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Cafe Alcazar

25 Granada St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-4380
904-825-9948
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Ranked #28 of 485 Restaurants in Saint Augustine
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Continental
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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English first
Glendale, Arizona
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567 reviews 567 reviews
522 restaurant reviews
248 helpful votes 248 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 NEW

Just a cafe with a limited menu located in the deep end of what was once the world's largest indoor swimming pool built by Henry Flager as part of his winter hotel complex, now the Lightner Museum. So it might be the worlds best swimming pool conversion. The food is chef driven and very good. The service is excellent. The... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I do not know why this place wasn't packed for dinner service. It's only open for dinner on the first Friday of every month. I believe it serves lunch daily from 11-3. It's located inside the Lightner Museum, just park in the lot behind the museum. Back in the late 1880's and early 1900's this was the location for the... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

First Friday of each month the Café Alcazar is open for dinner. Normally a lunch time only affair the Art Walk Friday must present some problems for the staff, but it did not show. The selections were very accommodating to a vegetarian diet, but their selection of sea food and chicken seemed to be fairly extensive. The dessert menu is... More

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Brierfield, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We were glad we made it to St augustine in time for lunch here. My wife found it from other's reviews on tripadvisor. its not something you pass on the street but it is a beautiful place for a quiet lunch listening to the piano. A perfect way to start or vacation. The food was plentiful and very good. I''... More

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Hagerstown, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This was a fantastic place for lunch after a long day of touring the old city in the August heat. This was an indoor swimming pool for the hotel in the 1920's. Very relaxing with a guitar player playing quietly in a corner. The food was really good & I recommend their Greek soup, which was a meal in itself.... More

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Maryland
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68 reviews 68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

It has become a tradition! Whenever we vacation in St Augustine, we have lunch at the Cafe Alcazar. Although it is located in the Lightner Museum, you do not have to go through the museum to get to it. Walk around the left side of the museum and you will see the entrance. The menu has not changed over the... More

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St Augustine
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We love coming here for the food and the unique atmosphere. (Try the curry chicken salad or personal pizzas)

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Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The Cafe has it's own side entrance in the Lightner museum building. Cafe is in what used to be a giant indoor swimming pool. Unique, cozy, informal yet upscale ambiance. Live classic piano music during lunch. The French onion soup was the absolute best seasoned, consistency that I have ever had! Ever! Salvo red every bite. Good portions. Left full.... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Not sure how this could possibly get less than excellent reviews. The service and food, not to mention the ambiance could not be beat. Visited the Lightner museum last week with a friend and decided to have a very late lunch here. Neither of us were disappointed. It was pretty incredible to think that we were sitting in what was... More

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Novato CA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Restaurant is set in what used to be the largest indoor swimming pool. They did a great job in setting the ambiance. Surrounded by small antique shops. Lunch only. Opens for dinner monthly during the art walk. Staff was attentive but not over done. Guitar player with classical guitar. Music was never loud enough to interfere with conversation. We went... More

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