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205 Anastasia Blvd, Saint Augustine, FL 32080-4504
904-829-6974
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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  • 534
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  • 153
    Very good
  • 68
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  • 25
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  • 19
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Worth the wait!!!!!

We were told the wait would be a hour. They took us to our table in about 40 minutes. We ordered and within 5 mins our food was delivered. Neat little restaurant. Best shrimp I have ever eaten.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Canon City, Colorado
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  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Canon City, Colorado
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We were told the wait would be a hour. They took us to our table in about 40 minutes. We ordered and within 5 mins our food was delivered. Neat little restaurant. Best shrimp I have ever eaten.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

best friend shrimp I've ever tasted. Shrimp very fresh and lightly breaded. Great side dishes too. Always a wait...but worth it!

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Tennessee
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We had a party of 6 for Saturday at 3 pm. Even though we called ahead, there was still a 1 hour wait. We got to spend time at the antique shop next door. I did no hear a complaint from anyone about the food. Fried shrimp was lightly battered. The shrimp creole was good. he red clam chowder was... More 

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Deltona, Florida
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We've been here before for dinner and loved it. A line of people wrapped around the building waiting to get into this restaurant is not an urban myth. This time, we went for lunch on a Tuesday afternoon and even then, it was a 30 minute wait(still worth it). When you get there, you go to the window and give... More 

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Owens Cross Roads, Alabama
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I see from the other reviews that most people liked eating here. On the the day I was there, my Famous St. Augustine Fried Shrimp, tasted as if it had been fried in old oil. The Baked Shrimp Creole under cooked and cold to boot.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Been lovin O'steen's for a lifetime. Lightly battered butterflied fried shrimps. Oh My dey so good. This time we drove the boat down from Charleston to get those shrimps. They did not disappoint. Can't comment on the rest of the menu cause I've never had anything else here. Cash only, get your name on the waiting list and head to... More 

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sarasota, florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Heard the hype and had to go. Battered shrimp were the best I ever had. My partner's blackened fish was delicious. All the rest just average to poor. Hush puppies were dried out, fried were barely browned. If your slice of heaven is fried you may live this place but for us we'll pass on the 45 min. wait.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We have been going to O'Steen's for almost 20 years when ever we get near St Augustine. The food is very good as is the service. O'Steen's is known for their fried shrimp, it is some of the best I have ever had. Be prepared for a wait, the dining room is small and the demand great. There is an... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Fried seafood was great, but there weren't a lot of options for my wife who has a gluten allergy. Fried shrimp, hushpuppies, and corn fritters were great, salad and tomatoes and zucchini were average at best.

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Miamisburg, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We heard about the fried shrimp all week so we saved this spot for our last night in town...so sorry we did that becaus we all wished we could go back. 3 fried shrimp meals, 1 catfish meal and 1 country fried steak special and not one complaint amongst us! The wait was not a problem as we got the... More 

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Additional Information about O'Steen's Restaurant

Address: 205 Anastasia Blvd, Saint Augustine, FL 32080-4504
Phone Number: 904-829-6974
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 205 Anastasia Blvd, Saint Augustine, FL 32080-4504
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: 904-829-6974

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?