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All 113 Fernandina Beach Restaurants

Barbara Jean's Restaurant

960030 Gateway Pkwy, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034
(904) 277-3700
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
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English first
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79 reviews 79 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

we arrived around sunset and grabbed a table with a direct view over the river. If it was warmer, I would recommend sitting outside in the veranda. Ordered chicken fried steak (bad choice: the steak was so tough that you cannot cut even with a knife), the breading was delicious though and I believe the fried chicken would have been... More 

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Edmond, OK
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Loved the bread basket before lunch: delicious pumpkin bread, cornbread and roll and interesting/special whipped butter. Great white cheddar cheese grits, great cabbage as a side and very good crab cake with no filler (but I've had better). Carrots as a side we're delicious and perfectly prepared....a hint of sweetness and good texture. The young waitress was very inexperienced but... More 

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Angina, Ill.
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is one of my favorite comfort food restaurants. It has an interesting location on the edge of the marsh and is blessed with a laid-back atmosphere that is low stress and low noise. The salads are huge. The chicken fried chicken is to die for. Other "home cookin" choice include pot roast, chicken fried steak and probably the best... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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232 reviews 232 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I waited several years to come back to what I thought were the best crab cakes ever. As you know more than not it is hard to repeat. The food was good, just not as I remembered. Their specialty soup was pretty good because it is different but a cup is all you need.

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The food was excellent! The portions were huge. I ordered the shrimp and grits, it was so good!!! I loved the different assortment of bread they gave us. The service was super fast. I don't think we've ever gone to a restaurant where we sat and was delivered the check within 35 minutes. We never felt rushed, it was just... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

BJ's used to be really good but their prices have escalated so much in the last few years it is really hard to want to go back. Two salads and 2 sodas plus tip will be well over $30.00. Bread used to be plentiful but now they only give you 2 pieces for 2 people. Irene is the BEST server... More 

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Vidalia, Georgia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed a late night dinner at Barbara Jeans in October. It was very crowded but it was late on a week night. Hubby had shrimp dinner which was very large and hard for him to eat---great fresh shrimp. I opted for the turkey and dressing with mashed potatoes. Great southern food. They do have a bar... More 

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Fantastic southern fare....a real find in Amelia Island. Great family restaurant. Sit outside if you can. Loved the bread, too!

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Kenmore, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This place has a wonderfully varied menu that would make Mama proud, or maybe jealous. Food is homey, tasty and fairly priced. Service friendly and quick, but this is not fast food. You can't leave hungry.

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Walnut Cove, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We had the 7 ounce crab cake, squash casserole, green beans, coleslaw, Caesar salad, and shrimp and grits. The crab cake was excellent. I have not seen squash casserole on many menus but it was very good. The green beans were not the standard straight from a can but were a little salty. The Caesar salad was okay but not... More 

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Additional Information about Barbara Jean's Restaurant

Address: 960030 Gateway Pkwy, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034
Phone Number: (904) 277-3700
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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