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1986 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207-3212 (Atlantic Boulevard)
+1 904-398-3005
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Our Porsche Club had dinner and were able to reserve one side of the restaurant. This is in the nice neighborhood of San Marcos. There is not a parking lot and street parking is scarce, but parking is available in the surrounding neighborhood. There is a nice bar serving local spirits from St. Augustine Distillery. Our food was great, and... More 

Thank nlskinner
Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I've been to taverna couple of times before for dinner, and I enjoyed it every time! Today we tried it for lunch and I was really impressed with their lunch/brunch menu and the variety as well as the reasonable prices! It was an excellent choice, everything tasted more than perfect!

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

After having read the reviews for the restaurant we were eager to try this restaurant on our first night visiting our daughter in Jacksonville. Unfortunately, we found the menu extremely limited. We ordered the manchego cheese platter for an appetizer to be split amongst the four of us. The piece of manchego cheese was so tiny that we hardly had... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had lunch here and were pleased with our selections. The soup of the day was okay though, not memorable enough to mention. But my salmon orzo salad was so tasty, it completely made up for the soup. Even leftovers the next were great. My husband had a creamy, tasty bowl of Orecchiette with a bolognese sauce, that had him... More 

Thank Doreen C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

First time visit to Taverna. Very impressed with the friendly service. Even more impressed with the delicious steak, nicely seasoned and cooked to perfection. Look forward to returning soon.

Thank Jim N
Charlotte, North Carolina
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Strolling around San Marco, my parents had mentioned how many times they had seen Taverna written up so we decided to to try for lunch with group of 7 (2 kids included). Menu had a lot of different options and wait staff was very helpful and attentive. Outside seating seemed nice, but was a tad chilly for taste. All of... More 

Thank GatorMo
Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Because we live in the neighborhood we have been patronizing Taverna since it opened. Along with spontaneous meals throughout the years we have had our family Christmas eve dinner there for the past 3 years. Sadly, we feel we can never go back. The quality of the food has declined, the service has become sloppy, the prices continue to rise... More 

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tavernasanmarco, General Manager at Taverna, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you so much for the feedback on your experience, and I would like to apologize for the delay in our response. Being that we are a family owned restaurant we tend to get stretched in many directions and yesterday evening I noticed your message and wanted to respond immediately. I wanted to let you know that your... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed people watching as much as the meal. Working execs, girls only lunch groups and distinguished looking retirees were par for course. Enjoyed the pizza and my apple pie dessert. Service good, nicely decorated and proves reasonable.

Thank Terence K
Jacksonville, Florida
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

It was a pleasure to work with Linsey to develop the perfect buffet menu for our office party. The selections were some of the best of Taverna - orecchiete, short rib, taverna salad and others. Katelyn brought the order to the house and set up a beautiful presentation. She took the time to make sure the flow would be easy... More 

Thank jxkaren5
Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Extremely pleased with our first dining experience at Taverna, and it won't be our last. My wife ordered several taps dishes and I had the smoked chicken - everything was delicious. They have a long happy hour so drinks were very reasonable. Only drawback on our visit to Taverna was the lack of parking in San Marco - we ended... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$32
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?