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Juliette's Bistro at Omni Jacksonville Hotel
Juliette's Bistro at Omni Jacksonville Hotel

Juliette's Bistro at Omni Jacksonville Hotel Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.omnihotels.com/findahotel/jacksonville/
  • Email: swittman@omnihotels.com
  • Phone: (904) 791-4995
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am, Saturday - Sunday: 6:30am - 12:00pm; Lunch Daily: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner Nightly: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Southern, American
  • Executive Chef: Kyle Gibbs
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Water Street
  • Public Transit: There is a JTA bus stop only 5 yards from the entry of the main hotel / Juliette"s entrance.
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Juliette's Bistro at Omni Jacksonville Hotel
Get a taste of regional Florida cuisine at our restaurant, or sip a light, refreshing cocktail at Juliette's J bar Lounge.The casual dining you crave is waiting at the Omni Jacksonville Hotel.

Our modern bistro will please your palate with fine exquisite cuisine and wines from around the globe and pamper your spirits with a wonderful ambiance enjoying breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.

J Bar is the perfect place to soak up some local color and meld into the downtown scene at any hour. Satisfy your appetite with small plates of progressive bistro-inspired cuisine, enjoy cocktails or savor a glass of wine. Open every night for cocktails and light fare. Join us any time – we're open late into the night.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Located in the Omni, Juliettes is convenient for anyone attending thr symphony or performances at the Times Union Center.New décor is a vast improvement, but weekend menu is very limited."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "After reading some poor reviews we were a tad leary about dinning here. Our concern was not a problem . We thoroughly enjoyed our meals. The dinning room is very open but still pleasant."
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "How nice to eat across the street from the symphony in Jacksonville! Convenience coupled with delicious food. Great combo. Yummy rolls, too, for those who still eat bread!"
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "I've eaten here before with no problem, this time I left without eating. arrived a little late, the restaurant was understaffed and the staff that was there was rude and overworked. Did not receive my food in time to eat it before our show, had to leave. If you are going to be available for show schedules you need to staff accordingly. Very, very, very unhappy. No apology received when I said we would have to leave, I got this response,,,,"well everyone is having to wait",,,what kind of service is that?"
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "We'd never been to Juliette's Bistro, and went there before the musical Memphis at the Times-Union Center across the street. Great dinner. Perfect timing. Loved it. Happy to have such an elegant restaurant in downtown Jax."
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "Excellent service, good food. Pre concert/show menu is always good."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Tried it before a show at the theatre. Good location, great service staff, but food leaves a lot to be desired. Very limited dinner menu and the quality/taste of the food was very bland. Had shrimp and pasta dish that was exactly that, shrimp mixed with pasta and no flavor....shrimp was mushy. Wife had chicken expecting a chicken breast but it looked and tasted more like a mystery meat...disappointed because we had high expectations. Will not return."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "I had the Blackened Snapper and it was terrible. Way over cooked and dry as a bone. I am not sure it was even snapper. Texture was more like grouper. There was a conference of songwriters where a group played amplified music facing into the restaurant. You could not carry on a conversation at the table because of the loud music. I will not be back. Dennis R Markos"
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "I go there only for the convenience prior to a show at Times-union Moran Center"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Simple menu with everything done extremely well. Scallops and Shrimps not overcooked. Caesar salad with anchovy vinaigrette could use more anchovy flavor (would have preferred real anchovies). Service perfect. Good wine list. Table in the hotel atrium added to the spacious uncrowded ambiance."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "We chose Juliette's because we had tix to Warhorse across the street and my wife had been there before the remodel and said the food and service were fine. The restaurant was less than 1/2 full when we arrived and yet it was 10 minutes before our waitress came to see us. It was all downhill from there. Everything took way too long to come and although we got out in time for the show it was nerve racking. I was in position to watch most of the restaurant's wait staff and realized that it was a matter of very poor management. I could see our waitress serving tables on the opposite end of the place. All of the wait staff has to enter the orders into a single touch screen on the far end of the place. They were at times lined up 3 deep waiting"
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "This restaurant has a great location, especially when you are going to a show across the street. The food is nothing special, and the wine list leaves much to be desired. Both of our meals where lukewarm at best. The service was exceptional."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "My friend and I went for lunch for Valentines Day for the buffet"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "It was a great night for me and my future wife. The oyster appetizer was to die for. Our waitress wasn't the best but dat dam precious came over and made our night. Overall it was a great experience."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We had a very enjoyable dinner evening. The service was astounding; valet, host and hostess, servers. I was thoroughly impressed. Food was excellent. Fried green tomatoes were the best I've ever had."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Both the service and the food were horrible - I will never go back! Do not waste your money...I never eat at fast food restaurants but would choose to eat at one over going back to Juliette's Bistro at the Omni."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "When we come to the downtown for theater/music productions at the Times-Union Center for Performing Arts, we like to have dinner first. We want a special, although not exorbitant, meal to make a great night of it. Juliette's Bistro fills those criteria, plus the wait staff is very careful to make sure of the time we want to leave the make the curtain time, and they have never disappointed us in getting us out by that time. This time, we brought friends, one of whom must have gluten-free food (which is not always easy to find in restaurants.) Juliette's offered a wide variety of choices, and her meal was delicious. I was glad to be able to bring her to a great place that could meet her needs as well."
    Dined on 1/22/2014
  • "Grabbed a bite before catching a show at the Performing Arts Center. Food was delicious and they had a good wine selection."
    Dined on 1/7/2014
  • "Considering this was a New Year's eve last minute reservation at a downtown hotel hosting the Gator Bowl the next day, we felt fortunate to get a table. The food was good. The wine list was sparse. The service was hurried, probably because they were trying to turn the table over. We had a 6:45 reservation. I had the duck which was very good. My friend had the filet mignon which she liked. All in all a good experience."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "We use Juliette's for after concert meal. We had friends in for the holiday and went there for New Year's Eve dinner. They were impressed with the restaurant in all aspects. The only negative element is the introduction of a shuffleboard in the bar area. This draws a rather loud crowd, especially when associated with football. Otherwise a wonderful place to eat and enjoy. The wait staff is noteworthy, competent and helpful without being intrusive."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "The restaurant was dim and very quiet. The waitress was very attentive and polite. It's a little on the expensive side, but it's a good restaurant for special occasions."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "My mom, 9 year old and I went to Juliette's for Christmas dinner. There were lots of couples and other families but the noise level was not high at all. The decor and ambiance were wonderful and service was good. They had a special Christmas dinner as well as their full menu available. The food was delicious and the prime rib was especially tender. The only downside was that their machine could not process Visa gift cards (mine was the third one that wouldn't work while we were there). We will definitely go back, though."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "While we gather with members of our large family here in Jacksonville on Christmas Eve, our new tradition is that we celebrate on Christmas Day in the serene, sophisticated, urban restaurant at the Omni Hotel....just the two of us! This is our second year of treating ourselves to this luxury, and we hope to be able to continue dining at the Omni downtown for Christmases to come! Joanne Liberty"
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "The food was tasty and service very good. Wait staff professional and responsive. Atmosphere was upscale and a great compliment for a theatre night out. Convenient parking and a short walk to Times Union building made this a great date night option."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "Saturday night before an event at thetheater. As we entered, couldn't hear the waitress for the noise and she could not hear us without me raising my voice.Asked for a quiet section of the restaurant; told there were none. Could see empty tables further from tvs and noisy bar. Told they were reserved. Got up to leave and another server escorted us to a quieter table. Husband ordered gumbo but he had to remind the server. It came late and was quite spicy but good. brandy shrimp was ok. Oyster chowder had a few oysters but tasted very milky. I ordered crab cakes which were mediocre. The iced tea tasted like instant. NOT GOOD in the South! Had no alcohol, meal was well over $50 and mediocre. Don't plan on returning."
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "I've been to Juliette's numerous times before for work lunches and occasionally for dinner, but have never been on a weekend or with my 4-year-olds. We were headed to the ballet and wanted a nice lunch beforehand and Juliette's was an obvious choice. Thankfully, I was not disappointed. The server was gracious to me and my children, and a delicious meal in a comfortable atmosphere was had by all. The menu is not that enterprising which makes it a good choice when dining with picky-eaters (young and old)."
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "We were treating my new mother-in-law before the ballet. We discovered the restaurant a few months ago on our way to the theatre. The place was busy and the food and service was memorable the first time. This time was not the case. Our server was extremely friendly, attentive and pleasant. She offered helpful suggestions for wine and entrees. I choose the fish (grouper?), and it was extremely over cooked to the point where I couldn't cut into it with a knife without it bouncing all over my plate. I'm not one to complain, but my husband noticed my struggle with my entrée. Atone point the bartender yelled to our server from the bar that she had the wrong wine for my mother in law. The server was clearly embarrassed. Very disappointed"
    Dined on 12/6/2013
  • "For some reason, restaurants downtown change their menu to a pricey, limited menu whenever there is a show. I was so pleased that Juliette's had a light sandwich menu when we were there before the symphony last month, that I made reservations for my friends and I to have dinner before we went to see Flashdance. Most people DO NOT want a heavy meal before they have to sit 3 hours at a show. The manager graciously allowed us to use the bar menu, but it was not the same menu that they had a month ago. Won't be recommending it again."
    Dined on 12/10/2013
  • "My husband and I are always looking for a convenient restaurant with good food to go to before the Symphony. Juliette's Bistro is just the thing! They have a great selection of sandwiches, salads and paninis. If you are looking for something more substantial, they have that too."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "Food was excellent, only had a burger, but very good! Bar staff very friendly, had a great evening! Would definitely stay there again. Just wish I lived closer!"
    Dined on 10/12/2013
  • "The food has greatly improved since the arrival of the new chef. We heard there's a new menu coming and we're looking forward to it, not so much that the current menu is bad, as that we'd like the chef to put his "signature" on their offerings. It's been coming for a while and we're not sure what the hold up is. Maybe in time for the holidays? BTW, the service here is excellent, attentive without being intrusive. If you haven't been here in a while, do give it a try."
    Dined on 10/28/2013
  • "My wife and & were attending the symphony across the street, and this dinner location was simply chosen out of ease for attending. I would offer that anyone who makes the same decision review what shows are playing the same evening. Unfortunately for us the "You Think You Can Dance" review was playing at the same theatre and the Omni Juliette's Bistro wait staff were completely overwhelmed. A table next to us with 14 people seated turned back 9 dishes which quickly delayed every single table after that. There is a minimal wine list that could easily be purchased at Publix so prices were 25% over the necessary, and the food was cold on arrival. All in all not a great experience."
    Dined on 10/26/2013
  • "Juliettes always has a show menu with very good options, I would highly recommend Juliettes for anyone going to a show across the street at the times union, they have fast service and a very pleasant atmosphere. Only drawback was it is a little noisy but not enough to stay away."
    Dined on 10/26/2013
  • "My salmon was cooked to perfection however my partner's veal was tough and chewy. Orange creme brûlée was not creamy but lumpy!! I use this restaurant when going to the Times- Union bldg. for a show as it is very convenient."
    Dined on 10/22/2013
  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our meals: pan-seared scallops, and grilled grouper. Unfortunately, our main courses were delivered while we were still enjoying our flatbread appetizers. The waiter stood there with the dinners in his hands waiting for us to move the appetizer plates out of the way so he could put down the entrees. Overall we were happy; the bread pudding added to our experience, and the fact that we were across the street from The Moran Theater made it very convenient for the show we were in Jax for."
    Dined on 10/18/2013
  • "A restaurant in this type of Hotel should never be backed up. We sat down at 6:30pm to make the Mama mia concert and I chose the specially prepared Menu for the concert. We had to wait nearly one hour for the entrees, did not have time for desert, many other tables were complaining and we almost missed the start of the concert. Only staff comment "kitchen backed up". Not acceptable."
    Dined on 10/18/2013
  • "The food is very good. There are lighter fare options which is helpful for those wanting less dinner. We were shown a table first that seemed in the middle of the room and when we asked for something less exposed , there was some initial hesitation on the part of the hostess but the request was quickly granted by a manager and we had a table for 4 against the wall. This is a great restaurant for anyone going to the Symphony. WE had a 6:15 reservation on a Friday night which was more than enough time to eat leisurely and get to the show."
    Dined on 10/18/2013
  • "Hostess stand was not "manned" when I arrived.The first bad sign. I walked around inside to find someone. When I located the hostess & told her I had a reservation, she looked at me like I was nuts. Another bad sign. "Restaurant is just an extension of the bar - TVs all over the place. Never more than 3 tables, including mine, were occupied while I was there. Martini served half full. Servers were bored out of their minds - spent most of their time talking to each other the whole time I was there. The food was acceptable but it was too dark to get a really good look at it! Not a place I would ever want to go back to. Just a spot for hotel guests to drop into when they are desperate or don't want to leave the hotel."
    Dined on 10/9/2013