6220 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey, FL 34652
Cuisine: New American
Features: Live music
Cost range: 20.01-100.00
Payment options: Credit cards accepted
Alcohol: Full bar
More in this neighborhood: West Pasco
Dulcet is equal parts restaurant and nightclub, the brainchild of local pharmacist Nelson Ohihoin. He was nonplussed by the area's lack of nightlife, importing, with partner David Hall Jr., innovative technology to the 6,200-square-foot property. There is a constellation of more than 40 Bose speakers up high, one whole wall given over to a videotaped music system called 4K Atmosphere, a waterfall wall rimmed with LED lights and a living garden wall opposite from which greens and herbs are clipped. New American menu that says luxury include composed plates such as a Lincoln-log fresh hearts of palm salad set atop lettuces and zebra-stripe heirloom tomatoes, the portion size enormously generous. There's an opulent dish of butter poached lobster, its meat arrayed on velvety pappardelle with sweet oven-dried tomato, mild nutty rounds of garlic and little fillips of fresh basil.
Hours: Lunch: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Dinner 4-10 p.m. Mon.-Sat., until 9:30 p.m. Sun. Sunday Brunch 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Ultra Lounge, 10 p.m.-midnight Sun., and Tues.-Thur., until 2 a.m. Fri.-Sat. Read a review here.