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About Coast at The Ritz-Carlton
Modern American + Heartfully Crafted. Coast offers a fresh new taste on coastal cuisine with a seasonal menu that specializes in local seafood, steaks, fresh pasta, salads and small plates created with great passion. Relax in the invitingly casual atmosphere with an innovative coastal flair, perfect for gathering friends and family to enjoy the best things in life.
Amelia Island, FL 32034
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Saturday: 6:30pm - 11:00am, Sunday: 6:30pm - 11:30; Lunch: 11:00am - 5:30pm, Sunday: 11:30am - 5:30pm; Dinner Nightly: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Valet Parking
Chef Niko Anagnostou
Bar Dining, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Coast at The Ritz-Carlton Ratings and Reviews
Coast is the casual dining option at the Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island Resort. Technically hotel food.
We had two meals there. Dinner one evening and breakfast the next morning. For dinner my wife had their Scallop dish. I had the Shrimp Scampi. We found both to be fresh and very well prepared. At breakfast, my wife had short ribs and grits and I had a more routine egg/sausage/ hash brown breakfast. Again very well done. The rib/grits meal was particularly enjoyed by the wife for its flavor
and overall appeal. I found the hash browns (more casserole-ish than fried) to be really outstanding.
I'd sum up my review of Coast to be well prepared foods with attentive service in a very nice atmosphere. Prices are a bit high, but consider your location.
I'd dine there again without hesitation and recommend Coast highly.
We were here for a few days and tried most everything and it was all good! The lobster rolls are delicious! We ordered them twice. You may not be inclined to order a burger at Coast because of all the seafood options.....but believe me when I say, BEST BURGER I'VE EVER HAD.
The Coast was a great alternative to "fine dining" as we had just deplaned and were touring the Amelia Island area. Were seated right away with no reservations (on a Friday evening!) and the red snapper special was great. Portion size was such that we (light-eaters) should have shared the meal - although we did share the dessert. I must say the dessert was not "worth the calories" to us - but the wine selection more than made up for it. Would absolutely recommend this restaurant, and would re-visit if we're back near the Ritz-Carlton at dinner-time.
Overall a very good experience. However, even after three reminders from open table, the Ritz called right during Easter morning services to confirm reservation.... really. It was annoying. The menu is limited but was very good. We very much enjoyed the seafood chowder, and the veggie burger. Pastrami was ok. Excellent venue, but pricey.
Although we had been expecting the customary Easter brunch, that was not served. However, the restaurant called in advance and told us that it would be the regular lunch menu and gave us the option to cancel. We have had the lunch menu and were perfectly happy to take our out of town guests to that.
As always with the Ritz, service and food were superb. It was a little noisy, but we had chosen to eat outdoors so accepted that.
We visited Coast last night (not staying at the resort) and were generally disappointed. The staff was lovely, as always - but service was slow and the fresh catch special was not special at all.
My husband and I both ordered the Mediterranean kale salad and fresh catch of the day (grilled grouper) with yellow jasmine rice. The salad was delicious - beautifully presented with fresh, flavorful ingredients. The entree, however, is where things fell apart. While it was nicely presented and tasted okay, the rice was cooked to mush (it wasn't risotto) and the fish was just odd. I'm guessing they ran out of fresh and substituted frozen because it was spongy and tough. We've had lots of fresh grouper but it's the first time we've ever had to cut it with a knife. It was really unappealing, and coupled with extraordinarily overpriced wine ($64 for a bottle of Meomi that we get for $17.99 at our local Kroger) we were turned off.
We probably should have mentioned it, but they were so busy that the manager never stopped by and our server was already frazzled - and we had already been there for an hour and a half so we just left.
Overall, if you're not staying at the hotel don't bother with Coast - there's much better fresh seafood on the island.
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