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The Parlour at Grape & Grain in San Marco

Behind the Bookcase at Grape & Grain

BY RYAN HICKEY If you walk through the well-lit charm of , past the bottles of Fernet Branca and the cooler of local beer, you’ll come to a large teak bookcase. Give it a hard shove, and it will reveal , a jazzy speakeasy with some of the best cocktails in town. It’s one of the better kept secrets in Jacksonville, and that adds to the élan and appeal of the place. Perhaps the secret is too well kept, as The Parlour recently reduced its hours of operation to three days a week. In response, bar manager decided to update …

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