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The Salty Pelican Bar & Grill

12 N Front St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4109
+1 904-277-3811
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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12 N Front St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4109
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My daughter and I took the Mayport Ferry from Jacksonville. We drove around beautiful Amelia Island to get to The Salty Pelican. The parking was a little difficult but it was worth it. We had great food and service. We were able to sit on...More

Thank Erin P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great seafood and overlooking the marina area on Amelia Island Nice bar setup also upstairs area Took the grandchildren for lunch time and had about 20 minute wait for table of 6

Thank dixiedog2015
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice views and a tasty lunch! Sat down right away and food came out very quickly. We will be back. :)

Thank laurenm1202
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a laid back place, nice bay front location. We had the Tuna BLT and the Fish Tacos. Also Grilled Fish of the Day sandwich. I can't remember what the fish was, but the bottom bun was so soggy, it was gross. Typical fries...More

Thank lovestravel2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s always fun & a crowded atmosphere. We like to sit upstairs where there’s a bar, tables & view of the harbor. The fried shrimp poor boy sandwich is excellent, along with other fish specialties. Best to go early for a seat.

Thank WendySP2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me start by saying I’m from New York City originally. I consider myself a good judge of really great food! Yes, I’m critical. I have great food to compare all of the restaurants to coming from that area. We arrived at 5 PM and...More

Thank Sunshine3333333
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit was great! Second one was just ok. The plates for the entree were dirty, food was ok not that wow. The loaded potato spring rolls are always good! The customer service can improve.

Thank Heidi R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After coming here exactly one year ago for my husbands birthday we loved the food and were looking forward to it again this year but we were extremely disappointed with the food and drinks. First of all cocktails seemed to have a minimum of spirits...More

Thank Carol J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great restaurant with a great old Florida feel. Food and service were both outstanding. Located downtown Fernandina.

Thank StevenRex
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food. Great sunset view! Right on the water. Recommend getting there soon enough to do the upper deck bar seating for best views.

Thank MPBE76
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Bob H
15 October 2017|
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Response from Larry R | Reviewed this property |
No, thank you.
3 July 2017|
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Response from hdmrdon | Reviewed this property |
No dogs, only personal assist animals are allowed I was told.
3 July 2017|
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Response from Milinda_Georgia | Reviewed this property |
Yes,we saw several dogs being walked through the down stairs bar area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 N Front St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4109
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-277-3811
A great place for Lunch and Dinner overlooking the Amelia River and a sunset view every night!
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