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The French Pantry

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6301 Powers Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32217
+1 904-730-8696
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11:00 - 14:15
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:15
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Saint Augustine, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with my wife for lunch, food was amazing. The brasheta was some of yhe best I have ever had, all the breads and desserts are outstanding. It's my favorite place in Jacksonville.

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Thank Woody C
Amelia Island, Florida
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place. It is a bit of a shock to drive through a heavily commercial area of Jacksonville and come upon this small restaurant in an industrial building. Be warned that the wait can be long if you come between 11:45 and 12:45. Try to get here early, but, if you cannot do that, then wait patiently, and... More 

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Thank Rich781948
San Francisco, California
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139 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The positive side is that food is a step above the Jacksonville's average. Desserts are also an upgrade as they are not extremely sweeet like most places in that town. The downsides are long lines, unfortunate location and ...sharing tables with strangers. The latter for me is definitely a deal breaker.

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Thank DIOGENES L
Jacksonville, Florida
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

French restaurant with mostly soup, sandwiches & desserts. Food was ok, but not really outstanding. Especially not to stand in a very long line for just lunch & then have to eat at a table with total strangers. People line up about 45 minutes before they open at 11:00 and they close at 2:00.

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Thank cathy m
Jacksonville Florida
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If the weather is nice this restaurant is worth the wait. Fresh ingredients simply prepared. The bruschetta, we shared three, were all delicious. Loved the salad with lots of tomatoes and light dressing that accompanied the dish. Don't skip dessert they have some of the best. My friend got the wedding cake and I got the torte.

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Thank JaxPLC
Jacksonville, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live in Jacksonville and the food at French Pantry is fabulous. The desserts are to so well made. I love the French Pantry.

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Thank Angie T
Jacksonville, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is sooo good. The breads are fresh, everything is made to order. The cakes are to die for. There is usually a wait as the dining area is relatively small but, it's well worth it.

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Thank Jason T
Jacksonville, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just to stand in line and dream of my up and coming lunch is a little like dreaming about what you will do with the winning lottery money! Because you have truly hit the lottery jackpot of French country food! While you wait you get to look at the menu of at least 20 hand written choices of salads, sandwiches,... More 

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Thank Jules W
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, you stand in line to get in, then place your order and sit down "family style". We got there early and stood in line for a long time. We finally get close to the front of the line only to find out people in front of us were "saving spots" for co-workers. So about 8 people now... More 

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Thank Tina S
Jacksonville, Florida
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The line is worth waiting in. The food is so good and fresh. Best Italian sandwich anywhere. Best bruschetta's. The desserts are all spectacular. Only open for lunch is the only problem with this restaurant. It is so good they tease you with only a lunch menu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Cuisine
French, American
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:15
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:15
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:15
Thursday
11:00 - 14:15
Friday
11:00 - 14:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6301 Powers Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32217
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-730-8696

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