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welcome Welcome to Jacksonville! Whether you are here for business or pleasure, I invite you to experience some of the many natural, cultural and historic attractions Jacksonville offers. As the gateway to Florida, our weather and hospitality provide a warm and welcoming experience. Jacksonville is a city defined by our waterways and recognized for premier sporting events and festivals. As Florida’s First Coast, we are a top arts and culture destination, teeming with museums, theaters, galleries and public art. This is a city filled with an innovative and open spirit, and much like our citizens, it is as diverse as it is vibrant. Jacksonville also boasts the largest shoreline in all of Florida, as well as the most extensive urban parks system in the nation. One of my family’s favorite outings is camping in our state parks and fishing in our waterways, including the St. Johns River, the Intracoastal and the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve. With more than 800 square miles, Jacksonville is a great place to find your ideal adventure. As mayor, I thank you for choosing us as your destination and encourage you to share your discoveries at coj.net/MyOneThing. Enjoy your stay and visit us again soon!

On behalf of the Tourist Development Council, I welcome you to Jacksonville, our favorite part of Florida! Whether you are in town for a special event, a sporting match, a relaxing vacation, or visiting family and friends, I hope you enjoy your time with us. Jacksonville is one of Florida’s most beautiful coastal cities, with so much to see and experience. Learn about the history of Florida and our nation at our many historic sites like Kingsley Plantation and Fort Caroline; relax or get active at our 22 miles of pristine beaches including Hanna Park and Atlantic Beach; discover our city’s culture at our vibrant riverfront Downtown District with museums and theaters; and mingle with locals at quaint historic neighborhoods. While visiting, enjoy every kind of water sport, from fishing to surfing. Don’t miss outstanding museums like the Cummer in Riverside or MOCA in Downtown. Experience the very popular Riverside Arts Market or drop by Laura Street for Art Walk. Jacksonville is home to many sports teams and events; if you are attending one, I hope you have a great time. Whatever the reason you are here, I am glad you chose to make my hometown, Jacksonville, your Florida destination.

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Atlantic Ocean beaches or for getting active in fantastic weather year-round. Try playing golf at one of more than 70 courses, hiking, biking, fishing, kayaking, paddleboarding or just watching the tide ebb and flow. History is here, too—6,000 years worth. From the original natives whose story is told at the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve, to the origins of European settlement in America at Fort Caroline, through the American Colonial experience at Kingsley Plantation and to the African-American struggle for equality. Jacksonville educates, entertains and inspires.

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It’s difficult to find Jacksonville visitors who don’t happily use the word “surprised” or the phrase, “I didn’t know” to describe their experience here. Who can blame them? Jacksonville is a wonderland filled with exciting sights and new experiences waiting to be discovered and enjoyed. Downtown, with miles of walking paths along both shores of the majestic St. Johns River, is a place where the past and present mingle amid unique shopping and dining hot spots. Musical entertainment for every taste and big-time sports for every fanatic are easy to find. The warm climate is great for enjoying the area’s relaxing

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Jacksonville is the largest city by landmass in the continental U.S. (848 square miles).

Theatre Jacksonville, in the San Marco neighborhood, is Florida’s longest-running community theater.

It has the youngest population in the state of Florida (median age: 35).

The Riverside-Avondale Historic District is one of the U.S.’s largest National Historic Districts.

It has the largest urban park system in the nation with 400-plus city parks, seven state parks and two national parks.

The Jacksonville International Airport was listed as one of the best airports in North America for Customer Service in 2016 and 2017.

Jax is home to more shoreline than any other Florida city.

Expedia’s Viewfinder Travel Blog ranked Jacksonville as one of the 21 Super Cool U.S. Cities in 2017.

The Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve has 46,000 acres of unspoiled coastal wetlands and 6,000 years of human history.

Tripadvisor users selected Jacksonville as one of the Top Emerging Destinations in the U.S. in 2016.

Once known as the Winter Film Capital of the World, Jacksonville has been the location for more than 30 silent film movie companies. The African-American anthem “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” was composed here. In the 1930s, Jacksonville was known as The Harlem of the South. It is the birthplace of Southern Rock. Lynyrd Skynyrd, Molly Hatchet, .38 Special and JJ Grey & Mofro are native sons. The Allman Brothers Band was formed here.

Travelocity ranked Jacksonville as the No. 8 Best Summer Vacation Destination for 2016. Jacksonville was again ranked in the Top 50 Meeting Destinations in the U.S. by Cvent (2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017).

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Get around Jacksonville in several different ways

For more information and the JTA bus schedule, call 904.630.3100 or go to www.jtafla.com.

St. Johns River Taxi

Skyway

The St. Johns River Taxi provides transportation to points on both sides of the St. Johns River in the heart of Downtown (including EverBank Field, home of the Jacksonville Jaguars). A sunset ride on the River Taxi is one of the best ways to see breathtaking views of the Jacksonville skyline. Download the Downtown Jacksonville Map to help you get around the heart of our city!

The JTA-operated 2.5-mile Skyway provides “traffic-free� transportation between the north and south banks of Downtown weekly and during special events for free. For information, call 904.630.3100 or go to www.jtafla.com.

Car Rental

Taxis and Car Service

Visitors may conveniently rent a car near the Jacksonville International Airport or throughout Jacksonville.

Jacksonville visitors can access several local taxi companies, ZTrip, Uber and Lyft.

St. Johns River Ferry

Buses Jacksonville has an outstanding public transportation system that is easy to use and surprisingly affordable.

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Take a scenic break from the highway aboard one of the last remaining public ferries in the state. The historic St. Johns River Ferry carries passenger and cars between Mayport and Ft. George Island.

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Sitting next to the St. Johns River and bustling with historic architecture, beautiful street art and murals, major museums, music theatres, world-class dining, craft breweries, modern convention hotels, top sporting venues and a vibrant nightlife scene, Downtown Jacksonville is Northeast Florida’s urban hub and a must-see destination. The Downtown Riverwalk is perfect for a stroll or a jog and one of our famous skyline photographs. Visitors can access Downtown via boat and can paddle or kayak off public launch ramps. If spectator sports are your thing, the Jacksonville Jaguars play Downtown at EverBank Field, voted one of the top fan experiences in the NFL. Downtown museums include the Ritz Theatre and Ritz Theatre & Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville and the Museum of Science & History. To get around Downtown, use the Skyway or ride the St. Johns River Taxi; both offer great views of the city and the St. Johns River. Downtown Ambassadors are always nearby ready to give directions and suggestions to visitors: spot them wearing bright orange shirts.

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Bring your flip-flops and pack the sunscreen, Jacksonville has 22 miles of wide, relaxing beaches with majestic sunrises and star-filled nights. At the beaches, visitors can find plenty to do, with fun water activities, delicious local restaurants, nightlife hotspots, clothing boutiques and oceanfront hotels and resorts blending into the scene without crowding views of the shoreline.

The Jacksonville coastline is made up of four quaint neighborhoods, each with its own distinct vibe. There is Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, Atlantic Beach and historic Mayport Village. Our coastal communities are a great place to surf, paddleboard, kayak, kite surf, boat, swim and fish. There is plenty of free parking at the beaches and two city-owned lots that seasonally charge a small fee. w w w.v i s it ja ckso n ville . co m 7

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Located just minutes away from Downtown’s Southbank, the historic neighborhood of San Marco offers visitors beautiful St. Johns River views, tree-lined running routes, and some of the best sunset views in the city. Stroll along San Marco Square, and you’ll discover sensational local dining of every kind, upscale trendy clothing boutiques and great art galleries. Don’t miss

the San Marco fountain of lions that reflects the neighborhood’s association with the Venice, Italy, business district. Theatre Jacksonville, the oldest community theater in the country (dating back to 1938) is also located within the square. San Marco is home to several popular hotels, craft breweries, coffee shops, and world-class medical facilities.

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Eclectic, bohemian, historic and hip are a few words often used to describe the The Riverside/Avondale/Five Points Historic District. Voted as one of the country’s Top 10 Great Neighborhoods, and listed in the National Registry of Historic Places, this district features a unique mix of history, culture, charm and modern design. Located a few blocks from the St. Johns River, the district’s Five Points area is a bohemian neighborhood with funky coffee shops, outdoor cafés, great local dining, oneof-a-kind shopping, nightclubs, antique stores, art markets and more. The Shoppes of Avondale, another highlight, has an eclectic mix of locally owned restaurants, clothing boutiques and Spanish-moss-covered, oak-lined streets. Beautiful historic homes and grand city parks are the norm in Riverside/Avondale. Enjoy a self-guided adventure or join a guided bike tour of the most architecturally significant structures in the area.

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Established in 1869 as one of Jacksonville’s most upscale neighborhoods and located adjacent to the north of downtown Jacksonville, historic Springfield is in the middle of a re-birth. This historic neighborhood is filled with restored mansions, lo-

cally owned shops, parks, craft breweries and tons of Southern charm, with majestic oaks providing protective shade along its residential streets. Springfield gives visitors a window into Jacksonville’s past and the city’s effort to preserve its history.

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Across the Buckman Bridge, on the other side of the river from Mandarin, visitors find the Orange Park, Westside and Ortega communities. A mostly commercial area, the Westside is home to several Jacksonville highlights, including the Equestrian Center of Jacksonville, the Baldwin-Jacksonville Rail Trail and the Naval Air Station Jacksonville, one of two naval bases in the city. NAS is the founding location of the Blue Angels. Ortega, located in a peninsula separated from the mainland by the St. Johns River and the Ortega River, is one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Jacksonville. Riverfront mansions and beautifully manicured city parks make this one of the best neighborhoods to go for a run or a long drive.

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The busiest area in the city, the Southside is as close to suburbia as it gets in our town, but next to the apartment complexes and business centers you will find dozens of popular attractions, nightclubs, entertainment centers, movie theaters, massive shopping districts, fine dining, beautiful parks, and all major hotel brands. The Southside houses the St. Johns Town Center and the Markets at Town Center, Jacksonville’s largest shopping destination with more than 200 stores, restaurants and nightlife options for visitors.

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Along the St. Johns River and south of San Marco, sits Mandarin. This quaint area is marked by its history, ancient oak trees draped with Spanish moss, beautiful historic parks, and more water views than any other area in Jacksonville. Mandarin owes its name to its farming history. In the 19th century this neighborhood was a small farming village that shipped oranges, grapefruit, lemons and other fruits and vegetables. Today, the mostly residential area brims with commerce and big-box retailers.

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Three of Jacksonville’s main travel hubs—the Jacksonville International Airport, the Amtrak station and the JAXPORT Cruise Terminal—are located in this area, as well as dozens of hotels, the Jacksonville Port and several factories. Despite the high number of businesses in the area, the Northside is largely residential with many historic neighborhoods and some of the city’s best oceanfront parks. The Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve, managed by the National Park Service, is in Jacksonville’s Northside and offers 46,000 acres of history and adventure. You can kayak, boat, JetSki, swim, fish and hike in this

unspoiled coastal wetland. Beautiful salt marshes, coastal dunes and hardwood hammocks populate the Preserve, as well as Kingsley Plantation, the last remaining plantation house in the state of Florida. The Preserve, and all its attractions, can be reached by boat or car. Huguenot Memorial Park, Big Talbot Island State Park, Little Talbot Island State Park, Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve State Park, Yellow Bluff Fort Historic State Park are additional natural wonders that can be experienced. Be sure to take a drive down the A1A Ocean Islands Trail to enjoy the local coastal beauty.

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Arlington is one of the first areas in the U.S. to have been visited by Europeans. It was the site of France’s Fort Caroline settlement back in 1564. Today, the Fort Caroline National Memorial, one of Jacksonville’s two National Parks, is there for visitors to enjoy. Other historic and natural sites in Arlington include the Jacksonville Arboretum, the Tree Hill Nature Preserve, Kona Skate Park—the oldest skateboarding park in the world—and Jacksonville University.

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Take a ride on Jacksonville’s coastal side and encounter the historic A1A Ocean Islands Trail. This 40-mile stretch of A1A is one of the most beautiful, scenic coastal routes in the Southeast. It begins in Fernandina Beach, passes through Amelia Island and ends at the Duval County/St. Johns County line in South Jacksonville Beach. Drive through quaint historic neighborhoods and experience Spanish moss-covered oak trees, the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve, unique cultural sites, a car-on-ferry ride, fishing piers and breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean while you make unforgettable memories on this road trip. The A1A Ocean Islands Trail begins with a ride through the Talbot Islands State Park. One of Jacksonville’s most beautiful state parks with camping grounds, bike trails, unique beaches like Black Rock Beach and Boneyard Beach, both great stops for photographers. Then cruise by Huguenot Park with its white sand and fun atmosphere.

This city park has the only beach in Jacksonville where you can drive on sand. Other highlights of the A1A Ocean Islands Trail are Fort George Island and Kingsley Plantation, the last remaining plantation house in Florida. Kingsley is extremely significant to the city’s African-American heritage. These historic sites are part of the National Park system and located inside the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve. From there, take the St. Johns River Ferry ($8 per car) and venture into the historic Mayport Village, enjoy fresh local seafood or surf “The Poles” at Hanna Park. As you make your way through the beautiful Jacksonville beaches communities you’ll encounter the Beaches Town Center with its string of local boutiques, dining options and relaxing beaches. Be sure to stop at the Visitor Center at the Beaches Museum and History Park in Jacksonville Beach to learn more about the stunning coastal communities. w w w.v i s i t ja ckso n ville . co m   13

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outdoorsnature Jacksonville is the parks capital of America. With the largest urban park system in the entire nation, Jacksonville offers visitors the ultimate coastal eco-adventure. Jacksonville’s parks take you from peaceful riverfront views to kayaking the marshes and wetlands, biking miles of nature trails, paddleboarding in freshwater lagoons, surfing the best waves in the region, fishing year-round, and connecting to the local wildlife in settings you’ve never experienced before. Our parks are active, family friendly and waiting to host your next green adventure.

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It all began with a park in the middle of Downtown Jacksonville. Hemming Park was sold to the city for $10 back in 1857 becoming the first and now oldest city park. Since then, Jacksonville’s park system has grown to become the largest in the nation. Venture out to the Riverwalk in Downtown, Memorial Park in historic Riverside, Balis Park on quaint San Marco Square, Stockton Park in riverfront Ortega, Walter Jones Historical Park in Mandarin, Castaway Island Preserve on the Southside, Hanna Park in Atlantic Beach, and Huguenot Park on the Northside to explore some of the most unique, and beautiful examples of urban parks. You’ll find yourself in the middle of the city and yet immersed in nature.

7 State Parks

Bring the RV, the camping gear, the boat, or just your outdoor shoes, because exploring our state park system is a must for any visiting nature lover. Marshes, wetlands, wildlife, and pristine beaches—you’ll find it all just a few minutes from the city’s core. Big Talbot and Little Talbot Islands are the most photogenic and offer facilities and rental gear to hype up your trip.

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History and nature coexist beautifully inside Jacksonville’s Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve and Fort Caroline National Memorial, a historic French settlement dating to 1564. The two sites are under the care of the National Parks system and offer visitors a deep look into the city’s natural side. The Preserve is home to 46,000 acres of unspoiled coastal wetlands and marshes ideal for fishing, birding and spotting otters and dolphins in the wild.

22 Miles of Beaches

Jacksonville has the largest shoreline of any city in Florida, and with that comes some pretty spectacular natural beaches! Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, Atlantic Beach, historic Mayport Village, Hanna Park, Huguenot Memorial Park, and Little Talbot and Big Talbot Islands are some of the area’s most unique and popular, perfect for sunbathing and countless opportunities for cool watersports. Area beaches also offer great dining and shopping, so don’t miss it!

Fish, Surf & Explore

Jacksonville is the spot to visit for anglers looking to reel in the next big catch and surfers wanting to tame a wild wave. Twenty-two miles of beaches feature some of the best surfing in Florida, making this the ideal place to learn to ride. And whether you are bringing the boat or chartering one, Jacksonville’s year-round seasonality and abundance of waterways, will have you reeling in kingfish, redfish, cobia, sheephead, wahoo, tarpon and flounder. w w w.v i s i t ja ckso n ville . co m   15

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Old City, Progressive Vibe

As a melting pot of cultures since 1564, Jacksonville is proud of its vast heritage and welcomes visitors to discover it. Art and history are an everyday, everywhere occurrence in Jacksonville, and you can experience it in our hip, historic neighborhoods: in Downtown through the active Art in Public Spaces program, at one of our symphony concerts, at Jacksonville Jazz Festival, during numerous street fairs and craft markets, and inside thought-provoking museums, some of the most visited in the Southeast. This vibrant mix of old Southern charm and modern Florida flair make Jacksonville one of the Top Art Cities in the Southeast. Make sure to stop and look around you. Experience the culture of the city everywhere you go. Local, national and international artists have left their mark all over Jacksonville while drawing inspiration from the river, the beaches, the many natural wonders and a long list of outstanding residents.

Historic Neighborhoods

Eclectic, bohemian, young, fun and hip are not usually the terms that define a historic neighborhood, but they are here in Jacksonville. Historic neighborhoods are full of charm and good vibes. Riverside, Avondale, San Marco, Murray Hill, Springfield and Downtown offer a combination of old-world details and new blood infusing them. Explore historic homes, browse through heritage museums, go for a stroll on a 100-year-old park and, at the same time, enjoy discovering innovative shops, sampling local craft beer, shopping at cute modern boutiques, dining at chef-owned restaurants and sipping freshly brewed coffee in restored historic building.

Springfield and Jacksonville Beach. Enjoy a self-guided tour or hop on a bike tour to see local art and capture some great photos of your trip.

Old Florida

Jacksonville is where Florida begins. The first European settlers into modern day America first arrived in our coast in 1564: the Huguenots were escaping religious persecution in France. The new settlers lived peacefully with the local indigenous Timucuans until their village was destroyed by Spaniards settling further South in St. Augustine. Visitors can explore Jacksonville’s French roots at the Fort Caroline National Monument, part of the National Parks system.

Golden Architecture Era

After The Great Fire of 1901, which began on the banks of the St. Johns River and burned 146 downtown city blocks, some of the nation’s best architects descended upon Jacksonville to help rebuild. Famed New York City architect Henry John Klutho erected some memorable buildings including the St. James Building, currently housing Jacksonville’s City Hall. During reconstruction, Jacksonville became the site for Florida’s first skyscraper, a historic building that is still standing and due to become a boutique hotel soon. Currently, Jacksonville has one of the largest collections of Prairie-

style buildings outside the Midwest.

Hollywood of the South

When you think of movie sets and stars, Hollywood naturally comes to mind, but, back in the day, Jacksonville was once where the biggest and brightest film actors would congregate. During the silent movie era, Jacksonville was the winter capital of the movie business attracting studios to shoot their latest hits in our warm city. Jacksonville’s first silent film studio opened in 1908, followed by more than 30 others over the course of the next decade, including Metro Pictures—later to become Hollywood giant MGM. Historic picture palaces still in operation today in Jacksonville include The Florida Theatre, built in 1927, and the San Marco Theater, built in 1938 as an Art Deco masterpiece, which currently shows big blockbusters and cult classics.

African American Heritage

Since the French Huguenots first landed in Jacksonville, the city has always been a refuge for those looking for freedom. At the turn of the last century, Jacksonville became a mecca for commerce and independence for African Americans in the South. Those days have left the city with a wealth of African-American heritage that can be explored at the more than 15 stops on the self-guided Jax Heritage Trail.

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Interactive Museums

Visit one of Jacksonville’s beloved museums and connect to both its roots and its future. The Museum of Science and History (MOSH), the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA Jax), the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, the Ritz Theater and Museum of African American Heritage, the Beaches Museum and History Park, the Mandarin Museum and Historical Society, the Museum of Southern History, and the Jacksonville “Hands On” Children’s Museum all incorporate local art into their exhibits showcasing the talent and culture of our city.

Murals City

Jacksonville’s buildings have become the best canvases for some of the world’s most talented muralists. An impressive number of larger-than-life works of graffiti art adorn the neighborhoods of Downtown, Brooklyn, Riverside, Murray Hill,

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Don’t let alliegiances allow you to miss the local sports scene. Our fan base is so passionate, we guarantee we’ll charm you into cheering for our teams during your stay, and we promise we won’t tell your friends back home. From the NFL to indoor football, college football, minor league baseball, professional surfing, competitive fishing, basketball, hockey and soccer, Jacksonville’s sports reach runs from professional to amateur. The Sports Complex Downtown is home to EverBank

Field, voted one of the top fan experiences in the NFL with two swimming pools, cabanas, live DJs, VIP suites, and great food options. The Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville and the Veterans Memorial Arena are the two other premier sporting venues in the city. And, because we encourage you to keep it all about Jacksonville, tailgate before the game while enjoying local food, craft beer and spirits at Intuition Ale Works and Manifest Distilling, both located inside the Sports Complex.

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NFL In Jax: Let’s Roar!

The Jacksonville Jaguars experience is unlike any other in the National Football League. Jags fans are passionate and know how to tailgate, so visitors can have just as much fun outside the stadium before the game as inside during it. Follow your hometown team here or become a Jags fan for the day, while sampling our local foods and beer, and joining in on the local cheers (DUUUUVAAAALLL). Maybe take a dip in the pools inside the stadium. The Jacksonville Jaguars have some of the lowest tickets prices in the NFL.

Big Time In The Minor Leagues The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are the local minor league team for the Miami Marlins and play at the beautiful Baseball

Grounds in the middle of the Sports Complex. The Jacksonville Armada FC (NASL soccer), the Jacksonville Sharks (arena football), the Jacksonville Giants (ABA Basketball), and the new Jacksonville Iceman (ECHL Hockey) also call Jax home. These teams play throughout the year.

College Bowls

Jacksonville hosts two major college sporting events annually, one in the fall and one in the winter. The iconic Florida vs. Georgia football rivalry has been taking place in our city since 1933, bringing together two passionate fan bases and thousands of college football devotees. Equally as exciting, every New Year’s weekend for the past 70 years, The TaxSlayer Bowl brings the top teams of

the SEC, Big Ten Conference and Atlantic Coast Conference into Jacksonville for an unforgettable game and celebration to kick off the New Year.

Wave Riders

Jacksonville has more shoreline than any other Florida destination, making it the spot to visit for anglers looking to reel in a big catch and surfers wanting to tame a wave. Surfing competitions take place all year long, and include the Florida Surfing Championships and the Super Grom Festival. If competitive fishing is your game, then Jacksonville offers a wide variety of tournaments throughout the year including the El Cheapo Sheephead Tournament in March and the Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament in July. w w w.v i s i t ja ckso n ville . co m   19

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topevents First Wednesday Art Walk Downtown A must-do-and-see for arts enthusiasts. On the first Wednesday of each month, take a free, self-guided tour through Downtown Jacksonville’s galleries, where local artists display their works. Enjoy local food trucks, music, and an outdoor arts marketplace. www.jacksonvilleartwalk.com Third Thursday North Beach Artwalk This free event, 5-9 pm, features many local visual artists and live performers at the Atlantic Beach and Neptune Beach Town Centers. www.nbaw.com Every Saturday Riverside Arts Market From 10 am to 4 pm, more than 100 juried artists showcase the city’s creative side, from handmade pottery to silk-screened shirts and unique accessories. RAM’s expansive Farmer’s Market features local produce, as well as artisan breads and other tasty treats. The market’s three stages present exceptional live entertainment, from great regional bands to barbershop quartets. www.riversideartsmarket.com

ogy, health, education, social good and more. www.onespark.com Oct. 6-8, 2017 Florida Oktoberfest & Music Festival Three, jam-packed days of live entertainment featuring nationally recognized rock, alternative and country artists at Metropolitan Park. www.thefloridaoktoberfest.com Oct. 14-April 6, 2017 Jacksonville Icemen Hockey is back in Jacksonville. The new ECHL’s Icemen take the ice at the Veterans Memorial Arena. www.jacksonvilleicemen.com Oct. 21-22, 2017 WasabiCon It’s time for all things “geek.” This annual pop culture convention is back for year six in Jacksonville. Come celebrate anime, comics, cosplay, internet culture, paranormal, science fiction, tabletop gaming and video games at the two-day event featuring an Artist Alley, a Vendors Room, celebrity guests, panels, workshops, games and more. www.wasabicon.com Oct. 25-28, 2017 Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic One of college football’s biggest rivalries features events all weekend long. For the big game, the University of Georgia Bulldogs take on the University of Florida Gators at Jacksonville’s EverBank Field. Kick off at 3:30 pm. www.flga.com

a pig race, cooking contest, carnival rides, arts and crafts, and 4-H exhibits. www.jacksonvillefair.com Nov. 1-30, 2017 Kids Free November Discover the family fun that Jacksonville has to offer at top attractions. Kids under age 12 get in free all month long (up to five kids with each paying adult). www.kidsfreenovember.com Nov. 4-5, 2017 NAS JAX Airshow Jacksonville’s own The Blue Angels come home every fall to thrill audiences with an air show that soars across the St. Johns River. Witness thrills like never before from a variety of military and civilian aerobatic demonstrations. www.nasjaxairshow.com December 2017-March 2018 Jacksonville Giants Jacksonville Giants are an American Basketball Association professional basketball team. They have been to the ABA Final Four for seven consecutive years and are back to back champions in years 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017. The Giants play all home games at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. www.jacksonvillegiants.com Dec. 30, 2017 Jacksonville Light Boat Parade Dozens of boats decorated with festive holiday lights parade down the St. Johns River in Downtown Jacksonville.

August-December 2017 Jacksonville Jaguars Jacksonville’s hometown NFL team takes on the Los Angeles Rams, Cincinnati Bengals, Los Angeles Chargers, Indianapolis Colts and Tennessee Titans at EverBank Field. www.jaguars.com

November-December 2017 Winter on the Water Two months of festive days and nights. Book your weekend away to see fireworks, the Enchanted Christmas Village, Winterfest at Adventure Landing, Zoolights at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, the TaxSlayer Bowl, our lighted boat parade and Jaguars football. www.winteronthewater.com

Dec. 31, 2017 TaxSlayer Bowl TaxSlayer Bowl brings the top teams of the SEC, Big Ten Conference and Atlantic Coast Conference head-to-head for the battle of the TaxSlayer Bowl trophy, on the last weekend in December at EverBank Field. www.taxslayerbowl.com

Oct. 6-7, 2017 One Spark This two-day festival ushers in a new era of innovation, energy and excitement. Held at the U.S. Assure Club West of Everbank Field, it features the brightest new ideas in technol-

Nov. 1-12, 2017 Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair This 12-day event was developed to celebrate the culture of the Jacksonville community. The fair boasts activities for the entire family, such as agricultural exhibits,

February 2018 Community First Seawalk Music Festival Head over to the Community First Seawalk Music Fest in Jacksonville Beach, a beachfront celebration of diverse local and touring musical acts. The one-day, fam-

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Second Tuesday Jacksonville Beach Art Walk This family friendly event takes place in front of businesses along First Street from Beach Boulevard North to First Avenue North, showcasing the talent of great local artists and businesses. 5-9 pm.

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ily-friendly event showcases the richness of the regional music scene and features food trucks, boutiques and local art. www.jaxbeachfestivals.com

MAY 25-27

Jacksonville Jazz Festival For more than 30 years this event has featured world-class jazz performances, art vendors, music competitions and more throughout the festival weekend. www.jaxjazzfest.com

Feb. 11, 2018 The 26.2 with Donna The only marathon in the world that donates 100 percent of its profits to Breast Cancer Research. The marathon takes runners through Jacksonville Beach. www.breastcancermarathon.com March 2018 Salt Life Festival Embrace the Salt Life style at the third annual Salt Life Festival at the ocean-side Seawalk Pavilion. This one-day event showcases local musicians, fresh Florida food and salt air. It’s free and family friendly! www.jaxbeachfestivals.com March-June 2018 Jacksonville Sharks The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the National Arena League. The Arena Bowl XXIV and four-time South Division Champions play all home games on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. www.jaxsharks.com March 10, 2018 Gate River Run This is the largest 15K in the U.S. The route takes runners through Downtown Jacksonville and across many of its famous bridges. www.gate-riverrun.com March 30-April 2, 2018 Mandarin Art Festival The Mandarin Art Festival is organized and hosted by the Mandarin Community Club and is held every Easter weekend when 100 locally and nationally known artists display and sell their work. Also, check out the Children’s Art Show for elementary and middle school students, a Green Market and a traditional bake sale. www.mandarinartfestival.org April 2018 Springing the Blues One of the most highly anticipated music events in Florida, now in its 27th year. Held at the Seawalk Pavilion, the festival features three days of performances by national, regional and local blues artists and attracts more than 150,000 fans to the shores of Jacksonville Beach. www.springingtheblues.com

April 2018 Welcome to Rockville Rock fans won’t want to miss this two-day festival played out on four different stages. Last year’s line-up included Disturbed, 3 Doors Down, Rob Zombie and Five Finger Death Punch. Event grounds are at Metropolitan Park. www.welcometorockvillefestival.com April-September 2018 Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp professional baseball team are members of the “AA” Southern League and affiliated with the Miami Marlins. The Jumbo Shrimp play 70 home games from April through September at the Baseball Ground of Jacksonville. www.jaxshrimp.com April 21-22, 2018 Oyster Jam Music Festival Sway the afternoon away at Metropolitan Park & Marina in Downtown Jacksonville. Oyster Jam is a huge down-home oyster roast and music festival with over 15 bands rocking on the river. www.theoysterjammusicfestival.com Second Sunday in May and June Jacksonville Beach Summer Jazz Concert Series Bring blankets, beach towels or lawn chairs from 5-9 pm at the Sea Walk Pavilion. Exciting music is performed by national recording artists, while you enjoy the caress of cool sea breezes and the rhythm of the ocean. May 8-13, 2018 THE PLAYERS Championship THE PLAYERS Stadium course was built with the complete fan experience in its DNA, and year after year it only gets better. This highly anticipated golf tournament

boasts not only the best players in the field, but also the biggest purse on the tour. www.theplayerschampionship.com May 11-12, 2018 Funk Fest Jacksonville Funk Fest was formed to celebrate the rich cultural heritage of old-school music and has grown into a celebration of human expression. Enjoy a line-up that is sure to bring out your inner funk. June 2018 The Great Atlantic Country Music Fest Country music, the beach, boots, Southern food, bikinis and brews—what more could you ask for? This beachside festival takes place at the Jacksonville Beach Seawalk Pavilion. www.greatatlanticfestival.com June 2, 2018 P1 SuperStock and AquaX USA P1 SuperStock is the next generation of motorsport and is affordable and exciting for racers and fans. AquaX, the endurance JetSki championship, is an exciting coastal challenge that offers a completely new experience for watercraft enthusiasts in the heart of the St. Johns River. www.p1superstock.com July 16-21, 2018 The Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament & Festival Now in its 36th year, this fishing extravaganza is the largest kingfish tournament in the Southeast. The event also includes a Junior Angler Tournament, a food festival and live entertainment. Held at Jim King Park and Boat Ramp on Jacksonville’s Northside. www.kingfishtournament.com w w w.v i s i t ja ckso n ville . co m   21

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Whether you are a seasoned golfer, or just learning what golf is all about, Jacksonville’s pristine semi-private and public courses, affordable rates, great fall deals, expert coaches, and the newly opened TopGolf Jax, make it one of the top golf destinations in Florida. Bring, buy or rent your clubs, and tee off at area golf courses designed by some of the best in the game. You will also find a course fit for every level of expertise and budget. At the Beaches, golf at Windsor Parke and Queens Harbour; in Jacksonville’s Southside tee off at Deercreek Country Club and Hidden Hills Golf Club; and on the Westside, visit the Bent Creek Country Club. Each will keep you coming back for more. Need further assistance planning a golf getaway? Connect with Florida’s First Coast of Golf for an unforgettable golfing experience: www.florida-golf.org.

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Forgot your bathing suit? We’ve got you covered. Need a new golf shirt? We got you. Looking to redecorate your home while on vacation? We also have you covered on that! No matter your taste or your budget, there is a perfect store for you in Jacksonville. Our shopping mecca is filled with vintage and antique markets, chic and trendy boutiques, national decor stores and outlets, arts and crafts community markets, big box retailers and the St. Johns Town Center, the largest shopping center in the region. Jacksonville is a dream shopping getaway, don’t miss out on all the deals.

Mall Shopping Locals love to browse, shop and dine in Jacksonville’s world-class malls. Between the outdoor St. Johns Town Center, The Avenues, River City Marketplace, and The Regency Mall, Jacksonville has the market cornered on hot deals and upscale brand names.

Trendy Boutique Shopping If you enjoy discovering vintage, handmade and unique treasures, then visit Jacksonville’s eclectic shopping neighborhoods: San Marco, Avondale, Riverside, Five Points and Beaches Town Center. These areas offer walkable streets and a variety of shopping and dining options. There are lots of other fun boutiques that can be found throughout the city, as well.

Farmers Markets/Flea Markets/Outdoor Shopping The “buy local” movement is in fullswing, with arts and farmers markets sprouting up in areas throughout Jacksonville. Visit a Jacksonville farmers market for a taste of fresh, local produce, baked-goods and other artisanal delights. The Jacksonville Farmers Market (oldest in the state), Riverside Arts Market (commonly referred to locally as RAM), Beaches Green Market and any one of the fol-

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lowing flea markets offer great opportunities to enjoy the weather, the fresh and homemade goods, or to strike a deal on that must-have item: Pecan Park Flea & Farmers Market, Beach Boulevard Flea Market, Ramona Flea Market, Norwood Plaza Flea Market or Bargain House of Fleas.

Antique Shopping/ Architecture Salvage & Reclaimed Shopping Stroll through our local vintage and antique stores to find the perfect parting gift, try Avonlea Antique Mall, Rusted, Fans & Stoves Antique Mall, Southern Crossings or The Antique Market of San Jose. Or, if you want to try something a little different, head home with a piece of Jacksonville’s history from EcoRelics, a store focused on repurposing reclaimed items from throughout the region, a must-see for hands-on types! w w w.v i s i t ja ckso n ville . co m   23

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Coastal meetings just got a lot more exciting! It’s time to uncover a new side of the Sunshine State, not so far from the theme parks and flashy nightlife, a side bursting with authentic Florida experiences and unique waterfront venues that push the boundaries of traditional meetings. Your imagination is the limit in Jax! Our city is the perfect mix of Florida flair and Southern hospitality, offering groups a warm and welcoming community filled with small neighborhoods that make anyone feel at home. Not to mention a delicious local food culture to satisfy all tastes, flexible meeting venues eager to host your event, convention hotels that offer way more than just convenient meeting space, and a fun, after-dark scene to keep everyone entertained during their visit.

city transportation—the Skyway, trolley or bus—from your meeting location to museums, restaurants and nightlife. At the Beaches, cutting-edge meeting facilities and resorts blend into the laid-back vibe of the unique coastal communities. The oceanfront location offers opportunities for unique team-building activities and post-meeting events, from guided boat or kayak tours on the ocean to golf games and special occasion dinners. Transportation can be easily arranged to take groups from the Beaches into the city’s center, St. Johns Town Center area and other popular sites in Jacksonville.

Meet By The Water

Military Reunions

With the largest shoreline in Florida and an average of 300 days of sunshine, Jacksonville provides the opportunity to meet by the water in Downtown by the St. Johns River or at the Beaches along the Atlantic Ocean in beautiful, historic, flexible and state-of-the art venues that cannot be found in any other city in the state. The urban core offers newly renovated convention hotels, the historic Prime Osborn Convention Center and the convenience of walking or taking

The Visit Jacksonville Sales, Services and Marketing team has more than 350 years of combined hospitality experience. Give us a call to help you plan your next meeting! 800.733.2668

Jacksonville is home to the fourth largest concentration of military personnel in the nation and is very proud of that fact. Military groups

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visiting Jacksonville for their conventions and reunions have access to a large network of military installations including Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Naval Station Mayport, Kings Bay Naval Base, Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Naval Aviation Depot Jacksonville and Marine Corps Blount Island Command.

Medical Meetings

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Jax is the Southeast’s destination for health and wellness. More than 20 top medical facilities provide expertise and cutting-edge treatments to patients from around the globe. The Mayo Clinic, the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute and Wolfson’s Children Hospital are all located in Jacksonville and are a great resource for medical groups and organizations holding their events here.

Meet Where The Pros Play Jacksonville is home to some of the best sporting facilities in the world— ideal spots for over-the-top, unforgettable meeting experiences. EverBank Field, voted one of the best fan experiences in the NFL, has more than 200 square feet of newly renovated outdoor and indoor meeting space, including private suites, patio decks, two pools and cabanas. Outside the stadium, the new Daily’s Place amphitheater has capacity for 5,500

under an iconic, modern structure fit for the grandest of all events. The Jacksonville Veterans Memorial can be transformed into an ice rink, tennis court, concert hall or circus, while the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville offer renovated private rooms for large parties and events.

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Meet by the ocean or the river— no one does waterfront like us!

Multicultural Heritage Northeast Florida is alive with cultural attractions and festivals. Jacksonville’s African-American roots are deep, with dozens of stops on the Florida Black Heritage Trail located throughout the city including Kingsley Plantation, Norman Studios and The Ritz Theater and Museum, an AfricanAmerican Museum located in an area once known as the “Harlem of the South.” Jacksonville is also home to one of the largest Middle Eastern populations in the nation and a large Hispanic community.

Visit Jacksonville’s Sales, Services and Marketing Team Don’t plan your Jacksonville event without connecting with Visit Jacksonville’s Sales, Services and Marketing team. They are dedicated professionals that know every single venue, hotel and off-site location to satisfy all your needs. Connect online: www.visitjacksonville.com/meetings.

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More than 100 daily flights, a cruise port and easy highway access in and out of Jacksonville.

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15 Chefs on America’s Best Chefs List. Bring your appetite.

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WELLNESS Jacksonville is the ideal destination for health with a strong network of medical professionals bringing their expertise to our city and providing cutting-edge lifesaving treatments to patients from around the globe. Few American cities of any size are home to so many top medical facilities, among them Ackerman Cancer Center, Baptist Health, Brooks Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Memorial Hospital, Nemours Children’s Clinic, St. Vincent’s HealthCare, University of Florida Health Jacksonville, University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute and Wolfson Children’s Hospital. These world-class facilities specialize in a wide variety of top programs including cancer treatment, cardiac health and ad-

vanced rehabilitation therapies, dialysis, pediatrics, bariatric surgery, family medicine, medical research and much more. Jacksonville also has a thriving biotechnology industry and is home to one of the top teaching and research hospitals in the nation, UF Health. For people seeking long-term medical treatment, our Patient Concierge Program assists patients and their families by offering special lodging rates and exclusive deals to city attractions. Learn more about Jacksonville’s medical industry: www. jaxhealthcenter.com.

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Luxurious (yet never pretentious) oceanfront resorts, fullservice riverfront hotels, charming beachside inns, quaint local B&Bs and family-friendly suites: Jacksonville has them all waiting for you. With more than 200 lodging choices, visitors can find the ideal home-away-from-home. Best of all, these quality accommodations are owned and operated by some of the best hoteliers and innkeepers in the business. Location, service and competitive rates are the top attributes that visitors can expect to find at Jacksonville’s many lodging options.

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53 Jefferson Road, Atlantic Boulevard & I-295, 904-997-9190 3162 St. Johns Bluff Road, 904-928-9145 11451 Beach Blvd., 904-996-7686 210 St Johns Bluff Road, 904-928-9005

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DOWNTOWN DoubleTree by Hilton Jacksonville Riverfront 1201 Riverplace Blvd., 904-398-8800

Extended Stay America Downtown

Hampton Inn Jacksonville Downtown I-95

Hilton Garden Inn Jacksonville Downtown/Southbank

Magnuson Hotel Jacksonville Downtown

Omni Jacksonville Hotel

Scottish Inn

1413 Prudential Drive, 904-396-1777

1331 Prudential Drive, 904-396-7770 1201 Kings Ave., 904-396-6111

Homewood Suites by Hilton Jacksonville Downtown/Southbank 1201 Kings Ave., 904-396-6888

Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront 225 East Coastline Drive, 904-588-1234

Lexington Hotel & Conference Center Jacksonville Riverwalk 1515 Prudential Drive, 904-396-5100

2228 Philips Highway, 904-396-4090 245 Water St., 904-355-6664 2300 Philips Highway, 904-396-2301

JACKSONVILLE BEACHES & MAYPORT Best Western Mayport Inn & Suites

Best Western Oceanfront

Casa Marina Hotel & Restaurant

Courtyard by Marriott Jacksonville Beach Oceanfront

Days Inn Neptune Beach

Econolodge Atlantic Beach Mayport Naval Station

Fairfield Inn & Suites Jacksonville Beach

Four Points by Sheraton Jacksonville Beachfront

Hampton Inn Jacksonville Beach/Ponte Vedra

Hampton Inn Oceanfront-Jacksonville Beach

Holiday Inn Express-Jacksonville Beach

2389 Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach, 904-435-3500 305 N. 1st St., Jacksonville Beach, 904-249-4949 691 N. 1st St., Jacksonville Beach, 904-270-0025 1617 N. 1st St., Jacksonville Beach, 904-249-9071

1401 Atlantic Blvd., Neptune Beach, 904-249-2777 2401 Mayport Road A1A, Atlantic Beach, 904-249-0313 1616 N. 1st St., Jacksonville Beach, 904-435-0100 11 N. 1st St., Jacksonville Beach, 904-435-3535

1220 Marsh Landing Parkway, Jacksonville Beach, 904-2809101 1515 N. 1st St., Jacksonville Beach, 904-241-2311

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2040 Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach, 904-435-0700 28 Sherry Drive, Atlantic Beach, 904-241-7776 1 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach, 904-249-7402

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Courtyard by Marriott Jacksonville Airport 1310 Airport Road, 904-741-1122

Crowne Plaza Jacksonville Airport 14670 Duval Road, 904-741-4404

Days Inn Jacksonville Airport

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Jacksonville Airport

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Fairfield Inn & Suites Airport

Flamingo Lake RV Resort

Hampton Inn & Suites Airport

Hilton Garden Inn Airport

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Jacksonville Airport

Hyatt Place Jacksonville Airport

Jacksonville Plaza Inn & Suites

Knights Inn Jacksonville North

1170 Airport Road, 904-741-4980

2101 Dixie Clipper Drive, 904-741-1997 1181 Airport Road, 904-741-4000 1300 Airport Road, 904-741-3500

3640 Newcomb Road, 904-766-0672 13551 Airport Court, 904-741-4001 13503 Ranch Road, 904-421-2700 1200 Airport Road, 904-421-5000

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13200 International Airport Blvd., 904-741-4911

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Red Roof Inn Jacksonville North

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Residence Inn by Marriott Jacksonville Airport

River City Inn

Shakir Economy Motel

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Jacksonville Airport

Sunshine Inn

Travelodge Inn & Suites Jacksonville Airport

Woodspring Suites I-95 North

Woodspring Suites Jacksonville I-295 East

1351 Airport Road, 904-741-0094

14701 Airport Entrance Road, 904-741-4488 10901 Harts Road, 904-751-3888

5020 North Main St., 904-354-0496 1310 Airport Road, 904-741-6550 10888 Harts Road, 904-751-5600 7992 New Kings Road, 904-765-8790 13550 Airport Court, 904-741-8002

5830 New Kings Road, 904-768-7077 1153 Airport Road, 904-741-4600

10520 Balmoral Circle West, 904-696-0615 8341 Dames Point Crossing Blvd., 904-743-7100

SOUTHSIDE/MANDARIN Aloft Jacksonville Tapestry Park

America’s Best Inn-Jacksonville

Baymont Inn & Suites Jacksonville

Candlewood Suites Southpoint

Comfort Suites Baymeadows

Corporate Suite Shoppe

Country Inn & Suites I-95 South

Courtyard by Marriott Butler Blvd

Courtyard by Marriott Flagler Center

4812 Deer Lake Drive West, 904-998-4448 8220 Dix Ellis Trail, 904-739-3323

7030 Bonneval Road, 904-296-0968

Best USA Inn Jacksonville

1057 Broward Road, 904-765-6288 4990 Belfort Road, 904-296-7785

8277 Western Way Circle, 904-737-4477

COURTESY OMNI JACKSONVILLE HOTEL

8933 Western Way, 904-363-2346 4690 Salisbury Road, 904-281-0443

4670 Lenoir Ave. South, 904-296-2828

14402 Old St. Augustine Road, 904-260-2027

Courtyard by Marriott Jacksonville Mayo Clinic/Beaches 14390 Mayo Blvd., 904-223-1700

Days Inn Baymeadows

8255 Dix Ellis Trail, 904-731-9940

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SOUTHSIDE/MANDARIN 5649 Cagle Road, 904-733-3890 3155 Philips Highway, 904-398-2202 5624 Cagle Road, 904-737-8000 9300 Baymeadows Road, 904-731-3555 3558 Philips Highway, 904-398-6961 8801 Perimeter Park Blvd., 904-620-9008 8300 Western Way, 904-739-1881

Extended Stay America Jacksonville Salisbury Road Southpoint 4693 Salisbury Road, 904-296-0661

Extended Stay America Jacksonville Southside St. Johns Town Center

Extended Stay America Lenoir Ave South

Extended Stay America Lenoir Ave East

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Butler Blvd

Fleetwood Mobile Home & RV Park

Four Points by Sheraton Jacksonville Baymeadows

Gator Lodge

Hampton Inn & Suites St. Johns Town Center Area

Hampton Inn & Suites Bartram Park

Hampton Inn I-295 East & Baymeadows

Hampton Inn Jacksonville South/I-95 at JTB

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Jacksonville

Hilton Garden Inn Jacksonville JTB/Deerwood Park

Holiday Inn & Suites Jacksonville SE-Med Ctr. Area

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Jacksonville South I-295

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Jacksonville South

Holiday Inn I-295 East Baymeadows

Hometown Inn & Suites

10020 Skinner Lake Drive, 904-642-9911 4699 Lenoir Ave. South, 904-332-6512 6961 Lenoir Ave. East, 904-296-0181 4888 Lenoir Ave., 904-854-6200

5001 Philips Highway, 904-737-4733

8520 Baymeadows Road, 904-562-4920 4141 Philips Highway, 904-737-3200 4415 Southside Blvd., 904-997-9100

13950 Village Lake Circle, 904-268-6264

8127 Point Meadows Drive, 904-363-7150 4681 Lenoir Ave. South, 904-281-2600

8737 Baymeadows Road, 904-733-9299

9745 Gate Parkway North, 904-997-6600

4791 Windsor Commons Court, 904-421-7000 11262 Old St Augustine Road, 904-899-9000 4675 Salisbury Road, 904-332-9500

11083 Nursery Fields Drive, 904-854-8000 4940 Mustang Road, 904-281-2244

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Hotel Indigo Jacksonville–Deerwood Park

Inn at Marywood

Jacksonville Marriott

Knights Inn Jacksonville Baymeadows

La Quinta Inn & Suites Butler Blvd

La Quinta Inn & Suites Mandarin

Quality Inn & Suites Baymeadows

Ramada Conference Center Mandarin

Ramada Jacksonville/Baymeadows

Red Lion Jacksonville Butler Blvd

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10434 Midtown Parkway, 904-641-7988

9840 Tapestry Park Circle, 904-996-7199 235 Marywood Drive, 904-287-2525

4670 Salisbury Road, I-95 & Butler Boulevard, 904-296-2222 8285 Dix Ellis Trail, 904-731-8400

4686 Lenoir Ave. South, 904-296-0703 3199 Hartley Road, 904-268-9999

Mount Vernon Motor Lodge

3201 Philips Highway, 904-396-7782 8333 Dix Ellis Trail, 904-739-1155

3130 Hartley Road, I-295 & San Jose Boulevard, 904-268-8080 9150 Baymeadows Road, 904-737-1700 4700 Salisbury Road, 904-281-9700

Red Roof Inn Southpoint

Residence Inn Jacksonville Baymeadows

Residence Inn Jacksonville Butler Boulevard

Residence Inn Jacksonville South Bartram Park

Sheraton Jacksonville Hotel

SpringHill Suites Jacksonville

Studio 6

Sun Suites Baymeadows

Super 8 Jacksonville South

The Inn at Mayo Clinic Marriott

6969 Lenoir Ave. East, 904-296-1006 8365 Dix Ellis Trail, 904-733-8088

10551 Deerwood Park Blvd., 904-996-8900 13942 Village Lake Circle, 904-440-0500

10605 Deerwood Park Blvd., 904-564-4772 4385 Southside Blvd., 904-997-6650 8765 Baymeadows Road, 904-731-7317

Suburban Extended Stay Baymeadows 8285 Philips Highway, 904-448-0021

8555 Baymeadows Way, 904-421-3440 5018 University Blvd. West, 904-731-0800 4420 Mary Brigh Drive, 904-992-9992

Towne Place Suites by Marriott-Jacksonville Butler Blvd 4801 Lenoir Ave, 904-296-1661

Tricove Inn

4300 Salisbury Road North, 904-281-0001

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SOUTHSIDE/MANDARIN Woodspring Suites Jacksonville Southeast 3425 Saland Way, 904-483-5400

Wyndham Garden Jacksonville 4660 Salisbury Road, 904-281-0900

WESTSIDE

Best Western Plus Cecil Field Inn and Suites

Best Western Southside Hotel & Suites

8555 Blanding Blvd., 904-778-9539

525 Chaffee Point Blvd., 904-265-7759 4580 Collins Road, 904-264-4466

Pool deck at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront

COURTESY HYAT T REGENCY JACKSONVILLE RIVERFRONT

Baymont Inn & Suites Orange Park

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Country Inn & Suites Westside

Diamond Inn Motel Jacksonville West

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Chaffee Road

Hampton Inn I-10 West

Hawkins Motel

Holiday Inn Express Chaffee-Jacksonville West

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WESTSIDE 6545 Ramona Blvd., 904-781-1940 7019 Commonwealth Ave., 904-224-5500 5945 Youngerman Circle East, 904-772-7771 7035 Commonwealth Ave., 904-786-0388 5929 Ramona Blvd., 904-378-1530

561 Chaffee Point Blvd., 904-693-4400 548 Chaffee Point Blvd., 904-783-8277 275 E. US 90 Highway, 904-266-4835 537 Chaffee Point Blvd., 904-652-2782 7071 W. 103rd St., 904-777-5700

Jacksonville Equestrian Center & RV Spaces

Knights Inn Jacksonville Downtown

Motel 6 Orange Park

Quality Inn Commonwealth

Quality Inn of Orange Park

13611 Normandy Blvd., 904-255-4125 460 S. Lane Ave., 904-394-4500

6107 Youngerman Circle, 904-777-6100 6802 Commonwealth Ave., 904-781-6000 6135 Youngerman Circle, 904-777-5313

Red Roof Inn Baldwin

1088 US-301, Baldwin, 904-266-9759

Red Roof Inn Orange Park

Sleep Inn & Suites Westside

Stars Rest Inn

Super 8 Orange Park

The Executive Inn Westside

6099 Youngerman Circle, 904-777-1000 6535 Ramona Blvd., 904-378-9779 510 S. Lane Ave., 904-786-0500 5959 Youngerman Circle East, 904-777-0160 6560 Ramona Blvd., 904-786-2794

BED & BREAKFAST Amore’ Hospitality House

Dickert House

Riverdale Inn

The Jenks House

235 7th St. West, 904-358-2510 1804 Copeland St., 904-387-4762 1521 Riverside Ave., 904-354-5080 2804 Post St., 904-387-2092

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gettinghere

Cleveland Pittsburgh

Indianapolis

Columbus

St. Louis

It’s Easy To Get Here

At The Crossroads Getting to Jacksonville by car couldn’t be easier. When visitors arrive, they can use a sophisticated highway system to easily drive throughout the area. In fact, the city is situated right at the intersection of I-10, one of the nation’s most popular East-West thoroughfares, and I-95, the primary North-South interstate highway along the country’s East Coast. Jacksonville is the largest city by land mass in the continental U.S., but it’s easy to navigate via four major U.S. highways: U.S. 1, U.S. 17, U.S. 90 and U.S. 301. Plus, I-295 circles the city and makes travel quick and convenient, especially to and from the beaches.

Quality Award by the Airports Council International. JAX provides non-stop flights to more than 30 major U.S. cities and 100 daily arrivals and departures on all major domestic air carriers and a network of regional carriers. Enjoy a fullservice terminal building and outstanding ground transportation options. The airport offers comforts like free Wi-Fi, rocking chairs, live music, an art gallery and a wide array of shopping and dining options. Many regional air carriers have added service out of Jacksonville, expanding flights to popular U.S. cities. Carriers servicing Jacksonville International Airport include Air Canada, American, Allegiant, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Silver, Southwest, and United Airlines. Various charter flights also operate into JAX. Once visitors land in Jacksonville, a variety of rental car services, taxis, and airport shuttles ensures that guests will easily arrive at their hotel or destination.

Just Wing It Just 15 minutes from Downtown, Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) was listed as one of the best airports in North America when it comes to customer service. JAX was tied for first with two other airports in the Airport Service

Hit The Rails Daily railroad passenger service to and from Jacksonville is provided by Amtrak, connecting the city with all other locations in the Amtrak system. The Jacksonville Amtrak station is located 20 minutes north of Downtown, on the city’s Northside.

Traveling to Jacksonville, situated in Northeastern Florida, is quick and easy.

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From our waterways and the wide range of water activities, to our extensive city, state and national parks systems, to our public arts and rich history, the impressive sporting events we host, world-class dining, a thriving craft beer scene, diverse family-friendly attractions and the fact that Jacksonville has its own cruise terminal, ensure that Jacksonville is the ideal destination for an unforgettable Florida experience.

In Jax...

You Don’t Just Go To The Museum …

You Don’t Just Go To The Beach …

You get to step back in time and learn about the city’s rich history while walking into some of the oldest and most architecturally significant buildings in the region.

You explore remote beaches inside national parks where you sink your toes in the Atlantic Ocean while standing next to massive oak skeletons lining the shore in the city with the most shoreline in Florida.

You Don’t Just Go To The Park … You are immersed in nature encountering local wildlife, seeing plants you’ve never seen before, hiking nature trails lined by trees covered with Spanish moss while exploring the largest urban park system in the nation.

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You Don’t Just Go To The Game … You become an instant super fan when you tailgate with a few thousand of your new friends while sampling local food and craft beer and cheering for the team in some of the most impressive sporting venues in the world.

You Don’t Just Visit Jacksonville … You experience it!

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7801 Lone Star Road, Jacksonville, 904-318-4229, jacksonvillearcherycenter.com

ATTRACTIONS

103rd Street Sports Complex 10244 103rd St., Jacksonville, 904-630-2479, arsenalracing.com/ aboutus.asp

Adventure Landing 1944 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-246-4386, adventurelanding.com

Adventure Landing– Blanding Blvd

Batt Family Fun Center

The Great Escape Room

1838 Cassat Ave., Jacksonville, 904-389-2360, battfamilyfuncenter.com

11651 Central Parkway, Jacksonville, 904-203-8358, thegreatescaperoom.com/florida/ jacksonville

Beaches Museum & History Park 381 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-241-5657, beachesmuseum.org

Bottle & Bottega–Art Uncorked 9823 Tapestry Park Circle, Jacksonville, 904-347-2150, bottleandbottega.com/jacksonville

Budweiser Brewery Tour 111 Busch Drive, Jacksonville, 904-751-8117, budweisertours.com

Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary 1860 Starratt Road, Jacksonville, 904-757-3603, cattyshack.org

Dave & Buster’s

4825 Blanding Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-771-2803, ​ adventurelanding.com

7025 Salisbury Road, Jacksonville, 904-296-1525, daveandbusters.com

Airsoft Batallion

245 Water St., Jacksonville, 866-496-0535, thedinnerdetective.com/jacksonville

2253 Dennis St., Jacksonville, 904-619-4963, battalionairsoftarena.com

Autobahn Indoor Speedway 6601 Executive Park Court North, Jacksonville, 904-425-5005, autobahnspeed.com

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

The Dinner Detective

Dockside Gameroom

Hard Knocks Jax 9400 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-619-7435, indoorwar.com/location/jacksonville-florida

Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens 1445 Millcoe Road, Jacksonville, jacksonvillearboretum.org

Jacksonville Farmers Market 1810 W. Beaver St., Jacksonville, 904-354-2821, jaxfarmersmarket.com

Jacksonville Ice and Sportsplex 3605 Philips Highway, Jacksonville, 904-399-3223, jaxiceandsportsplex.com

The Jacksonville Landing 2 W. Independent Drive, Jacksonville, 904-353-1188, jacksonvillelanding.com

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens 370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, 904-757-4463, jacksonvillezoo.org

2775 Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach, 904-242-8510

Jax Ale Trail

The Edge Rock Gym

208 N. Laura St., Jacksonville, 800-733-2668, jaxaletrail.com

3563 Phillips Highway, Jacksonville, 904-683-2512, theedgerockgym.com

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Jacksonville Archery Center

©WENDY UPDERGRAFF

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ARCHERY


ATTRACTIONS Sweet Pete’s

Town Beer Co.

400 N. Hogan St., Jacksonville, 904-976-7161, sweetpetescandy.com

1176 Edgewood Ave. South, Jacksonville, townbeerco.com

Topgolf Jacksonville

BOWLING

10531 Brightman Blvd., Jacksonville, 915-241-7520, topgolf.com/us/jacksonville

Velocity Air Sports 7022 AC Skinner Parkway, Jacksonville, 904-551-4035, velocityairsports.com

Yes You Canvas Siberian tiger at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary

Jumpstreet 1214 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-853-5721, gotjump.com/florida/ jacksonville-beach

Main Event 10370 Philips Highway, Jacksonville, 904-260-7500, mainevent.com/locations/ jacksonville-fl

Mind Bender 1500 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-853-6192, mindbenderescaperooms.com

Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville (MOCA) 333 N. Laura St., Jacksonville, 904-366-6911, mocajacksonville.unf.edu

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Museum of Science & History (MOSH)

8011 Philips Highway, Jacksonville, 904-993-9047, yesyoucanvas.com

BEACH RENTALS

818 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-249-9849, beachbowljaxbeach.com

Bowl America–Mandarin 10333 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-268-1511, bowl-america.com

Bowl America–Southside 11141 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-642-0460, bowl-america.com

Beach Life Rentals

Jax Lanes Grove Park

691 1st St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-584-7368, beachliferentals.com

8720 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-641-3133,

East Coast Sport Rentals

5310 Lenox Ave., Jacksonville, 904-394-0895, kingpinsbowlingjax.com

1617 1st St., Jacksonville Beach, 904-349-0997, eastcoastsportrentals.info

King Pins Bowling Center

BREWERIES

Jax Beach Surf Shop

Aardwolf Brewing Company

221 1st St., Jacksonville Beach, 904-247-7873, jaxbeachboardshop.com

1461 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville, 904-301-0755, aardwolfbrewing.com

Rent Beach Stuff

Atlantic Beach Brewing Company

11 1st St., Jacksonville Beach, 904-305-6472, rentbeachstuff.com

725 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach, 904-372-4116, atlanticbeachbrewingcompany.com

BICYCLE RENTALS

Bold City Brewery

Open Road Bicycles 9680-18 Argyle Forest Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-771-8830, openroadbicycles.com

Open Road Bicycles Avondale

1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, 904-396-6674, themosh.org

3544 St. Johns Ave., Jacksonville, 904-388-9066, openroadbicycles.com

One Way Out

Open Road Bicycles Beaches

14985 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-312-9984, onewayoutjax.com

1017 3rd St., Jacksonville Beach, 904-853-6014, openroadbicycles.com

Pump IT Up

Open Road Bicycles San Marco

11840 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-646-1441, pumpitupparty.com/jacksonville-fl

4466 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville, 904-636-7772, openroadbicycles.com

Rebounderz

Zencog LLC

14985 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-300-0070, rebounderz.com/location/jacksonville

883 Stockton St., Jacksonville, 904-619-0496, zencog.com

Ritz Theatre and Museum

BOTTLE SHOPS

829 N. Davis St., Jacksonville, 904-807-2010, ritzjacksonville.com

Beach Bowl

2670 Rosselle St., Jacksonville, 904-379-6551, boldcitybrewery.com

Bold City Brewery Downtown Tap Room 109 E. Bay St., Jacksonville, boldcitybrewery.com

Engine 15 Brewing Company– Downtown Brewery & Biergarten 633 Myrtle Ave. North, Jacksonville, 904-551-9429, engine15.com

Engine 15 Brewing Company– Jacksonville Beach 1500 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-249-BEER, engine15.com

Sweet Pete’s

Alewife Bottleshop and Tasting Room

Riverside Arts Market

1035 Park St., Jacksonville, 904-575-4951, alewifebottleshop.com

715 Riverside Ave., Jacksonville, 904-389-2449, riversideartsmarket.com

Beer:30

Sally Industries

1217 King St., Jacksonville, 904-388-0033, beer30jax.com

745 W. Forsyth St., Jacksonville, 904-355-7100, sallycorp.com/company/tours

Beer:30 San Marco

Slinkee’s

1543 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-518-4164, beer30jax.com

10503 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-260-0022, slinkees.net

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Green Room Brewing

CASINO/GAMBLING

228 3rd St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-201-WAVE, greenroombrewing.com

bestbet Jacksonville 201 Monument Road, Jacksonville, 904-646-0001, bestbetjax.com

Hyperion Brewing Co.

COLLEGES

1740 N. Main St., Jacksonville, 904-518-5131, hyperionbrewing.com

Edward Waters College 1658 Kings Road, Jacksonville, 904-470-8080

Intuition Ale Works

9911 Old Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-928-9973

929 E. Bay St., Jacksonville, 904-683-7720, intuitionale.com

Pinglehead Brewing Company 14 Blanding Blvd., Orange Park, 904-276-5160, pinglehead.com

River City Brewing Company 835 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, 904-398-2299, rivercitybrew.com

Southern Swells

Florida State College at Jacksonville

Jacksonville University 2800 University Blvd. North, Jacksonville, 904-256-7025

University of North Florida 4567 St. Johns Bluff Road South, Jacksonville, 904-620-2630

COMEDY CLUBS

Comedy Club of Jacksonville 110000 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-646-4277, jacksonvillecomedy.com

1312 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-379-9289, southernswells.com

The Comedy Zone

Veterans United Craft Brewery

DISTILLERIES

8999 Western Way, Jacksonville, 904-253-3326, vubrew.com

Wicked Barley 4100 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-379-7077, wickedbarley.com

3130 Hartley Road, Jacksonville, 904-292-4242, comedyzone.com

Manifest Distilling 960 E. Forysth St., Jacksonville, 904-619-1479, manifestdistilling.com

FISHING CHARTERS/DIVING/ BOAT RENTALS

Backwater Fishing Adventures

Zeta Brewing Company

904-708-8915, backwaterfishingadventures.com

131 1st Ave. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-372-0727, zetabrewing.com

Beaches Fishing Charters 904-343-3474, beachesfishingcharters.com

Capt. Dave Sipler Sportfishing 904-642-9546, captdaves.com

Capt. Tony Bozzella 904-651-0182, tonybozzella.com

Divers Supply 904-646-3828, divers-supply.com/jacksonville

Enterprise Fishing Charters 904-241-7560, enterprisefishingcharters.com

First Coast Divers 2777 University Blvd. West, Jacksonville, 904-737-0050, firstcoastdivers.com

First Coast Fly Fishing Unlimited 904-497-9736, flyfishjax.com

Florida Light Tackle Charters 866-4-TARPON, floridalighttacklecharters.com

Freedom Boat Club 904-588-2417, freedomboatclub.com

Island Aqua Sports 904-990-5444, islandaquasports.com

Jacksonville Fishing Trips 1578 Live Oak Drive, Jacksonville, 904-866-8055, jacksonvillefishingtrips.com

Kat-Man-Tay Tours Jacksonville 4851 Medway Hall Place, Jacksonville, 904-327-1247, kmttours.com

Majesty Deep Sea Fishing 904-641-1330, kingneptunefishing.com

North Florida Divers 904-537-5731, jacksonvillescubaclasses.com

North Florida Fishing 904-707-8328, fishingnorthflorida.com

Northeast Florida Angling 2211 Kings Circle South, Neptune Beach, 904-570-7878, northeastfloridaangling.com

Now & Zen Charters 4234 Lakeside Drive, Jacksonville, 904-803-8843, nowandzensailingcharters.com

Rock & Reel Charters 904-591-1611, rocknreelcharters.net

Team Buck Rogers Fishing Charters 904-502-7408, teambuckrogers.com

The Surf Angler 904-778-1593, thesurfangler.com

Vic2Fish GUIDED TOURS

Adlib Tours

bicycles – e2ride bike tours 904-945-1571, e2ride.com

Green Room Brewing

©VISIT JACKSONVILLE

904-827-1845, adlibtours.com

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COURTESY CUMMER MUSEUM

904-699-2285, vic2fish.com


ATTRACTIONS Budweiser Brewery Tour 111 Busch Drive, Jacksonville, 904-751-8117, budweisertours.com

Jax Brew Bus 904-500-BREW, thejaxbrewbus.com

JaxPort Tour 2831 Talleyrand Ave., Jacksonville, 904-357-3000, jaxport.com/community/port-tours

Kayak Amelia 13030 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, 904-251-0016, kayakamelia.com

Ride and Crawl 904-432-1201, rideandcrawl.com

River Quest Boat Tours 904-860-8294, stjohnsrivertaxi.com

Sweet Pete’s Factory Tours 400 N. Hogan St., Jacksonville, 904-976-7161, sweetpetescandy.com

HORSE RENTALS & RIDING

Diamond D Training & Boarding Stable

5901 Solomon Road, Jacksonville, 904-289-9518, diamonddranchinc.com

Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Wall

Regal Cinemas Beach Boulevard 18

5514 118th St., Jacksonville, 904-755-4170, yknotranch.com/

1145 E. Adams St., Jacksonville, 904-630-2489, coj.net/departments/military-and-veterans-affairs/ jacksonville-veterans-memorial-wall

14051 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 844-462-7342, regmovies.com

KAYAKING RENTALS & TOURS

Kingsley Plantation

Regal Cinemas River City Marketplace 14

11676 Palmetto Ave., Jacksonville, 904-251-3537, nps.gov/timu

12884 City Center Blvd., Jacksonville, 844-462-7342, regmovies.com

Norman Studios

San Marco Theatre

6337 Arlington Road, Jacksonville, 904-551-0959, normanstudios.org

1996 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-396-4845, sanmarcotheatre.com

The Ribault Club

Sun-Ray Cinema

11241 Fort George Road, Jacksonville, 904-251-1050, theribaultclub.com

1028 Park St., Jacksonville, 904-359-0047, sunraycinema.com

Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve

MUSEUMS

Y Knot Ranch of Jacksonville

Adventure Kayak Florida

500 Wonderwood Drive, Jacksonville, 904-404-6177, adventurekayakflorida.com

Black Creek Outfitters 10051 Skinner Lake Drive, Jacksonville, 904-645-7003, blackcreekoutfitters.com

Kayak Amelia 13030 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, 904-251-0016, kayakamelia.com

LANDMARKS

Evergreen Cemetery 4535 Main St. North, Jacksonville, 904-353-3649, evergreenjax.com

COURTESY CUMMER MUSEUM

13165 Mt. Pleasant Road, Jacksonville, 904-641-7155, nps.gov/timu

MOVIE THEATERS

Alexander Brest Planetarium (inside MOSH) 1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, 904-396-6674, themosh.org

AMC Regency 24

Beaches Museum and History Park

12713 Fort Caroline Road, Jacksonville, 904-641-7155, nps.gov/foca

9541 Regency Square Blvd., Jacksonville, 888-262-4386, amctheatres.com

381 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-242-0024, beachesmuseum.org

Friendship Fountain

Cinemark Tinseltown

Clara White Mission/Eartha M. M. White Museum

Fort Caroline National Memorial

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Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

1015 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, 904-630-2489, jaxparks.com

4535 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, 800-326-3264, cinemark.com

Jacksonville Historical Society

Epic Theatres at Oakleaf with Epic XL

314 Palmetto St., Jacksonville, 904-241-8922, jaxhistory.com

Jacksonville National Cemetary 4083 Lannie Road, Jacksonville, 904-766-5222, cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/jacksonville.asp

613 W. Ashley St., Jacksonville, 904-354-4162, clarawhitemission.org

Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

8368 Merchants Way, Jacksonville, 904-772-0620, epictheatres.com

829 Riverside Ave., Jacksonville, 904-356-6857, cummermuseum.org

Regal Cinemas Avenues 20 & RPX

Dinsmore Historical Museum

9525 Philips Hwy, Jacksonville, 844-462-7342, regmovies.com

7330 Civic Club Drive, Jacksonville, 904-527-3952, dinsmorehistoricalmuseum.org

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1293 W. 19th St., Jacksonville, 904-598-9567, durkeevillehistoricalsociety.com

333 N. Laura St., Jacksonville, 904-366-6911, mocajacksonville.unf.edu

Hands On Childrens Museum

1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, 904-396-6674, themosh.org

8580 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-642-2688, handsonchildrensmuseumjax.com

James Merrill Museum

Museum of Science & History

Museum of Southern History 4304 Herschel St., Jacksonville, 904-388-3574, museumsouthernhistory.com

Argyle Forest Park 8533 Acanthus Drive, Jacksonville, 904-630-2489, jaxparks.com

Baker Skinner Park 7641 Powers Ave., Jacksonville, 904-630-2489, jaxparks.com

Bethesda Park 1079 Key Haven Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-764-5531, jaxparks.com

Blue Cypress Park

215 A Philip Randolph Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-665-0064, jaxhistory. org/merrill-museum-house-tours

Tree Hill Nature Center

Jax Historic Naval Ship

PAINTBALL

2 Independent Drive, Jacksonville, 904-647-5177, adamsclassmuseum.org

Paintball Adventures

3740 Burnett Park Road, Jacksonville, 904-630-2489, jaxparks.com

844 Whitlock Ave., Jacksonville, 904-725-7777, paintballadventures.com

Castaway Island Preserve

Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum

Paintball Adventures

2921 San Pablo Road South, Jacksonville, 904-630-2489, jaxparks.com

11850 Camden Road, Jacksonville, 904-645-7127, paintballadventures.com

Confederate Park Dog Park

Whils Paintball

956 Hubbard St., Jacksonville, 904-630-2489, jaxparks.com

8984 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-379-3024, whilspaintball.com

Cuba Hunter Skateboard Park

PARKS

4380 Emerson St., Jacksonville, 904-858-1366, jaxparks.com

101 W. 1st St., Jacksonville, 904-356-2992, rain.org/~karpeles/jax.html

Mandarin Museum & Historical Society 11964 Mandarin Road, Jacksonville, 904-268-0784, mandarinmuseum.net

1904 Music Hall

7152 Lone Star Road, Jacksonville, 904-724-4646, treehill.org

9A/Baymeadows Regional Park 8000 Baymeadows Road East, Jacksonville, 904-630-2489, jaxparks.com

4012 University Blvd. North, Jacksonville, 904-630-2489, jaxparks.com

Burnett Park

Dogwood Park 7407 Salisbury Road, Jacksonville, 904-630-2489, jaxdogs.com

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Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville (MOCA)

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ATTRACTIONS Drew Park

Friday Musicale

6621 Barnes Road South, Jacksonville, jaxparks.com

645 Oak St., Jacksonville, 904-355-7584, fridaymusicale.com

Ed Austin Regional Park

FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by Vystar

11751 McCormick Road, Jacksonville, 904-630-2489, jaxparks.com

Greenland Park 11808 Fayal Drive, Jacksonville, jaxparks.com

Jacksonville Symphony

Huguenot Memorial Park

300 Water St., Jacksonville, 904-354-5547, jaxsymphony.org

10980 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, 904-251-3335, jaxparks.com

Players by the Sea

Jacksonville Baldwin Rail-Trail

106 6th St. North, Jacksonville, 904-249-0289, playersbythesea.org

850 N. Center St., Jacksonville, 904-630-2489, jaxparks.com

Theatre Jacksonville

JaxParks–City of Jacksonville

2032 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-396-4425, theatrejax.com

214 N. Hogan St., Jacksonville, 904-255-7900, jaxparks.com

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Kathryn Hanna Abbey Park

Daily’s Place

500 Wonderwood Drive, Jacksonville, 904-249-4700, jaxparks.com

904-630-3100, jtafla.com

McGirts Creek Park

Skyway

EverBank Field

904-630-3100, jtafla.com/schedules/skyway

1 EverBank Field Drive, Jacksonville, 904-633-6100, jaguars.com/everbankfieldevents

RIFLE & PISTOL RANGES

Florida Theatre

Memorial Park 1620 Riverside Ave., Jacksonville, memparkjax.org

Normandy Park 1728 Lindsey Road, Jacksonville, 904-630-2489, jaxparks.com

Ribault Club 11241 Fort George Road, Jacksonville, 904-251-1050, theribaultclub.com

Talbot Island State Park

Gateway Rifle & Pistol Club 9301 Zambito Ave., Jacksonville, 904-771-2937, grpc-jax.com

Jacksonville Clay Target Sports 12125 New Berlin Road, Jacksonville, 904-757-4584, jacksonvilleclaytargetsports.com

Jacksonville Gun Club 12125 New Berlin Road, Jacksonville, 904-757-4584, jacksonvillegunclub.com

12157 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, 904-251-2320, floridastateparks.org/park/ Big-Talbot-Island

WW Sporting Clays

Taye Brown Regional Park

ROLLER SKATING RINK

1445 Otis Road, Jacksonville, 904-266-1121, wwsportingclays.com

13951 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, jaxparks.com

Skate Station Funworks

Theodore Roosevelt Area

3461 Kori Road, Jacksonville, 904-880-7703, funworks.com/mandarin

13165 Mt. Pleasant Road, Jacksonville, 904-641-7155, nps.gov/timu

SKATEBOARD PARKS & RINKS

Treaty Oak at Jessie Ball DuPont Park 1123 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, 904-630-2489, jaxparks.com

UNF National Recreational Trails COURTESY JACKSONVILLE ARMADA

Jacksonville Transportation Authority

Jacksonville Armada

1 EverBank Field Drive, Jacksonville, 904-633-6100, dailysplace.com

8435 118th St., Jacksonville, 904-630-2489, jaxparks.com

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501 W. State St., Jacksonville, 904-442-2929, fscjartistseries.org

1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, 904-620-1000, unf.edu/recreation/ecoadventure/Trails.aspx

Jax Beach Skate Park

Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena 300 A. Philip Randolph Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-630-3900, jaxevents.com

Morocco Shrine 3800 St. Johns Bluff Road, Jacksonville, 904-642-5200, moroccoshrine.org

Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts 300 W. Water St., Jacksonville, 904-633-6110, jaxevents.com/venues/times-union-center-for-theperforming-arts

Kona Skate Park

North Entrance Road, Jacksonville, 904-620-2559, unfospreys.com

8739 Kona Ave., Jacksonville, 904-725-8770, konaskatepark.com

SKYDIVING & AERIAL TOURS

World Skydiving Center Florida

2948 Knights Lane West, Jacksonville, 904-630-2489, jaxparks.com

SPORTING/PERFORMANCE VENUES

12000 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-641-1212, alhambrajax.com

13611C Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-255-4125, JaxEquestrianCenter.com

University of North Florida Hodges Stadium

9300 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-250-5903, worldskydivingcenter.com

Alhambra Theatre & Dining

Jacksonville Equestrian Center

2514 S. Beach Pkwy, Jacksonville Beach

Victoria Park

PERFORMING ARTS

128 E. Forsyth St., Jacksonville, 904-355-5661, floridatheatre.com

Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville 301 A Philip Randolph Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-630-3900, jaxevents.com/venues/ baseball-grounds-of-jacksonville

SPORTS TEAMS

Jacksonville Armada FC 1 Independent Drive, Jacksonville, 844-2ARMADA, armadafc.com

Jacksonville Axemen Rugby League Hodges Stadium, Jacksonville, 904-514-8503, jaxaxe.com

Jacksonville Giants 1010 E. Adams St., Jacksonville, 904-355-6531, jacksonvillegiants.com

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Saltwater Cowgirls Surf

Jacksonville, 904-602-7825, jacksonvilleicemen.com

931 3rd St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-238-4716, saltwatercowgirlssurf.com

Jacksonville Jaguars

Thompson Surf School

1 Everbank Field Drive, Jacksonville, 904-633-6534, jaguars.com

429 1st St. South, Jacksonville Beach, 904-316-8573, thompsonsurfschool.com

Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Baseball

Fun For First Coast Kids

VISITOR INFORMATION fun4firstcoastkids.com

301 A. Philip Randolph Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-358-2846, jaxshrimp.com

intoGo

Jacksonville Sharks

Jax 4 Kids

intogo.com

1000 W. Bay St., Jacksonville, 904-900-2060, jaxsharks.com

jax4kids.com

SURFING/WATERSPORTS INSTRUCTION

jaxmomsblog.com

Jacksonville Mom’s Blog

Fans cheer the Jacksonville Jaguars

All Wet Sports

WATER TRANSPORTATION/TAXIS

8550 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-646-9887, allwetsports.net

St. Johns River Ferry

COMING SOON

4610 Ocean St., Jacksonville, 904-241-9969, stjohnsriverferry.com

1636 N. Main St., Jacksonville

Jacksonville Surf and Paddle

St. Johns River Taxi

222 1st St., Neptune Beach, 904-435-7873, jacksonvillesurfandpaddle.com

Surfing in Jacksonville

1015 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, 904-860-8294, stjohnsrivertaxi.com

6th & Main Brewing Company Burlock and Barrel Distillery 417 Magnolia St., Jacksonville, burlockandbarrel.com

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localflavor Let’s eat. Forbes Travel Guide named Jacksonville as one of the 5 Surprising Foodie Cities to Visit Right Now, so you know the food here is top-notch. Eating is one of those things you have to do while traveling. With a perfect mix of fresh Florida seafood flavors, Southern influences and major international culinary trends, Jacksonville’s dining scene will no doubt be one of the best parts of your visit. Get those taste buds ready for a new delicious experience in the “River City by the Sea.” No other Florida city has more unique flavors than Jacksonville, a melting pot of cultures and tastes, with a thriving culinary scene pioneered by local award-wining chefs that have been nationally and internationally trained. Whatever your craving might be, you will find just the restaurant. From elegant bistros to popular chains, casual waterfront fish camps and everything in between, Jacksonville’s food scene is an eclectic hybrid of inspired casual elegance and classic Southern comfort, no jacket required. Locals and visitors alike crave our unique farm-to-table scene, where each ingredient is fresh and locally sourced and seafood is caught hours before being served on your plate. A local staple is the Mayport shrimp, caught at the historic Mayport Village by generations of Jacksonville shrimpers. Ask for it at fish camps, taco joints, food trucks and fine dining bistros. If you are celebrating a special event, or simply looking to enjoy a delicious meal, Jacksonville has 15 chefs on

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America’s Best Chefs List; choose one of their locally owned restaurants and get ready to have an exceptional Florida culinary experience. Restaurant Orsay, Matthew’s, bb’s, Black Sheep, Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails, HOBNOB, Bistro AIX, Eleven South, The Candy Apple Café, Ocean 60, Marker 32, The Wine Cellar, Azurea and Taverna are just some of the fine dining options in Jacksonville topping review websites. The superb service, the elevated quality of the ingredients, the creativity of the menus and the overall welcoming atmosphere—elegant, yet relaxed—ensures you have a phenomenal evening you won’t soon forget. Looking for a quick bite? Jacksonville now has more than 100 gourmet food trucks. The Jax Truckies can be found all over the city: at Hemming Park in Downtown and at the Block Urban Food Park on Hogan Street. Other local casual must-eats during your visit include local diners. Metro Diner, Beach Diner and Maple Street Biscuit Company top that list. Find delicious sweets and pastries at many bakeries, including the very popular Cinottis Bakery, Bakery Ribault, Liberty Baker, The French Pantry and Sweet Theory. Jacksonville is home to several cool and very local coffee houses, including what Buzzfeed named one of the Top 24 Coffee Shops To Visit Before You Die, Bold Bean Coffee Roasters, which has several locations across Jacksonville. All these tasty eats get you energized to explore all there is to do, see and eat in Jacksonville! w w w.v i s i t ja ckso n ville . co m   45

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COFFEEHOUSES

RESTAURANTS

Firehouse Subs Atlantic & Hodges

Bold Bean Coffee Roasters– Jacksonville Beach

Andalous Mediterranean Grille and Hookah

Fresh From The Garden

6132 Merrill Road, Jacksonville, 904-559-2109

Fuji Sushi

2400 S. 3rd St., Jacksonville Beach, 904-374-5735

Southern Grounds 200 1st St., Neptune Beach, 904-853-5473

DOWNTOWN

The Brick Coffee House 214 N. Hogan St., Jacksonville, 904-354-9945

Urban Grind Coffee Company 45 W. Bay St., Jacksonville, 904-516-7799

Urban Grind Coffee Company

ARLINGTON

Applebee’s–Atlantic Blvd

660 Commerce Center Drive, Jacksonville, 904-722-9988

BBQ Barn

German Schnitzel Haus

14025 Mount Pleasant Road, Jacksonville, 904-619-0237

13245 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-221-9700

Beach Road Chicken Dinners

10230 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-725-2712

4132 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-398-7980

Blue Boy Sandwich Shop of Arlington 5535 Fort Caroline Road, Jacksonville, 904-743-3515

Blue Orchid Thai Cuisine 13475 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-723-1300

Blue Sky Golf Club Bar & Grill 1531 Monument Road, Jacksonville, 904-634-7278

RIVERSIDE/AVONDALE/5 POINTS/MURRAYHILL

4907 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-398-4248

Bono’s Pit Bar-B-Q at Beach Blvd Bono’s Pit Bar-B-Q 8011 Merrill Road, Jacksonville, 904-743-3727

869 Stockton St., Jacksonville, 904-374-5735

The Brink Restaurant

BREW

Cafe Veneto

45 Kernan Blvd. North, Jacksonville, 904-337-1850

1024 Park St., Jacksonville, 904-374-5789

9898 Lantern St., Jacksonville, 904-518-6961

Vagabond Coffee

10916 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-642-9218

Cattlemen’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q

934 Edgewood Ave., Jacksonville, 904-479-6848

Chicken On Wheels Jacksonville

SAN MARCO

10916 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-503-1606

Bold Bean Coffee Roasters– San Marco 1905 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville, 904-374-5735

SOUTHSIDE/MANDARIN

Aroma Corner

5111 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-737-2622

Coffee Grinders 9834 Old Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-642-7600

Ebar 4835 Town Crossing Drive, Jacksonville, 904-672-2200

Sippers Coffeehouse

4040 Woodcock Drive, Jacksonville, 904-683-4918

13201 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-220-5823

50 N. Laura St., Jacksonville, 904-516-7799

Bold Bean Coffee Roasters–Riverside

13245 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-220-7140

Chili’s Grill & Bar 12987 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-220-2136

Chuck E. Cheese’s 9820 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-724-8988

Cotten’s Bar-B-Que

Grinders American Diner The Hotdog Spot 2771 Monument Road, Jacksonville, 904-646-0050

Jammin Island Bar and Grill 10214 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-805-1513

Jazzland Cafe 1324 University Blvd. North, Jacksonville, 904-240-1009

Jerry’s Sports Grille & Steakhouse 13170 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-220-6766

Jet’s Pizza 13475 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-221-7700

Linda’s Wooden Spoon 7404 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-328-6131

Longhorn Steakhouse 11998 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-645-7800

Longhorn Steakhouse 9276 Arlington Expressway, Jacksonville, 904-725-7660

Luca’s Italian Restaurant 7001 Merrill Road, Jacksonville, 904-524-8425

Lupita’s Mexican Food 1024 University Blvd. North, Jacksonville, 904-762-9278

Mama Mia’s Pizzeria and Italian Restaurant 12220 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-221-1122

2048 Rogero Road, Jacksonville, 904-743-1233

Mambos Cuban Cuisine

Cracker Barrel

9527 Regency Square Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-379-4948

438 Commerce Center Drive, Jacksonville, 904-805-9220

Denny’s

Matt’s Italian Cuisine 2771 Monument Road, Jacksonville, 904-646-4411

10445 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-564-3691

Mudville Grille

Dex N Angie LLC

1301 Monument Road, Jacksonville, 904-722-0008

7643 Gate Parkway, Jacksonville, 904-928-0048

5907 Merrill Road, Jacksonville, 904-527-1237

MVP Sports Grille

SPRINGFIELD

Dick’s Wings

12777 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-221-1090

Social Grounds Coffee Company

9119 Merrill Road, Jacksonville, 904-745-9301

O’Charley’s

1712 Main St. North, Jacksonville, 904-683-2437

Dick’s Wings & Grill

Three Layers A Coffee House

10750 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-619-0954

410 Commerce Center Drive, Jacksonville, 904-726-0740

1602 Walnut St., Jacksonville, 904-355-9791

Dick’s Wings & Grill

WESTSIDE/ORTEGA/ ORANGE PARK/BALDWIN

1610 University Blvd. West, Jacksonville, 904-448-2110

Ellianos Coffee Company 1125 Lane Ave. South, Jacksonville, 904-783-4498

The Donut Shoppe 1535 University Blvd. North, Jacksonville, 904-743-1844

Epik Burger 12740 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-374-7326

The Oaks Sandwich Shop 7960 Arlington Expressway, Jacksonville, 904-725-4599

Osaka Thai 11900 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-220-7277

The Potter’s House Soul Food Bistro 11876 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904- 394-2801

Red Lobster 416 Commerce Center Drive, Jacksonville, 904-727-7460

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BEACHES


DINING Balkan Cafe

Col. Mustard’s Phat Burgers

8595 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-998-9333

1722 3rd St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-247-5747 


Bar-B-Q Sticks 120 1/2 Lemon St., Neptune Beach, 904-247-7180

Cruisers–Jacksonville Beach

Beach Diner

319 23rd Ave. South, Jacksonville Beach, 904-270-0356

501 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach, 904-249-6500

Beach Hut Cafe 1281 3rd St. South, Jacksonville Beach, 904-249-3516

Beachside Seafood 120 3rd St. South, Jacksonville Beach, 904-444-8862 Hoptinger

Ruby Tuesday 1022 Hospitality Lane, Jacksonville, 904-725-8205

Sakura Buffet 9764 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-721-5363

Sashimi Fusion 2771 Monument Road, Jacksonville, 904-379-9845

The Saucy Kitchen 9527 Regency Square Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-600-5220

The Scoreboard Sports Bar & Grill 6051 Merrill Road, Jacksonville, 904-744-6199

The Sheik 9720 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-721-2660

Sid and Lindas Seafood Market & Resturaunt 12220 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-503-8276

Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q

1333 3rd St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-853-6171

The Blind Rabbit

967 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach, 904-249-9595

D & L P Subs 1409 3rd St. South, Jacksonville Beach, 904-247-4700

Davinci’s Pizza 469 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach, 904-241-2001

Delicomb 102 6th Ave. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-372-4192

311 N. 3rd St., Jacksonville Beach, 904-595-5915

Denny’s

Blue Typhoon Bar and Grill

200 3rd St., Neptune Beach, 904-247-0048

2309 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-379-3789

Dick’s Wings

Blue Water Daiquiri & Oyster Bar

14286 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-223-0115

205 1st St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-249-0083

Bonefish Grill 2400 3rd St. South, Jacksonville Beach, 904-247-4234

Bongiorno’s Philly Steaks

Dick’s Wings 2434 Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach, 904-372-0298

Dreamette Ice Cream 309 Atlantic Blvd., Neptune Beach, 904-746-7038

2294 Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach, 904-246-3274

El Potro Mexican Restaurant

Bono’s Pit Bar-B-Q & Catering

1553 3rd St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-241-6910

1307 Atlantic Blvd., Neptune Beach, 904-270-2666

Bono’s Pit BBQ 1266 3rd St. South, Jacksonville Beach, 904-249-8704

12719 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-220-9499

Buddha Thai Bistro

Spices Caribbean Restaurant 1319 Rogero Road, Jacksonville, 904-744-0660

301 10th Ave. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-372-9149

Taco Del Mar

Burrito Gallery Beaches

Eleven South 216 11th Ave. South, Jacksonville Beach, 904-241-1112

Ellen’s Kitchen 241 3rd St., Neptune Beach, 904-372-4099

European Street Cafe 992 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-249-3001

2771 Monument Road, Jacksonville, 904-620-0484

300 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-246-6521

Famous Toastery

TGI Fridays

Cabalen Eatery Inc

311 3rd St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-372-0712

9400 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville,

2294 Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach, 904-247-6645

Fil-Am Eatery & BBQ

Tokyo Japanese Restaurant 12740 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-220-7665

Campeche Bay Cantina Jacksonville Beach

14185 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-992-9893

Waffle House

127 1st Ave. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-249-3322

Firehouse Subs Neptune

Cantina Louie

Firehouse Subs Penman Road

725 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach, 904-372-0123

1234 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-339-0312

Carrabba’s Italian Grill

First Watch–Jacksonville Beach

9 3rd St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-249-5550

544-4 Marsh Landing Parkway, Jacksonville Beach, 904-834-3789

10401 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-564-2040

Waffle House 7652 Merrill Road, Jacksonville, 904-744-9744

BEACHES

11 South Bistro and Bar

COURTESY HOPTINGER

Biggie’s Pizza

Culhane’s Irish Pub and Restaurant

233 3rd St., Neptune Beach, 904-249-6013

216 11th Ave. South, Jacksonville Beach, 904-241-1112

Casa Leon Mexican Restaurant 2260 Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach, 904-246-1729

The Fish Company

Al’s Craft Pizza Kitchen

Casa Marina Hotel and Restaurant

725-12 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach, 904-246-0123

240 3rd St. North, Neptune Beach, 904-853-6773

691 1st St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-270-0025

Flaming Seafood and Shao Kao BBQ

Al’s Pizza

Ceviche Jax

1289 Penman Road, Jacksonville Beach, 904-853-5653

14286 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-223-0991

27 Seminole Road, Atlantic Beach, 904-853-5497

Alley Cakes Dessert

Chili’s Grill & Bar

1517 Atlantic Blvd., Neptune Beach, 904-372-7081

Azurea Restaurant 1 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach, 904-249-7402

Bagels R US & Deli 14185 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-223-9333

385 Marsh Landing Parkway, Jacksonville Beach, 904-285-8557

Cinotti’s Bakery 1523 Penman Road, Jacksonville Beach, 904-246-1728

Flying Iguana 207 Atlantic Blvd., Neptune Beach, 904-853-5680

Gumbo Yaya’s 14333 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-223-0202

Hangar Bay Cafe & Gallery 2294 Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach, 904-247-3301 w w w.v i s i t ja ckso n ville . co m   47

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Hawkers Asian Street Fare 241 Atlantic Blvd., Neptune Beach, 904-508-0342 1487 Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach, 904-247-0100

Hoptinger Bier Garten & Sausage House– Jacksonville Beach 333 1st St North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-222-0796

Hurricane Wings & Grill 628 Atlantic Blvd., Neptune Beach, 904-247-3031

Jaxon Social 1161 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-595-5660

Joe’s Crab Shack 6 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-249-6160

Joseph’s Pizza 30 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach, 904-270-1122

La Pizzeria

Longhorn Steakhouse

796 Marsh Landing Parkway, Jacksonville Beach, 904-273-5438

Loop Restaurant Neptune Beach 211 3rd St., Neptune Beach, 904-241-8476

Loop Restaurant San Pablo 14035 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville

M Shack 299 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach, 904-241-2599

Maple Street Biscuits Company 410 3rd St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-853-5688

Marker 32 14549 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-223-1534

Mellow Mushroom 1018 3rd St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-241-5600

Metro Diner 1534 3rd St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-372-4103

Mezza Luna Restaurant

Salt Life Food Shack

Ocean 60

Salt Life Food Shack

60 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach, 904-247-0060

1018 3rd St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-372-4456

Ocean Grille 333 1st St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-595-5965

Samurai Japanese Steakhouse

The Pier Cantina & Sandbar

1227 S. 3rd St., Jacksonville Beach, 904-241-8455

412 1st St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-246-6454

Seachasers

Poe’s Tavern

831 1st St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-201-2532

363 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach, 904-241-7637

Seafood Kitchen

Rag Time Tavern

31 Royal Palms Drive, Atlantic Beach, 904-241-8470

207 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach, 904-241-7877

Secret Garden Cafe

Renna’s Pizza

798 3rd St. South, Jacksonville Beach, 904-372-0794

592 Marsh Landing Parkway, Jacksonville Beach, 904-273-3113

Restaurant Doro

Shrimp Shack 14440 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-992-7111

106 1st St., Neptune Beach, 904-853-6943

Sierra Grille

Restaurant Medure

331 Marsh Landing Parkway, Jacksonville Beach, 904-273-2090

818 North A1A, Ponte Vedra Beach, 904-543-3797

Roy’s Jacksonville Beach 2400-101 S. 3rd St., Jacksonville Beach, 904-241-7697

Simply Tasty Thai 2292 Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach, 904-372-2600

Singleton’s Seafood Shack

Safe Harbor Seafood Market and Restaurant Mayport

4728 Ocean St., Atlantic Beach, 904-246-4442

4378 Ocean St., Mayport, 904-246-4911

218 1st St., Neptune Beach, 904-246-0881

Safe Harbor Seafood Restaurant Jacksonville Beach

Smashburger

1500 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-247-6636

2510 2nd Ave. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-479-3474

Sneakers Sports Grille

North Beach Bistro

Sala Phad Thai Restaurant

110 1st St., Neptune Beach, 904-246-5100

Milianos At The Beach 1504 3rd St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-270-0012

Mojo’s Kitchen, BBQ Pit Blues Bar

725 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach, 904-372-4105

North Beach Fish Camp 100 1st St., Neptune Beach, 904-249-3474

1716 3rd St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-246-7490

Sliders Seafood Grille

628 Atlantic Blvd., Neptune Beach, 904-241-2666 111 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-372-0876

Sun Deli 1011 3rd St. South, Jacksonville Beach, 904-270-1040

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COURTESY NORTH BEACH FISH CAMP

2158 Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach, 904-246-9926

COURTESY SALT LIFE FOOD SHACK

localflavor

The Home Plate Diner


DINING Surfwiches Sandwich Shop

Benny’s Steak and Seafood

The Candy Apple Cafe & Cocktails

1537 Penman Road, Jacksonville Beach, 904-241-6996

2 Independent Drive, Jacksonville, 904-301-1014

400 N. Hogan St., Jacksonville, 904-353-9717

Surfwiches Sandwich Shop

Big Pete’s Pizzeria

Casa Dora Italian Cafe

118 N. Julia St., Jacksonville, 904-356-2680

108 E. Forsyth St., Jacksonville, 904-356-8282

Blue Boy Sandwich Shop Downtown

Chart House

421 Laura St., Jacksonville, 904-355-6767

1501 Riverplace Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-398-3353

BurgerFi

Chicago Pizza and Sports Grille

108 Riverside Ave., Jacksonville, 904-355-3066

2 Independent Drive, Jacksonville, 904-354-7747

Burrito Gallery Brooklyn

Cinco De Mayo

90 Riverside Ave. Jacksonville, 904-355-4889

2 Independent Drive, Jacksonville, 904-329-2892

Burrito Gallery Downtown

Clara’s at the Cathedral

21 E. Adams St., Jacksonville, 904-598-2922

256 E. Church St., Jacksonville, 904-354-4162

Cafe Nola At Moca

Confetti’s Ice Cream Shoppe

333 N. Laura St., Jacksonville, 904-224-0113

301 W. Bay St., Jacksonville, 904-354-0080

22 Seminole Road, Atlantic Beach, 904-246-2000

Calvin’s Cajun Express

Court Yard Cafe

V Pizza

2 Independent Drive, Jacksonville, 904-354-0010

440 W. Adams St., Jacksonville, 904-374-4520

14268 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-559-5301

Taco Libre 14268 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-374-0622

Tacolu Mexican Restaurant 1712 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-372-4318

Third Street Diner 223 9th Ave. South, Jacksonville Beach, 904-270-0080

Two Dudes Eatery & Market

528 1st St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-853-6653

Vinny’s Pizza 14185 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-223-5400

Waffle House 2395 Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach, 904-241-8065

Waffle House 334 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-242-8840

Whit’s Frozen Custard of Jax Beach 1232 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, 904-595-5891

Whits Frozen Custard of Atlantic Beach 38 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach, 904-853-5384

The Wine Bar 320 1st St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-372-0211

DOWNTOWN/BROOKLYN

Adam’s Street Deli & Grill 126 W. Adams St., Jacksonville, 904-475-1400

Akels Deli 315 W. Forsyth St., Jacksonville, 904-309-0889

Andy’s Farmers Market Grill 1810 W. Beaver St., Jacksonville, 904-791-3003

Appetites Cafe & Catering 815 S Main St., Jacksonville, 904-398-0984

Ardens Kafe and Katering of Marietta 8299 W. Beaver St., Jacksonville, 904-781-7733

Atrium Cafe 1 Independent Drive, Jacksonville, 904-634-1811

Austin’s Soul Food COURTESY NORTH BEACH FISH CAMP

COURTESY SALT LIFE FOOD SHACK

4807 N. Main St., Jacksonville, 904- 355-9100

Azucena Corner Deli 100 E. Forsyth St., Jacksonville, 904-479-1999

The Bank BBQ & Bakery 331 W. Forsyth St., Jacksonville, 904-388-1600

Bay Street Cafe 233 E. Bay St., Jacksonville, 904-634-0328

Bellwether 100 N. Laura St., Jacksonville, 904-802-7745

North Beach Fish Camp

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Currents Riverview Bistro

Russ-Doe’s Sandwich Shop

841 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, 904-306-9512

Ruth’s Chris Steak House Downtown

Donuts Etc 5804 N. Main St., Jacksonville, 904-765-8772

Enterprise Center Cafe

The Southern Grill 800 Flagler Ave., Jacksonville, 904-858-9800

Tailgate Bar & Grill 441 Haines St., Jacksonville, 904-356-0222

Village Bread Cafe 2 Independent Drive, Jacksonville, 904-683-7244

1 Enterprise Center, Jacksonville, 904-354-2221

The Weekend Cafe

Fred Cotton Landmark BBQ

The Wine Cellar

2623 N. Main St., Jacksonville, 904-634-7571

Zodiac Grille

HOBNOB 220 Riverside Ave., Jacksonville, 904-513-4272

Hola Mexican Restaurant 1001 N. Main St., Jacksonville, 904-356-3100

Hooters of Jacksonville Landing 2 Independent Drive, Jacksonville, 904-356-5400

The Hyppo Cafe

90 Riverside Ave., Jacksonville, 904-551-0361

Indochine

1855 N. Main St., Jacksonville, 904-503-2120 1314 Prudential Drive, Jacksonville, 904-398-8989 120 Adams St., Jacksonville, 904-354-8283

NORTHSIDE/AIRPORT

Bassil’s

The Hyppo Cafe

Cracker Barrel

5751 N. Main St., Jacksonville, 904-356-8666

13250 City Station Drive, Jacksonville, 904-751-3678

Best Taste Jamaican Restaurant

Denny’s

5045 Soutel Drive, Jacksonville, 904-766-5890

1071 Airport Road, Jacksonville, 904-741-4561

Big Oak BBQ

Dick’s Wings and Grill

1440 Dunn Ave., Jacksonville, 904-757-2225

12400 Yellow Bluff Road, Jacksonville, 904-619-9827

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse

Famous Sandwiches Nbr 3

15022 Max Leggett Parkway, Jacksonville, 904-751-4935

7404 Lem Turner Road, Jacksonville, 904-768-1718

Firehouse Subs Dunn Ave.

Blue Boy Sandwich Shop

1038 Dunn Ave., Jacksonville, 904-338-0098

6514 Norwood Ave., Jacksonville, 904-768-9791

Firehouse Subs River City Marketplace

Blue Diner Inc

21 E. Adams St., Jacksonville, 904-598-5303

5868 Norwood Ave., Jacksonville, 904-766-7774

790 Skymarks Drive, Jacksonville, 904-674-2799

The Jacksonville Landing

Bob’s Barbq Pit

Fuji Sushi & Grill

2 Independent Drive, Jacksonville, 904-353-1188

5013 Soutel Drive, Jacksonville, 904-551-6455

731 Duval Station Road, Jacksonville, 904-696-8599

Jenkins Quality Barbecue

Bonos BBQ

Hickory House Barbecue

830 N. Pearl St., Jacksonville, 904-353-6388

731 Duval Station Road, Jacksonville, 904-513-3715

8083 Baymar St., Jacksonville, 904-786-4616

Joseph’s Pizza & Italian Restaurant North Jacksonville

Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar

Hip Hop Fish and Chicken

13070 City Station Drive, Jacksonville, 904-751-7499

6610 N. Main St., Jacksonville, 904-766-7272

7316 N. Main St., Jacksonville, 904-765-0335

Buffalo Wild Wings

Holley’s Bar B Q

Juliette’s Bistro

13230 City Station Drive, Jacksonville, 904-757-5777

3604 Moncrief Road, Jacksonville, 904-768-5698

245 Water St., Jacksonville, 904-791-4815

Caribbean Choice of Duval

Hook Fish & Chicken

Laclass Cafe

5507 Norwood Ave., Jacksonville, 904-765-7410

4250 Moncrief Road, Jacksonville, 904-374-3580

400 Bay St., Jacksonville, 904-355-1000

Caribbean Sunrise Bakery

Ice Lounge Bar and Grille

Lanna Thai Sushi

4106 N. Main St., Jacksonville, 904-355-0405

5522 Soutel Drive, Jacksonville, 904-574-8198

2 Independent Drive, Jacksonville, 904-425-2702

Carrabba’s Italian Grill

Istanbul Grille and Hookah Lounge

Little Joe’s Cafe by Akel’s

791 Skymarks Drive, Jacksonville, 904-751-9976

12400 Yellow Bluff Road, Jacksonville, 904-240-1686

245 Riverside Ave., Jacksonville, 904-791-3336

Cecils Diner & Pub

J C’s Seafood

The Magnificat Cafe

12233 Sago Ave., Jacksonville, 904-677-0138

1440 Dunn Ave., Jacksonville, 904-696-8872

231 N. Laura St., Jacksonville, 904-353-3588

Chili’s Grill & Bar

J-ville Crab Shack

Mocha Misk’i Brownie Shop

13210 City Station Drive, Jacksonville, 904-714-9768

5625 Norwood Ave., Jacksonville, 904-764-1052

209 N. Laura St., Jacksonville, 904-236-4770

Chop Stick Nagasaki Sushi and Grill

JC Restaurant

Morton’s The Steakhouse

12400 Yellow Bluff Road, Jacksonville, 904-751-2311

1440 Dunn Ave., Jacksonville, 904-423-0289

Inside Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, 225 E. Coastline Drive

Chowder Ted’s

Jenkins Quality Barbecue

5215 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, 904-714-6900

5945 New Kings Road, Jacksonville, 904-765-8515

Olio

Cleo’s Sandwich Shop

JJ’s Crab House

301 E. Bay St., Jacksonville, 904-356-7100

Pita Pit 491 W. Forsyth St., Jacksonville, 904-699-7482

1436 Eastport Road, Jacksonville, 904-757-7264

1963 Kings Road, Jacksonville, 904-446-9480

Country Cabin Restaurant

KT’s Pizza

1401 Dunn Ave., Jacksonville, 904-696-8939

12400 Yellow Bluff Road, Jacksonville, 904-696-1113

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COURTESY OLIO

217 N. Hogan St., Jacksonville, 904-353-5654

1201 Riverplace Blvd. in the Crowne Plaza Riverfront Hotel, Jacksonville, 904-396-6200

COURTESY HYPPO GOURMET ICE POPS

localflavor

Desert Rider Sandwich Shop

1745 E. Church St., Jacksonville, 904-353-9065


DINING Logan’s Roadhouse

Schau Southeast Sushi Inc

13130 City Station Drive, Jacksonville, 904-751-7005

13949 Alvarez Road, Jacksonville, 904-741-8016

RIVERSIDE/AVONDALE/5 POINTS/ MURRAYHILL

Longhorn Steakhouse

Seafood Express and More

1366 Airport Road, Jacksonville, 904-741-5020

12961 N. Main St., Jacksonville, 904-751-7010

1620 Margaret St., Jacksonville, 904-388-8384

Luigi’s by Regis Pizza

Ship to Shore Seafood and Steaks

12309 Sago Ave., Jacksonville, 904-714-4300

1403 Dunn Ave., Jacksonville, 904-513-4624

Mellow Mushroom

Shula’s Bar & Grill

15170 Max Leggett Parkway, Jacksonville, 904-683-3692

2400 Yankee Clipper Drive, Jacksonville, 405-549-8154

Mill House Restaurant

Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q

1341 Airport Road, Jacksonville, 904-741-8722

10840 Harts Road, Jacksonville, 904-751-4225

Newk’s Express Cafe

The Spot Restaurant

14964 Max Leggett Parkway, Jacksonville, 904-751-1261

5577 Avenue B, Jacksonville, 904-527-3825

Oceanway Bar and Grille

13150 City Station Drive, Jacksonville, 904-309-7427

12905 N. Main St., Jacksonville, 904-683-8441

Pat Thai Restaurant 2467 Faye Road, Jacksonville, 904-253-3704

The Pig BBQ

8483 New Kings Road, Jacksonville, 904-766-8122

Vino Volo 2400 Yankee Clipper Drive, Jacksonville, 904-741-4877

Red Lobster

Viva Mexican Restaurant

13090 City Station Drive, Jacksonville, 904-696-2061

2467 Faye Road, Jacksonville, 904-527-1261

Ruby Tuesday

1072 Airport Road, Jacksonville, 904-741-3731

Salsarita’s 840 Nautica Drive, Jacksonville, 904-696-4001

Sandollar Restaurant 9716 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, 904-251-2449

COURTESY OLIO

Toby’s Barbeque

9760 Lem Turner Road, Jacksonville, 904-765-4336

1360 Airport Road, Jacksonville, 904-741-3692

HYPPO GOURMET ICE POPS

Sticky Fingers

Waffle House Waffle House 580 Busch Drive, Jacksonville, 904-751-1994

Zebo Crab Shack Inc 1909 W. Beaver St., Jacksonville, 904-359-5559

Al’s Pizza

Ale Pie House 3951 St. Johns Ave., Jacksonville, 904-503-8000

Ardens Kafe and Katering 1650 Hamilton St., Jacksonville, 904-240-1404

B Street Eats 1173 Edgewood Ave. South, Jacksonville, 904-503-8489

Bagel Love 4114 Herschel St., Jacksonville, 904-634-7253

Biscottis Espresso Cafe 3556 St. Johns Ave., Jacksonville, 904-387-2060

Black Sheep Restaurant 5 Points 1534 Oak St., Jacksonville, 904-380-3091

The Blue Fish Restaurant & Oyster Bar 3551 St. Johns Ave., Jacksonville, 904-387-0700

The Brick Restaurant 3585 St. Johns Ave., Jacksonville, 904-387-0606

Brixx Wood Fired Pizza 220 Riverside Ave., Jacksonville, 904-220-5830

Carmines Pie House 2677 Forbes St., Jacksonville, 904-387-1400

Casbah Cafe 3628 St. Johns Ave., Jacksonville, 904-981-9966

Chomp Chomp Restaurant 4162 Herschel St., Jacksonville, 904-329-1679

Olio

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Community Loaves 1120 Edgewood Ave., Jacksonville, 904-381-0097

Cool Moose Cafe 2708 Park St., Jacksonville, 904-381-4242

localflavor

Corner Taco 818 Post St., Jacksonville, 904-240-0412

Derby On Park 1068 Park St., Jacksonville, 904-379-3343

Dreamette Ice Cream 3646 Post St., Jacksonville, 904-388-2558

Edgewood Diner 954 Edgewood Ave. South, Jacksonville, 904-524-8711

Firehouse Subs 5 Points 1620 Margaret St., Jacksonville, 904-674-2204

Fla Riders Restaurant and Lounge 243 Edgewood Ave. South, Jacksonville, 904-240-1149

Mojo #4 Urban BBQ Whiskey Bar

Whiteway Delicatessen

3572 St. Johns Ave., Jacksonville, 904-381-6670

1237 King St., Jacksonville, 904-389-0355

Moon River Pizza

Whits Frozen Custard of Avondale

1176 Edgewood Ave. South, Jacksonville, 904-389-4442

3545 St. Johns Ave., Jacksonville, 904-551-5957

The Mossfire Grill

Amaretti Desserts

SAN MARCO

1537 Margaret St., Jacksonville, 904-355-4434

1992 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-416-3387

3580 St. Johns Ave., Jacksonville, 904-387-2669

Nacho Taco

Annie Ru’s Carryout and Catering

Ginas Deli

751 Stockton St., Jacksonville, 904-619-0264

3909 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville, 904-398-1192

803 Edgewood Ave. South, Jacksonville, 904-388-4975

Primi Piatti

Basil Thai & Sushi

2722 Park St., Jacksonville, 904-389-5545

1004 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville, 904-674-0190

Goozlepipe & Guttyworks at Kickbacks

Restaurant Orsay

bb’s Restaurant

3628 Park St., Jacksonville, 904-381-0909

1019 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville, 904-306-0100

Sake House

Beach Diner

824 Lomax St., Jacksonville, 904-232-8903

1965 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, 904- 399-1306

The Sheik

The Bearded Pig

5172 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-786-7641

1224 Kings Ave., Jacksonville, 904-619-2247

Soul Food Bistro

Bistro Aix

5310 Lenox Ave., Jacksonville, 904-394-0860

1440 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-398-1949

South Kitchen & Spirits

European Street Cafe

3638 Park St., Jacksonville, 904-475-2362

1704 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-398-9500

Sumo Sushi

Firehouse Subs San Marco

2726 Park St., Jacksonville, 904-388-8838

1949 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-396-0001

Sushi Cafe

Green Erth Bistro

2025 Riverside Ave., Jacksonville, 904-384-2888

1520 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville, 904-398-9156

Sweet Theory Baking Co

Havana Jax Cafe

1243 King St., Jacksonville, 904-387-1001

2578 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-398-0101, 904-399-0609, 904-399-5553

Fox Restaurant

910/914 King St., Jacksonville, 904-388-9551

Hawkers Asian Street Fare 1001 Park St., Jacksonville, 904-508-0342

Hoptinger Bier Garten & Sausage House 1037 Park St., Jacksonville, 904-903-4113

Hovan Gourmet Mediterranean 205 Park St., Jacksonville, 904-381-9394

IL DESCO, Modern Italian 2665 Park St., Jacksonville, 904-.290.6711

La Cena 911 Edgewood Ave. South, Jacksonville, 904-633-9255

Lola’s Burrito & Burger Joint 1522 King St., Jacksonville, 904-738-7181

M Shack Five Points 1012 Margaret St., Jacksonville, 904-423-1283

Maple Street Biscuit Company Murray Hill

Tamarind Thai 1661 Riverside Ave., Jacksonville, 904-329-3180

High Tide Burito Co.

13 Gypsies

1538 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville, 904-683-7396

887 Stockton St., Jacksonville, 904-389-0330

Hurricane Grill & Wings

1171 Edgewood Ave. South, Jacksonville, 904-518-4907

Timoti’s Seafood Shack

1615 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville, 904-393-7933

Mellow Mushroom

The Wall Street Deli & Lounge

3611 St. Johns Ave., Jacksonville, 904-388-0200

1050 Park St., Jacksonville, 904-353-1849

1043 Park St., Jacksonville, 904-374-8892

Indochine San Marco & Buddha Lounge 1974 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-503-7013

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COURTESY MAPLE STREET BISCUIT COMPANY; ©AMANDA LENHARDT

6752 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-338-9000

Bistro Aix

©RYAN KETTERMAN

Firehouse Subs Normandy


DINING Kitchen on San Marco 1402 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-396-2344

La Nopalera 1434 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville, 904-399-1768

Maple Street Biscuit Company San Marco 2004 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-398-1004

Matthew’s Restaurant 2107 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville, 904-396-5161

Metro Diner–San Marco 3302 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville, 904-398-3701

Pizza Palace 1959 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-399-8815

Rue St. Marc 2103 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-619-0861

The Saucy Kitchen 1615 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville, 904-600-5220

Shane’s Sandwich Shop Inc 5551 St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-737-2317

Taverna 1986 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-800-3767

Tidbits 1076 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville, 904-396-0528

Town Hall 2012 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-398-0726

Tuscano Little Italy 4400 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville, 904-900-1059

V Pizza–San Marco 1406 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville, 904-527-1511

Vino’s Pizza

COURTESY MAPLE STREET BISCUIT COMPANY; ©AMANDA LENHARDT

©RYAN KETTERMAN

1430 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-683-2444

SOUTHSIDE/MANDARIN

Applebee’s–Bartram

10950 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-647-9903

14560 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-262-7605

5th Element

Applebee’s–JTB

9485 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-448-8265

5055 J. Turner Butler Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-296-6895

Adam’s Sandwich Shop

Applebee’s–Town Center

6071 St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-739-3171

4507 Town Center Parkway, Jacksonville, 904-645-3590

5 FX Ice Cream

Agave Fusion Bistro and Lounge 2111 University Blvd. North, Jacksonville, 904-683-9436

Athens Cafe

Al’s Pizza

Aw Shucks Oyster Bar & Arcade

11190 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-260-4115

9743 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-240-0368

Al’s Pizza–Philips

6271 St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-733-1199

8060 Philips Highway, Jacksonville, 904-731-4300

Bahama Breeze

Alb Star Bar Cafe One

10205 River Coast Drive, Jacksonville, 904-646-1031

3301 Hartley Road, Jacksonville, 904-379-7295

Bayard Cafe

Ali Baba

12525 Philips Highway, Jacksonville, 904-551-3026

8725 Old Kings Road South, Jacksonville, 904-240-1696

Beach Diner

All American Hotdogs

Beignets Carribbean Cafe

10365 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-641-5794

4770 Barnes Road, Jacksonville, 904-737-6789

Andrews Deli

Beirut Restaurant & Spirits

4190 Belfort Road, Jacksonville, 904-374-6024

3928 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-660-2136

Another Broken Egg Cafe

11362 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-683-0079

Bella Vista Italian Restaurant

4820 Deer Lake Drive West, Jacksonville, 904-379-7965

3825 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-646-1370

Antojitos Colombiano Panaderia Bakery

Benito’s Pizza & Pastabilities

5111 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-448-1880

Benito’s Italian Cafe and Pizzeria

11701 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-240-0035 9475 Philips Highway, Jacksonville, 904-538-0222

Maple Street Biscuit Company

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Brooklyn Pizza Bartram Park

4860 Big Island Drive, Jacksonville, 904-564-9494

13820 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-880-0020

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse

Brucci’s Pizza

4907 Gate Parkway, Jacksonville, 904-998-0460

Brucci’s Pizza

Blackfinn American Grille 4840 Big Island Drive, Jacksonville, 904-345-3466

Blaze Pizza 840 Nautica Drive, Jacksonville, 904-757-2901

Blue Bamboo 3820 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-646-1478

Blue Crab Crabhouse Restaurant

13500 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-223-6913 7860 Gate Parkway, Jacksonville, 904-232-8373

Buca di Beppo 10334 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-363-9090

Buffalo Wild Wings 10300 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-363-0410

BurgerFi 4890 Big Island Drive, Jacksonville, 904-998-9060

Cafe Kabob 8600 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-739-9410

California Pizza Kitchen

TacoLu

3057 Julington Creek Road, Jacksonville, 904-260-2722

4712 River City Drive, Jacksonville, 904-421-0179

Bob Evans Restaurant

10282 Bistro St., Jacksonville, 904-997-6112

10320 Shops Lane, Jacksonville, 904-394-0005

Capital Grille

Clara’s Tidbits Restaurant & Catering

3250 Hodges Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-223-4512

Bob Evans Restaurant 3163 Hartley Road, Jacksonville, 904-288-8747

Bold City Grill at Sheraton Jacksonville Hotel

10605 Deerwood Park Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-380-8832

Bold City Kabob 11380 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-337-0476

Bonefish Grill 10950 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-370-1070

Bono’s 3303 San Pablo Road South, Jacksonville, 904-223-1391

Bono’s Pit Bar-B-Q 10065 Skinner Lake Drive, Jacksonville, 904-998-1997

Bono’s Pit Bar-B-Q 12620 Bartram Park Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-652-2989

Bono’s Pit Bar-B-Q 5711 Bowden Road, Jacksonville, 904-448-5395

Bonos Pit Bar-B-Q 10645 Philips Highway, Jacksonville, 904-332-7427

Bow Legz Barbque 4347 University Blvd. South, Jacksonville, 904-337-1603

Bowl of Pho 9902 Old Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904- 646-4455

Brio Tuscan Grille 4910 Big Island Drive, Jacksonville, 904-807-9960

Broadway Deli & Grill 4100 Belfort Road, Jacksonville, 904-281-0875

Cantina Laredo

5197 Big Island Drive, Jacksonville, 904-997-9233

Captain Melo’s Seafood Camp 9726 Touchton St., Jacksonville, 904-600-8336

Carrabba’s Italian Grill 8137 Point Meadows Way, Jacksonville, 904-363-2254

Carrabba’s Italian Grill 9965 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-262-8280

Casa Maria Mexican Restaurant 14965 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-619-8186

Centurion Cafe and Grill 10201 Centurion Parkway North, Jacksonville, 904-996-9009

Charley’s Grilled Subs 10300 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-519-5555

The Cheesecake Factory 10260 Midtown Parkway, St. John’s Town Center, Jacksonville, 818-871-3038

Chef Chan Asian Cuisine 9802 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-645-7333

Chicken Salad Chick 10920 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-503-3304

Chili’s Grill & Bar 11101 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-262-6264

Chili’s Grill & Bar 9500 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-739-2476

Chili’s Grill & Bar 13891 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-880-0100

Chopstick Charley’s 4424 Phillips Highway, Jacksonville, 904-731-1528

Chow Down Alley 14775 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-880-7900

Chuck E. Cheese’s

8535 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-396-0528

Clark’s Fish Camp Seafood Restaurant 12903 Hood Landing Road, Jacksonville, 904-268-FISH

Colonel Mustard’s Fabulous Phat Burgers 8060 Philips Highway, Jacksonville, 904-374-2620

Concourse Cafe 5200 Belfort Road, Jacksonville, 904-296-4488

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants 4850 Big Island Drive, Jacksonville, 904-559-4999

Copeland’s of New Orleans 4310 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-998-4414

Corner Bistro 9823 Tapestry Park Circle, Jacksonville, 904-619-1931

Corner Pizza 7185 Crane Ave., Jacksonville, 904-721-9077

Courtyard Deli 10151 Deerwood Park Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-646-4426

Cracker Barrel 4680 Lenoir Ave. South, Jacksonville, 904-281-9484

Crazy Sushi 4320 Deerwood Lake Parkway, Jacksonville, 904-998-9797

Cruises Grill 5613 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-737-2874

Crystal River Seafood 9825 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-379-5386

Daruma Japanese Steak House at Bartrum Park 13799 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-370-1077

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DINING Dave & Buster’s

Front Page Grille & Bar

J Alexander’s

7025 Salisbury Road, Jacksonville, 904-296-1525

9150 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-448-6900

10296 Bistro Drive, Jacksonville, 904-996-7147

13874 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-223-0395

Fuji Sushi

12192 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-619-4303

Denny’s

10920 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-363-8888

Denny’s

8215 Dix Ellis Trail, Jacksonville, 904-448-5915

Dick’s Wings and Grill 10391 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-374-6216

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit 9825 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-830-4554

Dolces Pizza 12276 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-268-9786

Don Juan’s Restaurant 12373 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-268-8722

Enza’s Italian Restaurant 10601 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-268-4458

European Street Cafe 5500 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-398-1717

Famous Amos 3911 University Blvd. West, Jacksonville, 904-636-5677

Famous Amos 9310 Old Kings Road South, Jacksonville, 904-731-3396

Famous Amos 10339 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-260-4464

Firehouse Subs 12735 Gran Bay Parkway, Jacksonville, 904-294-2682

Firehouse Subs Baymeadows 8380 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-737-3473

Firehouse Subs Deerwood 8221 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-996-0894

Firehouse Subs Hodges 13470 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-223-9557

Firehouse Subs Mandarin 9825 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-886-2179

Firehouse Subs Oldfield Crossing 4268 Oldfield Crossing Drive, Jacksonville, 904-338-0142

Firehouse Subs St. Johns Town Center

8101 Philips Highway, Jacksonville, 904-503-3829

Gandolfo’s New York Deli 4820 Deer Lake Drive West, Jacksonville, 904-503-8168

Gator’s Dockside Baymeadows 8650 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-448-0500

Gene’s Seafood Restaurant 1571 University Blvd. West, Jacksonville, 904-448-9888

Gilbert’s Social 4021 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-647-7936

The Greek Street Cafe 3546 St. Johns Bluff Road South, Jacksonville, 904-503-0620

Green Tea 10039 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-268-9338

Gubbio’s Italian Restaurant 5111 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-731-9900

Hala Cafe & Bakery 4323 University Blvd. South, Jacksonville, 904-733-1855

Hamburger Mary’s 3333 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-551-2048

Hamilton Cafe 8375 Dix Ellis Trail, Jacksonville, 904-363-1210

Hana Yori Japanese Restaurant 12226 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-374-9442

Hooters–Southside 4521 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-807-9541

Hooters–Mandarin 8938 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-636-9800

13470 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-223-0909

First Watch–Mandarin 11111 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-268-8331

First Watch–Southside 4490 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-834-3789

The French Pantry

2025 Emerson St., Jacksonville, 904-346-3770

JJ’s Bistro de Paris 7643 Gate Parkway, Jacksonville, 904-996-7557

Joelle Cafe 7910 Baymeadows Way, Jacksonville, 904-423-1064

Johny Angel’s Diner 3546 St. Johns Bluff Road South, Jacksonville, 904-997-9850

Julie’s Cafe 5100 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, 904-268-8121

Julington Creek Fish Camp 12760 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-886-2267

Kabob-e 11915 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-646-4477

Kan-Ki Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar 4483 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-642-2626

Kan-Ki Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar 11148 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-292-2400

Karams 4241 University Blvd. South, Jacksonville, 904-636-9595

Kazu Japanese Restaurant 9965 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-683-9903

La Nopalera 11112 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-990-5122

La Nopalera 8206 Philips Highway, Jacksonville, 904-732-9433

La Nota

Leci’s Italian Cafe

Hurricane Grill & Wings 12795 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-260-8338 10920 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-363-2503

First Watch–Hodges Pointe Plaza

Jenkins Quality Barbecue

12547 Bartram Park Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-503-3311

Firehouse Subs University

6082 St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-733-7477

5065 St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-739-7070

2021 St. Augustine Road East, Jacksonville, 904-634-7919

Hurricane Grill & Wings

First Coast Deli and Grill

Jax Diner

Hurricane Grill

10261 River Marsh Drive, Jacksonville, 904-674-0536 4347 University Blvd. South, Jacksonville, 904-731-1888

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Full Circle Eatery

J C Filipino Cuisine

Ibex Ethiopian Kitchen 5111 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-551-0403

III Forks 9822 Tapestry Park Circle, Jacksonville, 904-928-9277

India’s Restaurant 9802 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-620-0777

Istanbul Grille 9041 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-363-1010

4076 Belfort Road, Jacksonville, 904-323-4855

Lee’s Sandwich Shoppe 7933 Baymeadows Way, Jacksonville, 904-739-2131

Lemongrass Restaurant 9846 Old Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-645-9911

Lila’s Seafood & Steak 7546 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-721-4888

Lime Leaf 9822 Tapestry Park Circle, Jacksonville, 904-645-8568

Longhorn Steakhouse 9051 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-363-0626

Loop Restaurant St. Johns Town Center 4413 Town Center Parkway North, Jacksonville, 904-527-8900

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Los Portales Mexican Grill 4100 Belfort Road, Jacksonville, 904-332-4610

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Los Toros

Mikado

Mymochi Frozen Yogurt

10460 Avenues Walk Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-260-8860

13546 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-821-9880

Mikey’s Pizza & Italian Restaurant

9047 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-527-2402

7544 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-721-7333

5210 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-367-8633

Milano’s On Kernan

Luigi’s Italian American Restaurant

Millers Ale House

5912 University Blvd. West, Jacksonville, 904-731-0338

The Lunch Table Cafe 12926 Gran Bay Parkway West, Jacksonville, 904-880-2008

The Lunch Table Cafe 4601 Touchton Road East, Jacksonville, 904-996-9292

12620 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-646-9119

Newk’s Eatery Newk’s Eatery 11112 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-328-5930

Noura Cafe

11112 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-260-9584

1533 University Blvd. West, Jacksonville, 904-739-0033

Mimi’s Cafe

Oceana Diner

10209 River Coast Drive, Jacksonville, 904-620-0660

13799 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-374-1915

Min Garden

9930 Old Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-619-1628

5230 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-739-0888

Mitchell’s Fish Market

Open Sushi

Osaka Japanese Restaurant

5205 Big Island Drive, Jacksonville, 904-6453474

11701 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-886-7778

Mizu Japanese Restaurant

Otaki Japanese Steakhouse

14965 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-880-0889

7860 Gate Parkway, Jacksonville, 904-854-0485

10367 Midtown Parkway, Jacksonville, 904-380-4360

Mocharita’s Deli

11925 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-646-0707

The Magical Cafe

Mojitos Caribbean Cuisine Bar and Grill

M Shack 10281 Midtown Parkway, Jacksonville, 904-642-5000

Maggiano’s Little Italy

5230 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-312-9678

9446 Philips Highway, Jacksonville, 904-886-3923

8206 Philips Highway, Jacksonville, 904-513-3756

Mai Thai Restaurant

Mojo Bar-B-Que

11406 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-268-8884

1607 University Blvd. West, Jacksonville, 904-732-7200

Main Event

Monroe’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Q

P K Noodles Paddy’s Brick Oven Pizza 9850-1 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-880-7777

Pagoda Chinese Restaurant 8617 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-731-0880

Peony Asian Bistro

10370 Philips Highway, Jacksonville, 904-260-7500

10771 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-996-7900

10586 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-268-3889

Mama Q’s Pizza

Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails

P.F. Chang’s

10550 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-260-6262

4972 Big Island Drive, Jacksonville, 904-998-9744

10281 Midtown Parkway, Jacksonville, 904-641-3392

Mambo’s Cuban Cafe

The Mudville Grille

Picasso’s

3105 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-398-4326

10503 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-880-0811

13770 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-374-2046

Mandaloun 9862 Old Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-646-1881

Mandarin Ale House 11112 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-292-0003

Masala Indian Cuisines 9825 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-268-6499

Mediterrania Restaurant 3877 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-731-2898

Mega’s Pizza 5800 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-396-1164

Mellow Mushroom 9734 Deer Lake Court, Jacksonville, 904-997-1955

The Melting Pot 7860 Gate Parkway, Jacksonville, 904-642-4900

Metro Diner–Julington Creek/ Mandarin 12807 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-638-6185

Mi Veracruz 3109 Spring Park Road, Jacksonville, 904-396-2626

M Shack

COURTESY M SHACK

9802 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-425-9142

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DINING Ship to Shore Seafood and Steak 3980 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-998-8120

Shiraz Pizza 3980 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-738-8786

Si Senor 3546 St. Johns Bluff Road South, Jacksonville, 904-564-2444

Sino’s Pizzeria 7159 Philips Highway, Jacksonville, 904-240-0614

Skyline Chicken and Waffles 10300 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-479-0848

Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q 5097 University Blvd. West, Jacksonville, 904-737-3383

Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q 12485 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-288-7928

Sorrento Italian Restaurant 6943 St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-636-9196

Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails

The Pig BBQ

Samira’s City Cafe

14985 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-374-0393

4500 Salisbury Road, Jacksonville, 904-281-9007

Red Lobster

9735 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-880-6091

8720 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-367-0750

Renna’s Pizza 11111 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-292-2300

Renna’s Pizza 10920 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-565-1299

Restaurant Barbaritos 4320 Deerwood Lake Parkway, Jacksonville, 904-516-7778

Rodeo Brazilian Grill 9825 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-337-1294

Ruby Tuesday 4784 Windsor Commons Court, Jacksonville, 904-821-0394

Rudy’s Subs 9825 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-268-4410

Sahara Cafe & Bar 10771 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-338-9049

Sake Sushi 8206 Philips Highway, Jacksonville, 904-647-6000

Sakura Japanese Restaurant 9432 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-739-8282

Sala Thai Restaurant 10769 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-641-8384

Salento Columbian Steakhouse 11018 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-374-5882

Salsa’s Mexican Restaurant ©MIGUEL EMMANUELLI

COURTESY M SHACK

13500 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-992-8402

Salsa’s Mexican Restaurant 9475 Philips Highway, Jacksonville, 904-538-0606

Sam Won Gardens 4345 University Blvd. South, Jacksonville, 904-693-1911

San Jose Deli & Grill

Sandwich Depot 6120 Powers Ave., Jacksonville, 904-730-0007

Sandwich House 5141 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-398-1426

Santioni’s Cucina Italiana Restaurant

Southern Charm 3566 St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-398-9206

St. Mary’s Seafood and More 11290 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-551-9476

Sticky Fingers 8129 Point Meadows Way, Jacksonville, 904-493-7427

Stonewood Grill & Tavern

11531 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-262-5190

3832 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-739-7206

The Saucy Kitchen

Sushi House

6426 Bowden Road, Jacksonville, 904-600-5220

The Saucy Kitchen 7860 Gate Parkway, Jacksonville, 904-600-5220

11531 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-880-8888

Sushi House & Grill

Sawa Sushi

13820 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-260-8399

6426 Bowden Road, Jacksonville, 904-379-0033

Sushi House 2

Seafood Express and More

10261 River Marsh Drive, Jacksonville, 904-997-9292

3505 St. Johns Bluff Road South, Jacksonville, 904-683-7611

Sushi House

The Seafood Gourmet

9810 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-997-0966

5043 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-730-0077

Sushi X

Seasons 52

8221 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-337-0041

5096 Big Island Drive, Jacksonville, 904-645-5252

Take A Break Cafe

Seasons of Japan

6622 Southpoint Drive North, Jacksonville, 904-296-3663

4413 Town Center Parkway, Jacksonville, 904-329-1067

Tapestry Cafe

10095-600 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-645-0859

9823 Tapestry Park Circle, Jacksonville, 904-329-4380

Selvinos Pizza Grille

Taste of Thai

Secret Garden Cafe

5711 Bowden Road, Jacksonville, 904-641-7171

Seven Bridges Grille & Brewery 9735 Gate Parkway North, Jacksonville, 904-997-1999

Shakti Life Kitchen 5500 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-858-4999

Shane’s Sandwich Shop 11750 Philips Highway, Jacksonville, 904-880-9800

4317 University Blvd. South, Jacksonville, 904-737-9009

Taverna Yamas 9753 Deer Lake Court, Jacksonville, 904-854-0426

Ted’s Montana Grill 10281 Midtown Parkway, Jacksonville, 904-998-0010

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Terra Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse Southern Bras 4483 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-551-5920

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Texas Hotdogs 8380 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-253-3385

TGI Fridays 4409 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville,

Thai Orchid Restaurant 12620 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-683-1286

Thai Spice Kitchen 6426 Bowden Road, Jacksonville, 904-508-0731

Time Out Sports Grill 13799 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-223-6999

Tommys Brick Oven Pizza 4160 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-565-1999

Tony D’s New York Pizza & Restaurant 8358 Point Meadows Drive, Jacksonville, 904-538-0555

TossGreen Custom Salad & Grille Southside 4375 Southside Blvd., Jacsksonville, 904-619-4356

Wasabi Japanese Steakhouse

Applebee’s–103rd St

10206 River Coast Drive, Jacksonville, 904-997-6528

6251 103rd St., Jacksonville, 904-772-9020

The Well Watering Hole Bistro

Applebee’s–Orange Park

3928 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-737-7740

8635 Blanding Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-771-0000

Whits Frozen Custard of Mandarin

8299 W. Beaver St., Jacksonville, 904-559-5660

11362 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-634-7190

Willard’s BBQ Junction Inc 4610 San Juan Ave., Jacksonville, 904-619-4253

Woody’s Bar B Q 1638 University Blvd. South, Jacksonville, 904-721-8836

Woodys Barbeque 5930 Powers Ave., Jacksonville, 904-379-8759

Your Pie Pizza 4828 Deer Lake Drive West, Jacksonville, 904-337-0155

The Yum Yum Tree 6225 St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-731-0957

Zesty India 8358 Point Meadows Drive, Jacksonville, 904-503-4081

SPRINGFIELD

Arden’s Kountry Kafe of Marietta Aunt Jan’s Kitchen 5065 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-365-5267

Best Seafood Place 2304 Edgewood Ave. West, Jacksonville, 904-683-2350

Boilingcrawfish 5149 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-783-6666

Bono’s Pit Bar-B-Q 705 Lane Ave. South, Jacksonville, 904-783-1404

Bono’s Pit Bar-B-Q & Catering 5229 Jammes Road, Jacksonville, 904-900-3252

Carrabba’s Italian Grill 8406 Blanding Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-777-2225

Catering by Tom & Betty 4409 Roosevelt Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-387-3311

Championz Sports Bar and Grill 5063 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-619-3530

The Avenue Grill

Chili’s Grill & Bar

818 A. Philip Randolph Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-329-2282

9530 Applecross Road, Jacksonville, 904-778-7551

Carl’s Main Street Restaurant 1748 N. Main St., Jacksonville, 904-647-8043

6065 Youngerman Circle, Jacksonville, 904-778-0537

Chuck E. Cheese’s

Fred Cotton’s Landmark BBQ

Country Cabin Restaurant

11362 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-262-0006

2623 N. Main St., Jacksonville, 904-634-7571

3646 Blanding Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-317-9887

Tuptim Thai Two

Tree Steak House

Iries Caribbean Restaurant

Cracker Barrel

9866 Old Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-329-4999

3801 N. Main St., Jacksonville, 904-598-9002

502 Chaffee Point Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-783-0254

Island Tropics Restaurant

Cross Creek Bar-B-Que

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint

2527 N. Main St., Jacksonville, 904-355-9050

850 Lane Ave. South, Jacksonville, 904-783-9579

Sha-Garee’s

Crystal River Seafood

1156 E. 21st St., Jacksonville, 904-353-8222

4453 Blanding Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-771-8922

The Sheik

Denny’s

2708 N. Main St., Jacksonville, 904-353-8181

8409 Blanding Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-778-4624

Soul Food Express

Dick’s Wings

1225 E. 21st St., Jacksonville, 904-634-0018

5872 San Juan Ave., Jacksonville, 904-693-9258

Tapas Old World

Diner Bill’s

1417 N. Main St., Jacksonville, 904-473-7362

8027 Ramona Blvd. West, Jacksonville, 904-513-4888

8221 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-329-4699

V Pizza–Mandarin 12601 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-647-9424

Village Bread Cafe 5215 Phillips Highway, Jacksonville, 904-652-7769

Village Bread Cafe–Mandarin 10111-16 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-652-7769

Vino’s Pizza & Grill 9910 Old Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-515-5617

Vinos Pizza 4268 Oldfield Crossing Drive, Jacksonville, 904-268-6660

Waffle House 5067 J. Turner Butler Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-281-9025

Waffle House 13975 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-992-4515

Waffle House 8514 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-739-9487

Wasabi 1650 San Pablo Road South, Jacksonville, 904-221-1766

Uptown Market 1303 N. Main St., Jacksonville, 904-355-0734

Edgewood Diner

Wafaa N Mike Cafe

954 Edgewood Ave. South, Jacksonville, 904-524-8711

1544 N. Main St., Jacksonville, 904-683-8313

Wicked Barley 4100 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-379-7077

Zoya’s Caribbean Cafe 1733 E. 21st St., Jacksonville, 904-660-2103

WESTSIDE/ORTEGA/ ORANGE PARK/BALDWIN

A and D Manila Bakery 5407 Enchanted Drive, Jacksonville, 904-573-2851

Andy’s Sandwich Shoppe 503 Lane Ave. South, Jacksonville, 904-783-0494

Edgewood Sandwich Shop 3562 Broadway Ave., Jacksonville, 904-389-4646

El Mofongo 6011 103rd St., Jacksonville, 904-777-4933

EL Nopalito Mexicano 1265 Lane Ave. South, Jacksonville, 904-762-7239

El Potro Mexican Restaurant 7200 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-378-9822

El Tapatio Original 7900 103rd St., Jacksonville, 904-772-6934

European Street Cafe 2753 Park St., Jacksonville, 904-384-9999

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DINING Everybody’s Restaurant

Londons Seafood Place

St Johns Harbor

35 US 90 West, Jacksonville, 904-266-9458

5032 Blanding Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-400-6464

1161 Lane Ave. South, Jacksonville, 904-423-0537

Famous Amos

Longhorn Steakhouse

Stars Caribbean Restaurant

8265 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-693-0463

4401 Roosevelt Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-388-5520

1901 Blanding Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-381-9022

Famous Jamaican Jerk Seafood

Longhorn Steakhouse

Sunrise Caribbean Gourmet

7945 103rd St., Jacksonville, 904-551-6414

6015 Argyle Forest Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-777-4377

Famous Sandwiches

Metro Diner–Ortega

1415 Edgewood Ave. North, Jacksonville, 904-783-0102

1185 Cassat Ave., Jacksonville, 904-384-4429

4495 Roosevelt Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-999-4600

Super Wing and Philly

Firehouse Subs

Mickeys Seafood

6855 Wilson Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-683-4820

6331 Roosevelt Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-854-0057

8950 Lem Turner Road, Jacksonville, 904-768-2455

T C’s Barbecue

Firehouse Subs 103rd

Mission BBQ

6352 103rd St., Jacksonville, 904-854-0224

8440 Blanding Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-712-0252

1269 Edgewood Ave. West, Jacksonville, 904-765-9945

Firehouse Subs Cassat

Monroe’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Q

1855 Cassat Ave., Jacksonville, 904-695-1055

4838 Highway Ave., Jacksonville, 904-389-5551

Firehouse Subs NAS

Mr. Chubby’s Wings

6337 Roosevelt Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-854-0057

11043 Crystal Springs Road, Jacksonville, 904-355-9464

Fuji Sushi 4495 Roosevelt Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-381-1777

Okinawa Japanese Restaurant

Gator’s Dockside Restaurant

4403 Roosevelt Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-388-8708

6677 103rd St, Jacksonville, 904-777-6092

Osaka’s Steak House

Gators Deli & Sandwiches

9651 Crosshill Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-317-0224

1367 Cassat Ave., Jacksonville, 904-387-6866

Papa Sean

Goal Post Sandwich Shop

615 US 90 West, Jacksonville, 904-266-3315

3984 Herschel St., Jacksonville, 904-384-9262

Perard’s Italian Cuisine

Harpoon Louie’s

11043 Crystal Springs Road, Jacksonville, 904-378-8131

4070 Herschel St., Jacksonville, 904-389-5631

Hokkaido Japanese Restaurant 11043 Crystal Springs Road, Jacksonville, 904-374-1132

Holy Smokes BBQ

Phil This Soul Food 5534 Highway Ave., Jacksonville, 904-374-9415

Pho Ninety Nine Vietnamese Grill 5024 Blanding Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-361-3930

280 US Highway 90 West, Jacksonville, 904-257-9048

Puerto Plata Restaurant

Hurricane Grill and Wings

Renna’s Pizza

5907 Roosevelt Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-573-8838

6001 Argyle Forest Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-771-7677

Jacks Sandwich Shop

Sam’s St Johns Seafood

9303 Lem Turner Road, Jacksonville, 904-765-3776

7949 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-693-1911

Jackson D Seafood

Sams Steak & Seafood House

1286 Dunn Ave., Jacksonville, 904-503-7099

8968 103rd St., Jacksonville, 904-908-8355

Jamal’s Cafe Etc

Sheik The Restaurant

5290 Norwood Ave., Jacksonville, 904-766-7090

7361 103rd St., Jacksonville, 904-778-4805

Jaxe Pizza

Shut Em Down Authentic Southern Restaurant

8970 103rd St., Jacksonville, 904-527-3580

JCS Fresh Seafood

2045 Bayview Road, Jacksonville, 904-388-5888

6251 Argyle Forest Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-503-1979

5323 Firestone Road, Jacksonville, 904-771-2656

Silver Star Chinese Restaurant

Jerome BBQ & Wings

5016 Blanding Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-778-8500

1551 Edgewood Ave. West, Jacksonville, 904-766-8111

Simply Sara’s

Juniors Seafood Restaurant and Grill

Skippy’s Shrimp Shack

9349 N. Main St., Jacksonville, 904-751-9180

1287 Lane Ave. South, Jacksonville, 904-527-3441

Jville Crab Shack III

Smokey’s BBQ

700 Edgewood Ave. North, Jacksonville, 904-516-4750

1018 Cassat Ave., Jacksonville, 904-783-2271

Kitchen Kettle Deli

3144 Lenox Ave., Jacksonville, 904-387-5152

4251 Lenox Ave., Jacksonville, 904-387-8400

La Nopalera 4530 St. Johns Ave., Jacksonville, 904-384-4212

Latin House Grill

2902 Corinthian Ave., Jacksonville, 904-387-1000

Snak Shak Sandwich Shop Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q

Ted’s Montana Grill 8635 Blanding Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-771-1964

Terry’s Grill 605 New Berlin Road, Jacksonville, 904-757-7780

The Florida Fish Mart 1523 Lane Ave. South, Jacksonville, 904-527-8582

The Jeepney Stop 6625 Argyle Forest Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-778-1002

The Pig BBQ 5456 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-781-9818

The Potter’s House Soul Food Bistro 5310 Lenox Ave., Jacksonville, 904-394-0860

Tokyo Sushi & Grill Inc 7749 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-407-3333

Treemendous BBQ & Catering 8927 Herlong Road, Jacksonville, 904-329-2888

Trent’s Seafood 4553 120th St., Jacksonville, 904-908-4202

Uncle Charlie’s Pizza and Subs 1977 Lane Ave. South, Jacksonville, 904-781-4770

Uncle Gene’s Soul and Seafood Cafe 5123 Timuquana Road, Jacksonville, 904-317-5111

Uptown Pizza Subs and Wings 1501 Lane Ave. South, Jacksonville, 904-503-2255

Vic’s Sandwich Shop 1355 Edgewood Ave. North, Jacksonville, 904-786-7008

Vitiano Italian Cuisine 9518 Argyle Forest Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-503-2716

Waffle House 7180 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-781-9594

Waffle House 4271 Roosevelt Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-388-2704

Waffle House 7894 103rd St., Jacksonville, 904-573-0552

Waffle House 6797 Commonwealth Ave., Jacksonville, 904-378-9401

Wise Guys Pizza Cafe

1923 Lane Ave. South, Jacksonville, 904-786-0081

1523 Chaffee Road South, Jacksonville, 904-783-9569

Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q

Woodys Bar B Q

4434 Blanding Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-573-0451

8540 Argyle Forest Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-772-7675

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Black Sheep’s rooftop bar

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Vibrant, fun, eclectic, casual: That’s what you can expect when the sun goes down in Jax. With Florida’s youngest population and an innovative spirit that can be felt throughout the city, Jacksonville delivers when it’s time to enjoy a night out. Whether you are looking to dance away an evening, enjoy a local craft beer, chill with a craft cocktail by the water or bar hop with your crew, Jacksonville’s scene is filled with unique lounges, bars, tap rooms, pubs, and live music venues. So, get dressed up, or dress down—Jax tends to be a pretty casual city—and relax as you venture out after dark!

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Historic Neighborhoods, Modern Vibe

The Jax Ale Trail

Get the night started at one of Jacksonville’s charming neighborhood squares and active main streets. Mingle with the locals for an authentic Jacksonville experience at hotspots in San Marco Square, at the eclectic Five Points area in the Riverside/Avondale Historic District, at the Elbow in Downtown and on Main Street in Springfield. Visit craft breweries with impressive tap rooms, craft cocktails lounges with locally sourced ingredients, beautiful restaurants with international wine lists, cool bars with great drinks and even better DJs, and rooftop bars that overlook the beautiful St. Johns River. All these fun spots are found within the vibrant historic neighborhoods of Jacksonville. What’s even better, some food trucks, restaurants and bars offer delicious snacks or even full meals after hours.

Enjoy some of the best brews in the state of Florida right here in Jacksonville. Conveniently organized into a selfguided tour, Jacksonville’s craft breweries are innovative, have extensive menus, have pretty cool taprooms and are super family-friendly (fur babies included). Pick up a craft beer passport and venture out to award-winning local breweries including Aardwolf, Atlantic Beach Brewing Company, Bold City Brewery, Engine 15 Brewing Co., Green Room Brewing, Hyperion Brewing Co., Intuition Ale Works, Pinglehead Brewing Company, River City Brewing Company, Southern Swells Brewing, Veterans United Craft Brewery, Wicked Barley Brewing Company and Zeta Brewing. Jacksonville also has an extensive network of craft beer bottle shops and restaurants brewing their own beers. For more information on Jacksonville’s Jax Ale Trail, please visit jaxaletrail.com.

Craft Cocktails Cocktail lounges and top local restaurants use only the freshest and most original ingredients to create aromatic, sophisticated and simply delicious drinks that are works of art. Experience the craft cocktail scene throughout the city, from Downtown to the Beaches. Yelp, Foursquare, Google and USA Today rank these watering holes as some of the top Jacksonville cocktail lounges: Orsay, Grape and Grain Exchange, The Parlour, Sidecar, Dos Gatos, Root Down, Flask & Cannon, Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails, Hoptinger, Black Sheep, Bistro AIX, Taverna, Riverside Liquors & Village Wine Shop, Eleven South, and The Rogue. Don’t take our word for it; try some of them out for yourself.

NIGHTLIFE

Green Room Brewing

Bold City Brewery Downtown Tap Room

228 3rd St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-201-WAVE

3033 Monument Road, Jacksonville, 904-645-5162

Hoptinger

Coniferous Cafe

Club Savoy

333 1st St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-222-0796

42 W. Monroe St., Jacksonville, 904-999-8493

6354 Arlington Road, Jacksonville, 904-559-5801

Lemon Bar

Chamblin’s Uptown

Your Place Bar & Grill

2 Lemon St., Neptune Beach, 904-249-9981

215 N. Laura St., Jacksonville, 904-674-0868

Lynch’s Irish Pub

Cuba Libre Bar

514 1st St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-249-5181

2578 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-399-0609

Atlantic Beach Brewing Company

Mangos Bar

De Real Ting Cafe

725 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach, 904-372-4116

602 1st St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-246-4200

128 W. Adams St., Jacksonville, 904-633-9738

Bo’s Coral Reef Cocktail Lounge

Southern Swells Brewing Company

Dos Gatos

201 5th Ave. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-246-9874

1312 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-372-9289

123 E. Forsyth St., Jacksonville, 904-354-0666

Brix Taphouse

The Ritz Lounge

Downtown Cigar Lounge

185 3rd Ave. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-246-2255

11 N. Ocean St., Jacksonville, 904-353-4411

The Shim Sham Room

333 E. Bay St., Jacksonville, 904-438-5173

13245 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-221-9994

BEACHES

300 2nd St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-241-4668

Casa Marina Penthouse Lounge 691 1st St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-270-0025

Engine 15 Brewing Company– Jacksonville Beach 1500 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-249-BEER ©RYAN KETTERMAN

Recently voted one of the top beach bars in Florida, The Lemon Bar, located in Neptune Beach, sets the tone for Jacksonville’s beach nightlife. Dress up for beach clubs or slide on your flip-flops after a day on the sand and head for one of the oceanfront beach bars for a delicious tropical drink. Holidays at the these bars are busy, fun and attract big crowds. There is also a more upscale nightlife experience at some of the local fine dining restaurants. Just remember, Jacksonville’s nightlife ends at 2 am, but the memories last forever.

ARLINGTON

Cliff’s Bar and Grill

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By The Sea

Flask & Canon 528 1st Ave. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-563-0534

Fly’s Tie Irish Pub 177 E. Sailfish Drive, Atlantic Beach, 904-246-4293

333 1st St. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-372-0781

Whiskey Jax 950 Marsh Landing Parkway, Jacksonville Beach, 904-853-5973

Zeta Brewing Company 131 1st Ave. North, Jacksonville Beach, 904-372-0727

DOWNTOWN

1904

109 East Bay St., Jacksonville,

Element Bistro Bar & Lounge Engine 15 Brewing Company– Downtown Brewery & Biergarten 633 Myrtle Ave. North, Jacksonville, 904-551-9429

Fionn MacCool’s Irish Pub & Restaurant Downtown 2 Independent Drive, Jacksonville, 904-374-1547

Hourglass Pub 345 E. Bay St., Jacksonville, 904-469-1719

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Intuition Ale Works

The Garage

Mc B’s Lounge

929 E. Bay St., Jacksonville, 904-683-7720

2692 Post St., Jacksonville, 904-894-7465

6211 St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, 904-731-1355

Jacksonville Sports Tavern

the LOFT

My Tap Room

925 King St., Jacksonville, 904-476-7283

9550 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-636-9463

234 A. Philip Randolph Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-361-3547

Manifest Distilling

nightlife

960 E. Forsyth St., Jacksonville, 904-619-1479

The Metro 859 Willow Branch Ave., Jacksonville, 904-388-8719

Pure Night Club

The Rogue

8206 Philips Highway, Jacksonville, 800-694-1253

927 King St., Jacksonville, 904-551-1350

TopGolf

West Inn Cantina

10531 Brightman Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-328-2002

Veterans United Craft Brewery

Maverick’s Live

3644 St. Johns Ave., Jacksonville, 904-389-1131

2 Independent Drive, Jacksonville, 904-353-1188

SAN MARCO

Aardwolf Brewing Company

Whiskey Jax

Myth Nightclub & Bar

1461 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville, 904-301-0755

10915 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-634-7208

8999 Western Way, Jacksonville, 904-253-3326

333 E. Bay St., Jacksonville, 904-707-0474

Bar X at Bistro AIX

River City Brewing Company

Grape & Grain Exchange 2000 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-396-4455

Wicked Barley

835 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, 904-398-2299

Sidecar

4100 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, 904-379-7077

NORTHSIDE/AIRPORT

Xklusive Sports Bar and Grille 2426 W. Beaver St., Jacksonville, 904-232-8457

ORANGE PARK/CLAY COUNTY

Pinglehead Brewing Company

14 Blanding Blvd., Orange Park, 904-276-5160

1140 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-398-1949

1406 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville, 904- 527-8990

The Parlour 2000 1/2 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-396-4455

SOUTHSIDE/MANDARIN

Aromas Cigar & Wine Bar 4372 Southside Blvd. Jacksonville, 904-928-0515

Austin Karaoke 5161 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-399-1757

Café Club Valentino 6834 Old Kings Road, Jacksonville, 904-514-7304

Whispers Lounge 10750-5 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-400-1655

SPRINGFIELD

The Cellar at Three Layers 1602 Walnut St., Jacksonville, 904-355-9791

Hyperion Brewing Co. 1740 N. Main St., Jacksonville, 904-518-5131

Shantytown Pub 22 W. 6th St., Jacksonville, 904-798-8222

The Walnut Inn 2026 Walnut St., Jacksonville, 904-866-3418

WESTSIDE/ORTEGA/ ORANGE PARK/BALDWIN

RIVERSIDE/AVONDALE/ 5 POINTS/MURRAYHILL

Cheers Sports Bar & Grill

1044 Park St., Jacksonville, 904-356-4444

Comedy Club Of Jacksonville

948 Edgewood Ave. South, Jacksonville, 904-683-4182

Blacksheep

Birdies

11475 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-262-4337

Across The Street

11000 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-646-4277

Rusty’s Pub

1534 Oak St., Jacksonville, 904-380-3091

Habibi Bar

8970 103rd St., Jacksonville, 904-771-4199

Bold City Brewery

3210 St. Johns Bluff Road South, Jacksonville, 904-379-6566

2670-7 Rosselle St., Jacksonville, 904-379-6551

Cask 1049 Park St., Jacksonville, 904-568-1828

Dahlia’s Pourhouse 2695 Post St., Jacksonville, 904-738-7132

Eclipse Riverside 4219 St. Johns Ave., Jacksonville

Goozlepipes & Guttyworks 910-914 King St., Jacksonville, 904-388-9551

Hoptinger Bier Garden & Sausage 1037 Park St., Jacksonville, 904-903-4112

Incahoots Night Club 711 Edison Ave., Jacksonville, 904-353-6316

Kickbacks 910-914 King St., Jacksonville, 904-388-9551

Nighthawks 2952 Roosevelt Blvd., Jacksonville, 904-384-9929

Park Place Lounge

1045 Park St., Jacksonville, 904-379-4969

Root Down 1034 Park St., Jacksonville, 904-358-7288

Daily’s Place in Downtown

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PHOTO CREDIT

Rain Dogs

©BOLD EVENTS

931 King St., Jacksonville, 904-389-6616


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Jacksonville is a vibrant city with hundreds of must-see attractions and sites to experience, and Visit Jacksonville’s destination experts at the city’s visitor centers will help you plan the perfect visit so you can see as many unforgettable spots as possible during your stay. Call or connect with our experts online to get information prior to your arrival. They can help you find the perfect hotel for your needs, help you book attraction visits and coordinate itineraries. Once in town, stop by one of our centers and learn about local deals and offers, get expert recommendations on top experiences and get help with any of your destination questions. Be sure to stop by the Downtown Visitor Center inside the historic Greenleaf building and ask for Vicky, our Visitor Center Manager. She can help answer all your Jacksonville questions in five different languages!

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Beaches Visitor Center 381 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach Phone: 904-242-0024 Hours of Operation: Tuesday-Saturday: 10 am-4 pm Sunday: noon-4 pm Monday: closed

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Jacksonville Official Visitor Magazine  

Welcome to the 2017-2018 official visitor magazine for Jacksonville, FL.

Jacksonville Official Visitor Magazine  

Welcome to the 2017-2018 official visitor magazine for Jacksonville, FL.