Suburban Extended Stay Bay Meadows
8285 Philips Highway
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Phone: (904) 448-0021
Fax: (904) 448-0032
Bars & Cafes
If you have a hankering for seafood this is the place to go. Red Lobster has a wide variety of good eats for the whole family. Various appetizers, special entrees, drinks and desserts ensure a menu with something for just about anybody. Lunch and dinner menus include shrimp, soups and salads, seafood platters, chicken, steak, and pasta. For calorie-counters, choose from the LightHouse Menu, which highlights dishes that won't cause you to tip the scales. A Kid's Menu is available with fine fare for the little ones like chicken fingers and mac & cheese. Be sure to save room for a scrumptious dessert. Gift Cards are available as a great gift for the seafood lover.
Aroma Corner is the perfect stop to relax and enjoy a nice cup of tea with some bakery products. A variety of tea and snacks are available at this place, of which the Boba Tea is a must-taste. To go along with your cuppa, you can choose from the Asian-style pastries and cakes offered at this family-run establishment!
Speckled Hen Tavern and Grill is a gastropub that is as well known for its Southern cuisine as its wines, cocktails and beers. Hand-cut fries, N'Awlins crawfish bites and duck quesadillas are great if you're looking for small bites to accompany your drink. If you're looking for something a little more filling, you could try the Southern or Speckled Hen burgers. The pecan crusted seared scallops and grilled meatloaf are also scrumptious. As for your drink choices, there are 80 kinds you can enjoy, especially during the daily Happy Hour between 3.30p and 6.30p. Sunday brunch is served between 10.30a and 3p.
Tucked away at the corner of Baymeadows and San Jose Boulevard, this authentic Greek and Italian restaurant called Mediterrania Restaurant, offers guests a chance to really test their appetites. Portions are hefty and the courses seem to keep coming from the kitchen. Stuffed grape leaves, mussels, calamari, New Zealand lamb and Angus certified tenderloin are featured, along plenty of intriguing seafood entrees. Plus, you will find numerous Italian staples like lasagna and Chicken Picatta.
Located at Tapestry Park and in close proximity to restaurants like III Forks, Corner Bistro & Wine Bar is known for its American fare and extensive wine selection. If you're here for a quick bite, the buffalo chicken sandwich and smoked salmon wrap are ideal. Entrées like the Bistro Cavatappi and andouille crusted white fish are perfect for those looking for a filling meal. At the Sunday brunch, served between 10a and 3p, you can enjoy scrumptious omelets, quiches and entrées like crab cake Benedict. Happy Hour is between 3p and 7p, Sunday through Thursday.
Even though it's only open for 3 hours a day, the French Pantry has made a big impression in Jacksonville's foodie community. This spot is celebrated equally for its food and desserts, so make sure not to get one without the other. Many frequent patrons swear by the roast beef sandwich, served on foccia bread, while those with a sweet tooth claim the cheese cake is something so heavenly delectable that it simply must be tried. People literally schedule their lives around the Pantry's open hours, a testament to the quality of this outstanding French bakery.
Some of the top comedy acts in the nation grace Comedy Zone's stage five nights a week. The likes of Brett Butler, Carrot Top and Gilbert Gottfried have all performed here. Each show features three acts and lasts about 90 minutes. A full service bar offers beer, mixed drinks and finger food. Special rates for group packages are available. Reservations are strongly encouraged.
Situated at the Markets at Town Center, BlackFinn American Grille is the place to head to for some delicious American fare, be it burgers, steaks or seafood. Starters like Finn fries, garlic shrimp and Southern nachos are perfect company for the drinks available at the Saloon. Lime seared salmon, Hong Kong style Chilean sea bass and fish tacos are some of the seafood items you can enjoy. The Italian Job and Bourbon Street are ideal for those craving a delicious burger. The kids have their own little menu of treats like chicken fingers and peanut butter and jelly. Game days bring with them a special menu of fan favorites. Sunday brunch is served between 11a and 4p.
When you pull up to the deceivingly small, gray building, you would never imagine what fanfare awaits inside this animated sports bar. Despite its small size, this South Side haven is host to some stadium-sized parties with all the essentials: beer, mixed drinks, wings and snacks that keep the crowd happy. Foosball fans have competitive tournaments on Mondays, and a bevy of televisions are tuned into any sport any day of the week.
Club Aqua, formerly known as The Globe, is a where young 20-somethings go in Jacksonville to get their groove on. With multiple rooms, this club can get packed on the weekends, which makes for sweaty, but fun dancing. DJs play mostly hip hop or top 40 hits to keep the dance floor shaking. Cover charge varies, but is somewhere around the 10 dollar range.
First-rate musical dramas come to life in this popular dinner theater. Sound of Music, Guys and Dolls, and South Pacific are just a small few of the Broadway productions performed by its talented cast. Seating, on four levels, circles the stage assuring every table of an unimpeded view. The menu coincides with the show, so you're bound to try new cuisine every time you visit.
'The Venue' as its name suggests is a venue which hosts a number of concerts. Located in the south of Jacksonville, this place is a spot for entertainment. Come and view some of the musical performances held here, and your sure to come back for more.