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“Outstanding Food & Service in "looks may be deceiving" strip mall storefront”
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Jax Kitchen
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed March 21, 2013 via mobile

Outstanding Food & Service do not require a fancy stand alone location. Jax Kitchen instead focuses on creating unique, flavorful & inspiring entrees & appetizers accompanied by excellent and intimate service. I had the duck dish with four components that made for a flavorful and nicely complementary dinner; while my wife had the outstanding fish of the day ensemble.

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Thank jjduffy
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

This was our second visit to Jax and the first time we were very pleased. This time, not so much. The salad was a lovely mix of greens, figs and nuts but it was overdressed. The crispy salmon was good, but the butternut risotto had some sort of fatty pork in it which made it very heavy. My husband enjoyed his pork chops. A nice, different wine list. The pour size was a little skimpy. The dinner portions were so large, we didn't have room for dessert. Our server did a good job. Decent prices.

1  Thank yellowlabmom
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

This place is EXCELLENT, but before you decide to drop by, pick up the phone and make a phone call because this place is sooo popular you are lucky to get a table, unless you don't mind sitting at the bar....which is a very nice bar. Jax has great appetizers, like the Chef's Board which will have a combo of cheeses, prosciutto, fresh jam and tasty toasted nuts and bread, or maybe you'd rather the fried artichokes...incredible! Then go for the porterhouse style pork chops yum! Or fresh fish, everything here is served with passion and great wine pairings, just ask for suggestions, they will happily give them to you. Great happy hour too!

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Thank Maria44Tucson
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

Somewhat of a limited menu, but the items they do have make up for it. I would consider this modern American cuisine. The restaurant itself is small and very noisy, but still seems to have some intimacy. Our waitress did brag up the red velvet cake for dessert, and I thought it was just ok.

Thank CaboDude
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Reviewed March 7, 2013

Have eaten at the Abby (same owners) and expected the same. Much better. The tortia soup was as good as it gets. Burger was great. Wife's pasta also worth doing twice.

Thank Ted D
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