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Santa Maria Restaurant

135 Avenida Menendez, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-4402
904-829-6578
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Ranked #300 of 480 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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Orlando, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Santa Maria has been a staple in St Augustine for several decades. Seafood with a great view of the Bridge of Lions and the water front and marina. Know for its small trap doors adjacent to the tables to let you drop bread to feed fish waiting under the restaurant, which is set on piers adjacent to the marina and... More

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We were attracted by the location on the water. While the initial approach was cement and attractive, the wooden walkway appeared bumpy and not in good condition. We sat near the windows to watch the boats and looked at the menu. Prices were a bit high for the descriptions and the ambiance but we decided to stay and we ordered.... More

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Florida
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354 reviews 354 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

I'd eaten here a few times many years ago when the Connell family owned the restaurant, and it was fantastic, but I hadn't been back in a dozen years. A friend and I were meeting for lunch and decided to check it out. The view is amazing ... the restaurant sits IN the intracoastal waterway, built on wooden stilts. Windows... More

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Chester, VA
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125 reviews 125 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This appears to be a very old restaurant. It is on the water so has some views but really in my opinion needs some updating. The food was ok, nothing outstanding. Crabcakes were good. You are given a basket of bread to feed the fish while you eat. Very rustic but nautical.

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Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

the food and service were way below our expectations. the place was empty on a saturday night--does that tell you anything?!

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Eustis, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
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66 reviews 66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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
17 helpful votes 17 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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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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Additional Information about Santa Maria Restaurant

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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