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Safe Harbor Seafood Market & Restaurant

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4378 Ocean St, Unit 3, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233-2454
904-246-4911
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating

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  • 10
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food at a very fair price

It seems wrong to give a full five stars to such an unpretentious restaurant: but the food is worth it. The scallops are the large ones, full of flavor, and perfectly cooked. The oysters are lightly breaded, so the oyster is front and center: not overwhelmed by the breading: and again perfectly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Arthur R
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Jacksonville, Florida
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  • Scenic view
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Jacksonville, Florida
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

It seems wrong to give a full five stars to such an unpretentious restaurant: but the food is worth it. The scallops are the large ones, full of flavor, and perfectly cooked. The oysters are lightly breaded, so the oyster is front and center: not overwhelmed by the breading: and again perfectly cooked. The seafood gumbo is also excellent. We... More 

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Canton, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

It was really busy when we came on a Tuesday for lunch. All of our food was either fried to death or under fried where the coating did not stick. Nothing was great all just average fried food. Kind of pricey for the quality. It does have a fresh seafood market where you could buy yours and take it home... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We eat here whenever we are in the Jacksonville area. I had always ordered the shrimp basket platter but after a suggestion from the seafood market I went ahead and purchased a pound of peeled and deveined shrimp and simply paid $2.00 to have the restaurant batter and fry them for me. You get much more shrimp this way and... More 

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Sebastian, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Seafood was great but always ask for grilled or blackened. Fried you get what you get. My blackend scallops and shrimp were great. Seating is worth the fight and i say go for it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

My wife's parents were visiting from Tx and wanted some great fresh seafood. Naturally, we took them to Safe Harbor. We had fried shrimp and broiled scallops and the food was delicious. They were busy (always are) but we ordered and were served in about 5 minutes. We are outside and enjoyed the view of the St John's River as... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This restaurant in the tiny village of Mayport, Florida came highly recommended from friends and family. We arrived at around 2 pm, hoping to miss the lunch crowd.....WRONG! There was a line about 50 persons deep, but we decided to stay anyway and had a great conversation with our neighbors in line. After about 25 minutes, we were able to... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The food was great. In fact, this was the best seafood I ever had. We were in the area for few days, and we kept coming back after the first time. The views were as good as the food. I highly recommend this place.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

A local eatery on the docs minutes from the ferry offering all types of seafood cooked all types of ways... We had a combo platter of fried shrimp ( fresh caught) and clam strips with fries and a taco feast with blackened snapper ... Cold bucket of beer ....heaven ..... Limited in door a/c tables but outdoor tables are fan... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We were introduced to this restaurant three years ago and went back three times! The Greatest Gulf shrimp ever - fresh from the sea! Seafood Market is part of this no frills restaurant. After you get your meal you eat on the covered porch area right over the water! Not a fancy restaurant but a restaurant that has great fresh... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Some places advertise fresh Mayport shrimp but then don't deliver, but Safe Harbour is the REAL DEAL, fresh Mayport shrimp, directly from the sea to your basket, and there IS a difference! Perfectly breaded and fried, I could eat them by the DOZENS! There's a reason you can never get in the door without a wait...it is THAT good, and... More 

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Additional Information about Safe Harbor Seafood Market & Restaurant

Address: 4378 Ocean St, Unit 3, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233-2454
Phone Number: 904-246-4911
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Atlantic Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 19
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4378 Ocean St, Unit 3, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233-2454
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Atlantic Beach
  • Phone Number: 904-246-4911

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 19
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?