The Blind Rabbit - Jax Beach

The Blind Rabbit - Jax Beach

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://theblindrabbitwhiskeybar.com/
  • Phone: 904-595-5915x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Daily hours: 11:30am - 2:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Burgers, Southern
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Access

Getting there

  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from The Blind Rabbit - Jax Beach
The Blind Rabbit - A Burger & Whiskey Bar is a full service restaurant that does handcrafted burgers and whiskey cocktails. Locally sourced ingredients, quality, craft cocktails, craft beer, artisan burgers!
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
The Blind Rabbit - Jax Beach reviews from OpenTable diners
38 reviews since June 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.7
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance3.8
    Noise LevelEnergetic
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
vibrant bar scene (23)fit for foodies (19)neighborhood gem (17)hot spot (16)good for groups (13)late-night find (8)great for lunch (8)great for brunch (3)special occasion (2)notable wine list (2)kid-friendly (1)scenic view (1)romantic (1)Show More
  • Great Food, but noisy!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    The food and service were top notch! The only thing to change is the noise level.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Inconsistent
    mdinflVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Its our go to restaurant in Jax Beach. It continues to be too loud. The burgers are excellent esp the new New Orleans burger. Unfortunately at our last visit both our burger and pork chop were overdone (medium to well) despite a request for medium rare. Told server but did not send back as we didn't want to wait. Great chocolate shake. We'll be back
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GretaLynVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Very loud, booths are uncomfortable but the food is outstanding! Will be back again soon... It's just that good. The mahi Vera Cruz special was out of this world!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Blind Rabbit Rocks!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Went with neighbors who are casual people, who wanted "whiskey" and I wanted "burger"... The food is excellent with gourmet twists on the burgers and home made potato chips drizzled with balsamic vinegar and coated with crumbly cheese...yum! The best fried green tomatoes ever! Had flight(s) of whiskey and beer with choices explained thoroughly by our well-informed and accommodating waitress. Extensive liquor and beer choices! Upscale casual, interesting environment, fun... maybe a touch loud, but you don't go there for romance! Great food, good drinks, great memorable time!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not to be missed!
    gieser
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We were just looking for someplace new to try with friends in town. Stumbled across the Blind Rabbit. We got there about 6:30 but the place really becomes a draw around 7:00. They've got great food - traditional burgers but some with a real twist like the Southern burger or the Holick burger. Their other dishes are pretty cool, too - the southern Cuban sandwich is great and the bourbon pork chop is ridiculously good. Great hangout for a drink and some appetizers (try the gorgonzola chips and fried green tomatoes). It is pretty loud in there but it's to be expected since the bar area was pretty much packed. Other than that, we couldn't find anything that we didn't like. We will be going back again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    RonO
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    We had an awesome experiance at The Blind Rabbit. Food was great, service very good, noise level bordered on excessive. Will definetly come again but probably for a lunch get together rather than dinner.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Best Burgers in town!
    PonteVedraFoodieVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Blind Rabbit is one of our favorite places for casual dining. I think they have the best burgers in the area. We enjoy the Bourbon flights a lot and love the industrial feel. It can get quite loud at night, more low-key for lunch. We prefer sitting in the bar, way more fun!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Way too noisey
    lwolfsonVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    The food was fine but the ambience was terrible. Uncomfortable booths and chairs. Tv's blaring loud sports programing. There is no need for the tv's to be so loud. Acoustics is so bad we were party to everyone else's conversation and had to yell at each other across the table to be heard.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Cool theme - whiskey bar and burgers (great gourmet burgers). Kid friendly also. Kind of loud inside (sports bar-like) but not unbearably loud. And burgers were excellent - try the Southern - fried green tomato & pimiento cheese on burger.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food!!!
    Jenneenee
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Amazing food at blind rabbit! It gets a little loud but the food makes it worth it. Really great craft drinks and did I say amazing food?!?
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Burger Speciality
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We would recommend The Blind Rabbit for their burgers and roots (sweet potatos, fries, tobacco onions). All good. The noise level is one of the higher ones in Jax. Be prepared to shout across the table.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice Surprise in Jax Beach
    MissSuz
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    The Blind Rabbit is a fun an exciting restaurant for those with a curious palate. Very interesting menu options and delicious burgers. Going back again next week. Be sure to order the chips appetizer with the cheese and balsamic. Yummy! My four is not a five not because of the food- it's a food five- it's a little loud at 8 pm and the service could use a little work.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food and drinks!
    Spsquared2
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Wide varity of menu items. I highly recommend the blue cheese chips and goat cheese shrimp and grits! Also, grab a drink. With a high whiskey menu, anyone can find something.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • PonteVedraFoodieVIP
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    We really enjoy this place. The burgers are great and love the whiskey tastings. We enjoy sitting in the bar area more than the dining room.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • As good as expected
    Eat4one
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    Having dined at Blind Fig in Riverside, I already knew what to expect. My husband had the fried chicken with red beans and rice and he said it was well seasoned. I had the oyster and pork belly sandwich and was even better than the version in Riverside. The online menu had items that weren't offered, a bit disappointing. I highly recommend trying this place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food, service slow
    Felipe
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    It was a busy day for them and according to the waiter, the bar was backed up with orders. It took a long time for the drinks to come.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious!
    Archer70VIP
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    We've been to the Blind Rabbit several times, and I've always had one of their amazing burgers. The special on Saturday though, a ribeye steak, looked to0 good to pass up. I'm glad I didn't pass, as it even made their burgers pale in comparison. Delicious food, great whiskey, it was a fun Saturday date night with my wife.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Server memory lapse
    WanderingFoodieVIP
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Our server forgot order of wedge salad and only brought entree. He only offered lame apology.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 20 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 22, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.7
    • Ambiance4.2
    • Service4.6
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The following 65 reviews are from the The Blind Rabbit - Jax Beach reviews archive.
  • A hopping great find!
    CMR1972
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Absolutely the best burger I have ever had! The drink choices were fabulous and the service excellent. The only draw back for me was the noise level. It is quite noisy since it is all an open space. It was difficult to hear the person I was dining with from across the table. The bar area actually seems a little better. I would not let that deter you though as you can feel the energetic vibe and can tell this is a happening place. I highly recommend it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The menu looked great on the web
    NR2011
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Next time I go to Blind Rabbit I will get the burger. My friend I went with said they were great and cooked properly....something you hardly find these days....especially for sliders. The fried green tomatoes had WAY TOO much heat...also the beans and rice. The deep fried bread pudding needed some ice cream or creme anglaise and the Smores in the coffee cup was a looser....I will go back again when I am in the mood for a burger. The menu was very appetizing but the desserts need major work, in my opinion...of which you asked!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Jacksonville's New Food Scene
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    Is living up to the hype! Moved away five years ago and am happily astounded every time I return with the great new, non-chain, restaurants in the area. Delicious!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Disappointed that the special dassert I ordered was out. Don't offer a item you don't have.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • HannahB
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    Great food but extremely loud! Service was slow but they were very busy with many large groups.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    We have been here several times, but this time with our 2 & 4 year old grandkids. They have a great kids menu and were really good about putting the oder in quickly for them. If you go early, it seems like that is when families bring the kids. They really do have the BEST burgers! And our waiter Tyler was knowledgeable about bourbons and whiskeys.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best burgers
    Fredpage
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    Outstanding food beautifully presented. Great service. Great drinks.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Heidi
    Dined on 5/1/2014
    Very well done, the food is great as well as the drink selection. We have been repeat diners.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent choice
    tjax
    Dined on 4/28/2014
    My girl friend and I shared the Poutine appetizer. Mostly fries and gravey, but not soggy at all. I had the Pork Belly and Oyster Sandwich and she had the Short Ribs Slider. We were experimenting, they were ok, and now we can say we tried them. What made the dinner special was our waiter, Jeff. I thought I had a $50 gift card and I gave it to him with enough cash for the balance and tip. He brought it back and said that there was another $50 on the card!! I was stunned and amazed he was honest enough to tell me that. Great drinks. Best to sit away from the bar if you want to be able to listen to the person(s) with you. Very loud on a Monday night at 7pm.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Late-Night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food
    BeachDiner
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    We have been to Blind Rabbit on several occasions and each time we have had an awesome experience. The food is always fresh and burgers have always been cooked just right. Ask for Jacob as your server, he is awesome! He is very attentive and knowledgeable regarding the menu.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great burgers and whiskey
    PvbfoodVIP
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    Blind Rabbit is fun and LOUD. Don't go there to have a business meeting. But, have fun and enjoy the food. The burgers, hand cut fries and tobacco onions are really good! A good wine list and a really good beer list, but the topper is the great whiskey list.
    Special Features:
    Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food and drink selection
    Jbbeach
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    Great food all around. I had a burger which was the best one I have had in Jacksonville area, even with all the gourmet burger place poping up. Had a wood ford double Oaked to complement. Some home made chips for appetizer and the bread pudding balls for desert were excellent. Will be back on Wednesday for $12 flight of whiskey.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great specials, not full (for once)
    JaxGatorVIP
    Dined on 4/17/2014
    I had the Cobia special and, in sharp contrast with all their other meals, was not full after finishing. The food was great quality, but the quinoa just wasn't enough. The beer selection's still pretty vanilla. Chokula's the only dark beer worth drinking.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great concept
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 4/16/2014
    We have been here several times. The burgers are great - all of them. And love the fact you can choose a healthy side if you want. The salads are good also. Nice portion. We had a great waiter who knew his bourbons, which not all the servers do (previous complaint). The noise level is unbearable at times. You can not hear 4 people at a table. And I am also surprised people bring their babies and small children here. So add screaming kids to the mix.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • burger town
    dreamin2
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    AWESOME burger! Cooked perfectly medium and dressed with the fried pickles, it was delicious. Easily the best burger I've had since I could remember.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Late-Night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Burger!
    rldenton
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    The food was great. Reservations were for 7 and we were seated right away. I would go back but probably at a less "popular" time as it was VERY loud and hard to hear.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food & drinks but lacks in so
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 3/23/2014
    Good: burgers! Yes, you come here for them, (not fish) & whiskey/bourbon! The whole idea is to order a "flight' of whiskey-a sampling of 4 from a long list that is divided into 3 prices.The BAD: wait stafff is clueless about the drinks! All these expensive bourbon/whiskey that you want to try but the menu has no descriptions. The place is SO noisy! Concrete floors, wood tables, benches with really high backs and divider walls, open ceiling. It is so dark- bring your phone flash light to see the menu. Next time i think we will sit at the bar....but that doesn't work for a group, and this is a group kind of place. I also don't get the few tv screens - not everyone can see them. either be a sports bar or not, but you can't have it both ways.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food and value
    LInda
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    First time visit and very pleased with the menu selections; delicious sandwiches...the Cuban and the Southern Burger, along with awesome fries; and the well drinks are only $2.50! It is very noisy, but fun.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Service is terrible.
    Jeana77
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    I have been to the Blind Rabbit twice, and both times the service has been so bad I will never go back. The first time I thought might have just been a bad day there but tried it a second time and it was still the worst service I've ever received. The food is good though, if you're lucky enough to get someone to take you order. I go to the Blind Fig frequently and the services is always good. It is unfortunate how different the two are from each other when it comes to taking care of the customers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Blind Rabbit was great!
    knfieldVIP
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    We had a pretty large group (8) on a Saturday night - the restaurant handled it very well. All of the food was delicious too! Definitely returning.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was good when we finally
    foodie
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    Food was good when we finally got it. So loud we could not have a conversation would not go for dinner again would go for drinks.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Bartender a gem
    JedimomVIP
    Dined on 2/12/2014
    We sat at the bar on a Wednesday and had great experience. We split the southern burger, yummy. Our bartender/waiter was delightful. A total recommend.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.