Phil Aitken
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Restaurants and Night Life

Jacksonville, Florida Best Restaurants and Night Life

Jacksonville, FL has some of the best restaurants and night life to “cure” all palate preferences. With thousands of options to choose from including, Mexican, Italian, Seafood, Japanese, traditional American, Jamaican, Mediterranean and so much more, you will not have trouble finding a restaurant that best suits your taste buds!

JAX has every cuisine known to man and microbreweries abound. Favorite eateries include:

Fine Dining in JAX:

JAX Breakfast:

JAX Brunch:

Head Downtown to “The Elbow”, a mecca of bars and breweries near the N. Ocean and E. Bay Street intersection where locals enjoy live music, DJ’s and local craft beers & cocktails.
Local favorites include:

The Florida Theatre
128 East Forsyth Street, Suite 300, Jacksonville FL 32202

Bold City Brewery
2670-7 Rosselle Street, Jacksonville, FL 32204
109 E. Bay St. Jacksonville, FL 32202

1904 Music Hall
19 N. Ocean St. Jacksonville, FL 32202

The Volstead
115 W. Adams St. Jacksonville, FL 32202

Dos Gatos
123 E. Forsyth St. Jacksonville, FL 32202

Intuition Ale Works
929 E. Bay St. Jacksonville, FL 32202

*All alcohol sales cease at 2:00 a.m. daily.

Beaches Town Center strip

Head to the area between 15th Street & 1st Street North at the beach. Another nightlife hotspot is the Beaches Town Center strip: Lynch’s Irish Pub, Shim Sham Room, The Ritz Bar & Cocktail Lounge, The Brix Taphouse, Lemon Bar, The Wine Bar, Island Girl Wine & Cigar Bar, Royal Palms Wine & Tapas, W90+ (also in Mandarin & Avondale), Wine Warehouse.

St. Johns County

This county boasts a melting pot of multi-cultural cuisine and waterfront dining.  Whether going for a morning cup of coffee or heading to a romantic anniversary dinner on the water, St. Johns has it all.  Seafood lovers flock to local places such as The Reef and The Floridian to name a few places.  There are also many family dining options for a more relaxed vibe such as Los Portales Mexican Grill and Aunt Kate’s.  Once again, it is not hard to find what the stomach wants in St. Johns and easy to locate whatever dining experience one could ever hope for. 

St. Augustine

It’s full of local culinary experts who are masters at creating any dish the stomach craves.  Local chefs pride themselves on using the freshest local ingredients at sidewalk cafes, bars, pubs, eateries, coffee shops and more.  A robust assortment of dining experiences awaits eager taste buds and the locals know exactly where to find the best options.  For example, The Blue Hen Café is the place to go for breakfast, brunch and lunch.  Nothing comes from a box or can and the establishment is known for southern sausage biscuits and corned beef hash.  Locals also enjoy Michael’s Tasting Room known for Spanish tapas and a phenomenal wine list.  St. Augustine does not disappoint with its plethora of dining options.

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If you have questions about restaurants and night life in Florida, call Your Home Sold Guaranteed Realty - Phil Aitken Home Team.

Phil Aitken, Owner/Broker
Phil Aitken is the Owner/Broker with Your Home Sold Guaranteed Realty - Phil Aitken Home Team and has over 13 years of Real Estate experience. Phil’s faith and desire for his family’s continued security fuel his business growth and leadership. The Phil Aitken Home Team continues to profoundly impact the people of Jacksonville via supporting several faith-based organizations. Phil gives back a portion of every real estate transaction to The Tim Tebow Foundation and Rethreaded. Find Phil's full story here.