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Happy Tomato Cafe

7 South 3rd Street, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034
(904) 321-0707
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $16
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery
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English first
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Nice quiet place on the middle of town to get away and have the best BBQ around. Tucked in off 3rd street, 1/2 block off Center.

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Gulf Breeze
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

A group of coworkers took me here for lunch. I got the smoked pulled turkey sandwich. I will definitely go back if I have a chance to visit again.

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Green Cove Springs FL
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We live out of town but have stopped here a couple times for lunch. Although the menu is simple we can always count on good food. The last time, we decided to sit in the small indoor space by the open kitchen area, and struck up a conversation with the chef who was prepping cooked turkey. My husband asked a... More 

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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We go to the Happy Tomato every time we are in town. BBQ sandwiches are the best and the outdoor seating provides a great atmosphere. Terrific staff. We brought friends here and they are now huge fans after only one sandwich.

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The food was great and fast. We had a pulled turkey barbecue sandwich with slaw that was phenomenal. We also had a chicken salad with pimiento cheese sandwich that was good, but the pulled turkey was definitely better. Seating was outdoors with a shady trellis covered in vines, and a little fountain. It was cute and a little picnic-y for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

I eat at the happy tomato every week, the chicken sandwich on wheat bread is phenomenal as is everything else on the very well explained menu, if you read what you got, you'll get it. The staff has amazing hospitality skills, and I work at a 5 star hotel so believe me when I know what I'm looking for. 5/5... More 

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Diest, Belgium
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

had lunch there, bbq chicken turned out to be cold piece of chicken on a cold bun, would not go back

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Richard B, Owner at Happy Tomato Cafe, responded to this review

Sorry to hear about your experience at our restaurant the other day. We serve Salads, Sandwiches and BBQ, you ordered the Grilled Marinated Chicken breast sandwich which is served cold but we will gladly heat it up if we had known. All of our BBQ is served hot either as a sandwich(pulled pork or smoked turkey) on a bun, or... More 

Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We were drawn in by the cute atmosphere. We walked into the building. There was a woman at the front. She did not look at us or speak to us. So we moved on down where there was a guy standing with arms crossed looking at us, also not speaking. Being new to the place we asked if we order... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We stopped in at the Happy Tomato for lunch because we were looking for Kelly's Courtyard (which we found was out of business). You walk up to counter in back and order food and they deliver it to you. Most tables are in a courtyard with 3-5 tables inside. Food was very good. I had barbecue pork sandwich. Ice tea... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We stop here every time we visit the area. The Happy Tomato has great BBQ cooked onsite. My husband is a big fan of the shrimp salad and chicken salad. The turkey BBQ sandwich is very good and moist and not dry. I can't think of anywhere else I've had BBQ turkey. There is plenty of choices for sides. I... More 

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Additional Information about Happy Tomato Cafe

Address: 7 South 3rd Street, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034
Phone Number: (904) 321-0707
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 16
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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