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Jack's on Marion

201 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
201 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We ate dinner here to celebrate a special occasion, but there was nothing special at all about this restaurant. The service was miserably slow. We joked that must have had to go out and hunt down our dinner. We had ordered the osso bucco, which...More

1  Thank sailor1101
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Our first visit since Chris Evans stepped in as co-owner of new FN Don's with Nate managing. Service was friendly, prompt and courteous. Food all around was excellent, and I must say my steak was the best I've had in my 38 years here. We're...More

Thank wid44
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Chef Keith was just what this place needed! My husband and I frequented Jacks on Marion but it was most times for bar food and drinks. I am loving the changes made to move it into F.M. Don's. The decor and lighting is simple but...More

1  Thank bethbwalton
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

What happened to a great spot in PG. Jacks was hopping and fun. Now the service sucks ... we had to actually get up and walk over to our waitress, who was talking to other staff members to get her to get our first order...More

2  Thank Midsomer1031
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Wait staff was wonderful and food was average. I may have just not gotten a good rib steak and if I go again I might be thrilled...

Thank luvJacksonsq
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Transition to new name, chef, menu! Loved the old & loving the new even more. Cheryl gave outstanding customer service & an eclectic menu to choose from. We enjoyed a rich salad and our dinner was excellent!!!! We will be back!!!

Thank Leenlis
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

New owner. New chef. New menu. New decor. This is the new landing spot for Chef Keith Meyer, formally of Trabue. Jacks was wonderful, but the changes Chef Keith has made are fantastic. His signature dishes have followed him to FM Dons along with some...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Not Jack's anymore but very similar. We had a good time. The crowd was light. The corner bar is a fun place to sit and watch people and the rides they have in this little town. The service was a bit slower than normal for...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Went for drinks and dinner prior to fireworks show. We asked about happy hour wine and ordered 2 glasses of Pinot Noir, server returned with the wine which we were then told it was not on the happy hour choices but was only $1 more....More

1  Thank CarolynVDP
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Wow! Jack’s on Marion— recently renamed F.M. Don’s— had been transformed from a boring, pedestrian restaurant into one of the best eateries in Punta Gorda, thanks wholly to classically-trained Chef Keith Meyer. Previously, the restaurant was in a great location, but suffered from poor management,...More

1  Thank s s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, 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, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: 9415246153
  • E-mail
OPEN 7 Days a Week for Lunch and Dinner! Elegantly casual dining. Bar open Late! Dine inside or outside in a Bistro like atmosphere. F.M. Don's
Check out the calendar for live music and local entertainment! Large Groups Welcome! Private room for up to 45 available.
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