Amelia Island Restaurant Week
Amelia Island Restaurant Week

Amelia Island Restaurant Week is back beginning January 24 and runs through January 31, 2010. This is your opportunity to dine at your favorite restaurant or try something new at a fixed price menu. Prices are either $19.00 or $29.00 and each of the participating restaurants has created a menu of their signature cuisine. This three-course meal price does not include alcoholic beverages, taxes or gratuities.

Be sure to enter the “Year of Dining” contest where you could win gift certificates good for the year at participating restaurants. For more information visit

After dining out, don’t forget to add your comments to our Amelia Bites website. Amelia Bites is a consumer driven restaurant review and rating guide. With more than 100 restaurants and dining establishments throughout Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, Yulee and Eastern Nassau County, many visitors to our community have questions about where to go for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Whether you are looking for air conditioned comfort, an ocean breeze, a romantic setting, casual dining or something more family friendly, you will find it here.

Our community is continually gaining recognition as a great beach and historic vacation destination and customer generated reviews will be an attractive addition to better quality and choice. Assist visitors and locals alike when they make their choice to visit an appropriate restaurant based on taste, service, ambiance and price. We hope you will submit a variety of reviews often, making this a well searched service for everyone living on or visiting the island.

Here is a listing of the $19.00 and/or $29.00 featured meals we found for restaurants participating in Amelia Island’s Restaurant Week.

Baxter’s Restaurant

4919 First Coast Highway, (904) 277-4503
$19.00 Entrees:
Chicken Florentine is fresh chicken breast stuffed with fresh spinach and cheese. Served with seasonal vegetables and potatoes, bread and butter
$29.00 Entrees:
16 oz. Certified Angus beef ribeye steak charbroiled to your liking, served with seasonal vegetables and potatoes, bread and butter.

The Beech Street Grill

801 Beech Street, (904) 277-3662
$29.00 Dining Experience

First Course (choice of)
Romaine with Caesar Dressing, Asiago and Garlic Croutons
Mixed Greens with Kahlua Toasted Pecans and Mustard Basil Vinaigrette
Maryland Style Lump Crab Cake with House Remoulade
Sesame Seared Sashimi Tuna with Cucumber Carrot Sambal
Low Country Gumbo over Dirty Rice
Maryland Cream Crab Soup

Second Course (choice of)
Seared Yellow Fin Tuna with Ponzu Soy Glaze over Jasmine Rice and Cucumber Carrot Sambal
Roasted Pork Tenderloin over Warm Sweet Potato and Apple Salad with Braised Red Cabbage and Apple Brandy Sauce
Split Roasted Free Range Chicken with Parma Ham & Sage over Chive Whipped Mashed Potatoes with Natural Jus
Macadamia Nut Crusted Grouper over Dirty Rice with a Curry Citrus Cream and Tropical Fruit Salsa
Chef ’s Daily Special as Presented by Your Server

Third Course (choice of)
Chocolate Truffle Torte
Key Lime Pie

Bonito Grill & Sushi

614 Centre St, (904) 261-0508
$29.00 Dining Experience
You have an appetizer choice of: Mixed green salad with miso vinaigrette or a Caesar salad.
Your entrée is: Char Sui Pork and Nori Shrimp.
Your dessert is: Key Lime Pie

Brett’s Waterway Café

1 South Front Street, (904) 261-2660
$29.00 Dining Experience
Select one Appetizer, Entree and Dessert
Fried Green Tomatoes with Goat Cheese and Béarnaise
Shrimp Bisque
Caesar Salad

Grilled Salmon Chorizo and Manchego Cheese Anson Mills, Grits and Carmelized Apple Chutney
Bronzed Half Chicken Country Ham, Fontina Mac with Sauteed Spinach
Sauteed Beef Tips, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Portabella Mushrooms and Asparagus

Key West Keylime Chiffon Pie or Crème Brulee

Café Karibo

27 North 3rd, (904) 277-5269
$19.00 Dining Experience:
Your 1st Course choice of:
Grilled Ciabatta Bread with a Parmesan herb oil
Side House Salad with cucumber, onions, carrots, walnuts, feta and house vinaigrette

Your 2nd Course choice of:
Turkey Meatloaf with smashed potatoes, veggies, gravy and blue cheese sauce
Grilled Flatbread Pizza of the Day

Your 3rd Course is your choice of: Strawberry Cake or Keylime Pie

$29.00 Dining Experience:
Your 1st Course choice of:
Thai Spring Rolls – spicy pork and cabbage rolls with a ginger soy dipping sauce
Soup of the Day

Your 2nd Course choice of:
Molasses Glazed Grilled Pork Chop with white bean cassoulet, spinach, caramelized onion
Fresh Catch of the Day

Your 3rd Course choice of:
Chocolate Pecan Pie or Warm Fruit Cobbler

Crab Trap

31 North 2nd Street, (904) 261-4749
$19 Menu – Smoked Fish Dip, Local Shrimp Dinner that can be prepared fried, grilled, blacked or broiled and a slice of homemade pie for dessert.

$29 Menu РGator Tail, Shrimp and Fried Cheese, an entrée of Mixed Grill of Petit Filet, Local Shrimp and Crab Cakes and a slice of homemade pie for dessert.

Espana Restaurant & Tapas

22 South 4th Street, (904) 261-7700
$29.00 Dining Experience:
First Course
Caldo Gallego – A cup Spanish potato and white bean soup seasoned with chorizo and Serrano ham and garnished with cabbage and collard greens
Queso Salad – A fried goat cheese wedge, carmelized onions and beet chips served over mixed greens and topped with honey mustard dressing

Second Course
Mussels Riojana РFresh black mussels sautéed with chorizo, flambéed with brandy and steamed with a tomato culis
Tuna Viola – Thinly sliced seared tuna drizzled with a savory red wine vinegar glaze served over micro greens
Eggplant Pompalona – Grilled eggplant slices rolled with spinach and cheeses topped with mozzarella cheese, tomato culis and grated parmesan

Entrée Choices
Mahi a la Plancha РMarinated fresh grilled Mahi filet and a jumbo shrimp served over sautéed vegetables.
Cazuela Salsa Verde – Clams, shrimp, scallops, mussels, calamari and lobster steamed in a garlicky white wine sauce garnished with parsley and cilantro and served with a side of saffron rice.
Pato con Granadas – Seared duck breast topped with caramelized onions, pomegranate reduction and crumbled blue cheese served with smashed potatoes.

Dessert Choices
Flan – Caramel Custard OR Torta de Santiago – Almond Tort with lemon cream OR Tres Leites – Vanilla sponge cake moistened with 3 milks and topped with icing and a maraschino cherry

Gennaro’s Ristorante Italiano

5 South 2nd Street, (904) 261-9400

$19.00 Menu

Appetizer: Personal Margharita Pizza, Antipasto, Mushroom Ravioli, Meatballs in Marinara Sauce

Entrees: Veal Cacciatore (chunks of veal, mushrooms and onions in marinara), Sautéed Broccoli, Mushroom, Sundried Tomato in Garlic & Oil over Penne, Chicken Cacciatore

Desserts: Mini Cannoli or New York Cheesecake

$29.00 Menu

Appetizer: Crab Ravioli, Duck Ravioli, Mushrooms Stuffed with Crabmeat, Mussels in White Wine or Marinara, Oysters Rockefeller

Entrees: Shrimp, Calamari and Scallops over Pasta, Mussels and Little Neck Clams in White Wine Sauce over Pasta

Dessert: Tiramisu, or Strawberries and Cream

The Golf Club of Amelia Island at Summer Beach

4700 Amelia Island Parkway, (904) 277-8015
$19.00 Dining Experience
First Course Choice of:
Soup de Jour or Tossed House Salad

Second Course
Sunday 1/24/10 – Quiche Lorraine
Monday 1/25/10 – Philly Cheese Steak on Ciabatta
Tuesday 1/26/10 – Pork Chop Sandwich
Wednesday 1/27/10 – Double Stack Bacon Cheddar Burger
Thursday 1/28/10 – Cajun Chicken Sandwich
Friday 1/29/10 – Grilled Shrimp Caesar Salad
Saturday 1/30/10 – Blackened Chicken Salad on a Bed of Lettuce with Tomato Basil Salsa
Sunday 1/31/10 – Ham, Cheddar, and Broccoli Quiche

Third Course Choice of:
The Golf Club of Amelia Island Signature Chocolate Martini Dessert


4828 1st Coast Highway, Palmetto Walk Shops, (904) 321-2430
$29.00 Dining Experience

Appetizer choice of:
Mixed baby greens with raspberries and goat cheese
Roasted corn and crab chowder
Seared scallops with ginger sesame vinaigrette

Entrees choice of:
Sliced Tenderloin of beef with rosemary bordelaise
Herb crusted flounder with a thyme citrus butter
Baked Chicken Picatta with a caper wine sauce

Dessert choice of:
Raspberry white Chocolate cheesecake
Double Chocolate tart
Key lime

Jack & Diane’s

708 Centre Street, (904) 321-1444

$19.00 Dining Experience

Menu 1 РSmoked Salmon Dip, Soup/Salad, Shrimp & Grits, Whiskey Bread Puddin’

Menu 2 (Vegetarian) – Bruschetta, Soup/Salad, Mushroom Pasta, Cobbler

Menu 3 – Mesopotamian Spit, Soup/Salad, Tamale Pie, Sweet Corn & Berries

$29.00 Dining Experience

Menu 1 – Black-n-Blue Toast Points, Soup/Salad, Crab Cakes, Brownie Bowl

Menu 2 – Escargot, Soup/Salad, Hand Carved Steak, Cobbler

Menu 3 РShrimp Cocktail, Soup/Salad, Lenny’s Chicken, Fuzzy Navel Cake

Joe’s 2nd Street Bistro

14 South 2nd Street, (904) 321-2558
$29.00 Dining Experience

Fried Calamari with our Homemade Marinara and Remoulade sauces
Bistro Salad with Creamy Tarragon Vinaigrette and Fresh Chopped Vegetables
Soup du Jour

Linguine with Shrimp and Scallops – In a White Wine Sauce with Garlic, Clam Broth, Parsley, Olive Oil and Asiago Cheese
Fettuccini Alfredo – With Sweet Peas, Mushrooms, Bacon and Shallots with a Four Cheese Garlic Cream Sauce
Roast Chicken Penne – With Marinara Sauce, Fresh Greens, Asiago and Romano Cheese
Spaghettini – With Sun Dried Tomatoes, Kalamata Olives, Basil Pesto and Two Cheeses
Grilled New York Strip Steak – With Three Sauces; Roasted Shallot and Bacon Butter, Gorgonzola Butter And Glace de Viande
Sautéed Veal and Shrimp РWith Sherry Wine Sauce, Roasted Shallots and Fontina Cheese
Stuffed Pork Loin Chop – Stuffed with Sweet Peppers, Fennel, Onions and Fontina Cheese. Finished with Demi Glace and Fresh Herbed Crumbs
Grouper Filet Grilled in Corn Husk Wrapper – with Roasted Jalapeno/Lime/Cilantro Butter. Served with Black Beans, Rice and Salsa Fresca

Chocolate Terrine – White and Dark Chocolate Mousses Sandwiched between Blackberry Soaked Chocolate Cake Coated with Ganache. Served with Fresh Blackberries and Whipped Cream.
Key Lime Pie – The Classic, with Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice. Served with Fresh Fruit and Whipped Cream

Le Clos

20 South Second Street, (904) 261-8100
$29 Dining Experience
Appetizer, Choice of:
Garden Salad – Baby Leaf Spinach with Romaine
Carrot Ribbons / Garlic Croutons / Balsamic Vinaigrette
Caesar Salad – Romaine Lettuce / Anchovies
Parmesan Cheese / Croutons

Entrée, Choice of:
Local White Shrimp – Skewered & Barely Battered, Le Clos Frites

Oven Roasted Fishcake – Salmon & Seabass /Yellow Corn
Sautéed Local Shrimp / Chive Whipped Potatoes / Sautéed Baby Spinach / Julienne Vegetables

Osso Bucco à la Bourguignonne РBraised Beef Shanks / Savory Red Wine Broth
Chive Whipped Potatoes / Julieene Vegetables

Dessert, Choice of:
Vanilla Bean Crème Brûlée
Citrus Spiced Carrot Cake / Crème Anglaise

Marina Restaurant

101 Centre Street, (904) 261-5310
$19.00 Dining Experience

Appetizer choice of:
Grilled Shrimp & Crab Cake or Shrimp & Crab Dip

Entrée choice of:
Group Fillets & Shrimp
Stuffed Grouper Amelia
Steak & Shrimp
Fried Chicken
Choice of two vegetables, potatoes or salad
Your dessert is the Chef’s Choice

O’Kane’s Irish Pub & Eatery

318 Centre Street, (904) 261-1000
$19.00 Dining Experience

First Course
House Salad or Cup of Potato Soup

Fish and Chips – Filet of Alaskan Pollock. Lightly battered then deep fried. Served with wedge fries
Shepherd’s Pie РClassic recipe of ground beef and creamy mashedpotatoes. Peas and carrots served on the side
Roast Beef – Hot roast beef with mashed potatoes andgravy. Served with seasonal vegetables.
Bangers and Mash – A hearty offering of Irish sausage, mashed potatoes and gray.

Irish Cream Bash or Irish Coffee

PLAE Restaurant

80 Amelia Village Circle, Spa & Shops at Amelia Island Plantation
(904) 277-2132
$29.00 Dining Experience
Salad – Petite Ceasar, parm disc, croutons
Appetizer – Jumbo lump crab cake, champagne butter sauce
Soup – Butternut bisque, cinnamon cremma

Lamb – New Zealand rack, Yukon gold OR Salmon – Scottish, spinach, soy glaze

Crème brulee OR Chocolate tort

Sliders Seaside Grill

1998 South Fletcher Ave, (904) 277-6652
$19.00 Dining Experience
Calamari as an appetizer, with Shrimp Dinner and your choice of two sides:
Baked Potato, Mashed Cauliflower, Cheese Grits, Slider’s Rice, Steamed Veggies, or Cole Slaw and for dessert, Key Lime Pie

The Verandah

6800 First Coast Highway, (904) 321-5050
$29.00 Dining Experience

Menu 1:
Crab Cakes with crayfish sauce & lemon aioli
Red House Grouper with soft blue crab crust & sauvignon blanc butter sauce
Caramelized Bananas over coconut ice cream

Menu 2:
Fried Green Tomatoes with a green peppercorn mustard & boursin cheese
Grilled NY Strip topped with cabernet demi-glace, cambozola cheese & crispy shallots
Amelia Mud Pie – Chocolate ice cream w/liqueurs, fudge topping and toasted almonds

29 South

29 South 3rd Street, (904) 277-7919

$29.00 Dining Experience
Appetizer, your choice of:
DelKat Family Farms Berkshire Pulled Pork Spring Roll On Carolina Slaw with Sweet Chili Glaze.
Fried Green Tomato Short Stack Layered with Sweet Grass Dairy Goat Cheese and Topped with Red Pepper Jam.
Salad on the Rocks Mixed Greens from our Chef ’s Garden with House Vinaigrette.

Entrée, your choice of:
Springer Mountain Farms Jerk Chicken Jamaican Jerk Style Chicken Breast with Black Beans and Rice and a Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum Spiked Mango Colada Sauce.
Sweet Tea Brined Pork Chop DelKat Farm Berkshire Pork Chop On Macaroni Gratin with Warm Blackberry Ginger Preserves.
Fried Shrimp and Grits Mill Ground Grits and a Sherry, Local Shrimp & Andouille Sausage Pan Gravy.

Dessert, your choice of:
Chocolate Soufflé Disaster.
Fallen Flourless Chocolate Cake and Butter Pecan Ice Cream.

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