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Crucial Coffee Cafe

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26 Charlotte St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-3646
904-810-2080
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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
It's Crucial To Have A Coffee Here!

We turned off St George Street into this little street and found Crucial Coffee. The small wooden building is quite interesting, no room inside to drink but there is a shared garden with The Gourmet Hut next door where there are tables and chairs. Had drinks from both places. My Coffee was really... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
OldBear
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Lancashire, England
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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Lancashire, England
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326 reviews 326 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
270 helpful votes 270 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We turned off St George Street into this little street and found Crucial Coffee. The small wooden building is quite interesting, no room inside to drink but there is a shared garden with The Gourmet Hut next door where there are tables and chairs. Had drinks from both places. My Coffee was really smooth and tasty. They have a variety... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I just love the name #CrucialCoffee. That in itself made me stop early Saturday morning for a taste of what they had. No lines yet we right as they opened up. I thought it was the cutest little cafe/wooden shack in a great area to stroll around and sip your drink of choice. Milky Way Mocha! YUM YUM They also... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Probably the most unusual place that I have had coffee. But the coffee and cake were very good. The wooden shack was decorated with most unusual drawings-street artist sort of stuff- which I think that you could buy and artisan gifts. There was a outside area with tables that was available but early morning in St Augustine was a bit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I had the Chai Ginger tea and it was delicious. After i finished off my tea, i helped my husband with his coffee. The place is very tiny with so much character. You can just walk up to the window if you like to place your order. Although i didnt have any, the desserts looked amazing.

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Opelika AL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Wow the MOST expensive cheesecake I have ever had ...we were assured that the baker is a genius...:) He is...very yummy but two coffees and 2 pieces of cheesecake were $21 !!!! Lovely courtyard and enjoyed sitting in the sun. A very casual place so may need to bus your own table or hunt for a clean one.

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Arnold, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I stopped here for my first cup of coffee every morning while watching the sun rise over the bay.....wonderful!

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

It was freezing cold and had the best pick me shot of caffeine just in time! Cute little wood cottage with everything a coffee lover could ever ask for! Authentic drinks made by people who knew what they were doing :)

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Saxtons River, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

great coffee of every size/flavor and style, tea's ,Chai, friendly service, cool little building, great location

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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We had heard about the coffee house on trip advisor, and stumbled on it by accident the first time. We had a wonderful smoothie and flavored coffee. Wow were they good. The service was a little slow, but worth the wait. I felt bad for the people in line behind me. The line became quite long. The prices were competitive.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I have loved this place for a long time due to the wonderful atmosphere. However the owner has become very greedy. Charging over 80 dollars for one salmon dish and a few cups of coffee then adding gratuity. Gave us horrible service. Chef gave us an attitude. Made the whole experience very uncomfortable. Coffee is very average for the above... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26 Charlotte St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-3646
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: 904-810-2080

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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