Sugar Factory delays Jacksonville opening to Jan. 23

It’s the fourth date the Las Vegas-based company has posted.

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Sugar Factory American Brasserie delayed its opening again – to Jan. 23.

“Due to unforeseen circumstances and delays on materials, we will have to push the restaurant opening to January 23rd,” the company said Jan. 7 in an email to people holding reservations.

It’s the fourth opening date the Las Vegas-based company announced.

The first, posted on Twitter, was Dec. 26, while said – and still does – the opening is Jan. 9. 

On Jan. 2, it alerted those who made reservations that “due to unforeseen circumstances, we will have to push the restaurant opening to January 16th.”

Now that is a week later.

Sugar Factory is renovating the former Brio Tuscan Grille space at 4910 Big Island Drive in The Markets at Town Center.

As of 6:45 p.m. Jan. 7, the website showed reservations through OpenTable were available starting at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 23.

Hours will be 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Jobs at the restaurant are posted on

Sugar Factory says on its website that its main dining room will seat 179 customers and it also has a 20-seat bar area and an outdoor patio with space for 107 people.

At the front will be Sugar Factory’s signature candy wall, candy heart lounge and a candy retail store with more than 50 types of treats and more on the signature floor-to-ceiling candy wall.

The restaurant will sell brunch, lunch and dinner featuring burgers, pastas and salads as well as stir fry and other entrees.

Cocktails include $39 specialty goblet drinks that can be served without alcohol for $29.

The World Famous Sugar Factory King Kong Sundae is $99 and serves 12.