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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
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Parrish, Fl
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We haven't had Mexican food in several years so we thought we would try Pablo's even though it gets mixed reviews. We arrived at 6 with no reservations and were seated right away. I wanted to try a mojito as I had never had one. Our waitress said she had to check with the bartender first. She told us that... More 

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Thank Runner60
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Several years ago when Pablo Sr was on site and in charge the food was very good and the surroundings were clean. In his absence, the restaurant was slowly slid off the cliff. Multiple health reviews have been unfavorable as presented in our local paper. Food is not as good as it once was and while the outdoor seating remains... More 

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Thank 2beachbums4u
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we are in town, we have to sit on the deck and munch on chips and dip. Margaritas of course! Can't go wrong! 🌴😎🌴

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Thank Robert R
Gainesville, Florida
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185 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location. Average drinks and food is decent but pricey. Better Mexican places in the area but this one has a great location.

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Thank gatordiner
Central Florida
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Pablo's with family who had eaten there many times before, totally enjoying it. This time, however, a lot went wrong. First the good part. The Avocado Loco was excellent, the Queso and Chips and Guacamole was excellent as well. The chile relleno, beans and rice were not so. The relleno was barely warm and cheese on top was not... More 

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Thank TravelingTwo68
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was average.. Most Mexican restaurants give you free chips and salsa not here. You could smell the rest rooms in this restaurant.. There was a strong smell of sewer.

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Thank CJ W
Toronto, Canada
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74 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here on a rainy day for dinner with family. had an awesome avocado salad with this great cheese and fresh, delicious ingredients. The waitress recommended it and said it was a favorite! The service was fantastic and our waitress was super friendly. I would defiantly go back if I came through that area again. Lovely place!

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Thank hughezzy23
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've tried them all and while most are good, Pablo's is consistently the best. Service is great, broad menu, authentic flavors, and always a pleasant atmosphere.

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Thank Bill R
Jacksonville, Florida
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102 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Great ancho sauce on the pork, and a very good portion. I would definitely order this again! My wife had Enchiladas Mexico; she is not a fan of Mexican, but thought this dish was OK. Chips and salsa were good. Beans need a bit more spice. Nice environment, clean restrooms, and prompt, attentive service. We asked several locals on which... More 

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Thank Edward Z
Auburn, Alabama
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
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
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?