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Magnolia’s Cafe

Hours of Operation: 7 AM- 2 PM Breakfast All Day Lunch Starting at 10:30 AM

1480 Sadler Rd., Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Located across the street from Publix shopping center

*Call Ahead for to-go orders.

Address: 1480 Sadler Rd., Fernandina Beach, Florida

Payment: All Major CCs
Phone: (904) 624-7062
Price: $-$$

Don Patron Mexican Grille

This Tex Mex style Grille and Cantina, opened in the Publix shopping center on Sadler Road in 2011 as one of the latest additions to the Athens, GA based franchise. Barberitos features a fresh Southwestern cuisine and focus on made-to-order meals with quick service. Veteran franchisees partners Chris Manus and Hudson Wade, who also own the Barberitos in Yulee, are also the owners of this restaurant. Both restaurants feature tacos, quesadillas, nachos and salads with ingredients delivered fresh daily. These high nutritional value meals are made fresh right-in-front-of-you. They claim no to use any added fats or preservatives and make the meals as healthy as possible. This location serves alcohol as well. Ample Parking Available.

Address: 1519 Sadler Rd Fernandina Beach Fl 32034
Phone: (904) 822-5041
Sun 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Tue 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Payment: Major CC’s
Price: $-$$

Cedar River

With its delicious seafood recipes, ample portions, and bargain prices, Cedar River may be one of the best kept secrets in the Northern Florida region. A family Tradition since 1977 – quality, delicious seafood. Not only do you get the belt-bursting helpings of fish, but you must also find room for two sides and hush puppies. One block off the beach and plenty of parking available.

Cedar River http://cedarriverseafood.com/
Address: 2728 Sadler Rd, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Hours: Su-Th 11-9, Fr-Sa 11-10
Payment: Major CC’s
Price: $
Phone: 904 491 0445

Dairy Queen

Dairy Queen, the popular ice cream/fast food burger franchise is a favorite for beach goers at Seaside Park. Inside air-conditioned seating, limited outdoor seating and drive thru. Fare is franchise standard. Lots of parking space available.

Address: 2784 Sadler Rd, Fernandina Beach, Fl 32034
Hours: Lunch and Dinner
Payment: All Major CC
Phone: (904) 321-2500
Price: $

De Nucci’s Soft Serve

Welcomed by bright Caribbean colors, in a tree shaded setting, De Nucci was built to be an ice cream parlor, Coffee Shop and Sandwich shop. The outdoor children’s playground and seating area is tree shaded, the air conditioned interior is comfortable, and the drive thru works fast and efficient. What makes De Nucci stand out on our restaurant list is a huge menu and the availability of fabulous organic burgers with a very tasty sauce, air fried french fries (no grease at all and Nathan’s Kosher Hot Dogs. Open Daily. Ample parking.

Address: 2210 Sadler Road, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Hours: Lunch, Dinner
Payment: All Major CC
Phone: 904 310 6837
Price: $

Dominos Pizza

Well known national chain of pizza take-out and delivery. This one is located on 14th Street near Club 14 Fitness. Open for lunch and dinner from 11am.

Address: 1124 S. 14th Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Hours: Su-Th 11-11, Fr-Sa 11a-12p
Payment: Major CC’s
Price: $-$$
Phone: 904 277 2200

Fancy Sushi

Japanese Grill and Sushi Bar located in a shopping center on Sadler Road. Every meal comes with a complimentary soup and salad. According to our discerning palate one of the best sushi restaurants anywhere. Newly remodeled interior. Wide variety of Japanese sushi and sashimi dishes. Air conditioned dining room and bar serving wine and beer selection.

Address: 1478 Sadler Rd. Fernandina Beach, FL
Hours: Su 12-10, Mo-Th 11-10, Fr-Sa 11-11
Payment: Major CC
Phone: 904 261 9855
Price: $$

East Nine Bar & Grill


East Nine Bar & Grill is the restaurant in the clubhouse overlooking the Fernandina Beach Municipal Golf Course. They serve breakfast and lunch daily and dinner on the weekends; the room is available for weddings and special events.

Address: 2800 Bill Melton Rd, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Hours: Daily 7am – 7pm
Payment: All Major CC
Phone: (904) 310-3175
Price: $-$$

Hana Sushi

Sushi Bar and Restaurant in the Publix Shopping Mall. Very Tokyo like atmosphere inside. Open for lunch and dinner. Wide variety of Sushi art and Japanese dishes. Very attractive interior even though the restaurant is located in a strip mall. Full bar. Casual atmosphere with lots of parking available.

Address: 1930 S 14th St. Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Payment: Major CC
Price: $$
Phone: (904) 277-8838

Jersey Mike’s Subs

Jersey Mike’s Subs opened right next door to the Fedex Store on Sadler Road. The franchise started way back in 1956 in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, and has since built a solid reputation for freshness and consistent quality. Representing the famous Jersey Shore and the authentic origin of the sub sandwich, Jersey Mike’s Subs are now across the USA.

Address: 1464 Sadler Rd., Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Phone: (904) 556-7527
Hours: Sun – Sat: 10am – 9pm

Jimmy Johns

Freaky Fast! Freaky is a way of lige at Jimmy Johns, they are freaks about fresh bread, meats, and veggies. They are obsessed with things normal people don’t even think about… and if that makes ’em freaks, then, freak-yeah; they’re freaks! Sandwich delivery shop.

Address: 1521 Sadler Rd., Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Phone: (904) 775-5091
Hours: Sun – Sat: 10am – 9pm


Lucky Wok

Chinese take out. A few tables for dining but mostly call in, take out or delivery. Very wide selection. Excellent service. Lots of parking space available.

Address: 2114 Sadler Square, Fernandina Beach, Fl
Hours: Mon.-Thurs.: 11:00am-10:00pm, Fri.-Sat.: 11:00am-11:00pm, Sunday: 12 noon-10:00pm
Payment: Major CC’s
Phone: (904) 261-2555
Price: $-$$

Moon River Pizza

Pizza, salads, beer, and wine. Moon River is a favorite of locals and local sports teams. On the corner of Jasmine and 14th in a tiny strip mall. Locally recommended for their Italian dishes and pizzas. Beer and Wine comes in a limited selection.

Address; 925 S. 14th Street, Fernandina Beach, Fl. 32034
Hours: Monday – Saturday: 11am. – 10pm, Closed on Sunday
Payment: Cash only
Price: $$

Ms. Carolyn’s

Ms. Carolyn and her son KP have teamed up (once again) to bring breakfast and lunch from their well known historic location on Sadler Rd. Open for American style breakfast, lunch and Desserts; they offer lots of tasty specials and favorites. Ms. Carolyn’s offers a wide variety of dishes ranging from fresh local seafood, home made pancakes, and quiche. Enjoy the freshness and taste of good home cooking.

Address: 2120 Sadler Rd Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Hours: Tue – Sat 7am to 3pm, Sunday 8 am – 2pm, Monday: Closed
Payment: Major CC
Price: $$
Phone: (904) 261-6277

Mustard Seed Café

An organic eatery and juice bar, The Mustard Seed Café is located inside Nassau Health Foods. Menu items are guaranteed free of pesticides, growth hormones, artificial preservatives, and genetically-modified ingredients. Be prepared to enjoy some real unprocessed food groups. Their Hummus and Chicken Salad sandwiches are fabulous. Open for lunch. Ample parking.

Address: 833 T. J.Courson Rd, Fernandina Beach, Fl 32034
Hours: Mon – Sat 8am -3:30pm
Payment: All Major CCs
Phone: (904) 277 3141
Price: $$

Sliders Seaside Grill

Beachside dining at Seaside Park beach. Children’s playground and a full bar! Sandwiches, oysters, fried seafood baskets, seafood and steaks. Live music often, oceanfront Tiki bar, private party rooms are available. Large menu and children friendly.

Address: 1998 S. Fletcher Ave,Fernandina Beach, Fl.
Hours: Monday-Thursday and Sunday: 11am to 10pm • Friday & Saturday: 11am to 11pm
Payment: Major CC
Phone: (904) 277-6652
Price: $-$$


Starbucks offers some of the world’s finest fresh-roasted whole bean coffees. The name, inspired by Moby Dick, evoked the romance of the high seas and the seafaring tradition of the early coffee traders… a perfect fit for Fernandina Beach. They also offer a selection of premium teas, fine pastries and other delectable treats to please the taste buds. And the music you hear in the store is chosen for its artistry and appeal.

Address: 1453 Sadler Rd., Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Phone: 904-261-7758
Hours: Open daily from 5:30 AM to 9:30 PM

Big Al’s Chicken Shack

Located in Eight Flags Plaza, right next to the B&B Theaters.
The Big Al’s Chicken Shack journey started back in 2020, in the midst of the pandemic. Realizing we all needed some good southern comfort food, as our usual options of pizza, seafood, and burgers were getting old. There were rumors buzzing around that a popular fried chicken franchise would be making it’s way to Amelia Island and people seemed to be looking forward to it. However, I thought, “why settle for another franchise?” The gears started turning, I got the idea that one day I’d open my own fried chicken restaurant and we could do it better than a chain could.

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Saturday 11:00 – 8:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

The Loop Pizza Grill

One of several in the Greater Jacksonville area. Sort of semi fast food… you stand in line to order from a wide selection, then select seating. When your order is ready and small hand-alarm goes off for you to come pick it up at the counter. Fresh and delicious. Famous for its burgers, they also boast a full line of specialty salads and customize-able pizzas. Vegetarian Specialties. Located on the corner of Sadler Road and 14th Street.

Address: 869 Sadler Road #1 Fernandina Beach, Fl 32034
Hours: Su-Sa 11:00am-9:00pm
Payment: Major CC’s
Price: $-$$

The River Café

The River Café at the Amelia River Golf Clubhouse hosts an excellent kitchen, bar and daytime restaurant. Menu comprises mostly of simple but excellent variations of salads and sandwiches and a great weekend breakfast option. Open for breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays, and lunch Seven Days a week. The full bar is open until 5:30pm daily. Plenty of parking and meeting space is available.

Address: 4477 Buccaneer Trail, Amelia Island, FL 32034

Breakfast is served daily from 7:30am to 10:30am.

Lunch is served daily from 10:30am to 4pm

Bar & Grill hours of Operation:

 Open daily from 7:30am – 5pm

Payment: All Major CC
Phone: (904) 491-8500
Price: $-$$

The Surf Restaurant and Bar

Casual beachy restaurant that has recently been remodeled. There is a dining room and open air dining available outside on a large deck across street from the beach, and a covered bar. Sandwiches, wings, lots of seafood and lobster entrees, daily specials. Full Bar. In the few colder days of winter, area heaters are making lunch and dinner comfortable. Extra parking in the back.

Address: 3199 S Fletcher Ave. Fernandina Beach, FL
Hours: Lunch and Dinner
Phone: 904 261 5711
Payment: Major CC
Price: $-$$


Townies Pizza and Deli

Townies Pizza and Deli located adjacent to the Winn Dixie parking lot on TJ Courson Road. They have an expansive menu of hand-made pizzas, deli salads, hot sandwiches, wings, and more! Bring your family along or order take-out or delivery.

Address: 819 TJ Courson Rd, Fernandina Beach, Fl. 32034
Hours: Sun – Thur 10:30 am – 11:00 pm, Fri – Sat 11:00 am – 1:00 am
Payment: All major CCs and Cash
Price: $-$$
Phone: (904) 277-4755