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Jaco's Bayfront Bar & Grille

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American, Tapas
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997 South Palafox Street, Pensacola, FL 32502
(850) 432-5226
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Entertaining clients
Breakfast/Brunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 145
    Excellent
  • 85
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Stopped in for lunch.

On the recommendation of the receptionist, at the school I was attending, I walked over for lunch. When I walked in, I thought it was a nice atmosphere. The greeter was very nice and very professional. Upon being seated, my server Travis was right there, with a menu, asking for my drink order. He... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Ed M
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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263 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

On the recommendation of the receptionist, at the school I was attending, I walked over for lunch. When I walked in, I thought it was a nice atmosphere. The greeter was very nice and very professional. Upon being seated, my server Travis was right there, with a menu, asking for my drink order. He returned quite fast with my Club... More 

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Niceville FL
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62 reviews 62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Food was good; just shy of excellent. Location, view, and service were excellent. Only semi-negative thing about our visit was parking. A little hard to find a spot during the lunch hour!

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Pensacola, Florida
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We love eating at Jacos, the food is great, but we are getting tired of watching the teenagers hostesses running like two chicken with their head cut off without supervision or manager around to guide them or keep them organized. People wait outside while they have several tables empty every time and their are being held for reservations that I... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Hostess was very friendly, so we're the waiters! I had the winter margarita which was very tasty! Tried the fried green tomatoes, yummy.... and the crab cake salad..... SO GOOD! I will definitely go back and have this and maybe a different small plate! Make sure you go check out the pelicans on the nearby walkway.

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Pensacola, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Great place to go to eat outside and enjoy the waterfront of downtown Pensacola. All of the food that I have had there has been good, but my favorite is their classic flatbread (pizza to me). A favorite place to take out of towners for the view.

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Pensacola, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Took our 91 year old neighbor to Jaco's for her 91st birthday. What a pleasure! We enjoyed a wonderful lunch on their heated patio, which included a view of the water! The service was excellent from the hostess to the waiter. Not only were they very accommodating, but the food was delicious and one of the better meals I have... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We discovered this place last year while exploring Pensacola and enjoyed the place, people and food so much we have added this to our annual "must do" list when we snowbirds fly south for the winter. We headed straight there yesterday for lunch and was not disappointed. I had the chef's fresh catch and it was Mahi Mahi prepared and... More 

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Rice MN
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144 reviews 144 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Although it was chilly in Pensacola, we were able to sit on the outdoor deck, which was partially enclosed and has heaters. The menu is pretty extensive, and everyone in our party was pleased with their food. I'd love to try it again when it's a bit warmer outside.

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Pensacola, Florida
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223 reviews 223 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Whether you're here for cocktails, hors-d-oeuvres, lunch, or dinner, expect excellence. Food is very interesting, service is top-notch and to top that off, you have a relaxing view of Pensacola Bay, boats, and pelicans.

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Pace, Florida
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

When you have been walking around downtown and the Yahoos Maritime Park with your loved one(s) for about an hour, where do you go for the best desserts in town? Try the sampler dish, enough for two persons, and our little Lisa ( shi tzu ). It was her birthday ( 9 yrs young ) and she shared the occasion... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 997 South Palafox Street, Pensacola, FL 32502
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola
  • Phone Number: (850) 432-5226

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?