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New England Lunch & Catering, 331 1st Avenue North, Jacksonville Beach, FL
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Price range: $11 - $22
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Lunch
Description: Quaint New England style cottage serving an authentic New England lunch of New England Clam Chowdah, & Lobstah Bisque, heavenly Lobster Rolls on split top buns, Ipswich Full Belly Clams, Fresh Haddock Fish, Sea Scallops, beautiful Mayport Shrimp. All lightly battered and fried to perfection. All sides and sauces are made at A La Carte, none of that store bought stuff. Plus, we have delicious Lump Crab Cakes Sandwich and Combination Platters of above Seafood items. For the non-seafood eaters we also have a New England Cranberry Chicken Salad, chef delicious Meatloaf Sandwich, Smoked BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, jumbo dipped and grilled Hot Dog on Split top bun. Our quaint facility has walls lined with Boston Bean Town Sport memorability to look at . GEE! I almost forgot we serve "Moxie" and have a small area of wonderful mini museum of Moxie artifacts to look at. A La Carte is a classic mom and pop run facility that you don't see anymore. We also offer Catering for off premise events. That menu is completely different than our Lunch menu we serve. We hope you come visit and enjoy a bit of delicious food, great atmosphere and sit on our colorful picnic tables or eat inside at out checkered cloth tables. It's a total family affair so come and be a part of our family at A La Carte.
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English first
Stafford, Virginia, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

WOW!!! What a pleasant surprise. Visiting daughter & son-in-law Here from No VA. Went online & found this gem. Tried it & was totally blown away with both the food & hospitality. Was in MA & NH for 13 days just 2 mos ago & the food here is every bit as good or better than many rest up there.... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I can't believe I had never heard of this place! Had a wonderful lunch today. The place is small and quaint. Very clean and pleasant. You feel like you are in New England! Lobster Rolls are fantastic! They fly the lobster in from up north. The roll was grilled and filled with lots of tasty lobster. The shrimp basket is... More

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We found this on TripAdvisor. A real gem. Great clam chowder and lobster rolls. A real New England feel. Only issue was all the Red Sox stuff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I can't say enough about this cute little lunch spot. I'm a true New Englander and let me tell you, coming to A La Carte is like I'm at home except without the snow.....lol. The whole belly clams are my favorite and probably the best I've ever had. My compliments to Chef Roger and Chef Jenifer for having a Gem... More

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We had gone on Wednesday to this quaint lil house surviving in the middle of all of the modern beach condos and hotels and found it closed. On Thursday we decided to go again and were glad we did. We got there at 11:15 and they and opened but we were the first customers and was warmly greeted by the... More

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Branford, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Went because of the reviews on Tripadvisor and wasn't disappointed. The lobster rolls were the best we have had outside of Maine. The owner/chef also gave me 3 whole clams since I had never had them and they were also delicious. My son and I were also excited to find Capt'n Eli's Blueberry Pop in their drink offerings. We haven't... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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68 reviews 68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Very small and easily missed. We had whole belly fried clams and they were fantastic. Very hard to find anywhere but New England. Place was clean with about 6 tables. Wife waits tables and cashiers and husband cooks. Very homey and they were very friendly and helpful. The lobster rolls are to die for.

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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67 reviews 67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We stopped here based on Trip Advisor recommendations. Boy, are we glad! The owner, Jennifer, was so sweet and took the time to explain the entire menu to us. We had the lobster roll and fried Mayport shrimp. I thought I had had the best lobster rolls before when I was in Maine, but this was even better! It had... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Being a former resident of Cape Cod, I know good seafood and this is the place for it! Best fried clams south of Boston. Jennifer makes you feel like family visiting for dinner.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Great for lunch, food was outstanding but a bit pricey and no wine or beer. Scallops and Cams, fresh and lightly battered. Lobster roll very good. A true Mom and Pop operation. She's up front he's the chef.

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Address: New England Lunch & Catering, 331 1st Avenue North, Jacksonville Beach, FL
Phone Number: 904-241-2005
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville Beach
Average Prices: USD 11 - 22
Cuisine: Seafood

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