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Brett’s Waterway Cafe

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1 S Front St, Ste 2, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4295
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful view and great service. The seafood was excellent and the portions were big. We had shrimp and grouper It was very good. There was not a long wait even though we were a walk in.

Thank Lynne L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We enjoyed dinner here and thoroughly enjoyed it. It is a tiny bit fancier with great seats next to window. You can also eat outside. We enjoyed our dinners of pork chop, fired shrimp and fish and chips. Afterwards, we sat on their porch area in the rockers and watched the sun set. A nice choice.

Thank lambs1
Dublin, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great meal full of flavor! Staff friendly and very accommodating! Would go back anytime! No negatives at all!

Thank Denise M
Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's another big isn't necessarily better restaurant on Amelia Island. The food was hearty. We had lunch here and the catch of the day could have feed the 3 of us. It was good and the two of us that ordered it felt that other than the size it was a well prepared meal. Each of us ordered a glass... More 

Thank ScarboroughFair
Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

very lovely, delish and wonderful, on the water, the drinks are good the food is amazing and the service was great!! will come back!!

Thank Mayleesa
Lebanon, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent service and food. The grits contain sausage and are amazingly tasty. Our table had a great view of the fishing dock and many docked boats.

Thank Carl B
Northfield, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently visited Fernandina Beach and dined across the street from our hotel at Brett’s Waterway Café. Since it was a beautiful evening we chose to be seated outside on the deck. Our waiter was excellent and our meals were prepared nicely as well. We had a few glasses of wine and would have stayed a little... More 

Thank Cricket59
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is fantastic and the sunset was amazing to see from the indoor bar. The bartenders were very nice and suggested several dishes. I had the shrimp and grits. My bf had the scallops and grits. Both were delicious and we definitely shared our meal.

Thank Kris W
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great place to enjoy a peaceful meal on the water. We went for lunch and chose to sit outside on the veranda. It was a beautiful day and what we really liked was the tables had a white table cloth and black cloth napkins. Very nice class. Our server Jeff was very good. He told us about... More 

Thank Richard F
Little Rock, Arkansas
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Servers are good. Food is so-so. Watched a beautiful sunset from the deck outside. Right in the marina area. Get to watch boats coming in

Thank RHBlair131

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 S Front St, Ste 2, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4295
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: 904-261-2660

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