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Evo Italian
626 U.S. 1 , Tequesta , FL 33469
(561) 745-2444 | evoitalian.com
Directions | Evo Italian Menu


Type of Food Served: Italian | Price: $$$

Evo Italian is a restaurant with a contemporary interpretation of old authentic traditional Italian recopies. Although the food is very good the service is what makes this restaurant special. The goal of the owners is to make it a special dining experience which it does well. The service is above standards and the food is very good. The atmosphere is very sophisticated which shows in the pricing. A bit pricey but worth it if you are looking for a dining experience and not just a good meal.

Open for Dinner on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

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Jetty's Restaurant
1075 State Hwy A1A, , Jupiter , FL 33477
(561) 743-8166 | jettysjupiter.com
Directions | Jetty's Restaurant Menu


Type of Food Served: Seafood & Steak | Price: $$$$

While Jetty's customers are invited to tie up on the dock right outside and come in for a meal, this is far from your average dockside snack bar. The decor borders on full-on elegance, and the menu is chock full of gourmet items. Choose from Filet Mignon with Lump Crabmeat Bearnaise Sauce, Grilled Hawaiian Chicken, Coconut Shrimp, Baby Back Ribs and more. The panoramic views of the ocean and the Jupiter Lighthouse are stunning .

Open for Dinner on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

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Jim's Place
901 West Indiantown Road Jupiter , FL 33458
(561) 746-6216 | jimsplacerestaurant.com
Directions | Jim's Place Menu


Type of Food Served: American Breakfast | Price: $$

Jim's Place has been serving home-style breakfast and lunch to the "locals" since 1978. With daily specials and home-made soup of the day. A casual restaurant with a small town atmosphere. Serving Breakfast and Lunch Monday through Friday 6AM - 1:30PM / Breakfast Only Saturday 6:30AM - 12PM and Sunday 7AM - 12PM

Open for Breakfast on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Open for Lunch on Sunday, Saturday

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Left Over's Cafe
451 University Blvd , Jupiter , FL 33458
(561) 627-6030 | littlemoirsfoodshack.com
Directions | Left Over's Cafe Menu


Type of Food Served: Seafood, Sub Tropical Cuisine, Eclectic | Price: $$$

Left Over's Café is a very unique place to eat. The atmosphere is trendy and busy. The restaurant is not extremely large but the overall experience is very interesting. The menu is made daily and differs from day to day but is expansive enough to accommodate most needs. The dishes are anything but simple but there are simple offerings including basics such as burgers.


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Saffron Jupiter
1061 E Indiantown Rd , Jupiter , FL 33477
(561) 747-8888 | saffronjupiter.com
Directions | Saffron Jupiter Menu


Type of Food Served: Indian | Price: $$$

Saffron Jupiter Features Indian Food in a great environment well suited for the style. The ambiance is inviting and the staff is very attentive. Great place to eat if you are looking for some Indian Food which has its roots in the Western India's State of Maharashtra.

Open for Lunch on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Open for Dinner on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

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The Bistro Jupiter Restaurant
2133 U.S. 1 , Jupiter , FL 33477
(561) 744-5054 | thebistrojupiter.com
Directions | The Bistro Jupiter Restaurant Menu


Type of Food Served: French | Price: $$$

The Bistro features French food choices in a great atmosphere. A major theme of the restaurant is their wine. They not only serve good food and have good service but also offer wine sales by the bottle or case. Available outdoor dining is available. Prices are inline with menu offerings for a nice French themed restaurant

Open for Dinner on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

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The Corner Cafe and Brewery
289 S. US Highway 1 Tequesta , FL 33469
(561) 743-7619 | cornercafeandbrewery.com
Directions | The Corner Cafe and Brewery Menu


Type of Food Served: American | Price: $$$

The Corner Café and Brewery is a unique café style restaurant that also features a nice selection of brewed beers. Although it is a brewery it does not feel like a bar it feels more like a café. It service breakfast, lunch, and dinner and has an extensive and a bit eclectic menu. Food is of good quality albeit unique in some circumstances and more traditional in others. Service and ambiance are both good. Overall a good place to grab a bite.

Open for Breakfast on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Open for Lunch on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Open for Dinner on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

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The Crab House - Jupiter
1065 N. Highway A-1-A , Jupiter , FL 33477
(561) 744-1300 | www.crabhouseseafood.com
Directions | The Crab House - Jupiter Menu


Type of Food Served: Seafood | Price: $$$

The restaurant has a scenic patio seating area located on the Jupiter Inlet and features an extensive menu of traditional seafood prepared in a style that is all our own. Whether you’re in the mood for classic favorites such as succulent crab, mouth watering crab cakes or one of a kind seafood entrees

Open for Brunch on Monday,
Open for Lunch on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Open for Dinner on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

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reveiws a history of Jupiter / Tequesta.

Probably no other location on the East Coast of the United States enjoys the international reputation for guiding ships throughout the centuries as does the area now known as Jupiter. This location protrudes further out into the Atlantic Ocean, relatively speaking, than any other point along the Florida coast. For this reason it has guided ships of all kinds from about 1550 to the present. Today, as was done by early New World explorers, all ships usually consider this an important point when planning their sailing routes to Central and South America. Any of the very old maps found in Latin American seaports contain this "Puntd' clearly delineated. The historical role that this unique geographical location played was the subject for discussion on many evenings.

Jupiter

Jupiter is rich in history and Florida lore with earliest known records of the Jupiter Inlet dating back to 1565.

How Jupiter Got Its Name

When the Spanish first came to this area they found the Jega Indians living along the banks of the Inlet and river. Tie Indians called themselves the Jobe, so the Spanish explorers named the river running into the Inlet the Jobe River, after the ,,,native tribe. Later, when English settlers found the area around 1763, Jobe sounded to them like the mythological god Jove, or

Jupiter, and the name Jupiter  has remained ever since.

Dickinson Founders

The Jupiter area first came to widespread public attention when Jonathan Dickinson the namesake of Jonathan Dickinson State Park was shipwrecked on the shores of Jupiter and narrowly escaped death at the hands of hostile native Indians. In his journal Dickinson chronicled his families ordeal with the Jega Indians and his 230 mile trek to safety in St. Augustine. Today the Dubois Museum in Dubois Park stands atop the Indian mound described by Dickinson as the place where his family was held captive.

The Lighthouse Is Built

In the 1800's Jupiter's most identifiable landmark, the Jupiter Lighthouse, was erected. The Lighthouse stands 105 feet tall atop a 46 ft. hill on the north shore of the Jupiter Inlet. The land that is now Lighthouse Park was once a part of Fort Jupiter, a military installation that was formed during the Seminole Indian Wars.

Life on the Loxahatchee River and Jupiter Inlet

Until 1929, when the Intracoastal was deepened, the Jupiter Inlet went through natural cycles of opening and closing. On several occasions, when the Inlet was blocked, area residents took their shovels and dug small channels to get the water flowing again. On one occasion in 1844, Captain Davis, a mail carrier, took several men and dug a four-inch deep channel into the Inlet before camping for the night. Several hours later the Captain and his men were awakened by water seeping into their camp. By the next day the Inlet was nearly a quarter mile wide.

Early pioneer life revolved around the Loxahatchee River and the Jupiter Inlet in a very different way than it does today. Early settlers relied on the bounty of the Loxahatchee River and the access to the Atlantic to provide their living, it is tourism, boating and sport fishing that attract residents and visitors to these bodies of water today.

In the early 20th century pine and cypress logging, fishing, as well as pineapple, flower and citrus farming were staples of the local economy. The river provided access to the steam boats and rail cars that would ship these goods throughout the country.

UP until about the early 1900's, it wasn't unusual to see the Jupiter School boat cruising the river, picking up early settlers' children and delivering them to the town dock for the walk to the school house. After school these same children could be found playing in the river or collecting oysters from the many oyster beds.

Today Jupiter is still famous for its beautiful beaches, the Loxahatchee River, and Intracoastal Waterway. The town enjoys a vibrant cultural life as the home of the Florida History Center & Museum, and several annual arts and entertainment festivals. Town and County parks also provide recreational facilities for team sports like baseball, basketball and soccer, tennis court , an aquatic center and access ramps into the Intracoastal Waterway.

Jupiter is home to many full and part time residents as well as a popular destination for vacationers. The town has a mixture of family residential neighborhoods, condominium communities and upscale waterfront communities that attract young families, professionals, retirees and seasonal residents.

 

Tequesta

In 1955 a bridge tender was asked by Charles Martyn to describe the area that is now the Village of Tequesta. His reply was, "it's just a jungle".

Inspired by the bridge tender's description Martyn asked for a tour of the area. As the two men traveled the Inlet and Intracoastal by boat, Martyn was immediately intrigued by the beauty and potential of the area. He bought 86 acres on Jupiter Island where he developed the Jupiter Inlet Colony.

While excavating the site, Martyn's crew unearthed an Indian mound filled with artifacts. Martyn's interest in Indian history led him to research the mound's contents. Later speculation was that the mound belonged to an encampment of Tequesta Indians encroaching on the native Jega Indians. Martyn was convinced of this and named an area he was developing west of the Intracoastal after the Tequesta tribe. That development, now known as the Tequesta Country Club, was later incorporated as the Village of Tequesta.

Tequesta started as one man's vision and has now become a thriving Village with miles of waterfront property. From the serene Loxahatchee River to the breathtaking ocean front homes, residents are drawn to Tequesta by natural beauty.

A mix of quiet single family home neighborhoods and secure condominium complexes attract families, working professionals and retirees to the Village.

Tequesta also has a wealth of cultural and recreational activities for every age. The Village is home to the Lighthouse Gallery and School of Art.

There are plenty of shops, stores and service businesses located in Tequesta along with churches of various faiths. New residents and visitors are greeted with a strong sense of community and a genuine hometown friendliness.

Courtesy of: http://www.jupiterfloridausa.com/History/index.html