Lunch Available – Noon – 2 PM – During Competition


Box LunchesLunches are expected to be available for purchase at the Competition, during the hours of
Noon – 2:00 PM.

The lunch is not included in the Competitor Entry Fees or Spectator Fees; but competitors and spectators can purchase your own lunch at the Competition.

Bottles of water or sodas and coffee will also be available for purchase.   Free filtered water will be available for Competitors, Judges & Officials only.


Food & Dining on your own time – Before and After the Competition

Several excellent restaurants are located within easy driving distance of Goldcoast Ballroom, our Competition venue, or close to the Hotels listed on this site.

Here are a few suggestions:

Near Goldcoast Ballroom and the Hotels listed on our Hotels & Transportation page:

In Coconut Creek

Goldcoast Ballroom, our Competition venue, is located in Coconut Creek, Florida. And, one of our High Quality Competition Hotels, the Hampton Inn & Suites Coconut Creek is located in Coconut Creek, about 5 miles from Goldcoast Ballroom.

Check out some of the 14 Restaurants and Cafes located at the Promenade Shopping Center, 4443 Lyons Road, Coconut Creek, FL 33073, just about 3 miles North of Goldcoast Ballroom on Lyons Road.

See TripAdvisor’s list of : Restaurants in Coconut Creek

Also, check out the three small restaurants in the same shopping mall where Goldcoast Ballroom is located: Swirl Wine Bistro, with great appetizers and light meals right next door (North of Goldcoast Ballroom), Magnolia Wok (for take-out Chinese food) next door (South of Goldcoast Ballroom), and MCK Fusion Cafe (Latin American fare), a few doors down (farther South).

For casual and quick cuisine near Goldcoast Ballroom, some dancers recommend:

Sirloin (Image courtesy of Wikipedia Commons)Lester’s Diner
4701 Coconut Creek Parkway
Margate, FL 33063
Phone: (954) 979-4722
A quite reasonably priced “no-frills” diner located only about 1 mile from Goldcoast Ballroom:

Click to enlarge the map with driving directions from Goldcoast Ballroom:

Lester's Diner

A Publix Supermarket is located just south of Goldcoast Ballroom in an adjacent shopping center (walking distance):

Publix Supermarket & Deli
4849 Coconut Creek Pkwy
Coconut Creek, FL 33063-3944
Telephone: (954) 975-2490

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Publix near Goldcoast

A Subway Restaurant (Great & FAST – Sandwich Shop/ Deli) is also located in the same Shopping Center with Publix (See map above).
Subway - Foot Long Sandwiches
Subway Restaurant
4967 Coconut Creek Pky
Space #60 Coconut Creek Plaza
Coconut Creek, FL 33063, USA

Boca Raton

Enjoy a drive about 12 miles North from our Competition venue, and see the beautiful, Mediterranean Boca Raton, Florida.

One of our High Quality Competition Hotels, the Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center is located in Boca Raton, about 12 miles from Goldcoast Ballroom, our Competition venue.

Boca Raton has a myriad of good restaurants.

See TripAdvisors list of: Restaurants in Boca Raton.

See also Zagat’s list of the 10 Hottest Restaurants in Boca Raton.

Some dancers recommend:
Max’s Grille in Mizner Park, Boca Raton
“a modern american bistro” – Great food (reservations suggested)
Eat indoors or outdoors, and enjoy a stroll in the glamorous Mizner Park shopping area, with its beautiful Spanish Colonial architecture by Addison Mizner

In the Fort Lauderdale Beach Area

See TripAdvisor’s: Fort Lauderdale Beach Restaurants

For an excellent restaurant with spectacular views, right on the Ocean, some dancers recommend:

Seawatch on the Ocean

SeaWatch Restaurant On The Ocean
6002 North Ocean Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33308
Phone: 954.781.2200

About 12 miles from Goldcoast Ballroom


Downtown Fort Lauderdale & The Greater Fort Lauderdale Area

Fancy Fish Entre (Image courtesy of Wikipedia Commons)Visit downtown Fort Lauderdale and stroll on the glamorous Las Olas Boulevard. While there, enjoy dinner or lunch:

Some dancers recommend:

Any of the Award-Winning Restaurants on Las Olas Boulevard recommended on the website of the Riverside Hotel on Las Olas.


Less formal; bistro atmosphere. Great food – lunch or dinner

See also, Zagat’s Guide to the Best Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale

Restaurants and Night Spots in Miami and Miami Beach

For restaurants and night spots in the Miami area, see Zagat’s Guide to Miami Restaurants & Night Spots.


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The Annual USA Dance Royal Palm DanceSport Competition - now in it's 15th year -
is one of the most highly regarded dancesport competitions in Florida and in the United States.
We welcome amateur competitor couples from around the United States, Canada, and the world!
Starting in 2018, we will also include Teacher/ Student and Pro/Am Events!

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