This small, out-of-the-way, unpretentious restaurant offers delicious, affordable food with a delightful view of the water. Chowder Ted's has a good variety of appetizers, such as smoked fish spread and crackers, jalapeño peppers, and lots of onion rings. For main dishes, choose from a Pot Of Chowder, Ted's "famous" recipe with garlic bread, swamp burger, catch of the day sandwich, or Cajun shrimp.
A Downtown Fernandina Beach restaurant, España serves Portuguese and Spanish cuisines. The eatery features a lovely garden as well as enclosed patio where you can enjoy the many delicacies the menu features, complemented wonderfully by the many wines on offer. The tapas menu is long, and comprises many tasty appetizers like calamari a la plancha and chorizo encebollado. Tenderloin with Madeira wine, spicy grouper and shellfish casserole are a few of the past entrées featured on the menu. There are also many varieties of the popular Spanish preparation, paella.
Green Papaya offers a range of Asian food items, although the focus is on Thai cuisine. Here you can sample a plethora of savory items cooked to perfection as the chefs put in all efforts to offer dishes with the freshest ingredients. Whether you love your meals just as they are, or you'd like to kick-in a few different spices, there is something on the menu for everyone. This is a great place in North Jacksonville for a casual lunch.
Take a break from your local cuisine and indulge in delectable Japanese fare at Fuji. Located in the charming Regency neighborhood, the restaurant is known for serving the best quality meals in a casual, friendly setting. What makes this place a success is their commitment to using the choicest ingredients and freshest local produce. Don't miss out on their flavorsome sushi rolls. Other highlights on the menu include avocado salad, miso soup, seafood ankake udon, and hamachi sashimi.
Grinders is an Arlington favorite for old-fashioned American comfort fare served with a smile. For over two decades, generations of locals have been stopping by for breakfast specials like the Country Breakfast, country pork chop and eggs, buttermilk pancakes, and chopped steak and eggs. Lunch time sees regulars stopping by for classic diner fare like baked ham, NY strip steak and shrimp, and meatloaf. They also offer a kids menu for the tiny tots.
Located at the foot of Center Street at the Fernandina Harbor Marina, elegant Brett's Waterway Cafe is a local favorite, being the only restaurant with a view of the Intra coastal Waterway. Daily lunch and dinner specials are offered and the menu features a wide variety of chicken, beef and a selection of Florida fresh seafood. Thursday through Saturday, a pianist entertains and the restaurant has a full bar offering beer, wine and cocktails. Casual resort wear is the preferred dress code.
When the three sisters, namely Lynda, Michelle, Mary Jane and Áine migrated to United States, they brought the rich Irish cuisine with them and started the Culhane's Irish Pub. With such a great team of Irish owners/chefs, you are sure of the authenticity of the food served here. Dishes prepared at Culhane's are made in the traditional Irish cooking ways and there is no compromise on quality. Such is the popularity of this place, that it has even featured on national television. The fun and lively atmosphere here is simply an added bonus. So for a pleasant dining experience, a dinner at the Culhane's Irish Pub.
A lovely local cafe, The Happy Tomato Courtyard Cafè & BBQ features a lovely outdoor patio, casual atmosphere and friendly service. The menu features fresh, flavorful, homestyle fare, From delicious sandwiches with generous fillings, fresh salads and melt-in-the-mouth barbecue, its a nice spot to stop by for a midday meal. Try the Pulled Pork Sandwich with Pimento Cheese and Ribs with Mustard.