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J Alexander's

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10296 Bistro St, Jacksonville, FL 32246-7488 (Big Island Drive)
904-996-7147
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 95
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food and service

We had dinner here with our friends who had suggested we eat here as they love it. We were not disappointed----the food and service were great and the noise level was low enough that we could carry on a pleasant conversation as we dined. The food portions are large enough that they could be shared... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
EDWARD Z
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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English first
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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120 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We had dinner here with our friends who had suggested we eat here as they love it. We were not disappointed----the food and service were great and the noise level was low enough that we could carry on a pleasant conversation as we dined. The food portions are large enough that they could be shared, in fact, no one had... More 

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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

My boss recommended J Alexanders as one of her favorite restaurants, and wildly one night we tried it out. It would have been nice to know that reservations are HIGHLY recommended! We waited over an hour for dinner but we were not disappointed. The onion rings are the best we have ever had, served high like a tower. Give their... More 

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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Four of us had a late lunch ( 3:30). This is the first time we been there that late. This is the time , from now on. No rush from staff or kitchen. Since we have been there a lot we aked for an old standerd, but not on the menu, this time. Still asked anyway, waitress, not a problem... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Went for dinner and the service was great but the food was overpriced and mediocre at best. You need to season your proteins whether or not you have a wood fired grill. We had one steak that was like leather (sent back) because they butterflied it (without asking if that was okay)since it was ordered mw. My fish had several... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

There was a roach that kept playing peek-a-boo at the edge of our table. We asked to be moved. The meal was comped and we got a gift certificate. But after they moved us it was like we were invisible and no one could be bothered to wait on us. We waited and had to flag someone down so we... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I've visit this restaurant on about 4 occasions. There are lots of food choices & styles. Their house salad with champagne dressing is to die for. Every time I've visited I've tried something different & never been disappointed by the quality. Their Lemon Drop cocktail is totally delicious & refreshing. Their lighting can be a bit dim in the evening... More 

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jacksonville, fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Best damn veggie burger EVER, tastes like the real thing. The service is fantastic, wine list extensive and the food is fantastic. I highly recommend going here for a nice Sunday lunch or dinner any night of the week.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This was a real surprise, I had heard a lot about this chain, but had never tried it before. It is located in the Town Center Mall, with good close-by parking. The place appears to be always busy, reservations suggested. Very nice, modern atmosphere, and superb waitstaff, helpful and pleasant. Very nice atmosphere, with reasonable noise level that allows a... More 

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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44 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is 2 star restaurant charging 4 star prices. Basically the price point does not match the quality or level of service. The food was not bad but is more on the caliber of a chain like Carrabba's or Outback. Wait staff was semi-attentive but got my order wrong. The onion rings, M&C and Prime Rib were all good but... More 

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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Let me start by saying that this use to be my favorite restaurant in Jax. With that being said, things have definitely changed, from service to quality of food. I know the previous service manager was transferred to another state, so that may take care of the reason the servers are not on top of their game anymore. They use... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10296 Bistro St, Jacksonville, FL 32246-7488
    (Big Island Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: 904-996-7147

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?