I am a Marriott gal and have loved their resorts and restaurants since the early 1990s. How do I remember? Because that is how long I have had a Marriott rewards card. No matter what the occasion, Marriott always feels like home to my family because we know that we are going to receive a pleasant and comfortable hotel room, delicious food, superb customer service, and a warm welcome.
The Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island, on Florida’s East coast, proved to be no different, and we were once again treated to a stellar Marriott experience with a grand dinner at the 3800 Ocean Restaurant.
Dining at 3800 Ocean Restaurant, Palm Beach
The Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island hosted my husband (Eddie) and me for an overnight and dinner. We dined at their premier location, 3800 Ocean Restaurant, on a lovely outdoor patio.
Eddie started the evening with the tasty Shrimp Bruschetta. He ordered a Caesar Salad (always his favorite) with chicken for dinner. I opted for the Truffle Artichoke Bisque, an Italian Wedge Salad, and Jumbo Shrimp Garganelli. It was a whole lot of food, but it all sounded delicious!
I loved that 3800 Ocean Restaurant put an imaginative spin on both of the Wedge and classic Caesar salad recipes. Eddie’s Caesar used arugula and endive lettuces instead of romaine, and my Italian Wedge had my favorite Boston lettuce topped with red onions, crunchy pancetta, and creamy Gorgonzola dressing. Superb!
Trying Out A New Menu
Eddie and I dined at 3800 Ocean Restaurant just in time to try their new summer menu. Their Jumbo Shrimp Garganelli was incredibly rich and heavy from the parmesan cream sauce but did I stop: no way! The shrimp and pasta were bursting with peas and crisp prosciutto, a great combination. I only indulge in this sort of dish occasionally, and this one was well worth the splurge.
The shrimp pasta meal was so huge that I brought 3/4 of it to the room (we had a refrigerator) and ended up eating the remaining portion on three occasions; it was that big, and the taste was as good reheated as it was the night that I ordered it.
Though I did not try it, Eddie raved about the richness and creativity of the 3800 Ocean Restaurant’s dessert that we took to enjoy in the room. He is a chocoholic and the cookie dough brownie, served with a side of brown sugar mousse, pleased him tremendously. The presentation was divine.
Cocktails anyone? Though the drinks are pricey, our pina colada and mango margarita (they had fancy names) were fabulous. Both beverages were blended perfectly, and we enjoyed them immensely.
3800 Ocean Restaurant: A Great Place to Splurge and Indulge
The 3800 Ocean Restaurant definitely needs to invest in a way to offer outdoor dining guests lights in the event of those wild ocean breezes. Our tabletop lantern would not stay lit because the winds were so gusty. This would be the only improvement I can think of that would make the operation more efficient.
My Rating Scale 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest)= 9
Read our review of the Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island here.
I would like to thank the Palm Beach Marriott for our hosted trip. I was not otherwise compensated for this post. As always, all opinions and suggestions are uniquely mine.