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“Love the Palace!”
Review of Palace Saloon

Palace Saloon
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St. Augustine, Florida
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77 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Love the Palace!”
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Who doesn't love a venerable 100+ year old wooden bar with a ton of character? As soon as we walked through the door, we loved this place. Bartender Johnny Miller was FANTASTIC; the drinks were poured well and he was very personable. Other patrons at the bar were friendly and engaging. We could have stayed here for hours, if it weren't for the call of good food from down the street... and the need to drive home! Next time we're in Fernandina, we'll get a room and make a night at the Palace.

Visited August 2014
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Amelia Island, Florida
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“A piece of history”
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Ahhhhhh, The Palace. Where else can you belly up to the same bar that once served swashbuckling pirates and fair maidens and be served by one of our local commissioners while he masquerades as a bartender? Yes, I am referring to the one and only Johnny Miller. Enjoy a Pirate's Punch or one of his soon to be worldwide famous Bloody Marys (if it is a Sunday). By night a variety of folks can be found enjoying adult beverages and listening to live entertainment.
A visit to Fernandina Beach is not complete without a visit to The Palace Saloon.

Visited July 2014
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Bill C, General Manager at Palace Saloon, responded to this review, 31 July 2014
Thank you for your review of The Palace Saloon. There is no shortage of history and folklore surrounding The Palace, as it is Florida's oldest continuously operating bar. We are so glad that you enjoy it as much as we do! The Sunday Bloody Mary special is not to be missed and we are happy you have had the chance to experience our bartenders' unique creations. We are looking forward to your return!
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Orange City, Florida
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51 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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“Pirate Punch Awesome”
Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

My husband and i picked up a batch of pirate punch and went on the sunset cruise. Awesome! The saloon is so relaxing, we enjoyed live music and a Bloody Mary. Great historical place.

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Winter Haven, Florida
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37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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“Bartender was most accommodating!”
Reviewed 27 July 2014

We went on a day when it was 100 degrees outside, he opened 30 minutes early. He took care of everyone, continued opening the place up while serving and being very friendly.

Visited July 2014
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Bill C, General Manager at Palace Saloon, responded to this review, 31 July 2014
Thank you for your review of The Palace Saloon. On a hot Florida summer day, nothing is quite as refreshing as a cocktail at The Palace. We are happy to hear that our bartender was so accommodating and that you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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“Johnny Miller is the " Bloody Mary " king!!!!”
Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

Love Sundays at the palace!!! The bloody Mary's are the best! Johnny Miller comes up with some great cocktails!!! Must stop by for a cocktail if in Fernandina and ask for Johnny, he will hook you up with some crazy drink!

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Bill C, General Manager at Palace Saloon, responded to this review, 31 July 2014
Thank you for stopping by and enjoying our Sunday Bloody Mary special! Every Sunday morning our bartender comes up with a different and truly unique spin on the traditional Bloody Mary. We are looking forward to your next visit and are just as excited as you to see what he comes up with next!
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