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9720 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32210
904-778-4805
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6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Try the Steak in Sack

I have tried a few things at the Sheik and they were mediocre. The Steak in a Sack is outstanding, though -- one of the best steak sandwiches I have ever had. I hit their drive through once every few months and it is always good. The restaurant itself is a dive and looks the same as it did 25... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2014
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Florida
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131 reviews 131 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I have tried a few things at the Sheik and they were mediocre. The Steak in a Sack is outstanding, though -- one of the best steak sandwiches I have ever had. I hit their drive through once every few months and it is always good. The restaurant itself is a dive and looks the same as it did 25... More 

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Bartow, Florida
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38 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I remember having Camel Riders at The Sheik when I was a teen growing up in Jacksonville. This was my first visit back to this particular restaurant in probably 35+ years. We had the opportunity (I finally remembered to stop here before we went somewhere else) to have a quick lunch from The Sheik during a short trip to visit... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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68 reviews 68 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We just happened upon this place and we have already visited again. We were there for breakfast both times and got the same thing both times. Breakfast in a sack - one with bacon and one with sausage. Service was friendly and quick. Both were delicious.

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Jacksonville, FL
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68 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Stopped in here for lunch and had their camel rider sandwich and fries. Quality food all around, despite the place seemingly untouched from the 80's inside. If you're looking for a working man's lunch this is the place to go.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I don't live in FL anymore but as this is my hometown I have to make a stop here for every visit I make. The steak in a sack combo with seasoned fries and cherry limeade is one meal that gives me cravings when I'm away. I had it two weeks ago and I cant wait to have it again... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

This morning I was in Jacksonville on a day trip for my job, and took a break to find some breakfast. I had resigned myself to fastfood, but driving around looking for a place to eat, I drove past The Sheik Sandwich Shop (home of the Camel Rider). I wouldn't have tagged this as a breakfast spot, but the cars... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

If you have never had a steak in a sack you have got to try this place. It is a MUST have every time we head to Jacksonville. It is steak and onions and cheese in a pita and the fries are covered with seasoning salt. Don't forget your cherry lime aid!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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233 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

I always liked the food but it was pretty "worn" to put it politely the last time I went. This time everything was cleaned up and freshened up. The burgers as always are very good. The French fry seasoning was excellent. The bathrooms, although clean, needed to be rehabbed as did the outdoor tables. Inside the tables were nice the... More 

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St Augustine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

For a non chain to last over 20 years in a Big City is something of a miracle unless of course you have something that no one else has. Back in the "Day" many people had never heard of Pita bread. My first Pita was many many years ago at this very place . Piled high with meats and cheese... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

If you're looking for a good hearty breakfast like mom used to make, then check out the Sheik. Very reasonable prices. They have pretty good burgers, pita, and sandwiches also. If you want break from typical fast food places, give them a shot.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9720 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32210
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: 904-778-4805

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm

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