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LuLu's at The Thompson House

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11 S 7th St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-3921
+1 904-432-8394
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 10:30 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Orlando, Florida
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A lover of New Orleans and fine Cajun Cuisine I fell in love with their rendition of Shrimp and Grits. Very savory creamy cajun style sauce with a real grit cake in the center. Unlike othet dishes where the grits over run the plate and soften the flavor , this version was amazingly pleasing. Shrimp , Cherry tomatoes , chorizo... More 

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida, United States
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lu Lu's is a little hard to find because it is set back off the street, especially at night. We had a reservation for 7:30pm, but the event at Fort Clinch was canceled so we called to see if we could get a table for 6 at 5:30. They were very accommodating.We were seated and service was very good. We... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited lulu's one night and was told that the fryer was broken and we would not be able to have anything fried, which precluded ordering the shrimp and grits (a signature dish). We returned the next night and asked if the fryer was working. The owner wheeled around to question us about the innocent inquiry. He angrily asked where... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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110 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading others reviews I was really looking forward to going to LuLu's. The location is off the street behind the Thompson House. There is a nice garden area with several patio tables. Inside dining room is very small with about 7 or 8 tables in a tight area. The decor is very nice. Now for the food. They normally... More 

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Amelia Island, Florida
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We're locals and decided to celebrate the holidays with friends at the Feast of Seven Fishes and were just delighted with the entire meal. When the staff brought out each course, it felt like delivering a beautifully wrapped gift. All of us were overwhelmed with the creativity, flavors, and mostly, the hard work, warmth and generosity of the staff. Thank... More 

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cape cod
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150 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What took us so long? We come through town annually on our way south, yet this is our first time at Lulus. Small, but cozy....the food was sensational.....service warm and friendly ...outdoor dining is an option

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NY
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This little gem offers first quality food and is a terrific value. The shrimp and grits are the best ever. The grilled grouper sandwich is delicious and cooked to perfection every time. Fried oysters are absolutely the best on the island. Haven't tried too much else on the menu because we can't resist ordering our favorites but I suspect this... More 

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Thank Firesail
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I had heard from locals that we needed to check out lulu's for a meal and they were right. The crab cakes were heavy on crab and delicious. The chicken special was tasty with excellent toppings. Finally the shrimp and grits , wow, I have had this dish many places but lulu's will top my list. Spicy and sweet at... More 

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Long Beach, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Quaint atmosphere, friendly service, marvelous menu offerings, and tasty food. Whether sea food, or meat dishes all were terrific. Rock shrimp w/ grits was delicious, and all locally caught fish made variously with interesting go alongs were spectacular.

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Thank Sukicat2
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39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Our group of 4 couples dined week of Halloween----great decorations---took pics ! The special of "Trigger fish w/Rock Shrimp"---cooked perfectly. Also the "Pecan Encrusted - Grouper ----great. Have to try Gumbo / Jumabalya Another couple had the seafood (Shrimo & Scallops) w/ Thai Red curry----super Our waitress who was Becky----made the evening ----great smile & service

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$28
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 S 7th St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-3921
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-432-8394
Description
New owners/chef as of Summer 2010. Chef, Brian Grimley. Fantastic food, intimate location, menu changes weekly.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?