ST. AUGUSTINE, ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, VILANO

St. Augustine, St. Augustine Beach, Vilano
(All places are in St. Augustine unless otherwise noted.)

95 CORDOVA
95 Cordova St., 810-6810
In the restored Casa Monica Hotel, this restaurant exudes elegance. The cuisine is a blend of Moroccan, Asian, Mediterranean, Caribbean and European influences. The adjacent Cobalt Lounge features a variety of fine wines.
$$$ FB R Sun.; B L D Daily

A1A ALE WORKS
1 King St., 829-2977
This two-story brew pub, overlooking the restored Bridge of Lions, makes six varieties of beer and serves New World cuisine, indoors or out on the balcony.
$$ FB L D Daily

ACAPULCO MEXICAN RESTAURANT
12 Avenida Menendez, 808-9933
This sprawling Mexican restaurant overlooks Castillo de San Marcos and serves all of the favorites as well as weekly specials. Beer, including Mexican brands, wine and margaritas are served.
$$ FB K TO L D Daily

AL’S PIZZA
1 St. George St., 824-4383
2013 Best of Jax winner
See Beaches.
$ FB K TO L D Daily

AMICI
1915B A1A S., St. Augustine Beach, 461-0102
This family-owned-and-operated Italian restaurant, at the intersection of S.R. 312 and A1A, has a variety of traditional pasta, veal, steak and seafood dishes. Daily happy hour.
$$ FB K L D Daily

ANN O’MALLEY’S DELI & PUB
23 Orange St., 825-4040
Across from the Old City Gates, Ann O’Malley’s serves a casual menu of soups, salads and sandwiches — favorites include the Reuben and the chicken salad — with familiar, friendly service. Dine indoors or out on the porch. Irish beers on tap. Open mic is every Wed., trivia every Thur., live music on weekends.
$$ BW K L D Daily

ATHENA RESTAURANT
14 Cathedral Place, 823-9076
Located on St. Augustine’s historic downtown Plaza, Athena has an extensive menu of Greek and American dishes, including moussaka, lamb kabobs and spinach pie. Dine inside at a booth or table.
$$$ BW TO B L D Daily

AUNT KATE’S
612 Euclid Ave., Vilano Beach, 829-1105
This casual spot features an expansive view of the Tolomato River and a menu with a focus on seafood, from oysters Rockefeller to maple-rubbed salmon. Burgers, wraps, pasta dishes, steak and ribs are also served.
$$ FB K TO L D Daily

AVILES RESTAURANT & LOUNGE
32 Avenida Menendez, 829-2277
Located in Hilton Bayfront Hotel, Aviles offers a progressive European-flavored menu, featuring a made-to-order pasta night, wine dinners, chophouse nights and a deluxe breakfast buffet. And a champagne brunch every Sunday — two words: bottomless mimosas! Free valet parking, too.
$$$ FB K B L D Daily

BARLEY REPUBLIC IRISH PUBLIC HOUSE
48 Spanish St., 547-2023
The Irish bar and pub offers traditional burgers and sandwiches as well as Irish favorites like shepherd’s pie and bangers and mash. Wine and more than 50 beers are served. Live music on weekends.
$$ BW K L D Daily

BARNACLE BILL’S
14 W. Castillo Dr., 824-3663
For 30-plus years, this family restaurant has been serving seafood, oysters, gator tail and steak, along with the popular fried shrimp. Some dishes are infused with their Datl Do It hot sauce products.
$$ FB K TO L D Nightly

BEACHCOMBER RESTAURANT
2 A Street, St. Augustine Beach, 471-3744
One of the few spots in St. Augustine where you actually eat on the beach, this casual spot serves a full breakfast menu (with huge pancakes) inside or out at the picnic tables. There are fresh local oysters, seafood and Beachcomber’s award-winning chowder.
$$ BW K B L D Daily

THE BISTRO at CULINARY OUTFITTERS
9 S. Dixie Hwy., 829-2727
The Bistro is where locals lunch on crab cakes, chicken burritos, hamburgers, wraps, salads and soups, each dish made with fresh ingredients.
$$ BW TO L Mon.-Fri.

BISTRO DE LEON
12 Cathedral Place, 810-2100
Jean-Stephane Poinard is a fifth-generation French chef who creates dishes with fresh American produce, herbs and seafood. The bread is baked on the premises.
$$$ BW K B Sat. & Sun.; L Thur.-Sun.; D Sun.-Tue.

BLACKFLY THE RESTAURANT
108 Anastasia Blvd., 201-6300
The new place features semi-casual dining with a fly-fishing theme, focusing on a variety of fresh Atlantic seafood, steaks, brick-over pizza and specialty drinks.
$$$ FB K TO D Tue.-Sun.

THE BLACK MOLLY BAR & GRILL
504 W. Geoffrey St., Cobblestone Plaza, 547-2723
Fresh, local seafood, steaks cut from the loin, and unique pasta dishes in a casual atmosphere. Nonstop happy hour.
$$ FB K L D Daily

BONO’S PIT BAR-B-Q
2420 U.S. 1 S., 794-9424
See Northside.
$ FB K TO L D Daily

BORRILLO’S PIZZA & SUBS
88 San Marco Ave., 829-1133
John Zappa’s New York-style restaurant serves an assortment of hot and cold subs, pasta dishes, and pizzas by the pie or slice.
$ BW K TO L D daily

THE BRITISH PUB
213 Anastasia Blvd., 810-5111
This pub offers darts and serves ale, beer and wine, as well as traditional meat pies, Cornish pasties and sausage rolls. Varieties of authentic British food and candies are sold at the shop within.
$$ FB D Nightly

THE BUNNERY BAKERY & CAFE
121 St. George St., 829-6166
In the heart of St. Augustine’s historic district, the Bunnery offers homemade almond-chocolate croissants, assorted brownies and cookies, and pastries in addition to serving up full Southern breakfasts, sandwiches and espressos.
$ TO B L Daily

BURRITO WORKS TACO SHOP
114 St. George St., 823-1229
671 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach, 217-7451
Baja-style tacos and burritos, 100 percent vegetarian bean burritos, fish tacos and hormone-free meats, along with homemade guacamole.
$ TO L D Daily

CAFE ATLANTICO
647 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach, 471-7332
This white-tablecloth restaurant serves traditional and new Italian dishes in an intimate space. Master Chef Paolo Pece, from Naples, Italy, prepares risotto alla pescatora, with shrimp, scallops and seasonal shellfish served in a parmesan cheese basket.
$$$ BW D Nightly

CANDLELIGHT SOUTH
1 Anastasia Blvd., 819-0588
It’s brand-new on the island. The casual restaurant originally in Scarsdale, N.Y., offers fish tacos, sandwiches, wings, desserts and sangria. Daily specials are available.
$ BW K TO L D Daily

CAP’S ON THE WATER
4325 Myrtle St., Vilano Beach, 824-8794
This Intracoastal restaurant is a Vilano Beach mainstay, serving coastal cuisine indoors or out on the large, oak-shaded deck. Kids romp along the water while grownups enjoy a long meal (fresh local shrimp, raw oyster bar) or a stunning sunset. Boat access is available.
$$ FB K L Fri.-Sun.; D Nightly

CARIBBEAN SOUL CAFE
6101 A1A S., Crescent Beach, 471-7000
This soul food is slow food — made with only fresh, local ingredients and prepared with care. The cuisine is down-home (where else can you get fried perch with grits and fresh tomato for breakfast?), the atmosphere is friendly and the choices are many.
$ TO B L Tue.-Sat.

CARMELO’S MARKETPLACE & PIZZERIA
146 King St., 494-6658
In addition to New York-style brick-oven-baked pizza, Carmelo’s offers freshly baked sub rolls, Boar’s Head meats and cheeses, stromboli and garlic herb wings. Outdoor seating and Wi-Fi.
$$ BW TO L D Daily

CELLAR 6 ART GALLERY & WINE BAR
6 Aviles St., 827-9055
Bite Club certified
An inviting space, Cellar 6 serves an international array of fine wines, Wolfgang Puck coffees, handmade desserts and light bistro-style fare amid local art.
$$ BW Daily

CLAUDE’S CHOCOLATES
6 Granada St., 829-5790
Located inside The Market, this shop offers wine and chocolate pairings, soft-serve ice cream, a coffee bar, fresh fruit ice pops, cookies and gift items. See Ponte Vedra.
$$ TO

COLLAGE
60 Hypolita St., 829-0055
Located in an intimate space in the historic district, Collage offers high-end dining with a global menu. Everything is made from scratch. A specialty dessert, The Bougainvillea, commemorates the Brazilian tree. An extensive wine list is offered.
$$$$ BW D Nightly

CONCH HOUSE RESTAURANT
57 Comares Ave., 829-8646
This restaurant offers indoor seating as well as Tiki huts built out over Salt Run. Signature dishes include the Cracker combo platter and St. Augustine fried shrimp. Tropical drinks are a specialty. Live entertainment, including Reggae Sunday, is featured on weekends.
$$$ FB K L D Nightly

COQUINA BEACH SURF CLUB
451 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach, 471-2434
This beach-centric restaurant’s chefs Tony Philpott and Cole Smalley offer seasonal seafood, select beef entrees, seasonal produce, burgers, unique sandwiches and creative specials. Casual outdoor dining and an extensive wine list are also featured.
$$ FB K R Sat.-Sun.; D Nightly

CREEKSIDE DINERY
160 Nix Boatyard Rd., 829-6113
Tucked behind a commercial stretch of U.S. 1, Creekside is an old Florida respite, featuring an outdoor deck with a fire pit. Overlooking Gonzales Creek, Creekside serves a variety of beef, chicken and seafood dishes, with an emphasis on low-country cooking. Live music on weekends.
$$ FB K D Nightly

CRUISERS GRILL
3 St. George St., 824-6993
2013 Best of Jax winner
See Beaches.
$ BW K L D Daily

DENOEL FRENCH PASTRY SHOP
212 Charlotte St., 829-3974
Tucked away on historic Charlotte Street, Denoel has been around for some 40 years, serving fresh-baked baguettes, cream puffs, cheesecakes and sandwiches.
$$$ TO L Wed.-Sun.

DIANE’S NEW DAWN MARKET
110 Anastasia Blvd., 824-1337
The lunch counter inside this health food store serves everything made-to-order using organic ingredients. Sandwiches include avocado, peanut butter with honey, falafel, hummus, tofu salad and a veggie burger. Smoothies and fresh juices are also available.
$$ TO L Mon.-Sat.

DICK’S WINGS & GRILL
4010 U.S. 1 S., 547-2669
2013 Best of Jax winner
See Northside.
$ FB K TO L D Daily

DONOVAN’S IRISH PUB
7440 U.S. 1 N., Ste. 108, St. Augustine,
 829-0000
This spot features a mix of classic Irish entrées and traditional American dinners, as well as appetizers and pub grub. Irish beers and whiskeys are served. Six HDTVs, pool tables and Wii are available.
$$ FB K L D Daily

DOS COFFEE & WINE
300 San Marco Ave., 342-2421
Industrial chic coffee and wine bar features handcrafted pourovers and beans from Covina Roastery. Pressed sandwiches, farm fresh salads and build-your-own cheese boards.
$$ BW TO B L Daily

THE DUNES CRACKER HOUSE
641 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach, 461-5725
This rustic Florida-style spot is popular for drinks, dinner, dancing and daily specials. Jazz is featured on Mon. nights, and there’s a DJ Wed. and Fri.-Sun.
$$ B L Fri.-Sun.; D Nightly

EL POTRO
226 San Marco Ave., 819-0390
See Beaches.
$ FB TO L D Daily

FA CAFÉ
303 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach, 471-2006
“FA” is short for First Access — this beachy café is located north of the County Pier, directly across from the first beach access to St. Augustine Beach. The tiny kitchen cranks out daily specials, like jerk fish and mango wrap.
$ BW K L D Tue.-Sun.

FALAFEL QUEEN
1080 S. Ponce de Leon Blvd., 217-4886
Homemade Lebanese fare made by the Falafel Queen herself. Specialties are housemade hummus, gluten-free chips and halal meats.
$$ TO L D Mon.-Sat.

FIREHOUSE SUBS
200 Cobblestone Dr., Ste. 106, 819-1808
2245 C.R. 210 W., Ste. 11, 823-9914
See Mandarin.
$ K TO L D Daily

FLAVORS EATERY
125-C King St., 824-4221
A favorite among college students and locals, this casual restaurant serves quesadillas, pizza and smoothies. Local musicians play Thur.-Sat. Indoor and outdoor seating.
$ BW L D Mon.-Sat.

FLORIDA CRACKER CAFÉ
81 St. George St., 829-0397
A contemporary dining room and outdoor garden dining in the heart of St. Augustine’s busy St. George Street. Customer favorites include blackened scallops, crab cake-stuffed shrimp and Florida gator tail.
$$ BW K L D Daily

THE FLORIDIAN
39 Cordova St., 829-0655
Paying homage to Old Florida, The Floridian serves updated Southern fare, with fresh, local ingredients from area farms. Vegetarian and gluten-free options, too. Signature items include fried green tomato bruschetta, the blackened fish cornbread stack and the grits with shrimp, fish or tofu.
$$$ BW K TO L D Wed.-Mon.

FLY BY CAFÉ
4900 U.S. 1 N., 824-3494
At St. Johns County airport, Fly By features signature soups, specialty burgers and chicken sandwiches.
$ BW K TO L D Daily

FRATELLI’S ITALIAN AMERICAN CUISINE
415 Anastasia Blvd., Anastasia Island, 819-1760
Fratelli’s, a neighborhood Italian place with a cozy atmosphere, offers Italian-American specialties, including meat lasagna, veal parmigiana, almond-crusted salmon and chicken Verona.
$$ BW TO D Mon.-Sat.

FUSION POINT
237 San Marco Ave., 823-1444
The theme is Japanese, but the menu is fusion — a blend of Far East favorites, vegetarian, Japanese, Vietnamese, Chinese, Korean and Thai. The menu in this indie-mod restaurant includes sushi and is constantly changing.
$$ BW TO D Nightly

THE GALLERY CAFE
1974 U.S. 1 S., 825-9944
This cozy spot offers creative sandwiches, salads, soups, organic fair-trade coffees, fresh pastries and New York-style bagels. Free Wi-Fi is available.
$ BW B L Tue.-Sun.; D Wed.-Sun.

GAS FULL SERVICE RESTAURANT
9 Anastasia Blvd., Ste. C, 217-0326
The menu is ever-changing, and all items are fresh, local and homemade. Casual fare like meatloaf and veggie and traditional burgers are served, along with seafood and steaks, as well as seasonal, daily specials and made-from-scratch desserts. It’s comfort food with an innovative twist.
$$ BW K TO L D Tue.-Sat.

GEORGIE’S DINER
100 Malaga St., 819-9006
Georgie’s serves homestyle fare, including Greek specialties from owner George Chryssaidis, who also owns the nearby Athena Restaurant. Outdoor seating available.
$$ BW B L D Daily

GYPSY CAB COMPANY
828 Anastasia Blvd., 824-8244
A mainstay for a quarter-century, Gypsy’s menu changes twice daily. The signature dish is Gypsy chicken; there’s also seafood, tofu, duck and veal dishes. The Sunday brunch draws everyone from churchgoers to bikers.
$$ FB R Sun.; L D Daily

HANG TEN BAR & GRILL
134 Sea Grove Main St., St. Augustine Beach, 342-8444
The beachy spot serves Caribbean fare, wings, down-home items and burgers in a chill atmosphere.
$$ FB K TO L D Daily

HARRY’S SEAFOOD BAR & GRILLE
46 Avenida Menendez, 824-7765
Located in a historic house with a large outside patio, this New Orleans-style eatery features Cajun, Creole and Southern flavors infused with a modern twist: fresh seafood, steaks, pork, chicken and definitive dishes like jambalaya, etouffée and popular shrimp. Daily happy hour. Live music on most weekends.
$$ FB K TO L D Daily

HAZEL’S HOT DOGS
2400 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd., 824-8484
Named for the owners’ Chihuahua, Hazel’s offers a variety of wieners and all the embellishments from its modest digs west of downtown.
$ K TO L D Daily

HOLIDAY ISLE CAFE
860 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach, 471-2555
Located inside the Holiday Isle Oceanfront Resort, this tropical restaurant serves fresh seafood, steaks and sandwiches. A full breakfast is served, and a breakfast buffet is featured during the week.
$ K B, Daily; D Thur.-Sat.

HOT SHOT BAKERY & CAFE
8 Granada St., 824-7898
Hot Shot offers freshly baked items, coffees and handcrafted breakfast and lunch sandwiches as well as Datil B. Good hot sauces and pepper products.
$ TO B L Daily

HURRICANE GRILL WINGS
4255 S. A1A, Ste. 13, St. Augustine Beach, 471-7120
See Baymeadows.
$ FB K TO L D Daily

HURRICANE PATTY’S AT OYSTER CREEK
69 Lewis Blvd., 827-1822
At Oyster Creek Marina east of U.S. 1, this spot has a large creekfront deck, lunch specials and all-you-can-eat dinners. Daily happy hour, and dock space is available for boaters. Live music is presented nightly.
$$ FB L D Daily

THE HYPPO
15 Hypolita St., 217-7853
1765 Tree Blvd., Ste. 5, 342-7816
This popular spot offers popsicles of unexpected flavors, created with premium ingredients, as well as coffee pour-overs and cold-brew coffees. Freshly handcrafted sandwiches and salads, too. The Hypolita location offers popsicles only.
$ TO Daily

THE ICE PLANT
110 Riberia St., 829-6553
Sit back and relax at this vintage-inspired place (a former ice plant, obvee) in the historic area. The farm-to-table menu utilizes locally sourced ingredients and the drinks are hand-crafted with house-made bitters and syrups.
$$$ FB D Nightly

JACK’S BBQ
691 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach, 460-8100
This low-slung place has lured regulars and locals for more than six decades. The appeal is the old-fashioned pit barbecue, a tiki bar, a large wooden deck, a band performance space, and even a small swimming pool. Live entertainment Wed.-Sun. A DJ spins every Wed.
$ FB TO L D Daily

KINGFISH GRILL
252 Yacht Club Dr., 824-2111
At the west end of the Vilano Bridge, Kingfish Grill offers casual waterside dining indoors and out on the deck. The menu features fresh daily catch, house specialties and sushi. Weekly live entertainment is featured.
$$ FB K L D Daily

THE KING’S HEAD BRITISH PUB
6460 U.S. 1 N., 823-9787
Owner Ann Dyke and staff serve British draught beers and cider in 20-ounce Imperial pints in an authentic pub. The repeat Best of Jax winner for Best Neighborhood Bar serves Cornish pasties, and fish and chips. north of the airport on U.S. 1. Look for the red double-decker bus in front.
$$ FB K L D Daily

LA COCINA INTERNATIONAL
530 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach, 461-8288
Located in Castillo Real Hotel, La Cocina serves global cuisine with Latin flair. Owner Juan Solano creates international specialties including paella Valenciana and nightly specials.
$$$ BW B Tue.-Sun.; D Daily

LA COCINA MEXICAN RESTAURANT
3290 U.S. 1 S., 794-1610
Sister restaurant to the La Cocina at the beach, this La Cocina offers gourmet Mexican cuisine in a fine-dining atmosphere. Patio dining available.
$$-$$$ BW L D Daily

LA NOPALERA MEXICAN RESTAURANT
155 Hampton Point Dr., 230-7879
See Mandarin.
$$ FB K TO L D Daily

LE PAVILLON
45 San Marco Ave., 824-6202
One of the oldest restaurants in Northeast Florida, Le Pavillon is family-owned and operated. Gisele Sinatsch recommends the rack of lamb and the bouillabaisse. Norwegian salmon is popular, as are the duck and the Dover sole.
$$ FB D Nightly

LULI’S CUPCAKES
82 San Marco Ave., Ste. 2, 824-5280
The cupcakes, baked fresh daily, include Grandma’s Coconut, Fire Engine Red Velvet, What’s Up Doc (carrot cake) and Funky Monkey, banana and chocolate chip cake with milk chocolate frosting. Mini-cupcakes are also available.
$ TO Mon.-Sat.

MANATEE CAFÉ
525 S.R. 16, Ste. 106, 826-0210
Manatee Café serves organic, vegetarian meals. Owner/chef Cheryl Crosley prepares veggie omelets, tofu Reubens, miso and hummus and tabouli. The Health Food Market offers the same ingredients used in the café’s dishes.
$ TO B L Mon.-Sat.

MANGO MANGOS BEACHSIDE BAR & GRILL
700 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach, 461-1077
Just steps from the A Street beach access, this Caribbean kitchen offers comfort food with a tropical twist. Specialties include coconut shrimp and fried plantains.
$$ BW K L D Daily

MEEHAN’S IRISH PUB & SEAFOOD HOUSE
20 Avenida Menendez, 810-1923
This pub, just south of the old fort, offers burgers, traditional pub fare, seafood and a raw bar, along with signature dishes including steak O’Shay’s, Dubliner chicken and Irish Benedict.
$$$ FB K Daily

MELLOW MUSHROOM PIZZA BAKERS
410 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine, 826-4040
Bite Club certified 2013 Best of Jax winner
See Beaches.
$ BW K TO L D Daily

THE MILL TOP TAVERN & LISTENING ROOM
19 1/2 St. George St., 829-2329
A St. Augustine institution across from Castillo de San Marcos, Mill Top features live music nightly. The St. Auggie Spread is the signature dish. Homemade soups and sandwiches, daily specials. Dine indoors or under the trees on the two-story porch.
$ FB L D Daily

MOJO OLD CITY BBQ
5 Cordova St., 342-5264
2013 Best of Jax winner
This funky Southern whiskey bar offers pulled pork and Carolina-style barbecue along with Delta fried catfish.
$$ FB K TO L D Daily

MOJO’S TACOS
551 Anastasia Blvd., Anastasia Island, 829-1665
This family-owned spot offers double-decker style tacos, big, tasty burritos and fresh salads.
$ BW TO L D Daily

MURRAY BROS. CADDYSHACK
455 S. Legacy Trail, Ste. E106, World Golf Village, 940-3673
Decorated in a Caddyshack theme with actor Bill Murray’s golf and family memorabilia, this restaurant offers fresh seafood, steaks and barbecue. And keep an eye out for Bill, who’s been known to stop by for a cold one now and then. Weekday happy hour.
$$ FB L D Daily

NALU’S TROPICAL TAKE-OUT
926 Santa Maria Blvd., 794-0405
1020 Anastasia Blvd., Anastasia State Park, 501-9592
Locals love this funky taco stand, which serves fresh island style beef, chicken, fish and vegetarian tacos and burritos. Pick up to-go or dine outside on picnic tables.
$ TO L D Wed.-Mon.

NED’S SOUTHSIDE KITCHEN
2450 U.S. 1 S., 794-2088
This casual island-influenced restaurant features Mediterranean dishes, four kinds of tacos, and shrimp and grits, in addition to vegetarian options. There’s a drive-thru to pick up orders.
$$ BW TO L D Mon.-Sat.

NEW YORK PIZZA COMPANY
163 Palencia Village Dr., 825-4545
All of the authentic New York-style pizzas are hand-tossed, made with their own dough and specially spiced tomato sauce, and baked in a stone oven. Other menu items include salads, cheesy calzones, pasta dishes, hot hero sandwiches and desserts. Delivery available.
$ BW TO L D Daily

OASIS RESTAURANT & DECK
4000 A1A and Ocean Trace Rd., St. Augustine Beach, 471-3424
Just one block from the Atlantic Ocean, The Oasis is a favorite among bikers and tourists. The menu includes burgers and daily specials. 24 draft beers, and a happy hour Mon.-Fri. There’s live music nightly and TVs for viewing sports.
$ FB K B L D Daily

O.C. WHITE’S SEAFOOD & SPIRITS
118 Avenida Menendez, 824-0808
The spirits here aren’t just the bottled kind. O.C. Whites, built in 1791, is said to be haunted. Fresh local seafood, steak and sautéed specialties. Live music featured nightly. Outdoor dining on the patio is available.
$$ FB L Wed.-Sun.; D Nightly

OLD CITY HOUSE INN & RESTAURANT
115 Cordova St., 826-0184
St. Augustine’s only Historic Inn with a full-service restaurant and bar. Global cuisine influences are evident in everything from the crab and sweet corn to spring rolls.
$$$$ FB B L D Mon.-Sat.

O’STEEN’S
205 Anastasia Blvd., 829-6974
Expect a wait — O’Steen’s has been packing a crowd for more than 45 years. Seafood and steak are on the menu, but the meal most everyone orders is the famous fried shrimp. At O’Steens, it’s no alcohol, no smoking, no reservations and no plastic — cash only.
$$ K L D Tue.-Sat.

THE OUTBACK CRABSHACK
8155 C.R. 13 N., 522-0500
This rustic restaurant, located on Six Mile Creek, features crabs, shrimp, gator tail, conch fritters and steaks served in a casual atmosphere. Arriving by boat or just feel like a nice after-dinner stroll? Check out the 1,500-foot floating dock.
$$ L D Daily

PACIFIC ASIAN BISTRO
159 Palencia Village Dr., Ste. 111, 808-1818
2013 Best of Jax winner
Fresh, artfully crafted sushi, sashimi and classic rolls. Best Chef Mas Liu creates authentic sushi — Crazy Girl (shrimp tempura, asparagus, salmon); Mango Tango (salmon, crab, tuna, flying fish egg, mango sauce). Traditional dishes and sake, too.
$$-$$$ BW L D Daily

PANAMA HATTIE’S
361 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach, 471-2192
Across A1A from the St. Johns County pier, this restaurant serves casual beach fare in a Key West-style atmosphere. Live bands are featured. Dine inside or out on the ocean-view deck upstairs. The bar’s open till 2 a.m. nightly.
$ FB L D Daily

PANERA BREAD
600 Tingle Ct., 417-9926
See Baymeadows.
$$ TO L D Daily

PETERBROOKE CHOCOLATIER
1011 A1A Beach Blvd., 471-2830
See Amelia Island.
$$ TO Daily

PIZZALLEY’S
117 St. George St., 825-2627
2013 Best of Jax winnerr
The downtown St. Augustine eatery offers wings, salads and, of course, pizza — including free samples to passersby. There’s the Garbage Can pizza: a supreme with everything. Outdoor patio seating is available.
$$ BW TO L D Daily

PIZZALLEY’S CHIANTI ROOM
60 Charlotte St., 825-4100
Sister restaurant to the St. George Street location, Pizzalley’s Chianti Room serves homemade Italian ristorante fare in a warm Tuscany setting. Live music is presented Mon.-Fri.
$$ BW TO L D Daily

PLAYA CHAC-MOOL
105 D St., St. Augustine Beach, 471-1131
True Yucatec cuisine, this family owned restaurant serves Mayan influenced favorites like ceviche and quesadillas, along with beer and wine. The best parts the service, which often means the owner playing guitar, and a keyboard-only version of The Girl From Ipanema. Covered patio seating outside is available.
$$ BW L D Tue.-Sun.

THE PRESENT MOMENT CAFÉ
224 W. King St., 827-4499
Serves organic, vegan and vegetarian dishes, pizza, pastas, hummus and milkshakes made without meat, dairy, wheat or an oven. Organic beer and wine are available, along with take-out.
$$ BW TO B L D Mon.-Sat.

PURPLE OLIVE INTERNATIONAL BISTRO
4255 A1A S., Ste. 6, St. Augustine Beach, 461-1250
This family-owned-and-operated restaurant’s dinner menu includes local seafood, prime cuts of beef, lamb, pork, vegetarian choices, local produce, and an option to create your own plate with a selection of entrées, sauces and sides.
$$$ BW D Tue.-Sat.

RAINTREE RESTAURANT
102 San Marco Ave., 824-7211
Located in an 1879 Victorian home for more than 33 years, this place specializes in favorites like steak and seafood. There’s a happy hour. Reservations are accepted, and outdoor patio dining is available. Live music is performed on weekends.
$$$ FB D Nightly

RED FROG & McTOAD’S GRUB-N-PUB
5545 A1A S., 814-8430
This casual spot offers award-winning chowder, seafood, chicken, pasta and sandwiches.
$$ FB K TO B L D Daily

THE REEF RESTAURANT
4100 Coastal Hwy., Vilano Beach, 824-8008
At this casual oceanfront restaurant, there’s an ocean view from every table as well as outdoor dining. The menu features fresh local seafood, steak, pasta dishes and chef specials. Daily happy hour.
$$$ FB K TO R Sun.; L D Daily

RENDEZVOUS RESTAURANT
106 St. George St., 824-1090
Beer is the specialty at this German style beer house, with more than 200 varieties from around the world, with a rotating draft selection. Pair one with a hot or cold deli sandwich. Take-out orders may be phoned ahead for fast service. The kitchen’s open for late lunch during the week, till 2 a.m. Fri. and Sat.
$$ BW TO L D Daily

RHETT’S PIANO BAR & BRASSERIE
166 Hypolita St., 825-0502
The nightclub, styled like a glamorous speakeasy, serves innovative dishes like pistachio-crusted lamb chops, chicken Meuniere and Strawberry Fields salad, with organic greens, goat cheese, pecans and strawberries. Extensive wine list. Live music nightly.
$$$$ FB D Tue.-Sun.

SALTWATER COWBOYS
299 Dondanville Rd., St. Augustine Beach, 471-2332
This popular landmark restaurant, which serves tourists and locals in a turn-of-the-century fish camp surrounded by saltwater marshes, is always packed. Local seafood, barbecue, ribs and chicken.
$$ BW D Nightly

SANGRIAS TAPAS & PIANO BAR
35 Hypolita St., Ste. 201, 827-1947
The balcony of this historic building overlooks busy St. George Street, making it an ideal place to while away the afternoon while sipping one of seven signature (and individually prepared) sangrias. Spanish-style tapas are also served. Live music is presented every night.
$$ BW L D Daily

SANTA MARIA
135 Avenida Menendez, 829-6578
Seafood combinations and surf-and turf are on the menu at this St. Augustine institution, which has been serving customers at the built-over-the-bay-front restaurant since 1950. There’s an open-air porch, and fish feeding is encouraged.
$$ FB K L D Daily

SCARLETT O’HARA’S
70 Hypolita St., 824-6535
The restaurant, located in a historic 1861 house that features an outdoor bar and cozy pub interior, offers pit-smoked barbecue, seafood, burgers, wings, steamed oysters and appetizers. Live music is featured nightly.
$$ FB K TO L D Daily

SCHMAGELS BAGELS
69 Hypolita St., 824-4444
Fast and affordable, all meals are prepared with Boars Head meats, local produce, kosher Norwegian lox and panini. Outdoor dining is available.
$ TO B R L Daily

SMOKIN’ D’S BBQ
110 S.R. 206 E., 797-2050
Their motto — We’re open if it’s smokin’ — says it all. Ultra-casual, no credit cards, no alcohol, no delivery. But there’s take-out – and outside seating on tree stumps. The Beach Basket, with three kinds of barbecued beans, is topped with a giant pile of your choice of beef brisket, turkey or pork. Serving until the food runs out.
$ L D Daily

SMOOTHIE KING
1835 U.S. 1 S., Ste. 113, 825-6770
2013 Best of Jax winner
See Baymeadows.
$ TO Daily

SONNY’S REAL PIT BAR-B-Q
1720 U.S. 1 S., 824-3220
2720 S.R. 16, 824-3315
See Amelia Island.
$ BW K TO L D Daily

SOUTH BEACH GRILL
45 Cubbedge Rd., Crescent Beach, 471-8700
Located off A1A, one block south of the S.R. 206 bridge, this two-story beachy destination offers casual oceanfront dining and fresh local seafood. Dine indoors or out on the beachfront deck. Weekday happy hour.
$$$ FB B L D Daily

SPY GLOBAL CUISINE & LOUNGE
21 Hypolita St., 819-5637
The sophisticated addition to St. Augustine’s dining scene infuses the Ancient City with a West Coast vibe. Chef James Keene’s menu includes traditional Japanese entrées created with a European influence, sushi and a variety of saketinis, as well as 50 wines.
$$$ BW K L Thur.-Sun.; D Tue.-Sun.

STIR IT UP
18 A St., St. Augustine Beach, 461-4552
Reggae-named fresh sandwiches, wraps and smoothies are served just steps from the ocean. Try the Burrita Marley (hummus and avocado burrito) or the Pita Tosh (turkey, hummus and sprouts).
$ K TO L Daily; D Thur.-Sat.

SUNSET GRILLE
421 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach, 471-5555
This Key West-style restaurant serves fresh local seafood, steaks and sandwiches inside or at open-air counters. Celebrating 20-plus years, Sunset Grille has a new deck.
$$$ FB K TO L D Daily

T.G.I.FRIDAY’S
318 S.R. 312, 808-8443
See Arlington.
$$ FB K L D Daily

THE TASTING ROOM, WINE & TAPAS
25 Cuna St., 810-2400
This upscale contemporary Spanish restaurant fuses innovative tapas with an extensive wine list. Owned by Michael Lugo, The Tasting Room features live music nightly.
$$$ BW L Tue.-Sun., D Nightly

TEMPO
16 Cathedral Place, 547-0240
The newish fusion restaurant specializes in healthful American fare with a Latin flair. There’s a variety of live music every weekend.
$$ BW TO L D Tue.-Sun.

THEO’S RESTAURANT
169 King St., 824-5022
Located on the banks of San Sebastian River, Theo’s is just far enough away from the heart of downtown that it’s a popular haunt for locals and tourists alike. Favorites include seafood and Greek dishes; the hearty breakfast is also popular.
$ B L Daily

VILLAGIO ITALIAN GRILLE
500 S. Legacy Trail, World Golf Village, 940-8623
Located at Renaissance Resort, this restaurant features traditional and contemporary chef-crafted Italian selections made with local ingredients and farm-to-table items.
$$$ FB K TO B L D Daily

WILDFLOWER CAFÉ
4320 A1A S., St. Augustine Beach, 471-2691
One block from the beach, the Provençal-style cafe’s signature dishes are Wildflower grouper — sautéed, with blue crab meat and toasted almonds.
$ BW K B L Tue.-Sat.

WOODY’S BAR-B-Q
135 Jenkins St., Ste. 106, 819-8880
See Southside.
$ BW K TO L D Daily

YOBE FROZEN YOGURT
200 CBL Dr., Ste. 103, 217-8465
See Beaches.
$ TO Daily

YOGURT MOTION
163 Palencia Village, Ste. 102, 610-2220
This spot offers a healthful, nutritional cool treat in a non-dairy frozen yogurt (with no table sugar, lactose, chemicals or preservatives) in a variety of flavors.
$ TO Daily

ZAHARIAS RESTAURANT
3945 A1A S., St. Augustine Beach, 471-4799
This family-owned restaurant has been serving Greek and Italian dishes for more than 24 years. An outdoor patio is available. Live music is presented on weekends.
$$ FB K B L D Daily

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