Hoptinger Bier Garden in Jacksonville Opens New Location

Hoptinger Bier Garden in Jacksonville Opens New Location

Hoptinger Bier Garden is a well known and well liked restaurant and beer house that focuses each restaurant on the local neighborhood feel, and caters the cuisine to the best fit for the residents. They opened up a new restaurant in the Riverside area of Jacksonville, FL, and this is their third location. This is a clear indicator that this brand is ready to grow, and they have the recipe for success. The new location is at:

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Photo by Hoptiger Bier Garden

Hoptinger Bier Garden-Riverside, Address: 1037 Park Street, Jacksonville, FL 32204, Phone:(904) 903-4113

The new location is going to focus on vegan and vegetarian dishes, which is a bit different from their other locations. With 64 beers on tap, and seating for over 120, this place will not disappoint. The Florida Times Union article offers some great details on the launch:

It’s open 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. It features a brunch on the weekend. Bands perform from 10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Thursday through Saturday.

Happy hour runs from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday with featured beers, wines and cocktails ranging from $3 to $5 flights of beer are $10. Nosh on $3 bar snacks that include Cheeseheads, Das Pretzel Sticks, Corn Dog Bites and Brats in a Blanket. The menu is rather large, featuring sandwiches, an assortment of sausage items, burgers, hefty entrees (pork chop, rib-eye, lamb chops, stuffed chicken) and even a few desserts. The price point is right one with most items hovering $9 to $13 range.

 

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From Food Truck to Elegant Dining

From Food Truck to Elegant Dining

5 Loaves 2 Fish is a new 174 seat restaurant in Jacksonville, FL that originally started out as a food truck. It seems that this restaurant space is a result of the success and popularity of their brand- they only use fresh, un-frozen, ingredients and focus on using the foods that are in season. This food culture resonates with many Jacksonville residents as people aim to eat better, healthier, and feel great about reconnecting with natural foods around them.

Toben Stubee, the owner and chef of 5 Loaves 2 Fish has mastered his craft from many decades of experience with Latin and Caribbean cuisine. The food has always delighted, and it seems that the recent expansion to a retail space was the next logical step for the wonderful Jacksonville restaurant brand. Jacksonville Business Journal covered the launch nicely, with some beautiful pictures.

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Taken by Jacksonville Business Journal.

Although the 10,000 square-foot restaurant is recently opened, the Stubees are already seeing customers come in from outside the office tower.

“The benefit of the food truck is people know our name and food,” said Deb Stubee. She added that being based in an office tower doesn’t hurt them — it actually helps bring in a built-in customer base, and said that having restaurants in high rises is found in most cities.

“It’s an integral part of Downtown culture,” she said. Future additions to the restaurant include more signage out front and in back of the tower, by the Riverwalk.

Toben Stubee also said he has plans to create a back patio and lounge and is applying for a liquor license, as well as beer and wine. Looking ahead, the Stubees said they plan to continue bringing their fine dining background to the restaurant, while focusing on fresh, local food and quality ingredients.

Be sure to check it out this weekend:

5 Loaves 2 Fish Cafe, Riverplace Tower, ground floor, 1301 Riverplace Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207, Phone:(904) 423-0768