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Palace Saloon

117 Centre St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4236
+1 904-491-3332
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Historical Saloon

This place has a old time flavor to it. Bartenders are very friendly. Full Bar!! Right on the main... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jim L
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
via mobile
An essential stop when visiting northeast Florida

For all of those who gave bad reviews for allowing smoking, guess what? The Palace Saloon no longer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul B
Louisiana, United States
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“oldest bar” (22 reviews)
“historic bar” (9 reviews)
“tin ceiling” (6 reviews)
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117 Centre St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4236
+1 904-491-3332
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place has a old time flavor to it. Bartenders are very friendly. Full Bar!! Right on the main drag. Draft and bottle beer with a few local and some IPA. Table, high top and bar stools are the seating. It can be crowded on...More

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 1 week ago

For all of those who gave bad reviews for allowing smoking, guess what? The Palace Saloon no longer allows smoking! I was delighted to see this on my first ever visit there. It is like a walk back in time knowing darn well that the...More

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fun local hangout mixed with traveling explores. A must do while visiting Fernandina. Don't forget to try the Pirate's punch.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dropped in at the Palace Saloon midday and there were a lot of serious drinkers and serious tourists there. It looks exactly like what you would expect an establishment about 150 years old to look like. We did not stay for complimentary drinks. There...More

Thank JackofPBFL
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

This is the oldest bar in Florida, so years of smoking is just a part of the atmosphere! There is another room in the back that is non smoking, but you have to go through the main smoking bar to get to it! But Hey!...More

2  Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

This is a very festive place with great atmosphere. I highly recommend the Pirates punch beverage. The bartenders are friendly and provide a good service. The old wood carved shelving behind the counter are very pretty which date back to the turn of the 19th...More

1  Thank amdfla
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Built in 1878 it claims to be the States oldest bar and it looks it Take a look inside and it has that old western saloon feel and definitely a visit if just to soak in the history and armosphere.

2  Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 31 October 2017

It was a great side trip to see the oldest bar in florida. The history in the building was fantastic. The locals were eager to share the history and facts about the saloon.

Thank Suzaebell
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

This is a bar only selling no food. As such they are a smoking establishment. You can smell it as soon as you step in the door. If you are a smoker and want a drink this is heaven. Tables were a little shabby and...More

Thank Joel H
Reviewed 9 October 2017

No one under 21 allowed. They don't serve food. Not clean but very friendly staff. Good bar, just like when my Dad used to sneak me in when I was 6. I tried Son, sorry. I'll put a beard on him next time. The pirate...More

Thank Craig S
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John B
5 November 2017|
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Response from Joel H | Reviewed this property |
You have to consume alcohol on premises.
30 March 2017|
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Response from BHOSupporter | Reviewed this property |
Can enter, cannot drink alcohol until 21 years old.