Main Navigation

Blackstone Grille

112 Bartram Oaks Walk, Fruitcove (287-0766) Serving a variety of meat and seafood entrées such as pan-seared sea bass, filet mignon au poivre and scallop and shrimp Newburg. Private dining room. Upscale. L, D, FB, CB, RS, O, BR, TO, WA, $$$, ALL.

Continue Reading

BlackFinn American Grille

4840 Big Island Dr., St. Johns Town Center (345-3466) Diners have four distinct areas in which to enjoy items such as herb-rubbed campfire steak, bacon-wrapped meatloaf, roasted vegetable pasta, and iron skillet macaroni and cheese with lobster. Upscale. L, D, SB, FB, CB, RA, O, BR, VP, TO, LE, WA, $$$, AX, MC, V.

Continue Reading

Augustine Grill

Sawgrass Marriott Resort, Ponte Vedra Beach (285-7777) The upscale décor is befitting the Marriott’s signature restaurant. The menu changes with the season, but diners can expect a variety of grilled steaks, chops and seafood. A three-course fixed-price menu is always a popular choice. D, SB, BR, VP, FB, CB, RA, $$$, ALL.

Continue Reading

Aqua Grill

950 Sawgrass Village, Ponte Vedra Beach (285-3017 aquagrill.net) Established in 1988, featuring lakeside patio seating, private banquet facilities, aged Angus steaks, fresh seafood including live Maine lobster, chicken, pasta and vegetarian dishes. Casual. L, D, FB, CB, RA, RS, O, BR, TO, WA, $$$, ALL.

Continue Reading

Corner Seat

[nggallery id=7 images=1] The Corner Bistro and Wine Bar is the newest eatery to enter the Tapestry Park lineup, joining III Forks and Lime Leaf Thai in a mixed-use development that has become a hot spot for restaurants. Owner Andi Vito used ideas he had from years spent building restaurants while working as a contractor to […]

Continue Reading

In the Mixx

[nggallery id=5 images=1] Mixx reminds me of Ketchup, a restaurant on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles that caters to diners who want to be able to eat an eclectic range of favorite foods in a hip setting, with inexpensive prices. Chef Toni Acireale and his wife, Shari, opened Mixx because the family had hit a wall […]

Continue Reading

A Taste of Spain

[nggallery id=12 images=1] A lot has changed in downtown Fernandina Beach in the last six years; a lot has stayed the same. The food at España, however, remains consistently fresh and flavorful. With owner and chef Roberto Pestana heading the kitchen, the dinner-only restaurant serves a mix of the Spanish and Portuguese dishes he grew […]

Continue Reading