The Best Restaurants In Downtown Jacksonville

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Natalie Guerrero

Jacksonville is a place of paradise in Florida. The city has many museums and cultural experiences to explore. Take a break from seeing the sights and check out our guide to the 10 best restaurants in the area.

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The French Pantry

The French Pantry is a great stop for brunch or a light snack. This French bakery is the spot for cheesecake or a delicious bite of freshly baked sandwich bread.

Maple Street Biscuit Company is a soul food casual cafe that serves biscuit sandwiches and southern sides for breakfast and lunch. It’s perfect for an authentic southern style meal.

Southern Charm

A cozy place for smoked meats and ocean eats, Southern Charm is a warm, hospitable, and adelicious choice during your time in Jacksonville.


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This Greek utilitarian cafe offers a full list of Mediterranean classics such as gyros, falafel, kebabs, and Greek salads. Be sure to check out Tabouleh for a fresh taste of Jacksonville.

Fionn MacCool’s

Fionn MacCool’s is a classic Irish pub and eatery. This place is perfect for those in need of some classic Irish and American pub grub, draft beers, live music, and beautiful views.

Your Pie Southside

Express your inner pizza at Your Pie in Jacksonville. Guests choose a from a variety of dough, sauce, and cheese to make their personal pizzas. Finish off your meal with gelato and microbrews.

Chomp Chomp

This funky eclectic food shop is a hit in Jacksonville. Enjoy a late-night meal or a lunch break sandwich from this food-truck-like stop and you won’t be disappointed.

BREW Five Points


This minimalist coffee shop is a great place to stop for a quick lunch sandwich or gourmet toast. Guaranteed to make you morning better, give it a look.


BB’s is a buzzing bistro restaurant and bar. It serves innovative new American dishes and desserts. BB’s is a modern chic place to grab some quality grub.

Burrito Gallery

This bohemian burrito spot is great for classic tex-mex dishes and more. You will not be disappointed by this authentic Mexican fare and locally crafted beer.

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