Group of friends at a bar at night.

A Foodie’s Guide to the Best Amelia Island Food Tours

What’s on your Amelia Island itinerary? You may think you have your bases covered with a trip to the beach and an eco-tour, but wait – there’s more! Complete your trip with one of these Amelia Island downtown tasting tours. Our food tours feature booze and bites from the best restaurants and bars in the area!  

When you’re ready to start planning your foodie getaway, request our free Amelia Island Vacation Guide. This planning tool contains local insight into the best things to do in our area, including more of our favorite restaurants, wineries, breweries, and more! 

Amelia Island Downtown Tasting Tours 

Cocktail Tour

Add your best cocktail dress to your packing list! The Amelia Island Downtown Cocktail Tour takes guests to four of the best bars on Amelia Island. When you arrive at each bar, the bartender will give you a brief overview of the bar’s history. Then, it’s time to start shakin’! This tour is an excellent activity for an anniversary or birthday trip; however, you don’t need to be celebrating a special occasion to book this tour! 

Colorful cocktails

Booze & Bites Tasting Tour 

Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach features some fantastic restaurants and bars. Enjoy the best of both worlds with the Booze & Bites Tasting Tour! This 2.5-hour tour stops at two restaurants and two bars in the downtown district. It’s an excellent choice for an unforgettable date night! 

Build-Your-Own Amelia Island Tasting Tour 

Do you have specific restaurants or bars in mind that you’d like to visit? Create your own Amelia Island tasting tour by mixing and matching our food and beverage recommendations! 


There’s an abundance of restaurants in downtown Fernandina Beach, but we have our favorites! Whether you’re craving hardy seafood, savory Italian, or a yummy breakfast, you’ll have no problem finding it in our beautiful historic district.  

Do you want a $50 gift card to one of our partner restaurants? Add the Romantic Getaway package onto your reservation at the Addison to receive a gift certificate towards dinner at Burlingame, David’s, Espana, or Joe’s 2nd Street Bistro. 

Table in restaurant

Here are seven of our favorite Fernandina Beach restaurants!


What’s your drink of choice while on vacation? If you’re a beer enthusiast, you’ll love our area’s breweries! The breweries on Amelia Island are unmatched when it comes to great-tasting brews and unforgettable ambiance.   

Here are three of the best breweries on Amelia Island

Wine Bars

Bar Zin

Located in Fernandina Beach, Bar Zin is a wine bar that offers an extensive list of wines from all over the world. The knowledgeable staff is always willing to help you find the perfect wine for your taste. Menu items include small plates such as charcuterie, cheese, and olives. This wine bar is sure to provide a refined yet relaxed experience. Come sip on a glass of wine and sample some delicious local cuisine!

Wine bar

PJD’s Beer & Wine Garden

Enjoy live entertainment and a relaxing atmosphere at PJD’s Beer & Wine Garden! This local spot is known for great drinks, lush greenery, and a fun vibe! Come here and experience some of the best nightlife on Amelia Island! You’re sure to meet locals and have plenty of laughs!

Stay at The Addison on Amelia Island 

Which of these Amelia Island downtown tasting tours will you attend? You won’t be disappointed in Amelia Island’s local cuisine no matter which food tour you choose! Enjoy more Florida-fresh flavors when you stay at the Addison on Amelia Island.

Plated Breakfast at The Addison on Amelia Island

 Our bed and breakfast in Fernandina Beach, FL, offers complimentary, gourmet breakfast and happy hour each day of your stay! Our innkeepers love to cook and are always searching for new dishes to surprise and delight the palate.   

For even more delicious dining options, browse our top local seafood restaurants and the over best restaurants on Amelia Island!

Ready to book your stay at the Addison? Explore our rooms to get started!