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Southern Charm

3566 Saint Augustine Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32207-5571
+1 904-517-3637
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Barbecue, American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
3566 Saint Augustine Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32207-5571
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I search out highly rated small Mom and Pop restaurants on TA when traveling. sometimes I am disappointed and others delighted and surprised such as this! I am amazed that this place is not rated in TOP 5 on Trip Advisor for Jacksonville. This is...More

1  Thank 111familyman111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The day we went, Art was serving fried fish, fried shrimp, greens, fried green tomatoes, slaw & brownies. The shrimp and fish were very tender and the fgt were just right. I enjoyed the greens but my husband doesn’t “do them.” Slaw was tasty and...More

1  Thank Coonie_72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Southern Charm BBQ is a soul food icon like no other. Pork chops (smoke grilled, fried or bbq -homemade sauce), fried green tomatoes, mac and cheese, black eye peas, rice, collard and mustard greens. And because it was our first visit a plate of shrimp...More

1  Thank WeBeTom
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Had the Sunday buffet which included fried chicken, ham, ribs, stuffed flounder with crab cake and lots of fresh vegetables. Can't beat fresh food and southern style cooking. If you want a plate of fried shrimp and fish can be added to your order. The...More

1  Thank sandramerwin
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Had the Friday lunch buffet ($15 includes drink and tax) Had hot fish (whiting in cornmeal breading) And hot shrimp With sides of collard greens, cheese grits and homemade cole slaw. As the fish or shrimp come out of the fryer the famous cook, Art,...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The owner and chef Art was a great. My co-worker and I stopped in for dinner and the place was empty. Art made all fresh food for us. Collared greens, shrimp, ribs, and cinnamon buns for dessert. The food was amazing and The price was...More

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 6 August 2017

My wife and I went here for first time over the weekend for their Saturday night buffet. All I can say is that it was the best food and dining experience I’ve had in recent memory. Chef Art truly cares about his craft and making...More

Thank YetiStuff
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

This place is a must visit if you are looking for an amazing meal. Art makes everything fresh. I can promise you that you won't be disappointed. Just remember, CASH ONLY.

1  Thank elizandlauren
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Outstanding lunch! Very good greens, fried chicken and fried green tomatoes, so good my grandmother would be jealous. Don't miss any chance to eat here, if you let Chef Art know it is your first time, he will send you a special plate......

Thank michaelmcmillan
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Great food! Fresh, tasty, delicious, endless servings! Fried green tomatoes, fresh shrimp, friend shrimp, whitening fish, grits, crab cakes... banana pudding!

Thank Lisa O
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Gary H
23 November 2016|
Response from amdfla | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen chicken and rice but he does have chicken and dumplings on Wednesday. Art has some of the best Southern fried chicken and barbecue. If you are looking for best Southern Cracker cooking this is the place to... More
Leon C
16 November 2016|
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Response from CrackerCooking | Property representative |
It varies as a standard item on Friday nights but if you ask for it, we can make it to order!
30 October 2015|
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Response from CrackerCooking | Property representative |
Yes, please call (904) 517-3637 and you can make reservations over the phone. Thank you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3566 Saint Augustine Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32207-5571 (Formerly Checker Bar-b-que)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-517-3637
  • E-mail
Cash only. Its worth every penny. Friday and Saturday Evening, Reservations are required for the Dinner Extravaganza....its an experience you won't want to miss!
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