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About David's Restaurant & Lounge

The ART of Dining! Top rated seafood and meats available on Amelia Island. Our mouthwatering menu features a wide selections of delicious entrees such as Filet Oscar, Rack of Lamb & Grilled Prime Rib Eye. On the Sea side Dover Sole, Truffle Scallops, Sea Bass & Vegetarian options. Our elegant presentation & experienced wait staff makes dining at David’s Restaurant a unique intimate. Attire: Resort casual in the dining room. Enjoy fine wines, liquors and cocktails, and relax in the lounge. Best suited for ages 5 and older.

802 Ash St
Amelia Island, FL 32034
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Dining Style:
Elegant Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood

Hours of Operation:


Dinner:

7 nights a week

Bar & Lounge opens at 5:00pm

Dining room opens at 6:00pm

Cross Street:
S. 8th St.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(904) 310-6049

Website:
http://www.ameliaislanddavids.com/

Parking Details:
Parking lot is located behind the building.

Executive Chef:
Devin Odom

Private Party Facilities:
The Private Wine Room at David’s is a luxurious setting for intimate gatherings up to 12 guests. You will be surrounded by rich mahogany and fine wines during your culinary experience. This is the perfect room to host an intimate rehearsal dinner, birthday or anniversary gathering. You will be swept away with the Old World ambience and professional service you will experience here at David’s.

The Banquet Room at David’s can accommodate up to 50 guests. It is the perfect place to host receptions, rehearsal dinners, business meetings or any evening private event. The room can be configured in many different ways in order to host your unique event just as you envision. We have created several banquet menus for you to choose from or we can tailor a custom menu to your specific needs. We are happy to help you with the details of planning your event and look forward to serving you and your guests. Contact our Manager to create the perfect event with no detail missed.

Private Party Contact:
Blane: (904) 310-6049

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Wine Dinners
Rehearsal Dinners
Wedding Receptions

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David's Restaurant & Lounge Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.8

ambience

4.8

value

4.3

Noise

Quiet

95% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Anniversaries (38)
Good for a Date (37)
Special Occasion (33)
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Romantic (31)
Quiet Conversation (22)
Creative Cuisine (20)
Fit for Foodies (20)
Good for Birthdays (19)
Notable Wine List (17)
Cozy (15)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Good for Groups (12)
Business Meals (11)
Neighborhood Gem (10)
Worth the Drive (10)
Bar Seating (9)
Happy Hour (7)
Authentic (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Casual (5)
Healthy (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Fun (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Seasonal (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Great Beer (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Tapas (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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 (Atlanta)·Dined 15 hours ago

The food was amazing !!!!!! Service was great !

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 (Jacksonville)·Dined 5 days ago

Never disappoints -- always excellent! Filet mignon was cooked exactly as requested and the salmon special along with the red bell pepper sauce was superb.

Tags: Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Savannah)·Dined 6 days ago

My wife and I visit Fernandina about three times a year and always plan on having dinner at David's. Since we live in Savannah, it's only about two hours away. On our last visit on November 17, we were celebrating my birthday and knew Davids was the place to go. We both had the filet and they were cooked to perfection and delicious. Afterwards we had a wonderful dessert and finished the evening off at the bar for after dinner drinks. Our server for the evening was Taylor, who took excellent care of us. Can't say enough good things about David's. Our "go to" place in Fernandina.

Tags: Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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food5
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Perfectly prepared seafood. Portions just right. Very professional wait staff. Quiet, comfortable room is great for romantic dinner or family event.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Patrick and all other wait staff were awesome! Great service with excellent food! Loved the Nutty Irishman coffee!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 16, 2017

We love David’s and seems like every time we eat there, it’s even better than before. Top-notch service, excellent food and wine selection make this one of our very favorites!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Our number one choice when we come to Amelia to stay at our Oceanside condo is dinner at David’s. We love the food, service and ambiance.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Authentic
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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 13, 2017

great experience. a little pricey but you get what you pay for.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

We went for my Husbands Birthday based on a recommendation from friends. They said it was amazing and it lived up to every word. We started the evening with drinks in the bar. The bartender was friendly and recommended a champagne drink that was awesome. When we went to the dining room the service was spot on. Everything was timed perfectly and the steaks would melt in your mouth. We will definitely go again!

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Reservation at 8:15, seated at 9:00. No big, staff good, food excellent! Not something I could afford often, but for a special occasion, worth the $$!

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

We were very disappointed. Long long waits for everything, including first drinks and seconds. Option to have steak "Pittsburgh" style was VERY poorly done. Restaurant was NOT over-crowded and with an eight pm seating we expected to have better food and MUCH better service. Too bad. Much too much $$$ for far too little.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 9, 2017

knowledgable staff along with great wine & food selections

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 7, 2017

We like the place, ambiance great, service great. If there was a down side it's that some of the dishes are over complicated. I like escargot with garlic and butter, they have garlic, onion, tomato sauce, cheese. You lose the snail. I know that sounds stupid but that's how I feel. That's a small thing, went there for our anniversary and will go back again

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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Amazing food, amazing atmosphere. ..perfect for a special occasion or just a romantic dinner. Can't wait to go back!

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Quite utterly disappointing.

Food barely so so, entirely too loud, and way too expensive considering the underwhelming quality.

Save your $$ and go someplace more reasonable.

This place is a wanna be that doesn’t cut it.

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·Dined on November 2, 2017

Jonathan was our outstanding server last night. He went above and beyond to make sure we were very satisfied with our experience. So many awesome items on the menu and can’t wait to go back to try some.

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·Dined on November 1, 2017

Not one bad thing about being at David’s. Wonderful meal and awesome servers taking care of us.

Tags: Cozy, Casual, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Great restaurant

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·Dined on October 27, 2017

We were in town for the Georgia/Florida Game. We had a very attentive group of servers and had a great meal! Everyone at our 7 person table enjoyed their meal. I highly recommend this restaurant!

Tags: Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Gluten Free Options, Great Beer, Cozy, Fun, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Tasting Menu, Good for Groups
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on October 22, 2017

We have never had bad meal or bad service at David’s. The “extra touches,” such as a unique wooden box to serve the homemade bread and the between courses sorbet, make this a lovely place for special occasions. I especiallyrecommend the lamb chops and crab bisque.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Everything was excellent. Soup. Beet salad. Wedge salad. Dover sole. The steak was the best. Highly recommend.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Quiet Conversation
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Delicious dinner and service was excellent! Patrick and Colby(? I think) were awesome! Also other waitstaff were attentive to our needs! This was my Daddy’s first visit to David’s after he lost his wife in July. ( my stepmother) of over 50 years! David’s was one of her most favorite dining experiences!
Oh and Daddy was so impressed that they could make a Singapore Sling! So good he had two! I was driving, of course! Thanks for a very special Dining experience for a very beloved man in my life, my 88 year old Daddy! Yes, obviously I am a daddy’s girl!

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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Beautiful restaurant and delicious food. Service extremely good and attentive. Four of us sat in a booth but they are too large to have an easy conversation. That night was especially noisy and none of us could talk over the table.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients
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food5
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Our meals were delicious and the server was attentive. The steak filets are made as requested, scallops huge and sumptuous. The atmosphere is beautiful and you can actually converse in a normal tone with the people you are with and hear them.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 14, 2017

This was not our first time to the restaurant and it is consistently great food each time we go. The service is second to none from all of the staff. We will definitely return.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Our 3rd time to this restaurant. Not dissapointed. Excellent as usual. The bread was under baked.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on October 10, 2017

Dinner and service was outstanding. The night we were there a party of 6 was very loud and rowdy which distracted from our anniversary dinner and we wished management had perhaps asked them to quiet down a bit but they did not.
The atmosphere is beautiful, food was awesome and worth the price. Best scallops I ever had!

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Anniversary dinner. Polite and attentive wait staff. Delicious steak like I haven’t had in a very long time. Grilled to my specifications. Warm bread and soft butter. Not that just out of the fridge clumps on your bread stuff. I wish they were closer to St. Augustine. I would definitely be a regular. Next time I’m in Fernandina, I will make a reservation.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Naples)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Excellent as always - Patrick was attentive and welcoming!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Great to go to a restaurant where people actually dress up! Many guys with sports coats and suits. Great ambiance and service! Food was outstanding (no demerits for getting the wrong meal served to us first!). Would definitely return.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 28, 2017

It was our last night of vacation on Amelia Island, and we couldn't have asked for a better experience. The ambiance, food , wine , service were impeccable. A treat to the palate and eyes.
It felt like an upscale NYC restaurant!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Romantic, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on September 28, 2017

The Delmonico steak was terrible and WAY overpriced! Was 44 dollars and supposed to be top 1% of all prime steaks. Not even close! Have had much better ribeyes at Longhorn and Outback for half the price!! Also was not cooked right. Ordered medium rare and half was cooked more medium and other half almost tare-tare. Steak was also less than a quarter inch thick. What a waste of money!!!

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·Dined on September 3, 2017

Davids was amazing, great service and good. It was well worth the money.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Orlando)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Food was great and service is outstanding! Truffle mashed potatoes are phenomenal.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Well worth the drive. Great food with an excellent variety of dishes. Good service with a knowledgeable wait and bar staff. A pleasing decor within a picturesque Fernandina Beach seaside town. All the right ingredients for a special dining occasion .

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on August 30, 2017

Fantastic place! Everything was terrific! Will definitely go back!

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 30, 2017

There is a lobster special on Wednesday; last Wed. was our 42d anniversary. On the menu (but not the website) there was a note that for the special, quantities are limited. Our reservation was at 7pm and already the lobster was gone. Honestly, when I used the lavatory and walked past most of the tables, I saw two lobster dinners. This was very disappointing.
If I were David's I wouldn't advertise a special with such limited quantities. The service
was very good and our server tried to make it up to us. Honestly, if we hadn't already ordered a bottle of wine, we would have left.

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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Excellent all the way around. Food, service, ambiance!! Never disappoints.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Happy Hour, Romantic, Special Occasion, Cozy
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Enjoyed a wonderful meal with friends at David's. Had visited a few times before and was satisfied but this dinner was a cut above! First rate service, delicious food (try the smoked trout caviar!) and great ambiance.

Well done, David's!

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on August 26, 2017

If you like to be "served" when you go out for dinner then you have to go to David's. The ambience of the restaurant provides a relaxed atmosphere with emphasis on excellent food and service. For a special occasion, splash out with the King Alaskan crab. The perfectly cooked and presented 8.5 lb crab was plenty for 4 hungry people or 5 smaller appetites. The wedge salad was delicious with an added touch of caramelized onions and the dover sole is another must try. Finish by breaking that diet with one of the delicious desserts. We have tried three but by far the best is the salted caramel cheesecake--superb.

Tags: Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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