Enza's Italian Restaurant
Enza's Italian Restaurant

Enza's Italian Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.enzas.net/
  • Phone: 9042684458
  • Hours of Operation:
    Hours of Operation Sunday, Tuesday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 9:30pm; Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm: Closed Mondays.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Michael Huff
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Let us cater your next party from 20 to 200, we can help make your next party or event a success.
  • Entertainment: Live music on our Baby Grand Piano at "My Husband's Bar." Tuesday through Sunday, Live Jazz events and wine tastings throughout the year.
  • Special Events: Open Mother's Day May 12, 2013 at 2pm with Live Jazz

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Hartley Rd
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Enza's Italian Restaurant
"Classic Italian Food served in a relaxed, contemporary atmosphere."
Visit "My Husband"s Bar" a Full Service Bar featuring a large selection of Beer, Wine and Spirits. Born in Palermo, Sicily, Enza serves Italian Comfort food as well as variations on Italian Classics such as Lobster Ravioli, or Seafood Lasagna, combine that with Owner/Executive Chef Michael Huff's passion for food with such dishes as the Pennette Ryan or Homemade Bolognese sauce or Chicken Caprese as well as familiar favorites like Veal or Chicken Parmesan,we also serve fresh fish daily like Grouper, Chilean Sea Bass, Scottish Salmon and Dover Sole, always cooked to order, we also offer Gluten Free Pasta, and homemade desserts like Chef Mike's Banana Cream Pie, creme brulee and tiramisu, so come in, sit down and experience Enza's Italian Restaurant.
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Enza's Italian Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
113 reviews since July 4, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.6
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
98% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (85)special occasion (64)fit for foodies (47)good for groups (47)romantic (41)notable wine list (25)hot spot (20)vibrant bar scene (18)kid-friendly (12)late-night find (6)great for lunch (3)great for outdoor dining (2)great for brunch (1)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Love Enza's
    Rick
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    This is best Italian restaurant in Jacksonville. Having lived in Italy for 7 years, this is a close as it gets. Food is fantastic.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We love Enza's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Enza's was recommended by a friend and has become our go-to restaurant for Italian dining. We love the live piano music and the atmosphere is great whether you want to be casual or get dressed up; you won't feel out of place either way. The food is always delicious and they even have gluten free penne for a small charge. Our server, Anna, is a pro and always great for a recommendation.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never disappoints
    JBerVIP
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Enza's is a great restaurant, made even better by amazing staff. I haven't had a single thing here that wasn't excellent. Hint: Pay the extra for the Enza salad to go with your entree... You will not be sorry! Banana cream pie is delicious when you can get it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • what a find!
    lockhartway
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Never thought we would find a good Italian restaurant with reasonable prices in Jacksonville. Then we found Enza's. It is fabulous. Don't pass it up.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fabulous Italian
    Fridaynightdiner
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    We chose Enza's to celebrate a family birthday because we had heard that the food was great. Not only was the food fantastic, but the service was superb. We will definitely return and will recommend Enza's to our friends for fine dining.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Enza's Rest
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    This was our first time going to Enza's and we will be back... great food... warm atmosphere.... excellent service...
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great local Italian
    Zoobt
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Great Service, Great food at a reasonable price. Everyone is always happy with their food choice. The warm garlic bread is a nice touch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • George
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    Always greeter by owner, food is excellent. Never rushed. A real neighborhood gem.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place to eat
    Ourlove4u
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Every time I go there I have never had a bad meal..The people are so friendly and so nice and the food is so good and the price are very reasonable. .it's a great place to take ur spouse or some friends for a great meal..You will enjoy it. .
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • truely authentic Italian
    Lhowells
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    The staff is always curtious, meals are wonderful, and atmosphere is great
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Everything about Enza's was amazing. I am a Jacksonvile native and have been to almost every Italian restrurant in Jacksonville. By far, Enza's was the best italian food I have ever had. The service was amazing as well!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best Italian in Jax
    happydiner
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    I have been to this restaurant many times, and have never been disappointed. The menu is very broad and all is good. I particularly like the veal and fish dishes. This restaurant isn't even on my side of town but I go to it every time I want great Italian food! The wait staff is friendly and attentive, though sometimes the food is slow getting to the table. That is probably because so much attention is devoted to each plate.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Italian
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    This is the 6th time I have ate at Enza's. The food is always consistent, the service always great and the value excellent!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • excellent!
    PennyVIP
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    A real favorite. Forget that you are in a shopping center...and just enjoy the excellent food and ambiance.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Damn good.
    Acola
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    We absolutely LOVE Enza's. We now have a 45 min drive to get there so we don't go as often as I would like, but will gladly take the drive when we can. The chicken noodle soup, as simple of a dish as it is, is absolutely devine. I often get cravings for it and always take an extra bowl home to have for lunch the next day. The gnocchi in vodka sauce is superb along with the staff. My birthday is coming up in October, and I think that will be the perfect excuse to come back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    The food was fabulous as always. We love dining at Enza's and frequently bring out of town guests there. We know the food and service will be wonderful.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good but not spectacular
    Ranobo
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    After reading prior reviews, we expected an above average Italian restaurant. First off, our booth was so tight, we could hardly move. The salads were limp and dressing subpar. The soup, pasta fazziole, was excellent. Although the entrees were well prepared and tasted good, they were too big which tends to be a trend in some Italian restaurants. This to me can be unappetizing. The wine selection was good. We had no dessert. We would give it another try but would not make a special trip. Try La Strada in Saint Augustine Beach for real good Italian food.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • How could I have missed this place?
    Bertster
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    What a find! Lived in Jacksonville for over 20 years, and just tried it for the first time. Great food, excellent service, and we'll definitely make it a regular place to go.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Italian at it's finest.
    dinninggator
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    I love the way you are made to feel you are family and to say the service is outstanding is an understatement. The fried calamari and fresh fried mozzarella balls are our favorite appetizers. Their fish is always fresh and they will prepare it with any type of sauce. Our favorites, when they are available, are the Chilean Sea Bass and the Haddock. The rack of lamb is always a good choice. They have a good variety of pasta dishes along with chicken, veal and other seafood entrees. Save room for their banana cream pie. This is one of our favorite places to eat.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great evening!
    gigi
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Delicious food, personal service, and a good value.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A bit disappointing
    eatoften
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The food service was extremely slow, the food was bland and the place was entirely too noisy...or let's make that entirely too energetic!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A great Restaurant
    spdracr5
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    A friend and I have been coming here for years. Enza's never fails to live up to our expectations! It's hard to find a place when friends have a gluten allergy, however, Enza's comes through every time. I would recommend this restaurant to everybody. Try their mussels for the appetizer, they're amazing!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great find
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Ten years we have been in Jacksonville, and up until our visit we could honestly say we had not found an Italian restaurant that reminded us of our hometown of NY. Food, ambience, service, everything you would find in a classic nyc Italian eatery. Thanks for a great meal
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delightful ambiance
    Marco
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    What a great experience. Entire staff was attentive, food was unbelievable, wine list was superb. Could not ask for better experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Simply Divine Dining
    Southernbella
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The food is fantastic. The atmosphere is inviting and romantic. The rare tuna is divine. My all time favorite. The service is impeccable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Greata Fine
    visitfrombeaufort
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Went to Jax for a weekend and found a great restaurant. The food and service was outstanding
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • lrlnole
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Have eat there many times and have always enjoyed the food, the service and etc. Have on many occasions recommended same to numerous friends and assoc.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Husbands Bar
    BarPerks
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Sitting at the bar allows quick service & you get to examine the intricate details of your surroundings.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent!
    CullNAiry
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    This is one of the finest Italian restaurants in Jacksonville. I highly recommend it.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Just Great Italian Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Food was excellent. Staff was really friendly. No downside.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • amazing food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    From the moment you walk in great service and three food is amazing
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • What happened?
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We've visited Enza's several times over the last few years to entertain our out of town guests because the food was always good. This time around the food was slow to arrive and it was poor in quality. I believe this may have been a trend since it was Saturday night and there were many empty tables which had not been the case in the past. I will say the staff were quite attentive and the Enza's salad was as good as usual. Unfortunately, those 2 reasons won't be enough to bring us back for dinner.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Authentic Sicilian (Italian)
    MCarletta
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Being a Sicilian American from NY, I can't express the need for a place like Enza's in Jacksonville. It fills the gap of quality Italian good and authentic taste and style.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enza's was having an "off" night
    neighborhooddiner
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    I have dined at Enza's several times and have always been very pleased with the food and dining experience. On my last visit, the mussels were so small, there was nothing to eat and several didn't even open. I sent them back. The specials consisted of several typical types of fish prepared anyway you want them, and a pork dish that they were out of. One of my guests ordered the grouper Parmesan which came served smothered under heavy marinara sauce and cheese. My shrimp dish, which was served with angel hair pasta, was good, but lacked flavor. Enza, you missed it on this night.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Impressed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    It was our first time there. I was able to make reservations an hour before, which makes them accommodating. The service was great and very attentive. The portions were big and tasted delicious. My only thing was the bill was pricey for the three of us. I know I can't take my family of five there.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed!
    lookingforgoodfood
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Entrees was disappointing which was not what we read from reviews prior to visiting Enza's . Buca and Maggiano are much more consistent.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fantastic meal again!!! Love!
    LuvthisplaceVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    We continue to receive fantastic service and awesome Italian dishes! We love Enza's and highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The best neighborhood restaurant
    WeluvEnzas
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    My family has been eating here since the restaurant opened up (and ate at the parent's restaurant before then). We can always count on the food being consistent and of very high quality. It's a place where we feel right at home and we are treated like family. The staff is always on the spot, refilling drinks, bringing more bread. Specials vary and we enjoy the appetizers as well. A great place for special occasions or just a place for dinner. Very reasonably priced. We are very lucky to have the best Italian restaurant also be a local gem.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never disappointed
    Steve
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Fabulous food, pleasant atmosphere, exceptional service, all at reasonable prices. My favorite place to dine.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent, as always
    MGilleVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Enza never disappoints! My only complaint is that it was a little noisy because they were so busy. It was a little hard to hear the others at out table. The six of us were all felt our meals were outstanding - typical here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic