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Spanish Bakery & Cafe

42-1/2 St. George St., Rear garden behind 42 St. George St., Saint Augustine, FL 32084-3608 (Formerly Spanish Bakery)
904-342-7859
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Ranked #137 of 485 restaurants in Saint Augustine
Price range: $4 - $8
Cuisines: American, Bakery, Spanish, Café
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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  • Italian first
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English first
Charleston, SC
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80 reviews 80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This little restaurant is tucked back in a courtyard in St. Augustine's historic district. Because the courtyard is walled, it doesn't scream its presence from the street. But I'm willing to do a bit of screaming on its behalf. Good empanadas stuffed with either beef or chicken, extremely good Spanish pilau (seriously, I could make a meal of this), hot-ish... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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191 reviews 191 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Good food. Excellent Prices. Simple. Delicous. Open around 10-8, but I think hours change with season so you may want to call. Authentic. Fresh...Would go there everyday if I could

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I have heard quite abit of this bakery and went to it for the first time today. Disappointed to say the least. Two young girls texting who could have cared less and I guess that it was a good thing because everything looked old and not much to pick from, so I left and will not return for quite awhile.... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The fresh baked bread and cookies are always the best! Great prices, too! Nothing beats the spanish bakery bread!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The bread is awesome when right from the oven. Soup is also good, along with datil sauce. It is difficult to find if you've never been there, but definitely worth it. Not much ambiance but that's not what this place is about. It's all about THE BREAD!

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Virginia W, Public Relations Manager at Spanish Bakery & Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We bake our bread daily. Hot bread is always great. More

Cleveland, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We will definitely be going back next time we visit. The bread is yummy, and the cookies are awesome. We tried several different items (soup, empanadas, etc.), and everything was good.

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Virginia W, Public Relations Manager at Spanish Bakery & Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. We are so glad you enjoyed your Empanadas Combo lunch. More

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Loved the empanandas (not sure if that's how you spell it) and the meal deal. Nice peaceful setting just off the main road.

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Looking for a quick bite in Old City and stumbled onto the Spanish Bakery. Good variety of fresh food. The lunch deal included bread, drink, and a cookie. Chicken and rice was very tasty. Would try Empanadas next time.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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96 reviews 96 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Good place in the Old City to stop in for a quick bite at a great price. Empanadas are especially tasty.

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Lakeland Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

What used to be a fabulous secret has a new management. The food is still great, but I missed a few things on the basic menu and was disappointed the prices had moved up from Holy Cow! cheap to just a normal bill of fare. The new management changed the cash only policy (Yippie), but she must have been stressed... More

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