5912 University Blvd., W., Southside (731-0338). Serving Jacksonville since 1975 with traditional Italian dinners, lasagna, eggplant parmigiana, chicken parmigiana, pizza, meatball cheese sub. Family. L, D, B/W, TO, WA, $, ALL.
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10601 San Jose Blvd., Mandarin (268-4458). Family-owned eatery’s specialties include seafood lasagna, chicken parmigiana, grouper Francese and housemade tiramisu. Live piano music. D, FB, RA, O, TO, LE, WA, $, ALL.
4260 Herschel St., Avondale (387-6213; mypastiche.com). Chef-owned Avondale charmer features French-influenced American cuisine that varies with the seasons. The covered patio in the garden is great for lunch. Try the sweet potato fries. L, D, B/W, RS, O, BR, TO, LE, WA, $$, ALL.
3630 Park St., Avondale (381-0909; restaurantorsay.com). Bistro serves a variety of French favorites including croque madame, steak tartare, mussels frites, coq au vin and house-made patés. Upscale. D, SB, FB, RS, TO, WA, $$, ALL.
10920 Baymeadows Rd., Ste. 103, Baymeadows (519-8000, broadwayfl.com). Huge menu is laced with all your Italian faves including hand-tossed pizzas baked in a brick oven, calzones, antipasti and more. Open until 2 AM and later. L, D, B/W, RA, O, TO, WA, $, ALL.
9802-8 Baymeadows Rd. (620-0777). The lunch buffet is a favorite at this family-run staple of the Baymeadows dining scene. The menu is both mild and spicy, featuring traditional dishes like lamb korma, fish vindaloo, shrimp bhoona and chicken tikka masala. Casual. L, D, B/W, RA, BR, TO, WA, $, ALL.
13475 Atlantic Blvd., Intracoastal West (221-7066; zaitoon grill.com). Extensive menu reflects the rich, regional diversity of the Mediterranean with dishes such as beef kebabs, Sicilian chicken, spanikopita, falafel, tabouli and baba ghannouj. L, D, FB, RA, O, TO,LE, WA, $, ALL.
2005-1 Park St., Riverside (381-9394). Casual and quick in the midst of the Five Points shopping district. Serving gyro sandwiches, falafel, hummus, chicken kabobs and Hovan rolls. Pet-friendly with outdoor seating. L, D, B/W, O, TO, WA, $, ALL.
6271 St. Augustine Rd., Ste. 7, Southside (733-1199). Menu features authentic Greek dishes, rack of lamb, rack of veal, whole snapper, chicken and seafood entrées. À la carte food and wine menu. Family, L, D, B/W, RA, BR, TO, WA, $, ALL
2578 Atlantic Blvd., San Marco (399-0609). For more than a decade, this has been the place for authentic Cuban food (think arroz con pollo, Cuban sandwiches, black bean soup) in Northeast Florida. Guests are also treated to the “Cuban dining experience,” which we can only assume means friendly service, large portions and not laughing at […]