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About Racks Downtown Eatery + Tavern

This restaurant reinvigorates Boca Raton’s Mizner park dining scene with lively ambiance, striking interiors and a chef-driven American menu presented by award-winning celebrity chef Matthew Danaher. Restaurateur Gary Rack’s newest dining destination debuted in June 2010 after nearly $4 million in renovations, including eye-catching décor elements by Karen Hanlon and a chic indoor/outdoor bar and lounge area, perfect for game-watching or smoking a cigar. Grab a power lunch, enjoy “farm-to-table” dinner options, or grab cocktails and mingle. Lunch and dinner served daily. Happy Hour is daily from 4 – 7 p.m. and features a delightful Happy Hour menu, 50% off happy hour liquors & wines by the glass, $4 draft beers. Also featuring Sunday Funday Brunch at 10:30 with bottomless mimosas and mary's and a pop up concept Rooster fans will love!

402 Plaza Real, Mizner Park
Mizner Park
Boca Raton, FL 33432
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Sushi, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Sunday: (12:00 PM - 3 Dinner– 10:00 pm)
Monday: (12:00 PM – 10:00 pm)
Tuesday: (12:00 PM – 10:00 pm)
Wednesday: (12:00 PM – 10:00 pm)
Thursday: (12:00 PM – 10:00 pm)
Friday: (12:00 PM – 11:00 pm, Bar open until Midnight)
Saturday: (12:00 PM – 11:00 pm, Bar open until Midnight)

Cross Street:
Federal Hwy @ NE 2nd St, one block North of Palmetto in Mizner Park

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(561) 395-1662

Website:
http://www.racksboca.com/

Catering:
We will try to accommodate any/all catering inquires

Parking Details:
On street, public garage or Valet parking $5

Executive Chef:
Matthew Danaher

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We can accommodate any special events requests;
Personalized menu
Seating layout to your liking
from creative to the day of, we will accommodate your every request to make the event special

Specials

Double Points Tuesday's!

Tuesdays from 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

HAPPY HOUR- EVERY day of the week!

Special valid Nov 4, 2017 - Mar 4, 2018 all week from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

"The Best Ladies Night In Boca" - Boca Mag

Thursdays from 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Specials

Double Points Tuesday's!

Tuesdays from 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Details

Double Points for GR Loyalty members ever Tuesday open to close. Excludes Tax and Tip. Special valid Nov 4, 2017 - Mar 4, 2018 on Tuesdays from 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM.

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Open 12 noon - 9pm. Make your reservation today featuring a limited version of our regular menu with something for everyone.

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

Open 1pm - 9pm. Make your reservation today featuring a limited version of our regular menu. Celebrate with us!

HAPPY HOUR- EVERY day of the week!

Special valid Nov 4, 2017 - Mar 4, 2018 all week from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Details

Limited Happy Hour Menu with 50% off House Wine / Well Drinks / and Selected Draft Beer This special excludes tax and tip. Excludes Tax and Tip. 1st come, 1st enjoy!. Special valid Nov 4, 2017 - Mar 4, 2018 all week from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM.

"The Best Ladies Night In Boca" - Boca Mag

Thursdays from 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Details

Ladies Complementary Well Drink / House Wines / Select Draft Beer Half off Apps ( Including Raw Bar / Except Stones ). Pair it with out {Happy Hour Menu} and you'll have a great night!. Excludes Tax and Tip. First come, first serve. Hurry in!. Special valid Nov 4, 2017 - Mar 4, 2018 on Thursdays from 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM.

Racks Downtown Eatery + Tavern Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (11)
Casual (9)
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Fit for Foodies (8)
Good for Groups (8)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Fun (8)
Hot Spot (7)
Great for Outdoor Dining (7)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Business Meals (6)
People Watching (6)
Special Occasion (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Good for Anniversaries (5)
Bar Seating (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Romantic (4)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Cozy (2)
Healthy (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Quiet Conversation (1)
Scenic View (1)
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 (Atlanta)·Dined a day ago

Awesome Thanksgiving dinner!

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 (Miami)·Dined 6 days ago

We had a little delay on of the orders and manager imeditatly apologized and bought us an amazing desert. Very much appreciated

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Sushi was great and our waiter was fantastic! We got stuck sitting outside down the alley in the corner where we couldn’t see anything, but besides that everything was great.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Romantic, Fun, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, People Watching, Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We chose this restaurant mistakenly due to the pictures posted under OT menus for this rest.. Unfortunately most of those photos were discontinued and unavailable. Chicken pot pie, roared chicken.What we wound up with was not on our wish list, but the mgr. was nice so we stayed rather than leave. Service friendly...this is a gastropub. Unlike Creole style on Atlantic ave.

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Racks at Mizner has never dissapointed. Not to be mistaken for the one off Atlantic in Delray.
Thursday ladies nite (free drinks for the ladies) has a lively bar sceen.
Racks at Mizner is good anytime or day. Enjoy .

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Great for Outdoor Dining, People Watching, Quick Bite, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot
1 person found this review helpful.
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·Dined on November 7, 2017

Excellent food, ambiance and service is wonderful. Great place for lunch with business colleagues or friends and family.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Our party of 6 thoroughly enjoyed our Saturday night dinner. Our entrees included steak, grouper (amazing), and the special which was called Red Dragon or something...a deconstructed, tempura fried Maine lobster. Yum!

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 3, 2017

The food and service were quite nice as was the wine. Our server was very pleasant, knowledgeable, and attentive. Unfortunately sitting outside was a mistake. We sat in what appeared to be an alleyway and the volume of people passing through made our meal less than comfortable. A barrier or separation between the outdoor tables and the pedestrians would improve this area.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 30, 2017

always good,never lets us down,good confort foodgreat onion soup

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 29, 2017

We chose to go here after reading the reviews.
It was a quiet Sunday late afternoon.
Our experience was nothing great. We were seated outdoors which we requested. The cushions on the bench side need to be fluffed up. We couldn't reach the table. There were 2 guests with their dogs which barked at other dogs and people as they walked by

Food was OK- a bit pricey for what was served. They have a Happy Hour daily. Might try it again JUST for Happy Hour

Tags: Happy Hour, People Watching
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

We arrived just as Happy Hour was closing and the place was packed. Initially, we were concerned at the speed of service but as soon as the Happy Hour guests began to leave, the bar caught up and the rest of our service experience was great. The food was good, with all bases covered to keep a family of 5 satisfied. We had a good family night out and will be back.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Happy Hour, Fun
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·Dined on October 26, 2017

The service was great and most of the food was good. The fussili buco carbonara was disappointing.

Tags: Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Victor was our server and he was very attentive and offered excellent! Service

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Cory our waiter was amazing. Thank you Cory. The food was amazing over all. Can’t wait to go back. The only thing wrong as that I wanted so much from the menu and couldn’t decide.

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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Birthday And the service wasn’t the best is a little slow to get drinks on the beginning and to find the waiter but once he came over he was great

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·Dined on October 7, 2017

Racks was an excellent choice for our daughter's birthday dinner. The manager, J.K., came over to our table to make sure that all was good. Everybody's dinner came out perfect and delicious. I recommend the filet mignon. It was grass fed and cooked to perfection. My husband really loved the ice cream sandwich dessert. My husband even met Gary Rack, the owner, and found him to be quite a gentleman. We will be back

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Great food. Excellent service.
Can be extremely loud.

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Food is always delicious. Great deals for happy hour!

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 (Brazil)·Dined on September 29, 2017

My waiter barely came in the table and every time We wanted to order a drink I had to wait for sooo long.
Slowww service

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 (Miami)·Dined on September 25, 2017

My wife found this gem a few months ago for a ladies night when we moved here, and we eat here 2-3 times a month, we love the eclectic setting with the ropes for chandeliers. Complimentary drinks for ladies on Thursday’s? Great date night.... Service is always on point and friendly. Not a serious setting, very casual experience for a midweek dinner or happy hour. They had just changed the menu when we found the place, so it was nice, felt like a fresh start or a new restaurant. Lunch is nice and quiet with a sushi selection and a few sandwiches. Dinner is a nice dimly lit ambiance with a quiet crowd, but an amazing steak selection. Being a meat eater I must say the price for quality is worth the $$. My wife loves the wonton soup, all their sushi. It’s hard to find a good place with sushi, but I was here with clients and sat at the sushi bar for lunch and got to watch the chef prepare the fish for the day. Nothing frozen. Oysters, hamachi, tuna, salmon you name it. I was grilling the sushi chef Matt the entire time. All in all, a fantastic establishment that seems to be very well run by men in white shirts and black ties. Always checking to make sure we are enjoying ourselves. It is a must for the South Florida visitor.

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 (Miami)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Nice place. Unique decor. Food and service was good.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Fun
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Small portions but tasty food. Service was great. Noisy on a Saturday night. Big Bar.

Tags: Fun
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 19, 2017

I received an email from OpenTable indicating that I did not honor my reservation. I did honor my reservation and had dinner at racks as reserved and have a receipt in order to verify that fact. When I received notice that I didn't honor my reservation your app did not allow me the opportunity to set the record straight. It is to be noted that I did check in under the name given for the reservation and I am very confused as to why this is happening
I would like my account to be straightened out and the points which I earned to be applied. This is the second time that I have had this problem with Racks.

Tags: Fun
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Overall the restaurant is really beautiful, comfortable and nicely laid out. The bar has a warm feeling and the restaurant is lively which is great. There is definitely good structure within the brand and a nice culinary representation. The service was great and the food was perfect!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 4, 2017

Great food and service

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 2, 2017

Food was exceptional. The wood fired pizzas were excellent, the sushi was delicious, and the ($1) oysters were exquisite. Service was a bit sluggish, which we felt with three young kids who became increasingly restless.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Food was good. Service was excellent. Our waiter explained all the dishes as well as the ingredients as 1 of us had allergies. He was very pleasant and patient. Made for a very enjoyable evening, would definitely come back.

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual, Fun
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·Dined on July 27, 2017

Our staff was very accommodating and pleasant. Everyone had a great time for our after work happy hour. Food was delicious.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Casual, Fun
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 25, 2017

Great food and drinks at Racks. The Tuna Tacos are awesome. They actually create a large "potato chip" to use as the taco shell. Great presentation and the bartenders are very attentive!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 8, 2017

The food used to be better, now they are skimping. The service was terrible. I'm embarrassed to recommend this restaurant now. It was much better in the past.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Outstanding quality of their food is ever present. The trout almondine is always amazing, and even the matzo ball soup was incredible. Considering the varied types of food that you can get at this restaurant, steak, seafood, Pizza, sushi hamburgers, French onion soup, it's quite fascinating that they do each of these items wonderfully. Enjoy!

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 (Miami)·Dined on June 30, 2017

Great accomodation

Tags: Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 25, 2017

Have had lunch here with my husband very regularly and have always enjoyed. Dined this past Sunday evening (group of 5) prior to concert at Mizner. Unfortunately, the portions were undersized, and the wait staff was understaffed and overwhelmed. Too much stress in what should have been a seamless evening. Would not return for a pre-concert event.

Tags: Bar Seating, Great for Lunch
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 25, 2017

Great food and atmosphere

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 23, 2017

The staff is totally unprofessional and does not understand customer service or how to tell the truth.
We called the restaurant at 9:50 pm to make sure that it was going to be serving at 10:00 pm which the hostess on the phone confirmed and told us to come over.
We arrived and the hostess acted as if she didn't answer the call. The manager came out to talk to us and tried to explain that the kitchen was closed and tried to tell us that we were confused about the restaurant hours. The manager offered us a free appetizer for our troubles after we drove over and paid for parking. Total amateur handling of the situation. We eat at Racks all the time and really enjoy the food but I am not sure I can go back after being treated so poorly.
Never call your customer a liar and make sure the customer leaves happy no matter what.

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 (Miami)·Dined on June 23, 2017

The a/c was broken. They should have closed the restaurant or at least disclosed that the a/c was broken when I made reservation. Or when we complained about sweating during dinner, comped something our bill.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Second Time I have been there and second time we waited over an hour for our food. Salads and burgers shouldn't take that long. Last time excuse was no GM. Not sure what excuse was tonight

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 (Miami)·Dined on June 18, 2017

We had an 11:30 reservation and we waited 50 minutes for our food. We had 3 small kids so this seemed like a lifetime. No one explained or apologized. We asked the server twice and they just kept saying we were up next. When my meal came it was cold. The manager should have taken ownership and at least come over and apologized. Our server knew we were not happy and when I asked why it took so long, he said I have no response for you. Not a good experience.

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 (Miami)·Dined on June 16, 2017

Usually pretty good but disappointing this time. Food was way average. Oysters were not great. Skirt steak was bland. For the money could've gone to more upscale seafood or steakhouse and gotten much better meal for same $. Eaten there at least a dozen times over the years but probably done going there for anything other than a business lunch...

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 (Miami)·Dined on June 9, 2017

Food always delicious. Always pricey but good portion too.

Tags: People Watching, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Hot Spot
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