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The Pier Cantina & Sandbar

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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
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412 1st St N, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250-7002
+1 904-246-6454
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great beach-side restaurant with good drink specials every day and great food options at a decent price.

Thank Kristie I
Newburyport, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great meal and beverages there! Tacos are delicious! Highly recommend! Daughter was cold, so they dug up a long sleeved shirt for her.

Thank Shirene H
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ask for Ricardo. He's fun and very nice. Went for lunch. The margaritas were great. Love being able to pick a few different tacos. The salads were ok. I would probably pick something else from the menu before getting that again. Nice atmosphere and fun beachy vibe.

Thank pth5200
Millbrook, Alabama
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great, probably best chorizo cheese dip I've ever had. Only negative is they put you on a text to sit outside but after clearing three tables, they never texted us but allowed people to walk up and sit.

Thank Leon A
Ocala, FL
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view on the second floor is spectacular, the food was delicious and very reasonably priced. Perfect place to end the beach day, sipping margaritas and enjoying the ocean breeze.

Thank ChristineLeiser
St. Augustine, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the worse trip ever! Completely disrespectful! The bar tender at the back start cussing me out and being disrespectful. He's name is AJ and acting like he is better then everyone. The worse customer service experience. I will never go there and do not recommend anyone to every go here. It's the worse place in Jax Beach period.... More 

Thank lhernan0816
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hanging at the beach was told by a local at the beach that works there (Kayla) to try the Surf and Turf taco. I took the advise and was not disappointed. It had steak shrimp giant slice of avocado with a spicy siracha sauce that set it off. They have an outdoor seating area bar right off the beach next... More 

Thank Ed W
Mobile, Alabama
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will not need coaxing to try the outstanding tastes at The Pier. From the surf and Turf tacos to the specialty drinks. I recommend taco Tuesday and the Orange Crush drink.

Thank cp499
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140 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Two of us had dinner here in a Sat. The place was packed and very loud - wait was only about 10min. Margaritas are good if you don't get the house - try the 1850 - it's with the couple extra bucks. Chimmy was big and loaded - fresh salad and good rice. We sat on the second floor and... More 

Thank Kazakboy
Jax Beach
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116 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have never been disappointed eating here. Very reasonable prices for an oceanfront restaurant with a view. Nice boardwalk bar as well. One of two places in Jax Beach I would go for Mexican.

Thank thsmith1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, 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, Cheap Eats
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
New resturant that opened May 2011. Just south of the pier located at Jacksonville Beach. Ocean front dining.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?