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The Surf Restaurant Bar

3199 S Fletcher Ave, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-2378
+1 904-261-5711
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crab soup” (2 reviews)
“oysters” (2 reviews)
“one man band” (2 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
3199 S Fletcher Ave, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-2378
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

She is the absolute best. Great to the kids, great to the grown ups. Kept the drinks coming when they were totally slammed. Awesome attitude, the kind of waitress you want to hang out with when she gets done working because she so dang cool....More

Thank Travis W
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped in about 2pm hungry as heck but did not want to ruin our dinner plans later. I was traveling with husband and two teenage kids. Play off footballs games were on and they have a lot of TV's and sports fans there. We...More

Thank ANGELA K
Joey L, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful comments. Our staff takes pride making sure our guests are well taken care of. Please come back soon.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had chicken and fish tacos. Everything was amazing. Our waitress was also very friendly. She told us a new owner had recently bought the restaurant. We were very satisfied customers. We also got to play ping-pong and corn hole.

Thank Lisa M
Joey L, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. We work hard to ensure every guest is treated awesome! Come back soon!!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed spending time with old friends at The Surf. I ordered the crab cake and fried green tomato appetizer and a Cape Cod cocktail after flagging down the waitress for our group. She took everyone's order and skipped right over me??? Honest mistake. The...More

Thank loveavacation123
Joey L, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

I apologize for the service. Napkins and Silverware are supposed to be given out when you are sat. We will do better for you next time. Thanks so much for your feedback.

Reviewed 1 week ago

walked out because as we sat across from the bar the bartender was loud and obnoxious, boisterous and opinionated. he seemed intoxicated actually. waited for 5 minutes for a server who never showed. frustrated enough and left. the food on others table looked ok, but...More

Thank Bob G
Joey L, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Our Silly bar group can get out of hand sometimes, but our staff do not drink while working. I apologize for your experience. You can ask for Manager at any time to handle any issues while you are at the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Having a free evening while attending a conference on Amelia Island my wife and I decided to try out one of the local seafood joints and popped into The Surf. Not very impressed with the place or the food, and the only view from their...More

Thank Karl H
Joey L, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

I apologize for your experience. The view we have we cannot change. We have had this view for 60 years. The food however can be helped. Did you ask for a Manager to address the Peel and eat shrimp? Please do so we may address...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, awesome server (Chris) beautiful evening for patio dining. Love the new furniture. Thanks for giving us locals a great place to go!

Thank Marsha R
Joey L, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much. We love this place too.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fish tacos here are good and the service was good enjoyed my visit there and will returned. it is a local place

Thank Andyga410
Joey L, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We love to take care of our guests.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stop here frequently while out for a ride along the coast. Latest visit Wednesday afternoon, surprisingly had a one-man band playing good tunes. Nice water view. Go with the Moon Dog Burger topped with pulled pork, fantastic. Service is was a little slow at 45...More

Thank GoingFarFarAway
Joey L, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for your patience. The new menu roll out has been fun, but not without hiccups. We appreciate your visit and hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love sitting on back deck looking at the ocean and eating oysters. Way over priced for quality of food served

Thank lynnj_11
Joey L, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments we appreciate every one. If you have any issues while dining please do not hesitate to ask for a manager. We strive to please our guests.

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Terese N
When will your restaurant be closing for re-modeling? When will it reopen?
13 February 2017|
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Response from Joey L | Property representative |
Within 3 weeks. Open before Shrimp Fest
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Terese N
Hi, what would you like to know about this restaurant?
13 February 2017|
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DJParrish01
what night do you have karaoke?
18 December 2016|
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Response from Joey L | Property representative |
Friday 7 pm till 10 pm. All ages.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 35
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3199 S Fletcher Ave, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-2378
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-261-5711
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Surf Beach Motel
Description
A casual relaxed Key West Feel. American Seafood Coastal Cuisine. Large open Deck seating with 2 Large Sit in Tiki bars. Open year round with live music and games. Foosball, Ping Pong and Cornholes games outside. Arcade Games in the inside game room.