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All 33 Neptune Beach Restaurants

Mezza Restaurant and Bar

110 1st Street, Neptune Beach, FL 32266-6140
+1 904-249-5573
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $32
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, International, Pizza & Pasta
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Description: Mezza, opened over twenty years ago as an Italian restaurant, has evolved into a fun neighborhood eatery serving a pot pourri of cuisines. The menu ranges from gourmet wood-fired pizza to nightly specials featuring fresh fish and seasonal game. Enjoy the busy atmosphere of the bar or eat in the quieter surrounding of the main dining room. You might want to venture outdoors into the beautifully landscaped patio. Wherever you eat, choose an accompanying wine from Mezza extensive list or try a cocktail from the full bar. Reservations are accepted and all dishes are available to go. Come and see why Mezza Luna is the beach's finest neighborhood restaurant.Looking for a space to host your next event? Whether large or small, casual or formal we at Mezza would love to help. We offer semi-private and private areas with custom menu and bar packages available. Each custom event package offers seasonally driven cuisine and a wide array of wine, beer or liquor choices. Combined with our well trained knowledgeable staff each event is an unforgettable experience.
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English first
Jacksonville, Florida
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59 reviews 59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

My husband and I went to Mezza to share an appetizer and have a glass of wine at happy hour. The menu sounded good but had less Italian food. We ordered the mussels with garlic and parsley, we weren't thrilled. The sauce was bland and heavy on the parsley. The bread was wonderful!!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Mezza remains one of my favorite restaurants in Jacksonville, but last week I experienced a fine night of dining, wine and jazz mixed with casual conversations with other guests at the bar and the owners, Niall and Nancy. The sauce accompanying the sirloin special was super. Food is consistently great and the ambience, for solo diners like myself to families... More 

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Palatka, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Our server was very knowledgeable about the menu and had suggestions for everything we asked. I was leaning towards the scallops and when my son-in-law asked for the server's recommendation, it was the scallops! They were as big or bigger than a silver dollar. There were four, but they could be cut into sixths and were served on a bed... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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81 reviews 81 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Our server was wonderful and took great care of our party. I guess I was expecting more of an italian selection. The food was OK but I would rush back.

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Atlantic Beach, Florida
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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I have always loved this place, especially when it was Mezza Luna. Their menu had many more Italian choices and everyone came here for their Italian food. Although the wonderful atmosphere is still the same and the bar scene is still lively, I hardly go here anymore since their simplified their menu with more tapas choices. Since I don't eat... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We had a great family meal at Mezza. The scallops, steak frites and spinach fettuccine were all excellent. Kids meals were good too. Service was promt despite the restaurant being full. We'll be back again.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Specials were excellent, staff courteous but the pasta not al dente... Seemed like they cooked the plate in microwave. Leek bread pudding absolutely fabulous though

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Sao Paulo, SP
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I had a business dinner in the upstairs room. This room was reserved for us only. Nice place, we had all drinks and some options for the dinner. The food and drinks were good, but the service terrible, too slow. Every time I asked for a beverage it took an eternity to get it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

If you've never been to Mezza then you're missing out because the food excellent and the service is great. It's a great cozy atmosphere where everyone knows your name or they'll get to know it.

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We enjoy this restaurant every time we go. They offer a varied entree menu with the choice of hand crafted pizza as well. This visit we sat at the bar and the service was great. We started with the mussels as an appetizer which was served in a pesto sauce. I had the beef brisket and my companion had scallops.... More 

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Additional Information about Mezza Restaurant and Bar

Address: 110 1st Street, Neptune Beach, FL 32266-6140
Phone Number: +1 904-249-5573
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Neptune Beach
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 32
Cuisine: American, Seafood, International, Pizza & Pasta

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