Help need restaurant advice now!

Feb 24th, 2008, 03:13 PM
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Help need restaurant advice now!

I have been in the St Augustine area for a week and have yet to find a decent restaurant! Need good value ,clean,nice suroundings and staff.Prefer places where locals eat. Have 3 more weeks here so would really appreciate help.
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Feb 24th, 2008, 06:16 PM
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If you want better responses, repost with "St. Augustine Restaurant Help" in the title. Good luck and good dining.
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Feb 24th, 2008, 06:32 PM
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From a previous post of mine:

Here are my restaurant recommendations, based solely on my personal preferences... and 17 years of enjoying their cuisine:

Old City House
Outstanding breakfasts and dinners. Located just steps away from the Casa Monica.

The Raintree

The Reef <
The food is very good, and the ocean views are even better. Be sure to arrive before sunset (or for Sunday brunch) for best views. Request a window table when making your reservation.

Saltwater Cowboys
(My personal favorite for ambiance and value combined)

Gypsy Cab Co. <>

Creekside Dinery

Le Pavillion <>

Honorable mention

(Perhaps the best shrimp in town. ZERO ambiance, no reservations, reasonable prices)

Barnacle Bill's
(Very good shrimp, reasonable prices, family atmosphere)

You'll notice that I did not mention the Columbia restaurant. IMO, their food is good, but not as good as any of the other restaurants I have mentioned.

Also, it is somewhat of a tourist trap and one of about 6-8 other Columbia's around the state. This may qualify them as a chain restaurant. I know a lot of people eat there, but the other restaurants I have given you are all better.

Happy dining!


Let me know if you have more specific questions.

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Feb 25th, 2008, 03:08 AM
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Thanks Vic! Just what I needed.
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Apr 5th, 2008, 02:26 PM
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This is probably too late for you but for future people this is a useful link look under vacation and click on restaurant. I personally like A1A Aleworks and JPHenley's

It would have also helped if the author had said what he/she likes to eat.
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