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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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little rock arkansas
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242 reviews 242 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
358 helpful votes 358 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

Our favorite spots were closed on a Sunday night and we gave this a try. Out party of three had three different dinners and each enjoyed everything ordered. The menu is pretty routine and the basics - soup, salads, beans, rice , salsa, guacamole etc were cooked pretty well. The interior looks like there has been no investment in many... More

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New York
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161 reviews 161 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The burritos had that "smoky" flavored sauce which isn't my favorite and I would have preferred the guacamole to have a bit more kick to it but the margaritas were very good.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We ate at Pablo's during a business trip to Fernandina Beach. I asked the server to bring me whatever she would eat and ended up with a sautéed chicken dinner with cheese that was out of this world. The margaritas were cold, icy, and just perfect. The chips and salsa were a nice addition. My dinner companions had burritos and... More

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New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Nice décor, wonderful service. Started with excellent margaritas and complimentary chips and salsa. Had the seafood chimichanga - very fresh shrimp, scallop and tilapia - delicious. Companion enjoyed beef enchiladas. Tasty fried ice cream had a nice presentation.

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Amelia Island, Florida
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Pablo's started off strong with good food and drinks but has gone downhill over the years. The place is in a state of disrepair and the health department routinely shuts the place down for health code violations.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We had a great time because Pablo and his staff treated us like old friends even though we had only sat at the bar once before. If you are up for some fun sit at the bar for margaritas and nachos!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My son and daughter-in-law took me to Pablo's in Manhattan Beach, CA for lunch. We had the best Mexican food! We ordered fish tacos, a Mexican salad with beef in a shell, and drinks. The chips and salsa were delicious as was everything we ordered. The restaurant has an old world ambiance with many antiques and original art and sculptures... More

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Callahan, Florida, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The Queso they brought to the table was cold..so cold the chip actually broke on the first dip. Ok..could have over looked that..BUT then the real food arrived. The plates of rice and beans looked as if they had been plated HOURS before our arrival as the rice was crunchy and the beans where a dark brown and hard, not... More

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Toronto
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57 reviews 57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I did not like this place. Maybe we just ordered the wrong items. It looks like many other reviewers really love this place. I consider myself to be a good cook and have good taste in food (but maybe we all do....) and I just found the food to be too salty, greasy, and bland. The tortilla chips tasted stale.... More

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7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I found Pablo's walking thru Fernandina on vacation and ended up dining here twice. Loved the service, restaurant was clean, and food was fantastic. Although the salsa was just okay, I would highly recommend the guac, queso, and the steak fajitas. The house margaritas were great too!

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Additional Information about Pablo's Mexican Grill & Cantina

Address: 12 N 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034
Phone Number: (904) 261-0049
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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