a while

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SL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Although we had to wait almost 30 minutes past our reservation time, the food and service made up for it! We had an amazing waiter who gave us fantastic recommendations. Our favorite dishes were the brussel sprouts, short rib empanadas and tuna tartar.

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MG
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious and the service was exceptional!

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c
New England
14 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Really cool spot with creative dishes. Had Brussels sprout Caesar salad and tuna crudo. Both so fresh, tasty and yum. Then had the pork tacos w salsa verde. and the squid ink pasta dish. Tacos were nice and spicy w plenty of infused lime, cilantro and salsa verde . The pasta dish was delicious too. We loved the casual interior decor -Very open and inviting. Service was top notch. We got great wine recommendations. Not surprised it’s difficult to get a reservation here! Will be back. Maitre D here is on hands. He also covers restaurant next door...Imoto. Another great spot!!

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MD
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent so worth the trip food was great we had the best server, very knowledgeable- overall a great time

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OT
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous evening as usual. Scott was great, good was terrific. Thank you!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We are from New York, and I’m not sure if you can find a better meal there. A trip to Buccan is a can’t-miss opportunity if you are in the Palm Beach area.

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Philadelphia
20 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding as always!!

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London
6 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service.

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s
Philadelphia
23 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

Hamachi and samosas were very good, chicken was a little dry and the noise level was horrendous

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Just order the Sweet Corn Angliotti.

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M
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best service, food, atmosphere we found in Palm Beach.

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B
Miami
10 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food and service just outstanding. Place has a great vibe and far from Palm Beach stuffy. Can't wait to make a return visit!!

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Naples
25 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

As always food and service were spectacular (Michael was great)

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