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Happy Tomato Cafe

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7 S 3rd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4206
+1 904-321-0707
11:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 17:00
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Fernandina Beach, Florida, Usa
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124 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have been here a few times. Food is very good. Nothing fancy, mainly sandwiches with a few plated dishes. Tried their "pulled pork" sandwich last time.There are lots of other sandwich choices. Quite tasty. Way more than I could eat, so brought the remainder home for another time. Mainly outdoor patio seating, so weather could be a factor. Very narrow... More 

Thank flyplayne
Millersville, Maryland, United States
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Order at the counter, your food is brought to you. Cute little place, quaint patio outdoor seating. The pulled pork plate was very good, including the baked beans. In and out in under 30 minutes.

Thank Bill T
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We weren't sure where to have lunch on our 3 night weekend. This some what hidden place was our favorite eat all weekend. Cold beer and a pork and pimento cheese sandwich was delicious! Eat here!

Thank jennifergrahamWI
Buffalo, New York
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with another couple and enjoyed the bar b Q ribs..Mine were really delicious..IT was a day with all of us with three little dogs and there was no problem enjoying the outdoor patio ..THe owners were very personable and we enjoyed it.. We were there in Feb 2016.

Thank Susan W
Callaway, Virginia
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92 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed this restaurant on our first visit on this vacation (and in past years) and made plans to return. On the second visit, we ordered ribs which were a disappointment. The outer layer and ends of each rib were so dry and hard, they could not be eaten. We will visit again next year when we are on... More 

Thank sanderlyn
Henderson, Kentucky
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120 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family ate here a couple of times during our four day stay in Fernandina Beach and never were disappointed. It's a great place with a really good choice for lunch. We loved the chicken salad and several other things like the bar-b-cue too. Our server was great, and they sure give you a large portion so you will not... More 

Thank kentucky101
Watkinsville, Georgia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is always difficult to decide on what to order, so we usually eat here twice each visit to Fernindina. They really know how to cook bar-b-cue and the chicken salad and pimento cheese is awesome. Portions are large, so unless you have a big appetite, you might want to order a half sandwich. Happy Tomato is tucked into a... More 

Thank Diane B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first stop for a bite in Fernandina. It is one of only a few decent lunch places in the historic district. The smoked pulled turkey is great and the courtyard seating area is charming. Will definitely be back.

Thank Bridget508
North Carolina
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pork BBQ plate and sandwich were both delicious. The sides as prepped were okay (baked beans, pasta salad, chips) but it would have been nice to have had more options (okra, hush puppies, fries). The courtyard was cute and a great place to have lunch on a nice day. The service was friendly and cost reasonable.

Thank Sarah A
Celebration, Florida
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Huge portions and the food was wonderful ! The people running the cafe were very nice. Only a few tables inside and it was a chilly day, but no matter the yummy food made up for the weather.

1 Thank deb214

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
American, Cafe, Barbecue
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 S 3rd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4206
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-321-0707

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