1537 Margaret Street Jacksonville, FL 32204 +1 904 355 4434
Close to downtown, southwestern cuisine is a hit here. A daily happy hour from 3p to 7p welcomes the after-work crowd and many stay on to enjoy the restaurant's elegant presentation of fine food, cheerful service and casual and warm atmosphere. Outdoor seating is popular on balmy evenings. Appetizers include spinach con queso dip, nachos, quesadillas, or fresh homemade chips and salsa. Dinner entrees feature grilled fish, crab cakes, pecan chicken, grilled pork tenderloin and steaks. The menu's massive burritos, tacos and sandwiches are served with rustic fries.
300 East State Street Jacksonville, FL 32202 +1 904 353 7518
The only professional dance company in Jacksonville, this not-for-profit group of talented dancers performs a subscription series each year at the Florida Theatre (The), located downtown off I-95 and Main Street. The much-loved performance of the Nutcracker Suite is a favorite during the holiday season in December. If you are an aspiring ballerina or dancer, inquire about their professional training program called Florida Ballet II. The season begins in late October and ends in April, with an occasional summer performance. Florida Theatre seats up to 2,000 people.
1037 Park Street Jacksonville, FL 32204 +1 904 425 3835
This funky coffee shop has lightened up the Park Street Arts District. In addition to its ever-flowing cups of java, fresh sandwiches, soups and salads, it also features nightly entertainment, ranging from DJs and open microphone nights to poetry readings. Every Monday night is movie night and on Tuesdays there is anime, the latest and greatest of Japanese animation and shorts. Assorted comfy and mobile seating is scattered throughout the room,making it easy to rearrange chairs or get a better view of the evening's entertainment.
829 North Davis Street Jacksonville, FL 32202 +1 904 632 5555
The Ritz Theatre is home to gospel, jazz, other entertainment and nightlife. Community theater and film are also featured. The neighboring LaVilla Museum has more than 11,000 square feet of exhibit space and is home to art and artifacts from several African nations, as well as photographs by Aaron Mervin, paintings, ceramics and other visual arts. Local African-American artists' works are featured each year during Black History Month in February at this cultural arts center.
AMC Regency Square 24 is an ever-popular multiplex theater behind the Regency Square Mall offering the latest high-tech Hollywood productions, complete with high-quality sound and pictures and stadium style seating. Tickets can be purchased in advance, either online or over the phone with a major credit card. You can then pick up your tickets at the "Will Call" desk inside. Tons of goodies are served at a number of concession stands.
128 East Forsyth Street Jacksonville, FL 32202 +1 904 355 2787
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Florida Theatre was originally designed for both stage shows and motion pictures, and is now home to concerts, dance, plays, opera and film, as well as community-sponsored events such as lectures, private parties, conferences and corporate meetings. The theatre reflects the theme of a Moorish courtyard at night, with stars overhead, balconies, and trickling fountains. The building was restored in 1983 with state of the art technical equipment and seats approximately 2,000 people. Visit their web site or call for information on upcoming events.
The Cinemark Tinseltown in Jacksonville is a 20-screen multiplex complete with stadium seating and high quality digital sound. With 20 screens, there is a movie for everyone, whether you're going with your friends, your family or by your lonesome. While the movie projector rolls away, you can enjoy the sandwiches, hot dogs and pizzas bought at the counter. Just remember to put your phone on silent!
The outdoor patio at West Inn Cantina is a terrific place to enjoy mild weather and meet with clients or friends over drinks with a Latin themed-vibe and decor. Large and airy windows illuminate the dining area and a stucco veranda features outdoor seating. Decor reflects Tex-Mex influence without the gimmickry.
2032 San Marco Boulevard Jacksonville, FL 32207 +1 904 396 4425
Touted as the longest continuously running community theatre in the United States, Theatre Jacksonville brightens the historic San Marco District with its funky, art-deco facade of cool purples and neon lights. Since 1919, Jacksonville Theatre has been engaging audiences with live plays and musicals. Today's current troupe, consisting primarily of volunteer talent, has recently performed such plays as "Once Upon a Mattress" and "Spinning into Butter."
2012 San Marco Boulevard Jacksonville, FL 32207 +1 904 398 0726
The Grotto recently hosted its grand re-opening, transforming itself from a coffee bar to a wine bar. It is now a great place to sample your favorite wines, cheeses, and light snacks. Choose from wines by the bottle or by the glass. It is a haven for customers looking for a place to unwind, meet with friends and enjoy some camaraderie.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Jacksonville -South/St. Johns Ctr.
The Homewood Suites by Hilton Jacksonville South/St. Johns Center is an
upscale hotel in the St. Johns Town Center in South Jacksonville, Florida. Travelers will enjoy fine dining opportunities, and great entertainment activities throughout the area such as visiting local ...
The Crowne Plaza is situated on the St. Johns River,
convenient to downtown Jacksonville and plenty of nearby dining and entertainment. Within walking distance is the Jacksonville Landing, Times Union Center for the Performing Arts and the Museum of ...
Tucked away on University Boulevard just south of downtown, this
good looking Ramada Inn greets you with columns and an attractive exterior. The interior wraps around a central swimming pool. Conveniently located close to I 95, it offers easy ...