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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
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11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Jacksonville, Florida
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455 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

At this luncheon specialty venue, salads and sandwiches are featured. Customers place their orders at a counter, where lines move quickly. The dinning area is simple and clean. Food orders may be picked up when one's assigned number is called. One of my companions was known by staff, who delivered our orders to our table. As suggested by companion, I... More 

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Thank 2Starbirders
Clara L, General Manager at Clara's Tidbits Restaurant & Catering, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad your companion brought you in...Hope to see you again soon! More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 19, 2017

I've been going to Tidbits since they opened. Their chicken salad keeps me coming back. The service is quick because the majority of patrons are downtowners on a specific time break. I have never been given a wrong order or a bad meal. They've kept the same staff for years.

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Thank Val W
Clara L, General Manager at Clara's Tidbits Restaurant & Catering, responded to this review

Thank you for your review & your loyalty. We appreciate your business! More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 1, 2017

Menu choices are healthy and varied. Exquisite desert options, though limited; salad bar choices are great and fresh

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Thank Pat Turner J
Clara L, General Manager at Clara's Tidbits Restaurant & Catering, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We work hard to provide people with a healthy lunch option. Come try our strawberry shortcake on Wednesdays! More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 13, 2017

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

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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
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2017

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 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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287 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
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 

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Thank GRGADA
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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91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
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 

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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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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 

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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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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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 

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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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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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!

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Thank Mark E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
American, Cajun & Creole, Healthy
Meals
Lunch
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
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
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
Description
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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