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Your favorite restaurants

Published on May 3, 2023 at 1:23 pm

Jacksonville Today newsletter readers are sharing their local restaurant recommendations, and we can’t keep them all to ourselves. As mom would say, “Mangia!”

We’ll add more as they come in, so bookmark this page or check back to make sure you can try them all.

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Key: Red heart = favorite. Blue heart = restaurants with more than one vote

Full list of favorite restaurants (in alphabetical order):

  • 13 Gypsies – Riverside
  • Abstrakt Filipino Essence – Jacksonville Beach
  • Al Dente’s Ristorante Italiano – St. Johns
  • Ale Pie House – Avondale
  • Anejo Cocina Mexicana – Ponte Vedra Beach
  • Angie’s Subs – Jacksonville Beach
  • Aqua Grill – Ponte Vedra Beach
  • Athenian Owl – Baymeadows
  • Barbara Jean’s on the Water – Ponte Vedra Beach
  • Bar Molino – San Marco
  • Barnacle Bill’s Seafood House – St. Augustine
  • bb’s restaurant and bar – Southbank/San Marco
  • Beach Diner – multiple locations
  • The Bearded Pig – San Marco
  • Bella Vista Italian Restaurant – Fruit Cove
  • Berndt Ends BBQ – Mandarin
  • Biscottis – Avondale
  • Bistro AIX – San Marco
  • Blue Bamboo Canton Bistro – Mandarin
  • Blue Orchid Thai Cuisine – Atlantic Beach and Riverside
  • The Bread & Board – Downtown Jax
  • Buddha Thai Bistro – Jacksonville Beach
  • Burrito Gallery – multiple locations
  • Cafe Karibo – Fernandina Beach
  • Callahan Barbecue – Callahan
  • Catullo’s Italian – Intracoastal West and Nocatee
  • La Cena Ristorante – Murray Hill
  • Chan’s Chinese Restaurant – Northside
  • Chow Down Alley – Bartram Park
  • City Grille and Raw Bar – Southbank
  • Cleo’s Sandwich Shop – San Mateo
  • Columbia Restaurant – St. Augustine
  • Community Loaves – Murray Hill
  • Cowford Chophouse – Downtown Jacksonville
  • Cowtown Tavern – Lakewood
  • Crispy’s Springfield Gallery – Springfield
  • The Cuban Café and Bakery – St. Augustine
  • The Cuban Place Restaurant – Mandarin
  • The Cummer Café – Riverside
  • The District SPR – Springfield
  • D&LP Subs – Jacksonville Beach
  • Don Juan’s Restaurant – Mandarin
  • Doro – Neptune Beach
  • Dreamette Ice Cream – Springfield
  • Eleven South – Jacksonville Beach
  • EJ’s Bistro & Pizza – Arlington
  • Enza’s Italian Restaurant – Mandarin
  • European Street Cafe – San Marco + Riverside
  • Fast Eddy’s Quick Mideast – Southside
  • Flying Iguana Taqueria + Tequila Bar – Neptune Beach
  • Foo Dog Curry Traders – Riverside
  • Fox Restaurant – Avondale
  • The French Pantry – Bowden
  • Gators BBQ – Westside
  • Gina’s Deli – Murray Hill
  • Green Papaya Thai and Sushi – Orange Park
  • Grinders American Diner – Regency
  • Grumpy’s Restaurant – Neptune Beach
  • Hawkers Asian Street Food – Five Points and Neptune Beach
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  • Heavenly Chocolate Creations – Murray Hill
  • Hightide Burrito & Bar – Ortega
  • Hovan Gourmet Mediterranean – Five Points
  • Irie Diner Caribbean Restaurant – Orange Park
  • Jerry’s Grille – Girvin
  • Josephine – Avondale
  • Julington Creek Fish Camp – Mandarin
  • Jumpin’ Jax House of Food – Downtown and Southside
  • Kazu Sushi Burrito – multiple locations
  • Kingfish Grill on the Water – St. Augustine
  • Leo’s Pizza Italiano – Normandy
  • Leona’s Cucina – Mandarin
  • The Local – multiple locations
  • Loop Restaurant/Loop Pizza Grill – multiple locations
  • Los Loros Mexican Restaurant – Baymeadows Center
  • Maa Kitchen – Baymeadows Center
  • Mackey’s Munchies – Orange Park
  • Mali Thai Sushi – Southside
  • Mandaloun Mediterranean Cuisine – Baymeadows
  • Marker 32 – Intracoastal West
  • Matt’s Italian Cuisine – Arlington
  • McFlamingo – Ponte Vedra Beach
  • Metro Diner – San Marco (the original of multiple locations)
  • Mezza Luna Ristorante – Neptune Beach
  • The Mini Bar Donuts – Deerwood
  • Mojo Bar-B-Que – Lakewood
  • Monkey’s Uncle Tavern – Jacksonville Beach
  • The Mossfire Grill – Five Points
  • La Nopalera Mexican Restaurant – multiple locations
  • North Beach Beach Camp – Neptune Beach
  • Noura Cafe – Lakewood
  • The Olive Tree Mediterranean Grille – San Marco
  • One Night Taco Stand – Mandarin
  • O’Steen’s Restaurant – St. Augustine
  • Pagoda Restaurant – Baymeadows
  • Palm Valley Fish Camp – Ponte Vedra Beach
  • Pattaya Thai Grille – Riverside
  • Penman Diner – Jacksonville Beach
  • Le Petit Paris Cafe – Mandarin and Atlantic Beach
  • Picasso’s – Mandarin
  • Plenti – Brooklyn
  • Poe’s Tavern – Atlantic Beach
  • Poppy’s Italiano – Ponte Vedra Beach
  • Posting House – San Marco
  • Red’s Steakhouse – Ponte Vedra Beach
  • Restaurant Orsay – Avondale
  • The Rib Shack – Goodby’s Creek
  • Riverside Liquors & The Restaurant in Riverside – Riverside
  • Royal Palm Village Wine and Tapas – Atlantic Beach
  • Rue Saint Marc – San Marco
  • Taverna – San Marco
  • Salumeria 104 -Atlantic Beach
  • Santioni’s Italian Restaurant – Fleming Island
  • Seafood Kitchen – Atlantic Beach
  • Secret Garden Café – Southside
  • Silkie’s Chicken and Champagne Bar – Springfield
  • Solazo Taqueria – Murray Hill
  • Sonny’s BBQ – multiple locations
  • Soul Food Bistro – Regency
  • Southern Charm – San Marco
  • The Southern Grill – Southbank
  • St. Marys Seafood and More – Mandarin
  • Tabouleh Cafe – Arlington
  • TacoLu- Jacksonville Beach
  • Taqueria Cinco – Five Points
  • Tokyo Ramen and Poke – Neptune Beach
  • Town Hall Restaurant – San Marco
  • T-Rays Burger Station – Fernandina Beach
  • University Diner – Arlington
  • V Pizza – multiple locations
  • Vagabond Coffee – Murray Hill
  • Valley Smoke Restaurant – Ponte Vedra Beach
  • Wafaa & Mike’s Cafe – Springfield
  • Wave Rider at Adventure Landing – Jacksonville Beach
  • Wild Pie – Beach Haven
  • Wok N Roll – Murray Hill
  • Woodpeckers Backyard BBQ – St. Augustine


author image Editor Jessica Palombo is editor of Jacksonville Today Jacksonville is her hometown.
author image Editor Jessica Palombo is editor of Jacksonville Today Jacksonville is her hometown.

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