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Pablo's Mexican Grill & Cantina

Mexican, Southwestern
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12 N 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4102
(904) 261-0049
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Auburn, Alabama
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If I was given an option to choose only one type of food I could eat for the rest of my life, it would be Mexican. I LOVE Mexican food! This place had a nice outdoor area, where we chose to eat, but the food was only ok. The waitress was friendly, but she was hard to find on multiple... More 

Thank ClaireMc99
Amelia Island, Florida
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92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Reasonable prices...good food. The chips and salsa are excellent. Margaritas are awesome--but I got the ones with premium liquor. I had fajitas and my hubs had enchiladas...the service was excellent! I would recommend this restaurant and dine here again!!

Thank margaritasat5
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant is fun! Pablo makes the best Margarita I've ever had. The food is fresh and authentic. The staff is friendly and accommodating. If you want Mexican food you would do well to pass up Peppers and head straight for Pablo's.

Thank Gail R
Clermont, Florida
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Heard about the margaritas here and knew I had to try one .The waiter/bartenter was great. He didn't seem to mind that that was all we stopped for. Both my husband and I tried the Organic Margarita. It was fresh and not too sweet but one was as big as two at other places.It was definitely nap time after that.Ole!

Thank LeeAnne C
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very disappointed in dinner last night. This was my second meal at Pablo's. It was as bad as the first time, unfortunately. The chicken was dryed out & overcooked the sauce was tasteless and sticky texture-weird. On the good side the black beans & pico I decided to order to make the chicken edable were wonderful. And it is so... More 

Thank I1094AMsharonc
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We both ordered the Avocado Loco, one with shrimp and one with chicken. It was out of this world! The tortilla chips and salsa were the best we've had. The wait staff was excellent. One of us spilled on clothing and the waiter came immediately with club soda. Definitely a must!

Thank Lisa W
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the upstairs dining room, cozy with blankets used as tablecloths. The waiter was polite and friendly and the food came out quickly and very hot. The crab queso appetizer was excellent. The steak fajitas were average, poor cut of beef, the seafood fajitas came with both fish and shellfish, a large portion, not very seasoned which was fine... More 

Thank Melanie S
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

...because theirs are just so d--n good. It makes me sad now when I order a margarita someplace else, because I know it won't be as good as the ones at Pablo's. I visit Amelia Island each summer and one thing I MUST do is visit Pablo's.

Thank Marc R
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80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was a bit of a wait for a table, but we were able to sit at the bar. The margarita was yummy and the atmosphere was pleasant. The service was good and so was the food. We thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thank Traveler7504
Land O Lakes, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to Pablo's many times and love this place. However this visit was way below expectations. I had steak fajitas. The meat was unseasoned and extremely bland. The black and refried beans were just as boring. No flavor. The service was slow to start but then was ok. Now the new normal I hope.

Thank sl500doc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 N 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4102
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: (904) 261-0049

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