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Jacksonville-primarily based Sweet Pete’s states on its website that the “sweet dining experience” identified as

Jacksonville-primarily based Sweet Pete’s states on its website that the “sweet dining experience” identified as “Fizzies & Fare” will open before long at the 400 N. Hogan St. constructing in Downtown Jacksonville where by its sweet shop is dependent.

“Enjoy mild bites, deal with-the-top rated milkshakes, champagne cocktails, & far more in a bubbly and whimsical room,” claims sweetpetescandy.com.

The menu describes its offerings as shareables, salads, sammies n’ such, canine, sides ‘n extras and a lil’ fizzies menu.

Among the the choices are wings, fries, hen salads, burgers, sandwiches, very hot canine and a lot more, like a vegan burger, vegan bratwurst and dairy-totally free cheese.

Costs start off at $5 for a wedge salad, $6, for a corndog, $8 for a BLT and go up to $13.50 for the Fizzies’ Impossible burger, the most costly entree on the menu. Kids’ meals are $5 and $6. 

The dessert menu incorporates ice cream scoops, sundaes, floats, shakes, a banana split and additional. Coming quickly are a $10 Guinness Float, Sparking Sorbet Float and Sangria Sorbet Float.

A single scoop of ice cream is $3.50. Sundaes start at $5.50 and “Crazy Shakes” are $12.

A $55 Farrell’s Zoo includes 30 scoops of ice product and toppings, including animal crackers.

“Fizzies & Fare” is coming soon, according to the Sweet Pete’s web page.

The site states the Fizzies & Fare Cafe will be first appear, initial provide but has a person table for 8 to 12 persons that can be reserved.

There also is a personal celebration area inside of the cafe for up to 30 persons that can be reserved.

Information and facts is at the website.

Alex Sifakis, president of setting up proprietor JWB Real Estate Money, said July 5 that Sweet Pete’s began a restaurant notion and that it will have a bar like the former tenants.

Sweet Pete’s anchors the historic a few-tale Seminole Making across from Metropolis Corridor,

The to start with-floor features a Sweet Pete’s sweet shop, seasonally decorated lobby and the cafe house. It also has a sweet factory.

Duval County assets data present the construction was developed in 1909. It operated for decades as the personal Seminole Club. It shut, was reopened for a time and then closed yet again ahead of its latest use.

In July 2014, Tv fact star Marcus Lemonis paid $550,000 for the construction. He renovated it and moved Sweet Pete’s, in which he is a associate, from Springfield. Lemonis hosts “The Financial gain.”

Lemonis carries on to own Sweet Pete’s in partnership with its founders, Peter and Allison Behringer.

The Sweet Apple Café at first operated in the restaurant house but did not reopen just after the setting up closed briefly in 2018 for repairs. Lemonis, based in Chicago, then briefly operated MLG – Marcus Lemonis Grill – in the developing.

The 10/Six Grille opened in October 2019 until finally the pandemic pressured it to near in March 2020.

Lemonis bought the constructing in January 2020 to Jacksonville-based JWB True Estate Money for $1.7 million.

The three-story, 22,500-sq.-foot creating is anchored by Sweet Pete’s and the restaurant on the first flooring, Sweet Pete’s on the next ground and event rental space on the 3rd floor.

JWB Authentic Estate Cash also purchased the neighboring Federal Reserve and Baptist Convention buildings at Hogan and Church streets and is making a campus of retail, condominium, business enterprise and function employs.

The campus anchors an space now identified as the North Main of Downtown.