Located near the Florida–Georgia state line, Jacksonville largely draws its culinary influences from Atlantic Ocean fresh catch and the ‘Deep South’ cooking style. With Jacksonville being Florida’s largest city, restaurants here also display international flare. From Spanish tapas to Asian fusion, here are 10 restaurants that give Jacksonville its culinary mark on the map, an update of our previous list.
Sophisticated yet unpretentious, Orsay is known for serving local produce from sustainable farms. The restaurant is a forerunner in gluten-free ingredients and the Slow Food movement, known for preserving traditional and regional cuisine. From roasted oysters to the yellowfin tuna nicoise and homemade ‘s’mores’ dessert, Orsay delights the appetite. Favourite menu items include the Prince Edward Island mussels prepared with white wine, garlic butter and thyme, and French green bean salad that comes with roasted hazelnuts and creme fraiche vinaigrette.