Comfort Suites Baymeadows Near Butler Blvd
8277 Western Way Circle
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Phone: (904) 737-4477
Fax: (904) 739-1649
This easy-to-miss shop called Healthy Bagel Express is tucked away in a strip mall, but shouldn't be overlooked. It's a great place for breakfast, lunch or take out. Some inside seating is available where customers can watch the bagels being made fresh daily in a variety of flavors including sun-dried tomato, onion, cinnamon raisin and the "everything" bagel. Bagel sandwiches, wraps and subs are on the lunch menu, and utilize top-of-the-line Boar's Head deli meats. Coffee and cold beverages are offered.
To feel the essence of India without moving out of Jacksonville, drop in to Flavors Indian Restaurant. Be it traditional North Indian fare, udupi dishes or popular Indian desserts, its all on offer at Flavors. Vegetarians and meat-eaters alike will enjoy their experience here. Round off your meal with kheer or hot gulab jamoons and wash it all down with your choice of red or white wine. If you are a teetotaler, take your pick from chai or mango lassi. Although traditional, the dishes are innovative and provide for a sophisticated dining experience.
If you have a hankering for seafood this is the place to go. Red Lobster has a wide variety of good eats for the whole family. Various appetizers, special entrees, drinks and desserts ensure a menu with something for just about anybody. Lunch and dinner menus include shrimp, soups and salads, seafood platters, chicken, steak, and pasta. For calorie-counters, choose from the LightHouse Menu, which highlights dishes that won't cause you to tip the scales. A Kid's Menu is available with fine fare for the little ones like chicken fingers and mac & cheese. Be sure to save room for a scrumptious dessert. Gift Cards are available as a great gift for the seafood lover.
Firehouse Subs, home of the steamed sandwich, originated in Jacksonville and is experiencing rapid growth throughout the entire South. Most subs are served hot, but classic cold subs are also on the menu. The Baymeadows location has large painted murals depicting fire and rescue scenes. Out front, half of a "fireman" is sliding down a makeshift firepole. The rest of the interior is decorated with brick and other firehouse themes.
Passport Restaurant is a venture of The Art Institute of Jacksonville. Students at the International Culinary School located at the institute gain exposure to the culinary world, while patrons are treated to some delicious food. You can begin your meal with small plates like forest mushroom soup, smoked duck and potato poppers and pan seared sea scallops. The large plates, priced at USD7, comprise buttermilk fried chicken sliders, roasted lamb salad and hot pastrami on rye. Apple and cranberry cobbler and molten chocolate cake complete the affordable meal. Timings may vary according to semester, so do check the website before planning a visit.
Speckled Hen Tavern and Grill is a gastropub that is as well known for its Southern cuisine as its wines, cocktails and beers. Hand-cut fries, N'Awlins crawfish bites and duck quesadillas are great if you're looking for small bites to accompany your drink. If you're looking for something a little more filling, you could try the Southern or Speckled Hen burgers. The pecan crusted seared scallops and grilled meatloaf are also scrumptious. As for your drink choices, there are 80 kinds you can enjoy, especially during the daily Happy Hour between 3.30p and 6.30p. Sunday brunch is served between 10.30a and 3p.
Buca di Beppo gets to the heart of fresh Italian cooking with recipes like Chicken Carbonara using imported Italian spaghetti and their sinful Tiramisu with homemade ladyfingers. At Buca, they serve family-style food in two portion sizes. Buca Small feeds two to three and Buca Large feeds an average-size country, well, actually it feeds four to six. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, planning a business dinner or grabbing Buca To Go, Buca di Beppo is the perfect place for great Italian food and fun!
Olive Garden's signature breadsticks and one-of-a-kind menu makes the chain one of America's favorites. More exotic items like salmon, chicken dishes, and innovative pizzas are sure to satisfy your appetite. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu - their cakes, custards, and ice creams are sure to win you over. Lunch and take out menus are available.
This all encompassing luxury entertainment venue has everything from an arcade, bar, and various restaurants, to a live performance theater, bowling alley and movie theater. The movie theater features luxury recliner easy chairs and has full service dining options. If you're looking for more activity, check out the bowling alley or Axis Bar where you can dance the night away to live music. Catch the latest game in the sports theater, where major sporting events are broadcasted on a huge HD screen. Perfect for date night, a family outing and everything in between, Latitude 30 is a Jacksonville must visit.
Located at Tapestry Park and in close proximity to restaurants like III Forks, Corner Bistro & Wine Bar is known for its American fare and extensive wine selection. If you're here for a quick bite, the buffalo chicken sandwich and smoked salmon wrap are ideal. Entrées like the Bistro Cavatappi and andouille crusted white fish are perfect for those looking for a filling meal. At the Sunday brunch, served between 10a and 3p, you can enjoy scrumptious omelets, quiches and entrées like crab cake Benedict. Happy Hour is between 3p and 7p, Sunday through Thursday.
Located at Tapestry Park, III Forks is a restaurant you can rely on not only for great steaks, but also some delicious seafood. The menu is segregated into Beef Market and Fish Market, both featuring some truly fantastic creations. Beef lovers looking for a juicy steak are sure to be satisfied by the filet mignon, prime NY strip pepper and tenderloin tips, which will be cooked as per your directions. The Fish Market offers you Atlantic salmon, cold water rock lobster tail and Chilean seabass, among other dishes. The French dip sandwich and vegetable ravioli are local favorites. From the wine cellar, you can pick some of the finest wines from the world over. The many dining rooms at the restaurant are perfect for private events.
Tucked away at the corner of Baymeadows and San Jose Boulevard, this authentic Greek and Italian restaurant called Mediterrania Restaurant, offers guests a chance to really test their appetites. Portions are hefty and the courses seem to keep coming from the kitchen. Stuffed grape leaves, mussels, calamari, New Zealand lamb and Angus certified tenderloin are featured, along plenty of intriguing seafood entrees. Plus, you will find numerous Italian staples like lasagna and Chicken Picatta.