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Jacksonville Landing

2 Independent Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32202-5058
+1 904-353-1188
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Needs a major renovation

Went to visit on a hot and humid day in late June. After navigating the many detours to find the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Argyle S
Sad, just sad.

As a Jacksonville native of 50+ years, there once was a time when we enjoyed hanging out at the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jacksonville, Florida
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Nestled along the gorgeous St. Johns River in Downtown Jacksonville, The Jacksonville Landing is home to year-round entertainment, a wide variety of waterfront dining options and a cozy inside shopping mall all of which are sure to complete an afternoon or evening of fun. For more than 25 years, The Jacksonville Landing has been the spot to stop in downtown Jacksonville. The Landing hosts more than 600 events each year including Florida/Georgia Weekend Celebrations, the annual Christmas Tree Lighting, New Year’s Eve and TaxSlayer Bowl Celebrations, St. Patrick’s Day and July 4th. Weekly events include live weekend entertainment in the center courtyard offering a variety of music including classic rock, oldies, contemporary, jazz, and top 40. The Landing also hosts a myriad of events for the community such as charity walks and runs and the Earth Day Ecology Fair. There is always something going on at The Jacksonville Landing, and a complete list of all Landing events can be found in the events section. Restaurants at The Landing provide a great view of the gorgeous St. Johns River. Visiting each restaurant is like experiencing a different cuisine and a different atmosphere each time you make your way to Downtown Jacksonville. All of the restaurants are open seven-days-a-week for lunch and dinner with the exception of Village Bread Cafe, which is open for breakfast and lunch. The Landing is also home to Mavericks Live, a nightclub which offers a variety of late-night entertainment plus national concert acts for a fun night full of dancing and good times.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average31%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible12%
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2 Independent Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32202-5058
+1 904-353-1188
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to visit on a hot and humid day in late June. After navigating the many detours to find the place I discovered that parking on the street wasn't as bad as feared. The place was pretty dead with a lot of empty windows for...More

Thank Argyle S
Jacksonville L, Director of Marketing and Events at Jacksonville Landing, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, Argyle, The Jacksonville Landing is continuously looking for a way to improve and revamp our property. For example, check out our most recent project of The Landing Walls on our website. Additionally, we recommend you visit us during one of our events in which...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

As a Jacksonville native of 50+ years, there once was a time when we enjoyed hanging out at the landing, the days of Fat Tuesdays and several other great places to have a fun night out with friends. This was many years ago as it...More

Thank VoodooUdo
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Landing has been a landmark in Jacksonville for many years, however in that amount of time it has become run down. There is probably something for you to find to do or possibly a shop to go into if you are local and you're...More

Thank M H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the landing because it was very close to my hotel, I was looking for a restaurant but many of the places are out of business, there are only an Irish pub, a pizzeria and a couple of fast food places. It's really a...More

Thank Mischievoustrip
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice set up...... Has a few bars...... A few clubs at night.......just seems like its not enough cool people here.......Jacksonville just doesn't have that cool south Florida vibe........ But the landing is still alright certain nights........

Thank blksalior
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to The Landing with some girlfriends for lunch before seeing "The Jersey Boys". I was disappointed to see that it was mostly an area of empty, closed up shops, with a distinct feeling of being uncomfortable and not quite safe. There's so much...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I took his niece and nephew here to here music and walk around. The atmosphere was very nice and relaxing. We sit by the river and watched the river flow by. We go here at least once a month. And it's great...More

Thank karen s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this place few time during different times of the day and I had to agree with people who said that not much to see. Bunch of restaurants for beer drinkers. In the morning we were not able to find good place for breakfast....More

Thank Igorek007
Jacksonville L, Director of Marketing & Events at Jacksonville Landing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Igorek007, thank you for taking the time to review your experience. We invite you to instead join us during one of our weekly events. A list can be found on our website at jacksonvillelanding.com

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I had viewed the brochure for Jacksonville Landing, as well as the website. As they say "false advertisement," "pictures are deceiving," and "don't believe everything you see on the internet." This place was nasty! Inside and out! Lots of the "shopping stores"...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I we love visiting the Jacksonville Landing great places to eat great view of the water and great live music

Thank Angelique H
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What parking lots are the easiest to get in & out of (and safest) within walking distance of the Landing during an event?
3 March 2017|
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Response from Georgia Family T | Reviewed this property |
Parking is an issue at the Landing. Be prepared to walk!