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1951 Tamiami Trl, Port Charlotte, FL 33948-2112
+1 941-255-0994
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite before a show at the Cultural Center. The three of us enjoyed the shrimp and grits and the house salad - all very delicious. We hope to return someday for a full meal at this elegant spot. Trip Advisor said it was closed on Tuesday, but it was open. We made reservations through Open... More 

1 Thank Shelleypy
Punta Gorda, Florida
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

JD's sets the tone for casual elegance in Southwest Florida. We've been there 3 times on Thursday's & Saturday & enjoyed it so much, we booked our favorite table weekly until our return to CT in May. We've seen many of the same people there & also those celebrating a special occasion. JD's is unique because of the incredible quality... More 

1 Thank LF06422
North Port, Florida
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We come here on Wednesday when Kitt performs. We went there with friends celebrating a Birthday. Kitt with her Band was fantastic as always. Great food, specially the "Osso Buco". The only negative point is the slow service. We waited very long for the drinks and even longer for the main dish. There's probably no responsible manager. Nevertheless we will... More 

Thank Manfred F
Punta Gorda, Florida
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

Looking at this restaurant from the outside gives you a mistaken impression! Delicious dining with lovely music in the background. We mistakenly underpaid the bill and I got a gentle, discreet phone call from the waiter informing me of our mistake. Needless to say, we increased his tip!

1 Thank gailf62
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast included. In room price. The staff was great and they served eggs Benedict. The dining room was very pleasant and well cared for. The selection of hot and cold choices was more than expected for a hotel breakfast included with room rate.

1 Thank hollowroad
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Was very pleasantly surprised by this place. Wouldn't have thought much of it since it's attached to a day's inn but this is a very nice a bit more upscale restaurant. Very nice selection on the menus and loved the appetizer selection for the bar too. I highly recommend JD's is for looking for great food well cooked and a... More 

Thank sff1269
Gig Harbor, Washington
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The staff at JDs is really fun and the atmosphere is beautiful. They have a live jazz band almost every night. The food is delicious. I had the veal and my husband had the swordfish. I will definitely come back and rent their private dining room for my next party.

Thank JennyLang12
Willard, Missouri, United States
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

A group of us went out to JD's the night before NYE. The ambiance is very nice and live jazz the evening we visited. I had the grouper while my husand had a filet. It was delicious. The service was outstanding. Worth every dollar spent!

Thank Jennifer G
Tavernier, Florida
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Prices shown here are not the prices on there menu! The portions are small. The drinks are very good, staff was great.

Thank VacationGirl35
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381 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Dinner was awesome. Food, ambiance and service. Our server, Nicold was a delight. Most obvious in the family way and a fantastic personality and knowledgeable. our food was perfect. The wine top notch. Thoroughly enjoyed.

Thank James M

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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
USD 10 - USD 40
Seafood, American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1951 Tamiami Trl, Port Charlotte, FL 33948-2112
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Port Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 941-255-0994
For an Evening of Premiere Jazz and Fine Dining, visit JD's Bistro & Grille in Port Charlotte. Currently Open Wednesday through Saturday starting at 5PM. Live Jazz delights our guests starting at 7pm nightly. The Impressive Menu - From the Freshest Seafood available to the Finest Cuts of Meat - will ignite your culinary imagination as the Award-Winning Wine list awakens your inner sommelier. And as the gracious, knowledgeable servers delight you with their uncanny ability to anticipate your every need, you'll experience firsthand why the only place to be is JD's Bistro & Grill. Reservations are highly recommended especially on weekends. Walk-ins are always welcome. Private room available for rent, perfect for meetings or private parties it includes room with bar, piano, tables and private bathrooms. It's a must see before scheduling your next meeting or small party! JDs is also available for luncheons any day or events on Sunday and Monday evenings.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?