Named "Best New Bar" in Palm Beach County in 2010 by Broward- Palm Beach New Times, The Lodge Beer & Grill plies patrons with a delicious menu amongst rustic log cabin décor and antler chandeliers. Begin a flavorful excursion with the truffle fries ($6), hand-cut fries infused with white truffle oil and topped with Parmesan cheese. For a dinner headliner, cozy up to a signature Lodge burger ($10), featuring an all-natural, hand-formed Angus beef patty smothered in caramelized onions, lettuce, and tomato. Clear your palate of meaty remnants with a glass of wine or one of The Lodge's rotating lineup of 23 imported and microbrew beers, collected from the joyful tears of ale angels. True brew enthusiasts can share great finds with their friends by taking home a 64-oz. growler ($4.95 for the growler itself) brimming with suds, birdseed, or green army men.
Fragrant smoke drifts through the air inside Darna Lounge, a Boca Raton hookah bar that also specializes in gyros, fried kibbeh, and other Middle Eastern dishes. Patrons can sip turkish coffee and smoothies while sharing a hookah or playing a game of cards, chess, or backgammon with friends. Abstract artwork decorates the lounge's interior, and cushioned sofas keep guests comfortable as they unwind on an outdoor patio.
At Dubliner Irish Pub, old pals and new friends gather at communal tables for tasty pints and meals of hearty pub fare inspired by the cuisine of the Emerald Isle. The menu is peppered with staples such as corned beef sliders, shepherd's pie, and beer-battered haddock. Bartenders pour glasses of Guinness, Smithwick's, and Magners cider from taps as guests enjoy weekly bouts of trivia or live performances form local bands. Flat-screen TVs broadcast American sports, such as basketball, hockey, and football, as well as games popular in Ireland including soccer, rugby, and hurling.
Pour & Polish Nail & Wine Bar is an upscale nail salon where clients can relax with a glass of wine while nail technicians prettify their fingers and toes. During pedicures, clients sit back in white leather armchairs and place their tootsies in soothing footbaths.
Prime Cigar & Wine Bar provides classy congregations of stogie lovers a swank atmosphere where they can contentedly puff on a rich cigar while sipping on fine cognac, whiskey, or wine. The lavish lounge features a 300-square-foot walk-in humidor lined with Spanish cedar hardwood and humidity-controlled to ensure each tobacco tube ($5–$30), including Augusta Reyes, Hoyo De Monterrey, and Trinidad Habana, is in prime condition, ready to be lit by flaming 2001: A Space Odyssey scripts. With the taste of Havana in hand, head to the bustling bar with fresh circulating air from its custom-engineered air-quality system. Prime Cigar's knowledgeable staffers can suggest an array of pickings from the full-service bar, including whiskey, cognac, and aperitifs. Fulmination fans can find the ideal pairing in the wine cellar comprised of unique, hand-selected nectars such as MacRostie chardonnay or a Benziger sauvignon blanc. A selection of beers is also available ($4–$10).
Boca Muse serves up pub fare with hearty sides of nightly entertainment. The menu includes chicken tenders, spinach dip, and mahi mahi sandwiches, all of which pair nicely with drinks from the full bar. Open mic night is every Wednesday, trivia contests take place every Thursday, and Jesse Young and Shauna Sweeney play live acoustic music every Saturday.