6135 Youngerman Circle, Jacksonville, FL, US, 32244
- Phone: (904) 777-5313
- Fax: (904) 778-1545
Southend Brewery and Smokehouse serves traditional American cuisine at its best. This eatery serves a variety of chilled refreshing ales and delicious burgers and sandwiches. The two level restaurant has a much younger crowd on the lower level and an after-work office crowd on the upper level. The place is famous for its awesome views and the DJ spinning out some great tracks. The beer is absolutely top class, so don't miss this one.
Jazz it up with breakfast or lunch at this charming downtown café in the Bank of America Tower. An in-house bakery adds mouthwatering aromas to the air. The café proudly displays posters and artwork relating to the city's annual Jacksonville Jazz Festival. For breakfast, choose from eggs and ham, bacon or sausage stuffed into a warm pita. For lunch, enjoy a varied menu, which includes low-fat, low-cholesterol choices like the baked breast of chicken sandwich, hummus, tabbouleh sandwiches and pasta primavera.
Situated at the Jacksonville Landing, Benny's Steak & Seafood offers you a great meal by the St. John's River. This great view can be enjoyed from within the restaurant or out on the patio; in either case, a great experience is guaranteed. This restaurant has something for everyone, whether you're a lover of seafood or like your food to come from the land. The chef's seafood specialties include the Caribbean style jerk sword served with crab meat, shrimp and fruit salsa and the three pepper honey-glazed salmon. Between 11a and 3p, Monday through Friday, you can grab a power lunch for USD7.95. There are cocktails and wines on offer, perhaps best enjoyed during Happy Hour which is in operation between 4.30p and 7.30 p, Monday to Friday. This riverside destination makes for a great venue for private events.
At Chew Restaurant, an effort is made to serve great food by using quality products which are either made in-house or sourced from outside. Try the vanilla-peppercorn lobster salad along with any of the entrées and wash it down with a wine or beer of your choice. If you are not in the mood for a lavish dinner, choose from the sandwiches section with a choice of side salad or potato chips.
Most of the time this place is like any other restaurant and serves its Jamaican variety of dishes. On weekends, however, it turns into a rocking nightclub. Fridays and Saturdays are fun with DJs playing groovy tunes or live bands performing. Their signature dishes happen to be Jerk Chicken & Fish, that are sizzling hot and of course spicy. Moreover, you'll feel comfortable with the warm customer service and the owner coming up and chopping it up with you.
Located in the luxurious Omni Hotel Jacksonville in the heart of downtown, elegant cuisine is served all day long including breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. With an upscale, but casual ambiance, prices are moderate. There is a European bistro feeling, with rich woods and crisp linens. American and Italian dishes prevail. Pasta, seafood, chicken or steak is masterfully prepared. Filet mignon is topped with a tri-color peppercorn demi-glace, and there is a grilled catch-of-the-day. A full bar is available, along with a selection of vintage wines.
Ruth's Chris Steak House is where you go when you want a good thick steak cooked the American way in a comfortable and sophisticated environment. It also has a separate bar, decor features a elegant dark wooded finish with booths. The steaks here are highly recommended, so why not try the 'Oscar style' steak topped with asparagus, crab cakes and bearnaise sauce. The menu does cater to the likes of chicken, pork and seafood. Very pricey but definnitely worth the service and the quality.
Earlier called Club 618, this vibrant venue is a city hot spot always rocking for action. The plush red lounge with huge, decorative paper lanterns hanging from the ceiling, has lived up to the name and fame of Club 618; rather it's become better and more spacious. The patio serves as a dancing spot in the nightclub and live music is always playing in the background. Check out the place especially on weekends, as there are live, entertaining events happening here.
River City Brewing Company is the spot for great dining and dancing right on the St. Johns River. Boat slips are available on the riverfront. Rent a boat at one of the marinas and cruise right up to the dock, or just pull up a seat and watch boaters. The brewery features four handcrafted beers to go along with a diverse menu featuring plenty of seafood entrees, prime rib and steaks. The Sunday seafood buffet is also a popular option. Considering there is a wealth of hotels nearby, the restaurant is popular with tourists, and a good place for and afternoon business meeting.
It's hard to decide what is better about this restaurant, the food or the view. You'll have an enchanting time deciding for yourself at this Jacksonville classic. The Chart House has the right idea, serving fresh seafood in the traditional style that you'd expect from a waterfront restaurant. Why mess with a good thing? The menu consists of an extensive selection of every fish, crustacean and shell creature imaginable, as well as some land roamers. Classics like Shrimp Cocktail and Macadamia Crusted Mahi Mahi are exceptional, and the wine list is just as sizable as the menu.
A meal at Morton's includes juicy steaks, fine wine and great cigars. Begin with a Double Porterhouse Steak, Baked Boston Scrod or Cajun Ribeye Steak and end with Chocolate Velvet Cake or New York Cheesecake. Don't forget to wash it down with wine—you get to choose from a list of 175. The restaurant is also available for parties and business meetings. On specific days you'll get to savor complimentary Filet Mignon sandwiches and cheap Martinis as it's 'Mortini Night'. Don't miss it!
Located on Prudential Drive on the south bank of the St Johns River, this 25-year-old restaurant exudes a classic Mediterranean atmosphere with intimate indoor or outdoor dining. Appetizers include beluga caviar, fresh scallops, or tender crab cakes. Between courses, a cooling sorbet is served and the restaurant features a number of showy tableside preparations including Caesar salads and steak Diane. Other selections include seafood, duckling, and even a vegetarian dish or two. It offers an impressive selection of 250 vintages and 30 varieties are available by the glass.