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The Sheik

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9720 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32225-8223
+1 904-778-4805
06:00 - 20:00
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Steak in a sack is the best, burgers aren't that bad, and lime aid is pretty good. They usually always have some kind of special going on and breakfast sacks aren't bad.

Thank Jamie S
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

I have been coming here for over 30 years. Always good food, friendly service. The decor is 1960 Burger King. Never changed and that adds to the experience. Best Camel Rider in town.

Thank majate
Jacksonville, Florida
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155 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Love those Steak in a Sack, fries and Lime Aid's makes for a great meal they also have a giant hamburger, w/ fries deal they have run for years. Great for lunch.

Thank Rick M
Merino, Colorado
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131 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

This place is pretty cool for fast food. The burgers were a blast from the past when a cheeseburger was a cheeseburger. The fries were tasty. They have a sandwich called the Camel Rider and it was good. I could eat here every day

Thank garie
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278 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

The Orange Park Sheik is right across from the hospital and was first recommended to us by a nurse there. Since, we've gotten sandwiches from it many times and they've been delicious. We've always had take out and alternate between the steak 'n sack and a tuna pocket. The pitas are incredible - fresh and light. I especially like that... More 

Thank NieSam
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I frequently take my two sons on short exploration trips - many times they have spotted the The Sheik and asked if we could go. Previously I had always suggested another place and bypassed the Sheik - on this day however, I happened to notice that the parking lot was full and steady steam of cars joining the already long... More 

Thank JPozz
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

First ate at The Sheik 30+ years ago, and the sandwiches and pitas are as good now as they ever were. Nothing fancy, just good diner-type fare. Breakfast, lunch, and supper items are available. Quick service, great food, great prices. Stop in and get any of the pitas or sandwiches offered, and see if you don't agree.

Thank gsm1usn
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

wow, will return, need to try it all, all is so fresh, great quick lunch! easy to find with gps, not hidden back as i had heard.

Thank Rob S
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151 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2014

I have tried a few things at the Sheik and they were mediocre. The Steak in a Sack is outstanding, though -- one of the best steak sandwiches I have ever had. I hit their drive through once every few months and it is always good. The restaurant itself is a dive and looks the same as it did 25... More 

Thank Carfredo
Bartow, Florida
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86 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014

I remember having Camel Riders at The Sheik when I was a teen growing up in Jacksonville. This was my first visit back to this particular restaurant in probably 35+ years. We had the opportunity (I finally remembered to stop here before we went somewhere else) to have a quick lunch from The Sheik during a short trip to visit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9720 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32225-8223
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-778-4805

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?