Northeast Coast Restaurants

Verandah Restaurant

  • 142 Raquet Park Dr. Map It
  • Amelia Island
  • Seafood

Known for

  • She-crab soup in season
  • Mayport shrimp and clams
  • Excellent service

Published 07/06/2017

Fodor's Review

Although it's at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, this family-friendly restaurant is open to nonresort guests, many of whom drive in from Jacksonville. The dining room has a casual vibe, with plush, roomy booths and tables overlooking the tennis courts, but the menu is all business, with a focus on Southern and local food. Start with the crab cake—nearly 100% blue crab—or deviled eggs topped with pecanwood smoked bacon. Fresh seafood entrées are a highlight, including the Florida fish muddle (fresh catch with Mayport shrimp and clams) and line-caught pink snapper with Cohen Farm's pecans and local strawberries. And if you luck out and find she-crab soup on the menu (it's seasonal and not always available), order yourself the biggest bowl or bucket they have. If it isn't she-crab season, go for the Low Country Oyster Chowder.

Restaurant Information

Address:

Omni Amelia Island Plantation, 142 Raquet Park Dr., Amelia Island, Florida, 32034, USA

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Phone:

904-277–5958

Restaurant Details:

  • No lunch

Published 07/06/2017

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