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“Simply Outstanding”
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Ranked #125 of 2,013 Restaurants in Jacksonville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $80
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Private Dining, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Alford Place
Description: For over a decade, Matthew's Restaurant in San Marco has been one of Northeast Florida's most distinctive, innovative and elegant restaurants. Chef Matthew Medure has set the standard in fine dining with his unique menu options, impeccable service and attention to detail. The staff is at your service and prepared for your every need. The menu is carefully thought out each day to surprise and entertain your palate and to satisfy every distinctive taste.
Jacksonville, Florida
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208 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
“Simply Outstanding”
Reviewed February 13, 2013

If you are looking for sophisticated cuisine in a trendy place, this restaurant is doubtless one of the best choices in JAX, not to say the best.
We were a party of 4 and each of us gave a 5 for our dinner.
We chose scallops ($11) as a starter. Fully flavored, very tasty. But don't expect to get half a dozen of them. At Matthew's, portions are small; better focus on the taste than quantity.
Entrées were Veal Scallopini ($26), and Skate Wing (fish, $25). Both were excellent.
It was a saturday night, very crowded as usual, and the only glitch was that our waiter seemed somewhat overwhelmed and messed up with our choices.
However that was quickly fixed.

  • Visited February 2013
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St. Augustine, Florida
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102 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Matthew's never disappoints”
Reviewed February 3, 2013

We had an excellent evening, enjoying Matthew's new menu. Great food, a knowledgeable wait staff, lovely surroundings and a very good wine list, arranged conveniently by price.

  • Visited January 2013
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Providence, Rhode Island
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“You have to go here!”
Reviewed January 3, 2013

Amazing. Matthew's is on par with any New York restaurant. What a find in Florida! If you are exploring the food scene in Jax or greater Florida don't waste your time and money, start here. I cant believe we just found it a year ago. Have been there four times since and each meal has been as special as the last with service to match.

  • Visited May 2012
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Jacksonville, Florida
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126 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Jacksonville's best”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

The food at Matthews is unfailingly great. It becomes expensive if you order 4 courses, but its a good value for fabulous food. Service and ambience are 5 star

  • Visited April 2012
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Thank travlinman1946
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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“First Class Restaurant”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

Matthew's in San Marco is one of the finest restaurants if not the finest in Jacksonville. The food selection, preparation, and presentation is excellent. The wait staff are friendly and polite.I tell everyone that their personnel have the true meaning of manners when interacting with their patrons.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Mary S
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