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“What have you done?!?”

The 801 Kitchen and Bar
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$31
Description: Local, seasonal, soulful dishes inspired by southern tradition & charm, new to the Historic District of Fernandina Beach, FL.
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Description: Local, seasonal, soulful dishes inspired by southern tradition & charm, new to the Historic District of Fernandina Beach, FL.
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

We have been going to 801 since they reopened and it has been one of our favorite “go to” places; we also do a happy hour group (8-11 peeps), and it is a group favorite. We went tonight and discovered that the menu has been changed and some of our favorites are GONE!!! WHAT? No more delicious cornbread with pecan butter? WHAT? No more short rib and grits (which by the way is featured in the photo on trip advisor)? No more pimento cheese app, and the wing recipe has changed (which many thought were the best on the island). Ugh! Did they do this because those dishes were not popular? NO (per servers)! People are upset! I’ve never seen such a slim crowd for happy hour.
Apparently this all happened because they changed chefs and wanted to use the same products as sister restaurants Downunder and Letty’s Porch.
On a positive note, the service and food were as good as ever, and we enjoyed the addition of the “groupen” sandwich (think a Reuben with fish), but we want the cornbread and ribs and grits back PLEASE!

Thank Meg B
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Had an awesome family dinner last night. Went out of their way to accommodate my special request. Service and atmosphere was fine and food was creative and excellent. I’d give them a 6+ if I could....

Thank SLKJax
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Had a fun family visit in the lounge with John Springer. Food was so so, asked for no garlic in collard greens and spinach and it was all you could taste. Fish special not so good, was overcooked however presentation was nice. Cornbread was wonderful. Service is great, very customer friendly. We love John Springer, he is our main reason to go there

Thank Ebrutscher
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Setup a dinner for 21 this past Sat night - an absolutely wonderful experience! Despite several last minute additions to the number in the party, Joel was so accommodating. We sat in a beautiful private room with Josh & Elwyn serving - both were friendly, professional, efficient. Food was fantastic - fried cheese curds, grits with short ribs, fried chicken, burger, salmon were the stand outs. Great craft cocktails. Everyone of us loved the meal and the experience. Definitely the best meal we had on Amelia - by far.

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Thank Paul D
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We recently dined here with friends for the first time and would highly recommend it. The staff was very attentive and friendly. Service was excellent. The food was amazing! We have more guests arriving in the next few days, so looking forward to taking them to The 801 Kitchen and Bar!

Thank debbyrr
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