• River City Brewing Company

    835 Museum Cir., Southbank (398-2299; rivercitybrew.com) It wouldn’t matter if RCBC served salisbury steak, TV dinners and stale corn chips: Folks would still flock to the riverfront restaurant for the ...
  • Restaurant Medure

    818 A1A N., Ponte Vedra Beach (543-3797) Chic and sleek interior design pairs with creative menu offerings such as whole fried red snapper, upscale meatloaf, Ahi tuna tartare, beer-battered flounder ...
  • The Reef

    4100 Coastal Hwy. A1A, St. Augustine (824-8008) Casual oceanside dining serving shrimp egg rolls, crab cakes, herbed tuna, Louisiana smoked pork chops and daily specials. Also noteworthy, every table has ...
  • PLAE

    80 Amelia Village Cir., Amelia Island (277-2132) This “adult contemporary” restaurant caters to People who like to Laugh And Eat (P-L-A-E, get it?). Customer favorites include grilled shrimp with mustard ...
  • Philly's Finest

    1527 Third St. N., Jacksonville Beach (241-7188) A little slice of the City of Brotherly Love right here in the River City. Serving all sorts of tasty pub eats like ...
  • O.C. White's Seafood & Spirits

    118 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine (824-0808). Dine upstairs, on the balcony or in the tropical courtyard of a building dating back to 1790. Maryland crab cakes, coconut shrimp, grouper and ...
  • Mojo Bar-B-Que

    1607 University Blvd. W., Lakewood (732-7200, mojobbq.com); 1500 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach (247-6636); 1810 Town Center Blvd., Orange Park (264-0636) Specializing in Southern-style BBQ, Mojo is a casual, down-home kind ...
  • Metro Diner

    3302 Hendricks Ave., San Marco (398-3701) The interior atmosphere is reminiscent of the art deco era, with black and silver vintage bar stools overlooking an open kitchen where cooks flip pancakes ...
  • Juliette's, A Restaurant & Bistro

    Omni Jacksonville Hotel, 245 Water St., Downtown (355-6664) Offering casual dining in an upscale environment. Serving fresh seafood and hand-cut Buckhead beef. Open air atrium. Lengthy wine list. Tapas menu ...
  • The Hilltop

    2030 Wells Rd., Orange Park (272-5959) A true Orange Park landmark, the Hilltop serves classic American fare like prime rib, stuffed grouper and shrimp and scallops New Orleans. Seven banquet ...