Favorite Places to Visit in Jacksonville Beach
Updated: Mar 23
Kalvera Skin Therapy: Jacksonville Beach is not only surrounded by amazing beaches, there are also plenty of great restaurants and activities nearby. Enjoy this list of the Kalvera Skin Therapy team's favorite places to try on your next visit to the Jacksonville Beach area!
Southern Grounds Coffee: With multiple locations throughout the Greater Jacksonville Beach area, including San Marcos, Neptune Beach, and Avondale, Southern Grounds does more than just quench your caffeine fix. Kalvera Tip: Visit their Neptune Beach location on Friday and Saturday nights to enjoy live music just steps from the beach.
TacoLu: A locally owned business serving up tacos and margaritas in a fun patio vibe. Kalvera Tip: They offer a pretty thorough vegan menu.
Sago coffee: Offering great coffee and neighborly conversation in a hip indoor, outdoor space. Kalvera Tip: Keep an eye on their Instagram for announcements of pop-up markets featuring goods from local vendors!
Eleven South: A great place for cocktails, apps, date night or to celebrate a special occasion.
Catullo’s Italian: A food truck turned restaurant serving up classic Italian dishes. Kalvera Tip: Though it may be worth the wait, make a reservation ahead of time as the small space gets packed fast.
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Sub Cultured: Best spot for sandwiches, salads, and loaded fries (or fries covered in all sorts of amazingness). Kalvera Tip: Don’t leave without trying the Philly Cheesesteak.
Jumpin Jax House of Food: Multiple locations throughout Jacksonville make this a great spot for gourmet quality, takeout food. Order the 904 club and thank us later. Kalvera Tip: Order online ahead of time to beat the lunchtime rush.
Beaches Town Center: Just 12 miles from Downtown Jacksonville, Beaches Town Center is a great place to shop local and embrace the coastal lifestyle. Kalvera Tip: After you’re all shopped out, catch a stroll along the bordering beaches.
Hawker's Asian Street Fare: Once you try it, you’ll understand why they’ve received 1000’s of 5-star reviews. Look no further for a delicious, casual meal. Kalvera Tip: Order the Roti Canai and get ready for a party in your mouth.
Lemon Bar: Nestled right against Neptune Beach, this is the best place to finish up day drinking and hear live music. Kalvera Tip: Get there Monday-Friday before 5 pm to enjoy happy hour.
Fancy Sushi: Looking for classic sushi at a fair price? You’ll find it at this small yet cozy Neptune Beach restaurant.
Brewhound Dog Park + Bar: Furry friend in tow? Stop by this dog park and let your pup play while you enjoy a coffee or cold beer. Kalvera Tip: This is a membership-based park but day passes are available for $8 a day, per dog.
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Ponte Vedra Beach
Valley Smoke: Ethnically inspired bbq and an amazing bourbon selection? Yes please! Kalvera Tip: Don’t skip the house-made sauces.
Aqua Grill: Located on the lake in Sawgrass Village, Aqua Grill combines coastal flair with local ingredients. Kalvera Tip: Sit on the covered patio and soak in the water views.
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