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5th Element

9485 Baymeadows Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32256-7901
+1 904-448-8265
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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Indian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9485 Baymeadows Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32256-7901
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish I could give 1000 stars to the 5th element for opening their hearts and doors to the community during the aftermath of Hurricane Irma when most of us had no power. We have always LOVED the awesome food at the 5th element, however...More

Thank Annette0101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious buffet, but price keeps going up, so we will be looking elsewhere. We have gone mainly for the great selection, which includes goat. Really enjoy the mango soft-serve.

Thank dottiestern
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I have visited 5th Element multiple times for the buffet and dinner. The atmosphere is modest Indian, the service is good and the food is very tasty and well priced.

Thank Katerina C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

It's nice to see an Indian restaurant offering South Indian dosa (in addition to the more usual stuff you see in typical Indian restaurants). I fell in love with South Indian dosa preparations in San Francisco (where that restaurant is actually named Dosa, just to...More

Thank JAXers
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Great flavor, excellent authentic food. The restaurant is a bit dark and feels dated, but the food is great. Enjoyed the Bollywood videos on the TV as well. The crowd was good and you can tell the restaurant is good because the people coming in...More

1  Thank GatorJoe007
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Came here for lunch with a group of 5 and we all loved it. There is definitely a variety at the lunch buffet (less than $10) and it includes your drinks; sodas, hot chai) and dessert. They had mango ice cream, awesome rice pudding and...More

Thank ukienomad
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Great food and a friendly staff gave us a great experience here. Something I really appreciated was that I asked for my lamb saag to be '"very spicy," and it was VERY SPICY! I've gone to many Indian restaurants, and it's always hit or miss...More

Thank Riley B
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We have been visiting 5th element since 2 years now. The food and the staff are amazing. A must try is the malai kofta and bullet naan. My daughter is fond of getting idli from them- she says it's super soft and better than home...More

Thank SharmaSharad
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Excellent food and great service! So good that we returned for a second time to experience again. I highly recommend it!

Thank alegriafury
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The bottom line here is that the food is amazing. Some of the best Indian I've ever had. And the menu is vast. At dinner on Saturday there was no buffet, probably a good thing. But the place seems to cater to the buffet crowd....More

1  Thank Palooka32
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking
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Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9485 Baymeadows Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32256-7901
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-448-8265
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Authentic Indian Restaurant (serve indo chinese, south indian,north indian,punjabi)
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