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All 481 Saint Augustine Restaurants

Spanish Bakery & Cafe

42-1/2 St. George St., Rear garden behind 42 St. George St., Saint Augustine, FL 32084-3608 (Formerly Spanish Bakery)
+1 904-342-7859
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Ranked #161 of 481 Restaurants in Saint Augustine
Price range: $4 - $8
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Bakery, Spanish, Café
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch
Description: Spanish Bakery & Cafe has been serving customers for over 40 years. We specialize in fresh baked bread, homemade empanadas, sausage rolls, daily soups, picadillo (a beanless Spanish chili), cookies and pastries. It is a fresh, fast and delicious meal.
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Florida
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79 reviews 79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Not much has changed sine our first time here 20+ years ago, wonderful soups, amazing bread, cinnamon buns that are sinful! Now accepting credit for the first time ever!! We could buy more than usual! Delicious and the staff are so friendly!! One of the things I adore most during our visits here!

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Memphis, Tennessee
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My hubby and I both had the empanads. He had beef and I had the chicken. The chicken was soooo good. We both agreed it was better than the beef. The mini bread loaf was very good as well. If you get the combo, it will come with the empanada, mini bread a cookie and a drink for $6.50. Its... More

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Chillicothe, Ohio
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We never miss a chance to eat lunch here when in St. Augustine. The lunch special of soup, bread, a cookie and drink can't be beat for the value or the taste. The Picadillo Soup is fantastic!

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Oviedo, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I am a bread person and any time I go to St. Augustine I make it a priority to stop here and get a Round Loaf of their homemade bread. Most times it is still warm to the touch and tastes good with or without butter. The Bakery also serves some Spanish comfort food - picadillo (which is seasoned ground... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I tried this just to experience history and hopefully great food. We ordered the beef empanada. We are both Hispanic to the core and what we tasted was tasteless. Don't get me wrong. The location was definitely historic and the the atmosphere of the shop was amazing. But the food was just horrible. If that is what... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This is a place I've thought about returning to for 10 years. I finally did and it was just as good as before. The empanadas and bread are straight from heaven. This place alone is worth the stop in town.

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nashville, tn
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The food wasn't as good as I remembered. We had chicken and beef empenadas. The filling was alright but the dough was dry and not that tasty. The cinnamon rolls looked delicious but were also dry and not very flavorful. Also got a sweet potato turnover which was pretty good. Kids had sausage rolls and were happy. It was quick... More

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Fruit Cove, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We lived in St. Augustine Beach 12 years ago, and the Spanish Bakery was one of our go-to places for lunch. The beef empanadas, chicken and rice soup, picadillo, and that wonderfully gigantic loaf of fresh-baked bread... YUM! We moved away from the area and returned last year - couldn't wait to go back! Unfortunately, we were hugely disappointed! I... More

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Jacksonville, FL
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125 reviews 125 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

$31.00 for an empanada (dry dough, beef filing not the same), sausage, two salads (ham, cheese, olives, roasted peppers, balsamic that was not distinguishable from a bottle, two waters. This is no longer the value it once was. Also on the menu was a rice perlow, gazpacho, loaves of bread, almond, lemon, and cinnamon cookies (harder than before), sweet potato... More

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Alapaha
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This was our first visit to the Spanish Bakery since its makeover and changes in 2013. We have been long time patrons and have pictures of our children in front of the bakery as they have grown through the years. A few things have changed, like the prices. There seem to be newer tables outside and a few new items... More

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