Everyone likes to eat! The Taste of St. Augustine is an annual outdoor food festival that highlights the culinary heritage and culture of St. Johns County by showcasing new restaurants and established favorites. Sample our local cuisine and learn about our area’s food culture! Sights, sounds, and delectable aromas from an eclectic mix of St. Augustine restaurants – from the casual to the upscale – greet you when you first arrive.
With your $5 admission (children admitted free and free parking), you’ll receive a map which indicates the participating restaurants, their location at the Taste, and the dish(es) they are serving. This will allow you to make a plan for your culinary exploration!
Purchase tickets to “taste” food from each restaurant, making note of whose food you enjoyed so you can go there for dinner sometime. Tickets are $1 each with restaurants charging between 1 – 5 tickets per taste.
In addition to local restaurants, local breweries and wineries also participate. You can sit at tables located throughout the Amphitheatre or sit in the Amphitheatre seats and enjoy the live music festival.
Participating restaurants compete for the prestigious TOStA (Taste of St. Augustine) awards. The categories include; Best Family Dining, Best Ethnic, Best Upscale, Best Dessert, and the popluar “People’s Choice”. Make your vote count!
For the little ones, a special (free) Children’s Area is offered with fun activities including crafts and face-painting. You will also receive a special coupon page with discounts to local attractions!