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2005 Park St, Jacksonville, FL 32204
+1 904-381-9394
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found Hovan Gormet by accident and I am so glad we did. We were walking around 5 points and happened to catch this gem located to the side. The staff was super helpful in helping us order and for everyone in the party to find something the liked. The food was absolutely delicious. We split the 5 choice Mezza... More 

Thank Alicia M
Buffalo, New York
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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 via mobile

High quality ingredients, tasty, fresh and authentic. Happy if you're vegetarian or not. We have been in town for 2 days and have had 4 meals here. The Lemon Caper Chicken with a Mediterranean Salad on the side was my favorite. My wife loved the falafel and baba ghannouj.

Thank Cliff M
Jacksonville, Florida
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been eating Hovan's pinwheels and salads for years! I used to frequent their food court locations at the Landing and the Regency mall. Now I can walk to their Riverside location when I work in the area. Wish they open a location close to me though!

Thank MrsGSjax
Amelia Island, Florida
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

3rd visit over the last few months. First 2 visits had the Falafel wrap which was delicious. Today I ordered Chicken Gyro. The chicken was very bland and almost rubbery. The girl taking orders behind the counter was not friendly, made ordering very complicated, and tried to ignore me and take an order from the person behind me. The owner... More 

Thank katwoman0326
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

In the popular five points area is this Greek/counter style restaurant. I had a combination plate: Lamb Gyro, tabouli, and stuffed grape leaves. The Gyro was dry, the tabouli was wet, and leaves where medium. Gyro was wrapped in tinfoil and pulled out of a heating drawer. The only genuine thing about this place was the accent of the server.... More 

Thank david h
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

My wife raves about this place! Stopped in to try after work and was impressed! Lamb kabobs with rice pilaf and grilled veggie. Excellent seasoning, taste, and texture!

Thank Justin C
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

There were only two Falafels left, my husband heard one of the employees ask if she should use those, the owner told her,"No, we'll make some more". How wonderful that a restaurant cares more about quality than the bottom line. Dogmas was great!! Bread was right out of the oven

Thank Sharon R
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Our family has long been fans of Hovan Gourmet Mediterranean Restaurant on Park Street at Five Points. We may have to drive a few miles, but we don't mind at all. The staff are friendly and efficient, the food is awesome and fresh. There is NO BETTER HUMMUS anywhere! Each of us have our favorite dishes. Mine is the lamb... More 

Thank walterv234
North Palm Beach, Florida
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113 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

We stopped at Hovan for a late light lunch and were pleased by the freshness of the food. The Baba Ganoush and Hummus were excellent. The prices incredibly reasonable. The atmosphere is meh but one can dine outside on a patio under the oaks. This is a great stop for a quick and light lunch and for cheap eats.

Thank ReachOutoftheDark
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Oh my goodness! Everything was so tasty! We had vege dolmades, baba ghanouj,Mediterranean shrimp and lamb kabobd. The lamb was perfectly tender and everything was so completely delicious!

Thank ladi222

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Mediterranean, Greek, Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2005 Park St, Jacksonville, FL 32204
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-381-9394

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