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Jaco's Bayfront Bar & Grille

997 S Palafox St, Pensacola, FL 32502-5977
+1 850-432-5226
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
“flatbread” (108 reviews)
Closed Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
997 S Palafox St, Pensacola, FL 32502-5977
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121 - 130 of 689 reviews

Reviewed 13 September 2016

Tapas, light dinners, great atmosphere. We like to walk in the marina after dinnet. Super tapas, I like the one with four fresh made spreads and fresh french bread. Love the lemon drop cocktails and martinis.

Thank Ray U
Reviewed 8 September 2016

After landing in Florida, we proceeded on to Jaco's. Found this restaurant on TripAdvisor when searching for a good lunch spot, not far from the airport. My husband and I dined outside and enjoyed the view . . . water, beautiful boats and pelicans. We...More

Thank Born2lovesnow
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The bar, the service, and the food ate top notch! You might pay for quality food and service, with a little of the sunset on the side, but it will all be a relaxing value by the end of the night. Set aside an evening...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Not the cheapest meal, but I always enjoy eating here! The parm fries ate amazing, the lettuce wraps are delicious pretty much anything else on the menu is great!

Thank LostTxAggie
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Great compamy my husband! Visiting area after 40 years. Great food, great service, beautiful weather and location, clean, no wait.

Thank KarenLSchwartz
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I didn't give the restaurant 4/5 stars as the service was poor. I don't say that often but the waitress literally took our drink order, brought the drinks, then we didn't see her again until we waived her down for to go boxes and the...More

Thank Adam-Margaux
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Pensacola downtown has been revitalized in recent years with interesting shops & restaurants. Jaco's sits .at the south end of this picturesque area. On the water with seating inside & out to view the beautiful vistas: yacht basin, circular park with fountains & ample easy...More

Thank AuldPensacola
Reviewed 29 August 2016

ate here for the first time this past weekend. one of the best meals we had in years. Minimal menu but what they have is perfectly prepared and presented. You can go casual to dressed up. service is very personable, our waiter, Brodie, was just...More

Thank djf58
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great variety - daily special of tuna, a burger, Cuban sandwich and kids chicken tenders and all were well done. The fries were awesome.

Thank amberyoung29
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Have eaten here three times, and it never disappoints. They have a somewhat limited menu, but always have specials, and the food is always fresh and good, adequate portions, great service, outdoor and indoor seating overlooking an upscale marina. food for the seafood lover and...More

Thank claricelff
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
do I need reservations?
13 June 2017|
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Response from filousmc | Reviewed this property |
We didn't, but I would be ready for a little wait. They have an open bar which allows you to get a drink and walk around the boat dock while you wait.
Gluten Free options?
24 February 2016|
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Response from Q4696YHtimh | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 997 S Palafox St, Pensacola, FL 32502-5977
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-432-5226
  • E-mail
Laid-back spot offering American chow & tipples plus Sunday brunch in casual digs with marina views.
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