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10 Best Places To Eat in St. Augustine

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Historic St. Augustine is fortunate enough to have a wide array of unique restaurants showcasing many cuisines. Whether you are looking for casual or fine dining, there is a restaurant to fit your tastes and budget.

1. Columbia Restaurant - St. Augustine

Columbia Restaurant
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Authentic Spanish cuisine served in a beautifully decorated Spanish atmosphere sets the stage for memorable lunches and romantic dinners. The Columbia's St. Augustine location — 98 St. George Street — is within walking distance of several historic landmarks.

Location:
98 St. George Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084

Phone: 904-824-3341

2. American Graffiti Restaurant & Bar - St. Augustine Beach

While the exterior of the American Graffiti Restaurant & Bar lacks the nostalgic shiny 50s diner look, and the inside doesn't have those little jukeboxes at each table, the 60s music will take baby boomers back to the time of nickel cokes. While you won't get a nickel coke here, the beverages come with free refills, and you're not likely to leave hungry with the large portions served. The friendly atmosphere is certain to make bikers and baby boomers alike feel at home... and, the food is really good too!

Location:
410 Anastasia Boulevard
St. Augustine, Florida 32080

Phone: 904-825-0900

3. Pizza Garden and Pastabilities - St. Augustine Beach

This award-winning family-owned and operated restaurant has earned its reputation. While the property and dining rooms are rather unassuming, bordering on nothing special, your first bite will tell you this is not your average restaurant. Fresh ingredients and knowing just how to cook them make all the difference. If you're looking for a satisfying meal in a friendly atmosphere, look no further than the Pizza Garden and Pastabilities!

Location:
1824 A1A South
Saint Augustine, FL 32080

Phone: 904-741-9455

4. Gypsy Cab Company - St. Augustine Beach

This restaurant draws upon a lot of different influences to come up with their "urban" cuisine. Popular with locals, this casual eatery is known by its friendliness and good food, so you'll often find it crowded... but worth the wait.

Location:
828 Anastasia Boulevard
St Augustine, Fla. 32080

Phone: 904-824-8244

5. A1A Ale Works - St. Augustine

Wonderful view of Mantanzas Bay and the Bridge of Lions from the second floor patio while having lunch or dinner. New World cuisine features influences from Caribbean, Cuban and Floridian cuisines. The restaurant has a working brewery and two bars. Named one of Northeast Florida’s top 25 restaurants by Jacksonville Magazine.

Location:
1 King Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084

Phone: 904-829-2977

6. Opus 39 - St. Augustine

Editors note: This restaurant has closed.

This upscale dining experience features multi-course meals and a fine wine list is perfect for romantic and special dining occasions.

Location:
39 Cordova Street
St. Augustine,FL

Phone: 904-824-0402

7. O'Steen's Restaurant - St. Augustine Beach

Everyone raves about their shrimp, but their sides are also very good, especially the squash casserole and the sweet potato casserole. Popular with locals, so there is often a wait. No children's menu. Bring cash because they don't accept credit cards.

Location:
205 Anastasia Boulevard
St. Augustine, FL

Phone: 904-829-6974

8. 95 Cordova - St. Augustine

Located in the Casa Monica Hotel, this classical dining experience features a seasonally-inspired menu mixing New World, Middle Eastern and Asian flavors. The dining area is exquisitely decorated with lavish antiques, exotic silks and hand-painted 24-karat gold ceilings. Reservations suggested.

Location:
95 Cordova Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084

Phone: 904-810-6810

9. La Pentola - St. Augustine

Tucked away in St. Augustine's historical district this small, charming, and intimate restaurant has everyone raving! Its Mediterranean style continental cuisine is served by friendly staff. Dine inside or out.

Location:
58 Charlotte Street
St Augustine, FL 32084

Phone: 904-824-3282

10. Hurricane Patty's - St. Augustine

Located on Oyster Bay, this is one of those places you might not consider by its looks — it looks like a fish camp — but it's one of the best destinations for seafood. Nothing fancy, just good food, served in a very casual atmosphere by friendly wait staff.

Location:
69 Lewis Boulevard
St. Augustine, Fl 32084

Phone: 904-827-1822

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