333 North First Street Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
Featuring tastes from Asia, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East, specialty dishes at this eatery include Spicy Thai Beef salad, Japanese Seaweed salad, grilled vegetable pizza, Roquefort Crusted Filet Mignon or Roasted Sante Fe Chicken. In the lounge, live bands and a disc jockey play the area's hottest music ranging from jazz, dance and techno to swing and rhythm and blues. Waterfront dining is indoors or out on the veranda in casual elegance with white linen-covered tables. Inside, seating is peppered throughout the lounge around the stage and piano bar.
You can't miss this place with the huge "Eat at Joe's" sign visible from blocks away. Sporting a bright blue-and-red-trimmed exterior and a boardwalk ramp that leads up to front door, the restaurant focuses on seafood selections with a few landlubber options. There's a full bar and a limited selection of beer and wine. Seafood is the main catch from grouper prepared with craw fish sauce to fried or grilled shrimp. You can request your fish or seafood dish the way you want it-blackened, grilled, broiled, fried or lemon peppered.
331 Marsh Landing Parkway Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
The southwestern and Mexican style cuisine served here is fresh, delicious and affordable. The dining area has Sante Fe-style chair backs to cacti and soft desert shades. Southwestern-themed art decorates textured walls. Begin with chips and salsa from the salsa bar, or snack on nachos with steak or chicken. Stuffed quesadillas or crispy Mexican pizza topped with grilled chicken, cheese and veggies will get you started. There are large, fresh salads topped with meat and served in a crispy tortilla shell, and side items include rice and black beans.
French for "The Enclosure," Amelia Island's premiere French restaurant adds a dash of European culture to this small community. Light music adds intimacy to this cozy spot that comes complete with candlelight and a cottage setting. Master Chef-owner Katherine Ewing was trained in France and creates such treasures as a chicken and pork liver pate, escargots, or Crabe Farci, a crabmeat cake served with assorted peppers and pineapple relish. Entrees might include Coquilles St Jacques a la Provenal or a catch of the day with an irresistible sauce.
Located at the foot of Center Street at the Fernandina Harbor Marina, elegant Brett's Waterway Cafe is a local favorite, being the only restaurant with a view of the Intra coastal Waterway. Daily lunch and dinner specials are offered and the menu features a wide variety of chicken, beef and a selection of Florida fresh seafood. Thursday through Saturday, a pianist entertains and the restaurant has a full bar offering beer, wine and cocktails. Casual resort wear is the preferred dress code.
The Hilltop Club restaurant is a fine example of a classic Victorian mansion. Tucked away in the trees, it looks like a plush bed-and-breakfast. It has been lauded as one of the most romantic restaurants in the area. Tantalizing appetizers include she-crab soup, escargot with garlic and mushrooms and Chesapeake crab cakes. Plenty of unusual salads and light fare are also available, including Key West Chicken Salad. Entrees range from fillet mignon to lamb chops, chicken Mondavi to the chef's pasta of the day.
This charming brick pub and restaurant is conveniently located just off A1A, north of Jacksonville in historic downtown Fernandina Beach. A family-owned and operated spot, O'Kane's boasts traditional Irish food and music. A bright, cheerful dining area features hanging plants and large windows trimmed with lace curtains. Corned beef and cabbage is offered on Sundays. Other favorites include steak and Guinness, chicken stew and shepherd's pie along with seafood, steaks and chicken, all prepared American-style.
319 23rd Avenue South Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
Cruiser's Grill is where the locals go to fill up with scrumptious hamburgers and thick milkshakes. Servers pass out Tootise Roll lollipops to everyone at the table. It makes for a tasty and fun finish! This casual beach restaurant has both outdoor and indoor seating, so you can enjoy your beer or sangria inside or out. Chocolate or vanilla milkshakes are made to order-with Haagen Daz ice cream, but make sure to save room for the rest of the meal. But for those diners watching their waistbands, you can order a Big Salad filled with chunky, fresh vegetables.
A little taste of the Big Easy-is what you'll find at this microbrewery pub called Ragtime Tavern, Seafood and Grill. Live music provides jazzy entertainment on weekends, and the fiery Cajun cuisine is a favorite with Jacksonville locals. Multi-leveled dining areas and dark woods provide an intimate feel. Unusual appetizers include tender artichoke hearts with horseradish dip, and the menu continues with New Orleans favorites from Po-Boy sandwiches to grilled seafood, chowder, and red beans and rice.
725 Atlantic Boulevard Suite 6 Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
North Beach Bistro is an unassuming restaurant due its location in a strip mall. Housed in a former steakhouse, the restaurant will surprise you in a pleasant way with its rich woody interiors, open kitchen and sublime food using fresh and organic produces. If you want to go for the Tapas fare, then indulge in the delightful dishes such as Calypso crusted mahi mahi and bistro fish bites. Or for dinner try the veal Osso Buco, Coq au Vin and fisherman's stew. The restaurant serves lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Get entertained by the Wednesday trivia nights and live music every Thursday through Saturday. North Beach Bistro is a great place to be in with family and friends for all occasions.
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