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Sadler Road next to Lighthouse Insurance, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034
(904) 261-6277
Today
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 77
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Classic local place

Very local place and atmosphere. Friendly staff. Busy and noisy. Pretty standard menu. Food was very good and portions are very large. Grits are very good too. Didn't have biscuits but they looked great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
Flyrod929
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Atlanta, Georgia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Atlanta, Georgia
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257 reviews 257 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Very local place and atmosphere. Friendly staff. Busy and noisy. Pretty standard menu. Food was very good and portions are very large. Grits are very good too. Didn't have biscuits but they looked great.

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Ottawa, Canada
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341 reviews 341 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
425 helpful votes 425 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Ms. Carolyn was pointed out to us by one of the wait staff as the fine lady who makes all of the desserts. The chocolate cake was to die for, moist and covered in delectable old school chocolate frosting. Also tried the key lime pie with fresh graham cracker crust and a homemade filling that was not too tart. Ms.... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

I'm a Fernandina Beach resident this is the best breakfast spot on Amelia Island the food is top notch my favorite waitress is Mrs.Debbie she will take very good care of you No questions asked The food comes quickly the coffee is fantastic as far as prices go it is not bad at all

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Absolutely the best breakfast I've had...Service great...worth the wait!!! Friendly atmosphere...down home cooking. Everyone must experience this restaurant.

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The corned beef hash was delicious!! Fresh corn beef with onions, peppers and potatoes. The portion sizes are large. One pancake is plate size and delicious. The service is excellent. The coffee is also delicious! It is worth the wait to enjoy breakfast at Ms. Carolyn's.

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Amelia Island, Florida
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149 reviews 149 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This the breakfast "hub" of the island-accessible, friendly, loads of locals. Very popular for breakfast. I've been there several times. The pancakes are good-huge (plate-sized), good, and well-priced. The other breakfast dishes are very pedestrian, indistinguishable from a run of the mill diner. Recently, my toast was mushy, barely warm, not buttered (the tiny butter packets on the table were... More 

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Destin, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Corned beef and hash was delicious and service was great! Even with the crowd our server was friendly, food was served in a timely manner.

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Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We had a great breakfast at Miss Carolyn's! The service was great, the food excellent and plentiful. We had the shrimp and grits and it was very rich and tasty. Definitely more than one person could eat in a sitting. I also tried the coconut cake and it was delicious. This location is in a somewhat deserted strip shopping center... More 

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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Went for breakfast while visiting. Doesn't look like much from the outside, but great food. I got the Crab Omelette & it was delicious. Everything was fresh & the crab meat tasted like it just came out of the sea. Highly recommend.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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278 reviews 278 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Well, I don't know about the cake or about the lunch, for that matter, but the breakfast that our group of four had here was pretty much average, pretty much just okay. But then again, how spectacular can eggs and such actually be? We were staying at a beach resort and decided one morning to eat out instead of at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sadler Road next to Lighthouse Insurance, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: (904) 261-6277

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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