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The Surf Restaurant Bar

3199 S Fletcher Ave, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-2378
+1 904-261-5711
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
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Opens in 20 min
All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
3199 S Fletcher Ave, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-2378
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I am staying just across the street at a condo named Ketch. I heard the music and I was in need of a beer so I checked it out. I did not eat so this is just for the bar. Just before the sun goes...More

Thank Bo S
Joey L, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for your feedback! See you soon. Happy hour 4pm till 7pm Mon-Fri. Also 1/2 price apps everyday after 9pm

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent casual bar and restaurant. Great deals, food is good not excellent. New owner has done a nice job upgrading this place. Yes, we like going to this place. Kid friendly with a lower area devoted to corn hole, etc. Games while waiting for a...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 6 days ago

The seafood is mostly fried and very fresh. They made a mistake on our order, but quickly corrected it. Most of their dining is outside along So. Fletcher St. The ambiance loses a little, as the ocean is across the street with obstructed views. May...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went to Amelia Island for our first visit and stayed at the Surf Beach Motel. We decided to have dinner and drinks at the Surf Restaurant and Bar. We were seated immediately upon arrival and didn't have to wait. The food...More

Thank Melissa W
Joey L, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the wonderful praise! Lisa is a new server and she has grown on us too. We try our best to take care of every guest and love to know when we have done it right.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We parked in the back (parking is very limited in front), entered via the back, and found a place to sit. Keep in mind this is an outdoor restaurant. After sitting we soon noticed Noone was coming to wait on us. I stopped a waitress...More

Thank Edwinnia W
Joey L, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback. I have addressed your issue with the server and host today. I apologize for not meeting your expectations. I know at one point we try to accommodate the guests that seat themselves. There is a sign by the back entrance...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was not good and it took an hour just to get a bowl of soup and a fried basket. Wait was ridiculous and it was not even crowded.

Thank KatieSmith354
Joey L, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Very sorry about your wait. We work hard to take care of every guest. Please let a manager know when you need assistance, so we can address the issues as it happens.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our vacation day was unfortunately a complete "rain out" and we decided to try the Surf for lunch. My wife and I have driven past this place many times and it is usually packed, but on this day, it wasn't. The lunch menu...More

Thank EB4131
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner on a Saturday night. They have a band playing outside and a bar in the back. My wife ordered fish nachos, the cheese was not melted, just shredded cheese thrown on top. Lettuce was just leaf lettuce you would find on a...More

Thank SummertimeKen
Joey L, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry your experience was not good. We pride ourselves in taking care of each and every guest. Please ask for a manager while dining, we will be happy to address issues at that time. We will do better for you next time.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is on the beach front street but across the street from the beach. It is outside on a patio. There was live music that we really enjoyed with room to dance. The kids meal choices were good and included the drink, side and...More

Thank Yellownikki
Joey L, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your feedback. We love to hear about all experiences we can. We take great pride in taking care of our guests. See you soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Surf is the perfect spot! Our family really enjoyed our dinner on the deck with live acoustic musicians. Beachy casual atmosphere with AWESOME FOOD!!! Our server was Tyler Arnold and she was fantastic. She was very attentive and sweet. Fried Grouper Bites were off...More

Thank jetow
Joey L, General Manager at The Surf Restaurant Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your feedback. We pride ourselves in taking great care of our guests.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Malissa H
When is happy hour and drink specials on Tuesday
30 May 2017|
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Response from Joey L | Property representative |
Mon-Friday 4pm till 7pm
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Terese N
When will your restaurant be closing for re-modeling? When will it reopen?
13 February 2017|
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Response from Joey L | Property representative |
Within 3 weeks. Open before Shrimp Fest
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3199 S Fletcher Ave, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-2378
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-261-5711
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Surf Beach Motel
Description
A casual relaxed Key West Feel. American Seafood Coastal Cuisine. Large open Deck seating with 2 Large Sit in Tiki bars. Open year round with live music and games. Foosball, Ping Pong and Cornholes games outside. Arcade Games in the inside game room.
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