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The 12 Best American Restaurants In Jacksonville Beach

Updated: June 10, 2022

Looking for Jacksonville Beach’s best buffalo wings or spiciest chili? These are the American spots doing it best. We researched top sites and incorporated millions of critic and user reviews to find the best American restaurants. If glasses of bloody mary and plates of crawfish sound like a good time head to these fantastic options in Jacksonville Beach.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Eleven South

French, $$$, Jacksonville BeachFrench, $$$Jacksonville Beach
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
  • City Seeker

    Best American in Jacksonville

    City Seeker
  • City Seeker

    Best Fine Dining in Jacksonville

    City Seeker

SoNapa Grille

American, Jacksonville BeachAmericanJacksonville Beach
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Dockside Seafood Restaurant

American, $$, Jacksonville BeachAmerican, $$Jacksonville Beach
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Shrimp Shack Seafood Kitchen

American, $, Jacksonville BeachAmerican, $Jacksonville Beach
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

The Bearded Pig

American, $$, Jacksonville BeachAmerican, $$Jacksonville Beach
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Southern Kitchen & Bar

American, $$, Jacksonville BeachAmerican, $$Jacksonville Beach
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Wonderbird

American, $$, Jacksonville BeachAmerican, $$Jacksonville Beach
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Salt Life Food Shack

New American, $$, Jacksonville BeachNew American, $$Jacksonville Beach
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • U-Nation, 2021

    5 Spectacular Restaurants in Jax Beach that Accommodate Gluten Free Meals

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Graffiti Junktion - Jacksonville Beach

American, $$, Jacksonville BeachAmerican, $$Jacksonville Beach
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Mavi Waterfront Bar & Grill

American, $$, Jacksonville BeachAmerican, $$Jacksonville Beach
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Cruisers Grill

American, $, Jacksonville BeachAmerican, $Jacksonville Beach
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

LandShark Bar & Grill

American, $$, Jacksonville BeachAmerican, $$Jacksonville Beach
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

How did these spots get chosen?

Figuring out the best American restaurants can take awhile. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 4442 restaurants in Jacksonville Beach, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 272 lists and articles from experts at U-Nation and City Seeker and more. All with some boam magic. These spots have been featured in U-Nation - 5 Spectacular Restaurants in Jax Beach that Accommodate Gluten Free Meals, City Seeker - Best Fine Dining in Jacksonville and City Seeker - Best American in Jacksonville. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

FAQ

Jax Beach Brunch Haus and Wonderbird are the highest-rated vegan-friendly American restaurants in Jacksonville Beach.

SoNapa Grille, Penman Diner, and Dockside Seafood Restaurant are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Jacksonville Beach.

SoNapa Grille, Penman Diner, and Dockside Seafood Restaurant are the highest-rated American restaurants for take-out in Jacksonville Beach.

Southern Kitchen & Bar and Bonefish Grill are the highest-rated upscale restaurants for American cuisine in Jacksonville Beach.

Southern Kitchen & Bar and Bonefish Grill are the highest-rated American restaurants for a date night in Jacksonville Beach.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ultimate drink pairing for grilled burger


    Knowing what to pair with grilled burger can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some cocktail, particularly a glass of Margarita. This, sweet, cocktail balances the spicy and salty grilled burger.

  • The perfect match for shellfish

    When ordering shellfish, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

  • Vieux Carre with your heavy meat dish

    When considering what goes best with heavy meat dish, we recommend a glass of Vieux Carre, it truly complements the dish as it cuts through the heaviness of the dish.


Factoids

  • A fast eater

    Joey Chestnut took the world-record for eating the most hot dog by having 75 in one sitting in 2020.

  • A priceless experience

    How much would you be willing to pay for hot dog filled with smoked cheese bratwurst, butter teriyaki onions, maitake mushrooms, Wagyu beef, foie gras, black truffles, caviar, Japanese mayonnaise, brioche bun? In 2014, someone in Seattle paid $169.

  • The go-to pairing

    Surely you’ve tried lemonade with your hot dog? It’s a classic pairing.

Parking in the area

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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