What new restaurants have opened downtown?

Jardin's cocktail offerings include classic sips, such as this Sazerac. The restaurant is located on Clematis Street in downtown West Palm Beach. (Contributed by South Moon Photography)

Jardin’s cocktail offerings include classic sips, such as this Sazerac. The restaurant is located on Clematis Street in downtown West Palm Beach. (Contributed by South Moon Photography)

A net of eleven new businesses have opened in downtown West Palm Beach in fiscal year 2016. Seven others are on the way in.

With more than four months to go in the fiscal year, that puts the city “basically on track,” with past years’ performance, Downtown Development Authority Executive Director Raphael Clemente said Thursday.

In 2013, 26 moved in and 8 closed; In 2014, 27 opened and 4 closed; In 2015, 22 opened and 4 closed. This year so far, two have closed, Clemente said.

The new ones are:

  • Amazing Feet
  • Phenix Salon
  • Got Ink
  • Picnic Fashionista
  • Fetch Palm Beach
  • Johan’s Joe Cafe and Coffee Shop
  • HotelPlanner.com
  • Fitness Hub
  • Dorian’s Red Hand
  • Jardin
  • Banko CantinaNationally, about 50 percent of shops and restaurants fail in their first three years. In West Palm, on average 65 percent remain open past the first three years, Clemente said.

Banko Cantina

 

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