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Santa Maria Restaurant

135 Avenida Menendez, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-4402
904-829-6578
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Ranked #298 of 481 Restaurants in Saint Augustine
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: American
Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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Eustis, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

While my sister was visiting from Washington State I wanted to take her to all the really cool places within a few hours from my home so we destined out for St Augustine. Wow it is beautiful there. LOTS of shopping. Whenever I am by the Ocean I like to eat right on the water. We both had the BBQ... More

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Keystone Heights, Florida
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This restaurant has been around for more than 30 years ! and there's a reason ! The food is great , and the service exceptional ! Has a view of the Bridge of Lions and the Marina . You can sit at there cozy bar and have a drink or join the family at the tables .You won't be disappointed... More

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

If you're not a clean freak and can overlook the nastiness of this place, the food great. A young male host/seater clearly couldn't care less about his job and pathetically informed us there would be a half hour wait. The bar where we waited was dank, dark, and tattered. We were seated in only 15 minutes and the appetizer we... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

The food was very good. Did not have to wait on a table. A little pricey. But overall the experience was great. You are directly on the water with a beautiful view an you get to feed the fish. I would definitely go back here again.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

Really nice blast from the past food is pretty good and the service is usually quick and nice only problem is the customers some people expect to much and should lower there expectations and from what I noticed the mess usually comes from unconcerned customers acting like heathens and often mistreating tired and overworked employees my overall recommendation is to... More

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USA
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92 reviews 92 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The big attraction of this restaurant is their "feed the fish" advertising. It should now be "try to feed the fish" as there are so many gulls, pigeons, and crows sitting around the restaurant that one now has to forcefully throw the freely provided bread through the openings near the tables so that it get s to the water before... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Nice place. Older decor. Food was great and priced well. Service was good except none of the employees seemed to be happy...just doing their jobs. It was fun to watch the fish (and feed them) from the portholes along the outer walls.

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Prospect, Kentucky
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Not a very updated restaurant, but we thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere and food Santa Maria has to offer. Staff was very friendly. Kids loved their meals and I thought the shrimp dinner was delicious. The fun and laughter we shared while feeding the birds and fish was non-stop, and the scenic views of the ships and water were fantastic. Love... More

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Ocala, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The building is OLD, it smells like it in places too. It reminds you of a seafood rest. from the 70's and had any of the staff walked out from the kitchen sporting mullets, I would've felt like I stepped out of a time machine. We were concerned at first, but once the waitress told us the kids could feed... More

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Ocala, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We had a great time! View was amazing, kids got to watch drawbridge go up. Food was very good. I had grilled shrimp tacos. Kids had a blast feeding the fish table side. Building and decor need a little tlc and updating, but overall great experience

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