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“Not sure if we like the changes” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Beef O'Brady's - CLOSED

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Beef O'Brady's
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Fernandina Beach, Florida
Level Contributor
72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Not sure if we like the changes”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2013

We have eaten at Beefs perhaps 50 times or more.
Only once under the new ownership.
Under the previous ownership the food was always good and excellently priced.
The place needed to be updated but we find it a little stark now. My son likes the decor better so maybe it is an age thing.
Luckily Kim and Dana are still there (they are both absolutely excellent) so we will visit from time to time and see how it goes.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank Carlos B
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Fernandina Beach, Florida, Usa
Level Contributor
124 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Good family fare”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2012

Love their "Cheeseburger Wrap". Understand the ownership has changed and have not been there since this happened. It is [was] a sports bar, so can get a bit noisy. Think they may start serving breakfast.

Visited November 2012
Helpful?
Thank flyplayne
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Amelia Island, Florida
Level Contributor
72 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“New Management, Renovations and Poor Service/Food........”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2012

This has consistenly been one of our favorite spots to visit from time to time over the years that they have been here on Amelia Island. However, we read recently that new owners/managers had taken over and that it had been renovated. We visited recently for lunch and were really disappointed. We both ordered Angus burgers and fries. Our server promptly brought our iced teas to us but never came back to check until the food was ready. We sat for a long time with empty glasses and no one noticing. They were not very busy so that wasn't the problem. Finally the food arrived and my husband's order was wrong. His burger was also extemely greasy. The fries were unimpressive. The renovations have updated the TVs to flat screens and there are many of them so it was much nicer although the carpet is still worn and there are now no sports pictures or memorabilia on the walls. There was no mirror in the men's bath which was odd. Maybe they are not finished renovating? Our biggest concern was the service being so inattentive which is not how it used to be at this restaurant. Not sure if it is the management changes or if we just got them on a bad day but we were really disappointed. Not sure we'd recommend a visit right now based on our recent experience.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank BnG85
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
Level Contributor
35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“What it is supposed to be”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2012

You know? Beef O’ Brady in my opinion is an overlooked brand.

Sometimes we scratch our head for a lunch or a snack and go through a bunch of restaurants names we like but nothing strikes us until we think of Beef O’ Brady. Of course it’s not five-star food, but, it surely is NOT a dive. Yeah . . . the restrooms could use better maintenance, but the place is clean, simple, well kept, friendly, and the food is always what it is supposed to be!

Wanna greasy burger? Have it! Wanna the awesome Blackened Fish Salad? Have it. The beer is plenty, it is VERY family and group friendly, all the TVs work and the owner is almost always there.

Not sure where to go or what to have . . . outside regular hours? It is a Beef O’ Brady trip for me!

Visited April 2012
Helpful?
1 Thank Bernard M
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Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
162 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Good food, a little noisy”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2012

Good family restaurant with plenty of tv screens. Menu selection was good and prices very reasonable. Food was very good, service was good. Being a family restaurant it was a little noisy with kids. Host checked by a couple of times.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank Ken W
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