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1986 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207-3212 (Atlantic Boulevard)
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Jacksonville, FL
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192 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I went for dinner and it was pricey, but delightful. The parmesan truffle fries appetizer were DELICIOUS! My husband had the wedge salad and I had the barrata mozzarella caprese salad that was yummy, although I would prefer balsamic vinegar to the fig chutney. I had the ravioli and added the hanger steak to it, and although... More 

Thank DHancock
Brooklyn, New York
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has a beautiful, locally sourced menu. We had excellent service, and everything from the appetizers to dessert was clearly carefully considered by the chef and staff. I am a picky eater who looks for healthy but tasty, fresh options and this is a perfect, upscale spot for this! The space is calming and well-appointed, not noisy. Great wine... More 

Thank 4ToJet
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here many times and the food is always wonderful. I went on my Birthday and they offered me a mimosa or cookies. I decided on cookies, they were so fresh and a good variety. Service was excellent, the food takes a while, it is made to order. I normally go for lunch and get a salad with... More 

Thank MauiLani
Jacksonville, Florida
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has a lovely ambiance and delicious food. I like that they have both indoor and outdoor seating with a nice view of San Marco Square. I especially love their Bucatini Crab Carbonara. My mouth is watering just thinking about it. Can't wait to get back to enjoy it again!

Thank SingleTraveler48
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
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56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I was invited to lunch with a friend and we ended up at Taverna! I had only had dinner here (several times!) I am happy to say that lunch is just as delightful as dinner. I had the Cobb salad and it was crispy and very fresh.

Thank SLNJax
San Francisco, California
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120 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Very nice! Great wines, nice atmposphere. Its highly doubtful that average locals are frequent at this place, and the slight upcharge for drinks is well worth it.

Jacksonville, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

My husband and I have been to Taverna several times and it never disappointed. The food had always been fresh and delicious. However, we were less than impressed on this last visit. It seems that management changed and the restaurant has suffered. Taverna has a beautiful bar. So how is it they only has 2 beer selections? I ordered a... More 

Thank Deborah G
Jacksonville, Florida
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126 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Went on a Saturday night with reservations for 8:30. We were immediately seated. The waiter was super personable and did a great job of explaining the menu and helping pick a wine. I ordered the special sirloin steak with crab meat and crispy fingerling potatoes. The steak was slightly overcooked for my medium request, but no biggie. Everything was delicious... More 

Thank Jadeyjade07
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant deserves to be in the top 5 in Jax. It is laughable that anyone would rate Maggianos higher. The food at Taverna is authentic and most importantly homemade and of the highest quality ingredients. We've been several times and it is always a delight. We live within walking distance of Maggianos and will never return. The difference in... More 

Thank Mary S
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75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We usually pop into Taverna after Sunday services at our church across the street. Call ahead if you want an outside table or you can opt for the communal table. It's fun to watch people passing by along San Marco Square. The bar is also a good option for dining. The main dining room can be a bit sterile in... More 

Thank Charlene M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $32
Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1986 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207-3212
    (Atlantic Boulevard)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: 19043983005
Taverna specializes in seasonal European cuisine heavily influenced by Italy and Spain using the freshed local ingredients.Our wine selection mirrors this philosphy with a focus on terroir driven wines from Spain and Italy and an emphasis on quality.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?