The Most Original Diner in Jacksonville, Florida.
Nothing beats great food served with Southern hospitality. If you’re looking for a local diner in Jacksonville, FL where you can enjoy classic Southern and other American food, Jax Diner is the place to visit! Owned by local celebrity chef, Roderick "Pete" Smith, our diner has been serving a wide range of delectable dishes for over 18 years. From jam-packed sandwiches to perfectly seared steaks, our chef-inspired menu is sure to satisfy all your food cravings.
Made From the Finest, Local Ingredients


Chicken Philly, Grilled Onion, Mushroom, Pepper & Provolone

Classic Ruben, Sauerkraut, Russian Dressing

Chicken or Tuna Salad White or Wheat Lettuce Tomato

Local Fish or Shrimp Tacos, Blackened, Lettuce, Tomato, Onion

Steak & Cheese, Grilled Onion, Mushroom, Pepper & Provolone

Chicken Sandwich, Fried, Blackened, Buffalo or Grilled

Jr Club, Lettuce, Tomato, Bacon, Mayo

Cuban, Mustard, Pickles, Swiss Cheese

Grilled Vegetables Po-Boy, Onion, Mushroom, Pepper & Provolone

Meatloaf w/Fried Egg, Lettuce, Tomato, Onion

Fried Chicken or Shrimp Po Boy Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, Gravy

Lunch Entrees

Marinated Beef Tips over Crack & Cheese (aka Mac & Cheese)

Baked Meatloaf w/Mash

Shrimp & Grits

Sausage Dog (Smoked Local Azar Sausage)

Chili Dog Topped House-Made Chili

Bitch Slap Dog Bacon, Fire Relish, Coleslaw, Creole Mustard & Jalapenos

Hand-Made Sandwiches

Breakfast Menu

The Classic
2 Eggs/ Home Fries, Hash Browns or Grits/Toast or Biscuit

Red Neck Sundae (Grit Bowl)

Jax Originals

Breakfast Scrambler Eggs, Potatoes, Peppers, Onions, Bacon, Cheese. Topped w/Gravy

Veggie Scrambler Eggs, Potatoes, Peppers, Mushrooms, Spinach. Topped w/Cheese

Biscuit & Gravy w/ 2 Egg

Jax Up Biscuit Split Biscuit topped w/ Bacon, Cheese, Gravy & 2 Egg

French Toast w/Sausage, Bacon or Ham

Corn Beef Hash w/2 Egg & Grits

Breakfast Sandwiches


Jax Omelets

3 Eggs Omelets/ Grits, Hash Browns, Home Fries/Toast or Biscuit

Meat & Cheese (Sausage, Ham or Bacon)

Veggie Omelets

Gaint Pancake Meal
2 Cakes, 2 Eggs, Bacon or Sausage 


Our Menu 

Big Salads

Caesar Salad Crisp Romaine, Croutons & Parmesan

BLT Salad Iceberg Tomato, Bacon

Mix Greens, Tomato, Cucumber, Carrots

Chicken or Tuna Salad Tomato, Iceberg Lettuce

Taco Salad

Buffalo Chicken or Shrimp Salad


Jax Burgers

Super Cheeseburger Served between 2 Gooey Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Full Monty Topped w/ Fried Egg & Bacon

Cajun Burger, Blacken, Smoked Sausage, Pepper Jack Cheese

Frankenstein Jalapenos, Grilled Onion, Bacon, Cheese, BBQ Sauce

Patty Melt Grilled Onion, Swiss Cheese, Rye Bread

The Big Jack, Two Patties, Special Sauce, Onion, Pickles, Lettuce