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Hovan Gourmet Mediterranean

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2005 Park St, Jacksonville, FL 32204
(904) 381-9394
Today
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Mixed results

The falafel and salads were delicious and fresh. There was a line and ordering was a bit chaotic. We ordered one "dinner" dish, but the grilled veggies tasted like they'd been coated wish gasoline - completely inedible (though they looked temptingly good).

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
DraLisa
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Savannah, Georgia
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Takeout
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27 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Savannah, Georgia
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147 reviews 147 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

The falafel and salads were delicious and fresh. There was a line and ordering was a bit chaotic. We ordered one "dinner" dish, but the grilled veggies tasted like they'd been coated wish gasoline - completely inedible (though they looked temptingly good).

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

My brother came into town and on a drive around riverside he had a craving for Mediterranean food. We were pleasantly surprised to find Hovan conveniently located and well priced for the amount of food! We both loved our plates and were really excited to add Armenian food to the list of great foods we enjoy!!! Very clean facilities and... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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342 reviews 342 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I eat here at least once a week and just love the place. The owner is a really friendly guy and you can tell he cares about the food they serve. All the options I need and just so fresh. Reasonable prices.

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Jacksonville, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is the only place I have ever had Falafel that had the same taste and texture as what my Israeli friends make. If all you've had is the heavy lumpy balls that other places try to pass off as falafel, you must try it here. I just wish this place was closer to home and work, I would eat... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Great little spot in 5 Points. Their hummus is really tasty. It has a medium texture. Their tabouleh is also tasty with a middle of the road taste. The two items work together wonderfully. Note that at night it transforms into a different dining experience. They take your order at the table more like a normal restaurant.

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13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Great deal for dinner $8.99 for gyro & two sides. Gyrowas delicious, fresh, & hot. Skip Wendy's across the street & come here for a wow lunch or dinner well within budget.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Love this place! Best falafels in town! Really great food. Highly recommend! Lots of vegan and vegetarian options, Fantastic turkish eggplant dish. Yumm

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Jacksonville, Florida
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120 reviews 120 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Great service and fresh quality authentic food. I have had the beef gyro, falafel, and hummus and everything has always been fabulous. It may be kind of like 'fast food' but you will slowly savor each bite. Fresh seasonings, paprika, olive oil, pita chips, tzatziki sauce. Now I want to go...

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I gave Hovan 🌟🌟🌟 for average because this review system isn't broken up into restaurant genres. It is very good though and we would certainly go back. I had a gyro, Greek salad, & Fava beans. All tasted great and were prepared with love.

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Savannah, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I am a sucker for Middle Eastern food, so it's no surprise I left here happy. The service was incredibly good; we were offered samples of hummus, tabbouleh, and baba ganoush to help us make up our minds. I got the falafel sandwich, which was amazing, as was the baba ganoush side. My husband was less than impressed with his... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2005 Park St, Jacksonville, FL 32204
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: (904) 381-9394

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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