What better way to WOW your Valentine this year than with a romantic dining experience with exclusive views on the First Coast? Our Bold City offers a wide variety of rooftop restaurants that feature delicious food, breathtaking views, and a relaxed, upscale atmosphere and we feel like it’s a must that we share our favorites with you!
CASA MARINA PENTHOUSE LOUNGE
The Penthouse Rooftop Bar in Jax beach is the place to go for a beautiful sunset and delicious martini. The hotel’s culinary team creates a seasonal ‘carte du jour’ of popular dishes while displaying one of the most creative bar and martini menus to talk about later. If you love a good martini in your hand while watching the sunset, this is the place to be on Jacksonville Beach.
RIVER AND POST
One of the most infamous for rooftop restaurants in Jacksonville is River & Post. Located in the heart of the downtown area, this trendy restaurant offers dreamy views of the St. Johns River and the city skyline. The menu details a wide variety of dishes for all to enjoy as well as a selection of signature cocktails and local craft beers. Be sure to dress your best, the atmosphere is upscale and sophisticated, making it a great spot for a special occasion or a romantic date.
BLACK SHEEP RESTAURANT
Nestled in the historic district of Riverside, this hot spot screams modern and FUN! The rooftop bar and lounge deliver a true vibe with views of the St. Johns river, downtown Riverside, and a cocktail menu that is destined to set the mood for an unforgettable night.
Cowford Chophouse is the ideal dining experience for all that want to treat their sweetheart to an upscale mouth watering experience. This gem is located in one of the first buildings in Jacksonville that was rebuilt after the big fire in 1901 and boast many of its original architecture, showcasing the Bold City’s original beauty. While it’s easy to get lost in the beauty of the building and vast cocktail and dinner menu, don’t forget to save room for their famous Pistachio Baked Alaska Vanilla Sponge Cake- you won’t regret it.
Coop 303 is located in Atlantic Beach and truly brings a Southern style cuisine to a city vibe atmosphere. While delivering exceptional service and offering a creative cocktail list and a menu that suits everyone’s taste buds, you will leave ready to come back again. It’s food and service is from the heart — just like you’d expect in the South. Fried tomatoes, fried chicken, bourbon, sweet tea, all guaranteed! Enjoy their house-made jerky, boiled peanuts and crispy hominy at both of their full service bars while you grab a specialty cocktail before a walk on the beach or as an appetizer for your main course, you can’t go wrong.
THE CELLAR UPSTAIRS WINE BAR AND RESTAURANT at SAN SEBASTIAN WINERY
Visit The Cellar Upstairs Wine Bar & Restaurant on the top floor and roof deck of the San Sebastian Winery after a full tour of the winery itself. This restaurant provides a one-of-a-kind atmosphere, with impressive views, live music,and a great selection of light bites, made in house wines and a vast beer selection. The view from the open deck is ideal after a tour of the winery and the sun is going down while the city lights up.