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32 East

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32 E Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444-3723 (Between Swinton and 1st)
+1 561-276-7868
17:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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97 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I have eaten here several times and have enjoyed myself each visit. Great location, right on the Avenue in Delray Beach. I strongly suggest the Stone Crab appetizer when they are in season (with Key Lime Mustard). As far as, Main Course: The Grouper, Mahi-Mahi, and Stripped Bass are great. They also prepare their Lamb nicely too. Desert, I suggest... More 

Thank SurfWriter1
32East, Owner at 32 East, responded to this review

Thank you for both your patronage and for posting such generous comments regarding our business. We work very hard to ensure that we please wonderful customers like you. Thank you for validating that we are accomplishing that goal. More 

Level Contributor
80 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We went here after a business meeting with some friends. We were treated like royalty. The food was ridiculously wonderful! We had the mushroom pizza, beet salad :) the tile fish and filet and they were all cooked to perfection! I highly recommend this place.

Thank GaCare
32East, Owner at 32 East, responded to this review

Your positive review of our restaurant pleases us deeply. In much the same way that general citizens want guests to their home for dinner to totally enjoy themselves, this is also the way we approach our business. We desire that everyone completely enjoy themselves every day and night of the year when they visit. Thank you for the kind remarks. More 

Sarasota, Florida
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965 reviews
681 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 452 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We always dine at 32 East one night when we are in Delray for the weekend. The service is excellent, the food is delicious and the cocktails (especially the Corpse Reviver!) are well worth a try. Consistently a good dining experience here - definitely a recommend :-)

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North Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Decent pizza appetizer. Crab cakes were ok. My steak was over cooked. The sides were eh. Nothing special. The bartender was nice and steered me to a good merlot. The vibe is cool and the location is great. Personally I wouldn't go out of my way to go back. This is my experience.

Thank mashugi
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Service was ok. Food just average. No changes allowed for combinations. Very over pticed for what you get.

Boca Raton, Florida
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260 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Since its opening, 32 East has become a mainstay and distinguished itself by its culinary excellence. Meat or seafood, the Chef and his staff always find new ways to please and excite our palate. Menu items are too many to mention, but once you taste a steak here, you will not go anywhere else.

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Delray Beach florida
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

If you want one fine dining experience while on vacation, this is the one to pick. Make your reservation a week in advance if you can and get ready for a treat equal to the best. The chef (owner) decides on the menu after morning shopping so you have the freshest Fruits & Vegetables.

Thank ajpersico
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79 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This was our second experience at the is restaurant, it exceeded our first visit last year. The food was great. My wife had a pork steak prepared like no other. The chef apparently has his own cut done for him by his butcher it is then grilled it like a steak. I wish I could have eaten it, sadly I... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We loved our experience at this restaurant. There was a wonderful selection of fresh fish and the wine list was quite extensive. I had the salmon tartare followed by the tilefish which was simply excellent. One person at our table had their signature pork dish and raved about it. A must go to restaurant in the Delray Beach area.

Thank LNGOttawa
Rockville, Maryland
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Visited Saturday night 11/4/16 and was quite impressed. The bar tenders were friendly and on point, even introducing themselves with a handshake. We were then seated outside for our 7:30 reservation and the service continued to shine. Adrienne?, our server, was warm and attentive without being overbearing. We were not rushed. While not inexpensive, the portions were large for a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 E Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444-3723
    (Between Swinton and 1st)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Delray Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 561-276-7868
Thirty Two East opened in 1996 on the site of an old auction house in Delray Beach’s Historic Neighborhood. It was met with instant critical success and has continued to be identified with a distinctive yet approachable menu. 32 East generates a vibrant atmosphere for savoring delicious food, attracting savvy guests and exceptional critical reviews. Chef John Thomas continues in 32 East’s lineage of contemporary American style while innovating with a novel approach all his own. His menu changes daily to accommodate only the freshest seasonal ingredients from around the country. A full service bar and award-winning wine list complement the dining experience.

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