About La Mancha
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
When you're in the mood for good times and great cuisine, be sure to check out La Mancha. The restaurant is located in one of the area's most pleasant settings and is known for its delightful staff and superb cuisine. The menu at La Mancha features a wide array of great selections, made from only the freshest and highest quality ingredients, with something sure to please every member of your group La Mancha has established itself as one of the area's favorite culinary destinations and is sure to offer you a pleasant and unique dining experience every time you visit. Please stop in soon!
Spanish, Portuguese, Brazilian
Hours of Operation:
Dinner Mon. - Thur. 5:00pm - 9:30pm
Dinner Fri. 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Dinner Sat. 3:00pm - 10.00pm
Dinner Sun. 5:00pm - 9:30pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live Entertainment Friday, Sat. and Sun.
Beer, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
La Mancha Ratings and Reviews
This is a nice Spanish restaurant. The ...
This is a nice Spanish restaurant. The music being played sounded as if it had come from the soundtrack of Narcos, so I thought it gave the restaurant it's like Colombian flavor. I particularly enjoyed the fillet with blue cheese sauce. I substituted vegetables for the rice side, and ordered extra sauce, and it was simply delightful. I dined here two times in the span of a few days and had the same dish. The first night, although I had ordered the fillet medium, the fillet was slightly overcooked. The second night that I dined there I requested the cook pay special attention to the temperature of the steak, and it was absolutely perfect. I would not hesitate to return to this restaurant.
The place was okay. Not very warm ambia ...
The place was okay. Not very warm ambiance. We were put in a back room. The owner did check on some tables but not ours. Waiter was excellent but ultimately he could not overcome the mistakes made by the kitchen on his behalf. A Ceasar salad should not be made with blue cheese. A rib eye that we are told will have blue cheese sauce on the side should be on the side.
The food was phenomenal. Great flavors, ...
The food was phenomenal. Great flavors, but not overwhelming.Service was excellent, great atmosphere, did not feel rushed at all. Wife and I both decided that this would be our go to place for special evenings from now on. Wonderful place for a nice relaxed evening.
A wonderful find on our stopover on Amel ...
A wonderful find on our stopover on Amelia Island. My husband's lamb was perfectly cooked and the generous portion, with lots of fresh vegetables was a hit with him. As a vegan, I was happy to find a vegetable piallia on their web site ... although it's no longer on their printed menu the chef was happy to prepare it ... saffron rice with fresh local vegetables, hearts of palm, artichoke, olives and all meals served with wonderful bread and an olive oil, balsamic vinegar dip. An enchanted evening with good wine to boot! Will surely return on our next trip through the area.
Family and I came down to this part of t ...
Family and I came down to this part of town for labor day vacation. I saw some good reviews about La Mancha and wanted to have a little "fancy" dinner with my family. We were seated off to the side in a sort of separate room which was really nice so we had no problem chatting. We also ordered a pitcher of sangria which was absolutely delicious! The food was spot on perfect. Honestly, the best food we had was there while we were on vacation. When we visit Amelia Island again La Mancha is on the list of places to go eat.
This restaurant was average. It wasn't w ...
This restaurant was average. It wasn't what I expected after reading the reviews, which led me to believe the restaurant would provide a lively atmosphere to enjoy with a group of colleagues. The karaoke and (adorable) young chap singing "This land is your land" didn't deliver what I hoped it would.
Our family of 9 visited Amelia Island la ...
Our family of 9 visited Amelia Island last week for our annual visit and we thought we would try a new restaurant. Don't bother - it was over priced and the food was not representative of Spanish/Mediterranean cuisine. Our entrees were greasy and cold while the kitchen listened to hard-core rap just feet away. Upon leaving the restaurant, we were greeted by a local car enthusiast set up in the parking lot. His modified vehicle sporting a minimum of 10 speakers and big screen TV was performing a light & sound show. The kids loved it but definitely not the high-end restaurant it was portrayed to be.
We went here in a family vacation. It wa ...
We went here in a family vacation. It was alright, but definitely not what we expected after reading reviews. It was really casual and the food was okay. It was probably the least impressive restaurant we ate at on our trip.
This was the second time we dined at La ...
This was the second time we dined at La Mancha. The exterior looks dodgy, yet the bring home the Spanish style inside. We were greeted by a kind hostess, walked by the live singer (he was excellent). Service was a little slow and our food came our staggered. However, after the first bite all was forgiven. We ordered the paella (Portuguesia) it was devine. Others at the table ordered the grouper and snapper. After leaving the taste lingered and my mother was happy to still have the flavor. I would highly recommend this restaurant if you want delicious seafood! It isn't your typical beach fair.
The calamari ordered as an appetizer was ...
The calamari ordered as an appetizer was over cooked and not as good as any that we have had lately. The main entree was very expensive for the amount of food we received. The service was very slow. Perhaps it was an off day because we went there based on the number of good reviews that were online. But we would not return there.
Second visit within 12 month period that ...
Second visit within 12 month period that heat /air not working. Last winter unusual cold night their heat did not work, ate dinner in coat and gloves. Last week no A/C, sweated thru dinner. Will not return until assured no extreme temps inside restaurant nor will I recommend anyone else dine until confirmed problem fixed.
One of our go to places on Amelia Island ...
One of our go to places on Amelia Island. Amy at the front of the house always makes you feel like your at a friend's home for dinner. Damian, our server, always provides great service & suggestions for wine/food pairings. The food is always fresh, prepared wonderfully, and presented beautifully. Everyone from the owners to the bussers are friendly, welcoming, and never rush you. You can't go wrong with the daily specials.
The only positive is the food.
The Positives: The Paella and Garlic Shrimp.
- The food here is surprisingly good.
The Negatives: Everything else.
La Mancha was thrown together with no thought or design. The decor is tragic and just a hodge-podge of cheap aesthetics. (The owner decided to do a coffered ceiling, but left the cheap industrial tile on the ceiling, among many other things.)
Lighting is so BRIGHT. It felt like we were eating in a hospital cafeteria.
The service was slooooooow. Especially considering that there were about 4-6 servers/waitstaff and only 3 tables at the time we were in the restaurant.
Overall, this place has so much potential because the food here is amazing, but the lack of atmosphere, dilapidated decor, and terrible service make it a pass.
We had a large party of 10 including a t ...
We had a large party of 10 including a toddler. Our waiter was fantastic and brought snacks and things to keep the 2yo occupied. We had variety of dishes from steak to seafood and the preparation and presentation were excellent. La Mancha is my favorite restaurant in Amelia!
I went for vacation to Amelia island and ...
I went for vacation to Amelia island and I decided to try my favorite food: Paella. My parents are from Valencia, Spain and I grew up with the authentic flavor of Spaniard dishes. I can say, with no doubt, that this is the best Paella I have ever had in more than 25 years living in the States. The quality, balance, abundance and flavor of its ingredients made my dinner a superb experience. I have for dessert an Spanish Flan that tasted the same as the one my mother makes and you know what does it mean!
If you enjoy the flavors of the authentic Spaniard cuisine this is a placed you can't miss!
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