We enjoyed our entire evening out at The Blue Fish. Our waiter was absolutely fabulous as was our meal. We will be sure to return soon!!
Food was excellent!
Very limited valet parking. Excellent food and wait staff
Nice restaurant with lots of outdoor seating both front and back. Highly recommend the mac and cheese with shrimp and scallops.
Oyster selection was excellent and fish flaky & delicious. Servers were a bit timid but cheerful, led to some awkward moments when they didn't understand our desire for additional time or that they were interrupting conversation. On the whole a great experience in a beautiful neighborhood.
The Blue Fish offers several fresh catch fish to choose from then allows you to select from quite a few preparation options. I chose the Trigger Fish and had it blackened. It was outstanding. One of the best fish entrees I’ve ever had. There were 5 of us and everyone raved over the meal from the beginning — which included calamari with a Thai sauce and oysters on the half shell — to each of our meals. Totally awesome.
Had the black and white tuna. Perfectly cooked, although the soba noodles were all stuck together and the soy based sauce was overly salty. The special salmon entry was good but certainly nothing special. Risotto was more like soupy rice. Not creamy. Wait service very good.
Excellent, went for Easter dinner, we will be returning. Highly recommend to anyone who has not tried the blue fish yet. You will not be disappointed.
Have been to this restaurant before w/o issues but on Easter Blue Fish operations completely fell apart. My Benedict dish was stone cold as well as my mothers, the 10 minute redo turned into 30 minutes & 2nd Benedict dish had no sauce & eggs were hard boiled. My cousins finished dish was unclear the entire meal! Drinks were deposited on the corner of the table & we had to distribute them ourselves. We did get 2 meals taken off the bill but even then the manager didn't clear the plate. Will not be going back anytime soon.
We came for Easter brunch and they had a wonderful buffet set up along with some delicious brunch options.
Excellent seafood in a great Jacksonville neighborhood.
Great service and beautiful restaurant. Thank you Sam for taking care of us
Blue Fish is our favorite brunch spot in Jacksonville! We take all of our out of town guests there anytime we have a chance. The outdoor courtyard in the back is perfect and we especially enjoy taking our dog with us when we plan to sit outside!
For the first time I was disappointed in Blue Fish. We dine there about 5 times each year, and the food is always excellent/outstanding. This time, however, our meal took 45 minutes to
serve the 6 of us. Our server did not know about gluten free options and had to ask about
salad dressings and entrees. Then our bills were mixed up (I paid for our friends' meals).
We'll go again, because the food is terrific, but we were disappointed with this visit, especially
the service time.
Large party with kids during lent......and it went without a hitch!
A restaurant that we always try to visit when we are in Jacksonville. Great seafood and service.
The staff was very helpful and explanatory. The food was great. We got in a little late so they were obviously closing soon, but when they were with us, you couldn’t ask for better service. I enjoyed it very much. The options are very unique and original.
We have been to Blue Fish on numerous occasions driving up 30 miles from St. Augustine to Avondale. It is the kind of restaurant where you can make a last minute decision to go out to eat and know that the experience will be great and worth the drive. The food is terrific and imaginative and the service is outstanding
We almost always sit outside in the front of the restaurant There is outside dining in back but sitting on the mainstreet in this small city is the best.
We came for the oysters !between the party of 5, we had raw , Rockefeller and casino .., all are yummy ... we also ordered the calamari abs soft shell crab with drinks .. sat near the open front patio , perfect for the beautiful weather
Very nice place. The service was a little slow, which was not understandable due to the place not being very busy, but our server was nice and the food was wonderful! We will definitely be back when we are in town.
Service is always hit or miss here. Took forever for bottle of wine to arrive at the table - actually oysters arrived before. Then when the oysters were dropped off there was no explanation of what was what (2 of each). Server didn't remove crackers and other stuff on table and due to table being a small 2 person table, we had stuff everywhere. Just not the attention to detail that you expect or know from other places in the neighborhood. I'll go back but I always expect slow service here.
Baked oyster appetizer was delicious
My herb crusted fish entrée was not herb crusted and rather bland
My wife's shrimp and scallop mac and cheese entrée wasn't cheesy at all although the seafood was great.
First had appetizer and a cocktail upstairs. Great waiter! Then had dinner downstairs. Fresh seafood, well prepared. Great service. Love when we can sit outside. Only complaint from our past few visits is the noise level.
Fresh fish options were great. Waitress was very knowledgeable about the menu and made good recommendations on which sauces would be best for the fresh fish we selected. Loved the option to have “small plate” size which was perfect amount of food to leave room for appetizers or dessert. Had quiet table in back patio which was good for conversation with friends.
I've always enjoyed my experience at Blue Fish. Fortunately, not busy but my service was still slow.
Bland food, waiter was good though
This is a great place to eat in a very nice little area of Jacksonville. Highly recommended
Our waiter was very attentive. The food was extraordinary, the prices expensive but reasonable for the quality of food provided, and the atmosphere was just delightful.
The food was mediocre at best. We were disappointed. Service was slow but waitstaff was friendly and responsive when around. Seemed as if there weren’t sufficient servers. Probably won’t go back for dinner. The Blue Fish fell way short of its good reviews.
The food was delicious . The seafood was fresh. However, the service was slow. It took a long time for the waiter to even bring bread to the table. Maybe because it was Valentine Day weekend.
First rate staff. Exceptionally prepared food. A bit crowded and noisy at 5:30pm on a Saturday.
Good food will visit again when in the area. Good seafood restaurant.
This is our favorite local restaurant and we enjoyed a Valentine's Day dinner there this week. The fish is fresh & delicious, and the sauces are very tasty. Its great that they have small portions that are not super expensive (although the small portions are not offered on special occasions like Valentines Day). I had the mixed grill & Anita had the lobster tail, and both were excellent. Our neighbor Matt is a chef there, and we have our favorite servers - Don, Katie, and Lauren, and we discovered a new server, Ryan, who was also great. Can't beat this place!
We went for a nice Valentines Day lunch and had a wonderful experience. Food and service were great. We will have to go back to try desserts!!
Very nice meal (4 of us). The only problem was waitress forgot to bring out a salad, but food was great.
Consistent food and service. I try to order from the daily specials . Enjoy the back patio and fountain when the weather is nice.
I think the restaurant will do better as they operate longer. Was disappointed in the food and the service but to be fair there were many items we saw at other tables that looked very appetizing.
Had reservations for 7:30P on a Saturday. Was not seated until 8:10P. Restaurant was loud, hard to hear our server and limited our conversation. Food was good.
Eight of us came here for my sister’s 60th birthday. Everything was excellent! Paul was our server and did a great job.