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Seafood Kitchen

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OUR STORY Let Seafood Kitchen serve you the freshest seafood Jacksonville has to offer. The Stuart's- father and son duo- have been serving ridiculously large portions at super low prices for 32 years and counting! Seafood Kitchen has a new face to share with Jacksonville. The Stuarts still hang their biggest catch on the wall, they still serve huge family portions, fishermen still boast about their latest catch, and generations of local patrons dine with tourist and businessmen on locally, and often owner caught seafood.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
American, Seafood
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews seafood shrimp gator tail trigger fish baked potato hush puppies fries key lime pie fresh fish lunch portion portions are huge took great care great waitress great food and service no frills melody liz
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We're in town, RV camping at Hanna Park and wanted some fresh seafood. This little restaurant did not disappoint. It's not fancy, but the food was fresh and delicious and the service was on point. They're hustling, but are still bring the Southern Hospitality we're...used to, being Floridians. The hushpuppies are sweet, the seafood au gratin meal my husband ordered was decadent. I had the whole-fried flounder and it was perfectly/lightly breaded and the fish was wonderfully sweet. We also had the blue crab appetizer; which was sweet and good. Fresh, casual, and didn't break the bank.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our waiter was Melissa, she was Fantastic! Food was Delicious!! It was our first visit and we will be bqck!!

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's definitely not fancy but the food is outstanding! Highly recommend. I had the flounder and it was excellent. They give you BIG portions.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed June 17, 2021 via mobile

We come to Jacksonville on a regular basis for medical care at the Mayo Clinic. When we do we always make sure to have at least one meal at the Seafood Kitchen. Our most current trip and visit to this great place to eat was...probably the best meal we’ve ever had there and that’s saying a lot! I had a great oyster stew appetizer - lots of oysters. Wife had seafood gumbo that she loved. We upgraded a side to very good side salads. Then we split a wonderful stuffed grouper. Stuffed with great crab meat - really a super taste. I had a big good baked potato for my second side and she had collards she really liked. Good hush puppies as well. And the prices are very reasonable. And service always friendly, courteous and efficient. We asked for “timed” servings and were accommodated in a way that enhanced our enjoyment versus most places putting everything in front of you at the same time. Just a very enjoyable meal. Not fancy - but very good! Highly recommend! You will enjoy!More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed June 17, 2021 via mobile

Service was fine. Tasteless fried shrimp. Prefab frozen and not Mayport shrimp. Won’t be back. They are busy and they are fast but not fresh seafood.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed May 22, 2021 via mobile

We took the jobs on the road to Jax Beach for a couple of weeks. On our first day we were reunited with Seafood Kitchen. Our last visit was in the mid-90’s! This is a fantastic local seafood restaurant with the freshest fare. In two...weeks time we have eaten or taken out from there four times! Every meal has been great! The dining room is nothing fancy, but it’s packed with folks, mainly locals. That was actually nice to see after the past 14 months of so much pandemic turmoil. We hope to go again before leaving!More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed March 20, 2021 via mobile

There is no shortage of great Seafood here in Northeast Florida and this place is in the top tier. Years ago this place was second-rate but then a new owner took over, renovated the place and renovated the menu as well. I ate so much...last night that I thought I was going to bust. It doesn't matter what you order it will all be delicious.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed February 28, 2021

We ate here on a busy Saturday night. We had a party of 9 - 5 kids, 10 and under, and 4 adults. Melody was a fantastic server. She anticipated our needs and was always one step ahead of us. The food came out quickly...and was delicious. I highly recommend the Red Royal shrimp. Portions were big and the prices reasonable. We will absolutely be back on our next visit to Atlantic Beach.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed February 10, 2021

I hate writing a mediocre review for a place where the food was so tasty. But as soon as we walked in I was uncomfortable with the closeness of the tables and people walking around without masks. But we'd just arrived in town, it was...so late and we were so tired that we stayed. I passed on the Maine Lobster - that is so not local - and went for the triggerfish which was really good. The grits were not the best I've had but the coleslaw and hushpuppies were delicious. My husband had the scallops and liked them. But I hated and was made so uncomfortable by our server who wore her mask more or less as a chin strap, with the top positioned just at the break in her lips so that she could talk over it. We are here for a month and thinking of moving here, but I'll not go back until Covid is history.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed February 5, 2021

Wanted to try a new seafood restaurant while in JAX for Mayo Clinic. Dr. had recommended Seafood Kitchen. Liz was our server and she was excellent. She knows her fish and represents the restaurant with unique enthusiasm. First time we've ever had trigger fish but...another review on TA had recommended it. We ordered it broiled and it was sweet and mild. Cole slaw was fresh and tartar sauce is made in-house . Key lime pie was excellent, peanut butter pie was good but not what I expected. Gumbo was the soup of the night and it had mild kick and a nice smokey flavor. Seafood Kitchen is very casual and very popular with in person dining and carry outs. We were early for dinner and I was comfortable where we were seated but, when full, the seating is too close for my comfort during Covid. Combine that with 3-4 people waiting at the door to pick up their food. Staff wore masks most of the time but few patrons entered wearing masks. Our lunch sized portions with tea and two desserts was close to $60 yet served on aluminum foil, as pictured. But, the fish and Liz are worth a return trip.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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October 8, 2017|
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Response from nathans72 | Property representative |
I’ve asked them to remove it several times. Seafoodkitchenab website for current pricing
October 1, 2017|
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Response from karenmV1616US | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Beer and Wine.
August 25, 2016|
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Response from nathans72 | Property representative |
We do not take reservations. However, we recommend you call ahead if you plan on bringing a large party! thank you and enjoy!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Seafood Kitchen

Yes, Seafood Kitchen offers takeout services.

Yes, Seafood Kitchen offers delivery services.

Yes, Seafood Kitchen is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Seafood Kitchen is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5