Amelia Island Restaurants – Local Favorites

Sunset over harbor

Brett’s Waterway Cafe

Dine on beef or seafood dishes served in a casual dining atmosphere. With their unique location, Brett’s Waterway Cafe is always “the Center” for cultural, community, and civic events in the Fernandina Beach Downtown Area. Relax as you eat lunch or dinner and overlook the Fernandina Harbor and marina on the Amelia River.

Horizons Amelia Island

Horizons offers traditional continental fare with a twist. They offer both lunch and dinner menus. Enjoy dining al fresco or inside where great food always prevails! Where great food and good times come together.

The Surf

One of Amelia Islands favorite destinations. Whether you’re looking for light fare or a full course meal, The Surf Restaurant & Bar provides good food and good times in a casual beach atmosphere. You can dine indoors in our dining room or out on our huge ocean view deck and enjoy the highest quality food served with a smile. Once you’ve visited The Surf, you’ll be saying their motto in no time–Life is Good at The Surf!

Sliders Seaside Grill

Fernandina Beach’s only oceanfront tiki bar and dining. Centrally located at 1998 South Fletcher Avenue just steps away from the beach. At the restaurant, there’s a playground and sandbox, which is always a pleaser for the little ones. Their tiki bar boasts views that will take your breath away and often feature talented local musicians.

Cafe Karibo

Inside a charming historic building on Third Street, in historic downtown Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island, Florida, an eclectic palette of colors and furnishings add to the relaxed ambience 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.

Happy Tomato Cafe

Indoor/Outdoor relaxed atmosphere featuring fresh salads, deli sandwiches, and THE BEST BBQ your mouth will ever taste Monday-Saturday. Beer and Wine Available.  We also cater!

Barbara Jean’s

Barbara Jean’s is a family run, multi-unit restaurant operation that specializes in both seafood and made-for-scratch, home-style cooking. If you visit this restaurant try the Crab Cakes, She Crab soup, slightly mysterious “Chocolate Stuff” dessert and homemade breads.