About 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 as well as live music on our piano every evening. Cooking Demo's and catered events in our Banquet room. 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 Chicken Stephanie, Penne Ryan 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 and fresh jumbo scallops, 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.

10601-109 San Jose Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32257
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Hours of Operation Sunday, Tuesday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 9:30pm; Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm: Closed Mondays.

Cross Street:
Hartley Rd

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(904) 268-4458

Website:
http://www.enzas.net/

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.

Catering:
Let us cater your next party from 20 to 200, we can help make your next party or event a success.

Executive Chef:
Michael Huff

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Live Cooking Demo's Monthly

Enza's Italian Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Authentic (57)
Special Occasion (56)
Good for Anniversaries (52)
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Good for Birthdays (49)
Neighborhood Gem (48)
Good for a Date (44)
Live Music (37)
Romantic (32)
Casual (30)
Worth the Drive (29)
Comfort Food (28)
Bar Seating (26)
Good for Groups (24)
Fun (19)
Business Meals (18)
Cozy (17)
Quiet Conversation (17)
Creative Cuisine (14)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Vibrant Bar Scene (11)
Notable Wine List (10)
Kid-friendly (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Hot Spot (9)
Happy Hour (8)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Late-night Find (7)
Local Ingredients (7)
Great for Lunch (7)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Disabled Access (6)
Healthy (6)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Seasonal (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Great for Brunch (3)
Live Sports (2)
Organic (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
People Watching (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Vegan (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Spicy (1)
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vip
 (Jacksonville)·Dined 3 days ago

Went with the family for my birthday. We had a large party, so entrees spread the menu gamut, from kids items to salads to chicken dishes. The food was fantastic as usual.

The piano player even played Happy Birthday to me.

I recommend using Open Table when making a reservation for Enza's over calling in. This place is hoping 6 days a week. Get in while you can.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Creative Cuisine, Vegan, Late-night Find, Comfort Food
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·Dined 5 days ago

Great food as always, service was wonderful!! One of my favorite local spots!

Tags: Disabled Access, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Quick Bite, Good for Groups, Live Music, Handcrafted Cocktails, People Watching
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on January 11, 2018

We had the most wonderful experience! The service was excellent. Ida is a very attentive and genuinely caring person. Very personable. The food was delicious - seafood over pasta. Yum. Everyone smiles as they pass by even if you're not sitting at 'their' table. We like that. Brian at the piano is a delight. Not too loud and a good variety of songs. The restaurant is very pretty and clean. And Enza and Mike are always available should you need anything else.

Tags: Live Music, Authentic, Special Occasion, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Fun
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Enza’s never fails to impress with great dishes, reasonable prices, and friendly service. The meatball appetizer is a must! Delicious! We always feel welcome and special. Whenvever we are in Jacksonville (visiting from Orlando) we plan our trip with a visit to Enza’s!

Tags: Live Music, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Hot Spot, Bar Seating, Casual
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on January 8, 2018

Good food and great service. A nice variety of moderately priced menu items. Amanda our server provided friendly and excellent attentive service.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Jacksonville)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Enza’s was excellent as always and Linda is a fabulous server!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

It was sn overall exceptional evening! We were seated immediatey with reservations. Our Server was a bit impersonal though and seemed preoccupied at first but he came out of his shell towards the end of the evening.

Tags: Cozy, Authentic, Live Music, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on January 6, 2018

We are in love with this place. We love the piano, the warm greeting from Wayne, the terrific service and the AWESOME Italian food!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on January 6, 2018

As always we enjoyed our meal. Little bit loud this visit, but a busy night.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Authentic
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vip
 (Jacksonville)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Been quite a few times but was quite let down this time. Service was super slow. Food was just ok. My pasta was cooked terribly. A large party was sat immediately next to us and they were so loud that we couldn’t hardly talk ourselves. It was a disappointing and expensive evening.

Tags: Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Bar Seating
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on January 6, 2018

I have been to Enza's before - probably about 10 times. It has always been excellent.
On this visit we had the Grouper Francesc. It was the very best Grouper dish I have ever had!
The waitress, Amanda, was perfect. All the employees were friendly and welcoming.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Healthy, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on January 6, 2018

Service was mediocre and entree was lukewarm when served. Meal did not have a good flow in terms of when brought food.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Great ambiance with the live music. Awesome server. But after a great start with appetizers, the food service took a big dive. There was over an hour between the 2 meals- kids lost their appetites & nobody except the poor server came to the table to address the issue. My reservation was for 715, the dinners arrived at 930- after I complained. Totally unacceptable. If the food & our server hadn’t been good, the entire review would be bad. After arguing & making weird excuses like “those smaller tables will get dinners before your large table”, the owner even said “There’s video monitors I can check to see how long you’ve waited (which is pretty crass in my opinion)”. I begged her to go ahead & look at them. She came back apologizing- paying for our appetizers & offering desserts. So, while kind that she made up for it, just goes to show sometimes arguing leaves a bad taste. Again, good food & service is the only reason I’d still recommend.

Tags: Live Music, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Always enjoy our visit to Enza’s. The food was wonderful as always , service was a tad slow but there were many large parties having dinner so it wasn’t unexpected.

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·Dined on January 3, 2018

After dining in New Year’s and experiencing the crowds, it was wonderful on Tuesday evening. The food was delicious as always and the service impeccable. We enjoyed delicious cocktails from the bar and the bread was served fresh and hot! I had canneloni. The marinara is the best in Jax. Make sure to make a reservation unless you get there early. Save room for dessert!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Tasting Menu, Casual, Romantic, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We were there for New Years Eve. Wonderful as always!

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Tags: Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Fun, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Excellent food. Service was a little lacking, but it WAS NYE. The place was packed.

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Live Music, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Comfort Food
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Enza's is a long time favorite local Italian restaurant with fabulous food, drinks and friendly staff. We went on New year's Eve and had a GREAT experience - even though the restaurant was crowded. They had a piano player who made the evening special. Nicely done for sure.

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Live Music
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vip
 (Jacksonville)·Dined on January 1, 2018

The food tasted fantastic-at least what was served correctly. The reservation was incorrect and they had to scramble to find a table. Then the waiter dumped a pitcher of water on my mother, next he dumped her martini, brought her the wrong dinner, messed up my father's dinner and then took an hour to bring us our checks. Food is good, but not good enough to deal with such TERRIBLE service! I won't be back.

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Enza’s is the best authentic Italian restaurant in Jacksonville. Food and service always top notch. If your going out for a special occasion dining there is none better.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fun, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

My family was in for New Years. We were able to get in a fairly big family group on a days notice. We had a great spot to sit, away from the "romantic" side of the restaurant. The food was really good, and plentiful. We did not have to wait long. The service was good.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Excellent food when it finally arrived, waiter was very good with the situation.

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vip
 (Jacksonville)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Best Italian food

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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Everything from start to finish was perfect. Our server Megan was outstanding, never missed a beat with our seven top. Enza even came and introduced herself, and checked on our experience. We will be back very soon!!!

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vip
 (Jacksonville)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Salad is really good. Bread good as well. Italian wine list is a little weak. Lasagna was dry. Just ok. Nothing to get excited about except the salad.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Food was excellent as was service. Menu choices were plentiful

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Wonderful from start to finish. The scallop special is out of this world.

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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on December 22, 2017

The service was excellent and very professional. Food was taste and more than enough. Desert was unbelievable so rich.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Live Music, Worth the Drive, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Enza's was wonderful as always. The food was amazing, we especially liked the chicken francaise and the chicken soup. It's perfect for any celebration.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 17, 2017

We went for a dinner date, came from out of town and had an amazing meal! The service was great as well. Overall, a perfect place. Real authentic Italian food! Highly recommend this restaurant. Wish it was closer to where I live because I would try almost everything on the menu!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Casual, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on December 16, 2017

This is an excellent restaurant, the ambiance is phenomenal!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic, Authentic
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·Dined on December 16, 2017

Went to Enza's for our 10th wedding anniversary. It was an excellent choice. A little noisier then we would have liked but we were still able to enjoy ourselves!

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 15, 2017

Great for casual evening out with good food and good service. Pricing is average for mid to up-scale dining .

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vip
 (Jacksonville)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Enza was off and the taste of the dishes we ordered was different ! A different cook makes a difference. All dishes were still good but fell short of our expectations. We will return to experience Enzas' cooking !!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Jacksonville)·Dined on December 9, 2017

The waitress was very nice, and new alot about the menu and their wine selection. I got the meatball appetizer. The waitress praised it as being the best appetizer on the menu. The meatball was rubbery and tasteless. It was one of the worst meatballs I've ever had in my life. I think I'have had better out of a can. Then I had the eggplant parmesan for my entree. It too was one of the worst I've ever tasted. The sauce was bland, and there was more bread than eggplant. At first the waitress served me someone else's dish, as I was about to cut into it, she took it right out from under me, and put the eggplant in front of me. I guess she must have given the original plate to another customer. We had the banana cream pie for dessest which was the best thing I ate at this place.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Casual, Business Meals
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vip
 (Jacksonville)·Dined on December 9, 2017

We love Enza's. It's always our Special Occasion choice as well as just an any time treat! I love having the door opened for guests, live piano music, and excellent food and service.

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·Dined on December 7, 2017

Delicious food, pleasant service. Thank you for making our Anniversary dinner so nice. We will certainly be back.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Late-night Find, Tasting Menu, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Afternoon Coffee, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Afternoon Tea, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Fun
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vip
 (Jacksonville)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Food, service and atmosphere always excellent! A real neighborhood gem with a friendly atmosphere.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Live Music, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating
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·Dined on December 4, 2017

Great food and service! I have food allergies and the chef, himself, came to our table to address my needs. Then he created a delicious entree that I could eat that I thoroughly enjoyed. To top it off, he came back at the end of the meal to ask if my meal was good. WOW!! Talent AND customer service from the Chef!! Win/win!!! Will go back again.

Tags: Vegan, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

The food was impeccable, fresh, and prepared to order. The pasta was fresh and homemade. Service was excellent. We can't wait to go back!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Casual, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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