Food is at the center of family and friend outings, local culture and social scenes. These destinations paint a picture of the diverse palettes in and around Jacksonville.
For Waking Up
Angie’s Family Restaurant
233 S Marine Blvd
This family restaurant features country cooking for breakfast and lunch. Try their pancakes, omelets and grits today!
2405B N Marine Blvd
For over 30 years, this family-owned diner has been serving up down-home cookin’ for breakfast and lunch, including their famous homemade biscuits, pancakes and omelets.
1631 Western Blvd, Ste 200
This local favorite offers breakfast, brunch and lunch favorites, from traditional to healthy innovative creations.
Southern Harvest Soul Food
2355 Western Blvd
Serving up breakfast and brunch Wednesday - Saturday, this local favorite feeds our community southern cuisine “Straight from the Heart of Mississippi”. Be sure to try their chicken & waffles, shrimp & grits, and southern-style biscuits & gravy.
Around the World
Wasabi Japanese Sushi & Cuisine
472 Western Blvd
This modern Japanese gem features sushi, sashimi, curry, teriyaki, tempura and all the rolls you could imagine. Available for dine-in, carry-out, or delivery.
Liliana’s Colombian Restaurant & Bakery
4075 Gum Branch Rd #5
Traditional Colombian cuisine served with love. They are open Tuesday – Saturday. Stop by and find your favorites, including empanadas, pies and belly pork. Finish off your meal with one of their amazing desserts, such as Tres leches cake or leche flans.
Marrakesh Mediterranean Cuisine
409 Western Blvd
Family-owned restaurant, serving authentic Mediterranean cuisine. Check out their stuffed grape leaves, falafel, spanakopita, and of course, baklavas.
331 Western Blvd. C
This local favorite serves up authentic Filipino cuisine, including lumpia, sisig, chicken curry, and halo-halo.
610 Court St
Open Wednesday – Saturday, this unpretentious eatery offers homestyle Caribbean fare, plus simple American comfort food. Don’t forget to try the jerk chicken and curry chicken!
Sake Asian Fusion
461 Western Blvd, #110
Family-oriented Asian-style restaurant serving imaginative, colorful sushi rolls, hibachi, teriyaki, a variety of noodles and more.
Dewey's Bar + Bistro
720 Court St
Paying homage to the original Dewey's Restaurant from the 1940's, this new establishment offers a boutique-style dinner with handcrafted food and drinks. There is also a courtyard side with TVs, games and the opportunity to meet new friends.
Hakata Teppanyaki, Sushi and Ramen
2553 Onslow Dr
Enjoy the hibachi show, fresh sushi and delicious ramen, along with a full-service bar.
2121 N Marine Blvd
Made from scratch, modern southern comfort cuisine with amazing drink specials. Be sure to try their bourbon-glazed salmon, crispy Brussels sprouts, and red velvet crème brûlée. Open Thursday – Saturday for brunch, dinner and Late Night, and Sundays for brunch and dinner.
Angry Ginger Irish Pub
1202 Gum Branch Rd
This laid-back hangout features Irish-inspired dishes, a full bar, pool tables, darts, karaoke and live music. Check out their adjacent Garden Pavilion, featuring a brick-fire oven, full bar and heated outdoor space.
The Grazing Tray
720 Court St
Be sure to check out Jacksonville's first charcuterie-inspired cafe! This is a great stop for breakfast, lunch or some coffee with friends.
The Kettle Diner
300 Marine Blvd
A NY-style diner with a southern flair! Established in 2001, this diner serves up a delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Ducks Grille & Bar
1207 Gum Branch Rd
Check out this cozy setting for seafood and American fare, while enjoying their amazing wine selection. Check their website event schedule for comedy nights, DJs and live piano.
1638 Western Blvd
Mouthwatering BBQ and classic sides with a mission to honor the military, police officers, firefighters and first responders.
Plaza Del Mariachi
101 Parkwood Dr
Authentic Mexican flavor from their tacos, carne asada, a ceviche bar, fresh guacamole and amazing drinks.
754-A-D Ramsey Rd
Amazing specialty pizzas, wings, burgers, craft beers, handcrafted cocktails, over 35 arcade games and a full karaoke stage. Fun for the whole family.
Hook & Reel Cajun Seafood & Bar
2109 N Marine Blvd
This is a great local option for seafood lovers. You can't go wrong with their southern, home-style boils, raw bar, or Po' Boys.
75 Balsam Rd, (910) 939-5566 and
4200 Western Blvd, (910) 353-3300
Family-owned pizzeria serving appetizers, salads, pizza, calzones and strombolis, subs, pasta and desserts.