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Coming Soon! Blackbird Modern Asian Kitchen

Get ready! Blackbird Modern Asian Kitchen & Bar is set to open next month in Jupiter! The eastern/southeastern Asian restaurant and bar will be located in the former Shipwreck Bar and Grille space located at 1511 N. Old Dixie Hwy in Jupiter.

The revamped structure will offer 5,500 square feet of space to accommodate Blackbird’s three dining areas, two cocktail bars and a second floor, al fresco area with views of the Jupiter Lighthouse as well as the Loxahatchee River. 

The restaurant promises features for a mix of diners and late-night revelers: dinner nightly, weekend nightlife and a Sunday dim sum brunch.


Meet the Culinary Masterminds behind Blackbird Modern Asian

When it comes to trailblazing hospitality, few do it better than Scott Frielich, Angelo Abbenante, and Cleve Mash. With 60 years of combined expertise, they are the powers behind some of the top dining rooms, bars, and nightclubs in the Palm Beaches. As vice president of Subculture Group, Frielich helped launch 16 concepts between West Palm Beach and Miami Beach. Abbenante helms Lynora’s fleet of Italian eateries, and Mash operates world-class nightlife venues like Clematis Social and Radius.

Growing up in Palm Beach County, the tight-knit trio developed their decades-long friendship running in the same professional circles. After years of working on separate ventures, they jumped at the opportunity to collaborate on an appealing side project—a beach style taco shop—that evolved into Papichulo Tacos.

In 2017, they opened their first eatery in Jupiter followed by an outpost in Royal Palm Beach. Blackbird, their highly anticipated modern Asian concept in Jupiter, expanded the empire even further. Inside the sumptuously designed space, restaurant goers are transported to a glamorous watering hole featuring partner and executive chef Tim Nickey’s dramatic take on Far East–inspired fare. “It’s a love letter to the old-school Chinese cuisine my partners and I enjoyed growing up,” Frielich says. “After months of planning, it’s gratifying to see Blackbird fly.”


Menu Sneak Peek

Sweet and Sour Pork

twice cooked pork belly, dragon fruit, pineapple, crispy shallots

Shanghai Soup Dumplings

smoked salmon and everything bagel rangoons

Australian Wagyu Tomahawk

The best beef but with an Asian twist

Szechwan ribs

Served inside a smoke-infused glass dome that will be removed tableside.

Peking Duck

A traditional Asian dish done in a modern way


More exciting info

Complementing the kitchen’s creations will be a libations menu offering scratch cocktails concocted with fresh herbs and exotic fruits, new and Old World wines, and an expansive collection of Japanese sakes.

Award-winning executive pastry chef. Denise Elrod will bring her culinary flair to Blackbird.


Stay tuned for an opening date next month! Blackbird will be open daily for dinner at 4 p.m. Entertainment and a live DJ will be featured on Friday and Saturday evenings from 10pm to 2am.


See you soon at Blackbird for some fabulous Asian fare. For more information on the finest homes in the Palm Beaches, contact a Tauber Real Estate Services specialist at 561-626-4633.

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