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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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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (138 reviews)
“grits” (77 reviews)
“seafood” (90 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 20:30All hours
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 8 May 2016

Went there for a late lunch and there were two open tables outside on the water. We walked in and talk to the hostess, expecting for them to seat us at the empty table as there was no wait. They told us they would have...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Just arriving, we weren't sure where to go, but this was perfect. Key Lime Margarita, wonderful house salad (very fresh ingredients) shrimp and grits with a couple of tasty biscuits.. The view is of a harbor and the best place to watch the sunset.

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 7 May 2016

This place was recommended by hotel front desk staff, so we tried it for dinner. It is located right on the ICW and the sunset views were highly recommended. Can't argue that the location is perfect! The restaurant was packed, so we waited on the...More

Thank gapch47
Reviewed 6 May 2016

We came there between lunch and dinner,Emily was our server, she was pleasant, answered our questions and went off to get our order. I had the peel and eat local, (gotta have that, not some imported stuff from overseas as we were on the coast...More

1  Thank Millard A
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on the way to the Jacksonville Airport -- blackened Mahi sandwich and local brown beer. Food was very good. Place is right on the water with a great view! Casual atmosphere and friendly staff. Lots of "regulars" there and I can...More

Thank Darrylicious
Reviewed 5 May 2016

I was on my own and enjoyed my lunch very much starting with the deliciously flavored shrimp bisque (very creamy rather than chowdery- chunky) followed by the salad of the day with grilled shrimp added. The menu was extensive and I wanted to try more...More

Thank mcmc1225
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Brett's has a wonderful location on the intracoastal waterway in Fernandina's historic district. In the past the food has been decent to good, but today's dinner was the worst meal I have had in years. One person ordered the fish special - the fish was...More

Thank Jenny A
Reviewed 3 May 2016

My wife had the southwestern buffalo shrimp salad & I had the mixed vegetable salad along with refreshing iced teas after returning from a boat tour. The portions were generous and the dishes were excellent. We enjoyed sitting outside overlooking the marina and were vey...More

Thank Stevnshe
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We come to Amelia Island twice a year for business meetings and this is where we go for lunch. They provide a smaller menu for our group to pick from as the cost is paid for by the meeting provider. It is usually a quiche,...More

Thank SpiritLakeSue
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Friendly bar staff and prompt food service! We had the buffalo shrimp salad that is now our new favorite salad! This salad had 1/2 dozen locally caught plump shrimp which were a meal in itself. They were lightly tossed in a buffalo sauce, place on...More

Thank DouglasYoung
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Cathy W
29 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.
16 February 2017|
Response from Oldhawk77 | Reviewed this property |
Allmenus has a menu
28 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
US$15 - US$20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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