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Parsons Seafood

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1451 Atlantic Boulevard, Neptune Beach, FL, Neptune Beach, FL 32266
+1 904 595-5789
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Gainesville, Georgia
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279 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

This place is not pretty. They have some cool fish hanging in the dining room, but nothing is fancy. The food was good - some better than others - and there was LOTS of it. The prices were quite good for how much food we received. Our waitress was a dear!

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Thank pitterpat000
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
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208 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

As it was my brother-in-laws birthday and knowing how much he likes seafood, it was a "no brainer" to take him to Parson's for his birthday. It had been a while since my wife had been back and we were looking forward to it. As in previous visits the quality of the food was outstanding and fresh. The price was... More 

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Thank John A
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

There were good reviews of Parsons and a great menu. Things turned sour from the start when our 20 minute wait turned into an hour for 5 people. Things got worse as we saw a huge cockroach before our food came. We got our meal and there goes another cockroach across the wall near us. Three of five of us... More 

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Thank Park P
Grapevine, Texas
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

Great fresh seafood. Lots to choose from. Fixed anyway you want it. This place is off the beat'n path. So it has plenty of easy access parking compared to everything else at Jacksonville Beach. More food than my wife and I could get away with. Great friendly fast service. And the prices are right. We experienced no rudeness. This place... More 

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Thank PMM42
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We had a party of 10 and had no trouble being seated within 5 mins of arriving. First thing we noticed were the great priced drink specials! The food was also reasonably priced. We started w raw oysters and gator tail, both really good but the oysters stood out. Good size and tasty. I could not resist the Mariners Platter,... More 

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Thank Allen G
Roanoke, Virginia
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

A party of 5 of us went to this restaurant to have lunch on Friday, we had no idea that we would be treated so poorly by the waiter that served us. I typically prefer to keep quiet when I'm displeased or unsatisfied with the service at a restaurant until after I leave, although my colleagues did not feel the... More 

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Thank Thomas S
Indianapolis, Indiana
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161 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Don't go looking for a gorgeous building- go for great seafood prepared by people who care! This locally own restaurant could be in a big fancy building but you'd pay more. We enjoyed peel and eat shrimp, popcorn shrimp, and two orders of shrimp and scallops. The dinners came with two sides and the lunch prices are crazy- $11.99 for... More 

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Fleming Island, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

The most terrible experience I've had a a restaurant ever was today at Parson's Seafood. I was only in the area as I had auto repair work being done by the BMW Auto Mechanic down the street. The mechanics referred me to Parson's to eat while I waited on my car. I walked into Parson's and watched as the waiter... More 

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5 Thank MsProducer
michaelparsons65, Owner at Parsons Seafood, responded to this review

I'm very disturbed about your review stating one of my server is racist, since they know how I feel about the subject. My son in law is African American and my beautiful grandson is African American, my future daughter in law is African American and my adopted daughter is Filipino. The looks and comments she received when she was out... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

I was in town on business and stopped here for dinner after reading the reviews. Salmon was the best. Seafood Delight was very tasty and large enough for two. The seafood Gumbo was amazing. Other reviews have complained about the service but we found just the opposite. Friendly and food came out very fast. The place does need to be... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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780 reviews
377 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,015 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

This restaurant is located off the beaten path and so slightly hard to find. Went into the restaurant for lunch around 1:30 PM and the place was empty; did not even see an employee. Place had a terrible musty smell and looked rundown. Turned around and walked out so can't attest to the food quality.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1451 Atlantic Boulevard, Neptune Beach, FL, Neptune Beach, FL 32266
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Neptune Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904 595-5789
Description
Established 1966 in Mayport, FL

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?