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All 486 Saint Augustine Restaurants

Salt Water Cowboy's

299 Dondanville Rd, Saint Augustine, FL 32080-6403
904-471-2332
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Ranked #134 of 486 Restaurants in Saint Augustine
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
jacksonville, FL
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The restaurant looks like a house sitting over the salt marsh. If you get there right as they open, you may not have to wait as long. We were a party of 8 and we only waited about 10 minutes. Everything we ordered was delicious. Onion Rings were awesome, as were the fried shrimp. Try it, you won't be disappointed!

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Living in Jax, we have been here a couple times over the years....there are so many places that are closer home, where the seafood is just as good. We stopped in here after the boat parade, as it was less painful to drive the 20 mins from the bayfront vs waiting for a table for at least an hour..... This... More 

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Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We were fortunate enough to visit when they were decorated for Christmas. The place is decorated like an upscale enclosed dock. Very charming and the beautiful decorations added to the ambience. We started out with alligator bites appetizer. We had never tried alligator and were pleasantly surprised. They come with a sweet/sour/spicy dipping sauce, yum! I had a mixed drink... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Took some out-of-town friends there last evening for a Birthday Celebration and as always the food was great. When it has to be perfect this is the place. Never been disappointed.

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Ocala
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We had this restaurant recommended to us several years ago, but hadn't been since it's 2 hours from our home in Ocala. We dropped in on a day trip and were impressed. Went back two weeks ago with the family and they were even more impressed. The seafood is excellent, and the pricing on the low side. Service was quick... More 

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Rome, Georgia
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I looked through the reviews on Trip Advisor for a nice place to have dinner. After reading some comments about Salt Water Cowboy I suggested it to our group. The four of us arrived shortly after 5 on this Tuesday. (Currently they are closed on Monday's) We had called for reservations but a recorded message told us they don't take... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I enjoyed my catch of the day and the blackened fish but the rest of the table raved about their fried shrimp. The house salads that came with each meal were fresh and delicious with amazing homemade dressing. Also we all enjoyed the white washed interior.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I tend to get the fried or coconut shrimp every time I eat here, but everything I've had is good. The hush puppies! The shrmip! The salad - and the house salad dressing! The bread. Okay, now I'm hungry!

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Too bad it's a secret to a lot of people, because "Cowboys" is a great place for seafood. It's a quaint, rustic looking, shack sort of place hidden at the end of Dondanville Rd. Kinda hard to find but well worth the search. From shrimp to fish to my favorite...scallops; Salt Water Cowboys has the best seafood in the area.... More 

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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59 reviews 59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Been around since I was a child and It was one of my dad's favorites and now it is one of ours! From steak to seafood to frog legs, you can't go wrong with whatever you order. Great atmosphere right on the water and friendly service. We look forward to having another great meal at Salt Waters!

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Additional Information about Salt Water Cowboy's

Address: 299 Dondanville Rd, Saint Augustine, FL 32080-6403
Phone Number: 904-471-2332
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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