Guest JMT Posted August 16 Report Share Posted August 16 the award-winning Atlanta-based steak and seafood restaurant recently opened a Boca Raton location, located in the renovated section of Royal Palm Plaza near Mizner Blvd., and i had the chance to check it out. i had been to the Atlanta location many moons ago as a kid, but i do not really recall the experience. for all i know i might have tried to order a hamburger.onward to the review...from the service to the food, the place is top drawer. they offer 30 varieties of different seafood and 15 varieties of steak.appetizer:signature lobster tail - one of their specialties, "flash fried" and served with a signature honey mustard. the tail was a generous proportion and was consistent. i am on the fence about the fried approach, it adds a different flavor, but the tail meat itself was good enough that i looked past that. the honey mustard was only a good compliment when used very sparingly, it packed some punch. i think the honey mustard only works at all because of the fried aspect. without it, lemon alone would have been preferable.entree:barrel cut filet - a divine piece of meat. couldn't have asked for anything more. perhaps a little on the "seasoned" side for some, but if that floats your boat, as it does mine, it was a home run. it practically melted in my mouth.crisped hash browns - "swiss style". basically little pieces of diced potato with some flavor thrown in. nothing too fancy, but a solid side item choice executed well.signature corn mash - the gem of the side item menu, recommended by the waiter. picture mashed potatos, but instead with corn. sweet, and served piping hot. loved it.dessert:chocolate soufle cake - i might have had a chocolate souffle AS good as this one before, but i'm pretty sure i can't recall ever having one that was better than this. rich, yet light. served at the perfect temperature with a side of pistachio ice cream. as a sidenote: the dessert menu was brief but looked like it covered a wide range of tastes.other notes: the service was excellent. my glass was never empty and the food came out unbelievably fast. i watched the hostess automatically swap out a white napkin for a black one when seating a woman wearing dark pants... first time i've ever seen that. i can't comment on the wine list as i did not see it. the only gripe i can nitpick is (other than the stereotypical "Boca" clientel) that the table i was at was not very sturdy (and it was not the only one like that), which should not be the case in a joint like this. they also have a bar area that caters to the drinking and nibbling crowd with some live music.their website claims Food & Wine magazine has regularly rated the Atlanta location one of the top 10 steak houses in the country, and i'm in no position to argue that.2 forks up!Chops Lobster Bar101 Plaza Real SouthBoca Raton, FL 33432http://www.chopslobsterbar.com/ Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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