Snowbirds are flocking in to join enthusiastic locals and food critics in the fashionably-eclectic atmosphere that has taken downtown by storm: Avocado Grill. With its exceptionally fresh, locally-sourced food, the trendy Datura Street restaurant is once again set to be the city’s favorite wintertime dinner destination.
“Due to its intense popularity with patrons, our fresh ceviche has now permanently replaced AG’s original sushi menu offerings,” shares Chef and Owner Julien Gremaud. Visitors choose from three unique creations: Traditional, Mango Habanero or The AG.”
Brand-new to Chef Gremaud’s winter menu are “Individuals.” Get your tastebuds tingling for just $6.50 as you select one of three delicious options. Enjoy Roasted Mushroom Empanadas include foie gras bits, fontina, and truffled aioli; the Crispy Rock Shrimp Slider with avocado, scallions, pickled carrots and sweet chili sauce; or the always tasty Spiced Lamb Sliders with cucumber, feta, yogurt, and paprika aioli.
Also new on the menu is the AG Avocado Salad consisting of a whole diced avocado, Boursin cheese, dried figs, caramelized pecans, prosciutto and aged balsamic vinegar ($13). Winter diners will delight in the fresh new Burrata Salad with eggplant puree, baby heirloom tomatoes, basil pesto and pine nuts ($14).
Vegetarians are not left out with Avocado Grill’s three new seasonal sidedish offerings.They will relish with the new Shishito Peppers ($11) served with sea salt, lemon, and AG dipping sauce, the Grilled Zucchini ($9) with pickled red onions, hazelnuts, crumbled goat cheese, and romesco sauce; and Sauteed Broccolini and Edamame ($11) complete with shaved garlic, ginger, grapes, and miso vinaigrette.
Two new craft taco selections have also been added to Avocado Grill’s Winter Menu!
Grilled Steak Taco with romaine, pickled onion, and roasted corn tomato salsa and the Rock Shrimp and Chorizo Taco served with guacamole. At just $13, these craft tacos are perfect on their own or as a tasty appetizer.
For the seafood lover, Avocado Grill has Jumbo Shrimp Bruschetta with grilled ciabatta, piperade, arugula salad and asiago ($13). Meat lovers can enjoy three new choices: Pata Negra Pure Iberico Ham (definitey the world’s best) for $17 is served with marcona almonds and “pan con tomate;” Steak Tartare ($14) accompanied by crispy shitake mushrooms, traditional condiments and crumbled asiago; or Cresecent Farm Seared Duck ($16) with braised red cabbage, pea shoot salad and black cherry sauce.
For those with heartier appetites, a new “Larger Plate” selection rounds out the menu. The Grilled 12 Ounce New York Strip ($35) is served with Boursin cheese, creamed spinach and parsnip chips.
As always, signature small plates of seasonal, locavore-driven fare will still be available during weekend brunch and dinner seven nights a week. Lunch is served Monday through Friday. Happy Hour is Monday – Friday from 4-6 p.m. and features two-for-one speciality drinks along with $1.50 oysters on Monday nights. In addition to relaxing alongisde the colorful bar, indoor and open-air seating areas provide plenty of inviting space to hangout with friends and family.
Avocado Grill was highlighted last year by USA Today’s 10 Best and by OpenTable Diners’ Choice Awards four times. The trendy West Palm Beach establishment garnered one of The Palm Beach Post’s most sought after Critic’s Choice Awards, “2014 Best New Restaurant.” Its owner, Chef Gremaud, won the title of “2014 Rising Star Chef” and was also named a finalist in the South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine’s list of Up & Comer’s.
Reservations for Avocado Grill are highly recommended and available through OpenTable.com. If you follow the restaurant on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, you will hear about all their latest updates and specials.