If humans are mostly made of water, and fish traditionally inhabit water, fish should naturally occur in the human body. Fix this gap in nature’s logic with today’s Groupon: for $18, you get $40 worth of fresh seafood and drinks at Beachside Seafood in Jacksonville Beach.
Beachside Seafood's cadre of angling chefs whips together fresh seafood dishes from locally caught fish, which are purchased and filleted the same day. Relax on the breezy shaded deck with family-style benches and plunge your hand-trident into deep-sea delicacies such as the fresh-fried grouper sandwich ($11.99). The oyster basket houses lightly breaded and fried mollusks paired with french fries and coleslaw ($7.99+), great for filling up expansive appetites or fashioning into post-modern earrings. The steamer pot tosses together snow or dungeness crab, steamed clams, mussels, mayport shrimp, veggies, and old-bay seasoning ($29.99), creating a happening seafood sauna. Meanwhile, the specialty shrimp burger ($8.99) combines the underworld class of jumbo shrimp with the landlubbing, taste-bud-pleasing knowhow of bacon and cheese.
Beachside Seafood Restaurant
Directly below Beachside Seafood Restaurant's dining room, you will find the restaurant's in-house market. Here, chefs browse through the stock of locally caught seafood, picking out premium fillets of fish and shellfish and kindly directing lost scuba divers back to their hotels. After carrying their fresh purchases back up to the kitchen, chefs fire up stoves to fry baskets of their renowned mayport shrimp, steam lobster tails, and stack sandwiches with grilled mahi.
Once assembled, the staff carries dishes to the alfresco dining area, where playful nautical decor hangs out on the walls. On the covered upstairs deck, sunlight streams onto wooden floors that support rows of picnic tables. This scene backdrops guests sipping from frosty mugs of beer with the aroma of fried seafood wafting through the air, reminding diners of childhood vacations spent in Atlantis.
120 3rd St. S
Jacksonville Beach, Florida 32250Get Directions