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JL Trent's Seafood and Grill

4553 120th St, Jacksonville, FL 32244-4014
+1 904-908-4202
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (55 reviews)
“shrimp” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
4553 120th St, Jacksonville, FL 32244-4014
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1 - 10 of 169 reviews

Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised at the quality of food at such a reasonable price. Fried shrimp are great as was everything else. Great service too.

Thank sasems
Reviewed 17 November 2017

I have been going to this iconic seafood shack for years. Today was a disappointment...NO whole catfish ! Whole catfish are hard to find. For years Tent's has been the "go to place" for a great catfish dinner. Our server said they have been unable...More

Thank mwashb100
Deena T, Owner at JL Trent's Seafood and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

We understand your disappointment unfortunately, we are experiencing an issue with the quality and size of the whole catfish that is currently being sent by several of our food suppliers. Whole catfish is a popular menu item and as soon as we are comfortable with...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Our experience at the restaurant stated slowly, no one came to our table for at least five minute even though the place was 75% empty. Nevertheless, once the service started it was attentive and plentiful. The choice of entrees and sides was large. Once we...More

Thank Oldfart3000
Deena T, Owner at JL Trent's Seafood and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Happy to hear you enjoyed your meal. Thank you for your business and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 22 October 2017

While this restaurant is not fancy, the food is excellent, reasonably priced and the portion are amply sized. I had the Salmon with baked potato and side salad . My wife had her usual Tropical Salad with Shrimp . Both entrees were very good and...More

Thank aberdean
Deena T, Owner at JL Trent's Seafood and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

We appreciate your review and are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

Reviewed 21 October 2017

My husband and I have eaten here many times when visiting the area and usually liked the place. This time not so much. The restaurant is located off the highway among some old and worn buildings. It is kinda of like a fish camp. The...More

Thank joalder
Deena T, Owner at JL Trent's Seafood and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

We are sorry to hear that your experience was unpleasant. It is always our goal to provide the highest quality food at reasonable prices. Please accept our sincere apologies that your visit did not meet our usual standards. We appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed 11 October 2017

The dip and crackers that are brought out first are good. The fried seafood platter for two is huge and the seafood is fresh and tasty.

Thank Rhschnauss
Deena T, Owner at JL Trent's Seafood and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thanks for your review, we appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 8 October 2017

Down home local seafood joint. you can have a both or family style group dining. the food is great. the oyster soup is fantastic!

Thank Michael C
Deena T, Owner at JL Trent's Seafood and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 15 August 2017

While this restaurant is not fancy, the food is very good, reasonably priced and the portion are ample sized. On the fish platter dinner, I had 5 pieces of pollock, fries and extra hush puppies for $11.99. My wife had the same but with fish...More

1  Thank RLWOrangePark
Reviewed 12 August 2017

My wife and I arrived there around 8 pm, not knowing they close at 9pm. Nevertheless, we were given a friendly greeting and seated at a table that had already been cleared of condiments (they were putting things away already). The place looks old but...More

Thank Carlos O
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We were on our way to go shopping at the Naval base in Jacksonville and decided on lunch beforehand . We have passed this local seafood sign many times and decided to give it a try . It's a hole in the wall and very...More

Thank dj0553
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Ted T
7 May 2017|
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Response from FlipMV | Reviewed this property |
Yes, both were on the menu when I was there. I had the mahi mahi, blackened on a salad- it was fantastic.
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gtaylor05
21 April 2016|
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Response from FlipMV | Reviewed this property |
It is offered fried or grilled, your choice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4553 120th St, Jacksonville, FL 32244-4014
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-908-4202
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