Must-try Restaurants in Jacksonville, FL!

People will travel anywhere for good food – it’s crazy. – Rene Redzepi


When you’re traveling, what’s the first thing you’d like to try in such a new and exciting environment? Well, aside from the comfy bed at the hotel, you would probably love to take a bite at the exquisite food.


Here in Jax, there are a lot of superb restaurants that can give you an unforgettable dining experience. Because of the cultural diversity, you might be a bit surprised about the various flavors that could satisfy your need for good food.

Here are our personal favorites that we recommend you should try:


Maple  Street Biscuit Company

This charming place serves tasty and buttery biscuits which can make you full at such a reasonable price. You might think a biscuit is just a light pastry but you would think more differently if you dine here. If comfort food is what your craving for, this would be the perfect place. We personally love The Squawking Goat!

2004 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207 | (904) 398-1004


Gilbert’s Social

This new joint is definitely mind-blowing. Chef Kenny certainly did a good job in making this restaurant glow by providing flavorful and appetizing dishes. You might think Southern food might not be all special but you’ll think twice when taste Southern dishes with a twist. Make sure to try the Goat Curry Soup!

4021 Southside Blvd, Ste 200, Jacksonville, FL 32216 | (904) 647-7936


Marianas Grinds

Looking for a Hawaiian/Filipino/Chamorro or flavor from the Islands? You would be expecting a treat from this delightful joint.  You can taste authentic dishes that will simple make you remember your trip to Hawaii. Spam might not be something exciting for you but in this restaurant, it becomes a star!

11380-10 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32246 | (206) 612-6596



Maybe you want a more Mediterranean flavor for your taste? Homemade Lebanese food will make you craving for more. Although it’s not a really big place, Karams definitely delivers when it comes to satisfying your taste buds. The Meat Shawarma Plate is something you trywould add to your list!

4241 University Blvd S, Jacksonville, FL 32216 | (904) 636-9595


Sushi Bear Sushi & Grill

Feeling Japanese? Well, if you’re up for sushi, this place will be a paradise for you. Their menu consists of unique and great options of sushi that would be comforting for you. Other Japanese meals might not be available here because you know, it’s all about sushi.

4530 St Johns Ave, Ste 9, Jacksonville, FL 32210 | (904) 503-0690


What’s your favorite restaurant in Jax? Tell us about it!

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