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1986 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207-3212
+1 904-398-3005
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“hanger steak” (19 reviews)
“meatballs” (24 reviews)
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Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1986 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207-3212
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Simply perfect, food, service and ambiance. Tina the GM is always accommodating and seems as though she knows everyone who walks in the door, really makes you feel welcomed. Emily our waitress was also fantastic. No better dining experience in Jax!!!

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had a great brunch today before leaving Florida! between the group of us.... there was a healthy salad with shrimp.... lemon ricotta pancakes.... breakfast pizza!.... and a Taverna hash special! WOW!~ the food was so good, the coffee - bottomless cup.... and service by...More

Thank Jwilbur S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful lunch at Taverna. The decor was upscale and the service was super. We had the Star Lane Sauvignon Blanc, which was a great wine for lunch. Our waiter, Guiseppe, was very knowledgeable about the wines (He let us taste test the...More

Thank Katfwilson
Reviewed 8 August 2017

My wife, sister and brother in-law went in for dinner before a Concert. This was our first visit. Decor wise it's pretty hip. Although we were seated in a booth, I could see myself sitting at the bar having a few drinks watching people strolling...More

Thank Matt C
Taverna S, General Manager at Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Hello, I just wanted to say Thank You for such an amazing review. We are so excited to hear you had such a wonderful experience. Next time you're in, ask for me, I'd love to meet you and thank you in person. We look forward...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was great. We had a great meal. Order the red snapper. It was delicious. Good wine selection.

Thank FormerLIgirl
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Sat at the bar and enjoyed wine, CITRUS MARINATED BEET SALAD, WATERMELON, FETA, AND HEIRLOOM TOMATO SALAD and herbed ricotta in a charming atmoshphere. Bartender's suggestion for a 'drinkable' red was spot on and we hung out for an hour or more chatting and watching...More

Thank fksines
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Good choice in San Marco with an interesting menu, professional service and good food. Portions aren't large for the prices they charge but the food is good and the atmosphere is nice. Jacksonville isn't known for its restaurants so one like this is notable and...More

Thank eilat59
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Comes off as "hipster" but actually the decor is lacking. We were in the back room - very dark and stark, nothing to absorb sound. The noise level was annoying at best, intolerable at times. Our waiter had a pleasant personality but was not appropriately...More

Thank RandiFayeC
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Great food at an affordable price in cool surroundings we had lots of share plates and it was all really tasty

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Despite rave reviews or because of them, our experience dining at Taverna Restaurant fell way below our expectations. The server was superb but unfortunately he could do nothing about the overall quality of the dinner we were served. The wine was the highlight of the...More

Thank Elaine A
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14 July 2015|
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Response from Kim and Jim B | Reviewed this property |
Saturday brunch is at 10:00 and Sunday brunch is at 10:30.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$32
Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
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, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1986 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207-3212
    (Atlantic Boulevard)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-398-3005
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Taverna specializes in seasonal European cuisine heavily influenced by Italy and Spain using the freshed local ingredients.Our wine selection mirrors this philosphy with a focus on terroir driven wines from Spain and Italy and an emphasis on quality.
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