Your next favorite Italian restaurant in West Palm Beach is opening today, Jan. 8.
Grato, from renowned James Beard award-nominated Chef Clay Conley, is opening on South Dixie Highway and is the first restaurant from the Palm Beach-based Buccan Group in West Palm Beach. The restaurant features in-house crafted pasta, antipasti, and crostini with other entries including a 16-ounce bone-in New York strip, brick oven roasted fish, and herb marinated half chicken. The bar features a variety of local and Italian craft beers as well as wine-on-tap and hand-crafted cocktails.
“I live in this community, and for a while, I’ve dreamed of opening a place that I could bring my family and friends to on a regular basis. Grato has a warm, gracious vibe. It’s casual and comfortable for everyone who comes in; laidback, but with great food and service,” Conley said about the establishment of Grato.
Conley, who is also the chef and co-owner of Buccan in Palm Beach, told the Post in November that he was aiming to create a relaxed family atmosphere with his new restaurant. “I just want it to be very casual and family-friendly, a chill place where you would want to go hang out,” he said.
Grato: 1901 South Dixie Highway along the up-and-coming Dixie Corridor in West Palm Beach.