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Bistro de Leon

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12 Cathedral Pl, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-4417
+1 904-810-2100
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Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 440
    Excellent
  • 116
    Very good
  • 47
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 31
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful Food and a Wonderful Staff

We were walking downtown and just happened on this place. I know we've passed it many times, but we finally went in. The food was divine. We had some wine, a filet special, and dessert, and the entire time, we kept revealing about the taste of each bite of food. The staff was exceptionally... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Wellville
,
Tennessee
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
Melbourne, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

This review is business etiquette related, which I hold larger than the food itself. Long story short, I had a family vacation planned in Orlando for a week, and decided to take a day trip up to St Augustine this past Saturday. The sole purpose for this visit was to take my girlfriend to have dinner at Bistro De Leon... More 

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Tennessee
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We were walking downtown and just happened on this place. I know we've passed it many times, but we finally went in. The food was divine. We had some wine, a filet special, and dessert, and the entire time, we kept revealing about the taste of each bite of food. The staff was exceptionally friendly, so much so that we... More 

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Top Contributor
186 reviews 186 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

When we got here is was not too busy. French breakfast menu. The $12 omelet was really enjoyed by my guest. They have very good coffee. My Quiche Lorraine was ok but barely warm... Not much taste either.

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Baltimore
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60 reviews 60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We stopped for lunch in St. Augustine on our way to West Palm Beach, and a very chic young lady suggested we try Bistro de Leon, and so we did. We had a table in the window and an excellent french lunch, with soup and salad and foie gras. The food and drink were great but the ambiance left something... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

It's a small place in a storefront in the old city across from the Old City Market. But the food is fantastic. If you enjoy French cuisine, then Bistro de Leon is for you. Marvelous.

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Niagara
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99 reviews 99 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Four of us went in for the $30 fixed price 3 course meal ($25 if you go early) and all were very satisfied. The appetizer and main course (seafood) were ample and very tasty. The dessert crêpe left a little to be desired but we felt the meal was a good value. The atmosphere was convivial and we would certainly... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Well located and authentic French bistro. After exploring the historic streets of St. Augustine, this spot is a quiet and cool place for lunch or dinner. Always good

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Titusville, Florida
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120 reviews 120 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We stopped here for a late breakfast after walking to the lighthouse and back from downtown. The temperature inside was a little warm at first but they quickly adjusted the air conditioning. The tables are positioned close to each other. This is perfect for my husband because he loves to make new friends. It was easy to strike up a... More 

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United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

i loved this restaurant. The food used to be very Europaen but I dont't know what happened. It seems to me that the chef (who can cook that you want to lick the plate after) does not care anymore. When he is cooking the food is delicious, when his staff is alone in the kitchen the quality drops dramatically. Also... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Noticed mixed reviews on this site and that was our experience...overall, probably would not go back. My sense is the owner is not very customer oriented....far from what we have enjoyed in other small owner operated Bistros ( he is the chef but never saw him ....at most ten customers there at any given time while we were there....not like... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 Cathedral Pl, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-4417
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-810-2100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 22
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm

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