Dining well is one of LIFE’s great pleasures. We hope you’ll make some fabulous restaurant discoveries on this page that you might not have known about, or revisit some old favorites. Eat, drink, be merry and make each day a day to celebrate! See full menus and reviews at lifepubs.com

l All Star Pizza & Italian Restaurant
Coral Creek Plaza, 6560 N. State Road 7,
Coconut Creek | 954.429.3990 all-star-pizza.com
Monday – Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, 4 to 9 p.m.

Serving South Florida since 1995, All Star Pizza’s third location is now open. Real New York-style pizza, delicious Italian food, calzones, wings, zeppoles and more with daily lunch and pizza specials and family deals. Dine in a modern, casual family environment or order for takeout or delivery. You can download the app and order online.

l Bella Roma
4301 Coconut Creek Parkway, Coconut Creek
Monday – Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, 2 to 9 p.m.

Bella Roma is Italian food at its best. From fresh caprese salads to tasty chicken with mushrooms and cheese to the signature pastas and thin-crust pizzas, Bella Roma’s dishes are molto buono. For dessert, try the savory cheesecakes or cannoli. Delivery available to all of Coconut Creek, Margate and Palm Aire!

Winston Park Center, 5369 Lyons Road, Coconut Creek | 954.418.7100  bigbitebagelanddeli.com
Open daily, 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This full-service bagel and deli restaurant, includes dine-in, takeout and delivery, serving “all-day” breakfast and “anytime” lunch. Big Bite’s bagels are baked on premises daily. Customer favorites include made-to-order omelets, signature home fries, homemade knishes, bagel sandwiches, latkes Benedict and The Turkish Scramble. Catering is available for all occasions; please place your holiday orders early.

Jasmine Thai & Sushi
1785 N. State Road 7, Margate | 954.979.5530
Lunch: Monday – Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dinner: Nightly, 5 to 10 p.m.

This family-friendly restaurant with 20 years in the community is both comfortable and affordable. An authentic handcrafted Thai menu with unique twists creates a cultural experience you won’t soon forget. And don’t forget the sushi bar with a selection of classic and inventive rolls to wow your palate.

l Pad Thai
5458 W. Sample Road, Margate
954.977.8980 | padthaimargate.com 
Monday – Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Pad Thai serves only authentic Thai cuisine. Its signature namesake dish, pad thai, is the most popular, but the restaurant also offers excellent Thai Red Curry, Fresh Hot Basil (spicy) and Pad Prik Khing (Thai chili paste sauteed with fresh green beans, onion, carrots and bell pepper). Lunch specials start at $7.95 and early bird dinner specials start at $8.95; both include soup or salad and hot tea.

l The Whale Raw Bar & Fish House
7619 N. State Road 7, Parkland
954.345.9190 | thewhalerawbar.com
Monday – Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday – Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.  

The Whale Raw Bar & Fish House offers an extensive menu of delicious sandwiches, salads and seafood, as well as a full raw bar menu. Customer favorites include local fish prepared in various styles such as the Killer Whale Style, Mahi-Mahi Reuben, New England Lobster Roll, Steamed Clams, Seafood Platter and more. The Whale Raw Bar also has a full liquor bar, great happy hour specials and a children’s menu.