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Happy Tomato Cafe

7 S 3rd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4206
+1 904-321-0707
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
7 S 3rd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4206
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best Barbeque we’ve ever had! Highly recommend! Super friendly service. I’m a local and have attended several events they have catered as well.

Thank Sara T
Reviewed 16 March 2018

A little over priced, but the food was plentiful and good. The barbecue is not fixed with the sauces that you order. You have to add that later. YOMV. I would return. The owners were friendlier than the local cat, that's for sure.

Thank Scott E
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We stopped for lunch while walking around downtown. I had the shrimp salad on a croissant - which was okay - not good, not bad. My date had the Islander salad - turkey, cheese, bacon, boiled egg - and that was good. You order at...More

Thank MaureenT7224
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

This spot really is back of the street in a hole in the wall. A patio spot with 10-12 patio tables, excellent choice for stopping in and grabbing lunch. We had bbq pork and ribs, a spicy home made sauce rounded out a good taste...More

1  Thank Joey H
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

A cafe without coffee or any hot beverages, this place was very disappointing. Our sandwiches were un-toasted and soggy and the roast beef was dry and gray. We were sad because the outdoor seating atmosphere was so charming! Would not recommend.More

Thank RiggingDoctor
Richard B, Owner at Happy Tomato Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Rigging Doctor, We are sorry to hear that your experience at The Happy Tomato was disappointing. We recall that you spent an extended period of time in the Courtyard. Its unfortunate that you didn't feel comfortable bringing this to our attention while you were there....More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

This place is awesome! The outdoor/garden atmosphere is fantastic and the food is great! Rich is the best and definitely grab one of the homemade cookies!

Thank rhiannajenkins27
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Recently had lunch here with friends, and my sheltie. What a quaint and lovely patio with tables, umbrellas, all tucked in a small garden setting hidden from the streets. Wonderful sandwiches...filled with freshly made chicken or tuna salads....BBQ sandwich that is huge and absolutely delicious....More

Thank themominva
Reviewed 7 February 2018

We live in the north and look forward to southern bbq. I loved my meal at Happy Tomato. I could barely finish my meal, but was determined not to leave one scrap of pulled turkey. I ordered it with the green salad. My sister had...More

Thank Dallas K
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the BBQ pork and turkey. Sandwiches were big with lots of meat. Reasonable prices and nice people. Only outdoor seating though if the weather is bad. Only open 11 to 4 but great lunch stop.

Thank swp28117
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Dining at Happy Tomato Cafe is one of those special moments in life that promote happy thoughts and stress relief. Situated in a beautiful courtyard surrounded by varieties of trees and plants that shield the hot summer sun, you will be treated to some of...More

1  Thank Av8rjax
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Kathy C
17 August 2015|
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
As stated above, this is not at the airport, but in downtown Fernandina.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 18
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 S 3rd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4206
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-321-0707
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