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Waterway Cafe

2300 Pga Blvd, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410-3599
+1 561-694-1700
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood gumbo” (17 reviews)
“fish dip” (12 reviews)
“salad” (65 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2300 Pga Blvd, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410-3599
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went out last night for a quick bite with my wife and daughter. Had the conch soup and it was great. Also had the steak Gorgonzola salad for my dinner. Great place for dinner with a view. We sat along the intercostal and watched the...More

Thank chriskK697IL
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I must say dont come after 1130. I was very disappointed in the brunch. Eggs Benedict were cold so was the French toast. I had to ask the hostess for a plate. Also, no one was stocking the desert trays. Beautiful location just disappointed that...More

Thank lieb1951
Richard G, Owner at Waterway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Lieb, Brunch is extremely busy however there is no excuse for what you experienced on the day of your visit. I can assure you, this review will be discussed during our next staff meeting. Your patronage is important to us, and I want every...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I had dinner here last night. It was recommended to us! Our server (gabby) was terrific, and so was the ocean view! It's unfortunate--my husbands food (clam cakes) arrived cold--so cold it was sent back. I had the steak salad--The steak was...More

Thank Carolyn M
Richard G, General Manager at Waterway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Carolyn, I thank you for the kind remarks regarding our service. We strive to provide great service and food as well. I must sincerely apologize on behalf my staff and me for falling short regarding your entrees. It is unusual for us. I invite...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We watched boats go under the drawbridge as the sun went down. Great conch fritters for an appetizer. The scallop dish is excellent. The place is large but with sections that give it a small feel. Would go back !

Thank stantenn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Group of friends had a late afternoon lunch during the live music set. Singer/musician was great and played a broad range of music that encouraged many dancers within the crowd to get up and step it up!! They became as entertaining as the musician. Food...More

Thank JHallyO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on St. Patrick's day. Corned beef was great. So were salads, and the burgers. The tiki bar was full. Plenty of seating under umbrellas.

Thank Margaret D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon arriving in the Palm Beach area for the month of March, searching for restaurants with waterway views was a priority. We definitely found a gem with the Waterway Cafe. The location is absolotely perfect with one of the best intercoastal views in the area....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view by the water and customer service were good. I believe the prices are too high and wouldn’t go again.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome setting along the Inter-Coastal water way. We got to see some huge yachts go under the drawbridge as we sat out on the patio deck. The food was good but a bit pricey though one of us had a dish with Maine lobster in...More

Thank Kirk E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A really fun place to be on a sunny Sunday afternoon! Lots to see boats coming and going, right next to the PGA bridge. Food is just good fun food no gourmet here but that’s not why you would come!More

Thank Rosemary G
Richard G, General Manager at Waterway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Rosemary, Thank you for the kind words about Waterway Cafe. Although our entree selection might not be considered gourmet by some people, we do have several amazing dishes on the menu such as our, Seafood Gumbo, Panko Crusted Dijon Salmon, and Sesame Seared Ahi...More

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Ed H
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Response from Sherri V | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. We are non-smokers. Didn't notice.
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Response from Barbara T | Reviewed this property |
Whoops!! So sorry... it is closed:( Yet... open for the annual Christmas boat parade!! Google it for a preview (west Palm Beach Christmas Boat Parade pictures). 🎉
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 10:00 AM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2300 Pga Blvd, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410-3599
    (Prosperity Farms)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palm Beach Gardens
  • Phone Number: +1 561-694-1700
  • E-mail
The Waterway Cafe is a South Florida tradition in waterfront dining since 1986, and the most popular restaurant in the Palm Beaches. Featuring an exciting menu of fresh seafood, steak, chicken, pasta, custom-made pizza entrees and fabulous desserts. Join us for an evening of great food, lively entertainment (Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings) and refreshing tropical drinks on the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway.
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