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“Good Wednesday Night Seafood Buffet ”

Sandollar Restaurant & Marina
Ranked #78 of 2 170 Restaurants in Jacksonville
Price range: US$8 - US$25
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar
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Good for: View, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The Sandollar was originally built in 1954 by a gentleman who lived in Fort George Island. This small but capable restaurant was able to capitalize on the booming American shrimp market from Mayport across the river. The business thrived and created the tradition of serving fresh and local seafood at low costs. This was when Heckscher Drive still had bridges that were made of wood and moved with the tide. After a while, the area demanded a larger facility and in 1988, a new building was constructed by Dwayne Williams, who owned La Cruise Casino and Restaurant in Mayport. He kept the tradition of providing customers with fresh, quality seafood at a low price. Today, under that same direction from the original owner, we look forward to bringing back the same great seafood that The Sandollar brought in when it opened. We are proud to be serving our local community for over 15 years now and will continue to give back and assure our locals that the next decade will provide the same great service, incredible food, and innovation that we are known for.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seafood buffet has many good selections from fried everything - shrimp, clams, oysters, etc. Large boiled shrimp were great. Raw oysters were good. Many other warm dishes and sides to fill you up. Can also add crab legs for an additional price.

Was hoping to sit outside, but probably better to be inside on buffet night anyway. Large glass windows on the entire back wall give a great view of the river.

Only issue was a long wait, in a crowded entrance, with at least 10 tables available outside the entire time. Maybe an issue of short staffing, but should do better than this knowing business will be busy.

Thank Izzydog1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was convenient to dock the boat and eat. The seafood Alfredo was delightful. The steak was prepared properly. Nicely pink and pleasantly seasoned. Tender with just the right charring.

Thank richardsK6606ER
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had chowder and fish tacos. The food was good. We sat outside and enjoyed the scenic views. We don't often get to watch a ferry and helicopters practice but here you see the Naval Base helicopters across the way and the ferry next door. Service was fine and food was good. Again, the treat is the view.

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Thank Kristinesonja
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 1:45 and was told there would be a 45 minute wait to sit outside. We chose to sit at the bar instead of waiting. We sat down at the bar, with at least 4 tables that were vacant. At no time in the TWO HOURS we were there, were ANY of those 4 tables used. The bartender, Princess, was very rude. 3 different couples came out after we did, and ALL of them got their food before we did. Needless to say, we will never visit this establishment again

Thank Kim B
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic seafood buffet on Wednesday night! Ate outside on the deck and had a wonderful evening! The price is unbeatable and the food is amazing! Cheese grits and fried shrimp were two of my favorites!

Thank Kelly Z
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