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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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“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 17 May 2017

This restaurant was recommended by a staff member at the hotel we were staying at. It serves barbeque and other sandwiches. Don't like barbeque so my husband and I split a ham sandwich.

1  Thank RitaFlorida
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We stopped in for a cold beer and to sit and relax some. The staff was extremely friendly. We talked with several other people that were eating there and they said the food was excellent. Just a great environment. They even brought a bowl of...More

Thank lesliemorris1
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I try every so often to run downtown and get a West Coast Veggie sandwich with potato salad....my favorite. Others in my family love the BBQ. Cute courtyard seating if you have time but also a great take out place.

Thank Dyanne H
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, large portions, and very, very, very good service. The staff was extremely friendly, warm and welcoming! I highly recommend this establishment.

Thank Terry P
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We love having lunch in this cute courtyard. Food is on point. I usually get the pulled pork- really good! Order at the counter, choose a table and they bring your food to you. Try it!

Thank SisabelG
Reviewed 28 April 2017

I've lived on the island for a few years and have only heard good things about Happy Tomato so decided to check it out. The BBQ was very good and I was pleasantly surprised. We tried the rib platter, pulled pork sandwich and the monster...More

Thank OSUJenB
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We just happened upon this little cafe while walking and loved it. My husband had the salad plate with chicken, tuna and pimento cheese salad and I had the shrimp salad. The salad greens were fresh and crisp and the other salads were tasty and...More

Thank Phyllis J
Reviewed 18 April 2017

There is a nice outdoor dining area. Very casual and you get a lot of food for the price. I had the pulled turkey with sweet BBQ sauce. It comes with pickles and potato chips or coleslaw. It was a fast, cheap, and easy place...More

Thank juls2go
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is a great little place to stop by for lunch while strolling through historical downtown Fernandina beach . They have great sandwiches and other lunch menu options. I would eat here again .

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 12 April 2017

When I asked our charter fishing captain for a lunch recommendation, preferring barbeque, he suggested the Happy Tomato Cafe.The four of us each ordered BBQ Plates with pulled pork. ($9.95) Among us, we had all of the sides - baked beans, coleslaw, potato salad. All...More

Thank eatsoutallthetime
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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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