Amelia Island is a great place to visit for a weekend getaway or even just a day trip. With its beautiful beaches and stunning scenery, it’s no wonder why so many people flock to this destination. But what makes it even more appealing is the abundance of happy hours available throughout the island. Here are five of the best happy hours on Amelia Island that you won’t want to miss out on!
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Amelia Island Happy Hours to Enjoy Downtown or on the Beach
5. The Beech Street Grill
The Beech Street Grill, has a 4-6 everyday happy hour with $2 off ALL Drafts, House Wines & Wells, and $2 off starters and handhelds. Located within The William Bell House, it was built by Captain William Bell in 1889 and was later referred to as “The Grande Dame of Beech Street.” They also have specials during the weekday like a steak and wine night on Wednesday night (all wine bottles 1/2 off) and whiskey Thursday (25% off ALL whiskey, scotch, or bourbon).
4. Amelia Tavern by AIBC
If you’re looking for a great place to grab a drink with friends, then The Tavern by Amelia Island Brewing Company (AIBC) is where you need to be. They offer $3 select beer, $1 off AIBC drafts, and $8 AIBC flights from 4-6pm Monday – Thursday.
3. Burlingame Restaurant
Burlingame Restaurant is known for bringing Chad Livingston’s modern American food to the public, but it also has a great happy hour 5:30-6:30pm with $2 off house wines, $5 draft beer, $5 sangria, and $9 classic cocktails.
2. The Principal’s Office Bar
The Principal’s Office Bar is located inside of the Amelia Schoolhouse Inn and has become one of the most popular spots on the island for locals and visitors alike. They offer daily specials like half-price drafts and everyday specials like $2 off batched cocktails.
1. Salty Pelican Bar & Grill
Salty Pelican Bar & Grill is located in Fernandina Beach and offers an amazing view of the ocean while you sip on your favorite drink or snack on some delicious food items from their menu. Their happy hour runs from 3-6pm Monday through Friday and offers deals on shots, draft beers, and wine.
Stay at The Fairbanks House
We hope you found a new favorite happy hour to try out the next time you are in Amelia Island, Florida. After a night of enjoying music, spend the rest staying at The Fairbanks House! Our historic house is relaxing, inviting, and the perfect place to stay while exploring the greater Fernandina Beach area. There’s no better destination to call your home away from home during your visit to Fernandina Beach.
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