Fodor's Expert Review Gilbert's Underground Kitchen

$$ Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach American

Editor's Note: This location is no longer in operation.

Celebrity chef Kenny Gilbert opened this eclectic Fernandina Beach eatery after a stint on "Top Chef" brought him national fame. The menu is laden with authentic Old South recipes prepared with skill and flair and often with an individual twist. Meat lovers can satisfy their dreams with the sampler of pulled pork, smoked pulled turkey drumsticks, alligator ribs, pork spare ribs, homemade sausage, jerk chicken drumsticks, and beef brisket two ways, all offered with a half-dozen sauce choices. Lunch includes sandwiches, Brunswick stew, brussels sprouts coleslaw, and Gilbert's mom's potato salad. Just south of downtown, the restaurant is easily recognized by the flock of meat smokers parked outside.
American Casual Lunch Dinner Quick Bite Barbecue $$ Family

Quick Facts

510 S. 8th St.
Fernandina Beach, Florida  32034, USA

904-310–6374

www.undergroundkitchen.co

Known For:
  • A wide variety of smoked meats
  • Gator ribs
  • Brunswick stew
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Sun

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