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Spend Your Next Free Day in Ortega at These 5 Spots

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Not everyone has been to Jacksonville so they might not know the area. But on the western bank of the beautiful St. Johns River, is Ortega, a fun and friendly neighborhood. It’s one of our favorite places to go to in Jacksonville and it never ceases the amaze us. Residents and visitors have access to highly acclaimed restaurants, laid-back parks, and more. 

Spend your next free day in Ortega. You’ll see why! 

📷 Hightide Burrito & Bar​

Hightide Burrito & Bar

The tide is high, and the flavors are insane! Hightide is quick and easy. Come right in and begin your order for dine in or take in. The line goes by quickly and the chefs are awesome people! 

Yes, you can get burritos here, but don’t limit yourself. Begin with queso as your appetizer, then customize your crunchy double layered tacos! Our choice? A chicken taco with cheese, lettuce, and rice and beans!

Tuesday-Sunday | 11AM-9PM

Monday | Closed

📍4591 Lakeside Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32210

📷 Social House Coffee​

Social House Coffee

How can you begin your day? The only way any normal person would-a cup of coffee! It will get you going and there’s not shortage of coffee shops in Ortega. 

But this specific shop is a gem. Social House Coffee is a newer coffee shop and it’s  owned by a former Jacksonville Jaguars player and his wife! They dedicate their time to making sure Social House is a one of a kind coffee shop in Jacksonville. 

Monday-Friday | 7AM-5:30PM

Saturday | 8AM-4PM

Sunday | 9:30AM-2:30PM

📍4204 Herschel St, Jacksonville, FL 32210

📷 Bagel Love​

Bagel Love

Spread the love-at Bagel Love! Bagel Love believes the best way to a person’s heart is through the stomach. And they deliver. Big time. The bagel sandwiches are a staple here! 

Our wonderful choice for bagels in Ortega lies right here. At a place where you can get a bagel sandwich piled high with condiments. Andouille? Check. Spinach and mushrooms? Check. Just about all you need and want? Check! 

Monday-Friday | 6AM-2PM

Saturday & Sunday | 7AM-2PM

📍4114 Herschel St, Jacksonville, FL 32210

📷 Levity Interiors​

Levity Interiors

It’s new, its vintage, it’s Levity Inferiors! Shopping is an outlet for many people. It’s therapy. And Levity Inferiors has high quality antique items.

As we mentioned, this store is vintage, but everything is still in really good shape. The owner’s name is Levity and she is a true boss! Come support Levity business by making your way to Ortega. 

Thursday & Friday | 10AM-5PM

Sunday | 10AM-3PM

Saturday | 10AM-4PM

📍4234 Lakeside Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32210

📷 Chamblin Bookmine​

Chamblin Bookmine

Ortega is more than a place for booming, exciting fun ,but also a nice spot for relaxation. Have you been to the Chamblin Bookmine

It’s exactly that! The Bookmine has tons of books in store. The inventory is so large you can find just about any book of any genre. And they’re not that expensive! It’s affordable and your money goes a loooong way. 

Monday-Thursday | 10AM-6PM

Friday & Saturday | 10AM-9PM

Sunday | Closed

📍4551 Roosevelt Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32210

Spend Your Next Free Day in Ortega at These 5 Spots

Pack your bags and get ready for the next trip in Ortega! Check out our social media pages for more things to do in the area as well! Instagram @stufftodoinjacksvonille and Twitter @stufftodoinJAX

Eboni Gray

Eboni Gray

Eboni is a blogger for the Stuff to Do in Jacksonville City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Jacksonville area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinJacksonville on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.

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