Eleven South Bistro
Great night out with friends. Highly recommend this restaurant.
This visit to Eleven South for dinner was not up to its usual level of excellence. There were four of us and our waiter, Luke, seemed to be more arrogant than welcoming and friendly. My husband and I shared the chili rellenos appetizer which Luke termed as "huge". While tasty, it was far from huge, providing only about 3 bites for each of us. Price was either $12 or $13. So we felt the value was poor. Our friends shared a nice sized cheese platter and were pleased with their selections. For dinner, I ordered the half rack of lamb and asked for medium rare preparation. Luke told me that the chef recommended a medium temperature so took his advice. The sides of veggies (sun-dried tomato and spinach) and the parmesan gnocchi were delicious. However, the lamb was dry with almost no pink. And the advertised 4 ribs were more like 2. I had maybe 6 bites of meat in all. At $28, this was another poor value! My husband enjoyed his haddock special and our friends said their scallops and steak were excellent. That's why I rated the food 4 stars rather than 2 or 3. The cappuccinos and coffees were a nice end to the evening out with friends. Although this was a Monday night, the restaurant was very noisy. Midway through our meal, a group of 8 was seated behind us and they were speaking at the top of their lungs. From then on, we had a hard time hearing each other at our table. So given everything I mentioned, with so many other excellent restaurant choices, I am not sure I will want to go back to Eleven South any time soon.
Chicken was not cooked properly. The room was so loud I could not have a conversation with my husband. There was a party of about 8 that thought they were the only ones in the restaurant.
11 South continues to deliver! I am giving only 4 stars on the food because my wife thought her fish special was a bit lacking in flavor. Otherwise, a great experience.
This place is absolutely fantastic for any romantic date night, or really any night at all. We had such a wonderful time, our server Jeremy was so great! We had the scallops and steak, both delicious.
First time visit...food was awesome, superb drinks, excellent service, pleasant staff!!
Last fine dining before we move up north after 10 years in Jax. Eleven South has been one of our favorites. We had the artisan bread, tomato bisque soup and ceasar salad as apps - all excellent. For Entrees we got the chicken dish and a red snapper special. Both excellent but one minor complaint. The chicken should not be servced in a bowl - it is difficult to navigate and cut. Portions are good - not huge but not small as some other restaurants in Ponte Vedra serve. Overall value is excellent for what you get. And of course, the wine selection is great.
All in all we will miss Eleven South.
We enjoy this restaurant with friends. The servers are knowledgeable.
Eleven South is always a wonderful way to celebrate a special occasion.
The food and service is excellent. It bothers us that we have to order and pay for
bread but at least the bread is good!
Certain tables are very noisy and try to get quieter ones when we go.
Overall, a very pleasant experience. The service was exceptional. Water glasses were promptly refilled, and the timing of the meal was spot on. The bar was able to make a requested grapefruit martini that was not on their menu and it was delicious. Loved the ambience, however the noise level is very loud. Food was delicious, especially the veal chop Oscar, but both our meals and sides were not served as hot as we prefer. Brussel sprouts with bacon were delicious but whipped potatoes were very bland.
10th wedding anniversary
Seated initially in the main dining area which is next to the bar. Extremely noises. Our waitress offered to re seat us outside which was much quieter.
Waitress was outstanding. Very attentive to us even though the restaurant was full. Food was very good and they were flexible on how your desired entree was presented.
Everything was great this time going in. Our server was sweet and informative about our questions. Food came out fast and delicious.
The service was terrible and the food not good enough to support the price.
Great food and service. My favorite restaurant.
Not enough menu choices and the noise level is too loud.
Service and pace of the dinner was spot on. Super wine list.
Yes, for the food and service, but not for the noise level or for a first date! We couldn't even hear each other, had to repeat ourselves several times, and we were about as far away from the bar area in the dining room as we could get! Painfully loud until about 9pm when it finally became barrable, and this was on a Wed. night! Can't imagine what a Friday sounds like in there!
We are huge fans of this fabulous restaurant. Sophisticated yet not pretentious. It reminds us of a neighborhood gem. we love the food and spirits and recommend everything! The highlight is the staff. They really make you feel special and indulge us all the time. Elsa is absolutely remarkable. She deserves ten stars!
Service, food and atmosphere quite wonderful. ... thank you for a lovely experience!! Keep up the good work.
Absolutely fantastic meal. Highly recommend and can not wait to go back. Best creme brûlée I’ve ever tasted.
We dine out a lot. This place gets it right. Excellent inventory of wine. Specials are really special. Wait staff knowledgeable. Everyone is smiling and friendly.
Celebrated my husbands birthday at 11 th south! Had a fabulous meal from start to finish. The waiter was knowledgeable and professional. Another fantastic meal tonight. 11th south never disappoints our expectations.
Excellent meal, beautiful presentation
Foor was very good. Thought is was a bit cheapo not to offer something for my girlfriends birthday.
Excellent happy hour with $7 premium wine & $6 premium
drinks. Delicious food served professionally by Elsa.
We’ll be back!
Great meal and service.
My husband and I had a superb meal. Food beautifully presented, recommendations were spot on and service exceptional. Restaurant was busy so food took a while to arrive but will still recommend and will definitely be back.
Great dinner with great service! We had a wonderful meal here including dessert!
Interesting outside dining area --- heat lamps keep everything comfortable on a cool evening. Excellent staff and reasonable food options.
Eleven Ocean was everything we expected and more! An outstanding dinner complete with delicious appetizers,drinks and meal. Everything was perfect! The cheese tray and charcuterie selections were perfect for our group of 6. The wedge salad was one of the best I have ever had! The Alaskan Halibut was cooked to perfection! We can’t say enough wonderful things about Eleven South!
Excellent. Nice bar with stout drinks. Service was on point. Had wedge salads, flounder, and scampi appetizer and it was very fresh and delicious.
This is our go-to place for anniversaries and birthdays.
Just as good as last visit. Nice to see a restaurant with wine lockers and a great wine list. The food selections and entree’s naturally follow. The service and food were great just like last visit. Highly recommended.
Service sets a very high bar!!
One of our favourite restaurants in the Ponte Vedra / Jax Beach area. Usually it would be all 5's but my wife's fish was overcooked slightly so little dry. All else was excellent as always. The tuna/avocado tartar appetizer is to be highly recommended. Service is always first class. Still one of our favourite places.
Service was good. Ambience was excellent. They gave me a free dessert. I think we made poor menu choices. Next time we will
Have the steak.
The food was good. This place is so loud you are essentially shouting at each other. We will not be back. It could be better if you are sitting outside.