Known for its scenic beaches and championship golf courses, Jupiter is also gaining ground for its stellar dining scene. Stop by any one of these five local lunch spots and you just might end up dining beside a resident golf legend like Jack Nicklaus or Tiger Woods.
Painted skeletons and Day of the Dead decor brighten the walls of this bustling Mexican eatery. Brisket burritos, flaky duck confit–stuffed empanadas, and house-made guacamole complement the expansive cocktail menu.
Our Pick: Carnitas (pork) enchiladas smothered in Chihuahua cheese and a Smoked Old Fashioned for sips.
Calaveras Cantina | 125 Dockside Circle | 561-320-9661
Golfers and boaters frequent this popular Riverwalk spot for its raw bar bites and Sushi Mike’s handcrafted rolls. Dine on the outdoor patio overlooking the marina or inside, where the staff is friendly and never pushy.
Our Pick: A Maine lobster roll and a spicy Bloody Mary.
Dive Bar | 318 South U.S. Hwy. 1 | 561-747-4767
Hampton Forks Kitchen & Table
Outside, Hampton Forks is strip-mall nondescript, but the throngs of locals pushing through the glass door signal something special. Caterer Chris Marshall specializes in gourmet-to-go cuisine, and the customizable sandwich and salad lunch boxes make perfect picnic fare.
Our Pick: The ham and annatto roast pork Cuban sandwich topped with Gruyere cheese and Dijon mustard.
Hampton Forks Kitchen & Table | 185 E. Indiantown Rd. | 631-276-1197
This Tequesta seafood eatery is famous for its pan-seared jumbo lump crab cakes, which, at lunchtime, are served on a brioche bun with caper remoulade and hand-cut fries.
Our Pick: The crab cake sandwich, naturally, and the Kai Kai salad made with fresh offerings from the Indiantown farm for which the dish is named.
Ocean Bleu | 566 U.S. Hwy. 1 | 561-406-2552
This health-conscious restaurant turns out unfussy, comfort classics with an emphasis on hearty sandwiches and wraps. During season, reservations are a must.
Our Pick: A Delmonico steak sandwich on a crusty hoagie with lettuce, tomato, and onion and a side of horseradish cream sauce.
Tabica Grill | 901 W. Indiantown Rd. | 561-747-0108