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Brett’s Waterway Cafe

1 S Front St, Ste 2, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4295
+1 904-261-2660
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“shrimp” (138 reviews)
“grits” (77 reviews)
“seafood” (90 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1 S Front St, Ste 2, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4295
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Go here for the views, quiet upper scale ambience, large bar probably with 1000 different drinks (I'll just have a Guiness please), pricey menu. Want good seafood in bulk, lots of noise, right prices, good sides, try Crab Trap.

Thank nick b
Reviewed 5 days ago

We wandered into town and thought we'd just wing it for dinner. Saw this place nestled along the water and were able to get a table by the window within 30 minutes (weeknight). Perfect timing with the sunset and were certainly not disappointed with the...More

Thank hill65
Reviewed 1 week ago

We needed to be out of our house for at least three hours while our realtor had an open house and thought a ride to Fernandinho Beach would be the perfect solution. We wanted to eat on the water so Brett's it was! We arrived...More

Thank Redcurl24
Reviewed 1 week ago

stopped in for a quick snack and cold drink before getting on cruise, was going to return after trip and walk on Center street for early dinner. The waiter acted like we were too much trouble for such a small order. Great location would think...More

Thank Rose K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view of the water is of course a major draw here, but the polite, prompt service and tasty food are also attractive. I had to be in Amelia Island, and I made sure to stop by here for lunch and get some fresh fish...More

Thank thomasr888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were attending a family reunion on Amelia Island. The older 7 adults decided to get away for 1 night. We chose this place based on your recommendation. The manhattans were great albeit a little pricey. The waiter was outstanding. I had the shrimp and...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend, her infant son and I stopped in for lunch on Fourth of July. We were seated promptly and at a table that could accommodate a stroller. Our waitress was Emily and she was on point with getting our drink order and telling us...More

Thank Ali K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner at the place. Beautiful water views while you dine. Upscale restaurant really good food and exceptional service....very pretty...

Thank 637miriamp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time here and we sat outside on the patio. It was hot! But there were not a lot of people out there. Our waiter recommended a couple of dishes after my hubby asked. We both ordered what he said and wow! My dish was...More

Thank Bronie_1997
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little pricey, but not for Amelia Island - mid range price. Food was fresh, tasted great and the waitstaff was amazing! Will go back when in area.

Thank Andrea C
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Cathy W
29 April 2017|
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Response from Mastiffmom1 | Reviewed this property |
Try Allmenus, Trip Advisor (for sure has it, that is who I always use), or Yelp.
17 February 2017|
Response from Oldhawk77 | Reviewed this property |
Allmenus has a menu
29 October 2016|
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Response from snivvy | Reviewed this property |
Ditto, we are just travelers like yourself, not the restaurant owners.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 S Front St, Ste 2, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4295
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-261-2660
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