Eat Well: Jax is a Foodie’s Paradise!

Get those taste buds ready for a new delicious experience in the “River City by the Sea.”

No other Florida city has more unique flavors than Jacksonville, a melting pot of cultures and tastes, with a thriving culinary culture pioneered by local chefs that have been nationally and internationally trained and are now back home crafting delicious menus infused with global flavors. Jacksonville’s food scene is an eclectic hybrid of inspired casual elegance and classic southern comfort, infused with the flavors of the coast and a dash of international flair.

Whatever your craving might be, you will find the perfect restaurant in Jacksonville. From elegant bistros, to rustic fish camps and everything in between, Jacksonville is a destination for food lovers with great taste. 

In Jacksonville, the term “farm to table,” and even “farm to bar,” is more than just hype. Local restaurateurs are committed to sustainable practices using local seasonal ingredients to create delicious menus that showcase the best of Jacksonville and Northeast Florida.

DO NOT MISS: When in Jacksonville try the culinary staple, the Mayport Shrimp. Fish camps and elegant restaurants alike offer the delicious dish in many of their menus. 

“Only In Jax” Downtown Restaurants

  • Burrito Gallery- Lunch & Dinner
  • Bellwether- Lunch and Happy Hour
  • Café Nola at MOCA Jacksonville- Lunch
  • Casa Dora- Lunch & Dinner
  • Chamblin’s Uptown Café- Breakfast & Lunch
  • Chart House- Dinner
  • Fion MacCool’s Irish Restaurant and Pub- Lunch & Dinner
  • Indochine- Lunch & Dinner
  • Juliette’s Bistro- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Magnificat Café- Lunch
  • Midtown Deli & Café- Breakfast & Lunch
  • Olio- Breakfast & Lunch
  • River City Brewing Company- Lunch & Dinner
  • Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse- Dinner
  • The Court Urban Food Park- Lunch (food trucks)

“Only in Jax” Riverside/Avondale/Murray Hill Restaurants

  • 13 Gypsies- Dinner
  • Biscottis- Lunch & Dinner
  • Black Sheep- Lunch & Dinner
  • B Street Eats- Lunch and Dinner
  • Bold Bean Coffee
  • Bread & Board- Lunch and Dinner
  • Café Freda- Lunch & Dinner
  • Carmine’s Pie House- Lunch & Dinner
  • Casbah Café- Lunch & Dinner
  • Cool Moose Coffee Company- Breakfast & Lunch
  • Corner Taco- Lunch & Dinner
  • Derby on Park- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • European Street Café- Lunch & Dinner
  • Hptinger- Lunch and Dinner
  • Hovan Mediterranean Gourmet- Lunch & Dinner
  • Lola Burrito Joint- Lunch & Dinner
  • Maple Street Biscuit Company- Breakfast and Lunch
  • Moon River Pizza- Lunch and Dinner
  • Mossfire Grill- Lunch & Dinner
  • O’Brothers Irish Pub- Lunch & Dinner
  • Orsay- Dinner
  • Primi Piatti- Dinner
  • Sake House- Lunch & Dinner
  • Sweet Theory Baking Co. – Breakfast & Lunch
  • Tapa That- Lunch & Dinner
  • The Cummer Museum & Gardens Café- Lunch
  • The Garage- Dinner
  • Tres Leches- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

“Only in Jax” San Marco Restaurants

  • Basil Thai and Sushi- Dinner
  • Beach Diner- Breakfast & Lunch
  • bb’s- Lunch & Dinner
  • Bistro AIX- Lunch & Dinner
  • Good Dough- Breakfast
  • Green Earth Bistro- Lunch & Dinner
  • Hightide Burrito Company- Lunch & Dinner
  • Maple Street Biscuit Company- Breakfast & Lunch
  • Matthew’s Restaurant- Dinner
  • M Shack- Lunch & Dinner
  • Rue Saint Marc- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Sake House- Lunch & Dinner
  • Taverna San Marco- Lunch & Dinner
  • Town Hall- Lunch & Dinner
  • The Metro Diner- Breakfast & Lunch
  • The Wine Cellar- Dinner
  • V Pizza- Lunch & Dinner

“Only in Jax” Beaches Restaurants

  • Azurea- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Beach Road Chicken Dinner- Lunch & Dinner
  • Buddha Thai Bistro- Lunch & Dinner
  • Campeche Bay- Lunch & Dinner
  • Eleven South- Dinner
  • JAXON Social- Dinner
  • M Shack-Lunch & Dinner
  • Metro Diner- Breakfast & Lunch
  • MOJO Kitchen BBQ- Lunch & Dinner
  • Nippers Beach Grille- Lunch & Dinner
  • North Beach Fish Camp- Lunch & Dinner
  • Ocean 60- Dinner
  • Old Florida Fish Camp- Lunch & Dinner
  • Poe’s Tavern- Lunch & Dinner
  • Salt Life Food Shack- Lunch & Dinner
  • Taco Lu- Lunch & Dinner
  • The Blind Rabbit- Lunch & Dinner
  • The Pier Cantina- Lunch & Dinner

“Only in Jax” Southside Restaurants

  • Blue Bamboo Restaurant- Lunch & Dinner
  • Bono’s Pit BBQ- Lunch & Dinner
  • Corner Bistro and wine bar- Lunch & Dinner
  • European Street Café- Lunch & Dinner
  • Enza's Italian Restaurant- Dinner
  • French Pantry- Lunch
  • Havana Jax Café- Lunch & Dinner
  • JJ’s Bistro de Paris- Lunch & Dinner
  • Julington Creek Fish Camp- Lunch & Dinner
  • Kazu Sushi- Lunch & Dinner
  • Latitude 360- Lunch & Dinner
  • Marker 32- Dinner
  • Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails- Lunch & Dinner
  • MShack- Lunch & Dinner
  • Ovinte- Dinner
  • Picasos- Lunch & Dinner
  • Taverna Yamas Greek Cuisine- Lunch & Dinner
  • Village Bread Café- Breakfast & Lunch
  • Wicked Barley Brewing Company- Lunch and Dinner

Only in Jax” Foodie Fact: There are more than 50 restaurants in the core of downtown Jacksonville, everything from elegant restaurants to small cafes and hip bistros. Eat at the top of the city at the Skyline Café, or below it at Benny’s Café located in an old bank tunnel #OnlyInJax.

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