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The former Ida Claire at 10209 River Coast Drive in Town Center is being transformed into Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar. | Karen Brune Mathis, Jacksonville Daily Record
11 hours ago

Whiskey Cake targets October opening at Town Center

The former Ida Claire restaurant is undergoing extensive renovations for Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar.…

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The Madi Rum development would include a restaurant, bakery, distillery and greenhouses — plus an ornamental plane shown on the rum bottle. | Jacksonville Daily Record
July 19, 2024

St. Johns rum producer plans restaurant and distillery

The Madi Rum development would be built on 6 acres on State Road 207, west of Interstate 95.…

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July 17, 2024

THE JAXSON | 10 restaurants and bars coming to Downtown Jax 

Several new restaurants and bars are in the works for Downtown Jacksonville.…

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Olive Garden Italian Kitchen could be coming to Glen Kernan Park, the residential and commercial development at northwest Butler and Hodges boulevards in South Jacksonville. | Darden Restaurants Inc.
July 16, 2024

Olive Garden exploring Glen Kernan Park location

The Olive Garden would be the first built in the area in at least a dozen years.…

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The World of Beer is a franchise that was founded in Tampa in 2007. | Jacksonville Daily Record
July 16, 2024

World of Beer reopens near Southpoint

It is the company’s third try in Jacksonville and the second franchise owner at Butler Boulevard off I-95.…

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Caddyshack, at 455 S. Legacy Trail E106 in St. Augustine, opened in June 2001. | J. Brooks Terry, Jacksonville Daily Record
July 12, 2024

Caddyshack restaurant isn’t going anywhere

The anchor restaurant at World Golf Village just signed a 10-year lease.…

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Sweet tea prices have gotten less sweet, some diners have noticed | Hanna Raskin
July 9, 2024

At tea time, everybody’s aggrieved (by the price)

Jacksonville diners are experiencing sticker shock when they order a sweet tea.…

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Voodoo Brewing Co. is opening at 1974 San Marco Blvd. | Karen Brune Mathis, Jacksonville Daily Record
July 9, 2024

Voodoo Brewing Co. will open Saturday in San Marco

The brew pub will open in a 99-year-old building formerly occupied by Bohemian Lounge, Indochine and Square One.…

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Norberto Jaramillo operates three restaurants in St. Augustine – La Cocina Bistro and Catering, La Cocina Mexican Restaurant and the new La Cocina in the Cellar Upstairs, which he expects to open in July. | Dan Macdonald, Jacksonville Daily Record
June 28, 2024

La Cocina moving from St. Augustine Beach to downtown

The restaurant closed at Castillo Real Resort Hotel. It will reopen in July at the top of the San Sebastian…

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Hooters said it "made the difficult decision to close a select number of underperforming stores."
June 25, 2024

Hooters closes in Orange Park, one of 40 nationwide

Hooters closed many “underperforming” restaurants, but two Hooters remain in Northeast Florida.…

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Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant is planned for 10601 San Jose Blvd. in the Mandarin Landing shopping center. | Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant
June 20, 2024

Permit issued for Cooper’s Hawk in Mandarin

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant will have inside and patio dining, bars and a retail area.…

Featured image for “Fresh-Mex & Co. signs lease in St. Johns County”
Fresh-Mex & Co. plans a second location in the Shoppes of St. Johns Parkway at northwest St. Johns Parkway and County Road 210 in St. Johns County. | Jacksonville Daily Record
June 17, 2024

Fresh-Mex & Co. signs lease in St. Johns County

The Tex-Mex Cantina was founded in 2017 in the Southpoint area before moving to St. Johns Town Center.…

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Pour Taproom and Pizza Jeans restaurant are planned in the VyStar Credit Union garage Downtown at 61 N. Laura St. | Jacksonville Daily Record
June 13, 2024

Pizza and self-serve beer on tap for Downtown Jacksonville

The city is reviewing a building permit for Pour Taproom and Pizza Jeans in the VyStar Credit Union garage at…

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June 11, 2024

REVIEW | Istanbul Grill & Bakery 

Istanbul Grill & Bakery on the Southside: a magical experience best enjoyed with friends.…

Featured image for “Coop 303 opens Living Room Lounge for older crowd”
The Living Room Lounge is set up for comfort and relaxation. | Brandon Forschino, Out of Dust Marketing & Communications, via Jacksonville Daily Record
June 6, 2024

Coop 303 opens Living Room Lounge for older crowd

The lounge combines upscale cocktails with a small bite menu for people who don’t want to hang out with younger…

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The Beach Bowl on Beach Boulevard has been renovated and expanded. | News4Jax
June 6, 2024

Historic Beach Bowl will reopen this month

The bowling alley on Beach Boulevard has been renovated and expanded since closing in 2019.…

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Site plans include this illustration of Electric Dough Pizza Co. | Jacksonville Daily Record
June 5, 2024

Pizza restaurant submits plans at San Marco Theatre

Electric Dough Pizza Co. could open in the former San Marco Theatre building by the end of the year.…

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1810 Tacos y Tequila opened June 3 in Marsh Landing Plaza in Jacksonville Beach. | Dan Macdonald, Jacksonville Daily Record
June 4, 2024

1810 Tacos y Tequila opens in Jacksonville Beach

The Mexican restaurant is in the former Whiskey Jax in Marsh Landing Plaza. Whiskey Jax closed there in November 2021.…

Featured image for “Culver’s proposes restaurant in North Jacksonville”
Culver’s specializes in ButterBurgers — burgers on buttered, toasted buns — and frozen custard. | Jacksonville Daily Record
June 4, 2024

Culver’s proposes restaurant in North Jacksonville

The Wisconsin-based chain has submitted plans for a location at northeast Max Leggett Parkway and Hyatt Road.…

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Silkie’s Chicken and Champagne Bar closed Monday. | Google
June 4, 2024

Popular Silkie’s restaurant closes in Springfield

The owner, former Top Chef contestant Kenny Gilbert, blamed reduced customers, inflation and employee turnover.…

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A1A Ale Works at 1 King St. in St. Augustine. | Jacksonville Daily record
May 24, 2024

A1A Ale Works is closing in St. Augustine

Sunday will be the last day of business for the restaurant in the historic downtown. Owners said their lease is…

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May 21, 2024

THE JAXSON | The Chitlin’ Circuit and barbecue in Jacksonville

While the Chitlin’ Circuit is generally recognized for its musical contributions to society, in honor of National Barbecue Month, barbecue…

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An illustration shows the Izakaya Ko restaurant planned at 1198 Beach Blvd. in Jacksonville Beach. | Jacksonville Daily Record
May 17, 2024

Japanese gastropub to open in Jacksonville Beach

The owners of Bento Asian Kitchen + Sushi will bring a new concept when Izakaya Ko opens in June.…

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A restaurant management company plans to build offices, retail and a second-story rooftop restaurant in the 100 block of Fifth Avenue North in Jacksonville Beach. | Jax Beach Investment Holdings
May 16, 2024

Rooftop restaurant proposed in Jacksonville Beach

Jax Beach Investment Holdings is seeking rezoning to build offices, retail and a second-story restaurant on Five Avenue North.…