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J. Alexander's - Jacksonville
J. Alexander's - Jacksonville

J. Alexander's - Jacksonville Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.jalexanders.com
  • Email: ja33@jalexanders.com
  • Phone: (904) 996-7147
  • Hours of Operation:

    Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm

    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm

    Please contact the restaurant for groups of 13 or more.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American, Steak, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Kevin Clayton
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Wheelchair Access

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Big Island Drive
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from J. Alexander's - Jacksonville
J. Alexander’s is a contemporary American restaurant, known for its wood-fired cuisine. Our core philosophy is to provide you with the highest possible quality dining experience. The menu features a wide selection of American classics including prime rib of beef, steaks, fresh seafood, sandwiches and entrée salads. The menu in each restaurant includes a varied and rotating selection of features like Seafood Czarina, Tuscan Steak, Grilled Fish with Mango Papaya Salsa and Chicken Milanese. The restaurant has a full-service bar that includes an outstanding selection of wines both by the glass and bottle.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGood for Groups
Diner Reviews
  • "The atmosphere was perfect, the service was five star and the food was marvelous. I t was my first time dinning here but it wont be the last. We really enjoyed it!!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Best baked potato in town, best onion rings in the world. Always good food. one disappointment is J's new policy to no longer offer comp valet parking- capital grill does. scraping for the $6 plus tip about $10 can be an obstacle leading me to capital grill."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "I love the Customer service , you can't beat it at any other restaurant. Our waitress anticpated all of our needs. we were celebrating our recent marriage, and the complimentary champagne was a nice surprise and a touch of class. We were also surprised with a complimentary dessert to share which again surpurb. Our waitress wa absolutely great. The food portions are out of this world and cooked to perfection. We will be back soon, We will recommend this Restaurant to everyone."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "We had a great date there, but it was a first date & they kept trying to rush us out. It was kind of annoying. We finally left b/c they kept taking cups & plates while we were talking & still eating a little. They weren't backed up or busy, so it seemed un-necessary, but the food was good. Only food complaint was the Broccoli was awful…not sure how you mess that up, but they did. Onion Rings were Amazing. Pork Loin was fantastic with the Bang Bang Sauce. & her Salad was very good. The host staff was very cordial & friendly. I made a reservation for the far wall in a quiet corner & they met that request."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "I love this place. I haven't had one meal there yet that I didn't love. Quality is outstanding"
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "I am very pleased with the service and products I received from J Alexander's. As soon as I arrived, even though I was early, me and my date were sat immediately. Our server Theo took excellent care of us. The food was prepared magnificently, and the atmosphere was incredible. I will recommend this restaurant to all of my colleagues and friends."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We had a great time. Wait staff was perfect, food delicious and we could talk. So many places now are so loud you can't carry on a conversation. We'll be back"
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "this restaurant has it all ..........................."
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "Love this restaurant! Very welcoming to families with small kids but also have an area if you with your co-workers and even a date! Very good food and welcoming staff."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "This is the first time we ever dined here, and I'm sure it won't be the last. OIts casual, yet refined. Food quality and quantity was excellent and the menu offered something for everyone."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Great experience -in restaurant - food was amazing and very attentive service but was disappointed next day when I went to enjoy my leftovers and found the server failed to include my au jus and salad dressing although I specifically requested this be included :("
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "Been to this place a dozen times this year alone! This time did not reach expectations. Took clients with me and the notable challenges were the quality of cocktails, service and preparation of our food."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "All of the above fits J Alexander's and our server Lisa was fantastic!"
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "This was our first visit and certainly won't be our last. Service was excellent and food was great. The sound level was very good. We were able to carry on a conversation among the four of us without any difficulty, unlike other restaurants of the same caliber."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "We are 3 co-workers whose job has ended. We will be going off in seperate ways so we decided to go out for one last dinner together. We picked J Alexander's since two have us had previously eaten in other locations (Overland Patrk, KS and Palm Beach, FL). We were seated immediately and our server was cheerful and attentive. Two os us had steak (Filet Mignon and Sirlion), 'smashed potatoes', and broccoli, and our friend had the tuna. We also 'shared' a Caesar salad. The meal was fantastic, everything cooked to order. We had an enjoyable evening, good conversation, and great food! If you're looking for a good place to eat, where the food is fresh, and cooked the way you like it, go to J. Alexander's. You won't be disappointed."
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "My wife and I arrived early for dinner. We sat at the bar for a drink and were having such a good time that we stayed there, The food was very good. Both bartenders were on point. I will repeat."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "My wife and I went for an early Sunday dinner and everything was great. The Ahi tuna app. was perfect. Great atmosphere and our waitress was very good."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "The food was amazing! We got the ahi tuna salad for start and it was delicious!!!! I got the crab cakes with mac n cheese and my husband got the cajun steak. Our only complaint, was that his mashed potatoes didn't burn his mouth :) He likes things very hot! Other than that, it was almost the best food we have ever had! We brought our own bottle of wine and they didn't charge for a corking fee. The staff was very knowledgable and friendly. We will definetly be going back again!"
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "My kids and I took my husband to J. Alexanders for his birthday dinner and it was another great experience for us! My husband and I had eaten here before and we knew we would return again soon. It was the kids first time and they loved it! The food was amazing as always and we even tried dessert which was delicious! This has definitely become one of our favorite spots :)"
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "Our experience was fantastic, the greetings by the hostesses and our waitress were wonderful. Our dinner was delicious, the service was the best and we would highly recommend this restaurant. We had an early reservation on a Sunday evening, so the restaurant was quiet, but continued to be, even when it started to get busier."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "The food was excellent (as always), the staff was friendly and accommodating. Will definitely tell my friends and dine with them again soon."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "Good food very crowded a little disappointed in the appetizer selection. Only had a few on menu Good service we will go back just hope they change up the app menu"
    Dined on 1/3/2014
  • "You don't often hear alot about J Alexander's when foodies discuss the latest and greatest places to eat. This place provides consistantly great food at reasonable prices with very attentive service. The atmosphere is classy and sophsiticated but is not over the top. Perfect for a business dinner or a romantic evening."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "Never order french fries. The fries are $5 per order and are cut like the shoe string potato fries in a can."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Disappointing menu. Website showed more options and more impressive presentation. Service was great, atmosphere was nice. The food was fine, it just wasn't the wow we were expecting."
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "Our whole dining experience was simply amazing. The food was fabulous. Our server was very attentive and we thoroughly enjoyed our experience and will definitely be back!!!"
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "The carrot cake is a must have here. Everything else is great, but the carrot cake is what keeps me coming back."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "We went there for our 20th wedding anniversary and it exceeded our very high expectation. Extremely nice and friendly staff and beautiful, polite, and gorgeous young ladies working as waitresses. Offered us different wines for tasting, and every single item arrived on perfect timing on the table, and this was Friday night in a beautiful weather so the place was packed yet they manged to deliver top quality service. They even surprised us with a carrot cake with candle on it at the end. Quality of food was outstanding."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "We had a nice dining experience, because we had reservations our table was waiting for us when we arrived. There was a deline waiting for tables when we arrived and when we left."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "It was my wife's birthday we had been JA's several times I ask where she wanted to go for her birthday and she said JA's"
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "My husband and I ate at J Alexander's for the first time the other night and it was amazing! The place was packed but fortunately we made reservations in advance so it was great to not have to wait long for a table. The service was awesome and the food was delicious! We've already selected our menu choices for our next visit."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Our dining experience was awesome....food, service and atmosphere was outstanding . It made our 32nd wedding anniversary special."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "We went for a girls night. The food was great and the service was awesome. Don't leave without eating the Carrot Cake!"
    Dined on 3/4/2014
  • "Like this restaurant. You can always depend on its consistency of good service and good food."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "We had a great time, our server was very nice and everyone enjoyed the food. My dish was a bit too salty for me but I still enjoyed it. Great carrot cake!!"
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Food was excellent but felt rushed. Entree came before we finished our salads and they kept coming by trying to remove the salad plates which we were still not done with. They seemed to want to get rid of us in a hurry. Waitress was very friendly and apologized for the rushed service."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "As expect, a great dining experience! We love this restaurant!!!"
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "Prime rib over cooked, ask med rare came back med. Other three meals were great, as were the drinks. Thanks , good eveing."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "I have been dining at J. Alexander's for many years and it is consistently wonderful everytime. Great service, outstanding food and a wine list that meets my needs. I have NEVER had a bad meal and that is why it is my go-to neighborhood restaurant of choicel."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "J. Alexander's never disappoints. My wife and I love this restaurant and having moved away to an area where there were no J. Alexander restaurants - we truly missed it, but now that we are back its a great go-to for date night. Food is always fantastic and reasonably priced given what you get, the allow you to bring your own wine and do not charge a corking fee. We went the day after Valentine's Day 2014 (Saturday night) with reservations and anticipated a delay but were seated within 5 minutes of the stated time - impressive given how busy the place was.. Give it a try, you won't be disappointed.."
    Dined on 2/15/2014