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Happy Tomato Cafe

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7 S 3rd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4206
+1 904-321-0707
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 16:00
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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104 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Have driven by this restaurant many times wondering about its fare. Ordered the pulled pork sandwich and the shrimp salad. The pork was filled with flavor and heaped high on the bun. The spicy sauce was just right. The shrimp salad was on a bed of mixed lettuce and was very tasty. Seating is outside (only a couple tables inside)... More 

Thank Zep_58
Amelia Island, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2015

My wife and I stopped at the Happy Tomato for lunch. Food was excellent. Sitting in the shade was very peaceful.

1 Thank Brian S
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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104 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2015

we stopped here for a dinner and the service was very good. You order at the counter and they bring it to your table. We had the BBQ Sandwich (we could have split one, they were so big!). The sandwiches were very tasty and they were brought to us quickly. The outdoor seating is in a courtyard (think New Orleans)... More 

1 Thank SrPbear
Righmond Hill
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2015

We had the smoked pulled turkey sandwich with chips and potato salad. Generous portions, turkey was hot and delicious! Potato salad was very, very good! Great service!

1 Thank Bernie C
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

My family and I really enjoyed the selection of sandwiches at the Happy Tomato, as well as the seating on the patio which was shaded (a bonus). We liked the Happy Tomato because although almost hidden, one can appreciate the little nook that you seem to find the place is located. The vines over growing the shops around the patio... More 

1 Thank Kishkabob
Columbus, Ohio
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

My hubby and I stopped her for lunch after taking one of the Amelia Island cruises.The people were friendly and the food was exceptional.I had the best chicken salad croissant I have ever had and hubby had the shrimp salad he said was just as good.If we ever make it back there,this will be the place we go!

2 Thank Becky C
Amelia Island, Florida
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2015

nice place, good food, went to get a quick sandwich while working during shrimp festival, will return, the bbq sandwich was really good

1 Thank debbus1
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2015

This was a happy discovery. Off the beaten path, this bbq place is phenomenal. The outside courtyard and seating is all shaded, and the backdrop reminds me of my time spent in Italy. Large servings of quality bbq makes me understand why this is the only true bbq place on the island - I can't imagine competitors could keep up!... More 

1 Thank 10debs10
St. Augustine, Florida
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2015

A secluded courtyard tucked between the buildings - very nice. The menu was easy to understand (sandwiches, salad, or barbeque - a column of each). We ordered at the counter, and the delicious BLT and half and half sandwich (chicken salad and pimento) were brought to our table. We will return here for sure!

1 Thank barbcarpenter
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

Come hungry. This place was recommended to us by our mooring ball neighbor last trip down in January. The BBQ PLATES are yummy and more than we could eat . We tried ribs and pulled pork and loved them. And so friendly. And they made our dog Murphy feel welcome.

2 Thank SailingSharon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
American, Cafe, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?