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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
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Reservations

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  • 265
    Excellent
  • 97
    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
Most recent review
Elegant and special

This cafe is in the back of the Lightner museum, in the place that once was the largest swimming pool in North America. The atmosphere is elegant, historic and beautiful. They had a guitar player gently strumming while we ate. The food was excellent, the wine delicious and the service spectacular... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
canada777-1207
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Lafayette, Colorado
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
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406 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Lafayette, Colorado
Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

This cafe is in the back of the Lightner museum, in the place that once was the largest swimming pool in North America. The atmosphere is elegant, historic and beautiful. They had a guitar player gently strumming while we ate. The food was excellent, the wine delicious and the service spectacular. They even bring around an old photo of the... More 

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Orlando
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68 reviews 68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Made reservations and really enjoyed a leisurely lunch inside the Lightner museum. Small intimate setting complete with an extremely talented guitarist added to the creative, fresh lunch offerings. The artichoke pasta - Alcazar Giovanni- was to die for (although would have been happier if a small green salad were pared with the heavy entree). Hummus salad was fresh and tasty... More 

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King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

With each visit to the area we do stop for lunch. The menu pretty much stays the same and the food is delicious. On this visit we came with a friend for her birthday. The server we had was attentive and proper. We do enjoy coming at least once per season but I would like to see them extend their... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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136 reviews 136 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

My sister and I took an impromptu visit to St. Augustine and were looking for a restaurant that was quiet and out of the way of tourists.(We had just gotten off of an annoying trolley ride). This was phenomenal. I had the asparagus panini and my sister had the club sandwich. I'm not a vegetable eater(no clue what possessed me... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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91 reviews 91 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

We heard about this restaurant from the Information Center in St. Augustine. You won't be disappointed they said and we weren't as it was the swimming pool of the former hotel, now Flagler Museum. Four stories high with gables soaring overhead it was awesome. Food was excellent as was the live guitarist playing at lunch. Their desserts were freshly made... More 

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Stafford, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Considering that the restaurant is on the floor of a century-old swimming pool, it's very elegant with good food. Only open for lunch, seems to serve mostly the city hall employees and visitors to the Lighter Museum.

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Pembroke Pines, FL
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We enjoyed lunch at the Cafe Alcazar a couple of weeks ago. It was fabulous! The ambiance alone made it perfect. Soft guitar playing, yummy food and very attentive wait staff. We love the museum and now also love the Cafe. What a unique experience to have lunch in what was once the deep end of this amazing pool! We'll... More 

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New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We went to the museum and decided to have lunch here after. It was great. The atmosphere is unsurpassed; there was live piano music; adjacent antique shops, and good food and service at a fair price. Next time we are in the ST Augustine area we will definitely eat at the Café Alcazar!!!

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Melbourne, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My girlfriend and I visited St. Augustine this past weekend and we hit Cafe Alcazar twice. We didn't initially plan on doing so, but the food was too good to not go back. We have eaten here a total of four times now. The location of the cafe is outstanding (an old swimming pool in a history-rich building) and the... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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83 reviews 83 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

A different dining experience. Located in what had once been the largest indoor swimming pool the location is stunning. Offering a variety of items on the luncheon menu I highly recommend the French Onion Soup and the deserts are excellent. Our waiter Mike provided excellent service.

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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?