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Barbara Jean's

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15 South Roscoe Boulevard, 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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 111
    Excellent
  • 93
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Comfort food - Southern style

Good folks and food here. Enjoy the view on the water and plentiful amounts of good ole Southern good and hospitality.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Captain jim D
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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Good folks and food here. Enjoy the view on the water and plentiful amounts of good ole Southern good and hospitality.

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Clifton Park, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The restaurant's decor is similar to that of a diner. We chose to eat outside on their nice, oversized patio. My kids loved watching the boats and feeding the fish. The catfish sandwich and 7 oz crab cake were ordered. Both were good - but not amazing. I was disappointed with their children's menu (which sadly is not available online).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Good offering of 16+ vegetables. Cold beer with a great Florida setting along the intercostal waterway. Too many fried foods, though.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

If I lived there, this would be my hangout! Right on the water, with plenty of fish to feed. The food is HUGH portions and delicious. The she crab soup was fantastic!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Right on the Intercoastal Waterway, Barbra Jean's has been a staple for years. This was the best crab cake I had ever eaten. The menu is Low Country southern cuisine with fried fish, chicken, and dinners served with two vegetables, and the portions are large. I rated this average because, other than the crab cakes, no one in my party... More 

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Auckland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Staying with friends, and they suggested we dine here as it is, in their words, a great place with fab food. They were right. Son had fish and fries, which was good size meal. Great choice of vege dishes to accompany meals. Other meals were the two seafood platters and crab cakes. Broccoli and rice was very tasty. No room... More 

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Erie, PA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

If you have Celiac Disease or are gluten sensitive, then avoid Barbara Jean's. Not only is the menu not gluten-friendly, the management will argue with you as to which items contain gluten or not or refuse to provide adequate answers due to "family secrets" in the recipes. My wife who has Celiac Disease was treated very rudely by the management... More 

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

We do have a gluten free menu that we gladly share with our customers. If a customer wants to know the exact ingredients in our other menu items they will be disappointed because I am afraid they will "take a chance and order that item". We are comfortable with the gluten free menu because it is safe for celiac disease.... More 

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We do not eat often at Barbara Jeans. When we do, the crab cakes are good as is the bread. There is a full bar and the back deck is amazing. It tends to be a little loud inside, but the staff has always been friendly and helpful.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

A wonderful place to enjoy a lazy relaxing Sunday afternoon. The crab cakes were fantastic. I have lived in the area for many years and regret not having gone here sooner. My only issue would be that the booth seating is very uncomfortable.

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Berkeley Lake, Ga
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We spent the weekend in Jacksonville Beach and drove here the our last day, would go back if we had another day. Sat outside, the view alone makes it worth it, but service and price were great too. I had fried catfish,which tasted fresh and not too greasy, with excellent coleslaw. Everyone agreed the star of all all our dinners... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 South Roscoe Boulevard, 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, 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?