Your Downtown Guide to Celebrating National Small Business Day

Author: Savanne Giroire, Communications Coordinator

Our small businesses make our world go ’round — and create the bustling, vibrant, unique destination that Downtown Jacksonville is known for! This Friday, May 10th, is National Small Business Day, and we’ve compiled a list of #DTJax-based small businesses for you to check out this week to celebrate!

By @wolfandcubjax

From vintage threads, handmade jewelry, sweet treats to bestsellers, you’ll find the coolest picks during a shopping day Downtown!

Shopping In The City:

The Bread & Board Provisions
Chamblin’s Uptown & Cafe
CX904 Creative Exchange
Fifi’s Fine Resale Apparel
Wolf & Cub 
St. John’s Cathedral Bookstore and Gift Shop
Sweet Pete’s Candy Co.

By @manifestdistilling

With so many bars and breweries in Downtown, there’s a spot for every vibe! From plant shopping, a game of billiards, a night of live music– the possibilities are endless.

Downtown Drinks:

Alewife Taproom (Inside of The Bread & Board)
Bay Street Bar & Grill 
Bold City Brewery Downtown
Burlock & Barrel
Da Real Ting
Dos Gatos
The Greenhouse Bar
Manifest Distilling
Myth Element & Bistro
Hardwicks Bar
Intuition Ale Works 
Ocean Street Tequila
Spliff’s Gastropub
The Justice Pub
Ruby Beach Brewing
The RL Lounge
The Volstead

By @setlancoffee

Wherever you go for your cup of joe, the baristas of Downtown won’t steer you wrong. #SupportSmall this week by checking out one of the many Downtown coffee shops.

Coffee Shops:

Back To The Grind
The Bread & Board Provisions
Chamblin’s Uptown & Cafe
The Greenhouse Bar
Ground Level Coffee
Urban Grind Coffee & Co.
Setlan Coffee Co

By @superfoodandbrew

Fancy or casual? Steakhouse or noodles? We hope this list helps when planning your lunch/dinner dates in the urban core.

Akel’s Delicatessen 
Arepa Please
bb’s restaurant and bar
Casa Dora Italian
Cinco de Mayo
City Grille & Raw Bar
Clara’s Tidbits
Cowford Chophouse
D&G Deli and Grile
Desert Rider Sandwich Shop
Estrella Cocina
Fizzies & Fare (Sweet Pete’s)
Gili’s Kitchen
The Greenhouse Bar
Happy Grilled Cheese
Indulgence Southern Bistro
Jenkins Quality BBQ
Ocean Street Tacos & Tequila
Roja’s Pizza
Soulfull Eats
Spliff’s Gastropub
Super Food & Brew

Get out there and see what you find! Tag us at #DTJax the next time you’re supporting our local businesses and when you choose to #ShopSmall.