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Clara's Tidbits Restaurant & Catering

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1076 Hendricks Ave., San Marco, Jacksonville, FL 32207
+1 904-396-0528
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

best chix salad in Jacksonville, also the catering for office functions is very easy and the potato salad is very good they have an excellent salad bar

Thank 901zap
Clara L, Owner at Clara's Tidbits Restaurant & Catering, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We value our customer's input and are pleased that you like our chicken salad and potato salad as well as our catering service. Hope to see you in one of our stores soon! More 

Jacksonville, Florida
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clara's Tidbits has many, many different sandwiches, salads and soups and a couple of desserts, all of which are good. However, the best is their Chicken Salad sandwich (I like the wrap). It comes with a side (potato salad!!!) and a pickle. They always have a half and half special that I get - 1/2 sandwich with either a salad... More 

Thank staylor9999
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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264 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

Met an old friend here for lunch. Parking was plentiful behind the busy restaurant. There is even a golf cart shuttle if wanted. Restaurant wasn't fancy. Close seating. Lots of sandwich options. Salad bar looked good. Known for Pita chips. Local news celebrities (WJXT-TV) eat here. Main complaint was noise. Hard to talk with friends with loud order numbers being... More 

Clara L, Owner at Clara's Tidbits Restaurant & Catering, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Restaurant. We appreciate you and love your comments! We hope to see you and your friends soon. More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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88 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

I work just around the corner, and my office has used Tidbits for catering quite a few times over the years. I finally made it to the actual restaurant this week, which is spacious and was not over crowded during the lunch hour. The food options are at bit on the odd side, with various greens, spreads, and/or jams added... More 

Thank Clint C
Clara L, Owner at Clara's Tidbits Restaurant & Catering, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments and love the feedback. Our Catering travels all over the city and love it when customers get to come to one of our locations. More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

Ive been a regular customer since they opened in 1985. I have never had a bad experience with them. The food is always fresh & delicious and the service is always friendly & fast. Lunch time can get really busy, so if you're in a rush, make sure you call ahead for pickup. Their menu consists of soups, salads, sandwiches... More 

Thank MzMimi904
Clara L, Owner at Clara's Tidbits Restaurant & Catering, responded to this review

Wow! We love your review and all your comments. Having a restaurant over 30 years old, we get to see our loyal customers and always experience new customers coming in. It's been a pleasure serving the local Jacksonville community and look forward to many more years! More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I work close to this area and many people in my office love tidbits. It's not for me though. I feel like my grandmother would love this place but it's just so tired and dated inside. The food is okay, but isn't great. Some love the potato salad, but I think it's overrated. I will probably go again with coworkers... More 

Thank Rahoolio
Clara L, Owner at Clara's Tidbits Restaurant & Catering, responded to this review

Hi Rahoolio, Thank you for taking the time to give us your thoughts. We hope you do come and join us for lunch again, please ask for me I would love to meet you and serve you some of my Mama's Homemade Desserts. We take pride in everything we cook, we are a from scratch kitchen just like your grandmother... More 

Jacksonville, FL
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Their lemon squares are to due for! Avoid going in the 12-1 lunch; too crowded. But, either side of that - go! All the good is very good. But, get the lemon squares!

Thank Mark E
Jacksonville, Florida
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77 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed Tidbits for a quick lunch with colleagues at this local favorite for really good quality sandwiches and home prepared food near San Marco and just across the Main Street Bridge near Downtown Jacksonville, Florida. I ordered a tasty chicken salad sandwich on French bread, made with a quality chicken breast recipe with a good choice of seasonings. I recommend... More 

Thank Guy R
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

I love this place! Garlic mashed potatoes are perfect, they need no additional seasoning. I also had the chicken salad which was delicious. I am not a fan of mayonnaise, so I'm kinda particular about any foods containing mayonnaise, the chicken salad has nice big chunks of chicken and just enough mayo to keep it moist - Perfect!!!

Thank Angela G
Crystal River, Florida
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56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Had meeting at the Florida Baptist Convention Office. Walked to Tidbits for lunch with our group. Everything was prepared to perfection and everyone was pleased with their meals. A very good place for an excellent lunch.

Thank Luther W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cajun & Creole, Healthy
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1076 Hendricks Ave., San Marco, Jacksonville, FL 32207
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-396-0528
Clara's Tidbits is a Lunch and Catering Restaurant. We've been in business since 1985, at the same location and with the same owners, Greg and Clara LeBLanc. We really focus on fresh foods, great service and fair prices. People come because they can count on the quality and freshness of the food. Our staff is so amazing, we take pride on our great customer service creating a better experience than what you'd expect in a lunch spot. We serve fresh salads, homemade soups and great sandwiches made with care and love. It's simple, but we're going to make sure the ingredients are the freshest we can find. Our concept has always been the same, but we're always evolving and updating. Consistency is really important to us so the majority of our Menu has been the same for most of our 30 plus years. Greg is Cajon, Clara is French and they both come from Restaurant families and both have chef/management experience prior to opening Tidbits. All the recipes have been created from Greg and Clara and Family recipes, like Mama's Peach Bread Pudding and Chicken and Sausage Gumbo.

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