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The Surf Restaurant and Bar

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3199 S Fletcher Ave, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-2378
+1 904-261-5711
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Orange Park, Florida
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in on a Friday night for a quick bite. The place is family friendly with lots of locals. We were greeted with smiles and seated on the large deck. We ordered drinks and the shrimp crab dip. Both came promptly and were excellent. The chips served with the dip were hot and fresh. We had a fish sandwich and... More 

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Thank Tamara K
AIH G, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful feedback. It is appreciated. More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent five days at Fernandina Beach just this past week. Best beachfront meal we had was at the Surf Restaurant. I love their tuna roll. And the fries were perfect. We ate outside and the restricted view of the ocean didn't bother us a bit. Were also impressed by the friendliness of the staff. Recommend it highly and hope the... More 

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Thank Dennis B
AIH G, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much. We love working here and taking care of our guests. More 

Athens, Georgia
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to the Surf restaurant for lunch until I room was ready and to check in the Beachside Motel. The atmosphere was full of excitement and energy!!! It was a good experience. However, we decided to go back that evening for dinner. The place was packed and it took an hour for our food. It's more... More 

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Thank sekitastroud
AIH G, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Great place. Agreed. Sometimes our Karaoke does get out of hand. Friday nights are like a party with the Karaoke. Thanks for your feedback. More 

McMinnville, Tennessee
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for dinner and ate outdoors. The atmosphere was great and the waitress was wonderful. We had a party of seven. They had live music and it was really good. We all had shrimp a and it was amazing! Would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Meemaw12
AIH G, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank You!!! Keep coming back!!! More 

Asheville, North Carolina
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by The Surf. The fried shrimp was plump, juicy, sweet, and really fresh. The crab chowder was outstanding. The service was great and everyone was friendly.

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Thank JeanetteConcha
AIH G, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful feedback!! We take great pride in our restaurant. More 

St. Marys, Georgia
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great family place to eat close to the beach. It's casual, low key, friendly and fun. the food is pretty average ... but that's OK because the vibe makes it special.

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Thank G8T0RGAL
AIH G, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you. We pride ourselves in our great food too. Thank you for your feedback!! More 

Monroe, Georgia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Great place to eat,good food,good service mod priced quick service.We were on a family vacation and wanted something seafood and quick. This was the perfect place.

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Thank jamesI1656NF
AIH G, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

We agree. Thank you for your feedback!! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Michele was our server. Super friendly. Great onion rings, dipping sauce and drink specials. Beach bar vibe. 2 outdoor bars. 4-7 m-f two for one drink specials.

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Thank Joel Y
AIH G, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. More 

Cornelia, Georgia
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

If you want a stuffy, closed-up space, where you have to button-up your shirt, this is NOT the place. You can come as you are here: beach cover up, flip flops, shorts, or just coming off the golf course or tennis courts. The breeze blows off the ocean across the open air bar and café ... and if you're lucky... More 

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Thank McFamGo
AIH G, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. We pride ourselves in being that beach bar to relax in. Please come back soon! More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We were staying in a hotel across the road so went for a bite to eat on the Saturday we arrived. The bar was busy but we got seated straight away. Service was good (Suzanne)as was the food. Cocktails were quite potent as well. Not the cheapest we have had but worth the money. We enjoyed it so much we... More 

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AIH G, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you. Our staff loves great feedback. We will continue to work hard to make your experiences great!! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
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
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids
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
Description
A casual relaxed Key West Feel. American Seafood Coastal Cuisine. Large open Deck seating with 2 Large Sit in Tiki bars. Inside "Diner" Island style with a large 12 seat bar. Open year round with live music and games.

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