About Black Sheep Restaurant
Black Sheep is an independent restaurant located in Jacksonville"s historic 5-Points in Riverside. Our focus is on fresh, local ingredients, hand-crafted food, and gracious service. We offer a full bar, signature cocktails, craft beers and an excellent wine list. We offer fast-casual lunch Monday through Friday, dinner Monday through Saturday, and brunch Saturday and Sunday.
Contemporary American, American, Southern
Hours of Operation:
Happy Hour: Daily 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 10:30am - 3:00pm, (limited menu 3pm-5pm), Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm (limited menu 11pm-midnight), Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 9:30am - 3:00pm (limited menu 3pm-5pm),
Roof top dining, bar and lounge Sunday - Thursday 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 12:00pm (Limited menu 11-midnight)
Margaret St & Oak St.
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
The Riverside Trolley is available during Lunch hours Monday-Saturday.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Black Sheep Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
I have been here once before, and the fo ...
I have been here once before, and the food did not disappoint. We had the sweetbread nuggets, the lamb bacon, and duck confit. They were all wonderful. The desserts weekend good, but not as flavorful as the apps and entrees.
We enjoyed brunch very much but were dis ...
We enjoyed brunch very much but were dismayed that the pancakes and shrimp & grits were cold by the time they got to the roof. First time that has happened to us.
great atmosphere. great food. knowledgea ...
great atmosphere. great food. knowledgeable staff.
Thank you to everyone at Black Sheep for ...
Thank you to everyone at Black Sheep for making my anniversary night memorable. Everything was on point from the food, the service, to the ambience.
Our services was really good. Even thoug ...
Our services was really good. Even though our table wasn't ready for almost 40 min after our reservation was scheduled for, the manager made up for it
Loud but still good. Great waiter Blaise ...
Loud but still good. Great waiter Blaise would go again
The food was beyond amazing. My only iss ...
The food was beyond amazing. My only issue was that our waitress was a bit rude at times. She was a bit sarcastic and could be a turn off to some. Overall we had an amazing experience and we will be back!
Rooftop dining in Jacksonville
The roof at Black Sheep is a great place for brunch, lunch, or cocktails. It is refreshing to be outside and not at street level with the traffic. Servers are courteous and attentive.
Farm to Table
Great farm to table food featuring Black Hog Farm meats which make yummy sandwiches.
Fabulous Brunch Cardamom Pancakes
The chef's recipe for Cardamom pancakes is fabulous. You get three large, fluffy, tasty pancakes with real maple syrup and homemade strawberry jam and apple butter. This is the second time my husband and I have been back for brunch. Hats off to the chef for these awesome pancakes!
Improve your Desert
The food was really good, but the desert was not compare with the quality of food we get it, the texture was old and not flavor inside
Overrated. Portions were small; not memorable.
The service was fine but our overall experience did not meet the expectations of what we heard of the restaurant. The fried green olives were amazing. My husband ordered the pork sandwich which was good- but nothing you couldn't get at a fancy food truck. I've had better BBQ sandwiches at 4Rivers. The mac and cheese was very good, though a little salty. I ordered the duck confit and while it tasted fine, it was nothing overly exciting and the small portions were laughable, especially considering the $24 price tag. Some more variety on the menu would be nice. And if you're going to charge $25-$30 a plate, make sure you put a decent amount of food on there so people feel like they get their moneys worth. Until then, we'll be dining elsewhere. :)
The best service ever totally and utterl ...
The best service ever totally and utterly pleased
The food was outstanding and the service ...
The food was outstanding and the service was DeVine! I am so happy that we choose the Black Sheep for our dinner.
We were there for a Birthday Brunch and ...
We were there for a Birthday Brunch and the food and service was excellent! The Cardamom pancakes were to die for and the fresh bacon and eggs were just as good. We will return to try other dishes.
Really great place for relaxing with a g ...
Really great place for relaxing with a great view ambiance on the rooftop. I was visiting from out of town and chose to have brunch with my friends. The staff was great well the food. I noted my gluten free diet in my reservation. The hostess acknowledged my allegy gave seperate menu options. We had an awesome time.
My food was delicious. Service was relat ...
My food was delicious. Service was relatively slow. I waited about 15 to 20 mins before my drink order was taken. But overall great
Restaurant is fine. Nothing special but nothing negative to say either. By Jacksonville standards its probably on the better side of average. Overall solid safe place to grab a quick bite at a reasonable price.
Overpriced for what you get.
$21 for shrimp and grits...it was good but not $21 worth. For 2 drinks and shrimp and grits, my total was $54!
The delicious is food! I know it sounds ...
The delicious is food! I know it sounds weird but water is very good too! I love the view from the rooftop as well!
post symphony fare
We have always enjoyed the quality of the food at Black Sheep. We love having fine dining restaurants like this to go to in the late evening after the symphony.
Everything about this restaurant is amaz ...
Everything about this restaurant is amazing. We always sit on the roof and it is just beautiful. The food is some of the best I've ever had. I love this restaurant.
I dined here TWICE during my recent visi ...
I dined here TWICE during my recent visit to Jax! Once for dinner Friday night, and Brunch on Sunday. I absolutely LOVE your cocktails... And both the dinner and brunch menu offerings were spot on!! Can't wait to come back next time I am in town!!
Sitting outside on the patio was perfect.
I think brunch at Black Sheep is my favorite meal! There is plenty to choose from and I have never been disappointed with my selection. The noise level is lower, especially if sitting outside, which lends to great people watching as well. In other restaurants, I have felt that the service was spotty and inconsistent, but this is not the case at Black Sheep. The staff attention was excellent! Maybe I shouldn't give this review--I sure want to continue going to Saturday and Sunday brunches without the crowds, and this may give my secret away.
Our reservations for right on time! The ...
Our reservations for right on time! The food is amazing here. Service is excellent! Just wish the weather was better so we could've enjoyed the upstairs outside seating.
Great dining experience
We were wary of Black Sheep when it first opened since we are pescatarians. The menu looked laden with beef and pork as are many of the local farm to table restaurants. However there are vegetarian and fish entrees , starters and side dishes and the kitchen is willing to make appropriate substitutions when necessary. In this regard, we are always able to put together an eclectic collection of starters, sides and entrees which are always well prepared and nicely plated. The service during our most recent visit was particularly attentive. It is becoming one of our go to eateries. Granted ,our choices are limited but not so much as at other similar venues and their willingness to make accommodations for dietary limitations is a big plus.
The BLACK SHEEP: very enjoyable dinning.
Four friends dined at the restaurant on a Thursday evening. All diners were excellent and the portions were good. The service was impeccable. The ambiance is not romantic nor is it ostentatious. It is good. Terrific food served well !
Quickly seated and waited upon. Wine re ...
Quickly seated and waited upon. Wine recommendation was very good. Of course the Fried Olives were great...my wife had the shrimp and grits which was yummy delicious and I had the Korean short ribs which were superb. Service was excellent. Except for the increasing noise level as the evening grew, everything was top notch - we will be back!!!
Service is great, food fantastic and the roof top bar is unique and very cool, even in the winter! A must visit, we love this place, one of our favorites!
The venue was awesome on the roof top!
The venue was awesome on the roof top!
Black Sheep is everything one could want.
Very cool, local bistro. Black Sheep is a great addition to a great neighborhood.
Good food and atmosphere.
Enjoyed delicious food and great atmosphere for friends. Love the drink menu as well. Southern influence to the menu but healthy options as well.
Heaven's Gate is always a favorite cockt ...
Heaven's Gate is always a favorite cocktail - unsure exactly what my husband had. We began with the Poutine and Fried Green Tomatoes. Poutine was excellent, as always, but the Tomatoes seemed to be lacking something. Atop was diced tomatoes and lettuce, reminiscent of a pico de gallo, yet a complimentary sauce would have perfected them. The entree of Duck Confit served atop risotto was absolutely delicious. My husband enjoyed his Crispy Skin Salmon. We skipped dessert; too full. As for service - our server seemed a bit flighty. It felt as though she was going to hand us the check after our appetizers and before she even took our dinner order. We had to remind her we still had yet to order. I think total time from sit down to leaving, was 2-2.5 hours - and that's without dessert. The rooftop bar is always pleasant, whether it's for pre-dinner drinks or dinner itself. The weather was more than ideal.
Overall great place!
I love the atmosphere of Blacksheep, the food, the location. The only thing was it took an hr to get our food. The food was great though once we did get it.
Menu said 'fried chicken' special...NOT ...
Menu said 'fried chicken' special...NOT fried chicken...it was awful!!! Baked at best. Not tasty .... To bad for a restaurant with so many good dishes!
Recommend for Everyone!
It was amazing! Food was great. The view was superb. The weather was fantastic. Most importantly the service was great!
We were in awe of this place from the time we walked in until we left. The ambiance is stunning, the service was fabulous, and the food was amazing! We would definitely recommend Black Sheep and we will be back next time we visit Jacksonville!
Great place for dining al fresco (nice inside seating as well). We had great server (Sarah) who was the perfect combination of friendly, knowledgeable, and efficient. Everything we ordered was outstanding!
I had guests in town. I gave them three restaurant choices. They chose Black Sheep because I mentioned rooftop dining. I made reservations. When we arrived the hostess said reservations were for first floor dining room and we could wait 45 minutes for a table on the roof. We drove in rush hour traffic out of our way for rooftop dining and ended up sitting on the first floor patio. Luckily, the food was good and the server was nice. But poor customer service from hostess.
3 people, 3 different orders & everythin ...
3 people, 3 different orders & everything was fabulous!
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