Corcoran agent Candace Friis has lived in Delray Beach for 26 years, making her the perfect Local Next Door to show us around this charming seaside town. Follow along to see this art aficionado’s favorite spots — on the beach and along famous Worth Avenue.
Seaside Deli is the perfect place to grab a morning cup of joe or bite to bring to the beach. Open Monday through Saturday, 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. 4635 N Ocean Blvd, Boynton Beach; (561) 272-5300.
The French Bakery brings Parisian cuisine to Delray serving up handcrafted artisanal breads and pastries made of natural ingredients daily in house. Open Monday through Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 814 NE 6th Ave; (561) 266-3516.
Morley, the fashionable women’s boutique, sells both known and new designers’ clothing, jewelry and housing goods that will leave you looking stylish in the sun. Open various times throughout the week; visit the website to learn more. 415 E Atlantic Ave Suite 4536; (561) 270-7745.
City Oyster & Sushi Bar is known for having the best oysters in town accompanied by an award-winning wine selection. Open Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. an various times on weekends; visit the website to learn more. 213 E Atlantic Ave; (561) 272-0220.
Yama is an authentic Japanese restaurant offering top of the line sushi daily. Open various times throughout the week; visit the website to learn more. 200 NE 2nd Ave #110; (561) 266-9929.
Sunday House offers a Sunday brunch buffet you won’t want to miss featuring Mimosas or Bloody Mary’s. Pick your poison! Open seven days a week, 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. 106 S Swinton Ave; (561) 272-5678.
The Wine Room Kitchen & Bar is a must visit for all wine and cheese lovers. This venue features 2,500 bottles of exotic wine and has more than 80 cheeses to choose from. Open various times throughout the week; visit the website to learn more. 411 E Atlantic Ave, (561) 243-9463.
El Camino checks all the boxes for having great food, cocktails and ambiance. This Mexican restaurant is the heart of the Delray scene. Open seven days a week, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. 15 NE 2nd Ave; (561) 865-5350.
The Grove, an intimate eatery, prides itself on preparing refined, yet soulful taste that reflect the respective season. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., closed Sunday and Monday. 187 NE 2nd Ave; (561) 266-3750.
Addison Gallery makes any art connoisseur feel at home with an ever-changing selection of contemporary pieces. Open various times throughout the week; visit the website to learn more. 206 NE 2nd St; (561) 278-5700.