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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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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night

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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
Afternoon delight

Hot humid afternoon but still wanted a coffee. What can I say I love the flavor of coffee! It is seldom so hot that I order iced coffee but this was one of those days. Ask for dark roast seems that the acid and caffeine may be a little lower. Well I got a wonderful dark roast strong enough to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
James B
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Elkton, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I fiancée and I came in here to grab some morning coffee. It has a neat look, but we walked in waited a minute or two and we definitely weren't greeted with a smile. My fiancé had a question and was rudely mumbled an answer. It actually rubbed me the wrong way so much I decided not to get anything... More 

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Elkton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Hot humid afternoon but still wanted a coffee. What can I say I love the flavor of coffee! It is seldom so hot that I order iced coffee but this was one of those days. Ask for dark roast seems that the acid and caffeine may be a little lower. Well I got a wonderful dark roast strong enough to... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

What a great little place for awesome coffee!! We went here while waiting for Meehan's to open for brunch and found this little spot to be a perfect place for lucious coffee. It's just as quaint on the inside as the outside and their ice coffee was delicious!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I came here and loved the ice cream! They are truly homemade and are delectable. The location is great because it is right across the Castillo of San Marcos. They have such a great variety of sweets and have reasonable prices. I loved this place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We tried this coffee shop for the first time today. Its a really really cute little place with a beautiful garden to sit in and enjoy your coffee. The barista was friendly and answered all my questions, they have a pretty large list of drinks. I finally decided to go with the spotted owl latte and it was absolutely delicious.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Looking at the building, you wouldn't expect much, but once you order, you will be pleased. They open at 8, which is much earlier than just about anything else in the historic district, so those staying in the area can get something other than hotel coffee. The Thai Coffee is great and the treats are tasty. The artwork for sale... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We stopped by for a cool treat after touring the fort. We opted for mint chocolate chip ice cream, which they told us was local made, and Italian ices. Each ice came with a topping of another flavor for garnish. Very refreshing, and there is a cute garden next door that we were able to take a seat and enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

A gem of a find! Coffee is delightful. Excellent flavor and aroma! The owner and staff offered great hospitality. The shop is very unique and quaint.

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Tampa, FL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

After leaving the pirate museum, we opted for something refreshing and low on calories. Smoothies! So we ran into this shop. It was an amazingly old looking building that used to be a blacksmith. The garden was awesome and inviting. The lady who was making teh drinks was pretty busy. So she asked some other gentleman to make our drinks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This place has the best chair tea latte I've ever had. It's right next to the Castillo. It's near a bunch of awesome places to eat after getting your coffee drink too 💕🙏🏽

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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: Cafe

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