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Brett’s Waterway Cafe

1 S Front St, Ste 2, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4295
+1 904-261-2660
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“shrimp” (142 reviews)
“salad” (103 reviews)
“seafood” (95 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 S Front St, Ste 2, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4295
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner with friends. A view from every table. Indoor ambiance great. Server well informed and friendly. Shrimp scampi wonderful. Others in party also enjoyed their meal but thought my choice was the best. Pricing right for upscale restaurant. Would return.

Thank awaywego117
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brett’s is in a lovely setting And we ate there twice in our 4 day stay in Fernandina Beach. We were so pleased with our first lunch of shrimp and grits we went back for the shrimp. Lobster and crab enchiladas. Our wait staff were...More

Thank Mary Gay H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service left a lot to be desired and after a very long wait for food it arrived. Was really... average.

Thank Ginny00
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant offers a great veranda to see Florida's first sunset. The quality of the food is exceptional and the staff attentive. I'd return in a moment!

Thank Kendra C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here now a few times. We had a salmon BLT (without the B) which was recommended by Michael, our server, and it was incredible. I think it is only available for lunch. We also had dinner here a few times and had...More

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We stumbled upon Brett's while looking for a place to have lunch on the waterway. True to it's name it is on the water unlike some others which would have you believe they are. We were promptly seated on the deck and enjoyed a slight...More

Thank bstdflsh
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Went there for dinner, sat on the outside patio and had the freshest seafood in ages. The wait staff were wonderful and we enjoyed a delightful meal, drinks and natures fireworks (lighting and thunder). The patio is covered so we did not get wet. It...More

Thank Felicia G
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Love this place! The huge wrap around, covered porch is a great place to sit and pass the time with conversation and excellent food and drink, while watching the sunset! FYI if you like sweets their peach cobbler is to die for and large enough...More

Thank Cathy T
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Visited 4 different times with family, and not once were we disappointed with food or service. One of the Best restaurants we visited. Great views, too! They know how to cook seafood. Waiters were friendly as well.

Thank ilucot
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I love the view but the rest is really just ordinary. Over priced and underwhelming. I’ve tried and tried to Love Brett’s but it’s just not there for me.

Thank Stacy C
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Cathy W
30 April 2017|
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Response from Mastiffmom1 | Reviewed this property |
Try Allmenus, Trip Advisor (for sure has it, that is who I always use), or Yelp.
17 February 2017|
Response from Oldhawk77 | Reviewed this property |
Allmenus has a menu
29 October 2016|
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Response from snivvy | Reviewed this property |
Ditto, we are just travelers like yourself, not the restaurant owners.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 S Front St, Ste 2, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4295
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-261-2660
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