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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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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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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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  • 40
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  • 21
    Very good
  • 2
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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
Most recent review
Good, but Overpriced

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
GreenEyedGirlVA
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

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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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

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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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I moved to the area 5 months ago. If you read my other reviews, you'll find they are varied.... I like food! But I especially like what's now called "comfort food" ... and soul food is definitely comfort food. The problem with some people is they have pre-determined notions about soul food and the places where it can be found.... More 

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virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Had the fried gizzards/livers, which were cooked to order. The Livers were actually much better...nice and crispy, not dry. The sides were decent, had the mash potatoes and cabbage. Also had the rice with ox tails which was very tasty. Service was good. Waiters came to check on you for refills.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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84 reviews 84 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I'm a southern girl. So ofcourse I live southern cooking. My usual here is the smothered porked chops over yellow rice- Mac and cheese and cabbage as my sides! Yummy in my tummy! Everything always taste so fresh! If you're thinking of dessert, try the chocolate cake! ***If frequenting on a Sunday, you might want to wait until the church... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We have eaten here several times. Their macaroni and cheese is excellent. All of the veggies are seasoned well. The fried shrimp is some of the best you will find! This is a cafeteria style restaurant. However, when you order the shrimp, it is cooked and brought to you table! My husband likes their chicken and some of our friends... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Loved this place. As a Southern boy who's been away from home a little too long Potter's really hits the spot. It reminds me of the food my grandma made growing up: made with a lot of love and saturated fat. They really hit the highlight reel of Southern classics with entrees including fried chicken, oxtails, and smothered pork chops.... More 

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40 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We went here on a Saturday night and it was pretty busy. It is cafeteria style so we stood in line for a few minutes to select our dinners, nut not too long. We had the fried chicken, greens, and mashed potatoes and chicken fingers, mac & cheese, and yams. It was all very good. The chicken breasts were perfect... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

While visiting Jax, we decided to stop in based on the numerous great reviews. The Yay's have it, this place is pretty darn good. The sides were perfect mac & cheese & dressing, even the cornbread was tasty. The fried chicken was a bit lacking in favor but not bad. We will definitely revisit. Almost forgot to mention, the service... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Delicious!!!!! Everything, the fried chicken was crispy and tasty, seasoned perfect, the sides, crowder peas, green beans, mac & cheese (exceptionally good) collard greens and the desserts, peach cobbler and strawberry cake tasted like they had just come out of mama's oven!!! I initially had my doubts, but was not disappointed, just pleasantly surprised, oh, and the customer service was... 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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