Local Dining

Local Dining

Amelia Island Vacation: Things to do / Activities / Attractions

Amelia River Cruises

From Fernandinas Historic waterfront to the breathtaking views of wild horses on Cumberland Island, Georgia, the fascinating stories of Amelia and Cumberland will enrich your coastal experience with intrigue and wonder.

The Salty Pelican

Our mission is to deliver high quality, consistent food and beverage through friendly, genuine service in the perfect location.

Pablos Mexican Restaurant

Mexican cuisine found in downtown Amelia Island. Great for families, large groups, and those looking for a relaxing atmosphere and great food.

  • 904.261.0049

Ciao Italian Bistro

Our team prepares and provides the finest food and ambiance possible so that your lunch or dinner is absolutely delightful. You are our most welcome guest and thats where your experience begins.

Joes 2nd Street Bistro

In the heart of the Fernandina Beach historic district is this restored 1900s home thats filled with flavor. The island-inspired dining room is amazing and upstairs is a private dining room, but we suggest grabbing a table out on the covered porch.

Cafe Karibo

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

Espana Restuarant & Tapas

Specializing in traditional flavors from Spain & Portugal. Located in historic downtown Fernandina Beach, Florida (Amelia Island).

Bar Zin Bistro Wine Bar

Our guests will feel comfortable just stopping in for a glass of wine, eating a small snack or having a complete dining experience. We look forward to seeing you in the neighborhood.

Kelleys Courtyard Cafe

Kelleys Courtyard Caf is the newest addition to Amelia Islands eclectic blend of restaurants. This family-friendly caf offers homemade soups, salads and sandwiches in a warm and welcoming courtyard in Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach.

Merge Restaurant

A hidden gem within Amelia Island, the Merge Restaurant provides a flavorful menu, pleasant ambiance, and a friendly, knowledgeable staff.

  • 904.277.8797

29 South

29 South is a chic, neighborhood bistro perfect for dates, a quick bite, or a casual dinner with old friends and family.

Bretts Waterway Cafe

Cafe serving Southern-style fare such as fried green tomatoes against a scenic waterfront backdrop.

  • 904.261.2660

The Surf Restaurant & Bar

A casual dining experience great for families, local cuisine, and an eclectic bar scene.

Sandy Bottoms Beach Bar & Grill

Amelia Islands only TRUE restaurant that is located directly on the beach and has oceanfront dining where you can put your toes in the sand.

The Picnic Basket

The Picnic Basket is a caf offering dine-in service, meals to go, and custom made picnic baskets that would be perfect to take to the beach.

LuLu`s at the Thompson House

Located on Amelia Island in the Fernandina Beach Historic District, LuLu’s at the Thompson House is chef-owned and operated. Our dinner menu changes weekly to showcase the best available seafood. We are open Tuesday through Saturday for lunch and dinner and Sunday for a delicious brunch. All LuLu’s desserts are homemade.

The Crab Trap

A family owned & operated restaurant since 1979. Serving Fresh Local Seafood and Steaks grilled, broiled, blackened or fried. Located in Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach. The nautically eclectic atmosphere is great fun for the whole family!