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The top 3 restaurants in Jacksonville, Florida

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When dining out at new places, your best bet is to get recommendations from people you know or online reviews. With thousands of people nominating their favorite places to dine in the U.S. on TripAdvisor's website, we consider the top 3 choices the ones that most people agree are the best.

So here are the top 3 restaurants in Jacksonville, Florida, according to TripAdvisor. Keep reading to find out who they are and why you should travel there the next time you are in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Terra Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse

Travelers and locals ranking their favorites on the TripAdvisor website have rated this restaurant No. 1 out of 1355 restaurants in Jacksonville.

Additionally, it is a Travelers Choice 2021 winner.

For those who haven't been to a Brazilian steakhouse before, expect lots of varieties of barbecued meat served at your table.

Terra Gaúcha Brazilian Steakhouse prides itself on its authentic Southern Brazilian-style steak house.

Highlights include the Churrasco, also known as Brazilian Barbecue, fire-roasted cuts of premium beef, lamb, chicken, and pork served continuously to your table.

On top of that, guests love the fresh gourmet salad bar and the hot bar with authentic traditional hot dishes.

Further, Terra Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse has an extensive drinks menu, including Brazilian-inspired cocktails and decadent desserts; this is a restaurant that everyone in Jacksonville, Florida, should try at least once.

"Service is top-notch, very attentive, and pleasant. The food is just as good, from the salad bar to the flan. Don't miss out on the steak, lamb, or grilled pineapple. Can't say enough about our experience. We will definitely be back in the near future!." - JolieA_12, Fernandina Beach, Florida, TripAdvisor.


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Restaurant Orsay

The talking point for this Jacksonville restaurant is the delicious seafood.

Highlights include the raw oyster bar, shrimp cocktails, marinated calamari, and sea scallop tartare. On top of that, they have a house-made Charcuterie Plateau.

Diners' favorites include the bouillabaisse, lobster pot pie, steak tartare, and duck cassoulet.

In fact, diners rave about the food's French & American South fusion flavors and the variety of outstanding options on the menu. This restaurant is a must-visit for any self-respecting foodie!

"Fabulous French! Food here is wonderful, and the staff is very attentive. We had a business meal here with two of us having the cassoulet with duck confit, one filet, and one tilefish special. All were very good. We started with a charcuterie selection of cheeses, meats, breads, nuts, olives, and more. It was delicious and large enough for the four of us. Dessert was a sampler, and all were awesome." - 738hunth, Jacksonville, Florida, TripAdvisor.


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Another Travelers Choice 2021 winner, this restaurant is one of the top 3 restaurants in Jacksonville, Florida.

They claim they have some of the best desserts Jacksonville offers, but diners claim they also have one of the best brunches in Jacksonville.

Diners at Biscottis restaurant love the french toast, house-made slow-braised corned beef hash, steak medallion benedict, blueberry-pecan waffles, and biscottis omelet.

The lunch and dinner menu highlights include the pappardelle pasta, filet mignon, braised beef short ribs, and the delicious range of sandwiches and pizzas.

Additionally, they have a Happy Hour from 3:00 – 6:30 p.m Monday – Friday. It includes cocktails and bar bites.

But don't forget, leave room for dessert. All the cakes are homemade at their bakery. The variety includes over a dozen options such as Boston Crème Cake, Classic Chocolate Cake, Grand Marnier Tropical Cake, Pink Champagne Cake, Rum Pecan Pound Cake, and Salted Caramel – Chocolate Cake.

"Rare 5 Star. This is one of the rare 5 stars I give. This place was neat, unique, cozy, and had great food. We accidentally happened upon this place on our way through Jacksonville. The food items were good, the coffee was good, and the desserts were great." - Radrev, TripAdvisor.


Have you been to any of these restaurants? What do you think? Please leave a comment at the bottom of this story and tell us your favorite restaurant in Jacksonville, Florida.

(Source: TripAdvisor)

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