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The American Cafe

) #1,237 of 1,600 Restaurants in Jacksonville $$ - $$$ American
2 Independent Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32202-5058
+1 904-353-4503
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Overview
  • Excellent10%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible22%
11 Dec 2016
“OK I Guess”
16 Oct 2016
“It was okay.”
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
2 Independent Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32202-5058
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Food
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Atmosphere
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1 - 10 of 59 reviews

Reviewed 12 December 2016

We're not very enthusiastic about this restaurant. Our intention was to have breakfast but we ended up making it lunch instead. Burger was barely OK, fries average, chicken sandwich just barely eatable. So, average experience we guess

Thank RickMIusa
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The food was okay, I had a chicken sandwich that was a little on the dry side. I got a side of French fries, they did not put many on the plate. The service was good, I probably wont eat here again.

Thank Bone414
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Minimally decent food, dingy and dated decor. Place hasn't changed in 10 years. The appearance of the staff makes me question the cleanliness of the kitchen.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Great grilled burgers. The kids loved their mac and cheese. Awesome waterfront view. Fast and friendly service.

Thank mrsbmcrawford
Reviewed 12 April 2016

The American Cafe is an excellent place to eat. We sat on the balcony on second floor overlooking the St. John river. Food was very good.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is located at the Jacksonville Riverwalk, it has amazing views of the water. That being said that is about all that I can say positive for this place. The interior is outdated and too dirty looking. The wait staff was absolutely horrible. They...More

Thank Trevor H
Reviewed 18 December 2015

A nice view overlooking the water. I like to stop in for lunch while at the Jacksonville Landing. Always understanding when I'm watching my dollars, they never mind when I want to split a meal with my niece who usually accompanies me there. And it's...More

Thank wit1016
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We have been to restaurant lots of times over the years. Sadly the last few times have been extremely disappointing. Yesterday we were sat outside at 4pm. They were not busy at all. We sat for 45 minutes before anyone came back to take our...More

Thank Krista H
Reviewed 25 November 2015

The restaurant is apprently in finamcial trouble name up to 6 different types American brewed beers and they were out. Our goal was lunch with beers and wine. The poor lady who was seating us could not do anything that could keep us. It was...More

Thank Phillip W
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Varied, kid friendly menu and a great view of the river make this a great casual place to stop while at the riverwalk.

Thank Ellen C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Independent Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32202-5058
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-353-4503
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