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Pepper's Mexican Grill and Cantina

530 Centre St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-3937
+1 904-277-2011
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“fajitas” (53 reviews)
“cheese dip” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
530 Centre St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-3937
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped in at this Mexican restaurant while walking thru the historic downtown of Fernandina Beach. We had the choice of dining in or outside. We chose to sit outside. We ordered pepper's nachos, and one order was plenty for the two of us. The restaurant...More

Thank Toni D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

They offered very reasonable traditional Mexican food. The queso dip was very good as well as the salsa. I had the beef burrito combination, pick two items for $11 which was very reasonable for the area. Every night we noticed a long wait. Therefore, we...More

Thank krossiter1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Food was good with sizable portions, but $9.00 for a house frozen margarita seemed high. New and nicely furnished with some outdoor seating.

Thank rehker
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good but nothing special Mexican Restaurant. Wait staff tend to be a but aloof and not super attentive. Love the interior and the way it is decorated. We dine here a few times a year when we are craving a good marguerita .... those are...More

Thank linensaway
Reviewed 4 days ago

We returned to Fernandina Beach for our fourth visit during June 2017. We've eaten at Pepper's on two previous visits and this one did not disappoint. We actually ate here three nights and ate a different meal each night. We sat at the bar every...More

Thank Amanda_and_Javier
Reviewed 6 days ago

Like others, I came upon Pepper's while strolling through the main street in town, and it seemed very welcoming. The Steak Fajitas were good, and service was very good as well. The prices were very reasonable.

Thank NYTraveler987
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So I love Mexican food and have eaten it all over the world for the last 45 years. Having said that, I know it's prepared completely differently depending upon what region one is from and whether or not it's Tex Mex inspired, regionally infused, or...More

Thank Gozzies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently visited Amelia Island and came upon Pepper's while strolling through town. We both ordered the Steak Fajitas and were pleasantly surprised. They came sizzling hot to the table with black beans and rice while also a few garnishes and three soft shells. My...More

Thank pcfl258
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sat outside and it was so nice. Our waiter was quick for refills on salsa and drinks. We ordered the combo 3 plate and shared (plenty of food for 2). two tacos, burrito and rice and beans. Salsa is house made and very, very...More

Thank Tn1949
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being from Texas this food was less than we expected. However, still good and portions were nice size. Chips and salsa tasted very good. Service was perfect even catered to the kiddos. Nice area, clean restaurant all in all it was a good place to...More

Thank J0hnTX
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you take reservations?
10 December 2016|
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Response from jewels229 | Reviewed this property |
We did not have a reservation. I don't know if they take them.
Tom G
What's wrong with your health inspections? Three failures in a roll.
20 March 2015|
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Response from 00FoodLover063 | Reviewed this property |
Not surprised, on our visit I could see into the kitchen and some very basic hygiene standards were not being followed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 530 Centre St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-3937
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-277-2011
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