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Barbara Jean's

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15 S Roscoe Blvd, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
(904) 280-7522
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 127
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    Very good
  • 43
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  • 13
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great evening with good food and a fantastic view of the boating traffic on the waterway

I was invited to Barbara Jeans by some locals who eat there at lot. It certainly says something when the locals eat at a local restaurant, a really great evening on the deck with good solid Floridian foods on the menu. Being a visitor I was happy to try the various fish related dishes on offer, I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 25, 2015
KiwiPaulNewPlymouth
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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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154 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We used to eat here years ago and loved their food. We made a return visit with some out of town family and we all thought the food was just OK. Most ordered the crab cakes which is their specialty and we don't know if it was a bad day but they tasted very "bready" which is unlike their crab... More 

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Thank ShermanSUV
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got a seat outside and enjoyed birdwatching and boats driving by. Very good seafood . Try the buffalo shrimp, it was super tasty !

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Thank Chrishuber
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I'm originally from MD and grew up eating crabs every summer and now, here in FL, the love of crab, crab cakes, crab soup, crab anything doesn't come with the same passion in most places as the places I grew up except Barbara Jeans. The crab soup is LOADED with crab meat and not just made with cream as the... More 

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Thank LoriLMDandFL
Jacksonville, Florida
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

This place has it all! Awesome view, drinks and food. I'm trying to go down the menu with each visit, you can't go wrong everything is delicious. If you have children let them feed the fish off the back deck they will love it!

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Thank sweet t
florida
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99 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We used to love Barbara Jeans and typically went there with out of town visitors about every other month. Unfortunately both the food and the service has declined precipitously over the past 6-12 months. Our most recent visit was terrible. We should have left when the incompetent waitress couldn't even bring the correct drinks . We had to go up... More 

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Thank dangerFlorida
Mark L, Public Relations Manager at Barbara Jean's, responded to this review

Thank you for being a long time supporter of our restaurant. We are very sorry for your recent dining experience. None of these problems should have a occurred. Please let us know the exact date and time of day you dined with us so we can be sure to address this experience with the right staff members. Thank you for... More 

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We have eaten frequently at Barbara Jean's in the past and were very impressed. On this occasion, however, there was almost nothing impressive. After waiting to be seated, we were told that they were out of fried foods and could not prepare any more. A restaurant specializing in fried shrimp, coconut shrimp, etc. cannot serve about half of their entrees... More 

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Mark L, Public Relations Manager at Barbara Jean's, responded to this review

We are very sorry for your disappointing experience. This is inexcusable and these problems should never have occurred. Please let us know which day you dined with us so we can address this issue with the appropriate staff. Thank you very much for this feedback and for being a loyal customer in the past. We hope you'll continue to dine... More 

New Plymouth
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

I was invited to Barbara Jeans by some locals who eat there at lot. It certainly says something when the locals eat at a local restaurant, a really great evening on the deck with good solid Floridian foods on the menu. Being a visitor I was happy to try the various fish related dishes on offer, I certainly wasn't wasting... More 

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Thank KiwiPaulNewPlymouth
Alexandria, Virginia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Met friends here on their suggestion while we were in town for the weekend. The food can't be beat and the prices were very fair for quality and quantity of food. She crab soup and pumpkin bread are musts (sounds like a weird combo but trust me!). BJ's salad and shrimp and grits were also excellent. Looked like it had... More 

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Thank MrsTrailBlazer
Florida
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Barbara Jeans is located right (and I mean right) on the intercoastal waterway. You can dine in or out. For this visit we chose to dine in as it was a tad chilly. I was delighted to be able to get cucumber with my water. The pumpkin bread is really good and our server gladly provided us with more on... More 

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Thank alwaysawayFlorida
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

Barbara Jean's menu has something for everyone. They are known for their crab cakes and bread basket, both are delicious . Dine inside or on the deck and enjoy the boat traffic as you dine. BJ's has a full bar, is informal and is family/ children friendly. Great for lunch or dinner. Included on the menu are comfort foods such... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 S Roscoe Blvd, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ponte Vedra Beach
  • Phone Number: (904) 280-7522

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 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 - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?