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Gene's Seafood Restaurant

1571 University Blvd W, Jacksonville, FL 32217-2005
+1 904-448-9888
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (16 reviews)
“hush puppies” (4 reviews)
“shrimp” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
1571 University Blvd W, Jacksonville, FL 32217-2005
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came in and ordered oysters, sorry we are out of oysters. Then ordered coconut shrimp, guess what we are out of that as well. Ordered snow crab legs, and still sorry we are out of those too. Gave up on seafood and ordered a steak,...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Went to pickup a order and eat at home. It was the most horrible tasting seafood I have ever had. The shrimp were overcooked,stuffed crab filling was too . The clam strips were ok but everything else was really not good at all. Barnacle Bills...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 1 May 2017

SImple clean and interesting décor. Welcoming and knowledgeable staff, extensive seafood menu but not too extensive.

Thank andersenca
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Food is ok but the place is so old and out dated. The front of the house looks so bad you are thinking how bad is the back of the house. Lots of seafood in Jacksonville will go some place a little more up dated.

Thank Rock61Rock
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I had not been to Genes in years. Well, it's still serving the Jax community VERY good Fried and Grilled foods! Last night I got the seafood combo ($17)- large fish fillet, shrimp, scallops, clam strips, stuffed crab, fries and baked potato- all were good...More

Thank Swamp_Zombie
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Lots of choices of fish lunches and dinners at very reasonable prices. Clean and nice. It is a standard atmosphere and easy place

Thank scooterbug42
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We hadn't been to Gene's for quite a while and I wanted to see if they were still as great as they had been in the past. They did not disappoint service was fast, courteous, accurate. We had the fried pickle chips that were huge...More

Thank amdfla
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This Gene's is a storefront in a strip mall on a busy blvd. It was small, cozy and comfortable inside, and the female server was friendly throughout our meal. The food arrived within a reasonable amount of time, and the servings were adequate/large. Food was...More

Thank LadyFisher
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This is not a high end seafood place but it's affordable and the quantities are large. Our server was pleasant but the service and food delivery was slow for a work lunch. I ordered broiled mahi tacos. The fish chunks were fresh and decently flavored....More

Thank sportyangel215
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I expect something a little more from a seafood restaurant in Florida. The food was bad. The service was slow and not very good. Old and rough looking inside. Very disappointed.

Thank Cowgirlkc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1571 University Blvd W, Jacksonville, FL 32217-2005
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-448-9888
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