4000 St. Johns Avenue Suite 40, Avondale Jacksonville, FL 32205
Owned by a Brazilian couple, Espeto brings vibrant flavors from Porto Alegre to historic Avondale. The word 'espeto' is Portuguese for 'skewer', and this Brazilian steakhouse has scrumptious skewered meats to offer you. Filet mignon wrapped in bacon, leg of lamb and pepper sirloin are some of the sizzling skewers you can gorge on. The tapas menu has a selection of small portions of roasted meats. A number of cocktails and virgin drinks are also available. Children two and below eat free, and there are discounts for children up to 12.
3551 Saint Johns Avenue Avondale Jacksonville, FL 32205
The Blue Fish Restaurant & Oyster Bar is the perfect place to catch up with friends over a delicious seafood meal. Always buzzing with large groups looking to have a great time, this restaurant has some truly delicious menu offerings for you. Appetizers like the crab bisque and seafood gumbo give you a fair idea of just how delicious your meal is going to be, and sandwiches like the fried oyster po'boy and bleu burger have you salivating. But the real heroes of the menu are entrées like the lemon caper catch, mojo grouper and horseradish crusted catch. From the raw bar, you should definitely sample the Oysters Bienville, raw oysters and Blue Fish mussels. Sunday brunch is served between 10.30a and 2.30p.
1986 San Marco Boulevard San Marco Jacksonville, FL 32207
Flavors from Spain and Italy have left quite an impression on the culinary team at Taverna San Marco, which is why there is a menu full of seasonal delights from the two countries. Fresh, local produce is used to create a menu featuring some truly mouthwatering concoctions. The pastas and brick oven pizzas are the highlights of the menu, and many frequent the restaurant just to savor these offerings. The Neapolitan style traditional margherita and soppressata are the pizzas you should definitely try, while the house-made fettucini and seafood linguini are just two of the many delightful pastas you could sample. If you stop by for brunch, prosciutto cones, banana bread, lemon-ricotta pancakes and mimosas are what you will get to gorge on. Even the renowned wine list captures Spanish and Italian flavors, which you can savor by the glass. You should definitely try these wines and the tap beers available during Happy Hour, in operation between 5p and 7p, Tuesday to Saturday.
4840 Big Island Drive Suite 05, The Markets at Town Center Jacksonville, FL 32246
Situated at the Markets at Town Center, BlackFinn American Grille is the place to head to for some delicious American fare, be it burgers, steaks or seafood. Starters like Finn fries, garlic shrimp and Southern nachos are perfect company for the drinks available at the Saloon. Lime seared salmon, Hong Kong style Chilean sea bass and fish tacos are some of the seafood items you can enjoy. The Italian Job and Bourbon Street are ideal for those craving a delicious burger. The kids have their own little menu of treats like chicken fingers and peanut butter and jelly. Game days bring with them a special menu of fan favorites. Sunday brunch is served between 11a and 4p.
9822 Tapestry Park Circle Suite 111 Jacksonville, FL 32246
Located at Tapestry Park, III Forks is a restaurant you can rely on not only for great steaks, but also some delicious seafood. The menu is segregated into Beef Market and Fish Market, both featuring some truly fantastic creations. Beef lovers looking for a juicy steak are sure to be satisfied by the filet mignon, prime NY strip pepper and tenderloin tips, which will be cooked as per your directions. The Fish Market offers you Atlantic salmon, cold water rock lobster tail and Chilean seabass, among other dishes. The French dip sandwich and vegetable ravioli are local favorites. From the wine cellar, you can pick some of the finest wines from the world over. The many dining rooms at the restaurant are perfect for private events.
10367 Midtown Parkway St. Johns Town Center Jacksonville, FL 32246
Located at the St. Johns Town Center, Maggiano's Little Italy is a great place to head to for a meal with the family. Authentic Italian fare and excellent service are the hallmarks of this restaurant. You can choose to dine in or take your food to go; alternatively, you could have your meal delivered straight to your home. Your Italian meal begins with appetizers like mozzarella marinara, calamari fritte and margherita flatbread; after gorging on these mouthwatering starters you can move on to pastas and chicken, seafood, veal and beef entrées. Parties of four and above can opt for the family style meals which are charged per person.
Formerly known as Buddha's Belly, Buddha Thai Bistro is absolute heaven for lovers of the Asian cuisine. The service is excellent and the prices reasonable, but neither of these is the best aspect of the restaurant. One of the main reasons it is so popular is the fact that it caters to vegans as well, and not just through a few dishes; there is a complete section of the menu dedicated to vegan dishes. The regular menu features, apart from the eternal favorite Pad Thai, delectable offerings like golden citrus chicken, Siamese fried rice and kalua ribs.
8775 Baypine Road The Art Institute of Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL 32256
Passport Restaurant is a venture of The Art Institute of Jacksonville. Students at the International Culinary School located at the institute gain exposure to the culinary world, while patrons are treated to some delicious food. You can begin your meal with small plates like forest mushroom soup, smoked duck and potato poppers and pan seared sea scallops. The large plates, priced at USD7, comprise buttermilk fried chicken sliders, roasted lamb salad and hot pastrami on rye. Apple and cranberry cobbler and molten chocolate cake complete the affordable meal. Timings may vary according to semester, so do check the website before planning a visit.
10601 San Jose Boulevard Suite 109, Mandarin Landing Shopping Center Jacksonville, FL 32257
Authentic Italian fare with a home-cooked flavor is what you get at Enza's Italian Restaurant. Located at the Mandarin Landing Shopping Center, this restaurant serves you some delightful dishes in large portions. Cold appetizers like beef carpaccio and hot ones like calamari fritti set the tone perfectly, and the dishes that follow are just as satisfying. The baked dinners like the ziti, lasagna and cannelloni are delicious, as are the varieties of pasta. Happy Hour is between 4p and 7p, Tuesday through Friday. The banquet room can be hired for private events.
3130 Hartley Road Ramada Conference Center Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL 32257
Although it is located at the Ramada Conference Center Jacksonville, GiGi's patrons are not limited to guests at the hotel. The Crab Leg and Prime Rib buffets attract hordes of hungry people every Friday and Saturday evening. The Blue Jean Sunday brunch served between 11a and 2p is also hugely popular. Children up to ten years of age are eligible for discounts at these feasts.
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