It's not a shock to anyone that since March of 2020 all restaurants have struggled. Whether it was implementing new cleaning and sanitizing processes or struggling to find enough employees to stay open. It's been tough, especially for locally owned restaurants. That's why I loved to see in a local social media group so many people shouting out their favorite locally owned restaurant.

The question first asked to people online was, "Which are the best locally owned restaurants in Jacksonville?" But as suggestions started rolling in it turned a little bit into best restaurants or stores that serve delicious food options. But as long as they have something delicious to eat and they're locally owned it's great to see people showing them some love.

While Jacksonville is a Small Town in East Texas They Have Lots of Great Food Options

When you think of Jacksonville, Texas you're probably not thinking about the food capitol of the world, but they do have some tremendous places to grab food. As you look below you will see suggestions for restaurants serving up American food, Mexican food, and seafood options.

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Why Try One of These Options When You Could Try Them All

Remember how had these businesses have worked to keep their doors open for the past few years. Our friends and neighbors work at these establishments so let's make sure they are supported.

If you're looking for a restaurant to visit in Jacksonville, Texas these are the locally owned ones that are recommended by the locals:

Recommended Local Owned Restaurants in Jacksonville, TX

Locals love these restaurants in Jacksonville, TX.

20 of the Very Best Places for Homestyle Comfort Food Around Tyler

Some days, we just want to go somewhere that serves freshly-made, homestyle comfort food. Ya know, the kind of food that seems to feed our hearts and souls, too.

LOOK: Here Are 30 Foods That Are Poisonous to Dogs

To prepare yourself for a potential incident, always keep your vet's phone number handy, along with an after-hours clinic you can call in an emergency. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center also has a hotline you can call at (888) 426-4435 for advice.

Even with all of these resources, however, the best cure for food poisoning is preventing it in the first place. To give you an idea of what human foods can be dangerous, Stacker has put together a slideshow of 30 common foods to avoid. Take a look to see if there are any that surprise you.