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The Pier Cantina & Sandbar

€€ - €€€Mexican, ,
412 1st St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250-7002
+1 904-246-6454
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“guacamole” (23 reviews)
“taco” (28 reviews)
“surf and turf” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
412 1st St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250-7002
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good food and drinks. Get the guacamole and delicious shrimp enchiladas! They will make virgin daiquiris for the kids too!

Thank Megrep83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a local, we love this place. Oceanfront dining with fajitas and margaritas - what’s not to love? The portions are huge and two people can easily share one order of fajitas. (We hear Taco Tuesday is great be we never seem to go out...More

Thank SteffaniFletcher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live in Texas so we eat a lot of Mexican/Tex-Mex & this food was excellent! Very flavorful & a very fun atmosphere right on the beach.

Thank BrussoDallas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a nice place! Cool atmosphere, cool temperature, cool staff. Beers are cold and food is good, A nice place to come in from the sun!

Thank clipper90
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

To begin with, the salsa alone is worth the visit. The house margarita was adequate but the fajita burrito was great. This little gem right on the Jacksonville Beach is worth a stop.

Thank jlhabermehl
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We stopped here for dinner on a pleasant evening and chose to sit outside along the dunes of Jax Beach. This place is right next to the Jax Beach Fishing Pier so there was plenty of parking. The service was good and so was the...More

Thank vakamalua
Reviewed 6 July 2018

This restaurant was very nice. It was next door to our hotel. The inside wait was very long. The hostess offered the outside where there was immediate seating. The only criteria was if you changed your mind after you were seated (apparently there was high...More

Thank Megan S
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the fish tacos here. They are the best I have eaten. The chips and salsa and guacamole were very good too. Nice casual place to get a bite to eat on the beach. Would definitely come back!

Thank Kygirl1104
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

This is a cool spot. Full bar downstairs and upstairs. View of the beach and pier which is awesome. The food is really good. Friendly staff. Live music on weekends. Fun spot for the family or couples. Check it out.

Thank Fran C
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Cam into town for only a day and wanted to go to the beach. Only restaurant I could see right on the beach. Not to much if a view but better than nothing. Food was good night be a better atmosphere on a weekend

Thank Danielsmith1317
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 1st St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250-7002
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-246-6454
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New resturant that opened May 2011. Just south of the pier located at Jacksonville Beach. Ocean front dining.
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