Jacksonville Restaurants

Jenkins Bar-B-Q, Jacksonville Restaurants

Jenkins Bar-B-Q, Jacksonville; (c) Soul Of America

Jacksonville Restaurants

Jenkins Bar-B-Q
DESCRIPTION: Sit-down restaurant founded in 1957 by Melton Jenkins, Jr. and his wife Willie Mae; this local favorite scores good marks for its cleanliness and pit barbeque; other locations at 830 Pearl Street, 2025 Emerson Street and 5945 New Kings Road.
CUISINE: Barbeque slow-cooked on an oakwood-fired pit; specializes in rib sandwiches and double orders of ribs; well known in these parts for its sauce and sides
PRICING: Under $20 for most dishes
CREDIT CARDS: yes
COVER CHARGE: no
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Thu 11a-3a, Fri-Sat 10a-2a
ADDRESS: 1791 Kings Road, Jacksonville, FL MAP
PARKING: on premises
PHONE: 904-358-9915
WEBSITE: http://www.jenkinsqualitybarbecue.com

Jim’s Place
DESCRIPTION: Nightclub; attracts a mature professional crowd in an upscale setting that makes for a great nightlife with friends or as a single visitor; DJ plays a mix of R&B and Hip-Hop; open-mic poetry and Jazz featured on other nights; only major complaint is the small dance floor.
CUISINE: Light fare
PRICING: Under $10 for appetizers
CREDIT CARDS: yes
COVER CHARGE: yes for special events
DAYS & HOURS: Wed-Sun 6p-3a
ADDRESS: 7900 Arlington Expressway, Jacksonville, FL MAP
PARKING: on premises
PHONE: 904-725-0327
WEBSITE: none

Mojo Bar-B-Que
DESCRIPTION: in many restaurant respects, this restaurant would like to be the House of Blues when it grows up.
CUISINE: Barbeque; specializes in rib sandwiches, Southern Platters, soups and salads, appetizers and desserts
PRICING: Under $20
CREDIT CARDS: yes
COVER CHARGE: no
DAYS & HOURS: Sun-Thu 11a-9p, Fri-Sat 11-10
ADDRESS: 1607 University Blvd, West, Jacksonville, FL MAP
PHONE: 904-732-7200
WEBSITE: http://mojobbq.com

Beignet’s Caribbean Cafe
DESCRIPTION: Cafe that seats 20
CUISINE: Caribbean
PRICING: Under $15
CREDIT CARDS: yes
COVER CHARGE: no
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Sat 9a-9p, Sun 9a-8p
ADDRESS: 4770 Barnes Road, Jacksonville, FL MAP
PARKING: on street
PHONE: 904-737-6789
WEBSITE: http://beignetscaribbeanrestaurant.com

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