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10208 Buckhead Branch Drive, Jacksonville, FL
904.900.7730
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Ranked #26 of 1,775 Restaurants in Jacksonville
Price range: $5 - $35
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Wed 2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 2:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Contemporary, Eclectic, International, Wine Bar
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Big Island Drive
Description: Excellent menu selections from Chef Ian Lynch, handmade cocktails, and an extensive wine selection, conveniently located in the St. Johns Town Center. Additional reservations and seating may be available; please call for details.
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Saint Augustine, Florida
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84 reviews 84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

Love, love, love this place!! Been here 6 or more times since they opened recently, every time has been amazing! Atmosphere= awesome, staff= knowledgable and friendly but most important - food delicious! We've had and would recommend: cheeses, kielbasa, flatbread pizza, truffle fries, pork skewers, filet mignonette, ceviche, pork tenderloin, 50/50 sliders etc. etc. our goal is to try it... More 

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dallas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

There is no other place operating on this level in Jacksonville. I have been here before for wine & apps but this was my first brunch. Good luck choosing a dish to order- they all sounded fantastic. I settled on Blueberry-Ricotta-Masa pancakes. Yum! They were light as air and full of flavor. I love the polished air of sophistication about... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

We love Ovinte! First, the wine list is discriminating--lots of exceptional wines that you won't find on the usual lists: Williams Seylem and superb small lot varietals. The by-the-glass list is the best in Jax and the food has some must crave haves--sliders, artichokes, and the mussels with Muscadet! Grab your friends and go!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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77 reviews 77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Ovinte is in a stand-alone building at the St Johns Town Center. We came fairly early on a Friday evening (6 PM) and found the restaurant about one-quarter full. By the time we left at a bit after 7:15 it was almost completely full. The interior is open with a large rectangular bar on the left and the seating area... More 

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Jacksonville, FL
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I have dined at Ovinte several times and have always loved it. The wine selection is superb and the food is delicious. Check it out. You won't be disappointed.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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203 reviews 203 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

We went with 2 friends visiting from out of town because we had not yet tried it and all of us enjoy wine. My opinion: fine for a glass or bottle of wine and light gnoshing (perhaps at the bar or in lounge) but otherwise, underwhelming. There is a decent selection of wines and all the dishes we tried were... More 

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Lyons Falls, New York
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109 reviews 109 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Apparently Ovinte has been opened since December; however, we just heard about it! Especially with me being such a wine nut! We went on Friday night, and was going to use the valet parking, but apparently the young gentlemen were too interested in talking to the young girls than to get our car, so we parked ourselves. Not too bad... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Ovinte is a recent addition to the St Johns Town Center. It occupies the building that formerly housed the Original Pancake, tucked behind a fast food restaurant and computer store. I was surprised to be able to get a table for two after the briefest of waits on a Saturday night. I was on the early side (7-730), however. I... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Could it be the chocolate dipped bacon (the sea salt is the key!) or the grapefruit juice mimosa or the stoli hot bloody mary or the frittata del giorno or the benedict with serano ham?! Perfect way to start a Sunday morning or a Friday afternoon. Management/owner and the wait staff are friendly and knowledgeable without being annoying. I probably... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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75 reviews 75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Ovinte' recently opened, and we are so happy with this new addition to the wine bar scene. While it is located in a huge shopping area (don't hold that against it), it is easy to find. It is a Tapas/Small Plates restaurant with an excellent and varied wine menu. The menu offers a good variety of small, medium and large... More 

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Additional Information about Ovinte

Address: 10208 Buckhead Branch Drive, Jacksonville, FL
Phone Number: 904.900.7730
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 2:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 2:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 2:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 35
Cuisine: Contemporary, Eclectic, International, Wine Bar

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