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Nero's Cafe' Italian Cuisine

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3607 University Blvd N, Jacksonville, FL 32277-1756
+1 904-743-3141
16:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 21:30
Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 21:30
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Jacksonville, Florida
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We have gone to Nero's for years. My nephews like to go there when they visit. Jacksonville. The last time that my husband and I ate there, I had the Shrimp and Tortellini Alfredo. It was so yummy! I have been thinking about it ever since!

Thank sday18
Jacksonville, Florida
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82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Every Thursday at Nero's Italian restaurant is Bogo night on pizza. Tonight was the night to have pizza. We ordered a Deluxe pizza and a vegetarian pizza they were considered large and by standards of other restaurants it would have been an extra large. It was full of cheese and tomatoes and everything else we ordered on them and it... More 

Thank amdfla
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Best 2-4-1 Pizza twice a week. Great chicken dishes. Eggplant parma is tasty and certainly less messy than homemade.

Thank sandyfeeets
Jacksonville, Florida
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We went here on a non AYCE 5.00 Spaghetti night and we were blown away by the food quality, value, and service we recived. I had the Shrimp Carbonara and it was great. This place is kinda dated...something out of a Mob movie but other than that it was superb.

Thank Nathan A
Tampa, Florida
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

While it's true that I actually live in Tampa, making it difficult for me to be back to Nero's anytime soon, even if/when I *am* back in Jacksonville, I certainly won't be looking to dine there again. It was a Wednesday night that we ate there - myself, my fiancee, and my aunt & uncle. That is 'All You Can... More 

Thank BRW928
Viera, Florida
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119 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015

While attending JU back in the days my husband and I would frequent Nero's Cafe every Wednesday night for endless pasta night for $3.99. 20yrs later we are in the area and see that Nero's is still open so we take our son traveling with us there. It's the same owners, same location and same place! Pasta bowl is not... More 

Thank cantsitstill17
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85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

My husband and I regularly visit Nero's. They have nightly specials you can't best!!! Buy 1 get one free pizza night, or All you can eat Spaghetti night. To name a few. The service is wonderful, food is fresh, it is a relaxing atmosphere. I consider it to be a hidden gem!!!

Thank Gabrielle Q
Fleming Island, Florida
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108 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2014

I graduated from JU before the restaurant opened so I had never heard of it. Based on friends at the gym, it was a JU favorite in later years. A friend (now, my wife-to-be) raved about it and insisted we go. My position was that is if was on University Blvd near JU, I doubt I'd want to eat there.... More 

Thank Larry3028
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014

I'm live in Chicago now but have been eating at Nero's since I was young and growing up in Arlington. Best spaghetti ever, even better than Italy! $5 all you can eat on Wednesday. The pizza is better than in Chicago and it's buy 1 get 1 free on Tues/Thurs. Lenny the owner is awesome and the wait staff is... More 

Thank julesknows
Jacksonville, Florida
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152 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2014

Neros is a great local, neighborhood restaurant. The food is outstanding and the portions are enormous. They have 2 for 1 pizzas on Thurs. and All You Can Eat Spagetti on Wed.

Thank earsropen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3607 University Blvd N, Jacksonville, FL 32277-1756
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-743-3141

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