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Eat out on Christmas Day in Jacksonville

Hi...does anyone know of any places open to eat out on Christmas Day in Jacksonville, FL? Thanks.

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  1. Ummm, yeah.

    What part of town are you in? Are you looking for something traditional? Is it a group or just a couple?

    If we get an idea what are you looking for, chnages are we can find someone here with a good idea of where you can find it.

    1. It is for a group of people and we are coming from all ends of town...Arlington, Southside and Westside I think so far. We're prettty open as to the type and and part of town. Thanks.

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      1. re: kriogyal

        We're looking too, so don't feel bad! I had someone laugh at me for asking this morning!

      2. Kyodai Suhi Rock Japanese Steakhouse in Orange Park right across from the mall on Wells Road is open! They open at 11 and take reservations for parties of 8 or more.

        1. Does anyone know of restaurants that will be open on Christmas day in the Southside area (unf area, towncenter) ??????

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          1. re: dolphfan60

            Sakura Japanese Restaurant, 9432 San Jose Blvd. Open 5 to 10 p.m. Phone: (904) 739-8282.

            Aviles Restaurant in the Hilton Hotel, 32 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine. Breakfast and buffet, 7 to 10 a.m.; and four-course plated meal, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Reservation required. Phone: (904) 829-2277 (press 3 for restaurant).

            The Surf Restaurant & Bar, 3199 S. Fletcher Ave., Fernandina Beach. Noon to 8 p.m. Phone: (904) 261-5711.

            Chizu Japanese Steak House, 1227 Third St. S , Jacksonville Beach. 5 to 8 p.m. Phone: (904) 241-8455.

            Sterlings of Avondale, 3551 St. Johns Ave. Noon to 8 p.m. Reservations recommended. Phone: (904) 387-0700.

            The Chart House, 1501 River Place Blvd. Noon to 9 p.m. Reservations suggested. Phone: (904) 398-3353.

            Columbia Restaurant, 98 St. George St., St. Augustine. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Reservations required. Phone: (904) 824-3341.

          2. Higher-end lunches open on New Years Day?

            1. Hi there. The Times-Union will be running a list on Dec. 18 and Dec. 25. (I compiled the list for them. I'll see if they can get it up on their blog tomorrow and post a link here.) Some that I remember off the top of my head:
              Bungalow on Park, 2782 Park Street. (904) 374-1066. (Riverside)
              Sterlings of Avondale, 3551 St. Johns Ave. (904) 387-0700 (Avondale)
              Chart House Restaurant, 1501 Riverplace Blvd. (904) 398-3353. (Downtown)
              Trellises Restaurant at the Hyatt Regency, (904) 634-4540. (Downtown)

              There were a couple more, and I will try to add a link to those tomorrow. Most of these places are doing their regular menu and a special Christmasey menu. I would call for reservations soon though. Hope that helps!

              The Bungalow on Park Restaurant and Gallery
              2782 Park Street, Jacksonville, FL

              Sterling's of Avondale
              3551 Saint Johns Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32205

              Chart House Restaurant
              1501 River Place Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207

              Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
              225 E Coastline Dr, Jacksonville, FL

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              1. Paco's Mexican Grill will be open. 333 1st Street N Jacksonville Beach, Fl 32250
                (904) 208-5097 Please visit our website at www.pacosmexicangrill.com for menus and coupons. We're opening up at 11am and will be open for dinner. We have a full bar and will have drink specials available.

                1. I need to-go dinner for Christmas Day. My boss is working on christmas eve and his parents are coming into town. Nothing fancy... Just needs to be picked up or delivered on christmas day. Any suggestions??