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Clark's Fish Camp is a Wild Florida Seafood Restaurant

Sit among a zebra, a growling lion and a howling monkey at a one-of-a-kind dining experience in Jacksonville, Florida. Known as the "People's Place" Clark's Fish Camp is a seafood restaurant with a fun and campy vibe. Nosh on a full menu of coastal favorites (fish dip and hush puppies anyone?) and visit Lilly, a North American alligator. Where else in the world can you dine with huge taxidermy, sit beside an alligator, and eat popcorn shrimp? Nowhere but this Florida eatery.

What is Clark's Fish Camp?

Originally opened as a bait and tackle shop, Clark's Fish Camp has been serving Jax locals for over 30 years on beautiful Julington Creek. Accessed by car or boat, a visit to Clark's is anything but ordinary. Known for having the largest private taxidermy collection in the world, looking at the dining room is worth the visit itself.

What Kind of Food Does Clark's Serve?

Come for the taxidermy and stay for the food! from appetizers to entrees, Clark's Fish Camp has it all. Classics like crab cakes, grilled tilapia line the menu as well as signature seafood platters that include everything from mahi-mahi and catfish to Florida delicacies like gator tail, conch and frog legs. All Clark's Fish Camp seafood is caught and prepared fresh. This is quality seafood!

Feeling a little daring? Clark's offers a wide variety of exotic meats to tempt your tastebuds. Turtle, yak, ostrich, kangaroo, snake, and camel are some of the many unusual eats you can enjoy at Fish Camp. Most exotic meats are served fried.

Read DC B.'s review of Clark's Fish Camp on Yelp

Celebrate with Clark's Fish Camp

The holidays are fun and are always a spectacle to see. With 30+ years of decor, Clark's Fish Camp goes all-out for Halloween and Christmas. Festive is an understatement when it comes to this Florida restaurant. All of the stuffed animals are decked in their holiday best.

Hop on your fishing boat or drive into the parking lot and experience this unforgettable Florida restaurant for yourself.

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