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Amelia Island Restaurants


Guide to Amelia Island Dining, Cafés, Bistros, Seafood and Places to Eat During Your Stay on Amelia Island, Florida.



When you vacation on Amelia Island, dining out is always at the top of your priorities! We've compiled this comprehensive directory to help you find the right restaurant to whet your appetite, including options for fine dining, American and casual restaurants, local seafood, Mexican, Cuban, French and everything in between. You'll find most of the restaurants clustered near Centre Street, on the western side of the island near the Amelia River, although there are a few scattered around the island off of the A1A that are worthy of a brief drive or bike ride.

Located on Florida's northern coast, Amelia Island is of course a great place to taste local seafood, with a number of eateries offering fresh catches prepared with traditional Southern flavors. Bon apetite!
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Asian & Sushi

Hana Sushi

1930 S 14th St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.277.8838

Hana Sushi offers delicious dining and takeout to Fernandina Beach, FL. Hana Sushi is a cornerstone in the Fernandina Beach community and has been recognized for its outstanding Sushi cuisine, excellent service and friendly staff. Our Sushi restaurant is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients.

Wicked BAO

232 North 2nd Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.775.5577

Asian Street Food in Downtown Fernandina Beach. Enjoy a new concept in food in a delightful, historical building. Dine in or take out. Happy Hour: Monday - Thursday 4 - 6 pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday 4 - 9 pm.
BBQ

Captain Jack's Smokehouse

960030 Gateway Blvd
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.310.3611

Southern style BBQ joint offering pork specialties, sliders, dawgs, wraps, and homestyle sides. Dine inside our outside overlooking the marshes of Amelia Island.

State Line Barbecue Company

2020 Sadler Rd.
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.310.6652

A cool roadside Southern BBQ joint. Take Out, Catering and Call Ahead. All fresh Pulled Smoked Pork Butt, slow smoked Brisket and St. Louis rib slabs, with large homemade sides and soft drinks. Open 7 days per week 11:30am - 6:30pm.
Casual Dining

29 South

29 S 3rd St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.277.7919

Listed as one of Florida's top 100 restaurants since 2010, this bistro offers Southern twists on New American fare using local and regional farmers, ranchers and fishermen. Located onsite behind the restaurant, the Chef's Garden provides 29 South with fresh organic fruits and vegetables seasonally grown for our menu as it changes throughout the year. Comprised of fourteen beds, and various potted plants, the garden is always in bloom and visitors are welcome. Kitchen staff harvest ingredients daily, providing guests with the freshest fare in season. Hours include: Brunch Sat/Sun 10am–2:30pm; Dinner Sun-Thur 5:30–9:30pm; Fri-Sat 5:30-10:00 pm.

Amelia Tavern Restaurant & Brewpub

318 Centre St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.310.6088

This gastropub and brewery creates beers and plates that add to the American experience, standing atop the classics, poking and prodding, tinkering for the greater good. Our kitchen serves amped up southern comfort food, where you'll see enough diversity to be surprised without losing sight of the simple stuff you love. The collection of house brews are curated to match the menu, with plenty of pairings to fit any palette. As the only wholly operational craft brewery operating in Fernandina Beach, we'd like to say that our beer is forged from the barrier island current and carved from these sandy dunes that surround the Tavern, but really it's just made from the finest malt and hops around. Open MON: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM; TUE-THURS: 11:30 AM - 9:00 PM; FRI-SAT: 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM; SUN: 11:30 AM - 8:30 PM.

Beach Diner

2006 S 8th St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.310.3750

Local diner chain serving a menu of breakfast and lunch items, salads & sandwiches in a casual setting. A popular destination offering favorites including breakfast sandwiches, omelettes, eggs benedict, and homestyle cooking.

Bob's Steak & Chop House

80 Amelia Village Cir
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.432.2201

Located in the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Bob's Steak & Chop House Amelia Island features a friendly staff, lively atmosphere, fine wines and large cuts of the finest prime steaks, chops, and seafood. With a variety of dining experiences to choose from, guests can enjoy private dining rooms, the expansive alfresco patio dining area, or cozy lounge seating by the fire pits.

The restaurant's atmosphere and decor is one-of-a-kind as it represents the proud history of Florida and the United States by featuring antique flags and timeless art and furnishings. The dress code is business casual and we recommend making reservations ahead of time to ensure your dining experience is catered to your party's needs. We accept all major credit cards, and we also offer our guests free valet parking.

Brett's Waterway Cafe

1 S Front St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.261.2660

Cafe serving land or sea cuisine as well as Southern-style fare such as fried green tomatoes against a scenic waterfront backdrop. Enjoy the view as you overlook the Fernandina Harbor and marina on the Amelia River. Open for lunch and dinner. Featuring a full bar and extensive wine list. Outdoor deck is pet-friendly. Hours: Daily, 11:30am-2:30pm; 5:30pm-close. Sun, closed for dinner.

Cafe Karibo

27 N 3rd St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.277.5269

Enjoy an eclectic palette of colors and furnishings in the relaxed ambiance that is Cafe Karibo. A large garden patio shaded by huge oak trees invites you to a fun and unique culinary experience in a friendly relaxed setting. As a family business beloved in Fernandina since 2001, we invite you to eat like a local with our creative, handmade fare. Menu includes salads, kale, fresh greens, sandwiches and wraps, burgers, creative appetizers, seafood and a Sunday brunch. Open Mon 11am–3pm; Tues-Sat 11am–9pm; Sun 10:30am–3pm.

David's Restaurant & Lounge

802 Ash St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.310.6049

Upscale American bar & grill with stylish, contemporary decor & a focus on classic steaks & seafood. Voted "Best of the Best Steaks" in all of Nassau County by the News Leader 2018 & 2019. Open Daily 7 days a week. Lounge and Full Bar opens at 5pm. Dining room opens at 6pm.

Falcon's Nest

36 Amelia Village Cir
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.277.5166

Enjoy the best burger in town at the Falcon's Nest, a restaurant and family-friendly pub that pays homage to civil and military aviation. With 7,000 square feet, HDTV's, NFL Sunday Ticket and fascinating aviation memorabilia, it's the perfect spot to "fly by" to watch the game, dine with family or meet your friends. Roomy, family-friendly pub at the Omni resort with comfort food, TVs, pool & aviation-themed decor. Assemble your trivia dream team and join us every Wednesday night starting at 5:30 p.m. for live trivia hosted by Trivia:30. The first, second and third place teams earn restaurant gift certificates. Monday – Thursday: 5:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. Friday: 5:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Garden Street Bistro

105 S 3rd Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.432.7027

This charming bistro is located in downtown Fernandina in a historic cottage with indoor and outdoor patio seating under the arbors. Serving Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Brunch 7 days a week. Breakfast is served all day and ranks among the best on the island. Enjoy crab cakes, crab florentine omelets, homemade french toast, waffles and pancakes, shrimp and grits, breakfast bowls, homemade breads, bagels, muffins, biscuits, and fresh fruit and bacon. Lunch items include burgers, wraps, sandwiches, salads and local shrimp and seafood favorites. Open Sunday - Thursday 8am-3pm; Friday and Saturday 8am-9pm. Saturday mimosa bar.

Green Turtle Tavern

14 South 3rd Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.321.2324

Beachy bar and grill featuring casual fare, daily specials and live music on the front porch.

The Happy Tomato Courtyard Cafè & BBQ

7 S 3rd St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.321.0707

Cozy hangout serving up BBQ, salads & sandwiches, plus beer & wine, in beachy digs with an outdoor patio. Menu includes salads, sandwiches, Southern BBQ plates, chicken, ribs, pimento cheese and more. Open Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:30pm-ish.

Joe's 2nd Street Bistro

14 S 2nd St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.321.2558

Located in a restored 1900s home in downtown Fernandina Beach, Florida, Joe's 2nd Street Bistro features fresh, local seafood, certified angus beef and a unique wine list to fit all occasions. Open since 1998, Joe's has become a mainstay in Fernandina's historic district. With Chef/Owner Ricky Pigg and his wife Mari running the restaurant since 2012, Joe's has received regional and national acclaim and has become a local favorite. A romantic courtyard & classic eats from crab cakes to filet mignon star at this New American spot. Serving lunch and dinner with a focus on fresh local seafood, steaks, salads, sandwiches, Fernandina Hot Chicken, pasta and soup. Open Wednesday - Monday Lunch 11-3; Dinner 5:30-9:30. Closed Tuesday.

Luca's Restaurant & Bar

614 Centre St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.310.9968

Offering sophisticated tastes in a casual, modern setting, Luca's Restaurant and Bar is committed to fine cuisine without pretension. Being a true crossroads of flavors, Luca's serves up traditional Italian antipasto and Thai shrimp curry on the same menu – all with an emphasis on sharing plates and communing over good food. Traditional Italian antipasto, freshly made pasta and wafer-thin pizzas, roast duck and steak frites. Relax at the full bar trying out newfangled cocktails, or enjoy a sunny brunch at the comfy banquettes. Open Wed - Sat for dinner 5:30pm - 9:30pm.

Marsh View Bar & Grill

201 Sea Marsh Rd
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.321.5040

A naturally inviting gathering place, the Marsh View Bar & Grill offers a menu of southern-inspired, casual fare in a venue overlooking vistas of the marsh, Intracoastal Waterway and ninth hole of the Oak Marsh Golf Course. Enjoy a hearty breakfast before teeing off for 18 holes of championship golf or relax after a round with lunch and libations on the large outdoor terrace under a canopy of live oaks. As the sun sets over the marsh, share a late afternoon light-fare menu and a full bar by the fire pit on the scenic lower deck. Dine on a blue crab quesadilla or a variety of salads, sandwiches and wraps.

(This dining option is only available to registered guests and club members).

Ms. Carolyn's Restaurant

2120 Sadler Rd
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.261.6277

Unassuming strip-mall eatery featuring down-home American breakfast platters & lunch items. Offering a wide variety of homestyle cooking dishes ranging from fresh local seafood, pancakes, and quiche.

Oceanside

53 Beach Lagoon Rd
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.491.4113

With views of the Atlantic Ocean and our multi-tiered poolscape, Oceanside is flip-flop friendly, offering lunch daily and a specialty menu at night. Designed to make the most of pool and beachside dining, our chef focuses on fresh simplicity with a mix of Florida and Caribbean flavors. Open 7 days per week 11am - 10pm.

The Patio Place (Bistro, Wine Bar, Creperie)

416 Ash St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.410.3717

A fresh service wine bar & eatery offering a menu full of eclectic global tastes and drinks with a whole lot of atmosphere for locals and visitors to enjoy. The menu is inspired from different countries' specialties and appeal to a diverse clientele. Our sweet and savory crepes are filled such as fresh and seasonal ingredients. The other menu items such as delicious different salads, soups, shareables, meat & cheese boards, sandwiches, bowls and non-crepe plates offer something for everyone. When it comes to creativity we don't stop with food. Locally roasted coffee, diverse bottled sodas, international wines, beers and French inspired hard cider. Our huge patio offers couches, bistro tables, and comfy dining tables. Pet friendly. Open Tuesday -Thursday 8:30am – 2:00ish pm; Friday 8:30 am – 9:30ish pm (Brunch from 8:30am-2pm); Saturday 8:30 am – 9:30ish pm (Brunch from 8:30am-2pm); Sunday 8:30 am – 2:00ish pm.

POGO's Kitchen

1408 Lewis Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.432.8483

A cozy casual restaurant with banquet seating, bar, covered outdoor seating and a private dining room featuring a wall of wine. Executive Chef Alan Heckman has crafted a menu that celebrates a medley of modern flavors, simple cocktails and extensive wine selections. Hours: Monday: closed; Tuesday - Thursday: 4-9; Friday - Saturday: 4-10; Sunday: 10-2.

Salt Life Food Shack

17 N. Fletcher Avenue
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.432.7385

We offer a carefully crafted eclectic menu to cater to all tastes and personalities. Enjoy a wide array of specialty menu items, some favorites we have picked up along the way, including a Tuna Poke Bowl (straight from Wishbones in Costa Rica), Fresh Rolled Sushi, Fried Shrimp, Authentic Street Tacos and Burgers that make your mouth water. There are plenty of options to suit your many cravings.

The Sandbar & Kitchen

2910 Atlantic Avenue
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.310.6904

Oceanfront dining with live entertainment and fresh local seafood, small plates, sandwiches, burgers, tacos and wood fired pizza.

Sliders Seaside Grill

1998 S Fletcher Ave
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.277.6652

Fernandina Beach's only oceanfront tiki bar and dining, this is a Caribbean themed ocean side restaurant featuring beach food and fun for the whole family. We offer fresh seafood, burgers, signature cocktails and so much more! Diners enjoy fried shrimp & waterfront views at this chill, 2-story eatery with live music. Our playground and sandbox are a big crowd pleaser for families with little ones, giving mom and dad time to enjoy their meal. Our Tiki Bar boasts views that will take your breath away and often feature talented local area musicians. Open Sunday-Thursday 11am-9pm; Friday & Saturday 11am-10pm; Balcony Breakfast 6am-11am Friday-Monday.

Tasty's Fresh Burgers and Fries

710 Centre St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.321.0409

Located in the historic downtown district, offering gourmet beef & bison burgers with regular or sweet potato fries & shakes in a renovated former gas station. A variety of burger styles and toppings as well as fries, tots and taters with fixins' and dippins' take these basics to another level. Also sandwiches, po'boys, salads, gourmet hot dogs, handspun shakes, ice cream and floats.

T-Rays Burger Station

202 S 8th St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.261.6310

A local favorite establishment, this old garage turned funky diner known for down-home breakfasts & lunches, including renowned burgers. HOURS M-F 7 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., SAT. 8 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Breakfast served until 10:30 daily.

Verandah Restaurant

142 Racquet Park Dr
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.277.5958

Throughout the years, Verandah has established itself as one of Amelia Island's finest restaurants. Enjoy fresh, traditional seafood along with an extensive yet approachable wine list in a relaxing setting. Delivering the flavors of the local Atlantic Ocean and neighboring farmers directly to your plate, our chefs' dedication to the finest local ingredients guarantees that what's fresh is what's for dinner. Hotel seafood & Southern-food eatery with rustic decor touches plus oak tree & tennis complex views. Sunday - Thursday: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday: 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Cuban

Hola Cuban Cafe

117 Centre St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.206.1985

Colorful Cuban eatery serving breakfast & lunch, with a dog-friendly patio. Menu includes pressed sandwiches, soup, empanadas, rellena, tostones, yuca, maduros, croquetas, flan, churros, Cuban coffee and drinks.
Fine Dining

Burlingame

20 S 5th St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.432.7671

Intimate, sophisticated eatery featuring modern & seasonal American dishes, plus patio tables. The made-from-scratch menu is small by design to focus on a handful of exquisite dishes each season. This same made-from-scratch ethic shines through in our craft cocktail offerings. The atmosphere of Burlingame is casually elegant and comfortable whether you are dining in the intimate Glass Room, the lively Bar/Lounge, quiet Ethel's Room or on the Back Deck under the louvered pergola. Open for dinner from 5:30pm Monday to Saturday.

Salt

Located in the Ritz-Carlton
4750 Amelia Island Pkwy
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.277.1100

The view over the water is a hint of what's to come at Salt restaurant in Amelia Island. Named for one of the sea's most valuable resources, this fine dining restaurant uses more than 40 salts from around the world to add depth and flavor to coastal-inspired cuisine. Recognized with a AAA Five Diamond award, Salt also offers an exclusive Dine with the Chef experience inviting guests to observe the action in the kitchen. Open Tues - Sun 5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
French

Le Clos

20 S 2nd St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.261.8100

Located in Fernandina's Historic District since 1996, Le Clos serves delicious Provençal dishes by candlelight in a charming, intimate 1906 cottage. Chef/Owner Katherine Ewing received full degrees in both cuisine and pastry from Le Cordon Bleu and L'Ecole de Gastronomie Francaise Ritz-Escoffier, Paris, and trained at the Ritz Hotel, Paris, France. The menu items at Le Clos are prepared carefully and presented beautifully with an emphasis on local fresh seafood. The eclectic wine list offers the perfect accompaniment for every menu selection. Le Clos is petite and cozy. Diners are seated in either a smaller side room with four tables or the larger room with more than a dozen tables. Both rooms are tasteful and understated, with tangerine walls and white trim matching the snowy table linens. Candlelit tables add a dash of amoré, while background music includes scatterings of pop and jazz.
Ice Cream, Coffee, Bakeries & Desserts

Amelia Island Coffee

207 Centre Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.321.2111

Sit back, relax and choose from our varied menu of hot and cold coffee and espresso drinks, organic tea, freshly baked pastries and breakfast and lunch items seven days a week. For hot weather, there's always gourmet ice cream, cold brew, frozen drinks and a selection of craft beer or varietal wines. Monday-Thursday: 7am - 8pm; Friday & Saturday: 7am - 9pm; Sunday: 8am - 7pm.

Cold Stone Creamery

808 Sadler Rd
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.491.8227

Ice cream chain offering design-your-own creations hand-mixed on a granite slab, plus shakes, cakes, yogurt, sorbet & more.

DeNucci's Soft Serve

2210 Sadler Rd
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.310.6837

DeNucci's Soft Serve an ice cream / frozen yogurt / frozen custard shop based in Fernandina Beach - Amelia Island, Florida. We feature BOTH soft serve and hard hand dipped ice cream products. We also serve Nathan's hot dogs, sandwiches, wraps and large soft pretzels. At DeNucci's, we serve only premium quality hand dipped ice creams, sugar-free ice creams, low fat frozen yogurts, frozen custard and ice cream soft serve as well as fruit flavored lactose free Dole Whip in assorted flavors. We have walk up windows, a drive up window and inside and outside seating. We're proudly family owned and operated and our shop is catered toward families. You'll notice our outdoor eating area and children's play place. Hours Of Operation: Sun: Noon-8:30pm; Mon - Thurs: 11am-9pm; Fri & Sat: 11am-9:30pm.

Fantastic Fudge

218 Centre St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.277.4801

Tasty homemade fudge and a wide selection of candies, ice cream and coffee, located in the heart of downtown historic Fernandina Beach. In addition to our marble slab fudge, hand-dipped chocolates, and gourmet confections, we are equally loved for our ice cream. The sweet aroma of fudge and freshly made waffle cones always attracts a crowd in front of our store. Our fudge is made the old fashioned way in a copper kettle, on a marble slab table from a recipe that dates back to 1887.

Island Time Premium Frozen Yogurt

306 Centre St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.432.7147

Premium Frozen Yogurt, Ice Cream and more. Real Fruit Smoothies, Fresh Squeezed Lemonade, and Espresso. A variety of options including 10 soft-serve yogurts, 24 Hershey's ice cream flavors, an array of toppings, smoothies, milkshakes, pastries, sundaes, hot and cold drinks. Open 7 days per week 11am - 9pm.

Nana Teresa's Bake Shop

13 N 3rd St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.277.7977

Delicious fresh-baked sweets, cupcakes, cookies, pies, cakes, tarts and other homemade goodies. Also gourmet coffees, milkshakes, floats, slushies, sodas, egg creams and banana splits. From fudge brownies, cupcakes, cheesecake, macaron cookies, cake slices, pastries, pies and tarts - we know we have something that will satisfy any sweet tooth.

Peterbrooke Chocolatier

1427 Sadler Road
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.277.0162

As you walk in our door of Peterbrooke Amelia Island, the first thing you will notice is the smell of Chocolate, the friendly Chocolatiers, and the feeling of walking into The Original Peterbrooke Chocolatier! Come see us as we carry on the tradition here in San Marco where we love being your neighborhood chocolatier. For any occasion, big or small, come see us we will help you make it extra special. With Peterbrooke Chocolatier every occasion is a special one. Specializing in bride and groom Oreos, pretzel rods, and even wine bottles, we are perfect for weddings. We have your birthday celebrations covered with a fun, high energy, and educational Peterbrooke birthday parties with one of our head chocolatiers! Want to say thank-you to your corporate clients? Come in and ask about our special corporate gifting ideas. From fun to serious, Peterbrooke Chocolatier of Amelia Island has you covered from "A-Z." We truly are your "Neighborhood Chocolatier!"
Mexican

Cantina Louie

960062 Gateway Blvd
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.310.9675

Founded in 2014, Cantina Louie was based on the simple principles of proving scratch-made food, creative craft cocktails, amazing ambiance, and excellent service at a price that fits any budget or occasion. Our Full bar features specialty tequilas and icy margaritas, all your favorite cocktails, a selection of Mexican beers and wine.

Pablo's Mexican Cuisine

12 N 2nd St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.261.0049

Located in Fernandina Beach, Pablo's serves Yulee, Amelia Island, Callahan and surrounding areas since 2006. Offering traditional Mexican plates, taco Tuesday special menu, and the best margaritas in town.

Pepper's Cocina Mexicana & Tequila Bar

530 Centre St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.277.2011

Pepper's is a family owned local business serving only the finest quality of Mexican food made fresh every day with an extensive Tequila collection, and full bar. We have two locations with outdoor patios and great family atmosphere. Open Mon - Thurs 11am - 10pm; Fri & Sat 11am - 11pm; Sun 11am - 9pm.
Pizza & Italian

Arte Pizza

4113, 109 N 3rd St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.277.1515

Opened in 2006, Arte's has been perfecting the art of Napoli style pizza since day one. Here at Arte, we meticulously prepare all of our dishes with the freshest ingredients. All of our cheeses are of the highest quality and sourced from Wisconsin. Juicy, plump, wild caught Georgia shrimp are featured in our seafood dishes. Menu includes pizza, pasta, calzones, seafood, salads, wine and beer.

When it comes to mastering Napoli wood-fire pizza, the recipe for perfection is in the dough and the wood. Made fresh daily, we only use a special high-gluten flour that gives us the same consistent base for our pizzas every time. Using only oak wood to bake our pizzas creates a rich, smoky flavor and perfectly crisp crust that first-timers and regulars alike have fallen in love with.

Ciao Italian Bistro

302 Centre St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.206.4311

Come home to Ciao, where the pizza crust is crispy thin, and the pasta tastes like Nonna's. Whether it's a casual night out or a special occasion, Ciao's cordial atmosphere and warm service are sure to make it memorable – our selection of Italian and American wines helps too. Menu includes fresh authentic pasta, antipasti, insalata, pizza, baked al forno and secondi. Bite into a slice of Italy on historic Fernandina, and relax in the warm breeze of Amelia Island.

Four Seasons Bistro

474305 E State Rd 200
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.310.6821

Casually elegant restaurant offering pasta dishes & other Italian fare along with beer & wine. Brunch menu includes pizza, wraps, pastas, frittatas, soups and salads. Dinner menu changes seasonally and includes fresh seafood, greens, pasta, lasagna, steaks, chicken and more.

Moon River Pizza

925 S 14th St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.321.3400

Casual cash-only pizzeria serving thin-crust pies, salads & draft beer by the pitcher or glass.

Natural Slice Pizza & Surf Shop

75 Amelia Village Cir
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.491.4115

Located within The Shops of Omni Amelia Island Plantation, this family-friendly, surf-inspired pizza joint and shop serves a myriad of fresh ingredients on hand-tossed dough. Between specialty pizzas and create-your-own options, you are destined to find the perfect pizza just for you! Before you leave, be sure to check out the array of surf-inspired merchandise including T-shirts, shorts, swimwear and accessories. Hours Wednesday - Friday: 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.; Saturday - Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.; Monday ‐ Tuesday: Closed.
Seafood Restaurants

Cedar River Seafood

2728 Sadler Rd
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.491.0445

Bustling, informal mainstay offering generously portioned seafood plates plus gator & steaks. Southern sides, seafood baskets, plates, platters and a Seniors' menu.

The Crab Trap

31 North 2nd Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.261.4749

We are proud to offer fresh, local seafood and steaks to the Fernandina Beach, Florida community and her visitors. With the beauty of Amelia Island and our rich history, combined with our excellent food and great crew make for an unforgettable seafood dining experience! You are encouraged to visit us in Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach often and see what our kitchen has to offer. We strive to regularly update our menu offerings, while still keeping those seafood and steak staples you've come to know and love. Open for lunch and dinner. $1 Margaritas until 7pm everyday. 75¢ fried local shrimp everyday. Happy Hour until 7pm everyday.

Down Under

96106 Wades Place
A1A Intracoastal Waterway
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.310.6211

Uniquely located under the A1A bridge before you get to Amelia Island on the Intracoastal Waterway, this fish camp style restaurant has been serving up local seafood favorites since 1982. Overlooking the waterway with outdoor seating available, the menu offers appetizers, soups and salads, seafood platters, fresh catches, oysters, sandwiches and more. Specialties include seafood gumbo and she crab soups, fresh local shrimp, scallops, fish, crawfish, soft shell crab, orange blossom honey glazed salmon, snow crab, seafood tacos, iron seared ahi tuna, po'boys, crafish etouffee, shrimp and grits, Thai shrimp and more. Open Sun - Thurs 11am - 9pm; Fri & Sat 11am - 10pm. Serving a lunch menu from 11am - 5pm daily with drink specials.

Lulu's At the Thompson's House

11 S 7th St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.432.8394

At LuLu's, every dish is created using only the freshest, finest ingredients. We serve only the choicest meats and seafood, freshest vegetables, and all our desserts are homemade. Seafood-centered New Orleans- & Charleston-inspired dishes in an art-lined cozy old coach house, specializing in small plate seafood, salads, sandwiches and po'boys. Open at 11:30 am serving thru dinner Tuesday thru Saturday; Sunday Brunch 10:30 am until 3:00pm.

The Salty Pelican

12 N Front St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.277.3811

Located in heart of downtown Fernandina Beach, our waterfront location has a great harbor view with stunning sunsets. This casual eatery has a lively bar and beachy vibe, featuring a menu of fried, blackend or grilled seafood favorites such as fresh local shrimp and oysters. Enjoy appetizers, soups and salads, crab cakes, fried seafood entrées, scampi, seafood pot pie, Maine lobster rolls, pelican shrimp wrap, seared tuna BLT, fresh catch of the day, po'boys, peel 'n eat shrimp and other fare. Open Mon - Sat 11am - 11pm and Sun 10am - 11pm.

The Surf Restaurant & Bar

3199 S Fletcher Ave
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.261.5711

A favorite local spot since 1957, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Offering a wide variety of menu favorites as well as great service. Home of the Best Shrimp Basket on the Island amd The Surf's Signature Pirate's Burger. We serve grass-fed beef, all-natural chicken, local farm fresh green and local wild caught seafood. Enjoy seafood baskets, tacos, poké and acai bowls, sandwiches and casual fare. The Surf serves breakfast from 8am - 11am along with café latte, expresso, cappuccino, smoothies and smoothie bowls, as well as homemade ice cream. Live Music 5 days a week & Thursday night Karaoke. Open Sun - Thurs 8am - 9pm; Fri - Sat 8am - 10pm.

Timoti's Seafood Shak

21 N 3rd St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.310.6550

The Timoti's family endeavors to deliver simple, flavorful meals made with wild-caught seafood and fresh ingredients. Our commitment to quality honors the integrity of the fishermen who built this community. Fresh poke bowls, fish tacos, lobster rolls, seafood baskets, fried favorites & other fin fare is served at this simple shack with an outdoor patio.
Spanish

España Restaurant & Tapas

22 S 4th St
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.261.7700

Specializing in traditional flavors from Spain & Portugal. Located in historic downtown Fernandina Beach, this authentic Paella specialist offers traditional Spanish fare in a modest, comfy space with outdoor seats. We utilize only the freshest fish, shellfish, herbs (some grown on premises) and spices for our paellas. Other menu highlights include varied hot and cold tapas, steaks, and homemade desserts. Accompany your meal with a fine wine from our Select Wine List or try our homemade sangria. Choose to dine in our cozy main dining room, enclosed patio dining room or in our lush outdoor garden.
Thai

Thai Spice Cafe

1460 Sadler Rd
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
904.432.7748

Fresh authentic Thai cuisine, including favorites such as Thai curry, stir fried noodles, Thai fried rice, soups and entrées. Open for lunch Mon-Fri 11am-2:30pm; Dinner Mon-Thurs 5pm-9:30pm; Fri 5pm-10pm; Sat 12pm - 9:30pm; Close Sunday.

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Kayaking & Canoeing on Amelia Island

Kayaking & Canoeing on Amelia Island

Exploring the natural splendor and marsh wetlands of Amelia Island is the best way to take in all the unspoiled beauty that Coastal Florida has to offer. Take a guided kayak tour of the local salt marsh and inland waterways. Rent a canoe or pedalboat and enjoy fishing or a relaxing paddle. Learn about Amelia's coastal ecosystems and wildlife as you explore Amelia's beaches, forests and marsh. View Amelia Island Outfitters »



Amelia Island Restaurants

Amelia Island Restaurants

We've compiled this comprehensive directory to help you find the right restaurant to whet your appetite, including options for casual dining, local seafood, Mexican, Cuban, French and everything in between. You'll find most of the restaurants clustered near Centre Street, on the western side of the island near the Amelia River, although there are a few scattered around the island off of the A1A that are worthy of a brief drive or bike ride.
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Amelia Island Bicycling and Bike Rentals

Amelia Island Bicycling

Amelia's flat terrain and warm ocean breezes make exploring the island by bike a great way to enjoy the fresh air and take in all the history and natural splendor of this fabulous locale. Amelia Island Plantation features approximately seven miles of bicycle trails that will take you to some of Amelia Island Plantation's points of interest such as the Sunken Forest, Aury Island, Drummond Point Park and Walker's Landing. Plantation trail maps are available at Amelia's Wheels. Bike lessons are available for children.
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