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Gene's Seafood Restaurant

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1571 University Blvd W, Jacksonville, FL 32217-2005
+1 904-448-9888
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Gulf Breeze, Florida
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92 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had not been to Genes in years. Well, it's still serving the Jax community VERY good Fried and Grilled foods! Last night I got the seafood combo ($17)- large fish fillet, shrimp, scallops, clam strips, stuffed crab, fries and baked potato- all were good (and the shrimp was obviously fresh- came out of the tail perfectly!). However, what I... More 

Thank Swamp_Zombie
Palm Coast, Florida
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98 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of choices of fish lunches and dinners at very reasonable prices. Clean and nice. It is a standard atmosphere and easy place

Thank scooterbug42
Jacksonville, Florida
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84 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn't been to Gene's for quite a while and I wanted to see if they were still as great as they had been in the past. They did not disappoint service was fast, courteous, accurate. We had the fried pickle chips that were huge thick chips served with ranch dressing. They were superb. My friend had the shrimp and... More 

Thank amdfla
Jacksonville, Florida
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This Gene's is a storefront in a strip mall on a busy blvd. It was small, cozy and comfortable inside, and the female server was friendly throughout our meal. The food arrived within a reasonable amount of time, and the servings were adequate/large. Food was hot and tasty. We had asked to move from the table where we were seated,... More 

Thank LadyFisher
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306 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This is not a high end seafood place but it's affordable and the quantities are large. Our server was pleasant but the service and food delivery was slow for a work lunch. I ordered broiled mahi tacos. The fish chunks were fresh and decently flavored. It was served in two huge tortillas with lettuce, tomato and a load of cheddar... More 

Thank sportyangel215
Jacksonville, Florida
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257 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I expect something a little more from a seafood restaurant in Florida. The food was bad. The service was slow and not very good. Old and rough looking inside. Very disappointed.

Thank Cowgirlkc
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Grand daughter & I wanted seafood so that we try jeans boy do we get seafood Yum Yum Yum! Extensive list of all kinds of seafood and for those who don't like seafood they even had some landlubbers meals! but who would want to eat anything other than seafood when you could have seafood? Had the lunch time combo (shrimp,... More 

Thank Haikulei07
Jacksonville, Florida
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I live very close by in san marco and used to eat here often. Unfortunately, I visited for the last time tonight with my family. The place is so worn looking, service is slow, food is decent but just not a good overall value. The kicker is the customer service, its not very good. Servers have a great attitude but... More 

1 Thank Rahoolio
Jacksonville, Florida
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Just wanted to go out and have dinner, a seafood dinner. We must have picked the wrong night, the wait was long and the seafood wasn't all that great. Seafood for one, fish, scallops, clam strips, fries. Not worth the wait, but they had a nice band there to make up for the not so good food.

Thank Jeffery A
Lake City, Florida
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

We tried this place ONLY because of a Groupon and the review ratings were 3.9, which right below my standard of at least 4.0 for me to try them out. One of the guest at my table ordered Salmon, which was very bad...actually, unservable. When we told the waitress the Salmon was bad and it need to be removed, she... More 

Thank Lois M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1571 University Blvd W, Jacksonville, FL 32217-2005
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-448-9888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?