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Abstrakt Filipino Essence Earns Spot on Yelp’s Top 100 for 2024

Abstrakt Filipino Essence

Abstrakt Filipino Essence, a Filipino-American restaurant nestled in Florida, achieves a remarkable feat by securing a coveted spot in Yelp’s prestigious Top 100 Restaurants for the year.

Abstrakt, driven by a mission to showcase the diverse flavors of Filipino cuisine in Jacksonville, has established itself as a leader in culinary innovation. This success is largely attributed to the visionary leadership of owner Jojo Hernandez.

Pioneering Filipino Cuisine

Abstrakt Filipino Essence

Owner Jojo Hernandez embodies a sense of pride and passion as he champions Filipino cuisine on a grand stage. Hernandez aims to highlight the diversity of Filipino cuisine in his community. His commitment shows a passion for sharing the rich culinary heritage of the Philippines with a broader audience.

Earning its place as the only Filipino restaurant and Northeast Florida establishment on Yelp’s esteemed list, Abstrakt garners acclaim for its authenticity and innovation.

Hernandez’s dedication to introducing a wider array of Filipino dishes resonates with patrons, propelling Abstrakt to culinary stardom.

Abstrakt’s evolution from a modest tent setup to a thriving food truck and, ultimately, a brick-and-mortar establishment underscores its remarkable growth. Hernandez’s entrepreneurial spirit and culinary expertise guide the restaurant’s trajectory, turning it into a household name in Jacksonville.

A Fusion of Tradition and Innovation

Abstrakt Filipino Essence

At the heart of Abstrakt’s success lies its commitment to preserving traditional Filipino recipes while infusing them with a modern twist. Signature dishes such as sisig, adobo, and chicken tocino embody the fusion of tradition and innovation. These dishes offer patrons a delightful mix of classic flavors and modern cooking styles.

Rather than viewing other Filipino restaurants as competitors, Hernandez embraces a spirit of collaboration and camaraderie. By fostering partnerships and promoting Filipino culture collectively, Abstrakt contributes to the growing appreciation of Filipino cuisine in Jacksonville.

Abstrakt Filipino Essence showcases the enduring appeal of Filipino cuisine and the creativity of its chefs. Yelp’s recognition of Abstrakt as a Top 100 Restaurant signals a culinary renaissance, offering patrons a unique experience. The restaurant invites guests to enjoy a flavorful journey that blends tradition, innovation, and community spirit.


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Written by Marjo Piedad

Traveler | Foodie | CONTENT EDITOR
📍Cebu, Philippines
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