Dining in St. Augustine
Just like its eclectic blend of accommodations and attractions, St. Augustine also offers a wide variety of casual and upscale restaurants. From seafood feasts and southern delicacies to Cuban cuisine and Spanish spices, St. Augustine's restaurants are a welcome vacation for your taste buds.
Acclaimed for their variety, the many fine restaurants in St. Augustine offer some of the best choices in Northeast Florida. The area has a variety of ambience choices as well, including authentic pubs, fine dining, gourmet bistros, waterfront terraces and unique, casual cafes. Come dine with us and enjoy the nation's finest food in the nation's oldest city!
And for a nightcap, make sure you check out our clubs and pubs in the St. Augustine Nightlife section!
Family Dining in St. Augustine
Not every evening's meal has to be an elegant in order to be a fun, memorable and delicious experience. Vacations wouldn't be enjoyable without a few casual meals in flip-flops and jeans. Whether you plan to dine with the kids in tow, or simply desire a laidback meal to complement a relaxing day at the beach, St. Augustine has a host of great eateries with family atmospheres and delectable food. Many of the restaurants in our listings below are great for families, give them a call if you're unsure whether or not they are kid friendly.
Le Pavillon Restaurant
Honoring the legacy of her father, Chef Claude Sinatsch, Patty and Joe Kelbert, along with her mother Gisele invite you to enjoy continental and German cuisine in the European tradition, featuring fresh seafood and rack of lamb. Open daily from 11:30am - 2pm, 5pm - close. Sunday brunch at 11:30. Small private party and banquet facilities are available. Please call for reservations and gift cards.
The Reef Restaurant
Dine as you look at the spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. This will complete your trip to St. Augustine. Romantic, special occasion, wedding receptions, or just a wonderful place to dine. 100 oceanview seats to choose from. Inside and outside seating. Live music on the weekends. Daily happy hour from 3 to 7. Casual oceanfront dining has never been so good!
A local tradition since 1981, now celebrating 31 years. The fried shrimp has become a St. Augustine signature item with an expanded menu of homemade dishes including chowders, grilled-blackened-fried-broiled fresh fish entrees, seafood, steak, gator tail, chicken, entree salads, fresh daily vegetables and dynamic sauces to enhance your meal. Our famed Banana Delight dessert will top off your day! Full bar & group bookings available.
We welcome you to Raintree, where memories are made. Enjoy casual dining in the intimate atmosphere of this beautifully restored 1879 Victorian Home. Our award winning menu is a delicate blend of international influences coupled with the contemporary and traditional styles of today. We invite you to enhance your dining experience with a bottle of wine from our award winning selection. Cap your dining experience off with a scrumptious dessert and you'll agree that Raintree is truly one of Florida's true destination restaurants.
Enjoy Urban Cuisine. It's a little of a lot of things. Cab Fare (the menu) draws on multiple influences including Italian, German, Cajun, Mediterranean, classical European, Southern, Oriental, and Floribbean. Locals and visitors alike agree. Casual restaurant with diner friendliness and full service bar. Next door enjoy the Corner Bar...Sports Bar and Grill.
FRESH FISH on the WATER! St. Augustine's premier seafood restaurant Kingfish Grill. Spectacular views, indoor and outdoor dining on the water. Open 7 nights from 4:00 p.m. Lunch served Saturdays and Sundays from 11 30 a.m. Available weekdays to host Holiday Parties, Business Meetings, or Social Gatherings for parties of 50 or more. Full Bar and Seasonal Entertainment.
Located "Somewhere on A1A", enjoy a relaxed Key West Atmosphere at this premier seafood restaurant and favorite "parrothead" meeting spot for award winning food. 33 time winner of "The Great Chowder Debate" and "Taste of the Beach" food festival. Indoor and outdoor seating. Menu features local seafood and Award Winning Ribs as well as a variety of specialty sandwiches, Fish Tacos, full bar and children's menu.
South Beach Grill
Fresh Local Seafood and Aloha Service since 1997" - South Beach Grill, a casual ocean front dining experience you will not forget. Regarded as one of the best local restaurants for fresh fish, shrimp, oysters and crab legs. Featuring creative specials daily. Select from outstanding pasta dishes, Black Angus steaks, vegetarian selections and a variety of sandwiches and salads. Breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean from every table.
A1A Ale Works
Sweeping vistas, world class cuisine, live entertainment and handcrafted beer await you at St. Augustine’s A1A Ale Works. Enjoy a variety of delicious dishes including an array of local seafood favorites. Dine inside or on our unique wrap-around balcony overlooking scenic Matanzas Bay and the Bridge of Lions. Planning a big event? Ask about our banquet facilities and catering!
Cap's on the Water
This is how Florida used to look. Take a leisurely ride down A1A to Cap's on the Water, a waterfront dining experience located between Ponte Vedra and St. Augustine. Cap's has a large outdoor deck, an oyster bar and an intimate indoor restaurant. We serve new coastal cuisine, offer a full bar and have a wine list worthy of seven Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence in a row.
Salt Water Cowboys
Listed in Robert Tolfs Top 200 Restaurants in Florida since 1990. You'll find Salt Water Cowboys perched above wildlife-laden salt marshes flanking the Intracoastal waterway. The interior is reminiscent of a turn-of-the-century fish camp. Serving up their own brand of fresh seafood, BBQ ribs, chicken, steaks, Gator Tail and soft-shell turtle to locals and visitors for 23 years.
Experience North Florida low country cookin' in a charming creekside setting overlooking Gonzales Creek off the Intracoastal Waterway. We offer three separately themed dining rooms as well as a comfortable bar area that opens onto a large outside deck. Weather permitting, customers can dine outside or relax with a refreshing drink and listen to some of the area's musicians.