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1986 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207-3212
+1 904-398-3005
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (31 reviews)
“hanger steak” (21 reviews)
“pasta” (31 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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1986 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207-3212
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Reviewed today

We made reservations with guest. They were great at accommodating dietary challenges such as gluten free. The server was friendly and well versed on the menu and suggestions.

Thank tedact
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had fun having lunch here with my mom and a friend. We had great waitstaff. Fun restaurant with a bar environment and seating outside.

Thank Sam H
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Came for the cheese board. Stayed for dinner! Wonderful Mother’s Day treat! My husband had the hanger steak. It was amazing. My daughter and I split a salmon and a portobello confit. Just enough of both! Delicious!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 May 2018

The San Marco community is a beautiful one and the Taverna restaurant is a good one in the neighborhood. We visited recently and had one of the handmade flatbreads. It is also a great place to go for brunch on Sundays. The owners used to...More

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We got the parmesan truffle fries, the truffle ravioli and a margherita pizza. All were pretty good!! It was a good, filling meal with pleasant service.

Thank alexkathryn2017
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a variety of small plates, salad and shared an entree. We sat outside but ironically, it was loud with conversation...I think the awning must cause an echo. All dishes were well flavored, served hot and were served promptly. We especially liked the burrata,...More

Thank dbrown46
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Great service, wonderful atmosphere! Lemon ricotta pancakes were incredible! Waister suggested tomato bisque and grill cheese and it was a home run!!! Would put Taverna as my serving fav brunch spot in FL!

1  Thank Jacqui M
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Another gem of privately owned small restaurant in the heart of San Marco (itself a gem of neighborhood). HINT: be sure to review their wine list which is broad and deep with wines not seen on any locally that I have seen. My only wish...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 31 March 2018

I finally had a chance to visit Taverna on a recent lunch visit to San Marco. I've had this bookmarked for about a month now and already viewed the menu and knew what I wanted. I was seated at a very small table against a...More

Thank Ellyanne
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Very close to an Excellent rating for a Brunch visit. Innovative menu, skilled wait staff, and really good food highlighted this experience. The thing I enjoyed most was the wine list. Whoever put the list together had an awesome imagination and knowledge that there are...More

Thank Scott R
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14 July 2015|
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Response from Kim and Jim B | Reviewed this property |
Saturday brunch is at 10:00 and Sunday brunch is at 10:30.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 32
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1986 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207-3212
    (Atlantic Boulevard)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-398-3005
  • E-mail
Taverna draws inspiration from the simplicity and warmth of rustic Italian kitchens. Located in Jacksonville’s historic San Marco neighborhood, this rustic, yet sophisticated dining destination has earned many accolades since opening in 2009.
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