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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (46 reviews)
“flatbread” (102 reviews)
“dessert sampler” (15 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
997 S Palafox St, Pensacola, FL 32502-5977
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Good food, menu could be more varied, but the service is what made this visit great. It was our 1st day in town and several waitstaff rallied to help us make plans. 😁

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JBN63
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Jaco's has great food and the best view in town. If you happen to be there when the Blue Wahoos play you owill get a fireworks display. Makes for a fun evening

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank beachrun49
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Pensacola has made a strong effort to return its downtown and waterfront to more prosperous times. A beneficiary of this effort has been a growing restaurant scene in one of the city's marina districts near the commercial port. There one can find delightful outside dining...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sightsee796645
Reviewed October 14, 2018

This is our favorite waterfront restaurant in Pensacola. Great view of the Bay, power yachts and sailboats of all sizes. We were celebrating our 27th wedding anniversary and our waiter, Andrew, was awesome. Attentive but not a pest. Made some great menu recommendations as well...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank E H
Reviewed October 7, 2018

We were here for appetizers and cocktails. Come for the happy hour specials or for the sunset. Both are great.More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Susan I
David H, Owner at Jaco's Bayfront Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Susan, Thank you for your visit and review. Don't forget about our Art a la carte! It's the first Wednesday of each month. FREE featured wine tasting, meet and greet with the artist of the month, Happy Hour AND wonderful sunsets! We hope to see...More

Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful time at Jaco's for a travel business lunch at the waterfront. Our group ordered burgers, salad, and flatbreads which were delicious but we also enjoyed the blue angels practice while we ate. Our server, Andrew was exceptional and provided some history as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank C F
David H, Owner at Jaco's Bayfront Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your lunch and show! We hope to see you the next time you travel to Pensacola. Thanks again, Contessia

Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Went to Jaco's for lunch with my mom and boy's. Or server (Vicky) was knowledgeable of the menu and specials, very polite. The gentleman server (Tony) that shared the side patio with Vicky, was a charmer, happy go lucky guy. He made us laugh and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Michelle D
David H, Owner at Jaco's Bayfront Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Michelle, Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. I'm happy to hear our wonderful team members made your experience fantastic! We hope to see you soon, our October features are absolutely delicious! Thanks, Contessia

Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Like everyone says BEST VIEW in P’Cola. Decent menu but don’t try to special order in a busy time, “oops I’m sorry I told the kitchen about your allergy, guess they forgot but I’ll get you a new one”. Incredible wine selection & bartender knows...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank craigwV3003AB
David H, Owner at Jaco's Bayfront Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Craig, Thank you so much for your review. Chef Lenins takes allergies VERY seriously, I would like to hear more about your experience. Will you please give me a call 850.432.5226. I look forward to hearing from you. Thanks, Contessia

Reviewed September 27, 2018

Andrew our server was TOPNOTCH. 5 stars because of HIM! Prices a little high for some plates as their portions can be a little small, but the service WAS AWESOME!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sunshineonthekey
David H, Owner at Jaco's Bayfront Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you so much for leaving a review. We agree 100%, Andrew is a 5 Star server. Thank you for your visit, Contessia

Reviewed September 27, 2018

I had the Shrimp Lettuce Wraps. Not exactly what I was expecting, but they were good. My wife had the Crab Cake Salad, The Crab Cakes were not good. The view was decent. The service was decent. Sat outside. Restaurant allows dogs at the outside...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lminnickel
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June 13, 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.
February 24, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
Laid-back spot offering American chow & tipples plus Sunday brunch in casual digs with marina views.
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