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Effina's Tuscan Grill

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501 Pelham Rd N, Jacksonville, AL 36265-1825
+1 256-782-0008
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (14 reviews)
“bread” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
501 Pelham Rd N, Jacksonville, AL 36265-1825
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Reviewed June 30, 2015

Excellent food & service! The pasta and seafood dishes are all delicious! Even though it is not a huge restaurant, the turnover time was minimal.

Thank Pam L
Reviewed June 11, 2015

Good food, though not authentic Italian. They offer interesting specials that have nothing whatsoever to do with Tuscany (I lived in Florence, Italy for nearly 8 months). There are good choices for pasta with a few varieties of sauce. Their ravioli with porcini mushrooms is...More

2  Thank J S
Reviewed May 25, 2015

Very nice staff and delicious food. Place seems fairly new. Probably one of the better restaurants in Jacksonville.

1  Thank Andrew W
Reviewed May 25, 2015

We stopped at Effina's after our bike ride Saturday. The wait staff was friendly and very nice, especially considering we were straight off the trail. They helped us sit where we could see the bike from inside. There was a big party upstairs, but we...More

1  Thank Sue F
Reviewed May 6, 2015

Yum....Stopped here on Friday May 1st prior to the graduation ceremony. It was also the weekend for the Talladaga races. Lots of people, tourists and locals. We came here from Tennessee and have never been to Effina's. This is one of the best restaurants and...More

3  Thank MaryannF650
Reviewed February 19, 2015

I thought when I read the reviews that I was in for a treat. I was disappointed. The side salad arrived with "rusty lettuce" and a price tag of $4.50. I ordered pasta….it was good but, I've had much better. The bread plate consisted of...More

2  Thank Spencer1952
Reviewed January 17, 2015

Before my experience tonight I had given Effina's 5 stars. But tonight (January 17th)...our children took my husband and me out for our anniversary. They chose Effinas because they know we love it. The food was excellent. I will continue to give it 5 stars....More

14  Thank Linda S
Reviewed December 2, 2014

I love the Chicken Picatta sautéed in a white wine, lemon and butter served over angel hair pasta with capers. The flavor was just right and I will order again. Each time I go to Effina's I love everything and the service is great. A...More

1  Thank Barb517
Reviewed November 26, 2014

The food is simply outstanding, there are not enough superlatives to adequately describe the taste. A party of three, we had Egg Plant Parmigiana, Ravioli with Alfredo Sauce and Chicken Marcela (my dish). I ate very slowly to insure that I was able to fully...More

1  Thank WDG52
Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Everything we have tried here has been very good and fresh.the voodoo pasta is excellent even though it's a little spicy.

1  Thank Anthony P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Pelham Rd N, Jacksonville, AL 36265-1825
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 256-782-0008
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