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Things to do in St. Augustine Beach

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Seafood Restaurant
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“This is a local favorite. Enjoy good food and service. You can eat outside or inside. Nice ocean views upstairs outside. My favorite is the Asian salmon salad, but they offer a wide variety of coastal and American dishes . Also check out the music scene and comfy bar seating. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
$$
“This famous St. Augustine Beach restaurant is practically in our back yard. Food and drinks are fantastic! Indoor and outdoor seating. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Local favorite! Great sandpit for the children! Delicious seafood specials and beach front views. Casual dining.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Caribbean Restaurant
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“Family friendly Caribbean themed beach bar and grill. This bright and colorful little bistro bursts with authentic island style charm and is located just under 100 yards from the beach. Infused with a unique tropical flair the entrees are always fresh and are reasonably priced. Fresh fish, coconut shrimp, chicken, sandwiches, wraps, burgers and a wide selection of adult beverages with bar seating. They even offer their own locally brewed beer. * 0.4 Miles walking or biking from Coquina Cottage. Head east (towards the ocean) on C-Street. Turn left on A1A Beach BLVD. Mangos is located on the corner of A1A and A-Street”
  • 25 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Locals love The Kookaburra and you will too! The coolest little coffee shop in town with indoor and outdoor seating. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Just a short drive on A1A North. This restaurant has a great upstairs bar and grill with good food at a reasonable price. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Located in St. Augustine Beach. Great place for Sunday Brunch or coffee/lunch. Live music in the evenings. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Casual - outdoor seating with picnic tables. Call ahead for faster service. Great tacos. Our favs: ufo & Mahi nachos! ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Place to eat
“The St Augustine Pier at the beach is a great place to fish, sightsee, ...or watch the sunset. There is a splash pad near by for the children and of course the beach. On Wednesday mornings the farmer’s market at the pier has fresh vegetables, amazing seafood, baked goods and several other vendors. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Café
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“FA: Beach access point with parking lot located adjacent to Embassy Suites across the street from FA Cafe. Lifeguard tower is located here. No beach driving.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Hole-in-the-wall hidden gem with amazing smoothies and wraps! Walk-up window style so bare sandy feet are always welcome. Great option if you want to take your food and eat on the beach. Vegetarian friendly.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Café
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“Absolutely best mom and pop pancakes...With a variety of combinations such as Jalapeno Cheddar bacon pancakes to mixed seasonal berry ...also try their homemade fruit water while there...One of my favorites!! must go there..”
  • 9 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“The food and atmosphere are amazing - Authentic Rustic Italian deliciousness - Brick oven pizzas - local fresh catch - vegetarian and gluten free options...”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A real "old Florida" beach bar, no shoes, no problem. Funky folks laughing the day away. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Casual Mediterranean eatery serving breakfast to dinner in a pleasant room or out on the patio.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“This is a local favorite. Enjoy good food and service. You can eat outside or inside. Nice ocean views upstairs outside. My favorite is the Asian salmon salad, but they offer a wide variety of coastal and American dishes . Also check out the music scene and comfy bar seating. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“This famous St. Augustine Beach restaurant is practically in our back yard. Food and drinks are fantastic! Indoor and outdoor seating. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Local favorite! Great sandpit for the children! Delicious seafood specials and beach front views. Casual dining.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Caribbean Restaurant
“Family friendly Caribbean themed beach bar and grill. This bright and colorful little bistro bursts with authentic island style charm and is located just under 100 yards from the beach. Infused with a unique tropical flair the entrees are always fresh and are reasonably priced. Fresh fish, coconut shrimp, chicken, sandwiches, wraps, burgers and a wide selection of adult beverages with bar seating. They even offer their own locally brewed beer. * 0.4 Miles walking or biking from Coquina Cottage. Head east (towards the ocean) on C-Street. Turn left on A1A Beach BLVD. Mangos is located on the corner of A1A and A-Street”
  • 25 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Just a short drive on A1A North. This restaurant has a great upstairs bar and grill with good food at a reasonable price. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Located in St. Augustine Beach. Great place for Sunday Brunch or coffee/lunch. Live music in the evenings. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Casual - outdoor seating with picnic tables. Call ahead for faster service. Great tacos. Our favs: ufo & Mahi nachos! ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Café
“FA: Beach access point with parking lot located adjacent to Embassy Suites across the street from FA Cafe. Lifeguard tower is located here. No beach driving.”
  • 10 locals recommend

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