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Matthew's

2107 Hendricks Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32207-3370
904 396-9922
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Ranked #15 of 1,721 restaurants in Jacksonville
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $10 - $80
Cuisines: American, European, Indian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Alford Place
Description: For over a decade, Matthew's Restaurant in San Marco has been one of Northeast Florida's most distinctive, innovative and elegant restaurants. Chef Matthew Medure has set the standard in fine dining with his unique menu options, impeccable service and attention to detail. The staff is at your service and prepared for your every need. The menu is carefully thought out each day to surprise and entertain your palate and to satisfy every distinctive taste.
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English first
Purcellville, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Based on reviews and menu we chose Matthews for our dinner in Jacksonville on our way back north. The foie gras was buttery, the pork belly the best we've had this side of New Zealand, and the souffle dessert was unique and delicious. But even above all this was the preparation of the grouper that we shared. It was done... More

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Washington, DC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Very good restaurant for a special occasion. Menu is well structured and the dishes are delicious. Good service and wine list.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

Wife and I had an early Monday evening dinner. We ordered drinks at the bar and before they were ready we were seated in the dining room. The bar waiter brought them to our table. Our waiter was prompt and friendly without being overbearing. Wife had pasta and I had the beef tenderloin. Both were expertly prepared and presented. I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The menu had a nice variety. This was the best meal I have ever had. Presentation was top notch. The friendliness and professionalism of the staff was second to none!

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Sometimes I go there and it seems like the same old menu but I had sweetbreads over pasta in a wonderful sauce. It was great!

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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Sophisticated décor. Delicious meal. Outstanding service. Located in happening neighborhood. Used coupon from restaurants.com.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

Wow! I have eaten all over the world and this restaurant is definitely at the top of my list. The atmosphere is elegant, but not pretentious. The service was impeccable. Our server's name was Kelly. There was a slight issue with the kitchen, but she made us so comfortable that we didn't even notice. We all ordered something different and... More

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Gainesville, Fl
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82 reviews 82 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013 via mobile

We were looking for a special dining experience after a long week of working way too hard. After reading Trip Advisor reviews, we decided that Matthews looked perfect. We were seated immediately at a cozy booth with white linen and fresh roses, and the hostess immediately asked I'd I preferred a white or black napkin. I had to laugh as... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Ate here 13 years ago for the first time and had a great dinner for a special occasion. Seems the quality and service has declined. Hope Matthew does not have too many irons in the fire to keep quality up here and at Medure's. Was great once and can and will be again....

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Gainesville
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83 reviews 83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Matthew's used to be my favorite restaurant in Jacksonville. A couple of years ago we had dinner there and both food and service were outstanding. A month or two later we returned expecting the same experience but service was lacking and food was nothing special. I chalked that up to a bad day and returned about a month later but... More

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