Box Lunch Available – Noon – 2 PM – During Competition

Box LunchesBox lunches will 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 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 and Ocean Beach Resorts listed on this site.

Here are a few suggestions:

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

See Restaurant Finder powered by Sun Sentinel Newspaper: 39 Restaurants in the Coconut Creek area

For casual and quick cuisine, 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:

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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

In the Fort Lauderdale Beach Area

See Restaurant Finder powered by Sun Sentinel Newspaper: 25 Restaurants on or near Fort Lauderdale Beach

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:

The Grill Room on Las Olas (in Riverside Hotel)
Award-winning cuisine – for a special occasion


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

See also, Restaurant Finder for the Greater Fort Lauderdale Area powered by Sun Sentinel Newspaper: 532 Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale

Boca Raton

Enjoy a drive about one-half hour North from our Competition venue, and see the beautiful, Mediterranean Boca Raton, Florida.

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

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 all-amateur dancesport competitions in Florida and in the United States.
We welcome amateur competitor couples from around the United States, Canada, and the world!

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