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1951 Tamiami Trl, Port Charlotte, FL 33948-2112
+1 941-255-0994
Tue 17:00 - 10:00
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Nashville, Tennessee
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Food very good, wild caught salmon was spot on. The service was exemplary. The music was perfect for the setting....this was not my first choice but should have been....

Thank Lawrence I
Punta Gorda, Florida
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122 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Only reason this isn't a 5 is that the servings were too large. I realize this is a minor point, but it is kind of a pet peeve of ours. We had been here several times before, that's why we came back for an Anniversary dinner. Food, service, atmosphere, everything was great. We ordered a vegan appetizer plate - my... More 

Thank KjunCelt
Nyack, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

JD'S service excellent, food delicious, love the breakfast buffet have music in evenings dinner menu delicious

Thank rkunz1980
Fort Myers, Florida
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel (Days Inn) next door recommend this restaurant. For full disclosure, the owner of the hotel also owns this restaurant. But I am so glad that I wandered over to this restaurant. The food was excellent and the Jazz band was great. It is a good place to have a nice dining experience and listen to jazz. The music... More 

Thank FloridaNativeYes
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came to this restaurant with good expectations but didn't turn out very well, specially if you are a gourmet. Not recommended.

Thank Estherbayer
Port Charlotte, Florida
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

JD's is one of a kind for Port Charlotte so when you want to listen to good Jazz and enjoy a great dinner this is the place to go. There menu is quite extensive and I loved the lamb it was prepared just right. I like mine a little pink and that's how it was served. They have a very... More 

Thank Kathy A
Punta Gorda, Florida
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We visited JD's on our 50th Anniversary. This is a very fine restaurant that caters to special occasions. We had the Prime Rim and it was AAA1. Plan on spending upwards of $100 per couple for dinner and drinks.

Thank retiredguy43
Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands, Florida
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had dinner at JD's a week ago on Wednesday, and we learned the following: the menu has changed (selections, prices, no more early bird deals, etc); several key staff and entertainers are gone; and there may be more changes to come. Their web site has not been updated to reflect any of this except for the entertainment calendar. That... More 

Thank facensouth
Gorham, Maine
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

My husband and I ate here recently and we were expecting a positive experience, based on other reviews, but our experience was far from positive. We should have left immediately when we were met by the crotchety elderly hostess, who was incredibly rude and unwelcoming. It should have been a clue as to what to expect but we were willing... More 

Thank Sandy40652
North Palm Beach, Florida
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My friend and I decided to eat here as another friend told me they had great hamburgers. Much to our surprise, this is a lovely white-tablecloth restaurant with live music, wonderful service and employees who made us feel very welcome even though we weren't dressed for a nice dining experience. We would definitely come back! P.S. The hamburger was delicious,... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Seafood, American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 10:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1951 Tamiami Trl, Port Charlotte, FL 33948-2112
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Port Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 941-255-0994
For an Evening of Premiere Jazz and Fine Dining, visit JD's Bistro & Grille in Port Charlotte. Open Tuesdays through Saturday starting at 5PM. Live Jazz delights our guests starting at 7pm nightly. The Impressive Menu - From the Freshest Seafood available to the Finest Cuts of Meat - will ignite your culinary imagination as the Award-Winning Wine list awakens your inner sommelier. And as the gracious, knowledgeable servers delight you with their uncanny ability to anticipate your every need, you'll experience firsthand why the only place to be is JD's Bistro & Grill. Reservations are highly recommended especially on weekends. Walk-ins are always welcome. Private room available for rent, perfect for meetings or private parties it includes room with bar, piano, tables and private bathrooms. It's a must see before scheduling your next meeting or small party! JDs is also available for luncheons any day or events on Sunday and Monday evenings.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?