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Santa Maria Restaurant

135 Avenida Menendez, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-4402
904-829-6578
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Ranked #302 of 490 Restaurants in Saint Augustine
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: American
Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
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77 reviews 77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Loved this restaurant. The food was very good and so was our service. The tables are designed so you can open a hatch and feed the fish with bread you are given just for the fish. The restaurant is awesome. Built out over the water.Just beautiful. My son who was about 9 just loved feeding the fish while we ate.... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I got this amazing fish wrap with ceaser dressing absoultly amazing! The view is great! And the best part is you get to feed tge fish and seagulls!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

My family and I are from Orlando and go up to St. Augustine once a month, we finally decide to go to this restaurant and were very disappointed. It looked run down and the first thing that hits you is the God awful smell. We went up to the front desk and the hostess didn't smile not one time. She... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We were looking for a place to eat with a view of the bay. This was such a smart choice. You take a short walk on the pier to the restaurant. We had the spinach artichoke dip, blackened shrimp tacos and the fish of the day blackened tacos. We also got drinks. You can get a wonderful mason mug for... More 

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Palm Coast, Florida
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I had been wanting to try this restaurant for a long time. The food was really good, no complaints, and so was our waitress. What makes this restaurant so unique, not only being on the water, is the fact that they have little doors at each table by the windows that you can open and feed the seagulls! So cool!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We ate here years ago and enjoyed it so thought we would go back when we were visiting St Augustine for the day. The food was average quality, and definitely not the reason to go there. Feeding the greedy seagulls through the window ports is the reason you go. That combined with the overall kitshy feel of the decor. The... More 

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Orlando
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This place looks a whole lot better than it ends up being. The prices are a bit too high, the service is slow, and the food is not up to par for the price you pay. It used to be a lot better many years ago but not anymore. Honestly the only reason we came to eat at Santa Marias... More 

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I knew what to expect when we went for lunch here -- diner-quality food at restaurant prices in a grubby atmosphere surrounded by smelly, bloated seagulls. I had no expectations of a quality meal or romantic ambiance, I wanted to enjoy the ridiculous kitsch of the place. Really, there is no other compelling reason to eat here, and I got... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We visited St Augustine with our 15 month old daughter over Christmas break. The town was beyond packed with long waits for most restaurants, plus we found it hard to find kid friendly places to eat. First night in town, we went to an Italian place and got ripped off big time. We decided to go to the Santa Maria... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

You are on the pier and your best bet is the frozen fish with some awful sides. You get inside where the smell of dirt is everywhere apparent. We should have gotten outside immediately. Instead we decide to stay and give a try. Worst mistake - this is a very sad atmosphere, akward place with outreagous prices. Definitely, last time... More 

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Address: 135 Avenida Menendez, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-4402
Phone Number: 904-829-6578
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
Cuisine: American

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