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The French Pantry

6301 Powers Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32217-2217
+1 904-730-8696
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (213 reviews)
“bruschetta” (113 reviews)
“bread” (234 reviews)
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French, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6301 Powers Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32217-2217
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Valdosta, Georgia, USA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Okay it’s costly but worth it!! I had the grilled shrimp po boy! Amazing! Of course a dessert was imperative and talk about a mouth-gasm! You have to try the wedding cake. Stand in the line...it’s worth every minute!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never a bad lunch at the French Pantry. You must be willing to sit at a table with strangers, much like Europe. Remember to order dessert to share or take, a wonderful completion to an excellent lunch.

Thank myc1013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The French pantry is a wonderful choice for lunch! All of the food is absolutely delicious. The only downside is there is always a long wait and you often have to sit at a table with other people, which I kind of like but just...More

Thank Kristi V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the Sandwiches are Very good and well thought out. Service is prompt and friendly. The Bread and Cakes are the Bomb!!! this Bakery's baked products are Awesome. the down side is they're only open for 3 hours. I recommend going an hour before closing the...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really recommend this place- they are usually full but their service is fast. Their bread and the entire menu is fresh and delicious! It is a good place for breakfast as well. You won’t regret it.

Thank Margie N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything here is so good, but may I suggest that you try the strawberry wedding cake! Limited hours AND space but worth it.

Thank nujeru74
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not a grand French restaurant. It's more like a bistro in Paris. The line forms early, but moves quickly. The sandwiches are fresh cut and made with their own bread. You will sit at a table with others who happen to be there...More

Thank Jaxgirl2103
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get there early because there is a big line to get in. The food is great, but the seating is crowded and has a soup kitchen feel. It’s not a place to hang out and chat or you will get the “look.” In our case,...More

Thank carolsparks2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I first arrived to Jacksonville many years ago, people asked me to have lunch at French Pantry, when I first visited, I was pleasantly surprised as from outside building did not really look like housing one of the best eateries in Jacksonville. Salads and...More

1  Thank ysivar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We both got different sandwiches and they were delicious and big. We also got dessert which was fresh and tasty. One of my favorites for lunch spot!

Thank Rocky1121j
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June 1, 2017|
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Response from Beth L | Reviewed this property |
No not that I know of.
October 31, 2016|
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Response from Stonend | Reviewed this property |
You can't make reservations. But, they do accommodate large groups, if you call ahead and tell them how many are planned. I've been to a couple Meetups there where they made accommodations.
Nancy R
November 11, 2015|
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Response from sightseeker29 | Reviewed this property |
I heard that it was sold, but haven't heard any word on a new location. So sad to see the original owners leave. They're a hard act to follow!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
11:00 AM - 2:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6301 Powers Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32217-2217
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-730-8696
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