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  • Address:
    5472 First Coast Highway
    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
    Amelia Island
  • Cuisine:
    Price: $30 and under

Horizons Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.horizonsameliaisland.com
  • Phone: (904) 321-2430
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Wednesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Continental, Seafood, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Courtney Thompson
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wine
  • Catering: We would love to help you with your catering needs both on and off premise.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: North of Lewis St
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Horizons
Located on the south end of Amelia Island. Between The Ritz-Carlton and the Amelia Island Plantation, our restaurant offers traditional continental fare with a twist.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeighborhood Gem
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Diner Reviews
  • "Even in their new, Horizon is excellent! The Sonny and Courtney create wonderful dishes; unique, full of flavor and always, always great! It continues to be our favorite place to revisit!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We were pleased to see that Horizons has not lost its touch after its recent move. For our dinners, we enjoyed the grouper -- very moist, with a pecan sauce -- more than the tuna (which was the light pink variety). But both were accompanied by the same delicious veggies. Only regret was that we did not have room for Courtney's amazing coconut bombe cake for dessert."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Our table for five liked a lot about this restaurant, with one exception - the "Pecan Crusted Grouper with Mango Chutney" was a major disappointment. Not crusted with anything, just a few whole pecans with some type of sauce poured over a thin filet of sautéed fish that we were not even sure was grouper. The three remaining entrees were fine and several appetizer's determined top-notch."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "This neighborhood gem moved to a new location but is every bit as god as when in the old location. The ambiance is even better . The signature rack of lamb is superb"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "We eat out often and have tried most of the restaurants in our area. I have to say that we had one of the best dinners we have had in a long time at this lovely restaurant. I had the flounder and my husband had salmon. Both entrees were cooked to perfection. The soufle that topped off the meal was superb. We have already made plans to return for another wonderful meal."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "I thought everything was great - especially the service - she's a gem!"
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "Never will go back because the food so so awful, pathetic pan fry filet, cioppino looked liked progreso soup with fish init. Our waitress and the hostess were so great, cheerful, engaging and fun. The bread and the people were the best part."
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "Horizons just moved to their present location and are still working out the operational kinks. The food was, as usual, outstanding."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Horizons new location is open, large AND inviting. This is becoming one of our top 3 restaurants in this area - Amelia Island, FL. We have eaten there 5 times since we moved here and every time the food was excellent - well prepared & presented, fresh & unique (not the run of the mill fare). We will continue to go back + lover getting 100 points on OT each time !"
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "Horizons is one of the great finds for any occasion dining. The food is excellent, the staff are professional and the new location is super."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "We went here for our 10 year anniversary and had a fantastic meal. They were very prompt in seating us. They have a great menu with a varied selection of entrées. The seared duck ravioli with fresh mozzarella apptizer was divine! We chose the specials and were so glad we did; his was a veal & shrimp marsala & mine was a blackened sea bass with yellow tomatoes....I knows brief and limited description isn't coming close to telling you how incredibly amazing our meal was! The creme brûlée cheesecake for dessert was one of the best I've ever had. We will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "Horizons is one of our favorite places to dine. The restaurant have recently moved to a new location and we were a little apprehensive about that. But the new place has so many great qualities about it that I think the move was for the best. The food is always outstanding, the service personal, and everyone so friendly. The outside dining isn't ready yet, but will be so pleasant when it is finished in a few weeks. By all means, give Horizons a try and you will be a regular too!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Food was very tasty. Attractive. Servie was a bit slow but its a new site so thats OK. However, very friendly which is lovley. Good looking restaurant, place for private group. Had a good time. Will definately recommend."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The food is always great at Horizons. The new location is very open and airy. And the service is always impeccable."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "I wanted to take my wife out for dinner to a location we have never been to before. Heard good things about Horizons and decided to give it a try. Food was great. The four course meal provided plenty to eat....and I eat a lot. Service was good. They could use a full bar as they only offer beer and wine. A simple liqueur selection would suffice."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Ambience of a gas station Ambitious and pricey special menu not executed well 4 courses of no flavor Bad service One and done"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Food is quite good for an everyday meal. The atmosphere lacks ambiance for a romantic dinner."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "They have recently moved into a new building. Atmosphere is good & they will soon have outdoor seating"
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "I would definetly recommand this restaurant. Just two bumps: It was too cold in there! And the service clear away just too fast - you could not relax."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "Outstanding food, loved the salmon and salad.The lobster was just perfect. Nice and friendly place. Where everybody knows your name."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "This was a wonderful experience for all of us!!! There were 7 of us --ages 6-70--- and we ALL gave it rave reviews. The hostess and wait staff all made us feel welcome and they went out of their way to accommodate the children in the group!!"
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "This longtime favorite of ours is moving to a new location and we have high expectations for the future"
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "We arrived thinking that we would just have a traditional Thanksgiving feast of turkey and all the trimmings....BUT filet and lobster were on the menu so tradition went out the window! Everything was cooked just right and the portions were too! I was very thankful that Horizon was open for us that day!"
    Dined on 11/28/2013
  • "Warm Heineken, watery bisque, fishy chopped salad. Was dissappointed in the food, and the lights were too bright. Feel like I was in a house with cheap tables and chairs. Eventhough there were only 3 tables sat, felt like we were all on top of eachother. Good servers, though."
    Dined on 12/5/2013
  • "Everything was wonderful! We left feeling completely satisfied with service Host was very welcoming, our waitress was very helpful Food was great pricing fair Thankful for Horizons"
    Dined on 11/28/2013
  • "A charming, boutique atmosphere. An Amelia Island gem. Another Open Table success!"
    Dined on 11/14/2013
  • "We were escorted upstairs and were the only ones there for a while. It was kind of lonely there for a while. Used to a bit of noise etc in most restaurants. One server was upstairs but she disappeared quite a bit so candles weren't lit, brought our bottle of wine but no opener upstairs so she had to go down again. She was very sweet but not organized. I got my meal which was sautéed snapper in champagne sauce but the fish was blackened or Cajun flavored. I liked it but strange it was not sautéed as per menu. Too much sauce it was almost like soup. Menu did not explain too well. It was delicious but should have explained it better. My husband had the steak Diane and loved it."
    Dined on 11/15/2013
  • "Horizons never lets us down ............from the very friendly staff to wonderful food,we have never been disappointed!! Souffle is a must for dessert!!!"
    Dined on 11/16/2013
  • "We wanted a "nice" place with what we knew would be excellent food.......We considered all the usual suspects there on the island; Brett's, Baxters, the Plantation, etc We settled on Horizons and were completely pleased, as usual. My wife had the citrus Flounder and I went with their ciopinno. She started with their mushroom and brie soup. Oh my goodness! It was superb. I wish it came in gallon buckets. We always recommend Horizons to our friends and will up the endorsement to "must go".."
    Dined on 11/15/2013
  • "Most enjoyable place to dine and visit with friends."
    Dined on 11/13/2013
  • "This gem is fast becoming our favorite restaurant in our home town. The food is EXCELLENT, selection is varied, service is superb. The last dinner was for an anniversary and it was delightful. We will return again & again."
    Dined on 11/6/2013
  • "Horizons is an Amelia Island Gem, Food and service is always a good experience . Can't wait to go back"
    Dined on 10/19/2013
  • "We had lunch on a Friday. I had the pulled pork wrap with apples and the soup of the day. The soup was excellent. The only possible negative about it was that it was served in a very narrow cup. The sandwich was not so great. The flavor of the pork was completely covered up by the taste of the BBQ sauce. It almost tasted like the pre-made stuff they sell in containers in the supermarket. The wrap became soggy quickly with all the sauce. The sandwich was served with sweet potato fries, which were good, but came out only slightly warm and became cold quickly. The coleslaw was cloyingly sweet with too much sauce… it was completely inedible. My friend had the open-faced BLT. Pretty, but a bit of a challenge to eat. Her fries were cold also."
    Dined on 10/18/2013
  • "We just discovered and love this charming & intimate restaurant. The food was very good - wild mushroom & brie bisque, blue snapper from Hawaii with scollops, divine sauce & el dente' green beans; cioppino (sp?) with perfectly fresh seafood and fish; the wine by the glass - outstanding selections. We will return as there were several other memorable sounding dishes on the menu."
    Dined on 10/19/2013
  • "All the items are wonderful but the "Specials" are SPECIAL !"
    Dined on 10/12/2013