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1986 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207 (Atlantic Boulevard)
904-398-3005
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Reservations
Description: Taverna specializes in seasonal European cuisine heavily influenced by...
Taverna specializes in seasonal European cuisine heavily influenced by Italy and Spain using the freshed local ingredients.Our wine selection mirrors this philosphy with a focus on terroir driven wines from Spain and Italy and an emphasis on quality.
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  • 53
    Very good
  • 15
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  • 5
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  • 4
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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 of 5 stars
Exceptional

My husband and I stopped by to have a quick lunch to celebrate our anniversary. The atmosphere is quite pleasant and relaxing. The food was divine. I like to eat clean and fresh for most of my diet and compared to most restaurants, Taverna dominates. I had the Pesto Chicken Sandwich with a side... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Switzerland, Fla.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We have eaten here many times, and our overall experiences have always been favorable, however, a few things have apparently changed. Two years ago when I ordered Salad Nicoise it was perfect, and topped with grilled tuna as should be. This time there was no tuna, and the salad dressing was "over powering". I asked for oil and vinegar, expecting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My husband and I stopped by to have a quick lunch to celebrate our anniversary. The atmosphere is quite pleasant and relaxing. The food was divine. I like to eat clean and fresh for most of my diet and compared to most restaurants, Taverna dominates. I had the Pesto Chicken Sandwich with a side salad. You can tell a lot... More 

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Moultrie, Georgia
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My son and I tried this spot for lunch on a Saturday. Parking was available on the street right in front of the front door. The staff was friendly and we were seated without a reservation. Our waitress was very friendly and helpful. The style is casual and the dining area is very neat and clean. We tried the special... More 

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Park City, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The Patatas Braves is really good with the sauce on the side that was provided. The Scallops smaller portion entree was decent. The roasted chicken entree was good. I would say the service at the restaurant was excellent. I would have to say it was on my top 10 greatest service I've received at a restaurant. The waitress was amazing!... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The baby spinach salad was one of the best I have ever had. The dressing was light and ingredients were fresh. The Calzone was different. It was full of ricotta and mozzarella cheese with a touch of meat. The crust was great for dipping in a side sauce.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I'll just go over what we ate: Sautéed calamaris: served warm, cooked just right and expertly seasoned. Short ribs: a nice chunk of short ribs with couscous (the Israeli kind) and various roasted veggies. We all tasted it and declared it excellent. I ordered Brillat Savarin Cheese and Jambon Serrano. It was served with fig compote, crostinis, dried apricots, grain... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I have visited Taverna for every type of occasion and it never disappoints - birthdays, nights out with my hubby, nights out with just friends, this is a great place. Whether you're looking for a brunch, lunch, or dinner you have come to a wonderful place for food. The staff is always wonderful as well, can't give this place enough... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We had lamb meatballs with ravioli, special fish of the day, hanger steak and fettuccini. Everything was tasty. The waiter recommended wines which were all good and paired well with our dinners. Three in the party had dessert, which were also yummy. There is a bar scene also which is fun. All in all a lively place. Highly recommended.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Really nice, romantic restaurant. Service excellent, food fabulous. Visited as a tourist but would definitely return if I were a local!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Love the décor of this place, reminded me of Europe...The food was AMAZING!!! Staff super friendly and knowledgeable and once they found out it was our anniversary brought us a glass each of champagne. We decided to go Tapas Style and order a bunch of different items...all were DELICIOUS! Can't wait to go back and try them for dinner!

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Additional Information about Taverna

Address: 1986 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone Number: 904-398-3005
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $7 to $32
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, European, Spanish, Greek, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1986 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207
    (Atlantic Boulevard)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: 904-398-3005

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $7 to $32
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, European, Spanish, Greek, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

Taverna specializes in seasonal European cuisine heavily influenced by Italy and Spain using the freshed local ingredients.Our wine selection mirrors this philosphy with a focus on terroir driven wines from Spain and Italy and an emphasis on quality.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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