David's Restaurant & Lounge

4.8
1990 Reviews
$31 to $50
Steakhouse

David's Restaurant is open 6 nights a week serving Prime Beef and Fresh Seafood.
Closed Tuesday's.
We are practicing distanced seating.
All serving staff is required to wear mask & gloves.
Reservations are highly recommended!

AmeliaIslandDavids.com

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1990 people are saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.9
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4.8
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4.5
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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AmeliaBob
Jacksonville
32 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and attentive service. Thank you for a wonderful experience!

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JudiE
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

David's offer of various dishes are tempting enough to try them all. The Spanish Octopus starter was the best we have ever had. The food was delicious and the service was just right. We can always count on a wonderful meal at David's! The booths are very private which make it super Covid Friendly!!

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OpenTable Diner
Jacksonville
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect, as usual.

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TomV
Charleston
7 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Lived up to its reviews. Visiting for my wife's birthday. Great meal.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great food, great service. Would like to see different dishes added to menu, to keep it exciting.

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KimG
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Scallops best main course. Caesar salad well made and option to get half size

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PixieP
Jacksonville
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If you want a special experience in every way, including feeling safe dining indoors, then this is an outstanding choice.

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BrianS
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went to David's for an anniversary celebration and experienced a perfect evening of fine food and attentive service from Ryan our waiter. The interior of the restaurant is tastefully appointed, and the food from appetizers to dessert was delicious and well presented. The staff took special effort to highlight our celebration with tasteful gestures throughout the dinner. David's is an absolute gem of a restaurant.

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vipMarilboo
Jacksonville
51 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spent my birthday at David's - again!! The ambiance, food and service were excellent! Zack took great care of us. I highly recommend David's as a place for everything from casual dining to celebrations! You won't be sorry!

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ChadR
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our best dining experiences in Fernandina! We visit often and this was our first time having dinner at David's. We will definitely be back. Great Food! Great Service! Great Atmosphere!

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OpenTable Diner
Nashville
6 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply divine! We went there for my wife’s birthday. She was made to feel so special. Vanessa was an outstanding server. And the food was just what you would expect from a five-star restaurant - outstanding! We will be back; that’s for sure. :)

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vippeblack
Atlanta
16 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The caviar service was impeccable and the food was all excellent especially the scallops, the steak very good as well.

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ShereeandTom
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Atmosphere was excellent. Patrons were spaced well due to Covid. Chilean Sea Bass was perfect, Filet Mignon was perfect, the special bone-in New York Strip was not quite as good as expected. Service was very good, server was knowledgeable and courteous.

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MichaelK
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience4

The apps we ordered were good, but the (expensive) aged ribeye was unacceptable. Especially for a high end steak restaurant. Mine was tough, but edible, but my husband's was so grisly he had to send it back. We ended up just sharing mine. The waitress was nice enough to comp our dessert, but I feel the management should have addressed it. We won't be going back.

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vipJoeH
Charleston
16 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always perfect.

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GingerD
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have eaten here several times and are never disappointed.
Excellent service
Wonderful food

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Mimi
Charleston
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

We had reservations for 3 for New Year’s Eve. Unfortunately, our daughter was not feeling well. Not wanting to leave her alone, we decided to get dinner-to-go. The staff at David’s went out of their way to make the evening easy and enjoyable!

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vipJake
Jacksonville
37 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Shawn did a great job and the food was superb as usual.

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BertV
Jacksonville
4 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a winner for an upscale dining experience in Fernandina beach. A cut above. Great lounge. Wonderful food. Excellent service with no pretense.
We have made this our go to place for close by celebrations and occasions. Just celebrated New Years Eve two nights ago. The carpaccio is great. Freshest seafood from Mayport shrimp To the grouper and Chilean sea bass. Foie gras and cold water lobster. All top notch!

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PhillipK
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was spending a week on Amelia Island, and made dinner reservations at David's for New Year's Eve. What an absolute delight! It has a beautiful interior, the noise level was low, the meals were delicious, and our server (can't recall his name) was extremely cordial.

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ChristiS
Seattle
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

New Year’s eve dinner was delicious. Felt very COVID safe with well spaced tables and all servers in masks. Beautiful unpretentious setting. My only fault was that they charged a six dollar split plate fee for a $56 steak with an $18 lobster add on. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always go to David’s since we had our rehearsal dinner there. Food and service are amazing.

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Lovegoodfood
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent evening! Great food, attentive service but not rushed in the slightest, good background music and chic decor. Turned out to be a super Christmas dinner.

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JoeR
Jacksonville
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience5

They had a lot of customers for Christmas evening, so they actually did pretty well considering the volume on a holiday evening. The atmosphere was outstanding, even though we were seated in the bar (not AT the bar, but IN the bar), which we knew beforehand would be the case. The staff were extremely friendly and attentive; the only knock would be that things were a bit slow (probably because of the many customers being served).
The food was over-herbed and too "garlicky" (it repeated on both of us through most of the following day).
The price was way too high considering comparable dining experiences.

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Seamus
New England
2 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great dinner from start to finish service was exceptional ! Will definitely be returning again.

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EmmyR
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfection, from the ambiance to the food. Our waiter Kendal was excellent. He has tge perfect demeanor. Knowledgeable and accommodating. We had the crab bisque, wedge sakad, filet oscar, salted caramel cake, creme brulee and flourless chocolate torte. Scrumptious. we stayed just next door at the Amelia Island Williams House B&B, which is one of the nicest establishments we've ever been fortunate enough to stay at. The combo made for a perfect holiday vacation. I highly recommend both!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience2

I’ll blame COVID, but was nowhere near the same experience as last year, not even offered Coffee with desert. Set menu price was too high for the return...

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vitawayne
New England
14 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Have been to David's several times and have never been disappointed.

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Juls
Baltimore
50 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I've never been disappointed in David's, and tonight was no exception. Great service from Kendall. Brie appetizer, beet salad, potato soup all wonderful. We each had different meals, all great (steak, chicken picatta, grouper special, sea bass). Portion sizes are adequate, but you're not going home with leftovers. Nice wine list, great bartender who does perfect cocktails. A go to on the island.

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BrianS
Jacksonville
3 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience5

One of the steaks that we ordered was over done. The restaurant did remove it from the bill and redid the order. The service was not as good as previous visits.

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GayleM
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was exceptional and presentation well done. Our server Shawn had excellent knowledge of the menu and was very helpful answering our questions or making suggestions. We will definitely be back especially to celebrate special occasions

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OpenTable Diner
Jacksonville
4 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful time!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything perfect

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FunDining
Jacksonville
7 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We vacation regularly on the island and always have at least one meal at David’s which we consider our favorite.

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stephens
Jacksonville
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always superb food and populated with the best trained staff in the area

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vipMaryanneS
Jacksonville
13 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were expecting a good meal, but our food and the entire experience far exceeded our expectations! The food was very well prepared and delicious, we had a very nice wine, and the service was on point. We will definitely be back in the future!

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FredR
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved it and will return Food was great, service was outstanding. Would highly recommend it to you.

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vipRobynH
Orlando
1 review
Dined on December 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect!!!! Social distancing was very important to them. Food, service, and ambiance are perfect.

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AimeeB
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on December 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently great food and service. Fish dishes are excellent, especially the king crab. Husband loves the filet. Large drink menu with many wines to choose from.

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OpenTable Diner
Jacksonville
4 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wife’s Birthday

FAQs

David's Restaurant & Lounge offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (904) 310-6049.

David's Restaurant & Lounge is rated 4.8 stars by 1990 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.