Eat Up Downtown Spotlight: Benny’s Steak and Seafood

Downtown Vision, Inc.Voted a Talk of the Town for Jacksonville in 2013, Benny’s Steak and Seafood will sure get you chatting to all of your friends about this great destination for a ladies night, date night or just an after-work dinner.

With Eat Up Downtown underway, 19 Downtown restaurants are serving up delicious three-course meals from prix-fixe menus. Twelve years into the restaurant business, Benny’s Steak and Seafood joins Eat Up Downtown this year with a surf-and-turf menu paired with waterfront dining.

Located at The Jacksonville Landing, Benny’s is known for its beautiful view of the St. Johns River, gourmet approach and its exotic-yet-convenient surf-and-turf dishes. Chef Benny Yousefzadeh and his team are especially known for their crab cakes, voted Best in Jacksonville by Folio Weekly in 2013.

Spend an evening at Benny’s during Eat Up Downtown to take advantage of their $35 menu where you can order your choice of appetizer, entree and dessert. You will leave the restaurant with your stomach – and wallet – full.

Looking to burn off those calories you just consumed? Benny’s is located on Northbank side of the St. Johns, where you can conveniently enjoy a beautiful walk on the Riverwalk; stick around The Landing for live music on the Coca-Cola Riverfront Stage; or take a short walk over to The Elbow, where, at participating bars, you’ll receive buy-one-get-one drink specials with your comment card coupon, plus tons of great live music.

Don’t waste any time (I sure won’t), and be sure to take advantage of these awesome deals before time runs out. For more information on Eat Up Downtown – including the full list of this year’s participating restaurants and bars, their menus, and Igers Jax and First Coast Magazine photo contest details – visit


Note: If you dine at The Jacksonville Landing’s Fionn MacCool’s Irish Restaurant and Pub or Benny’s Steak & Seafood for Eat Up Downtown, you will receive a parking voucher at the restaurant that will allow you to exit The Landing’s parking lot at no charge.