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Maple Street Biscuit Company

The Sticky Maple: a crispy fried piece of mouthwatering chicken topped with a little bacon, drizzled with maple syrup and sandwiched between a fluffly golden brown biscuit!

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Aardwolf Brewing Company

Take a taste of Jacksonville home with you, every brewery sells and fills growlers big and small!

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Bar X at Bistro Aix

Before you dine, stop into Bar X for a fabulous hand made cocktail for happy hour.

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The Parlour at Grape and Grain Exchange

Grape & Grain Exchange prides itself the craft of cocktail making. Order up a good twist, shake or stir...try their Old Fashion. Photo Credit: First Coast Magazine

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Metro Diner

Metro Diner was featured on The Food Network’s, “Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives” in September of 2010.

San Marco

Located just minutes away from Downtown's Southbank, this historic neighborhood is filled with local charm!

Stroll along San Marco Square and you'll discover incredible dining of every kind, upscale trendy clothing boutiques and sensational art galleries. Theatre Jacksonville, the oldest community theatre in the country dating back to 1938, is also located within the square. Don't miss the San Marco fountain of lions that reflect the neighborhood's association with the Venice, Italy business district. Save your appetite and visit the new San Marco dining district, it includes some of Jacksonville’s best restaurants including bb’s, Bistro AIX, The Grotto, Mathews and Taverna.

4 Attractions You Can’t Miss:

1) Watch the Sunset at Riverfront Park: This acre-long park along a quiet San Marco block gives visitors a perfect location to watch the majestic Jacksonville sunsets and spot dolphins and even manatees on the River. The park has a few benches and parking along the road. Popular with fishermen, the small yet perfectly situated park is a prime spot for a lazy afternoon. Other frequently visited spots for sunset lovers are the Jim Rink Park and the Greenscape Celebration Park in San Marco.
901 Landon Avenue

2) Dinner and a Movie at the San Marco Theater: This is the only place in town where you can enjoy dinner, drinks and a movie. Built in 1938, the San Marco Theater has been restored to reflect its golden years and it is a now a popular destination for families and couples looking for a different night out. The menu includes freshly made pizzas, paninis, quesadillas and a great beer and wine selection.
1996 San Marco Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32207

3) Craft beer and craft cocktails spots are overflowing in the San Marco area. Local favorites include Aardwolf Brewing Company (stop in on a Wednesday to grab their latest pilot batch), Grape & Grain Exchange or Sidecar. 

4) Peterbrooke Chocolatier Production Center: Take a tour of this local chocolate factory and see how these decadent treats, including their famous chocolate covered popcorn, are made.  Self guided tours are free, guided tours are just $1. Call the Peterbrooke Chocolate Factory Store at (904) 398-2489 for available dates.
 

Getting Here from Downtown: Take the Acosta Bridge south across the river. Exit onto San Marco Boulevard and continue for a mile. Arrive at the San Marco Square. Free parking available.
 


Kitchen On San Marco

Kitchen on San Marco —a gastropub— is a welcome addition to Jacksonville’s vibrant local restaurant scene. The restaurant’s lunch and dinner menus change seasonally to focus on fresh, locally sourced and regional cuisine. Our gastropub combines imaginative, upscale cooking techniques with a casual dining experience including a wide selection of craft beers, carefully curated specialty cocktails, and a friendly wine list. You’ll find a wide selection of bar snacks and larger main dishes are available.

Located in the historic neighborhood of San Marco just minutes away from downtown’s Southbank, the restaurant is close to businesses, local attractions, medical facilities, and within walking distance from area hotels. Our friendly staff and professional chefs seek to provide guests with a dining experience you’ll want to repeat again and again. Private dining is also available.

Only In Jax Directory

  • Aardwolf Brewing Co.

    Test The Aardwolf Taproom & Brewery is located in a renovated ice hose from the early to mid 1930's. After server years of renovation, hard work…
    Phone: (904) 301-0755

  • bb’s restaurant and bar

    bb’s an upscale-high-volume restaurant in Jacksonville, Florida serving daily specials and a variety of dishes from sandwiches and salads,…
    Phone: (904) 306-0100

  • Beer:30

    Test Your go to Jacksonville bottle shop and tasting room, located in San Marco and Riverside.
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  • Bistro AIX

    Distinctly different, locally owned and operated since 1999, Bistro AIX has changed the spirit of dining out in Jacksonville. Named after…
    Phone: (904) 398-1949

  • European Street Cafe

    Phone: (904) 398-9500

  • Havana Jax Cafe

    At Havana-Jax Cafe you will have the opportunity of enjoying the natural taste of food prepared with no chemical coloring agents, no favor…
    Phone: (904) 399-0609

  • Kitchen On San Marco

    Test Kitchen on San Marco —a gastropub— is a welcome addition to Jacksonville’s vibrant local restaurant scene. The restaurant’s lunch and dinner…
    Phone: 904-396-2344

  • Maple Street Biscuit Company

    Maple Street Biscuits located at 2004 San Marco Blvd. is inspired southern comfort food with a modern twist and is all built around a very…
    Phone: (904) 398-1004

  • Matthew’s Restaurant

    For over a decade, Matthew's Restaurant in San Marco has been one of Northeast Florida's most distinctive, innovative and elegant…
    Phone: (904) 396-9922

  • Metro Diner

    Consistently serving the best breakfast and lunch in Jacksonville, FL since 1992. Voted "Best Breakfast in Jax" by FolioWeekly readers…
    Phone: (904) 398-3701

  • Mojo Bar-B-Que – A Southern Blues Kitchen

    The original Mojo BBQ as a “Southern Blues Kitchen”, focusing on offering unbelievable food in a laid back, down home, one of a kind…
    Phone: (904) 732-7200

  • Olive Tree Mediterranean Grille

    Phone: (904) 720-0511

  • Sake House

    Welcome to Sake House Japanese Grill and Sushi Bar throughout Jacksonville!
    Phone: (904) 306-2188

  • Southern Grill

    Born and raised in Jacksonville, FL, Joey Farah had an early start at learning the inner workings of the food business. At a young age,…
    Phone: (904) 858-9800

  • Taverna

    Taverna, established in the fall of 2009, is a locally owned and operated restaurant through husband and wife team, Sam and Kiley Efron.…
    Phone: (904) 398-3005

  • The Grotto Wine & Tapas Bar

    The Grotto Menu is designed to complement the Grotto wine menu. Created from the best seasonal ingredients, the Grotto Executive Chef,…
    Phone: (904) 398-0726

  • Tidbits

    When Tidbits first started in 1985, the restaurant was ¼ the size it is today. Most likely Clara would have taken your order, made your…
    Phone: (904) 396-0528

  • V’s Pizza- San Marco

    Test V Pizza is where pizza is an art form and the key ingredient is the ingredient.
    Phone: 904-527-1511

  • Wine Cellar

    Experience the old world charm of a French countryside as you dine beneath the shade of a majestic oak tree in our brick-paved garden.…
    Phone: (904) 398-8989


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