Business Brief: La Nopalera Launching Seafood Concept At Former Famous Amos

Jan 10, 2020
Google via Jacksonville Daily Record

El Pacifico Mexican Seafood, a new concept from the owners of La Nopalera Mexican Restaurant, is slated to open in the closed Famous Amos space on University Boulevard West.

$30 Million Project Planned At Marker 32 Intracoastal Waterway Site

Dec 4, 2019
Cadenza Partners / Via Florida Times-Union

Plans are underway for an estimated $30 million-plus revitalization project featuring upscale waterfront homes, retail shops, marina and a new Marker 32 fine dining restaurant on Beach Boulevard at the Intracoastal Waterway in Jacksonville.

Chef Kenny Gilbert's Facebook page

Chef Kenny Gilbert has closed his Gilbert’s Social restaurant at 4021 Southside Blvd.

Brewz Gets Zoning Exception To Open At Fomer Dahlia's Pour House

Jun 24, 2019
The former Dahlia's Pour House
Jacksonville Daily Record

The Jacksonville Planning Commission on Thursday approved a zoning exception to allow Brewz at 2695 Post St. to serve beer and wine for on- and off-premise consumption.

Tom Schifanella Photography

When it comes to food, nobody in the South tops St. Augustine.

Beach Road Chicken Dinners Is Up For Sale After 80 Years Of Service

Apr 11, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

Beach Road Chicken Dinners, a landmark Jacksonville restaurant for 80 years in the St. Nicholas area, is for sale.

exterior of building
The Jaxson

Trevato Development Group plans to break ground on an adaptive reuse project in the Brooklyn neighborhood that will convert 339 Park St. and 301 Park St. into Jacksonville’s first food hall.

Canopy Road Cafe opening in South Jacksonville

Feb 19, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Tallahassee-based Canopy Road Cafe said Tuesday that its grand opening in South Jacksonville is Feb. 25.

Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Hightide Burrito Co. intends to open at the Sadler Point Marine Center at 4591 Lakeside Drive, joining The Loop Pizza Grill and Synergy Studios in the Ortega and Avondale area development in West Jacksonville.

Checkers Plans To Build At Least 4 New Jacksonville Locations This Year

Jan 2, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

More Checkers drive-thru fast food restaurants are coming to Jacksonville as part of the brand’s push into the Northeast Florida market.

Fox diner interior with customers at counter
Jimmy Delaney

WJCT asked our social media followers which Jacksonville restaurants are the most quintessential to these areas: Northside, Westside, Urban Core, Arlington, Southside and the Beaches.  

According to voters, these are the restaurants that best embody the spirit of their neighborhoods:

Via The Jacksonville Daily Record

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop is coming to Jacksonville’s Deerwood Station.

Courtesy of Design Cooperative LLC.

Cruisers Grill in Jacksonville Beach will soon be undergoing a $1.4 million renovation.

The Jacksonville Daily Record

Two Dudes Seafood Restaurant operators and owners Tom and Jennifer Corsano intend to open their third location late this summer when they take over the former Il Desco space in Riverside.

table spread with hot sauce
Kristen Penoyer for Gilbert's

The number of food halls in the U.S. is expected to triple within the next five years.

As The Jaxson Editor in Chief Ennis Davis said, the First Coast is just beginning to get a taste of this dining trend, with a “mini” food hall at Jacksonville Beach: Gilbert’s.