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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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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“taco” (29 reviews)
“guacamole” (22 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 4 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Right on the beach next to Jacksonville Beach pier. Good Mexican food. Nice outside seating and very good service. Food prices very reasonable. Was a pleasant place to stop for lunch, relax and enjoy the magnificent ocean breeze.

1  Thank Ericraheem
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting Jacksonville Beach for a family wedding and decided to try The Pier Cantina for dinner since we were staying close by and wanted to be near the ocean. When we walked in we were told it would be about 1/2 hour until...More

1  Thank Lynne R
Reviewed 25 April 2018

We stopped here for a quick bite while making a quick visit to the coast. We had a large group and the staff was very accommodating. The fish tacos had great flavor and the guacamole was amazing. The restaurant can get pretty loud so you...More

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Restaurant sits on the beach near the pier. Enjoyed the outside dining with plenty of tables for lunch. $5 margaritas were a nice surprise for premium tequila. Salads are huge and enough for 2+ people. Guacamole was delicious and the salsa had a nice kick...More

Thank AMF3
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

If your down in the Jacksonville beach area this place is a great spot to get some cheap and delicious food. Awesome complimentary chips and salsa and the tacos are killer. I had the fish tacos and my nephew got the steak and egg tacos....More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

The service was incredibly slow...from the 10 minute wait at the door to be acknowledged to the 15 minute wait at our table to see waitstaff. The waitstaff was friendly but severely overwhelmed with too many tables. The food came out cold and really it...More

Thank Kyme S
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Very affordable and service was good even on a very busy lunch. We sat in the bar, I love the CRUSH mango flavor.

Thank Charlie S
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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, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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