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Classic Southern Comfort

Beach Road Chicken Dinners serves up the best fried chicken in Jacksonville! A favorite amongst locals, located in the same spot since 1939.


Flavors of the Coast.

Stop into the historic San Marco district for the freshest flavors of Florida for Bistro AIX's raw bar.


A Taste of Jacksonville

Dining options in Northeast Florida range from upscale bistros to down-home fish camps, all infused with warm Southern charm.


Not all Fish Camps are Shacks!

Try North Beach Fish Camp located in the Beaches Town Center. Feeling adventurous pop into Singleton's Seafood Shack.


Candy Apple Cafe

A perfect date night option while in Jacksonville, end the evening with a tour of Sweet Pete's Factory.

Dining Only In Jax

Get those taste buds ready for a new experience! Jacksonville’s dining scene is an eclectic hybrid of inspired casual elegance and classic southern comfort, infused with the flavors of the coast and a dash of international flair.

Southern Comfort

Elegant Dining:


  • Enjoy american classics while tasting some of the best local beer Jacksonville has to offer! Only in Jax gastro-pubs include Kickbacks and Goozlepipe & Guttyworks with over 90 beers on tap and the Blind Rabbit. Both are located on King Street in the historic Riverside Beer & Food District.

Fish Camps:

Food Trucks:

  • Forget the hot dogs and pretzels, food trucks in Jacksonville offer only the freshest and most creative options on their menus. From American, to Caribbean, to BBQ, to Vegan dishes, the Jax Food Truckies are an emerging trend that is here to stay. Currently 90 Food Trucks are in operation covering the entire Jacksonville area. Check out a few of our blogs and let your taste buds explode!

How Good is Our Food?

  • There are 19 Chefs from Jacksonville on America’s Best Chefs List
  • The Jax Food Truckies are on fire! There are 90+ Licensed Food Trucks in Jacksonville.
  • There are 99+ ethnic restaurants in Jacksonville
  • Jacksonville has 30+ restaurants offering vegan dishes on their menus and 22 restaurants with gluten-free menus in Jacksonville
  • Jacksonville has 19+ locally sourced restaurants in Jacksonville. They are all locally owned
  • Guy Fieri, a popular host on the Food Network visited serveral Jacksonville restaurants including the Fox, Culhane's Irish Pub, 13 Gypsies, Singleton's Seafood Shack in Mayport, Metro Diner and more. Cameras were rolling as Fieri traveled to get footage for the hit show "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives." 
  • BREW Five Points was named one of the best new coffee shops in America
  • Jacksonville restaurant Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails was named one of the best new restaurants in Florida by Florida Trend
  • Spoon University placed Jacksonville's Metro Diner 9th on its list of “Where to Find the Best Chicken and Waffles in America.”
  • Forbes Travel Guide named Jacksonville as one of the “5 Surprising Foodie Cities to Visit Right Now”

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