Restaurant Notes: Starbucks on Southside being renovated as a drive-thru only

Ellianos Coffee planned in West Jacksonville.

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The Starbucks Coffee shop at 9940 Southside Blvd. near the Bank of America office park is being renovated into drive-thru-only with no interior seating, according to a building permit in review by the city.

Core States Group of Dallas is the architect for the estimated $150,000 project, a price that is subject to change until the permit is issued. Plans show an interior remodel of the shop, which was built in 2004.

The renovation will provide drive-thru service with no public building entry. A shop employee said the conversion is expected by late October and is not expected to affect jobs.

Ellianos in West Jacksonville

JEA received a service availability request for Ellianos Coffee to build an 800-square-foot drive-thru-only shop at northwest 103rd Street and Cecil Commerce Center Parkway in West Jacksonville.