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Cafe del Hidalgo

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35 Hypolita St., Saint Augustine, FL 32084
9048231196
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Saturday
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Hours:
Mon 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night, Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 120
    Excellent
  • 73
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The best gelato

Whenever we are in St. Augustine we stop here for gelato. It tastes just like you are in Rome eating Italian gelato. They have a variety of flavors, our favorites are cookies and cream, chocolate and chocolate chip (stracciatella)

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Laura M
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Whenever we are in St. Augustine we stop here for gelato. It tastes just like you are in Rome eating Italian gelato. They have a variety of flavors, our favorites are cookies and cream, chocolate and chocolate chip (stracciatella)

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We primarily get drinks and Gelato here. It is located in the perfect spot. Right after you take a long walk us St George Street and are ready for a snack and a restroom break.

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Portions were massive. Two people could easily split a small. The gelato itself was easily the best I've ever had. The reviews are right though - the place (decor, etc.) could definitely be revamped.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

The ice cream was great, made fresh every day but the management was awful. There was a lack of communication between manager and employee; she told us how to do something to tell the employee not her telling the employee herself. In addition, when he supposedly gave us free ice cream, she proceeded to yell at the employee in front... More 

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Beata K, Manager at Cafe del Hidalgo, responded to this review

To clarify this customer opinion about the owners I must explain he has never met them. The author of the only review on TA has came to our café and wanted to split smallest gelato we sell into two separate cups. He was informed that we do not split portions but he is welcome to take a water cup and... More 

Merritt Island, Florida
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152 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Great for ice cream and coffee AirCon is great and a nice place to stop off on a hot days shopping in St George's Street. Recommended

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Honea Path, South Carolina
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130 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Not quite a dinner stop maybe not even a lunch stop unless you are going for light they do have sandwiches but their specialty is gelato. They have quite a few flavors and are a little adventurous it's what you want in a gelato shop very nice solid old style furniture extremely relaxing pleasant visit in every way.

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nuneaton
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119 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We enjoyed some very tasty and good value paninis one lunchtime. It's quite small inside but there are tables in the shade out back too. The paninis are packed with flavour and good value, drinks are well priced too. We had a small issue with two of the paninis but this was fixed quickly and they offered us a free... More 

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Minneola, Florida
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Went here this past February on vacation. Ordered a gelato with three flavors and an espresso. It was wonderful! I have thought about it many times over the last several months. Of all the delicious food I had, this is the only thing I enjoyed enough to consider driving back solely to visit again! Molto bene! Grazie!

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Abbeville, South Carolina
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Excellent quality and friendly service. Price may be a little higher than other ice cream shops but the serving size was generous and definitely a good product.

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Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Not only has our family visited this superb coffee bar for 4 years in a row, but it remains one of the highlights and most-anticipated stops we make! Their gelato is refreshing with interesting flavours (always offering mini tastes to help decide)! Their hot coffee and iced coffee is always beautifully made, rich and smooth, with a fun assortment of... More 

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Address: 35 Hypolita St., Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Phone Number: 9048231196
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 35 Hypolita St., Saint Augustine, FL 32084
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: 9048231196

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?