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333 N Laura St, Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 359-5785
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Catch of Day: Tile fish

I had the blackened catch of the day. It was my 1st time having tile fish. The fish was on top if a creamy corn and surrounded by crispy collards. The dish was well crafted and the taste combination was spot on.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Oak Park, Illinois, United States
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St. Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is a lovely café tucked inside MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) in downtown Jacksonville. My companion and I both had salads - hers was roasted beets and fingerling potatoes on a bed of kale with beet frizzles. Mine was a fantastic Japanese noodle salad with shrimp that had a bed of spring greens and a balsamic dressing. The restaurant... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I had the blackened catch of the day. It was my 1st time having tile fish. The fish was on top if a creamy corn and surrounded by crispy collards. The dish was well crafted and the taste combination was spot on.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

A fabulous spot tucked inside MOCA Jacksonville. The ambiance is clean, light, and open--as you might expect of a contemporary art museum. The menu is fresh and eclectic but trends toward southern-style dishes, ie. the sweet potato nachos. For my main, I usually order the black bean burger or the beet salad.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

nice place, nice food, nice service. Those that eat there are probobly expensing it off an account or our taxes. All suits and ties. Don't get me wrong food is good and so is the service it's just way more expensive than it should be. Lunch is 14-20 per person without tea or a drink. Nice but I'll try the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Sitting adjacent to Hemming Park and inside the Museum of Contemporary Art is the dining surprise in downtown Jacksonville. The menu is so interesting and varied, I had a difficult time determining my lunch order. Based on the waiter's recommendation, I tried the Shrimp & Grits. It was the best Shrimp & Grits, I have ever had. The grits are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We actually tried the Mother's Day brunch today. The atmosphere was eclectic and the food was fresh and flavorful. Even the kids food was well thoughtful. However, parking was kind of a nightmare and I thought the price point was too high. We also visited MOCA, which is easy when dining here.

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Ordered the $16 grouper salad for lunch, I'm thinking it was maybe 2 ounces of fish, maybe 3 fork fulls worth. The bread that came out first was the best part of the meal, nice homemade flavored butter, good atmosphere you can watch the goers by downtown, but I will not be going back. For this price could have gone... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Hmm, what are the positives. Ambience was nice, it was in the museum. Food, was ok, it needed a little seasoning, but good. Service with a smile, didn't get it. Our waiter "j" was a lacking a little. He appeared to be a little preoccupied. But overall it was ok, would I come again; no. But you may enjoy it.

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Cincinnati, OH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

A little cafe in the Jacksonville Museum of Contemporary Art. Somewhat upscale, eclectic menu with lunch entrees averaging $10 - $12. Portions are ample, almost big enough to share. Good selection of salads, wraps, and other luncheon fare. You wouldn't want to eat there every day but it's convenient if you are visiting the museum.

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Vancouver, B.C.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

There didn't seem much to choose from in the downtown area. As my wife and I walked to the Museum of Contemporary Art we saw that it had a Cafe. Our experiences with cafes in European Museums have all been positive so we decided to give it a try. The food selection was good and intriguing, but more important, it... More 

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Address: 333 N Laura St, Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone Number: (904) 359-5785
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Address: 333 N Laura St, Jacksonville, FL 32202
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: (904) 359-5785
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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