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Cafe Alcazar

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25 Granada St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-4380
904-825-9948
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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  • 273
    Excellent
  • 101
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Must see, Must eat

The atmosphere is as wonderful as the taste of the food. The service very good. Our only complaint is that the portions are too small for the prices charged. Make sure to see the Lightner Museum which is where the cafe is located. Architectural delights!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Evelyn and Art L
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
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418 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

The atmosphere is as wonderful as the taste of the food. The service very good. Our only complaint is that the portions are too small for the prices charged. Make sure to see the Lightner Museum which is where the cafe is located. Architectural delights!

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

A group of 6 dined at Cafe Alcazar recently. It was a wonderful experience. It was one of the most palate pleasing meals I have ever had. I had the curried chicken salad (curry was just the right amount), chicken noodle soup (filled with lots of chicken), Crepes Alcazar with chicken complimented by a great rice dish. Also the Asian... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Like stepping back in time when you enter the Cafe. In it's day, it must have been grand to stay at the hotel and then go swimming in this grand pool, or dance in the ballroom up above. The food was served very nicely by stately waiters and was very good. A bit pricey, but the atmosphere made up for... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

It was great fun to dine in the former deep end of the once largest indoor swimming pool. The original walls and steps lead you to fanciful dining experience. The lunch menu is varied and the staff efficient as the piano player serenaded as in olden days. After lunch browse the antique shops lining the sides of the pool. Don't... More 

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Central Florida, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

very good food and excellent ambience. live piano music playing constantly and well done. not too loud and good choice of material

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St. John's, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The café is built over the former swimming pool. It's a small spot but the service is excellent. We had the soup of the day and half sandwich. It was excellent! Lovely bread with nice fresh ingredients. I recommend the Club Sandwich- delicious!

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Casselberry, Florida
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

While Cafe Alcazar is in the Lightner Museum, you DO NOT have to buy admission to the museum to eat there. The museum will direct you to the external entrance. We did tour the museum and enjoyed it. I wanted to give my wife and daughter a memorable experience and Cafe Alcazar delivered. This is a classy, small restaurant in... More 

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Dallas, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My husband and I stumbled across the cafe on a very hot June day. The former pool was cool, dim, and a quiet place to rest weary feet. The tasty cuisine and pleasant live music brought us back again the next summer. I wouldn't call this location perfect for a fancy meal or a super special occasion, but it is... More 

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Dunnellon, Florida
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133 reviews 133 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

We had a nice lunch in pleasant surrounding while being entertained by a classical guitarist who knew his business. Very enjoyable.

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Fairfax, Virginia
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We have never before eaten a luncheon on linens in a swimming pool. This cafe below the Lightner Museum is where the deepest section (12 ') of the largest swimming pool in North America once was -- within the Hotel Salazar. A talented piano player provided even more atmosphere. We had a 20 minute wait as there were many visiters... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25 Granada St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-4380
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: 904-825-9948

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 15
  • Cuisine: Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?