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Baxter's Bar & Grill

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4919 First Coast Hwy, Amelia Island, FL 32034-5418
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Waycross, Georgia
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101 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite places to go for steak. My husband loves the Salmon and my mother loves the veal. they have great children's dishes as well. all the cool locals hang out at the bar. Michelle the owner is so warm--he always remembers everyone by name and makes you feel so welcome!!!

Thank Susanne G
Level Contributor
3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were there on a Friday night. We got seated right away and our server was attentive. It look longer than normal to get our food. When the food came our steaks were perfectly done. But mine completely lacked any flavor! There were no seasoning! Very bland and boring. My husband enjoyed his steak because it came... More 

Thank Sandy H
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside it just looks like most beach local restaurants. And it is. But the inside is nicely appointed and the booths comfortable. My husband had a rib eye and I had the filet. The French Onion soup was yummy. The steaks melted in our mouths and the steamed vegetables were perfect. Relaxing and apparently a local favorite for... More 

Thank Louise N
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Baxter's calls itself a "friendly neighborhood bar" except that the guy behind the bar and the owner aren't very friendly. I guess if you're a regular maybe things are different, but that shouldn't matter. The problem is there is one guy behind the bar whose job it is to serve everyone at the bar both food and beverage, plus fill... More 

Thank Tom H
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

My wife and I recently had dinner in Baxter's on Amelia Island, FL. We've eaten there several times over the last 5 years and always had a good experience. Unfortunately, our latest visit was a disappointment and may keep us from going back. The initial service was slower than usual, which I could accept, but the food was just not... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Ate here last week while on vacation at the Omni. I ordered the steak au poivre and it was so succulent and tasty! Great food and value.

Thank Keith A
Haverhill, Ma.
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Not very good, I had the ribs that were not great and my husband had a steak. We have seen better steaks at the chain restaurants. The bill was high for the quality of the food also. Go somewhere else

Thank LindaRoc
Jacksonville, Florida
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

We were vacationing in Fernandina Beach, Florida last weekend, and were not sure what we had a taste for. We had not been to Baxter's for quite a while, so we thought we should check it out. It had a pretty lively bar scene for "regulars" ( not us) The menu had choices from hamburgers to steaks, soups, salads, fish... More 

Thank Scott F
Phoenix, Arizona
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

First day in town and was looking for a good steak. The previous reviews looked good so we gave it a try. Party of 4, all ordered steaks. They were adequate, but not for the price. About the quality one would expect from a value steak at your local market. Service was also not great, with 2 orders not accurate... More 

Thank jmsgaz
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We chose this restaurant because we were staying at the Ritz and wanted somewhere nearby. It was OK but not a place we would go again. My husband described it as truckstop food. In their defense, the service was friendly and all the ingredients were clearly very fresh and high-quality. But the menu is pretty boring and the food wasn't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4919 First Coast Hwy, Amelia Island, FL 32034-5418
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island
  • Phone Number: 904-277-4503

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