Ta-Boo

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601 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
Ta-Boo is an institution in Palm Beach, a legacy of tradition and a notable history. It embodies the classic ambience of a private club: burnished old wood, elegant fireplace, an expansive bar that is a tradition in and of itself. It's hard to think of this Worth Avenue gem as a " Bistro," but that’s what it is. The formula is a successful one; after all, Ta-Boo is one of the grand dames of the avenue dining experience. But calling Ta-boo a bistro is like referring to Chateau Margaux as a "Winery." There is something special-- a tried and true aura about the place.
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.7
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Noise · Quiet
93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic! A must stop when in Palm Beach! Have been several times and always have a great experience. I recommend the chicken and brie sandwich for lunch and the pear pizza for a dinner/appetizer!

BB
New England
11 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice ambience, good food and excellent service

JS
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a perfect experience at Ta-Boo! Our waiter was so lovely and helpful and made the best suggestions. My husband ordered the deviled eggs and chopped steak and I enjoyed the pre-fix $39 (which is the best deal in PB). I had the lobster bisque, the pork chop and finished with the specialty Ta-Boo dessert. Everything was cooked perfectly and again the waiter really made our experience fantastic!

MK
Miami
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Six friends to celebrate a birthday. They were kind enough to give us a lovely round table in a corner- perfect.

r
Miami
14 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

lets hope this legend continues forever. everything was just great. haven't been there for quite some time.
can't wait to return

M
Miami
8 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exquisite! Old school Palm Beach at it's new best. Now new constant local customers.

JR
Naples
11 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent niche boutique restaurant on Worth Ave. I brought in a business party of 8 guests and we were all very impressed with the ambiance, food and service. I had the brie and pear pizza and I'll crave it now until I am able to visit again! Upscale & Lovely & a Must!

k
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Service was fabulous!
Ambiance was lovely.
Food was wonderful.

OT
Atlantic City
4 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went there for my birthday and couldn’t have been happier with the food, service, and overall ambiance of Taboo... a must if in Palm Beach area.

N
Miami
37 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, delicious food and fantastic service. Best burger ever!!

OT
New England
3 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2019
Overall2food3service3ambience1

We arrived with a reservation for 8:45pm and there was no one to greet us at the door, so we had to make our way to the back to find someone. The service started off okay once seated. The Shrimp and Crab salad was delicious with a tasty dressing and generous pieces of crab .
I asked the waitress if the margarita pizza was served with red sauce and she said Yes. We ordered the pizza and there was no red sauce on it and it was dry. When I showed her the pizza, she responded that it usually comes with red sauce and that the kitchen was closed. She still allowed us to order a regular pizza but it would have been nice if she communicated 15 min prior to the kitchen closing, so we could order dessert as we had planned. Overall, I would probably come back but perhaps for lunch next time.

S
Tampa
69 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Very old guard Palm Beach. Food reminds you of dishes from a bye gone era that is fun to revisit. Classic 40's interior resembles the "Boom Boom Room" of jungle visions.

OT
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always Awesome

s
Miami
22 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A dining pleasure. We even "lucked out" with the price fixed dinner that had great selections at a great price.
We save this restaurant for Special Occasions and are never disappointed.
Great server which adds to the enjoyment of the dining experience.

OT
Miami
76 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

We will be Back

OT
Orlando
40 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful restaurant my wife and I never miss dining there everytime we visit West Palm Beach when we visit from Scotland

B
Miami
8 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always excellent service with courteous and charming wait-staff. The food is always superb. In the 5 years that we have been regular diners there never has been a disappointment.

MP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cool little throwback place hidden in the middle of the upscale shopping district

h
Miami
28 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, as always.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was terrific as I expected!!!

TS
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Taboo never disappoints. this time I brought visitors who were on business. we had a lovely meal and then walked worth avenue. just the right flavor for Palm Beach.

JD
New England
12 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Attentive staff, food was very fresh. Cocktails refreshing. Valet parking is helpful. Would definitely revisit and order the steak salad again.

CT
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome experience! We dined in the ‘Jungle Room.’ The ambiance was great and the food (and variety of it) was even better! Also, Sally was superb! She engaged with us personally, injected some humor, while delivering drinks and food on schedule. A party of six, we even added a party of two halfway into our meal and she folded them in as if they had been there all along!

We have shared our excellent experience with others and will definitely return to Ta-boo!

BS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Taboo is always a great choice. Each visit better than the last.

MR
Miami
7 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Varied menu, there is something for every taste. The food is generally simple but pretty good, specially for brunch or lunch. Our server was very good and professional

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous! Can't wait to go back. Yes, there is a reason for its perpetual high ratings.

F
Charleston
9 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful lunch with the girls at Palm Beach’s most iconic restaurant .

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Virtually everything about this restaurant is great. The food was amazing, the service was awesome, great sized portions and pretty reasonable prices, and I’m not sure I’ve been to a restaurant that so thoroughly nailed the ambiance through the decor, music, etc. Definitely one of the best restaurants in palm beach

w
Miami
7 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Friends wanted to try the restaurants summer prixe fix menu. Food was very good. Nice size portions and great service. Thoroughly enjoyed it. They had a piano player as well which added to the abidance.

V
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, atmosphere and service were great! The food was reasonably priced.

S
Charleston
24 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Always consistent with their food ... Great for Lunch or Dinner

MH
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Placed a reservation on OpenTable because my sister's boyfriend was planning on proposing on Worth Ave that night. I wrote in the comments that it was my sister's birthday, but we would also be celebrating a surprise engagement. I also asked to be seated in a specific room (if possible). They were so accommodating and made sure there was a reserved table in the room we requested. The service was phenomenal and the food was delicious. I would give this restaurant 10 stars if I could. Such a beautiful evening.

e
Miami
21 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our grad daughters graduation from university of Texas. Went to TaBoo after church for Sunday Brunch. Wonderful food and ambiance. Quiet also!. Normally go for dinner but brunch is wonderful.

M
Miami
16 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

It is always very good ... the food was not as good as usual and the service a little bit
slower but overall good .

AS
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sophisticated setting, friendly atmosphere, very good food and attentive service.

g
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is so special. Great happy hour and two very different vibes from the front room to the back rooms. Elegant without being stuffy. Lovely live piano as background music. The summer prix fixe is a great value with a choice of app, entree and dessert for $39 (with some upcharge for a few items such as steak). Will definitely be back!

S
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always has been and still is an overall wonderful go to resturant.

AR
Dallas
145 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Legendary Worth Avenue spot. Consistently delivers quality food. Sit at the bar for best experience. Dining room is quiet and the service sometimes is slow for drinks.

a
Miami
17 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Taboo is an old reliable favorite. Good food, excellent service - can be noisy when there is a crowd. Never disappoints!

OT
Savannah
16 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The veal was out of this world! Beautiful atmosphere and wonderful service