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August 21, 2023

Food & Fun in Clay County

Ready for a bit of entertainment along with dining during your time in Clay County? Whether its a family night out or a unique date night – get ready for a night out with great food and plenty of fun. From golfing under the lights to retro arcade games and even an ice cream challenge, there’s plenty to keep you entertained! 

Here’s a look at some of the top spots for combining food and fun in Clay County –  

Around the Corner Diner and The Corner Pocket 

There’s more than just billiard tables at the Around the Corner Diner and adjacent Corner Pocket – there’s great homemade, comfort food too. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, weekly food specials include fried chicken on Tuesdays, daily soup specials and daily homestyle family recipe specials like meatloaf, country fried steak and chicken and dumplings. The adjacent Corner Pocket is home to 10 seven-foot pool tables, darts, and full sports bar. Nighttime activities include Bingo night, karaoke night and live music on the weekends.  

Corner Pocket, Green Cove Springs

Leaderboard Arcade Bar & Pizzeria 

Classic arcade games, pinball machines, craft beer and a menu of great food is waiting for you at the Leaderboard Arcade Bar & Pizzeria in Orange Park. This family-friendly venue takes you back in time with old-school gaming consoles and arcade favorites with an ever-changing leaderboard. Try out an old SEGA game or popular arcade favorites like Donkey Kong and Asteroid Deluxe and order one of their signature pizzas and a local craft beer and you’ll quickly see why this is a popular hot spot for food and fun.  

Leaderboard Arcade, Orange Par, FL

Maggie D’s Ice Cream 

Calling all ice cream fans! Don’t miss testing your eating skills at Maggie D’s Ice Cream when you step up to the counter for their Belly Bustin’ Bomb challenge. This fish bowl sized ice cream bowl is packed with 30 scoops of ice cream – one of each flavor in the store and then topped with hot fudge, whipped cream and a Belgian waffle! And if you conquer the challenge? You get a free Maggie D’s t-shirt and your picture on the wall. Now, that’s what we call the ultimate food and fun! 

Belly Buster Challenge at Maggie D’s

Nakama Anime Bar and Karaoke Lounge 

Warm up your singing voice as the Nakama Anime Bar and Karaoke Lounge, an anime-themed karaoke lounge in Orange Park welcomes you and your group to enjoy a night out with premium Sake and unique Asian snacks. The anime bar has a stage for karaoke singing along with shows like Cowboy Bebop and Dragon Ball playing on the surrounding televisions. The bar’s drink menu includes Japanese beer, saké bombs and anime themed cocktails made with saké. 

Nakama Anime Bar
Nakama Anime Bar

Skate Station FunWorks of Orange Park 

With the largest wood floor roller skating rink in Northeast Florida, make a few laps at Skate Station FunWorks of Orange Park. Choose from four-wheels or rollerblades and skate to the latest songs, then enjoy a bite to eat from the snack bar. Enjoy hand-dipped ice creams, pretzels, nachos, burgers and hot dogs and baked to order pizza to rest up for more fun. Little ones can experience the indoor kids adventure playground and the popular arcade. And if you’re in need of some sunshine, challenge your friends to the rock-climbing wall or play a round of swamp themed, mini golf.  

a blonde boy wearing a red outfit playing putt putt golf
Playing Put Put Goff at Skate Station – Orange Park FL

Top of The Tee – Fleming Island Golf Club  

Unique to Fleming Island Golf Club is the Top of the Tee – home to ten covered hitting bays equipped with Toptracer Technology. Each bay has its own seating area, paired with a nearby bar and televisions making this venue perfect for interactive fun. Golfers can choose from different games including closest to the pin, longest drive competitions, points games and more. Top of the Tee is also home to a full-dining menu offering lite bites and a variety of entrees and desserts. An on-site bar offers great views of the driving range and the adjacent golfing bays. The lighted driving range lets players squeeze in some practice after the sun goes down.  

Top of the Tee at Sunset

Valhalla Indoor Axe Throwing 

In Fleming Island, test your skills at the Valhalla Indoor Axe Throwing center. With a quick tutorial from the professionals, your group will start throwing axes at targets in no time. The easy scoring system lets throwers compete in a round-robin of games against one another. This family-friendly activity allows ages ten and up to throw axes, making it the perfect spot to have fun and try something new together. Valhalla is a BYOB establishment meaning you can bring your own food and drinks to enjoy during your time slot. Reservations are encouraged.  

Whatever you choose for your version of food and fun, make the most of your time in Clay County, Florida. There’s plenty of great eats and great fun – all ready for you! Plan your visit to Clay County, go to  

four teens with excited faces and an axe throwing location
Valhalla Axe Throwing, Clay County, FL.

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