There’s a freshly homemade favorite with a unique J.R.’s touch in your future PLUS a chance to win free crispy chicken sandwiches all month long.

J.R.’s Old Packinghouse Café has pulled a variety of real people pleasers out of the recipe box for March, including some of the most amazing Shepherd’s Pie you’ll ever eat.

Win free Chicken Sandwiches: If you love crispy chicken sandwiches, you’ve got to try J.R.’s Buffalo Chicken Sandwich, guaranteed to knock your previous favorite out of the ring! A crispy, juicy and tender whole fried chicken breast exploding with flavor, served on a fresh bun with zesty buffalo sauce and piled high with pickles, tomatoes, and crispy bacon smothered in melted cheese. Order one in March, and your name goes into the hat to win a free chicken sammy every week for a whole month.

Sink your teeth into some yummy March specials, including:

Mediterranean Salad: Fresh and healthy romaine with bowtie pasta, black olives, feta, ham and cheese, tossed with a creamy and delicious combo of vinaigrette and ranch – $12.95

Homemade Chicken Empanadas: A family specialty, shredded chicken bursting with zesty Cuban flavors in a crispy shell, served with black beans and rice – $12 .95

Shepherd’s Pie: Is there anyone whose mouth doesn’t water at this comfort food staple, especially when it comes with a J.R.’s twist? Cuban-spiced picadillo with corn and shredded cheese topped with mashed potatoes, hot out of the oven – $12.95

Coconut Walnut Cake, homemade and sinfully good – $5.50

Tito’s Blood Mary – $9.00

J.R.’s flexible dining options including indoor dining, covered outdoor dining and take-out. At J.R.’s, you can always count on the best comfort food, made-to-order featuring fresh, locally-sourced ingredients prepared with love. 

J.R.’S Old Packinghouse Café is now celebrating 21 years of serving up authentic Cuban and American comfort cuisine with laid back, “off the beaten path” charm. Named one of Sarasota’s best Curbside takeouts, nominated for Best Cuban Sandwich in Florida by USA Today, and winner of numerous best burger awards, including best burger joint. J.R.’s is located just off Cattlemen at 987 S. Packinghouse Road next to Detweiler’s. The restaurant now offers a full bar with an extensive selection of booze, in addition to local craft beers. Large corporate curbside pickup menus available.

J.R.’s offers catering options as well as curbside pick-up and carry-out. The restaurant also features venue packages for onsite parties with indoor and outdoor options in its new backyard venue for “kick up your boots” events and rehearsal dinners, fundraisers and more. 

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