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Pepper's Mexican Grill and Cantina

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, Mexican,
530 Centre St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-3937
+1 904-277-2011
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (54 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (52 reviews)
“cheese dip” (9 reviews)
Closes in 2 min
All hours
Seafood, Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
530 Centre St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-3937
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1 - 10 of 812 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Was visiting the historic area and I had read a few reviews about this place so I decided to stop in for a quick lunch. The food was very good and the waiter was always available and helpful.

Thank jr88fanke
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good Food, Great Service, Fun Atmosphere. Visit every year during Georgia/Florida Football Weekend. How Bout them GA Dawgs. Great restaurant to kick off worlds largest outdoor cocktail party.

Thank dixiedawg58
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great service, great margaritas!! We got to sit outside and it was some of the best Mexican food we have ever had. Cliff was our waiter and was incredibly attentive and helpful. The large queso really was LARGE!!! Such a great experience and...More

Thank Kelly O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to sip some awesome margaritas while watching sports and eating great food. Love their salads! Can’t beat the tacos and burritos either!

Thank 518ATLCouple
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there for afternoon drinks and chips and guacamole. The staff did not mind that we sat there forever and was very attentive and gracious. The atmosphere was very clean and enjoyable.

Thank Felicia G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Impressed from the very beginning. Pet friendly patio. The service was quick and pleasant. The drinks were cold and right on time. The food presentation and taste were excellent!

Thank N2Malinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I eat in a lot of Mexican restaurants, and this one is a winner. Tasty food, good service, nice outdoor dining. Generous portions of very good food. I would go back, and I will try Pepper's in other locations. Go there!!

Thank 730viajera
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes! Hawaiian Quesadilla! It was so good. Maybe not “traditional” Mexican, but maybe it should be. :) The husband got a chicken chimichanga and he liked it. Rice and beans came with both and they were average. Chips were really good (and warm), salsa seemed...More

Thank matteresa
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Ordered espanadas which cost $10. Having never eaten out at a Mexican restaurant I was pleasantly surprised. The food was fresh and tasted brilliant. Complimentary tortilla chips were brought out and topped up whenever empty. Our waiter was Emilio. Emilio was very friendly and sparked...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

I'm really sad to write a negative review. I am not a typically picky person, however there wasn't many positive remarks other than the amazing outdoor patio. Went for a casual lunch, because who doesn't crave a mid-afternoon Margarita? Everything sounded good on the menu...More

Thank Audrey G
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Questions & Answers
10 December 2016|
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Response from jewels229 | Reviewed this property |
We did not have a reservation. I don't know if they take them.
Tom G
20 March 2015|
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Response from 00FoodLover063 | Reviewed this property |
Not surprised, on our visit I could see into the kitchen and some very basic hygiene standards were not being followed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 530 Centre St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-3937
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-277-2011
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Authentic mexican food, with friendly atmosphere, pet friendly, outdoor seating with great centre street view and full bar.
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