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Potter's House Soul Food Bistro Southside

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11876 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32205-4743
904 394-0860
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 44
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  • 26
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Heavenly!

I was in Jacksonville, Florida for four days and ate here three of the days. The only reason we did not eat here on the fourth day is that they were not open. I usually do not like waiting in line nor do I enjoy cafeteria style. However, I did both at the Potter’s House and will do it again... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
DrPinder
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Lake Worth, Florida
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Lake Worth, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

I was in Jacksonville, Florida for four days and ate here three of the days. The only reason we did not eat here on the fourth day is that they were not open. I usually do not like waiting in line nor do I enjoy cafeteria style. However, I did both at the Potter’s House and will do it again... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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63 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The general premise is you can have one main entrée and two sides. This is great as the whole combination is enough to fill a person. However the whole thing costs at least $10 for each of these combinations. As for the portion size and the taste: the portion size is adequate (any smaller and the price wouldn't be worth... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I have been here many times and the quality remains consistently good. The lines can be long sometimes, but they move fast and the food is worth it. They also have a great assortment of good home cooked entrees and veggies. I have yet to leave hungry or anything but satisfied!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Food and staff are great. Wish it was more buffet style than cafeteria style; however you do have options to order if you do not want the special of the day.

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Kingstree, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

My husband and I came to Jacksonville for the weekend. I found this restaurant online. It is the best soul food. It was so good, we came back the next day. The collards must have been cooked by somebody's grandmother. Delicious!!!!

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Saint Thomas, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My first time here won't be my last. we were greeted in a most welcoming way and introduced to a food experience that I will never forget. Best fried chicken I have ever had, the collards were superb and the sweet corn was by far the sweetest I've ever had. If you are in Jacksonville don't miss this wonderful soul... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The quality of food was amazing. The customer service was fantastic, the employees went above and beyond to offer us extra plates, napkins and drinks. Even though it was a buffet they checked on our table to make sure we had what we needed. I would recommend their smothered pork chops and their mac and cheese, was tasty!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

You'll want to check the kitchen to see if your grandma is back the cooking. This is the home cooking place where everyone can find something good to eat. Their fried chicken is moist, the fried pork chops have some spice, the herb chicken is flavorful and the shrimp was good but not my favorite. The mac n cheese and... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The food was very good, There were many choices, making it difficult to decide on what to get. The service was pretty good, not great. The place seems to be popular and very busy. We enjoyed what we got, although my chicken was a bit dry. The prices just did not equal what we got. We paid $40 for two... More 

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We bring a bus load of people to this restaurant 4 or 5 times a year. The food is delicious and the customer service is excellent. They always make you feel welcome. Kudos to Kim who always gives us great customer service. Everyone on the bus always take to go plates so they can enjoy their food again when they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11876 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32205-4743
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: 904 394-0860

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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