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1951 Tamiami Trl, Port Charlotte, FL 33948-2112
+1 941-255-0994
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Seafood, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1951 Tamiami Trl, Port Charlotte, FL 33948-2112
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went there for an anniversary dinner. It is advertised as J.D's Prime Rib -- surprise! they don't have prime rib. They have an in-house band that was way over-rated and the female singer thinks she is a lot better than she is. The food was...More

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely place to dine on a special occasion. I felt it was pricey but the service was good, if a little slow, and food was very good with nice portions. The night we were there a jazz band was the entertainment. Not a lover...More

1  Thank janpanflorida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Celebrating three birthdays, the four of us had a wonderful evening. The food and service and ambiance is brilliant. Casual but elegant dining. The music and voice of Tony made it even better. Nothing but good things to say about this upscale venue. Highly recommend...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great evening! We decided to come here based on some reviews that intrigued us. We were welcomed by the entire staff and musicians! Our entire evening was incredible. Great service, great food and incredible music.

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite before a show at the Cultural Center. The three of us enjoyed the shrimp and grits and the house salad - all very delicious. We hope to return someday for a full meal at this elegant spot. Trip Advisor...More

1  Thank Shelleypy
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

JD's sets the tone for casual elegance in Southwest Florida. We've been there 3 times on Thursday's & Saturday & enjoyed it so much, we booked our favorite table weekly until our return to CT in May. We've seen many of the same people there...More

1  Thank LF06422
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We come here on Wednesday when Kitt performs. We went there with friends celebrating a Birthday. Kitt with her Band was fantastic as always. Great food, specially the "Osso Buco". The only negative point is the slow service. We waited very long for the drinks...More

Thank Manfred F
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Looking at this restaurant from the outside gives you a mistaken impression! Delicious dining with lovely music in the background. We mistakenly underpaid the bill and I got a gentle, discreet phone call from the waiter informing me of our mistake. Needless to say, we...More

1  Thank gailf62
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast included. In room price. The staff was great and they served eggs Benedict. The dining room was very pleasant and well cared for. The selection of hot and cold choices was more than expected for a hotel breakfast included with room rate.

1  Thank hollowroad
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Was very pleasantly surprised by this place. Wouldn't have thought much of it since it's attached to a day's inn but this is a very nice a bit more upscale restaurant. Very nice selection on the menus and loved the appetizer selection for the bar...More

Thank sff1269
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Is it open for Sunday brunch/lunch??
20 January 2016|
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Response from SMougenot | Reviewed this property |
No, they are closed on Sunday
Do you have to make reservations?
29 March 2015|
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Response from Tracy33 | Property representative |
Hello, No, reservations are only recommended if you want to be guaranteed a seating on a busy night or at a certain time. We always say, why wait on a table when one can be waiting on you! However, we welcome and appreciate... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1951 Tamiami Trl, Port Charlotte, FL 33948-2112
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Port Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 941-255-0994
For an Evening of Premiere Jazz and Fine Dining, visit JD's Bistro & Grille in Port Charlotte. Currently Open Wednesday through Saturday starting at 5PM. Live Jazz delights our guests starting at 7pm nightly. The Impressive Menu - From the Freshest Seafood available to the Finest Cuts of Meat - will ignite your culinary imagination as the Award-Winning Wine list awakens your inner sommelier. And as the gracious, knowledgeable servers delight you with their uncanny ability to anticipate your every need, you'll experience firsthand why the only place to be is JD's Bistro & Grill. Reservations are highly recommended especially on weekends. Walk-ins are always welcome. Private room available for rent, perfect for meetings or private parties it includes room with bar, piano, tables and private bathrooms. It's a must see before scheduling your next meeting or small party! JDs is also available for luncheons any day or events on Sunday and Monday evenings.