• San Marco Square, with its European statuary and fountain, serves as the neighborhood's focal point.
    San Marco Square

    Stop by San Marco's tree-lined square.

    San Marco Square, with its European statuary and fountain, serves as the neighborhood's focal point.

  • The dining district in San Marco offers award-winning restaurants like Matthew's and local favorites including Taverna and Bistro AIX. Find out more about restaurants throughout Jax.
    The Bistro AIX

    San Marco offers some of Jax's most exciting dining options.

    The dining district in San Marco offers award-winning restaurants like Matthew's and local favorites including Taverna and Bistro AIX. Find out more about restaurants throughout Jax. Learn More

  • Minutes from Downtown and just a short walk from Southbank hotels sits the 1938 San Marco  Theater.
    Dinner, Drinks, and a Movie.

    Looking for a unique night out?

    Minutes from Downtown and just a short walk from Southbank hotels sits the 1938 San Marco Theater.


The San Marco Neighborhood

Spend the day exploring San Marco on the Southbank of the St. Johns River near Downtown.

Located just minutes away from Downtown's Southbank is the historic neighborhood of San Marco. Stroll along San Marco Square and you'll discover incredible dining, upscale trendy clothing boutiques, and sensational art galleries. The San Marco movie theatre and Theatre Jacksonville, the oldest community theatre in the country dating back to 1938, are also located within the square. Riverfront park in San Marco is a wonderful location for city views, especially during the sunset.

Don't miss the San Marco fountain of lions, which reflect the neighborhood's association with the Venice, Italy business district. Save your appetite and visit the new San Marco dining district, it includes some of Jacksonville’s best restaurants. Don't stop at just dinner, the area is emerging with trendy craft cocktail bars and brewery hot spots.

What to eat in San Marco:

The San Marco Dining District includes some of Jacksonville’s most popular restaurants including TAVERNA, Town Hall, Maple Street Biscuit CompanyRue Saint Marc, Bistro AIX, Kitchen on San Marco, Good Dough, V Pizza, The Bearded Pig and Matthew’s Restaurant.  Enjoy a progressive dinner or visit each restaurant for an unforgettable dining experience in one of Jacksonville’s most beautiful neighborhoods.

Getting Here from Downtown: Take the Acosta Bridge south across the river. Exit onto San Marco Boulevard and continue for a mile. Arrive at the San Marco Square. Free parking is available.



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