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COVID-19: #DTJax Business Updates

As Downtown Vision monitors the rapidly evolving situation with Coronavirus, we want to ensure our business owners, residents, students, and visitors are informed about the ways in which this is affecting the #DTJax community. Check back regularly for more information on ways to support small business, who’s open, who’s closed and more. We appreciate your continued support. Stay safe!

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Support Small Business

Downtown Jacksonville will be heavily affected by the precautions taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19. With many people working from home, the eateries and retail shops we normally enjoy will be struggling. We fully support and encourage taking all precautions to protect yourself and your families during this time, and hope that those whose jobs are not affected by the virus will help to lift up the small businesses who will suffer during this time.

Ways to support small businesses during COVID-19: 1. order a gift card for future use. 2. pick up meals and drinks to go or order delivery. 3. shop online with them. 4. share their updates on your social media to spread the word. 5. leave a review from a time you had a great experience with them


Open for Business / Shop Online

1904 Music Hall  – 1904 Music Hall is closed indefinitely. You can support the venue and music by live-streaming the  1904 Socially Distant Concert Series which can be found on their Facebook page.  Donations received go directly to the musicians and venue. 

Bay Street Bar and GrillWe’re still open and still serving freshly made to order take out.

  • Call in Your Order – 904-933-1350


bb’sBb’s Restaurant and Bar is open for curbside delivery and pick up featuring a special family-style dinner menu. Call 904-306-0100 to place your order 40 minutes in advance. Please specify pick up or delivery.  

Bellwether – Bellwether is partnering with Feeding Northeast Florida to provide meals to those most affected by COVID-19.

Bold City Brewery The Downtown taproom is currently closed, but you can still get your Bold City brews (kegs, 6-packs, crowlers, growlers and food 0rders) at the Roselle location, 2670 Rosselle St #7, in Riverside. Please allow approximately 15 minutes for online orders to be ready.

The Bread and Board – We are open 11a to 8p Mondays through Saturdays | 11a to 6p Sundays, ready to serve you all of your to-go needs.⁠ Delivery within 5 miles of the Riverside location and to all locations DTJAX for $2.50. Beer and wine are also available to-go to pair perfectly with your meals. We will also be are offering fresh produce boxes by Saturiwa Trading Company for $25. You can order online (under “Fresh Produce”) for pick up the next day!

Burlock and Barrel Distillery – Burlock and Barrel Whiskey Distillery is open Thursday through Sunday from 2-7pm, we offer curbside service as well. Located at 417 Magnolia St. Jacksonville, FL.

  • You Can Contact Us at (904) 372-0856

Burrito GalleryOur Downtown Location is currently closed, but our Brooklyn location is taking to-go orders.

Casa Dora Italian Cafe – Casa Dora is open for take out service and offering 15% off the entire menu. Special offer: receive a free half loaf of homemade garlic bread when you take out. Limited time only, redeem your coupon here.

Chamblin’s UptownChamblin’s Uptown cafe is closed indefinitely. Bookstore open for curbside pick-up or delivery 9am-5pm. Offering deliveries to surrounding neighborhoods (Avondale, Lake Shore, Ortega, Riverside, Murray Hill). Payments accepted over the phone. A $15 purchase for all deliveries and a $3 delivery fee are required.

  • Order Books Over the Phone at 904-674-0868.

Chart House  – Chart House is open for to-go orders 11am – 8pm daily. Receive 10% off your meal when you order take out. Special offer: 10 select meals under 10%.

Clara’s Tidbits – We are taking orders through voicemail or through web orders.

  • Order Here
  • Order Over the Phone – (904) 396-0528

The Court Urban Food ParkThe Court Urban Food Park is open for take out orders 11am – 2pm daily.

Cowford Chophouse – Cowford Chophouse will be closed until April 6th.

Currents By Anthony’s  2nd floor 841 Prudential Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32207. We are open and have plenty of vans and trucks in our catering department to deliver anywhere we are needed. Add links to these PDF menus:

De Real Ting Cafe – The upstairs dining room will be open throughout the week, but all nightclub activities will be canceled until further notice. Take out and delivery will be available via UberEats, GrubHub and Bitesquad.

  • Order Online via UberEats, GrubHub and Bitesquad.

Flavors of Thai – Flavors of Thai is open and taking to-go orders.

Florida Theatre – Florida Theatre’s box office is closed until further notice. The Box Office phones (904-355-2787) are open 9 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday.

Fresh Market – Team members will be taking extra precautions to ensure the cleanliness and safety of the store.

FSCJ Artist Series  – All shows will be postponed out of an abundance of caution, due to the growing concern over COVID-19.

Gili’s Kitchen – Our new hours are Monday – Thursday 11-5 p.m. and Friday 11 – 2 p.m. We are offering free delivery within a three-mile radius until further notice.

  • Call to Order: 904-475-1400

Go Tuk’n – Go Tuk’n is still booking new tours while taking extra sanitary precautions between every tour. If you’re not ready to hop on a Tuk Tuk, then purchase a gift card and tuk another time!

Grenville Kitchen – Grenville Kitchen is offering online ordering and delivery, family and individual meal plans, as well as curbside pick up. If you live five miles outside the delivery radius for DoorDash, UberEats, or GrubHub, call to arrange personal drop offs by staff. 

The Happy Grilled Cheese The Happy Grilled Cheese is open for takeout, call-in curbside pickup, and UberEats. Visit their Facebook page @thehappygrilledcheese for food truck schedules.

Hyppo Pops – The Hyppo is endeavoring to stay open and serving our community and local economy as best we can. We have maximized our sanitization process and are taking all online and to-go orders. We are open from 12-8pm.

Indochine – The restaurant is open for take out. Monday – Friday Lunch 11-2 p.m. and Monday – Sunday Dinner 5-9 p.m.

Intuition Ale Works –  If you’d like to get one of their BRAND NEW crowlers filled with a taproom exclusive, or if you’d to pick up any of our 6-packs or 12-packs, they are now offering a to-go service that allows you to pre-order in advance. Just email bronson@intuitionale.com and lindsay@intuitionale.com with your order and they will arrange a date and time for pickup that works best for you.

  • A list of all taproom draft is available on their website. They also have 6-packs of I-10, Easy on the Eyes, Jon Boat, Daybreak, and Party Wave, and 12-packs of I-10 and Jon Boat.

Island Girl Cigar Bar – Our new (tentative) hours 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday – Friday. We are offering cigar sales to go

Jax Rides – We have disinfectant and hand soap. And while we’re a ride-or-die pack, we have no problem keeping six feet between us at all times.

Jimmy John’s – Jimmy John’s is Offering Delivery to Your Door. Leave special instructions to our drivers to have it left at your door during this quarantine.

Jumpin’ Jax House of Food – Jumpin’ Jax is open for online ordering, call in, and take out.

Kanine Social Kanine Social’s park, taproom, and daycare/boarding services are open. Growlers, cans, coffee, and CBD water are available to-go.

Maddy D’s Cafe and Confections – We are offering FREE delivery inside of I-295 for any cookie order over $50. Also offering pick up by appointment only, curbside pick-up, and available on Grubhub, Ubereats and Doordash!

  • Call in Curbside -904.862.6788.

The Magnificat Cafe – Curbside pickup available! Call ahead to place your order, pull into the loading zone and call when you arrive.

Manifest DistillingManifest will be opening up for curbside pickup from 2-5PM for all of your at-home cocktail needs. Feel free to drive up, give us your order and we will get you all set up.

Morton’s Steakhouse – Morton’s is currently still open to accommodate takeout orders! Our To-Go menu has limited-time pricing deals, and we are open with new hours of 12pm-8pm daily. We are also offering 50% off bottles of wine and beer to top off your meal.

MOSH MOSH is closed indefinitely, but is featuring online exhibits organized by The New York Hall of Science.

Olio MarketOlio Market is closed until further notice, but you can still support them by purchasing a gift card or by donating to their GoFundMe.

Pedal Pub Pedal Pub Jax is closed indefinitely. They are offering a special sale for 20% off a gift card purchase. 

Pita Pit – Pita Pit is open for pick up, delivery, UberEats, and GrubHub.

Ruth’s Chris – Ruth’s Chris Steak House is open for take out orders. Now through April 5, purchase an eGift Card online worth $100 or more and earn a 25% bonus card to use on a future visit.
Sake House Sake House is taking to-go orders.
Southlight Gallery – Available by appointment only.
Spliff’s Gastropub – Spliff’s is open for businesses. To-go orders are available, as well as take out beer and liquor. 

St. Johns River Taxi – River Taxi rides are currently suspended due to COVID-19. Please check our website for updates.

Superfood and Brew – Super Food and Brew will continue to serve the community by offering pickup and delivery using our partner UberEats and GrubHub. To say thanks for your support, we are offering $ off discounts on the platform.

Sweet Pete’s Candy and 10/Six Grille  – After careful thought (and questioning ourselves a million times), the best & safest thing to do at this moment is temporarily close our doors to the public. However, there are still plenty of ways to get candy. We have shipping, pickup and delivery available! Enjoy 20% off everything online. Use code: EASTER20 at checkout.

UPS Store – 221 N. Hogan StreetThe UPS store is open with limited hours Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm, closed Saturday and Sunday. To enforce social distancing, the number of customers allowed in stores will be limited. 

Vagabond Coffee – Our Murray Hill location is open until 8pm, practicing touch-less transactions, sanitizing regularly, washing our hands obsessively, working tirelessly, and making your coffee lovingly.

Village Bread This is temporary, but we are fortunate to be able to offer our meals for delivery, take out, and curbside pick up. Please call us ahead of your arrival and everything will be ready for you when you arrive.

The Volstead – We are operating as a package store from 5-8pm Monday-Friday so come by and purchase a bottle of wine, a case of beer or any one of the spirits. We also have some Volstead T-shirts and Volstead eGift cards available.

Whispers Crab House & Oyster Bar – The restaurant is open for takeout only at normal hours: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. We are offering take out specials and to-go drinks with the purchase of food. Delivery is available through DoorDash, UberEats and Grubhub. For pickup:

Wolf and Cub Wolf & Cub is temporarily closed but is offering curated Supporter Packs featuring various products delivered right to your door.

Zodiac Bar & Grill – Zodiac Bar and Grill open for take out Monday – Friday 11am – 2pm. 

zTrip– We are zTrip and we are open for business. We are the largest ground transportation & Taxi company here in Jacksonville with over 300 cars and drivers on the road even under the current conditions. We can deliver people, food, packages, and products on-demand 24/7/365.


Local Closures

Jacksonville Public Library branches are closed until further notice. While closed, loan periods are extended and overdue fines are waived. Digital library available 24/7!


Jacksonville City Event Venues have canceled or postponed events at all locations until further notice. If you are a current ticket holder for any event at the following locations, please hold on to your tickets. Tickets for postponed events will be honored for all rescheduled dates. If your event has been cancelled, please reach out to your point of purchase for refund information. Updates can be found here

  • 121 Financial Park
  • Daily’s Place
  • Ritz Theatre and Museum
  • TIAA Bank Field
  • Times-Union Center for Performing Arts
  • VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena

Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp games are postponed. Learn more about their HERO Program, which offers fans ticket vouchers and a chance to win a trip to 2021 Spring Training. Purchase two undated ticket vouchers for $10; half of proceeds will be donated to First Coast Relief Fund.

Jacksonville Symphony concerts and events are canceled through May 8th. Learn more about ticket exchanges and donations. 

FSCJ Artist Series shows are postponed. Learn more.


Florida Theatre’s closure affects the following performances. Current purchased tickets will be honored on the new show date. Florida Theatre staff members are working to communicate directly with patrons who purchased tickets for these shows, and moving forward will communicate the status of individual shows.

 

  • MasterChef Jr. Live on March 27 (Rescheduled for October 23, 2020)
  • Brothers Again on March 28 (Rescheduled for August 1, 2020)
  • Pablo Cruise at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on March 28
  • The SteelDrivers on March 29
  • Straight Up with Stassi Live on April 5 (Rescheduled for January 30,2021)
  • Mandy Moore on April 7
  • Neil DeGrasse Tyon on April 8 (Rescheduled for February 4, 2021)
  • Chris Botti on April 15 (Rescheduled for March 17, 2021)
  • Brittany Howard on April 23 cancelled
  • Brian Culbertson on April 26 (Rescheduled to April 25, 2021)
  • One Night of Queen on May 1 (Rescheduled for July 27, 2020)
  • Jonny Lang on May 3 (Rescheduled to October 18, 2021)
  • Gary Allan on May 7 (Rescheduled to August 28, 2020)
  • The Happy Together Tour on June 4 (Rescheduled to September 10,2020)

Show Worker Relief Fund: Part-time “show workers” are already feeling the effects of our shutdown. Because there are no shows, stagehands, bartenders, security and box office workers have no work. If you can support, please support here.


MOCA Jacksonville has suspended all museum events and programs until further notice. Learn more about MOCA’s free virtual museum experience and other virtual #DTJax experiences here.


MOSHMuseum of Science And History (MOSH) events are cancelled or postponed through early May. Learn more hereLearn more about MOSH’s on-line exhibit, Science Behind the News: Viruses and other virtual experiences here.


The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens will remain closed until further notice. The annual four-day Arts4All Festival, which was scheduled for April 28 through May 1, 2020, has been postponed.


All Jacksonville parks, including Hemming Park, are closed until further notice.


River TaxiSt. Johns River Taxi service is suspended and tours are cancelled until further notice.


TODO: add alt text from AirtableThe First Coast YMCA has closed all of its branches until further notice. This includes all programs and events except for child care which is being offered in a very limited capacity based on essential community need.


Duval County Courthouse is closed to the general public.


JAX Chamber is suspending all activities, including all Chamber Council events, ImpactJAX events and the Board of Directors meetings until further notice. Visit their Resources Page for more information.


Support First Wednesday Art Walk & Riverside Arts Market Artists, Makers & Vendors

April Art Walk is canceled, but you can visit online stores and stay up-to-date with your favorite artists and performers here.

Riverside Arts Market is postponed until further notice. Visit online stores and stay up-to-date with your favorite makers, farmers and bakers here.


Additional Information

Regular updates on the impacts of COVID-19 on DTJax can be found here:

COVID-19: #DTJax Virtual Experiences
COVID-19: #DTJax Resources for Small Business

Please contact us if you are open or would like to share any information with our audience.