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1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL 33948
+1 941-255-0994
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: For an Evening of Premiere Jazz and Fine Dining, visit JD's Bistro...
For an Evening of Premiere Jazz and Fine Dining, visit JD's Bistro & Grille in Port Charlotte. Open Mondays through Saturday starting at 5PM. Live Jazz delights our guests every Tuesday through Saturday now always starting at 7pm. Join us Mondays for a Monday Only Special- a succulent and flavorful Prime Rib of Beef, full menu also available. What better way to start your week or extend your weekend? The Impressive Menu - From the Freshest Seafood available to the Finest Cuts of Meat - will ignite your culinary imagination as the Award-Winning Wine list awakens your inner sommelier. And as the gracious, knowledgeable servers delight you with their uncanny ability to anticipate your every need, you'll experience firsthand why the only place to be is JD's Bistro & Grill. Reservations are highly recommended especially on weekends. Walk-ins are always welcome.
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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
Live Jazz

Service is good. Atmosphere is good. The food is good. But - Live Jazz makes JD's great. All thing considered- this is the best place in Charlotte county for date night. Entertainment- good wine- and real table linen. Other places in town want to put paper over the cloth- it's not same. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Port Charlotte, Florida
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  • Romantic
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Port Charlotte, Florida
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Service is good. Atmosphere is good. The food is good. But - Live Jazz makes JD's great. All thing considered- this is the best place in Charlotte county for date night. Entertainment- good wine- and real table linen. Other places in town want to put paper over the cloth- it's not same. The prices are OK- not too much- and... More 

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Osprey
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Who knew!! This is a great night out in Florida!! Supper Club atmosphere with live music. They have a Frank Sinatra tribute Band who are great. The food is really great and served intermittently while you enjoy show. Service is great! Parking Is good. Pork Chops, Osso Bucco , Grouper and Bouillabaise are delicious. It's a 45-60 minute drive from... More 

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North Port, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I had the pleasure of experiencing JD'S Jazz and dining. Wow...I am from a major city and I am always so hesitant to even reccomend anything in this area. I can honestly say that I was transported to a different time. Not only is the food top notch ( nothing frozen, all fresh ingredients) but this place is out of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

Great atmosphere! The food was way above average as well as the service. Felt like a 5 star restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Very pleasant supper club atmosphere with very good live jazz every night except Monday. We found it through TA, as we have many places before. This is a real keeper! My wife has shrimp and grits and I had grouper. Both were exceptionally good, as were the two oysters Rockefeller I had as an appetizer. The oysters were very big,... More 

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North Port, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Celebrated our anniversary, enjoyed the fried calamari served in a cone, nice presentation. Done to perfection. pan seared Red Grouper, with mussels etc, excellent. Friends had Scallops and the grouper. Great jazz band of four featuring a female singer with a grand voice. Place was not very busy, being May 6😊😊😊 my wife had the pork Osso Bucco, fall of... More 

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Barbados
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Great time. Great food. Great service. Great jazz. What more can you want.we had a great time.the staff, Dimitri , was great. 4 languages plus professional waiter.

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We had a wonderful dinner with our Aunt and cousins. The food was great and the Jazz was better! Go on Wednesdays to hear the Kitt Moran Jazz Quartet...they are our favorites! Kitt has a great voice. We have a favorite waiter too...Joe! His service is always top notch! Nice place to go for a fun evening.

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Central Florida, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Loved the Jazz bands and the atmosphere made everything so special. The real linen table clothes and the lighting really set the stage. And since I was staying next door I could walk home. LOL we also had breakfast there in the mornings through the hotel and the food was just as good. You can tell the staff enjoys their... More 

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Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

JD's Bistro offers amazing live jazz music and fantastic food. We have gone on Friday evenings each of the last 2 times we've been in the Port Charlotte area. That's when the Danny Sinoff Trio is playing and includes Patricia Dean on drums. All 3 musicians are incredible on the instruments they play. Danny's and Patricia's voices are so beautiful!... More 

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Additional Information about JD's Bistro & Grille

Address: 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL 33948
Phone Number: +1 941-255-0994
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Port Charlotte
Average Prices: USD 10 - 39

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL 33948
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Port Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 941-255-0994

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 39

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

Description

For an Evening of Premiere Jazz and Fine Dining, visit JD's Bistro & Grille in Port Charlotte. Open Mondays through Saturday starting at 5PM. Live Jazz delights our guests every Tuesday through Saturday now always starting at 7pm. Join us Mondays for a Monday Only Special- a succulent and flavorful Prime Rib of Beef, full menu also available. What better way to start your week or extend your weekend? The Impressive Menu - From the Freshest Seafood available to the Finest Cuts of Meat - will ignite your culinary imagination as the Award-Winning Wine list awakens your inner sommelier. And as the gracious, knowledgeable servers delight you with their uncanny ability to anticipate your every need, you'll experience firsthand why the only place to be is JD's Bistro & Grill. Reservations are highly recommended especially on weekends. Walk-ins are always welcome.

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