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For 2
Date
Sat, 2/24
Time
9:30 PM
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Black Sheep Restaurant

4.5
1064 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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Black Sheep is an independent restaurant located in Jacksonville"s historic 5-Points in Riverside. Our focus is on fresh, local ingredients, hand-crafted food, and gracious service. We offer a full bar, signature cocktails, craft beers and an excellent wine list. We offer fast-casual lunch Monday through Friday, dinner Monday through Saturday, and brunch Saturday and Sunday.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, American, Southern
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Hours of operation
Happy Hour: Daily 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 10:30am - 3:00pm, (limited menu 3pm-5pm), Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm (limited menu 11pm-midnight), Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 9:30am - 3:00pm (limited menu 3pm-5pm),
Roof top dining, bar and lounge Sunday - Thursday 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 12:00pm (Limited menu 11-midnight)
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Phone number
(904) 380-3091
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Waylon Rivers
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Margaret St & Oak St.
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Parking details
The Riverside Trolley is available during Lunch hours Monday-Saturday.
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Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1064 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
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4.5
service
4.6
ambience
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OpenTable Diner (Jacksonville)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

My favorite restaurant! You'll never forget the distinctive triangular building and will love the rooftop bar!

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Celeste (Jacksonville)
3.0  Dined 6 days ago

I am vegetarian and the options provided were VERY limited. If you are a fan of meat this would be a good place to try. Food was tasty and service was great. I would return for the roof top and drinks.

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bazbaz65 (Jacksonville)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

Enjoyed sitting in the Rooftop area. Service was a little slow as the area filled up but we'll be back.

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OpenTable Diner (Jacksonville)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Beautiful restaurant in the Riverside area. Enjoyed a craft cocktail at the bar and a lovely meal on the rooftop. Excellent service and wonderful selection of local ingredients. Perfect way to spend a gorgeous evening.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Great service with rooftop dining!

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OpenTable Diner (Jacksonville)
4.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

All of the food was amazing! The Steak Diane was the best ribeye I've ever had and the Korean Braised Short Ribs were great!

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MatthewC (Jacksonville)
3.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

The dessert was horrible. Brownie with ice cream is a simple construction and the ice cream had zero flavor. I tried the ramen and found clumps of noodles together, which was a little disappointing but not the worst thing but I would not pay for it again. The server was amazing.

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Jason (Tallahassee)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Every time we visit Jacksonville we make it a point to eat at Black Sheep. The fried olives are excellent (I don't like olives) and they have the best grits I have ever tasted.

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Desifoodie (Jacksonville)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

My friend and I made a last min reservation here after a very unsatisfactory experience at a nearby restaurant. We wanted to get a rooftop table here but a 30 min wait didn’t seem appealing so we chose to dine downstairs. Our server was a very polite and attentive young man who was a welcome relief from the experience we had earlier in the evening at River and Post. We actually left that restaurant after we had waited 15 mins and not even gotten a glass of water at our table.
For our dinner experience here, we ordered the smoked trout rillettes and wow!! It was delicious! I’d definitely order that again. For my entree I ordered the braised lamb neck. While I loved the flavor, I was not a fan of the rice cakes that are added to it. It had a very gummy texture and did nothing for the dish. At first I thought it was pasta but the texture is so unpleasant that I just put it aside.
My friend got the grass fed burger with a side of Mac and cheese. That Mac and cheese.....is to die for!! O. M. G!! They used to have the blue cheese savory bread pudding but I don’t see it on the menu now. This Mac and cheese is right up there with that pudding. One bite of it made my night. I was done, satisfied and ready to go home with it!!
Whatever Black Sheep is doing, I hope they stay in business for a long time. The service is always friendly and attentive and the food is phenomenal.

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LenM (Jacksonville)
4.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Very positive feedback from my business guests. We enjoyed the roof top dining experience. Great ambience. Food for the price point was average but certainly not exceptionally good. Would return.

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