Amelia Island's delectable restaurant landscape keeps expanding. Here are (in alphabetical order) some new arrivals from the past year that you definitely want to sample or return to in 2019.
ALOHA BAGEL & DELI
Colorful and cheerful spot featuring bagel and deli sandwiches and salads for breakfast and lunch.
Fan favorite: Eggel Bagel egg and bagel sandwiches
432 South 8th Street
DIANA’S FAMILY BAKERY
A veteran-owned family bakery near Central Park and Downtown serving delicious artisan breads and pastries.
Fan favorite: Cinnamon rolls
Wed-Fri 8a-5:30p, Sat-Sun 8a-2p,Closed Mon & Tues
1014 Atlantic Ave.
Cooking up “A Little Something Extra,” this new south-end restaurant offers Southern cuisine with strong influences from cities like Charleston, New Orleans and Savannah.
Fan favorite: Catfish
Mon-Sat 11a-3p, Mon-Sun 5p-10p, Sun 10a-3p
4810 First Coast, Highway Suite 5
NEW ORLEANS DINER
Centrally located, this new diner brings Cajun flavors, diner favorites, and Big Easy classic dishes to Amelia Island.
Fan favorite: Shrimp Po'Boy
Open daily 7a-2p
1120 South 14th Street
Set on the south end of Amelia Island (with a cocktail and coffee bar and wine room) presents medley of southern flavors
Fan favorite: Peanut hummus
Mon Closed, Tue-Fri 11a-2:30p & 5p-9p, Sat 4p-10p, Sun 10:30a-3:30p
1408 Lewis St.
POZZI COFFEE & WINE BAR
A unique coffee and wine bar experience in downtown Fernandina, a new “Old World” style restaurant that is an Espresso bar and café by day and a restaurant and wine bar by night.
Mon - Tues: Closed, Wednesday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Thur - Sat: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm, Sunday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fan favorite: French onion soup (served in an onion)
300 Ash Street
SALT LIFE FOOD SHACK
The island’s newest beach bar with great dishes and cool drinks in an open-air, casual space with rooftop bar.
Sun-Thu 11a-11p, Fri-Sat 11a-12a
17 N. Fletcher Ave.
STORY & SONG BOOKSTORE BISTRO
A new indie bookstore bistro where you can shop for books, sip delicious co ee, signature wine or craft beer, and pick up a unique greeting card or gift.
Fan favorite: Quiche plate of the day
Mon-Sat 9a-2p, Sat-Sun 10a-2p
1430 Park Avenue
Serving up Asian street food with authentic Asian family recipes, noodle bowls, baos, and more in a lively atmosphere.
Fan Favorite: Fried chicken Bao
Dinner: Mon-Sat 4p-9p, Happy Hour: Mon-Thu 4p-6p
232 N 2nd St.