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Taverna Yamas

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9753 Deer Lake Ct, Jacksonville, FL 32246-8224
+1 904-854-0426
11:00 - 02:00
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Jacksonville, Florida
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90 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favorite place to go! Never failed to delivered great and delicious greek food tastes.

Thank Dorie R
Jacksonville, Florida
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86 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

A friend and I have eaten at Yama's twice recently. Curiously, both times we had the restaurant largely to ourselves. I say curiously because both times, the atmosphere, service and food were all good. Our first visit was a weekday evening when only one other table. The second visit was a Sunday afternoon, when again we were pretty much alone.... More 

Thank HomeGoneHome
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111 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We like this venue for the ambience, the caring staff and the food. The al fresco dining is enjoyable. The only negative was that the Octopuss dish was very scant and skimpy proportions and was about $12.00 and was a definite rip-off- The weekend evenings are geared on the hookah side of the operation towards the late night, hip-hop crowd... More 

Thank PenmanUk
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I met some friends here for dinner and drinks and when I tell you this place is awesome, please believe me! The food, drinks, and atmosphere was everything I needed that night. Definitely will be back when we're in town.

Thank TyroneO
Porto Alegre, RS
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169 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious dinner with delicious drinks! The dance performed were less that we hope but the place is very interesting!

Thank Silvane_Romero
Jacksonville, Florida
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493 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

My friends and I had a fun time at Yamas this past Friday evening. The hookahs were smoking, the beer cold and the female server was very friendly and accommodating. a good time was had by all!

Thank MrEdnWilbur
Jacksonville, Florida
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Met there with friends for some hookah and drinks. The white sangria was yummy but I didn't like the hookah flavor we got. I'm Not sure if you could change it out or not. We didn't ask because the rest of our party liked it. I think I'd stick with one of two flavors of Tobacco not the Victoria secret... More 

Tampa, Florida
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Wanted to eat something less "chainy" like red lobster so we tried Yamas. It was "eh". Nothing horrible but definitely nothing that would warrant a return visit. hummus was good but entree lacked flavor - which should never be the case with greek food.

Thank badams141
Jacksonville, Florida
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74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

I had heard good things about this restaurant, including the napkin throwing, dancing on tables, and great food. Although I was not able to come for dinner, I came with my father for lunch. There are two portions to the restaurant. One section is dedicated to hookah, and the other is for dining. We came around 1:30, and there were... More 

Thank Alexis R
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Went to Taverna Yamas on Labor Day. The Hookah lounge was full but we had the dining room to ourselves. Floors were sticky, booth was greasy. Zero paper products in the ladies room. Should have left. Ordered the whole snapper with some trepidation but it turned out to be half way decent. I will not be returning and would not... More 

Thank Kelly P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9753 Deer Lake Ct, Jacksonville, FL 32246-8224
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-854-0426

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?