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Taverna

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1986 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207 (Atlantic Boulevard)
19043983005
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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
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, Florida, USA
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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Thank SLNJax
San Francisco, California
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117 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Thank DIOGENES L
Jacksonville, Florida
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Thank Deborah G
Jacksonville, Florida
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120 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Thank Jadeyjade07
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

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Thank Mary S
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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

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Thank Charlene M
Fleming Island, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Loved the brunch menu! Had the egg crepe which had eggs, spinach, Gruyere and mushrooms in it. delicious! My husband had the Taverna hash and loved it as well. Said the homemade sausage in it was so good. Atmosphere was on the rustic side and lovely although it could get a bit loud. Service was attentive but not intrusive. Would... More 

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Thank Beth S
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Food was good but it was soooo loud that you couldn't hear your partner or the waiter. Was expecting a quieter venue. Cocktails were creative and the service was very good. Not the place I would take a date unless I didn't care. I would go back for the food, but only after ensuring it was going to be a... More 

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Thank Bill H
Jacksonville, Florida
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Indoor (takes reservations) and outdoor (first come, first served) lunch/dining on San Marco's Square in Jacksonville. Depending on patrons, restaurant can be very loud.

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Thank Fausto G
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

What an amazing experience! There were 8 of us so we tried basically every appetizer. Every one amazing. The truffle fries were a big hit! I finished w the short rib which was superb. Randi was our server and she was extremely professional but fun and knew her menu. Only downside was the cramped seating. Barely able to eat with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $32
Cuisine
Gluten Free
Meals
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
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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
    (Atlantic Boulevard)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: 19043983005
Description
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?