Jax Fish Fry brings fish and chips and more to Swamp
Called Jax Fish Fry, the newcomer is located at 8380 Baymeadows Road in Swamp. Owners Dori Blockberger-Alexanian and Roger Alexanian, who grew up on a good fish fry in Upstate New York, decided to bring that experience to South Florida, notes the Jacksonville Business Journal. Jax Fish Fry has already attracted fans thus far, with a 4.5-star rating out of 34 reviews on Yelp. Clams were good, and the cod fish was crisp, flavorful, flaky and well executed. Jax Fish Fry is open from 11 a.m.–5 p.m. on Monday-Saturday.
Jacksonville's top 5 wine bars, ranked
Wondering where to find the best wine bars near you? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top wine bars in Jacksonville, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill. With four stars out of 365 reviews on Yelp, the Italian spot and wine bar has proved to be a local favorite. Firebirds Wood Fired GrillPHOTO: Lisa d./YELPFirebirds Wood Fired Grill, a wine bar that offers steaks, seafood and more in Windy Hill, is another go-to, with four stars out of 256 Yelp reviews. Stop by 10601 San Jose Blvd., Suite 109, to hit up the Italian spot and piano bar the next time you're looking to satisfy your cravings for wine.
Island Wing Company brings chicken wings and more to Windy Hill
Craving chicken wings? The fresh addition to Windy Hill, called Island Wing Company, is located at 4409 Southside Blvd. Island Wing Company offers fast casual comfort foods in a relaxed, island-inspired sports bar environment. On the menu, expect to see items like tacos, fried chicken wings, burgers, sandwiches and fried shrimp. Head on over to check it out: Island Wing Company is open from 11 a.m.–2 a.m. daily.
The 5 best steakhouses in Jacksonville
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top steakhouses in Jacksonville, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture when cravings strike. Terra Gaucha Brazilian Steakhousephoto: terra gaucha brazilian steakhouse/yelpFirst on the list is Terra Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse. in Windy Hill, the steakhouse, Brazilian and buffet spot is the highest-rated steakhouse in Jacksonville, boasting 4.5 stars out of 579 reviews on Yelp. Salento Colombian Steakhousephoto: salento colombian steahouse/yelpNext is Southwood's Salento Colombian Steakhouse, situated at 11018 Old St. Augustine Road. This story was created automatically using local business data, then reviewed and augmented by an editor.
Bonchon brings Korean fare to Golden Glades/The Woods
Looking to chow down on some Korean fare? Called Bonchon, the new addition is located in Golden Glades/The Woods at 13423 Beach Blvd., Suite 104. Bonchon is a chain that specializes in authentic Korean street fare, such as fried chicken wings, fried rice and Japchae glass noodles. On the menu, you can also expect to see items like Korean tacos, steamed pork buns and udon noodle soup. Our table shared the seasoned fries (fries tossed with house seasoning and parmesan, topped with parsley and served with ketchup).
Here are the freshest new businesses to launch in Jacksonville
From a New American spot to a medical spa, read on for a rundown of the newest spots to open around town. Jumpin' Jax House Of Foodphoto: clint m./yelpWander over to 20 W. Adams St. in Downtown Jacksonville and you'll find Jumpin' Jax House Of Food, a New American spot, offering burgers and salads. Jumpin' Jax House Of Food offers a mushroom Swiss burger, The Caveman pizza, Greek chicken salad and more. VIO Med SpaPhoto: VIO med Spa/YelpNew to 13820 Old St. Augustine Road, Suite 401 in Del Rio is VIO Med Spa, a medical spa, skincare and body contouring spot. VIO Med Spa provides CoolSculpting, facials, microneedling and more.
New traditional American spot Clara's Tidbits debuts in Mandarin
If you've got traditional American on the mind, a recent opening is need-to-know. Located at 12276 San Jose Blvd., Unit #709 in Mandarin, the newcomer is called Clara's Tidbits. This spot offers both lunch and a catering service. And Nick W. wrote, "Finally, a consistently good lunch option for this area! Clara's Tidbits is now open, so swing on by and experience it for yourself.
Jacksonville's 3 top spots for affordable tacos
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable taco spots in Jacksonville, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike. Nacho Tacophoto: far d./yelpTopping the list is Nacho Taco. Located at 751 Stockton St., the food stand, which offers tacos and more, is the highest-rated budget-friendly taco spot in Jacksonville, boasting 4.5 stars out of 256 reviews on Yelp. Yelper Nolan N., who reviewed Taco Libre on Dec. 30, wrote, "This spot has the best burritos in town! Mr. Tacophoto: andie t./yelpMr. Taco, a Tex-Mex spot that offers tacos and more, is another budget-friendly go-to, with four stars out of 217 Yelp reviews.
Jacksonville's top 5 food trucks to visit now
Fusion Food TruckPhoto: deirdre h./YelpFirst on the list is the Fusion Food Truck. Located at Southside Boulevard, the food truck, vegetarian and Asian fusion spot is the highest-rated food truck in Jacksonville, boasting 4.5 stars out of 90 reviews on Yelp. Blazin AznPhoto: charity w./YelpBlazin Azn, located at 3814 Beach Blvd., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the food truck and Asian fusion spot 4.5 stars out of 53 reviews. You can find the food truck and Mexican spot at 8779-8799 103rd St. This story was created automatically using local business data, then reviewed and augmented by an editor.
Panda Express opens new location in East Arlington
A new Panda Express outpost has opened for business at 11929 Atlantic Blvd. Check out the original orange chicken dish among the entrees at this chain spot. With a four-star rating out of three reviews on Yelp so far, the new arrival has made a promising start. Sara G., who was among the first Yelpers to review the new spot on Nov. 25, wrote, "The manager personally came up to us and asked about our experience and gave my son a Panda Express football and frisbee. Panda Express is open from 10:30 a.m.–10 p.m. on Monday-Thursday, 10:30 a.m.–10:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m.–9:30 p.m. on Sunday.