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Baxter's Bar & Grill

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4919 First Coast Highway, Amelia Island, FL 32034
904-277-4503
Today
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 24
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Anniversary Dinner

We decided to try Baxter's for our dinner for our wedding anniversary while on a weekend away on Amelia Island. Following on from information my husband found on the internet, we called ahead to make a reservation on that day. They do not open until 5, so left a message for a reservation as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
TDFL64
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Ormond Beach, Florida
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Ormond Beach, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We decided to try Baxter's for our dinner for our wedding anniversary while on a weekend away on Amelia Island. Following on from information my husband found on the internet, we called ahead to make a reservation on that day. They do not open until 5, so left a message for a reservation as directed. We were called back after... More 

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Newtonville, New York
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77 reviews 77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Recommended for steaks...but tried other menu items. It was a treat. Susan, our server led us though choices of local seafood and the results were wonderful. The kitchen did a great job. Really exceeded our expectations. We will be back and will try the steaks.

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South Georgia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I love Baxter's and I always enjoy my meal! Get there by 5 or 530 to get a seat at the bar and meet some locals. When we dine there I always reserve table #2 in the bar. The waitresses are great and it's just always laid back and fun. I never miss a trip to Baxter's while I am... More 

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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104 reviews 104 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We asked our van driver where he would go to enjoy a steak and he recommended Baxters, as did the gentleman at the store so we figured we would try it. We had dinner there on a Sunday night, the bar was full and there were only a couple of open booths available but the food and service was very... More 

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Grecia, Costa Rica
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I had dinner here last night & the meals were exceptional for 4 of us. . Both were exceptional. I had the crab cake appetizer & fried shrimp for dinner. Both were exceptional. The service was exceptional and we could not be more pleased.

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Satellite Beach, Florida
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140 reviews 140 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This doesn't look that great from the outside but the food was wonderful. Staff was very helpful and very attentive, only a couple miles away from the resort.

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

After living on Amelia Island for 5 years, last night was my first visit to Baxter's. It is a great place for steaks! While the atmosphere and decor are "plain Jane", the food is very good. At our table of 4 we shared two appetizers: conch fritters and calamari. The conch fritters were very good, the calamari was excellent (tender,... More 

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Moultrie, Georgia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

While celebrating our anniversary we enjoyed dinner at Baxter's. The wait staff was friendly and the service impeccable. Dress is causal but the food is top shelf. I have had lobster up and down the east coast and this was the best! I tried the fried and broiled lobster. My wife had the surf and turf. She loved the steak... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

off season but the bar full of what seemed like locals. good food, nifty service and very good value. entrees were tasty and came with salad, veggies and a potato. Cocktails were nicely made as well.

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Douglas, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Best shrimp on the island! Steaks are great too! Wonderful atmosphere. Service is excellent. Visit here every time we are on the island!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4919 First Coast Highway, Amelia Island, FL 32034
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island
  • Phone Number: 904-277-4503

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?