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“Excellent, flavorful fresh food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Darbster

Darbster
8020 S. Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach, FL 33405
561-586-2622
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Ranked #17 of 534 Restaurants in West Palm Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $18
Cuisines: American, Vegetarian, Vegan
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Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Vegan Bistro on the waterway serving a mix of innovative vegan dishes such as palm cakes along with favorites like enchiladas and mac & cheese. Salads and raw items as well. Serves beer and wine. Dog friendly. Dinner served Wed-Sun, lunch on Sat-Sun. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Wed-Fri 5-10pm, Sat 1pm-10pm, Sun 11am-10pm, Mon-Tue closed.
Lantana, Florida
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
“Excellent, flavorful fresh food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

What a great find. So tired of the same old South Florida fare. This restaurant has the most amazing entrees and appetizers. Totally vegan- incredible flavors. Imagine crispy calamari that is actually mushrooms- with same flavor and texture. Their french fries are fabulus. You can't go wrong with any of the nightly specials. Good wines and service. Friendly atmosphere and great food!

  • Visited August 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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164 reviews 164 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 49 cities Reviews in 49 cities
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
“flavorful vegan fare!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011

Went to Darbster with my husband and 2 kids- ages 6 and 9. We were very excited to try this totally vegan restaurant because there is nothing like this in our own home town. We started with the "chicken" wings appetizer. they were served hot and crispy- but the best part of the dish was the fresh made dipping ranch- so creamy and flavorful! Kids had the mini "burgers" and fries- both were yummy and the kids ate every bite. i had the chicken and lettuce wrap that was tossed in a peanut-y dressing. it tasted great and was very filling. for dessert, we actually tried 3 different things! the raw chocolate brownie was super sweet. the chocolate cake was very rich and dense and yummy. the coconut cream pie left something to be desired. over all, we loved darbster and the little outdoor courtyard that we were seated in. the staff was very friendly- and even gave us organic doggie treats to take home to our puppy's back home!

  • Visited April 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Orange, CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Dreamy!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2011

Vegan, Vegetarian, whatever...the food here is the BEST I have ever eaten! It is upscale casual, not pretentious, but perfect on our road trip from the Keys to Jax. I am so glad that we sought it out...through TripAdvisor! Try the Chick'n Francaise! I'm still dreaming about it!

  • Visited July 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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West Palm Beach FL
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Amazing vegetarian / vegan / healthy YUMMY food & casual ambience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

Even my kids love their "chikn" nuggets. The service is friendly, the atmosphere is laid back, and as scary as it might seem to some... the food is awesome. Don't be afraid to try their vegan desserts, they're amazing! The palm cake is incredible! I can't express my thanks enough to the owners, chef and staff for bringing a high quality, easy going WONDERFUL restaurant that caters to the vegetarian, vegan, or those just seeking to eat healthier with fantastic flavors, like myself. They also have gluten free beer... THANK YOU!

  • Visited June 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ridgefield, CT
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Delicious vegetarian food, outdoor dining, live music at brunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2011

Darbster is a delightful oasis in West Palm Beach, offering tasty food that satisfies both vegetarian/vegans and omnivores. Everything served is fresh, nourishing and stylishly prepared, appropriate for the young, upscale crowd that drops by. Especially fun is brunch on Sundays, when one can sit outdoors (OK to bring your dog, by the way - pet friendly!) and listen to excellent folk music while enjoying a delicious meal and sipping a terrific Bloody Mary or chilled organic white wine. A place to relax and unwind -- and dine !!!

  • Visited May 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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