Definitely rent a car. Of course, there's plenty to do at Guana besides getting freaky on the beach. Taxis are available on-call, but you'll wind up spending as much on fares -- if you want to head from downtown to the beach or vice versa -- as you would on a rental car, which is always at your disposal. The local alternative publication, Folio Weeklyis gay-friendly and is the best local resource for arts and entertainment listings. Hamburger Mary's Big, juicy burgers. Johns River, Jacksonville has witnessed a surging gay community in recent years. Open 7am to 3am, this funky sports bar cum "gastro-pub" offers breakfast at both ends of their day, with outdoor seating and live bands in the same block as Park Place.
Enjoy an English afternoon tea with sandwiches and scones here too - reservations required.
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Hamburger Mary's Big, juicy burgers. A boardwalk winds down the foot-tall dune system to a pristine stretch of sand that feels more than just a few miles away from the noise and crowds at Jacksonville's beaches. We offer a full liquor bar with a knowledgeable and creative bar staff to mix your delicious libations. Contributing to the beach's unparalleled privacy is a lack of lifeguards, so it's up to beachgoers to mind the conditions if they're not strong swimmers. Wings, burgers and fries served until closing. Secret Garden Cafe The best place to plant your taste buds. An upscale riverfront community, San Marco is slightly less gay-centric than Riverside or Avondale, but it's got plenty of quaint, if pricey, shops and some of the best restaurants in the entire city.
The historic neighborhoods in and around downtown Jacksonville tend to be the most gay-friendly, diverse and culturally compelling. Staying true to our "neighborhood bar" appeal, you can rest assured that we always have some of the best drink prices, great specials and the friendliest staff in town! They have a raw bar, extensive wine and fine whiskey lists, and food that ranges from sandwiches hamburgers to Duck Confit Tarineto full and elegant dinners; plus a very elaborate brunch. Sappho's women's bar female pole dancers. Contributing to the beach's unparalleled privacy is a lack of lifeguards, so it's up to beachgoers to mind the conditions if they're not strong swimmers. Jacksonville's first and oldest subdivision, Springfield deteriorated during the '70s and '80s when the upper and middle classes fled to the suburbs. Restaurants to check out.