A Few Great Places to Get a Thanksgiving Dinner on Amelia Island

Amelia Island is the ideal destination for a relaxing family getaway, especially during the holidays. This area truly comes alive once the weather starts to cool. You’ll still be able to enjoy tons of fun outdoor activities, and there are also lots of exciting indoor attractions to let you discover the history and culture of the area. If you’re visiting Amelia Island around Thanksgiving, you don’t have to give up your traditional holiday meal. Here are a few popular restaurants open for Thanksgiving near our Amelia Island vacation rentals.

The Pointe Restaurant at Elizabeth Pointe

The Pointe at Elizabeth Pointe Inn || Amelia Vacations

Elizabeth Pointe is actually an inn, but you do not need to be a guest there to enjoy their dining room. The Pointe Restaurant is an exquisite destination for any meal of the day, which you can enjoy on the wraparound porch while watching the waves roll in. On the menu, you’ll find a little bit of everything, from delicious sandwiches like roast beef or chicken salad to seafood entrees like grilled Mahi or shrimp scampi.

For Thanksgiving, The Point Restaurante offers mouth-watering traditional selections like roast turkey, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie for dessert. Come dine on a decadent Thanksgiving meal while enjoying the company of your friends and family and the view of the stunning water.

Elizabeth Pointe is located at 98 South Fletcher Avenue in Fernandina Beach, only about a 10-minute drive away from our vacation rentals on Amelia Island. Please call 904-277-4851 to reserve a table for Thanksgiving dinner.

The Sandbar & Kitchen

Meal from The Sandbar & Kitchen || Amelia Vacations

This oceanfront restaurant is one of the favorite dining spots of locals and visitors alike. Stop in to find a casual atmosphere and truly unique dishes made with only the freshest ingredients. Once you’re done with your meal, you can step right out into the water, or you can stay inside to enjoy a selection from their beer or wine menu.

2019 will be the third year The Sandbar is offering Thanksgiving dinner. You’ll find all your favorite sides, mains, and desserts. Come experience delicious prime rib, roast turkey, cranberry relish, mashed potatoes, and of course, a delicious pumpkin or apple pie. The possibilities are endless, and the atmosphere is warm and welcoming.

The Sandbar is located at 2910 Atlantic Avenue in Fernandina Beach. There are four seating times for the Thanksgiving buffet: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4 p.m., and 6 p.m. Call 904-310-3648 to make a reservation.

David’s Restaurant and Lounge

Filet Mignon meal from David's Restaurant & Lounge

David’s Restaurant and Lounge presents an intimate dining experience that has charmed the Amelia Island locals for years. Come taste what The News Leader has named the best of the best steaks in all of Nassau County! Their menu is full of sophisticated options that make the most of the fresh seafood and produce of the area.

Their Thanksgiving menu is not one to be missed. Choose the first course of Thanksgiving salad or shrimp cocktail, select traditional turkey dinner or go unique with fresh Mediterranean ravioli for your main, and finish off with cheesecake, apple crumb pie a la mode, or flourless chocolate torte. This is just a sampling of the mouth-watering selections that will be available on Thanksgiving.

David’s Restaurant and Lounge is located at 802 Ash Street on Amelia Island. Thanksgiving dinner will be served on the holiday from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. at $80 per person. Call 904-310-6049 to make a reservation. The dress code is resort casual.

Each of these enticing restaurants will provide the ultimate Thanksgiving dinner for you and your family while you are visiting Amelia Island. Once you finish your dinner, you can spend the rest of the evening gearing up for Black Friday shopping or wandering the town to discover what makes Amelia Island special

If you’re just wanting to relax and take a nap after all that food, return to your Amelia Island rental to spend some quality time with your family in our cozy accommodations. Come enjoy the great Amelia Island upcoming events near the comfort of your rental. For more information on spending Thanksgiving in Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island, contact us today!