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Our Favorite Restaurants

The historic district of St. Augustine is filled with wonderful places to eat and drink.
The following are just a few of our favorites!

Cafe Alcazar

Refined up-scale, white-tablecloth lunch option in the Lightner Museum, offering refined new american fare. Reservations recommended. 
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Casa Reina Taqueria & Tequila

Innovative Mexican, Latin American, and Florida Coastal cuisine come together with waterfront views to offer  authentic street tacos, enchiladas, and a selection of cocktails.  


Quaint, lively wine & tapas bar with specialty sangrias, patio seating & frequent live music.  Casual dining in the very center of historic downtown St. Augustine. Reservations not accepted.
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Meehan's Irish Pub & Seafood House

Cozy, casual locale for classic Irish food & drink, plus a deck with inter-coastal views & a garden-like back patio and an upstairs oyster bar. Reservations not accepted.

The Spanish Bakery & Cafe

Rustic, open-timbered spot with a stone oven, Spanish sandwiches, pastries & ample outdoor seating. Reservations not accepted.

The Raintree

Award winning, upscale ambiance specializing in steak & seafood inside a c. 1879 restored Victorian home with lovely outdoor courtyard. Multi-generational owner/operators. 


Owner and Executive Chef, Brian Whittington, is the only chef in St. Augustine to ever be nominated for the prestigious James Beard Foundation Award. Preserved is a charming up-scale eatery serving elevated Southern cuisine made from local ingredients with an amazing wine list. On-site parking available.
Reservations recommended.

Forgotten tonic

 Our goal at the newly rebranded Forgetten Tonic - C6 is to provide an inviting environment to enjoy dinner and conversations with those important to you with excellent service. The restaurant in open daily at 3 pm for dinner.  It is our hope you not only enjoy our food and drinks offerings but the memorable time spent with those around you. 
Reservations recommended. 

The Ice Plant

110 Riberia Street St. Augustine, FL 32084 | 904-829-6553
Happy Hour: 2:30-5 pm Monday – Friday
Ice is an integral component of a well-made drink. Our mission is to return to the craft of ice harvesting by freezing purified water in large blocks. Our bartenders can make drinks colder and with precisely the desired amount of dilution. We serve lunch 11:30am-2:30pm, Monday thru Friday. Dinner is served 5-10pm everyday. Brunch is served Saturday and Sundays from 10:00am-2:00pm. Reservations not accepted.

Harry's Seafood Bar & Grill

Harry's specializes in casual Cajun Cuisine inspired from New Orleans.  We love the shrimp & grits and if you never have had them they're a must have.  Harry's  follows the french phrase "Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler" "Let the Good Times Roll",  and the good food and drink roll with it. Call ahead seating sometimes offered.

Collage Restaurant

An up-scale dining experience located just around the corner from Carriage Way. Collage continues to provide their guests with a warm inviting atmosphere and a menu that uses fresh local ingredients including seafood and produce. Choice steaks, lamb, veal, chicken and pastas round out the menu. The kitchen staff, under watchful eye of the chef, prepares each dish from scratch and presents them with flair. Reservations recommended.  

The Floridian

The Floridian specializes in casual southern cuisine with a farm-to-table philosophy. They call it ‘Innovative Southern Fare for Omnivores, Herbivores and Locavores.' Regionally-inspired and fresh from the source, their cuisine is a synthesis of Down-home Southern Comfort Foods, and lighter, healthier, vibrant and creative dishes–with many vegetarian options. Reservations recommended.

Catch 27

A quaint casual environment and some of the best seafood in downtown St. Augustine. They believe in preparing and serving fresh, locally caught seafood from the nation's 27th State. We cook everything from scratch with seasonal ingredients and local produce. Their Fish, Shrimp, and Clams are caught in Florida waters, delivered fresh every day. Reservations recommended.
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Barley Republic

Barley Republic Irish Pub is located in historic downtown St. Augustine and offers great food, drinks and fun! This Irish Gastro pub serves up traditional burgers and sandwiches as well as delicious Irish favorites like Shepherd's Pie, Bangers and Mash, and Fish & Chips. They are tucked away from the hustle and bustle of St. George's Street at 48 Spanish Street and have indoor and outdoor seating. Barley Republic Irish Pub is a pub and restaurant that offers great food, drinks and an entertaining atmosphere! Reservations not accepted.

Prohibition Kitchen

A casual 1920's speakeasy restaurant and bar serving southern american cuisine with live music every-night from 6:00pm-Midnight. Locatded in the old opera house and the social epicenter of Flagler's prohibition era.  Sashay in and let your senses be seduced. Let chef Bradford's seasonally inspired techniques using local ingredients put the exclamation point on your rendezvous back in time... experience the Prohibition Kitchen. Reservations not accepted.

Casa Maya Restaurant

Casa Maya serves high end Latin American cuisine in the heart of St. Augustine's historic district. They also offer a variety of Mexican beer, wine, sangria, and a tequila bar. Specializing in local seafood and fresh ingredients, Casa Maya boasts an eclectic and healthy menu. Casa Maya also offers vegetarian dishes and organic foods for the more health-conscious diner. Reservations recommended. 

Mojo Old City BBQ

Have you found your MOJO? At Mojo's you can expect to hear great blues music, sit under local art, and to visit with members of the MOJO family, all the while enjoying a plate full of meats smoked in-house and homemade sides. The MOJO goal was to be able to offer an array of regional barbecue styles in one place and with their own personal touches. Call ahead seating sometimes offered.
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Michael's offers a casually elegant dining experience with a celebrated chef, dedicated staff, and passion for exquisite flavors including dry aged steaks, seafood and world-class wines. Michael's has received numerous honors and accolades. The Wine Spectator has awarded Michael's wine list it's "Award of Excellence" several years in a row. Chef Michael has also been recognized as "Best Chef" of St.Augustine in several city publications.
 Reservations recommended.


With an ode to the incredible power of the sea, AltaMarea is Italian for "high tide." From the Tuscan Coast to your plate, these Mediterranean flavors will have you buying the next plane ticket to Italy. 
Located right downtown by our historic city square, this restaurant not only makes their pasta handmade in the window by the front door, diners can take a walk in their walk-in wine cellar. Gluten free friendly. Reservations recommended.
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uptown swinery 

Priding itself on being a scratch kitchen, this eatery features locally sourced ingredients and a farm to table mission to bring its patrons delectable food from brunch to dinner. They offer an array of items from Wild Game Charcuterie boards to Banana Foster Pancakes, all of which will send your taste buds on an adventure. Vegan and Gluten free options are available. 

The Drunken horse

From their renowned NYC restaurant to the Historic District of St. Augustine, The Drunken Horse specializes in artistic and elegant French Cuisine and boasts a multitude of wines to select with your dinner or weekend brunch. Reservations recommended.
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Sainte-George Restaurant

Exquisitely crafted dishes blending the best of American and European cuisines for your enjoyment. Stunning views of the Castillo de San Marcos.

Casa Reina

Mexican, Latin American and Florida Coastal Cuisine featuring authentic street tacos and enchiladas, and a selection of unique innovative dishes. Waterfront views and spacious seating come together to offer a delightful dining experience.
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