Tired of visiting the usual places? Do you want to explore something out of the ordinary? Here are 5 hidden gems in Jacksonville that will truly make you happy in discovering them:
215 N Laura St,
Are you searching for exciting and rare books? Tired of regular bookstores that offer a small collection? Consider this place to be a paradise for book lovers where you can feast your eyes on a plethora of literature fit to your liking. Some enthusiasts even go beyond liking by creating a map or a walkthrough of this bibliophiliac maze. If you want to get away from it all and just unwind with a book in hand, this place would simply be perfect.
Pinegrove Market & Deli
1511 Pinegrove Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32205
Prepare yourself to be amazed with butcher-style meats that you would definitely want to have on your table. They have sensational handmade burgers (Try the Lamb burgers!) as well that you can’t wait to try out and divulge your taste buds on. They create the burgers as you order them! Steaks, sausages and chips, what’s more to ask? Heavenly sandwiches, delish seafood and delightful specials to make your day, well, special. When you get here, order the Cuban sandwich and you’ll never be disappointed.
9930 Old Baymeadows Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32256
When we think of Japanese food, sushi immediately comes into mind. A beautifully designed joint that serves a veriety of fresh sushi and sashimi that will satisfy your search for Japanese flavor. Indulge your appetite in creative and colorful rolls that not only eye-catching but tasteworthy! A beautiful presentation always works perfectly with a delectable flavor served in a very timely and not rushed manner.
Ariana Kabob & Grill
10916 Atlantic Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32225
Don’t be discouraged by the restaurant’s small apperance for their menu is something worth tasting! It’s hard to search for authentic Middle Eastern flavors that really transports you and your senses. They have a variety of food such as shawarma, burgers, mantu, kabob and so on. Their hummus and baba ganoush is worth ordering. Spices, herbs, sliced meat and many other awesome flavors to look forward to!
Jacksonville Arboretum and Gardens
1445 Millcoe Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32225
What’s the best way to celebrate your love for horticulture rather than be exposed to different kids of flora and fauna? Get in touch with nature by talking a lovely walk on their great trail and take stunning photographs of anything that catches your eye. Despite the fact that it’s a free park, the site is clean and maintained properly. If you want to help the park remain in top shape, they accept donations.