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bb's

1019 Hendricks Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32207-8307
9043060100
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Ranked #9 of 1,720 restaurants in Jacksonville
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: American, Eclectic
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: near Prudential Drive
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English first
Jacksonville, Florida
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I took my wife here last week for her birthday dinner. I used Open Table and noted a quiet corner table, if available. We were greeted by the very nice hostess who had reserved our corner table and wished my wife a happy birthday. Nice touch. I'm glad we were in the corner because it is pretty loud. It's a... More

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Tampa, Florida
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

After a disappointing meal the night before at Blue Fish, we ended up at BB's. SO much better! The triggerfish was perfectly prepared and the bread pudding was amazing. The server was fantastic and helpful. Interesting modern decor. A little pricey, but better value with the price fixed menu for $30 for a three course meal. I've heard it is... More

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Indy
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111 reviews 111 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Wow ... That was so loud my ears are literally ringing. Eclectic little place near the riverwalk where the tables are all brutally close together and the decibel levels are way up there. Multiple times got bumped into by a poor server trying to go between me and other tables. It was an art form watching the servers try to... More

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

This restaurant was close to our hotel so my wife and I decided to give it a try based on some of the reviews we had read. It was an excellent choice! The prix fixe menu was great value and the food was well presented and well prepared. The restaurant itself was very busy when we went ( which we... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I've been here several times over the years, mostly for lunch. The food is always fresh and prepared to perfection. We had a birthday party for a friend this weekend and although there were 18 of us attending, the server took quite good care of us. The menu varies quite a bit and I like that. There's always something new... More

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Meriden, NH
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

bb's doesn't look that exotic, but the menu has a number of surprises. I had vermillion snapper, which was excellent. The others had the Prix Fixe menu and were pleased throughout. The waitstaff was attentive, but not too busy to explain some of the more unusual offerings, and they got us out in time for the theater! I absolutely plan... More

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Ft. Lauderdale
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Oh my! Pure bliss. From the Tuscan White Bean and Kale Soup, to the Almond Crusted Calamari to the Duck Wonton Napoleon...words can't begin to describe the wonderfulness of this restaurant. I wished I lived in Jacksonville, so I could eat there daily. There is nothing on the menu that is not exceptional. Friends that live in Jacksonville and met... More

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

My wife & I have just returned from 3 months in Jacksonville. As we enjoy good food we dined at all the best restaurants in Jacksonville (and Amelia Island). Overall BB's was our favorite for lunch and dinner. The food is very good. The shrimp bisque is delicious, the crab dishes are imaginative and the fish is freshly sourced each... More

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Atlanta, GA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We were visiting Jacksonville for the weekend and used TripAdvisor to find BB's, listed as third best place in town. We agree - It was very good! We went back two days later for lunch on our way out of town. Try it. You will not be sorry. Their prices are very good too.

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Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Great happy hour spot. wonderful drinks and desserts! First impressions wasn't so good (no one greeted us, a bit too formal), but once seated, the service was good and there was lots of selection. Our group did appies, wine, cocktails, and the dessert case.

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