Dining out is one way to explore your town, along with clinging to the back of a bus and borrowing a police horse. Try something new with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $15 for $30 worth of Latin-fusion cuisine, valid Sunday–Thursday
- $15 for $30 worth of Latin-fusion cuisine, valid Friday–Saturday
Lime juice, red onions, and cilantro flavor fresh fish in an appetizer of ceviche ($10). Paella entrees, such as the Valenciana ($18)—saffron rice mixed with shrimp, mussels, scallops, chorizo, and chicken—are served with sweet plantains, as is the breaded and seasoned bistec empanizado, a Cuban steak ($15). Mejor de Cocina items require an extra fee. Click here to see the full menu.
Cocina Latin American Fusion
At Cocina Latin American Fusion, sweet flavors tickle the tongue just as often as fiery ones cause it to tingle. Fruit-based marinades flavor several meats, such as grilled jumbo shrimp in house lime sauce, a guava barbecue-glazed pork chop, and mango chicken, which is prepared by finding and cracking open a perfectly egg-shaped mango. The menu derives its dishes from several countries—paella entrees evoke the tastes of Spain, for example, whereas a chili-dusted sirloin steak boasts a Cuban mojo sauce. Regardless of their origins, each seafood, chicken, and beef specialty pairs well with sides of sweet plantains. And on Sundays, patrons can intersperse bites of brunch plates with chilled sips of Morisonado, a mix of orange juice, milk, and cinnamon.
The live entertainment on weekends mirrors the diversity of the restaurant's cuisine. On Fridays, Latin jazz lilts through the space. Saturdays feature piano performances, and guitarists take the stage on Sundays to strum Spanish tunes.
La Cocina Latin American Fusion
311 N 3rd St.
Jacksonville Beach, Florida 32250Get Directions