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Fun low key in early evening

My husband and I went for a drink after dinner. The bartender was knowledgable and had a great... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2016
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Dark star is great

Very good place that is popular with the locals. Named after a grateful dead song, the music here... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2016
Jarrett P
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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Oct 17, 2016
“Ask for Austin”
Aug 22, 2016
“Fun low key in early evening ”
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10 N 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4102
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

If I could transport this bar and Austin to Atlanta, then I would. Great people, great drinks, great atmosphere.

Thank foarda08
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went for a drink after dinner. The bartender was knowledgable and had a great conversation with us. The place wasn't very busy which surprised me for 8 o'clock on a Saturday, but the atmosphere was nice. There was a brief period...More

Thank Bellesudiste
Reviewed August 17, 2016

Bar staff knowledgable about the beers on offer (not always the case !). Sports bar atmosphere with several TV screens offering the Olympics. Pleasant early evening atmosphere. Wine and beer on sale to take away at reasonable prices. Very handy after the shops have shut.

Thank kenw218
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Great local hangout with very tasty. Our bartender explained the brews on tap so we were able to pick a beer that was in out taste range.

Thank knightcecil
Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Very good place that is popular with the locals. Named after a grateful dead song, the music here is usually top notch. Try the local beers and plan to stay awhile as the people watching is superb

Thank Jarrett P
Reviewed March 24, 2016

We used to like this place a lot when we first moved here, but management/ownership changed hands and now it feels like every other bar you've ever been to. It's sad because we really enjoyed it as it was before.

1  Thank jwmilburn2012
Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

I am a local. This bar was great when it first opened. A long wooden bar with brick walls with great beer, great music and great service. Now, this place has no character with terrible service. The bartender is annoyed that she has to serve...More

1  Thank KDinFB
AIH G, Public Relations Manager at Dog Star Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2016

Thank your for taking the time to write a review for Dog Star Tavern, your feedback is tremendously useful in helping us make improvements to our bar moving forward. We will look into the matters you have brought to light, and work to remedy them...More

Reviewed October 19, 2015

I was looking for a place to enjoy a night cap before heading to the hotel. Pleasantly surprised at the bar stock. Not an overwhelming place. Great warmly lit. Lots of local people. Loved the beautifully exposed brick. Bar keep friendly and had a pretty...More

1  Thank Debbie Weaver C
Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Apparently we went at the beginning off their off season so the bartender no longer has to be nice to his customers. There's not many places to grab drinks on the island but I would definitely pick another spot over this one.

1  Thank Julie C
Reviewed July 30, 2015

We stopped in for a beer in the afternoon. The bartender was a really friendly young woman. Wish I could remember her name. She gave us a couple samples of new craft beers. It was quiet but a nice stop. Wish we had made it...More

1  Thank swmom
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