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Potter's House Soul Food Bistro Southside

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11876 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32225-2918
+1 904-394-0860
11:00 - 20:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Absolutely delicious fresh home style cooking. The serving staff is friendly and the portions are huge! Well worth the money but be prepared to wait because this place is ALWAYS busy.

Thank Weazer B
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted and welcomed with open arms as we walked in the door. Our host gave us a bit of history of the restaurant. The buffet line was explained and recommendations were given. Awesome food and definately great service. Suggest making this one of your stops to experience the awesome hospitality. What a great experience from beginning to end.

Thank Bomaxho
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74 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We would never have found this place without trip advisor. We gave a try and we were pleastly surprised. The cafeteria style is interesting. Chicken was really good, sides were good . Service was great and we will be back

Thank FromPAtoGA
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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133 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food should not be political. Let me say this right up front. That being said I love the food and atmosphere of the Bistro. But yesterday I went in for lunch, left a tip as I always do, and found a table to eat my meal. It was later in the day so wasn't very busy, and I put the... More 

1 Thank Lowpro
Jacksonville, Florida
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141 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I went for Sunday lunch today and we had a wonderful time. The food was delicious and the people working there were so nice and helpful!! My Mom and husband had the fried chicken and they loved it. I had the chicken tenders and they were very good. I loved the fried cabbage and the mac and... More 

1 Thank Liz H
Mont Vernon, New Hampshire
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95 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had to wait in line for about 15 minutes to order. The line never seemed to get larger or smaller. You order as you walk through by the food. Food was hot. The Thursday special was meatloaf which I tried. It was ok. Not a lot of flavor but not awful either. The sides were mostly bland as well.... More 

Thank PumaPaws
Savannah, Georgia
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best southern food EVER!! The fried chicken is so tasty and the mac-n-cheese is the best in the south. Try the key lime cake.

Thank floridagrl
Atlantic Beach, Florida
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a friend, it was both of our first time eating here. We were a little confused about what to do at first but the hostess explained. It is cafeteria style. I had smothered pork chops and she had ox tails. We both enjoyed our lunch, portions were good, enough to take home. The price was great as it... More 

Thank Jaxgrl2011
Montpelier, Vermont
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We got there just before they were closing (6pm on Sunday!) so they had run out of a bunch of the sides and some of the entre's. But got the smothered (fried) pork chops which were very good, collard greens, seasoned string beans, mac n cheese, and yellow rice. Everything was great! Next time I'm getting there earlier so I... More 

Thank Soren P
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We come here a couple of times a year. The food is good and the portions are reasonable. Our first time here was a bit weird because when you checked out a couple of the ladies made remarks outloud. Since then it's been better.

Thank Mrs_Urban

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11876 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32225-2918
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-394-0860

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?