Fine Dining, Farm to Table, Cocktails & Cabanas


Our resort’s culinary focus is on elemental ingredients- transforming them through technique and seasoning. Salt offers AAA Five Diamond dining, Coast highlights local seafood, Tidewater Grill ambience is Lowcountry-inspired and Coquina samples the Amelia Island’s Eight Flags culinary heritage.

At This Hotel

An elegant dining room with floor-to-ceiling windows


The AAA 5-Diamond restaurant, Salt, pays tribute to the rich bounty of foods harvested from the ocean and marshes surrounding the hotel. Gentlemen are required to wear long pants, closed toe shoes and no hats in the dining room.
5:00 PM-9:00 PM
Coast Terrace at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island


Coast offers a fresh new taste on coastal cuisine with a seasonal menu that includes a local seafood, steaks, salads and small plates created with great passion. Offering the delicious Amelia Island breakfast buffet.
7:00 AM-11:30 AM, 11:30 AM-3:00 PM, 5:00 PM-9:00 PM
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Tidewater Grill

Tidewater Grill

Tidewater Grill presents guests an instantly-familiar, casual atmosphere for lunch, dinner, and drinks featuring a menu of American grill classics, coastal favorites, and a celebrated collection of regionally-brewed beers. Hours subject to change.
5:00 PM-10:00 PM
3:00 PM-10:00 PM
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Multiple cuisines

The Lobby Bar

Enjoy cozy chats by the fire on the terrace of The Lobby Bar, a comfortable, classic lounge with exciting specialty drinks, live music and dancing. Sushi service concludes nightly at 10 p.m.
3:00 PM-12:00 AM
3:00 PM-1:00 AM
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Smart Casual
Coquina Restaurant - Pool Seating


Set to a backdrop of ocean breezes, Coquina restaurant is an innovative, new oceanfront restaurant with cuisine focused on seafood and coastal dishes inspired by the island’s Eight Flags heritage. Open dependent on weather.
11:00 AM-9:00 PM
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Smart Casual
First Drop Coffee Shop
Coffee House

First Drop

Locally-roasted coffee, fresh juices, handcrafted smoothies and milkshakes. Carry-away small bites include sandwiches, salads, pastry and more.
7:00 AM-7:00 PM
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two women enjoying cocktails at bar on the beach

Dune Bar

Just steps from the ocean, The Dune Bar offers signature cocktails, local beers, and a casual menu. Open seasonally and weather dependent.
11:00 AM-6:00 PM
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Dining Events

Explore new culinary adventures and classic celebrations. Reserve tickets for upcoming culinary experiences.

New Culinary Adventures and Classic Celebrations

Reinventing fine dining and delighting the senses.

Amelia Island Cookout

Make your reservations for the second annual Amelia Island Cookout, an epicurean weekend with acclaimed chefs, local favorites, and talented mixologists and sommeliers. Experiences include an artful wine pairing, a lavish ocean view cookout, a mystery pop-up luncheon, and a Master Chef Dinner in Salt restaurant.

Chef Okan

Chef's Theater

Sign up for this intimate, interactive culinary adventure with resort chefs as they curate experiences that transcend the everyday. Each month, a different chef creates two entrees and dessert artfully paired with wines. Participants learn about recipes, techniques, ingredients, and the history of various cuisines while enjoying a remarkable hands-on dining experience. Availability is limited.


Salt Kitchen Table

Chosen by Forbes Magazine as one of the Top Ten Kitchen Table Experiences in the United States, Salt’s version is more than an extraordinary meal, it’s an experience. In a salt block walled section overlooking the busy kitchen, up to four guests may observe or even participate in the meal’s preparation. In pursuit of perfection, Chef Okan gathers your personal tastes and preferences for a signature experience that reveals itself course by course. Enhanced wine pairings are available. 48-hour advance reserveations required, based upon availability. Call 904-277-1087 or email for reservations.

Table for two in front of an open kitchen

Hook, Line and Supper

For those lured by culinary adventure, our Ritz-Carlton Chefs invite you to join them for a memorable day on the water in one of the resort's signature experiences: Hook, Line and Supper. With lunch and refreshments in hand, you and Chef will set out early on a private excursion with a local charter boat captain to the backwaters and neighboring islands for a day that combines a passion for angling and cooking with a taste of the authentic Amelia Island lifestyle. Later that evening, Chef presents your catch as a customized, seven-course dinner with select wine pairings for two guests. For a culinary memory of a lifetime from dock to exquisite dish and beyond. Call 904-277-1087 or email for reservations.

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Guest Room - Sitting Area

In-Room Dining

Our Ritz-Carlton Chefs are delighted to provide delicious choices for breakfast, lunch, dinner, beverages, and desserts. With In-Room Dining service, our delectable dishes and drinks may be enjoyed in the comfort of your guestroom. Press 1290 to order.

Coquina Mixologist Pours a Cocktail

Cocktail Culture

Join our mixologist for a mixology class where custom cocktails and creations will be curated based on your preferences for spirits and flavors. Enjoy a tasting of the tableside infusion and order appetizers to complement your cocktails.