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Cortesses Bistro - CLOSED

172 San Marco Avenue, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 825-6775
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Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Description: In St. Augustine, Florida, Cortesses Bistro is a seafood restaurant and lounge, specializing in delicious continental cuisine and courtyard dining. The Flamingo Room is a vibrant nightclub and lounge with live jazz, offering exciting cocktails at the martini bar.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Description: In St. Augustine, Florida, Cortesses Bistro is a seafood restaurant and lounge, specializing in delicious continental cuisine and courtyard dining. The Flamingo Room is a vibrant nightclub and lounge with live jazz, offering exciting cocktails at the martini bar.

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English first
Jacksonville, Florida
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

This was one of the top places to eat in St. Augustine. A group of us would go to the martini bar in front, have some drinks, listen to jazz or whatever was playing that night, then move on to the grotto for dinner. We did this almost every weekend. Food and atmosphere was great. Moved away in 2006 and... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Horrible food, horrible managment that neglected to pay employees I've heard. Place was dirty, food no good, should I go on?

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

A once thriving restaurant and lounge sold to new ownership, and you see all the bad reviews. It was indeed horrible. Thankfully, it is closed. I hope someone will restore the original success one day!

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

We were there the week after Thanksgiving and the leftover turkey was on their "special". We couldn't get a waiter to serve our drinks so after 30 minutes we walked out. They had to close!

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Palm Coast, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

This probably was a nice place at one time but the food and service the one time we went left a lot to be desired and the prices were too high for what we got.

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

Complaing staff....fighting waitresses. Witnessed employee employer spat over no paycheck. Obvious that food on menu doesnt match actual product. Martini bar only...dont eat here

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Tampa, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011 via mobile

Service was so slow and poor that it was painful! It really is a shame!

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Indianapolis
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

I was so disappointed that the is the first review I have wrote areview. I want to warm all not to go to this overpriced, crappy food place. Beware, I would rather eat at white castle!

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florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

The title of this review pretty much sums it up - the prices were high, the food was greasy and/or dry and the service was extremely slow and a bit erratic. All 3 fish entrees were in the $24 - $26 range, and came with a side salad and a vegetable and potato or rice. However the portions were small... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2011

We arrived at 6:45, were seated immediatly, and from there on things went downhill. Fantastic location, easy parking, anbd a place to avoid. We did not recieve our dinners until 9:30 and about 1/2 of them were wrong. My chicken was burned but I did not dare return it as I was going fishing the next morning at 6:30 and... More

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