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21 of the Best Restaurants Near NAS Jacksonville, FL
21 Of the Best Restaurants Near NAS Jacksonville FL21 Of the Best Restaurants Near NAS Jacksonville FL

21 of the Best Restaurants Near NAS Jacksonville, FL


Florida cuisine aims to please with fresh seafood favorites and multicultural meals that showcase the area’s diversity. Whatever food you’re into, restaurants around NAS Jacksonville will satisfy your appetite. Florida’s signature flavors can be found at restaurants, fast food joints, and food trucks on and off base.

This list of restaurants near NAS Jacksonville, FL, is just a starting point as you get to know this community. Be sure to talk with your new neighbors to find even more local hot spots that serve up just the flavor you’re looking for.

If you know what you are hungry for, click any of the links below to go straight to the information.
(1-5) American Restaurants on NAS Jacksonville
(6) NAS Jacksonville Food Court
(7-10) American Restaurants near NAS Jacksonville
(11-13) Asian Restaurants near NAS Jacksonville
(14) Brazilian Restaurants near NAS Jacksonville
(15-16) French Restaurants near NAS Jacksonville
(17-18) Italian Restaurants near NAS Jacksonville
(19-21) Seafood Restaurants near NAS Jacksonville

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NAS Jacksonville Restaurants

Dining options on base offer quick bites to go, sit-down dining, catering, and more.
Due to ongoing coronavirus concerns, it is best to confirm restaurant hours and restrictions before you go.

American Restaurants on NAS Jacksonville

American Cuisine

1. Dewey’s and the NAS Jax CPO Club

Address: Building 608, Gillis Street, Jacksonville, FL 32212
Phone number: 1 (904) 542-3900

This complex on base features Dewey’s, the NAS Jax Chief Petty Officers’ Club, and NAS Jax Bingo. Dewey’s has a full menu, a bar, and a friendly atmosphere for all ages. The CPO Club has lunch service Monday through Friday and after-work socials on Thursdays. All E-7s, E-8s, E-9s, retirees, and their guests are welcome at the CPO Club. The complex can cater private parties as well.

2. Flight Line Cafe (Galley)

Address: Building 855, Saratoga Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32212
Phone number: 1 (904) 542-0417

The Flight Line Cafe’s main serving line offers hot main courses, soups, a salad bar, a specialty bar, and desserts. The speed line has hamburgers, subs, and hot wings to go. Only active-duty military personnel are authorized to purchase meals from the general mess. Dependents of personnel in pay grades E-1 through E-4 eat at a reduced cost.

3. Gutterball Grill

Address: Building 609, Gillis Street, Jacksonville, FL 32212
Phone number: 1 (904) 542-3493

The Gutterball Grill is inside NAS Freedom Lanes, NAS Jacksonville’s bowling center. The grill serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages. Takeout is also available.

4. Mulligan’s Restaurant & Bar

Address: Building 809, Mustin Road, Jacksonville, FL 32212
Phone number: 1 (904) 542-2936

Located at the NAS Jacksonville golf course, Mulligan’s serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A full service bar is available as well.

5. T-Bar

Address: Building 844, Mustin Road, Jacksonville, FL 32212
Phone number: 1 (904) 542-0392

Located inside the Navy Gateway Inns & Suites, T-Bar has a two-level deck that overlooks the St. Johns River. Social hour begins at 3:30 p.m. every Thursday.

Navy Exchange Food Court

6. Navy Exchange Food Court

Address: 6801 Roosevelt Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32212
Phone number: 1 (904) 777-7286

The food court at the Navy Exchange offers a variety of dining choices.

Restaurants Near NAS Jacksonville

Restaurants Near NAS Jacksonville

Venture outside the gates for more delicious options.

American Cuisine

7. BB’s Restaurant and Bar

Address: 1019 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone number: 1 (904) 306-0100

Enjoy salads, seafood, pizzas, and more on the south bank of the St. Johns River.

8. Biscottis

Address: 3556 St. Johns Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32205
Phone number: 1 (904) 387-2060

This small, bistro-style restaurant and bar serves up eclectic American and Southern cuisine, craft cocktails, and delicious desserts.

9. Metro Diner

Address: 9802 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, FL 32256
Phone number: 1 (904) 425-9142

Classic diner fare in a relaxed environment.

10. Southern Charm

Address: 3566 St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone number: 1 (904) 517-3637

Southern cooking made with love. Try the barbecue pork, fried green tomatoes, fried shrimp, fresh collard greens, and other favorites.

Asian Cuisine

11. Blue Orchid Thai Cuisine

Address: 13475 Atlantic Blvd., Suite 32, Jacksonville, FL 32225
Phone number: 1 (904) 723-1300

Authentic and flavorful Thai cuisine.

12. Green Papaya Thai Cuisine

Address: 13141 City Station Drive, Suite 149, Jacksonville, FL 32218
Phone number: 1 (904) 696-8886

Thai and Asian fusion favorites, including curry, pad thai, roast duck, satay, fried rice, and much more.

13. Hawkers Asian Street Fare

Address: 1001 Park St., Jacksonville, FL 32204
Phone number: 1 (904) 508-0342

Enjoy authentic Asian flavors at this eatery, which models its menu after the Asian street vendors known as “hawkers.”

Brazilian Restaurants Near NAS Jacksonville

Brazilian Cuisine

14. Terra Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse

Address: 4483 Southside Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32216
Phone number: 1 (904) 551-5920

This steakhouse showcases the centuries-old Churrascaria style of cooking. Roasted beef, lamb, pork, chicken, and fish are all on the menu, alongside authentic Brazilian sides, cocktails, and desserts.

French Cuisine

15. Restaurant Orsay

Address: 3630 Park St., Jacksonville, FL 32205
Phone number: 1 (904) 381-0909

At this French bistro, you can order traditional Parisian classics or dishes that combine French and Southern techniques.

16. Rue Saint-Marc

Address: 2103 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone number: 1 (904) 619-0861

This French-American bistro serves dinner and craft cocktails in historic San Marco.

Italian Cuisine

17. Carmines Pie House

Address: 2677 Forbes St., Jacksonville, FL 32204
Phone number: 1 (904) 387-1400

Chow down on pizza and classic Italian dishes, sample microbrews, and enjoy a fun atmosphere with eclectic décor, local art, and music.

18. Maggiano’s Little Italy

Address: 10367 Midtown Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32246
Phone number: 1 (904) 380-4360

Italian-American favorites made from scratch and served family style.

Seafood Restaurants Near NAS Jacksonville

Seafood Cuisine

19. JL Trent’s Seafood and Grill

Address: 4553 120th St., Jacksonville, FL 32244
Phone number: 1 (904) 908-4202

This family-owned restaurant serves Southern-style seafood, steak, pasta, and more in a laid back atmosphere.

20. Julington Creek Fish Camp

Address: 12760 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32223
Phone number: 1 (904) 886-2267

Fresh Florida seafood with an elegant but relaxed approach to dining.

21. Marker 32

Address: 14549 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32250
Phone number: 1 (904) 223-1534

This award-winning waterfront restaurant offers coastal classics with breathtaking panoramic views.


Hungry for more? Check out the Visit Jacksonville website for more food and beverage listings to explore. No doubt as you settle into your new community at NAS Jacksonville, you’ll find your own favorites.

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