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Ripe Bistro & Social Lounge

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1097 A1A, Public Plaza, Saint Augustine, FL 32080
904 471 3177
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Elegantly casual upscale dining offering fresh line caught seafood...
Elegantly casual upscale dining offering fresh line caught seafood, hormone free steaks, soups, unique baguette sandwiches, interesting crepes, wine bar, craft beers & a library lounge.
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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    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
Fresh as promised

Lovely dinner with great friends. Love the atmosphere for a shopping center restaurant. Fresh and tasty as promised.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
DebbyCraggs904
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Saint Augustine, Florida
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  • Local cuisine
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Daphne, AL, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Wonderful food, excellent service and a trendy decor! The pecan encrusted swordfish was cooked to perfection.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We were the only people dining, the rest of the patrons were in the bar area; which was probably a better choice. 2 of us ordered the filet, the waitress came back and told us they ran out. It was only 6pm. My husband then ordered the escargot, which had no flavor and the sausage pepper and onion crepe, there... More 

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Buford, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I had a great veggie sandwich ! The service was very slow. The waitor told me AFTER I completed my meal that they specialize in letting you create your own meal! I'm going back to create something with avocados and eggs.. my friend ordered chicken salad and it tasted like tuna salad. the chef came out and talked to us... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I had the fresh catch (the best Drum fish I have ever had) with zucchini and quinoa, while my wife had the black bean and sweet potato crepe. Both meals were impressive, just like the atmosphere. This is "Strip-mall" gold! The price point was fantastic for the quality and creativity. I highly recommend this place and will definitely be back.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Lovely dinner with great friends. Love the atmosphere for a shopping center restaurant. Fresh and tasty as promised.

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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

If you want to get far away from the chain operations and away from the standard offerings of most area restaurants, Ripe is for you. A unique casual setting with eclectic, locally sourced and fresh offerings. Great wine and beer selections compliment the menu items. This operation is a bit different but in a good way. Perfect for that special... More 

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Tallahassee, FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We love this place, when we can get to it. Great selections, swank interior, friendly staff. BUT, on a Saturday night, you have to stay open at least until 11pm. To the ownership, PLEASE reconsider; it would make a significant difference with my rating.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Signs throughout shopping center state Lunch Special $6.95. So I ordered what I thought was it. I didn't even look at the menu. I asked the waitress what it was and she replied it was a cold ahi tuna salad. That's what I got which was very good but the bill was $16.95. When I questioned it the curt bartender... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

First time trying this neat place so close to home. Food was absolutely delicious! Hard to believe they can put out such delights from a tiny kitchen! We'll be back!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This wine bar is close to our house. It is in a strip mall, so has ample parking. There is a great wine selection, with several wines by the glass. The kitchen is tiny, so food is limited. The back patio has live music.

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Additional Information about Ripe Bistro & Social Lounge

Address: 1097 A1A, Public Plaza, Saint Augustine, FL 32080
Phone Number: 904 471 3177
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $10 to $30
Cuisine: French, Steakhouse, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1097 A1A, Public Plaza, Saint Augustine, FL 32080
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: 904 471 3177

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $10 to $30
  • Cuisine: French, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

Elegantly casual upscale dining offering fresh line caught seafood, hormone free steaks, soups, unique baguette sandwiches, interesting crepes, wine bar, craft beers & a library lounge.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?