What to Eat in St. Augustine


St. Augustine is known for its rich history, but the oldest city is also a great place to get outside, see live music, and have an amazing dining experience. Whether you’re exploring downtown or catching a show, there’s no shortage of places to eat.  We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite local spots, made to enhance your experience and simplify your planning.


Coffee and Brunch:

Sunday Gathering Table
  1. Sunday Gathering Table: A local favorite offering breakfast and lunch specialties, featuring homemade sourdough bread, egg dishes, and a variety of healthy options.
  2. Juniper Market: A great spot for breakfast and lunch, serving up delicious food alongside specialty coffees.
  3. The Blue Hen Cafe: Indulge in breakfast and lunch comfort food with a southern twist at this charming eatery, known for its hearty dishes and welcoming atmosphere.
  4. West Egg: Enjoy a menu of classic breakfast staples like eggs, biscuits, sandwiches, and bowls.
  5. Roosevelt Room: Experience vibrant brunch classics and expertly crafted cocktails.
  6. Maple Street Biscuit Company: Enjoy a casual breakfast experience at this cafe-style eatery, known for their biscuits and Southern-inspired sides.
  7. The Kookaburra: Australian-American coffee shop with multiple locations around town, offering coffee, espresso, and Aussie pies. 
  8. Maracuya by Llama Restaurant: A hidden gem cafe offering specialty coffee, delicious treats, and a selection of wine.
  9. Juicy St. Augustine: Acai bowls, smoothies, and juices served fresh.
  10. Sprout Kitchen: Enjoy organic juices and plant-based food at this downtown cafe, where fresh and healthy ingredients are used in each dish.  
  11. Georgie’s Diner: A 1960s-style diner, serving up Greek and American breakfast and lunch plates.
  12. DOS Coffee: Located on the north end of town, DOS Coffee offers handcrafted coffee alongside a great selection of beer, wine, and treats.
  13. Buena Onda: A full-service breakfast and lunch cafe with Latin-American inspired food, plant powered lattes, and vegan/vegetarian dishes.


Osprey Tacos
  1. Osprey Tacos: A casual eatery specializing in delicious made-to-order tacos with a variety of toppings perfect for a quick and satisfying lunch on the go.
  2. Nalu’s Tropical Takeout: A tropical-themed takeout spot offering fresh and flavorful Hawaiian-inspired dishes, including poke bowls and tacos.
  3. Mojo’s Tacos: A popular taco joint serving up creative and flavorful tacos with a variety of toppings and fillings.
  4. Crave: Healthy cafe using local ingredients for salads, wraps, and smoothies.
  5. Back 40 Urban Cafe: A trendy urban cafe with a menu featuring classic dishes with a blend of Tex-Mex, Caribbean, and vegetarian flavors.
  6. O’steens: A local favorite known for its delicious seafood dishes, including fried shrimp, scallops, and fish sandwiches, served in a casual and welcoming atmosphere.
  7. Gas Full Service: A retro-style diner serving up classic American comfort food, including burgers and sandwiches, in a fun and nostalgic setting.
  8. Gypsy Cab Company: A quirky and eclectic restaurant offering a diverse menu of global-inspired dishes, from baked ziti to Mediterranean salads, served in a colorful and lively atmosphere.
  9. Beaches Restaurant: A laid-back beachfront eatery serving up fresh seafood dishes, sandwiches, and salads, with stunning views of the ocean and a relaxed vibe.
  10. Creative Juices Natural Cafe: Healthy food and freshly made juices and smoothies. 
  11. The Conch House Restaurant: Caribbean-style restaurant and bar located at the Conch House Marina, overlooking the water. 



The Ice Plant
  1. The Ice Plant: A stylish and upscale restaurant housed in a historic ice plant, offering craft cocktails and a seasonal menu of contemporary American cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients.
  2. Catch 27: A cozy seafood restaurant specializing in fresh, locally sourced seafood dishes and served in a charming and intimate atmosphere.
  3. The Floridian: A great restaurant in downtown St. Augustine, known for its modern and healthy twist on Southern comfort food, with dishes like shrimp and grits, fried green tomatoes, and cornbread.
  4. Boat Drinks: A nautical themed cocktail and oyster bar that features seafood, burgers, and a large selection of fresh and frozen cocktails. 
  5. Columbia Restaurant: A historic landmark in St. Augustine, serving up classic Spanish and Cuban dishes in a beautiful setting with live music and a lively atmosphere.
  6. Harry’s Seafood Bar and Grille: A lively Cajun-style restaurant offering a menu of New Orleans-inspired dishes, served in a festive atmosphere.
  7. Forgotten Tonic: A speakeasy-style bar and restaurant serving craft cocktails and upscale comfort food in a cozy and intimate setting, perfect for a romantic evening or special occasion.
  8. Prohibition Kitchen: A hip and eclectic gastropub serving up creative pub fare and craft beers, with live music and a vibrant atmosphere reminiscent of the Prohibition era.
  9. St. Augustine Fish Camp: A rustic seafood spot serving up fresh-caught seafood dishes, including fried shrimp, oysters, and fish tacos, in a casual and laid-back setting.
  10. Mojo Old City BBQ: A barbecue joint offering slow-smoked meats, homemade sides, and craft beers in a relaxed and casual atmosphere, perfect for a hearty and satisfying dinner.
  11. River and Fort: A waterfront restaurant offering scenic views of the intracoastal and fort, with a menu of fresh seafood dishes, steaks, and pasta, served in a refined and elegant setting.
  12. Sainte-George Restaurant: A charming restaurant offering American and European cuisine and fine wines in a cozy and intimate atmosphere, perfect for a romantic dinner or special celebration.
  13. Treylor Park: A quirky and eclectic restaurant offering a menu of creative comfort food dishes and craft cocktails, served in a fun atmosphere.
  14. Michael’s Saint Augustine: A family-owned restaurant specializing in Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, with a diverse menu of pasta dishes, seafood, and grilled meats, all made with fresh ingredients and served with warm hospitality.
  15. La Nouvelle: An elegant French restaurant offering traditional French cuisine and an extensive wine list.
  16. Cap’s on the Water: A waterfront restaurant offering stunning views of the water and delicious seafood dishes.
  17. Casa Reina Taqueria and Tequila: A vibrant Mexican restaurant offering authentic street tacos, enchiladas, and margaritas in a colorful and festive atmosphere.
  18. Casa Maya: A cozy house-turned-restaurant in the heart of downtown serving up Latin food.
  19. The Raintree: A historic restaurant housed in a charming Victorian home, offering a menu of classic American dishes and an extensive wine list, served in a romantic and elegant setting.
  20. Llama Restaurant: Peruvian dishes with an upscale and cozy
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  21. Meehan’s Irish Pub and Seafood House: Waterfront bar and restaurant serving Irish dishes and pub food.
  22. Odd Birds Cocktail Lounge and Kitchen: Elevated cocktail bar with small plates
  23. Asado Life: An elevated dining experience with a lot of outdoor seating overlooking the water, specializing in grilled meats. 
  24. Sarbez: Craft beer and arcade bar with grilled cheese specialties. 
  25. Lotus Noodle Bar: Elevated and modern Japanese restaurant featuring ramen. 
  26. Chez L’Amour: An uptown dining experience with cocktails, live music, and a tapas style menu.