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Happy Tomato Cafe

7 S 3rd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4206
+1 904-321-0707
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (107 reviews)
“chicken salad” (61 reviews)
“ribs” (51 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Barbecue
7 S 3rd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4206
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service . Food is better than most in downtown. .thank you for Your solid years of great service .

Thank Dory310
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Happy Tomato is a great lunch place that doesn’t try to do too much, just great sandwiches. Turkey, chicken salad, Reuben, even great Bar-B-Q. It’s there! The set up is slightly off 3rd Street. You order inside and sit either at a couple of enclosed...More

Thank Kajunintn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Wonderful barbecue. Fall off the bones good. An array of home made fresh salads. Wonderfully nice staff and prices.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Our visits to Amelia Island either start with lunch at the Happy Tomato on arrival or end with lunch at the Happy Tomato. Sometimes, we do both. Our choices are invariably the Pulled Pork sandwich and the shrimp salad basket. The portions of each are...More

Thank Bonefish502
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Great lunch, pulled pork was really great, spare ribs had a bit more fat then I care for. The baked beans tasted like they came out of a can

Thank DonCheeks
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

There are many choices in Amelia Island for lunch and dinner. Today for lunch we tried the Happy Tomato my wife ordered the "Plain Jane" which is supposed to be fresh tomatoes and your choice of bread. I ordered "Grilled Chicken". Both dishes were served...More

Thank Robert H
Richard B, Owner at Happy Tomato Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Sorry to hear about your experience at the Happy Tomato, but as you mentioned the two sandwiches that you ordered are served cold as is all of our sandwiches in that section of the menu are. Not to mention as per Florida Department Of Health...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Great sandwiches and pasta salad. Love the atmosphere. Quick service. Wonderful location. This is where the locals go.

Thank kkriev1
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal tremendously! We read the previous reviews and saw that they had a pulled pork and pimento cheese sandwich - that was the draw. I love chicken salad and they had that was well - both were so yum!! It was a...More

Thank Sherri W
Reviewed 30 May 2017

didn't try the BBQ, but it smelled awesome. Had sandwiches to keep it simple. Nice quiet and shady courtyard to eat in.

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 22 May 2017

After our great Amelia River Cruise outing, we walked to The Happy Tomato for lunch. It is always delicious and has a great island flavor tucked away off the street. Locals love this place!! The pulled pork is to die for!

Thank AmeliaIsland2015
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Kathy C
16 August 2015|
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
As stated above, this is not at the airport, but in downtown Fernandina.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 S 3rd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4206
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-321-0707
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