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2107 Hendricks Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32207-3370 (Alford Place)
+1 904-396-9922
17:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The service was excellent and the food was delicious. I took my husband for his birthday and we both enjoyed the dining experience.

Thank TWEETY1974
Saint Augustine, Florida
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Matthews is a delightful fine that serves excellent cruising in a comfortable and welcoming surrounding, The service is some of the most attentive we have encountered, The staff is responsive to your needs and accommodating to any special request, Aside from their daily specials we found the Duck delicious -- the sea food daily special truly special -- and the... More 

Thank adsilby
Jacksonville, Florida
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately I didn't get a chance to try this restaurant. When I called about a reservation for 15, I was directed to the private events coordinator. Apparently, their dining room is smaller, so large parties aren't allowed in there. That's fine and I was willing to discuss the private room, but the contact who answered the phone (not the coordinator)... More 

Thank mollyom
Corpus Christi, Texas
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214 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I had the lamb shank it was cold ordered mix vegetables which were never received. One of the other guests with me ordered a tenderloin that was cold as well. Later several guests ordered desert as well I ordered the trio ice cream but they forgot that as well and had to reorder. Ordered coffee which was so bad and... More 

Thank L G L
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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175 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

First time visitor and wasn't disappointed. Some interesting menu options, steak tartare starter was good but not the best I've had. The beef tenderloin with foie gras was excellently prepared and presented. Service was very attentive without being intrusive. Wine list wasn't as extensive as I would expect at such an upscale establishment. Glad I brought my own wine and... More 

Thank wdeertz
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Matthew's is definitely the best restaurant in Jacksonville which delivers an incredible culinary experience in an upscale setting with professional service. The menu is constantly changing with inventive ingredients pairings. The open kitchen is a show worth watching where everything proceeds smoothly. We continue to check this place again and again and are alway pleasantly surprised

Thank Tom P
Tom G, Guest Relations Manager at Matthew's, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words Tom. We look forward to the opportunity to serve you again. More 

Hilton Head, South Carolina
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We celebrated our 50th anniversary with my daughter and her husband. This was our first visit. The menu I thought was fairly limited. And the preparations were very unique. Everything was a la carte. And was more expensive than I expected. The Kobe appetizer was 2 ounces and was $45. The escargots was excellent and a very different presentation. My... More 

Thank Doug M
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The chefs tasting menu is always an adventure worth taking. We always end up at Matthew's for any special occasion. The staff is the most knowledgeable in town and level of service is unmatched.

Thank Brandon W
Jacksonville, Florida
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74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I came here during Sip and Savor Jax for the three course meal. Normally it would be expensive for me to eat here, but the $45 pre fixe menu was perfect for a small taste of this well-known restaurant in San Marco. You can make a reservation via OpenTable, which I recommend. It was a quiet, rainy night when I... More 

Thank Alexis R
Tom G, Guest Relations Manager at Matthew's, responded to this review

Alexis, thank you for taking the time to leave us this beautiful review. We are so glad you decided to give us a try during Sip and Savor and we hope to see you again soon! We have a great Happy Hour weekdays from 4:30-6:30pm. Along with great drink specials, all of our bar bites are $5! More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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657 reviews
406 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Overall, I believe Matthew's is the best restaurant in Jacksonville. The quality of the food is very high, the service is excellent and the room is snazzy and elegant. What more can you ask for? The room is about as upscale as it gets in Jacksonville. The white tablecloths and short red roses make the ambiance very sophisticated, but the... More 

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Tom G, Guest Relations Manager at Matthew's, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us this review. We appreciate you choosing to dine with us and we look forward to seeing you again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$80
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2107 Hendricks Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32207-3370
    (Alford Place)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-396-9922
For over a decade, Matthew's Restaurant in San Marco has been one of Northeast Florida's most distinctive, innovative and elegant restaurants. Chef Matthew Medure has set the standard in fine dining with his unique menu options, impeccable service and attention to detail. The staff is at your service and prepared for your every need. The menu is carefully thought out each day to surprise and entertain your palate and to satisfy every distinctive taste.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?