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Address: 10 North 2nd Street, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034
Phone Number: 904-277-8010
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4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 am

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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 is usually top notch. Try the local beers and plan to stay awhile as the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2016
Jarrett P
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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62 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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

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Thank Jarrett P
Suffolk, Virginia
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48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars 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.

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1 Thank jwmilburn2012
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1 of 5 stars 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 us because we are interrupting her texting. The music is playing from a jukebox. Sad... More 

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Thank KDinFB
AIH G, Public Relations Manager at Dog Star Tavern, responded to this review

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 immediately! More 

Hardeeville, South Carolina, United States
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 varied selection of bourbon and scotch. Music was good. You could have a conversation and... More 

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1 Thank Debbie Weaver C
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7 reviews
1 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Julie C
Clearwater, Florida
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152 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 in on a weekend night. Next time.

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1 Thank swmom
Lakeland, Florida
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Dog friendly, casual and smoke free bar. Nice dark interior, friendly bar. Taylor was awesome and mixed us some specials including her combo of a habanero beer with cider and a fresh juice cocktail. Looked to have a great liquor selection and some solid craft beers. Definitely returning whenever we come back.

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1 Thank mfcohiba
Lemoyne, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

Cute place with fun games and good tunes. This is the place to be if you're into Golden Tee, life-sized jenga or connect 4.

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Thank Stacy91381
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

We stopped by for "just one," but stayed for four. Our bartender, Taylor, was funny, personable, and extremely attentive. We will be back. Thanks Taylor, for a great Saturday afternoon.

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Thank Amy T
Bill C, General Manager at Dog Star Tavern, responded to this review

We are so happy that you stopped by Dog Star Tavern. We pride ourselves on our fun bartenders and extensive beer selection and are glad you enjoyed your visit! More 

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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

The Dogstar is like the TV show "Cheers" where the bartenders know your name and are sort of like family. This is a place where you can go and chill, sing with the jukebox, or watch the game. You can challenge friends to giant jinga, life sized connect 4, or corn hole on the back patio. I meet new people... More 

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