Oceanside at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort

3.9
272 reviews
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$30 and under
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Caribbean
Offering views of the Atlantic Ocean and overlooking a multi-tiered poolscape, Oceanside is flip-flop friendly and known for its Floribbean cuisine, ice cold beer, and frozen tropical drinks. At night, the culinary team fires up the grill for a selection of fresh fish, steaks, and local specialties. Dine on scrumptious fish tacos or cut into a tender filet while enjoying the fresh ocean breeze on the open air deck. Designed to make the most of pool and beachside dining, Oceanside's menu focuses on fresh simplicity with a mix of Florida and Caribbean flavors. From ice cold draft beers and frozen tropical drinks to poolside snacks and grilled seafood delicacies, Oceanside has something for the entire family.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Caribbean
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm; Dinner Nightly: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(904) 491-4113
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Todd Ruiz
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
Three level garage located on property.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Wheelchair Access
What 272 People Are Saying
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3.9
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64% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Jacksonville
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 3

Bring your umbrella if it rains, there is no covered walkway to get to/from the restaurant.

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b
Charleston
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful experience to try something different on Thanksgiving. Great food and service!

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OT
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 2

Poor quality food for the price

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BC
Jacksonville
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed everything except the drinks were watered down a lot and you couldn't taste the alcohol in the drinks we bought

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a
London
6 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Good food with excellent service but it was very quiet so not sure what it would be like on a busy night. The staff were very friendly- it was raining so they got us some towels to hide under as we dashed back to the hotel, which was much appreciated

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MC
Jacksonville
16 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waiter Justin was fantastic, the food was delicious, and the area was beautiful!! We were offered to sit outside at a table for 6, but we were only 2, and are not inconsiderate people. We did not want to take up a big table. Inside was beautiful and relaxing!

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WS
Des Moines
5 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We ate inside and noise level is high. Seasoned fries are excellent as was the service.

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G
Atlanta
19 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ambience by the ocean was great to hear the surf. Wee bit windy but comfortable. Pretty crowded but still able to hold a conversation much better than inside most restaurants.
Service was very good with friendly staff from Jamaica who were attentive and conversational.
Food was very good but a bit slow coming from the kitchen. Good value for the quality and size of the portions.

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DH
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Beautiful surroundings with great drinks. The food and value was fair. Service was excellent very attentive,

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DC
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 2

Very basic, just a cafe, the whole Omni Plantation is over-hyped

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l
Birmingham
33 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We had a great dinner at Oceanside during our visit to the Omni resort in Amelia Island. The food was very good and the service was excellent.

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DS
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Very pricey, ordinary food. It took 10 minutes to get through the gate, even though we had reservations.
$ 78.27 for two drinks and two appetizers plus $13.00 parking, won't be coming back. And we are local.

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AG
Jacksonville
15 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We live on the Amelia Island Plantation, so the Omni is close to our home. Even with all the other great restaurants in Fernandina Beach, the Omni's Oceanside Grill is always my go-to favorite place for a special birthday or anniversary or just to take out-of-town visitors whenever the weather is warm and nice. It couldn't provide a better setting with the lovely ocean view. The food and service are always top flight.

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S
New Orleans
6 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 1

This is a glorified poolside cafe. So misleading when you read the menu and look at the online pictures of the space. I was so disappointed because we were celebrating a special birthday. The calamari app seemed like frozen food. And I ordered a $32 filet at a poolside “ restaurant” and I could have made it better at home. The people eating just outside in their bathing suits had the same menus.

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HK
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 1

We didn't know what this restaurant was but thought it was a bit more elegant according to the menu. We assumed with such a nice menu that the place would be fancier. The dining was all outside and there were no tables available for us so we sat and ate inside but the entire time we dined we were alone in the dining room. Felt more cafeteria like. Service was spotty. The biggest bummer of the night was when he dining staff started cleaning and prepping the tables for the next day!! It was obnoxious and loud and make us feel unwelcome.

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SM
Jacksonville
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

food had good flavor . A little pricey for the type of food, Oyster Rockefeller was tasty but only 4 Oysters. Ala carte

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KS
Detroit
4 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 2

Very limited menu. Not tolerant of food allergies. Had to eat elsewhere.

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A
Savannah
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Vacation lunch

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r
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

omni planation is outstanding and all the restaurants are great!!!!

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T
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 4

We went to Oceanside for our anniversary. The lobster was not fresh and was obviously previously frozen. It had no flavor, dry and was served without any sides or sauce even though it was the most expensive item on the table. My husband's pasta was unimpressive and bland. I ate cheese an crackers in the room because I was starving!

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JP
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 4

The food was absolutely horrible. It was a great disappointment.

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JI
Jacksonville
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 3

My filet and potatoes came out cold. I was so hungry I did not send back. The beef was a fine cut but because cold it ruined it. It also took a long time to just get our food.
The calamari and shrimp appetizers were excellent though. Best I’ve had. Really fresh.

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LJ
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 2

It felt like we were bothering the personnel
The food was acceptable, not what I would expect from an Omni restaurant

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VM
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 1

We usually visit this restaurant once every time we are in town. This time was a struggle for the staff....long waits & different timed entrees[5 min apart & we were a party of 2]
Most tables around us were having similar trouble & their constant complaints changed the mood.
Normally a decent service, good food & a great view....I expect they will get things fixed

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LZ
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our 52nd anniversary.....and it was lovely especially Sasha. She was so accommodating without being annoyingly efficient.

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W
Indiana
4 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 2

Typical resort restaurant. Food better than average but the experience is Applebee’s level

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S
Jacksonville
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 5

Wonderful spot being oceanfront! Our waiter was nice but he had too many tables to serve so his service suffered. Food was only okay. Some things too salty or flavorless. Overpriced for not being perfect tasting.

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T
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 5

We had dinner here
Our server Kendra was outstanding!
Grilled seafood was delicious!

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OT
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was great! Service was amazing! The grilled seafood plate was delicious.

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RG
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 3

Pleasant service and nice atmosphere, but food was overpriced and nothing special. Not worth the money.

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OT
Jacksonville
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Need more seafood selections on the menu

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CL
Tampa
34 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 5

We have dined here before on vacation. It’s right on the ocean and the view is gorgeous. We were very disappointed though in their slow, inattentive service, watered down bar drinks and limited menu. It wasn’t very busy at the time, yet we had to continually ask for water and drinks. The menu was very limited with only 5 or 6 entrees and everything was very over seasoned. My family enjoyed the soup and the salad, so at least was good. We are hoping lunch is a better experience as we are here for another week.

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BG
Jacksonville
2 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Each time we visit this is our first stop fir food
Service great food excellent and price wise good
I recommend for all

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RC
Miami
17 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

Not worth the price of the dinners

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TB
Jacksonville
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service, devine food, perfect location. We (four) enjoyed different food types (Fillet to Fish) as well as dessert and drinks. Perfect blend of food, fun and service

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AR
Savannah
4 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Chef Kevin made us a delicious two-course vegan meal! The food was superb! We highly recommend Oceanside.

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TK
Orlando
4 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Good Service, Limited food selection but all very good. Service was friendly. Good views of beach. I would ask for window seat next time.

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OT
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Decent but certainly not outstanding food, which seems to me a shame, given the outstanding location and ocean views.

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JC
Orlando
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Our only complaint is that Oceanside was difficult to get to from the hotel lobby. The ramp is opposite the restaurant which not only made it a longer walk, but required navigating through guests enjoying the pool.
Our food and the service were very good and we were happy to have an additional dining choice besides breakfast and cocktails right at the hotel.

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DS
Miami
7 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We had the fish tacos and the jerk buffalo chicken wings, based on the waiter’s recommendation. He was very honest and said that those two items are the only things he likes on the menu. Both dishes were very good and we enjoyed them. Enjoying our meal on the ocean was lovely, and the service was very good.

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