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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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“seafood” (91 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1 S Front St, Ste 2, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4295
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

My Mom and I went to the bar for an after dinner drink. Granted they were busy, but we were completely ignored for 20 min. We were sitting right at the bar and 2 other people who came after us were served.They never acknowledged we...More

Thank sharcon
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The food is in the $15-24 so it isn't cheap, but the service was great. What made this special was that we were there at sunset, and nailed some incredible pictures of the sun dipping down with sailboats in silhouette. The food was good and...More

Thank niz321
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Located right at the docks at the foot of Centre Street. A very popular place so you may have to wait for a table during busy times. The food is good with an excellent menu. Fun to eat while watching all of the activity around...More

Thank garyamc
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Family took me for my 32nd birthday. Svc was excellent...food was really good. Loved sitting on the deck overseeing the marina...we will be back.

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, cool breezes and delicious food, reasonably priced... Indoor and outdoor seating areas along the waterfront in Fernandina Beach.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This sits right on the water/intercoastal area. Most seats are great but wasn't there at sunset to experience it then. Food took forever (an hour!)but it was a group of 150. This was prearranged way in advance, so I guess they didn't have enough help!...More

Thank runnergirl080
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is a place right on the waterfront. A great place to watch the evening sunset with rocking chairs. Food was average but location was great.

Thank dinah1972
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We went to Brett's for a late lunch our first day in Fernandina when we were also trying to catch an afternoon trolley tour. We got a wonderful table on the porch with a great view and had a very good waiter, Mike. I think...More

Thank mmob100
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

I don't think I've ever been anywhere so slow. In the marina, so we had a nice view, but 2 hours for a fish sandwich is beyond slow. Won't be back.

Thank lcrib
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I had wanted to try this place many times but I always have my kids. It is great for families and I will be back but better enjoyed the first time with just my friend. Beautiful sunset, great weather, sat outside, awesome food, reasonable prices....More

Thank cuao34
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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, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
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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