Dickens Dining & Drinks!

Days of holiday merriment

Kick your Bah Humbugs to the curb with Dickens Dining & Drinks — where the island’s most popular dining and drinking hot spots will offer seasonal specials or holiday-inspired food and drinks, plus the opportunity to earn cool prizes along with those great experiences.

Dining & Drinks Trail

During the month of December, the Dickens Dining & Drinks trail lets merry-makers check in at the locations and unlock prizes along the way. Sip and sup your way to sweet swag when you check in and check it out. Whether you’re looking to try a new spot or enjoying your tried and true favorite, enjoy your holiday season with Dickens Dining & Drinks.

For the month of December, earn unique prizes like the Dickens on Centre festival shirt, beanie, mug, or ornaments. These prizes are only available by earning points while enjoying seasonal holiday inspired dishes and cocktails on the trail.

Take a look at the participating restaurants, breweries and fun spots!

Arte Pizza logo

Arte Pizza

Offering:  Seasonal Cocktail – Peppermint Sangria, and Seasonal Appetizer -Bruschetta with whipped Goat Cheese, mascerated Balsamic Strawberries, and Mint.

Crab Trap logo

The Crab Trap

Offering: Frosted Cranberry Mule Cocktail, Oysters Casino, and Chopped King Crab Cocktail

Davids logo

David’s Restaurant & Lounge

Offering: Special Appetizer and Christmas Cocktail

Decantery logo

The Decantery

Offering: Hot Buttered Rum

DuckPinz logo

Duck Pinz

Offering: Jingle Juice – Vodka, cranberry, Prosecco, and rosemary cocktail

Hammerhead Beach Bar logo

Hammerhead Beach Bar

Offering: Fire Cider – Fireball, Apple Cider, Cinnamon Stick, with crushed Hot Candy Rim

Haufbrau logo

Haufbrau Amelia

Offering: Gluhwein (warm mulled wine) plus Weinerschnitzel Dinner (pretzel bread encrusted veal cutlet, red cabbage, mashed potatoes with mushroom gravy)



Offering: Braised du Jour – slow cooked, fall-off-the-bone choice of meat of the day

Marlin & Barrel

Marlin & Barrel Distillery

Offering: Scrooge’s Seasonal Cider Punch & other daily craft cocktails

Mocama Coffee

Mocama Coffee

Offering: Peppermint Mocha, Cocoa Capuccino, Sugar Cookie Latte, Butterscotch Apple Cider, Merry Mint Cold Brew, Biscotti Latte, Gingerbread Chai

Outer Banks Boil Company

Outer Banks Boil Company

Offering: Signature Seafood Boil – local shrimp, spicy andouille sausage, red bliss potatoes, sweet corn on the cob and vidalia onions.

Salt Life Food Shack

Salt Life Food Shack

Offering: Holiday Menu – Island Appetizer Sangria, Shrimp & Grits Laid Back Lemonade, Caribbean Grouper, Island Style Ribs

Salty Pelican

Salty Pelican Bar & Grill

Offering: Braised Pot Roast. Mint Julep

Sandbar Island

Sandbar Amelia Island

Offering: Apple Bourbon Chicken served with Potato Hash

Story & Song

Story & Song Bookstore Bistro

Offering: Select two for lunch – Cup of Signature Soup, Turkey Cranberry Brie Sourdough grilled Panini, Apple Walnut Salad with Dried Cranberries and Champagne Vinaigrette, Scoop of Ina’s Chicken Salad, Little Paris Bookshop Quiche Slice, and beverage

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The Tavern by AIBC

Offering: French Onion Soup in a Bread Bowl