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“Lovely outside courtyard and food couldn't have been better”

Bright Mornings Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Reviewed January 23, 2013

There were six of us the other morning, all visitors to Fernandina Beach. This place looked so inviting and so "real." We ate outside, but peeked inside to see the beautifully stenciled walls. We were on our way to the airport, which always adds some urgency, but our server (probably the owner) moved right along to help us. Each plate was beautifully composed. The smoked salmon had enough for two. My biscuit was flaky and buttery. The grits were as good as I make them. The coffee was rich and our cups were always full. Fernandina is one of my favorite places in Florida and this place has a wonderful "old Florida" feel with fresh food.

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Thank NancyJax
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Reviewed January 21, 2013

Going to Sunday am Mass In Fernandina with friends from the Bronx and no more perfect place for breakfast than Bright Mornings Cafe. Even though it's January we were able to be seated immediately at a table outside in the sunshine a la New Orleans. Service was outstanding as we were immediately served a sampling of fresh, fruit muffins with the hot and plentiful coffee. Everything is made to order and the price you pay may be considered slow to some but an unexpected treat for us to catch up with old friends. It's not "Denny's" so selections are limited but learn to trust the chef and try his unique omelets which more than satisfied two of us while one stayed with the traditional "Americana". Plus our "Bat Mitzvah" wannabe tried the salmon and gave it her highest grade. All in all, Bright Mornings Cafe continues to be the place for breakfast in Fernandina Beach.

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Thank Jon P
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Reviewed January 20, 2013 via mobile

We ate breakfast here this morning in the courtyard and it was delicious. I had the quiche with a side of potatoes. My meal was very tasty. The restaurant is a quiet, small restaurant off the beaten path but well worth looking for. I'm certain I'll be back again soon!

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Thank BLH31605
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Reviewed January 1, 2013 via mobile

French toast tasted like it was completely homemade, pancakes weren't too sweet or not sweet best pancakes. Omlets were great too. Overall fantastico!!!

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Thank tomn3
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Reviewed December 31, 2012 via mobile

If you like eating in a place where the locals eat that isn't a chain, try this place. The food is good and it is plentiful. We loved the muffin "appetizers" they gave us while we waited for our breakfast. The atmosphere is great! On the down side, it is tiny, so go early or be prepared to wait. Definitely worth your while :)

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Thank Lusie0520
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