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Feast your eyes on the best Jacksonville businesses to prep for your Thanksgiving

Grassroots Natural Market | Photo: Santi R./Yelp

The Thanksgiving holiday is coming up, which means it's time to find your stretchy pants and think about what you're thankful for this year.

Whether you'll be feasting with family and friends or spending a quiet Nov. 28, we've got a roundup of Thanksgiving-themed things to do and get in preparation for the big day. From groceries to beer and wine shops to bakeries, Hoodline crunched the numbers to find Jacksonville's top go-to spots for the holiday, using both Yelp data and our own methodology to produce a curated list.


Responsible for dessert, but haven't got the time or energy? Head to one of Jacksonville's top bakeries, all of which are cranking out autumnal-inspired baked goods and sweet treats perfect for Thanksgiving.

1. The French Pantry

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Topping the list is The French Pantry. Located at 6301 Powers Ave., the bakery, which offers sandwiches, salads and more, is the highest-rated bakery in Jacksonville, boasting 4.5 stars out of 728 reviews on Yelp.

2. Sippers Coffeehouse

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Next up is Sippers Coffeehouse, situated at 7643 Gate Parkway, Suite #101. With 4.5 stars out of 183 reviews on Yelp, the bakery and breakfast and brunch spot, serving coffee and tea and more, has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Aroma Corner

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Aroma Corner, located at 5111 Baymeadows Road, Suite #12, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the bakery and breakfast and brunch spot, which offers coffee and tea and more, 4.5 stars out of 167 reviews.


As friends and family prepare to gather, head to one of Jacksonville's best grocery stores to stock up on supplies before it's too late.

1. Pinegrove Market & Deli

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Topping the list is the Pinegrove Market & Deli. Located at 1511 Pinegrove Ave., the grocery store, deli and butcher is the highest-rated grocery store in Jacksonville, boasting 4.5 stars out of 168 reviews on Yelp.

2. Grassroots Natural Market

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Next up is the Grassroots Natural Market, situated at 2007 Park St. With 4.5 stars out of 84 reviews on Yelp, the grocery store and health market, which offers sandwiches and more, has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Whole Foods Market

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Whole Foods Market, located at 10601 San Jose Blvd., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the grocery store, beer bar and specialty food spot four stars out of 157 reviews.


Not everyone can pull off the perfect home-cooked side dish. What you can do — so long as you're 21 or older — is come prepared with a six-pack of quality beer or a fitting bottle of wine. To help you get the goods, here's a roundup of Jacksonville's top beer and wine shops.

1. Cost Plus World Market

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Topping the list is the Cost Plus World Market. Located at 11111 San Jose Blvd., Suite #5, the furniture store, which offers home decor, beer, wine and spirits and more, is the highest-rated beer, wine and spirits spot in Jacksonville, boasting 4.5 stars out of 43 reviews on Yelp.

2. The Coffee Grinder

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Next up is The Coffee Grinder, situated at 9834 Old Baymeadows Road. With four stars out of 94 reviews on Yelp, the cafe, which offers coffee and tea, beer, wine and spirits and more, has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Grape & Grain Exchange

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The Grape & Grain Exchange, located at 2000 San Marco Blvd., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cocktail bar, which offers beer, wine and spirits and more, 4.5 stars out of 111 reviews.


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