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Merge Restaurant - CLOSED

510 S 8th St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-3612
+1 904-277-8797
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
11 Oct 2014
“Always a great dining experience!”
4 Sep 2014
“Not sad to see it's closing.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
510 S 8th St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-3612
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Reviewed 11 October 2014

My husband and have eaten here four times over a couple of years. Every time we go the food has been excellent. Sitting on the patio has been nice. We are looking forward to sitting outside once the weather cools down. We love the food....More

1  Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 4 September 2014

I never wish a small business ill, but for the life of me, I could never understand the high marks for this place. The restaurant itself was strange, in disrepair, (mildewed back walls), bathrooms next to the table where we were eating, thrown together with...More

2  Thank pitahead
Reviewed 4 September 2014

First, food and wine were outstanding. Everything other reviewers said about this chef is true. We spoke with his wife, who was in charge of the wine "cellar." She said he got an offer from one of the chains and couldn't turn down the promise...More

3  Thank mrsgochay
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Very sorry to hear that the restuarant is closing. Hopefully Chef Adam is moving on to bigger and better things. We had many fine meals at this restaurant. Good luck!

1  Thank allen_jatounit
Reviewed 30 August 2014

I'm so sorry to hear that Merge is closing. Chef Adam Sears was by far the most creative and most importantly talented chef, as in I mean he truly created the best Tasting with a capital T dishes, on the island. His name will be...More

Thank Pam H
Reviewed 29 August 2014

We went to Merge last evening - it is our favorite place to dine on Amelia Island - and learned that the restaurant will be closing Monday September 1. Chef Adam has received an offer he can't refuse! He will still be teaching his trade...More

Thank Dennis A
Reviewed 17 August 2014

My wife and I selected this restaurant based on reviews and wanted to experience a local restaurant. When we travel we typically try to stay away from food chains. To us, dining is part of the overall travel experience. Merge is a quaint, very small...More

1  Thank mvenaas
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Came here during the busy tourist season after being turned away from another restaurant that couldn't seat us until 9PM. What a find! Service was quick and entertaining, and the food was spectacular! We will definitely return!

Thank kristiben
Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

Way better than the average food than I've typically found in small resort towns on the east coast. Really enjoyed the quality of flavors and portion sizes that are not huge but just right. More is not better, better is better and the Merge delivers....More

1  Thank Bob E
Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

More intimate, relaxed atmosphere, service was good, along with the food. Portions were a little on the small size, limited but interesting menu- would go again!

1  Thank Grayson M
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 S 8th St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-3612
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-277-8797
Newly opened about two months ago. Dinners nightly plus Brunch on Sunday.
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