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Pablo's Mexican Grill & Cantina

12 N 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034
(904) 261-0049
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

We went to Pablos on the strength of a recommendation from a colleague. It was great - pablo's dip as an appetiser is especially nice, served with a flaming shot of rum on top - and the entrees held up the same standard. Very enjoyable, the next time we're in the area we will be coming back.

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Watauga, Tennessee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Good food, good friends, a great place to eat and drink! Love Pablo and Fernando and their waitstaff. Great margaritas and over 50 tequilas to choose from. Don't live there anymore but ALWAYS visit when in town.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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120 reviews 120 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I loved their steak burrito because the steak was marinated! Our whole family loved their food - everything tasted fresh. The house margarita was delicious to! It can get noisy inside - wide open space. So, don't take the kids if they need a quiet place to eat!

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North Augusta, SC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Fresh, scrumptious food. I'm not a huge fan of Mexican food until I ate here. It's not at all like the chain Mexican restaurants. Everything is fresh, and delicious. Do yourself a favor and try it!

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3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Queso was good although not completely melted. I had the chicken fajitas and they were good, just not quite great. My wife had the beef brisket chimichanga which was very good. The service was good and friendly. Certainly would eat here again!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Locals recommended this restaurant, so that it's why we went..First off, no avacados!! Really?? The waiter was nice but didn't know specials or anything about the menu. Queso and salsa with chips was delicious!! My order came out and was completely wrong, they were very nice about it but it wasn't fun to eat after everyone has already ate. Portion... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This was an absolutely PREFECT dinner. The mood was relaxed, servers exceptionally quick and polite. Food was OFF THE CHARTS. Yummmmmm yummmmmm yum! To top it off - a complimentary shot of tequila before we left for a lovely walk on the pier in the sunset. Definitely telling everyone to go, and I'll be back as soon as I can... More

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Northern NJ
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88 reviews 88 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

For authentic Mexican, the food was quite good. The ambiance was nice, with a lovely outdoor patio in the back. My kids didn't love the food, but it brought my husband and I back to the many meals we've enjoyed in Mexico.

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Rochester, New York
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1,321 reviews 1,321 reviews
863 restaurant reviews
396 helpful votes 396 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I really thought that this restaurant was fantastic, and probably the best Mexican restaurant I've eaten in my entire life. The drinks (margaritas) were fabulous, made with just the right mix of lime and mix and tequila. I loved it. For my main course, I had the spicy Mexican shrimp with rice and beans, which was a world beater! The... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Service was bad, our waiter didn't want to be at work that day. The food was below par. Didn't feel welcome at all, no ambience which was a pity. Felt like they were just going through the motions. We won't be going again.

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