There is so much happening in Jacksonville, it’s hard to keep up! We love all the new businesses coming to Jacksonville and all updates to our already favorite spots in our city. That’s why we’ve made a list of all our favorite developments – so you can stay on top of it all! From city re-openings to delicious new restaurants and menu items, let’s talk about Jax updates!
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New Businesses in Jacksonville
📷 Tikka Bowl and Tacos Website
Tikka Bowl and Tacos
At Tikka Bowls and Tacos, they are creating a culinary fusion match made in heaven! On a base of your choosing, ranging anywhere from tacos and burritos to bowls and salads, from there you decide your protein, rice, curry, and any other toppings you may enjoy. You create your own perfect Indian fusion dish! You have no idea how incredible these two cultural cuisines taste together, and we highly recommend you take your tastebuds on the delicious journey that is Tikka Bowls and Tacos!
At Tetherball, they made it their mission to deliver a delicious cup of coffee while trying to uplift every customer that walks in the door. Instead of taking on the serious tone that so many other coffee shops tend to take, this cafe sought to create a bright and colorful Florida vibe!
Along with the typical menu of a coffee shop, Tetherball has some unique menu items as well! Be sure to check out their “Hopscotch” vanilla caramel latte and their “Sunrise Soda” which is lime seltzer and espresso! They also urge customers not to be afraid to ask for anything unique. Be sure to stop by their sunny shop in Mandarin and check out all their delicious coffee!
The Peach Cobbler Factory
The Peach Cobbler Factory is new to Jacksonville and is sure to serve up some of the freshest and tastiest cobblers in town! Even if peaches aren’t your thing, they offer 12 different flavors of cobbler, so you are sure to find a cobbler you enjoy! Not to mention their delicious ice cream, cinnamon rolls, and banana pudding desserts. Our mouths are watering just thinking about it!
New to Old Favorites in Jacksonville
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New Donatos Pizza Location in Mandarin
A fan favorite pizza place of Jax Beach has opened a new location in Mandarin! If you’ve never tried Donatos because of the distance, it might be your chance to find out why we all love their slices so much. With a variety of premium toppings, signature pizzas, and subs and calzones, this may just become your new favorite place to pick up a pie for dinner!
Twisted Compass Brewing Co. is converting to Parlor Doughnuts
The title says it all! Twisted Compass Brewing Co. will soon be called Parlor Doughnuts! As Lizzo said ‘all the rumors are true’ and the Twisted Compass social confirms the news that in the coming weeks they will be under the Parlor Doughnuts brand! Stay up to date on their socials so you can be first in line to try their tasty treats!
Jacksonville Beach Pier has reopened
The long-awaited moment for Jax Beach lovers has finally occurred! After about 6 years since hurricane Matthew destroyed it, our beloved pier is back and better than ever. People will be able to visit the pier every day from 6 am to 9 pm for fishing, watching the sunrise, and other activities.
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Vagabond Coffee has a Downtown Jacksonville location coming soon
Vagabond Coffee is bringing their fan favorite coffee right to your mornings in Downtown Jacksonville! Vagabond Coffee has been fueling Jacksonville mornings for a while now, and it’s time for them to open up a new show right in the heart of us city… they do keep ours pumping! Keep an eye on the website for location and grand opening reveal!
📷 El Jefe - Facebook
Taco boards & Tequila Flights at El Jefe
El Jefe has introduced new menu items that are featured on Thursday nights only! Tequila flights allow you to taste the difference between each kind, which is determined by the aging process. The items on the taco board are subject to change each week, but they are always guaranteed to be tasty!
📷 Silkies Chicken & Champagne Bar - Facebook
Silkies Chicken & Champagne Bar now has cocktail flights
Our favorite fried chicken and champagne bar just got better with the newest addition to their menu, and we didn’t think that was even possible. Next time you stop by for some of Chef Kenny Gilbert’s delicious food, be sure to try the new Champagne Cocktail Flight. It’s delicious and beautiful!
📷 Mini Bar Donuts - Facebook
Mini Bar now has coffee flights
The best mini donut shop now offers coffee flights to pair with your sweets! You can choose any four coffee flavors, add any alternative milk and homemade syrups, and get them iced or hot! There is also an option to try two of their non-coffee drinks, like their chai latte and hot chocolate. They have beer flights, too, which you can choose from their current tap list!
📍1300 Beach Blvd. Jacksonville Beach Fl. 32250
📍10618 Deerwood Park Blvd. Jacksonville Fl. 32256
📍1524 CR220 Suite 4, Fleming Island, Fl 32003
📍Drive Thru: 1262 Beach Blvd. Jacksonville Beach Fl. 32250
JAX BEACH: Monday-Saturday: 7am-5pm / Sunday: 8am-2pm
GATE PARKWAY: Monday-Thursday: 7am-5pm / Friday-Saturday: 7am-7pm / Sunday: 8am-2pm
JAX BEACH DRIVE THRU: Closed Monday / Tuesday-Thursday: 7am-12pm / Friday-Saturday: 7am-2pm / Sunday 8am-2pm