13 Gypsies - This local restaurant serves traditional Spanish tapas, where everything from the sausage to the cheese, to the bread is handmade. You can’t go wrong with anything from 13 Gypsies menu, but a mainstay of the restaurant is their risotto, which changes daily but is always delightful.
Brew - When you’re craving brunch, check out Brew in 5 Points. Their breakfast tacos are to die for, including the OG, which has bacon, chimi fried egg, white cheddar, avocado, pickled red onion and cholula. YUM! Their honey oat and cinnamon cold brew is a perfect beverage to pair.
Biscottis - Biscottis is a luxurious local restaurant in the historic Klutho building in Riverside/Avondale. Their cozy blink-and-you'll-miss-it location contributes to the warm feeling of the restaurant. Their brunch menu is full of classics with a Biscotti’s twist. Their Cajun Seafood Benedict is a must-have with crawfish, crab and shrimp on mini croissants.
Black Sheep - Located in the historic 5 Points area of Jacksonville, Black Sheep focuses on fresh, local ingredients and hand-crafted food and cocktails. You can’t go wrong with anything you may choose off this menu, but you’ll never forgive yourself if you miss out on their poutine. They’ve got the basics of your average poutine, hand cut fries and cheese curds, but with a twist in the form of their smoked short rib gravy – that makes this dish anything but average.
Bold Bean - Locally roasted and brewed fresh, any way you like it, Bold Bean Coffee Roasters is dedicated to sourcing, roasting and serving outstanding coffee. This is a must for any coffee lover, plus their local pastries and fresh tea are a must do, as well.
Kickbacks - Sometimes it’s the simple things that make the best dishes. Kickback’s Gastropub (along with the adjoining Goozlepipe and Guttyworks) offer everything from high end adventurous dishes to old-school favorites like tater tots, spaghettio’s and corndogs which are perfect in their simplicity, and pair perfectly with any of the over 180 beers on tap.
Mojo BBQ - Can’t decide between all the delicious barbeque options at Mojo’s? Get a little bit of everything with the Whole Hawg, it has ribs, chicken, pulled pork, beef brisket, turkey breast and smoked sausage served with four side items. Hope you’re hungry!
Mossfire Grill - Seared yellowfin tuna, tangy Asian slaw, green onions, homemade sesame seed sauce and a soft flour tortilla make this taco the one to have on Tuesdays or any day of the week at The Mossfire Grill.
Restaurant Orsay - For fine dining in a relaxed atmosphere, Restaurant Orsay is the perfect destination. A French Bistro with southern influence, this is a great spot to grab dinner, but their brunch is where you will find our favorite – the duck confit hash. Fingerling potatoes, fried eggs, fresh herbs and tender duck make the perfect dish for a great Sunday Funday.
Sweet Theory Baking Company - Sweet Theory Baking Co. in Riverside handcrafts treats that are egg, dairy, soy and peanut free yet full of flavor. Their donuts are fluffy and perfection, but their cinnamon rolls take the cake!