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Joe's 2nd Street Bistro

14 S 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4202
+1 904-321-2558
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (70 reviews)
“tuna martini” (30 reviews)
“shrimp and grits” (100 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
14 S 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4202
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Reviewed today via mobile

Spacious, pretentious but unpretentious restaurant. A comfortable atmosphere for fine dining. We had the grouper which had just become available, outstanding. Our other entre was the NY steak which was well presented and a wonderful piece of beef. The wine list was adequate, but seemed...More

Thank linda s
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have visited this restaurant twice now and both times loved the food and service. The first time we ordered the shrimp Mac and cheese. The waitress advised us that she gets 3 meals out of the serving so my mom and I split an...More

1  Thank cicottet58
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is amazing. The food was incredible, the service stellar. We were blessed by the owner and GM stopping by our table to “check in on our dinner party”. They are professional, gracious, and turn out a fantastic dining experience. We ate inside, and...More

2  Thank BrandonAllan11
Reviewed 6 days ago

I surprised my wife with a trip in to Joe's Bistro for our anniversery and what a night it turned out to be. We started with Maryland crab cakes and were thrilled by the quality of the app; we then moved on to the main...More

2  Thank douglas h
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Joe’s is a true culinary experience. We were a party of 7 and we all left happy. The food was delicious - I had the Prime Rib and I’m still savoring its amazing flavor. The service was top notch, we never had an empty glass,...More

2  Thank NikkoBoombastic
Reviewed 6 days ago

Have been here both times I have visited the island. Wonderful specials and great seafood. Will go here at least once every time I return.

2  Thank Holly W
Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting Fernandina Beach for 2 night and 1 day, we ate at Joe's 3 times for both lunch & dinner. Excellent food and service. The inside can get a bit loud so would recommend the courtyard which is lovely. The Manager, John couldn't have...More

2  Thank ediefiske01
Reviewed 1 week ago

So, we ate here with high expectations, It was highly recommended and looked like our kind of place. There was a nice selection of wines by the glass which was a good start. We had good salads. And then . . . I went for...More

Thank Love2roamKC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went for lunch. They were not crowded, yet we waited almost 30 mins for a burger and a grilled chicken sandwich. When my sandwich came (grilled chicken caprese), luckily I lifted the bread. There was pesto slathered all over it. It...More

1  Thank Stefanie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small portion for lunch salads- I did ask it was an appetizer Fried chicken salad was dried and cold and super small. Truly pathetic salad. Server was loud and distracting. Kids running in courtyard for entire lunch - hard to control that but don’t go...More

1  Thank Mitzme
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Lori H
11 January 2017|
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Response from happyzak | Reviewed this property |
I would phone the restaurant directly to arrange the gift. I have done this elsewhere and it works out just fine. I can't see that Joe's Bistro would be any different. Very nice gift!
2 January 2017|
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Response from happyzak | Reviewed this property |
Don't know as neither of us has a gluten problem so I would suggest phoning them directly to get your answer.
Lynda C
20 December 2016|
Response from Mari P |
We are not open Christmas Day. But we do have a few reservations left for Christmas Eve. Hope to see you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 S 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4202
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-321-2558
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Located in historic downtown Fernandina Beach, Joe's 2nd St. Bistro serves innovative cuisine in a relaxed, island atmosphere. Enjoy fresh seafood specialties in a 1900's home, or outside in a New Orleans inspired Courtyard.
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