Jax Beach is a haven for casual restaurants and popular watering holes like a favorite local hangout featuring fresh fish tacos and specialty tequila cocktails made with surprising ingredients like muddled cilantro, cucumber, mint and ginger. Those seeking a taste of the “Salt Life,” the lifestyle phrase coined here, can pony up at
for ahi tuna salad or a soft-shell crab BLT. is another fun spot with an island vibe, located right on the water with a lively tiki bar. 5:30 pm. www.leclos.com/menu. 20 S. Second St., Fernandina Beach, 904.261.8100.