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Barbara Jean's Restaurant

960030 Gateway Pkwy, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-9152
+1 904-277-3700
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“pumpkin bread” (78 reviews)
“dirty rice” (20 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (27 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
960030 Gateway Pkwy, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-9152
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

In town visiting with family. Didn't want to do the usual St John's Center. We wanted a change. Barbara Jean's rated a top restaurant in several Jacksonville publications delivered. Service was Excellent, appetizers and entrees were delivered quickly and still hot. The food was freshly...More

Thank Rufus S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Became a Barbara Jeans fan a decade ago when I lived on Saint Simons Island. Visited the one on Amelia Island this month and it’s as good as I remember. Can’t beat the crab cakes and the veggies are delish as well. Nice view from...More

Thank Ginny00
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very delicious food. Extensive menu - all home cooking style. Large portions. Moderate prices. Great outdoor seating to watch the sunset.

Thank W42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was food & fast service. We came after lunch hour rush was over. The food was good & little pricey. Love the view too. It's an family atmosphere type place.

Thank 615sue54
Reviewed October 14, 2017

went for lunch meeting friends..this was our second choice, Galley was closed..hadn't been there in awhile..the service was very good..food ok..sat on porch & moved twice trying to find a cleaner area...the flooring could use a deep cleaning..the bread selection is always good--too much in...More

Thank bogey718
Mark L, Public Relations Manager at Barbara Jean's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving a detailed review of your visit with us. We are proud to hear that the service you received was very good. However, I am sorry the restaurant was not clean during your visit. I will make sure to address this with...More

Reviewed October 2, 2017

Every trip we make to Fernandina, my wife has to go here to get the crab cakes. They are usually very good. I always end up getting a veggie platter. I love meats, but their vegetables tend to be good enough to make a meal...More

Thank pking1186
Reviewed September 28, 2017

We were there about 3 in the afternoon and had the place to ourselves. We sat outside to see the view. Our waitress was excellent. We had the She Crab soup, coconut shrimp appetizer, and the crab cakes with broccoli rice casserole, squash casserole and...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed September 25, 2017

We dine here a lot and the food is great as usual! I don't believe I have ever gotten a bad meal here as long as they have been in Fernandina Beach. Their pumpkin bread is a meal in itself! Their shrimp & grits is...More

Thank Ronnie L
Reviewed September 6, 2017

The She-Crab soup is superb. The Crab Cakes are also superb. Wonderful Southern Hospitality and the price are reasonable.

Thank FloridaTravelhound
Reviewed August 28, 2017

The crab cakes are always the highlight along with fresh veggies and excellent corn bread muffins. Service is always top notch.

Thank rmarane
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Nearby Attractions
Fernandina Beach Pinball Museum
41 reviews
1.55 miles away
Maritime Museum of Amelia Island
90 reviews
1.71 miles away
American Beach
66 reviews
2.07 miles away
Nassau Humane Society Dog Park
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1.05 miles away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 960030 Gateway Pkwy, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-9152
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-277-3700
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