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Espana Restaurant & Tapas
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Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 0 - US$ 30
Cuisines: Portuguese, Spanish
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Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Centre Street
Description: The traditional flavors of Spain and Portugal are highlighted in all our dishes here in the heart of historic Fernandina Beach. Sip on homemade Sangria or enjoy a glass of wine from a list of hand picked selections (International and Californian). Choose from a menu of hot and cold tapas, "just caught" fish or meat entrees including the national dish of Spain, Paella. You can choose to dine in our cozy main dining room, bright enclosed patio dining room or lush garden dining area which is open generally Thursday - Sunday and weather permitting :) Chef Roberto is a second generation restaurateur, with over 28 years experience. He endeavors to make your evening a memorable one by bringing both his own family recipes, and inspiration from trips to Spain and Portugal for you to savor and enjoy. Family owned and operated since 2004. The Original on Amelia Island!
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very tasty tapas. We had the papas bravas, gambas al ajillo and Champinones a la Espana. All were excellent. Very busy inside and dark. A little hard to read the menu but it made for nice ambiance. Bread basket was delicious too. Service was a little slow because it was so busy but the waiter was very nice and professional once he got to us. I would definitely go back. Very nice restaurant with a lot of items on the menu.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my wife out for a last minute, Monday night dinner. Pulled up to a packed house but they were still able to seat us right away. Thank you Jesus! OK ... bread & butter was good, salad was outstanding, dinners - especially my spicy snapper was perfect. Flan for desert was just as good. Amelia Island is not a place I will frequent but when I return, Espana will be on the agenda.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our best place to dine on the Island. Paella is a favorite! Excellent food, service and ambience. Certainly our 1st choice when eating out. Its all just done right.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The only reason I didn’t give this place 5 stars is the host. The restaurant was recommended by our hotel the Ritz Carlton Amelia. Food was amazing, which probably made up for the questionable host. We arrived around 6:00 pm. We didn’t have a reservation but considering the island seemed quiet we didn’t think we needed one. We were told there they could get us seating at the bar, we could get seating at a table but would have to be rushed and be out by 7:00 pm. Although half the dining room was empty. Never heard of such a thing at a restaurant before. We took the seating at the bar. We thoroughly enjoyed the food and the shrimp curry was to die for. We were done by 7:30pm. The whole restaurant was empty. At no point was this restaurant full to capacity. Why we were told we had to rush and be out by 7, I have no idea. Other than that food was good and atmosphere was great.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The paella was particularly delicious, especially the shrimp! Amazing flavor and piping hot throughout the meal. We also enjoyed the tapas. A great place for dinner!

Thank Debbi F
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