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Joe's 2nd Street Bistro

14 S 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4202
+1 904-321-2558
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (76 reviews)
“tuna martini” (33 reviews)
“shrimp and grits” (110 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14 S 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4202
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved this place. The steak salad and tuna martini were awesome. This will definitely be our go to spot when visiting Fernandina!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank CristieK_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed my lunch at this bistro. Lovely atmosphere, great service, delicious food. Would definitely come back and recommend it to others. Selection good and reasonably priced.

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank GROFREE
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small bistro, very quaint, clothe tabletop/napkins. Mac and cheese with lobster and shrimp was delicious as was the wonton appetizer. Reasonably priced for the quality of food! Lisa gave us Wonderful and attentive service.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank DanMontero
Reviewed 1 week ago

Joe's 2nd Street Bistro is "1st" in every part of the restaurant except the name. A cozy little historic cottage with outstanding made-from-scratch and fresh food. Reservations for evenings are highly recommended. They serve lunch from about 11 - 3 every day but Tuesday (closed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank gdt655
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Three sisters and husbands celebrated a 75 birthday dinner there. The food was excellent. Several of the dishes included eatable flowers. We ate upstairs which was much quieter than downstairs. I would rate it 5 stars and would definitely recommend it to friends.

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank ColletteE16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came upon this by accident! Had a wonderful salmon BLT. Food was excellent and service great! Love supporting the locals!

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank MamaGB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were passing through Amelia Island for one night and decided to go to Joe’s for dinner. We were delighted - the food was very well-prepared and delicious and the service was impeccable. My wife had the risotto and I had the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank ChuckCIII
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate last evening at this restaurant with three friends and we all found the food to be delightful. The Chef knows have to prepare delicious food that looks as good as it tastes. We had shrimp and grits. Snapper, braised beef and each and every...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 46middle
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

I know the restaurant can not tell people to use their inside voices but maybe fewer tables in a small area would help. The table of 6 next to us was so very loud. The food was nice not great. I had shrimp and grits...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Susan642013
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

The service and the Seafood Linguini (copious amounts of scallops and shrimp) was excellent...try it..you'll be very happy

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Cathy S
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1 December 2018|
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Response from TheBates | Reviewed this property |
Street parking, easy.
8 July 2018|
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Response from Edie S | Reviewed this property |
we didn’t see any children when we were there for lunch, but it is a pretty casual place so I imagine they could be accommodated. I would also expect they have a children’s menu available on request but you could call first... More
2 May 2018|
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Response from windfair | Reviewed this property |
They looked like they had enough room to accommodate a party that size. The patio would be a nice option if it is available. I would give them a call and ask for your date now.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 29 - USD 31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 S 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4202
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-321-2558
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Located in historic downtown Fernandina Beach, Joe's 2nd St. Bistro serves innovative cuisine in a relaxed, island atmosphere. Enjoy fresh seafood specialties in a 1900's home, or outside in a New Orleans inspired Courtyard.
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