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25 Cuna Street, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
904 810 2400
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Ranked #85 of 491 Restaurants in Saint Augustine
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $30
Hours:
Sun 5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: St. George Street
Description: Michael's unique ability push the limits of traditional culinary expectations with his skills in presenting and sharing his innovations with mastery have become a lifelong pursuit and accomplishment. In May of 2014, Michael became owner and executive chef presenting an innovative menu with Spanish flair, an award winning wine list featuring global and boutique wines and special preparations for you and guests at "The Chef's Table". Michael divides his time in educating guests about cutting-edge cuisine and small production wines, leading a devoted kitchen staff by hands-on example in the subtleties of a perfect fine-dining experience. DINNER: Open evenings at 5pm
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High Springs, Florida
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We ended up here after too long of a wait at our first choice. Good food and nice atmosphere. Would return.

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Ruckersville, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went to The Tasting Room for a Graduation Luncheon. The food, wine, and service was wonderful. We would go back again!

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TheTastingRoom, Manager at The Tasting Room, responded to this review

Many thanks for your recommendation following your afternoon spent with us at Michael's Tasting Room. We so enjoy to read of your experience and hope to have the pleasure of serving you once again when next in St. Augustine. Cheers! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

I could have written this review years ago, and many times since, but as the title suggests, I'm certain it's better late than never. I have been charmed by the casual elegance of The Tasting Room from the first time I walked through their doors in 2009. There was character in every corner of the place and as the sun... More 

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TheTastingRoom, Manager at The Tasting Room, responded to this review

To say your words are appreciated is an understatement. Our sincerest of thanks for taking the time out of your day to craft such a wonderfully written and personal recommendation of Michael's Tasting Room. It has been nothing but our absolute pleasure to be a part of so many of your and your family's memories. Our only hope is to... More 

Tampa, Florida, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

. . . and actually, the atmosphere was a little high brow for this area. The food was underwhelming and the wine was overpriced. The only reason we went here was that other restaurants had waiting times . . . take it from there.

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TheTastingRoom, Manager at The Tasting Room, responded to this review

We're truly disappointed to read of your review. We pride ourselves at Michael's Tasting Room on our status as a fine dining restaurant and consistent delivery of the highest quality of food and wine. Unfortuantely we weren't given the opportunity to know of the specific items that you were displeased with during your time spent with us as we would've... More 

Florida
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This used to be one of our favorite places in St. Augustine and a go-to when we had guests. The service was not just bad, it was ridiculous. When bread is part of the experience, the diner should not have to ask for it 3 times. We ordered an inexpensive but nice bottle of wine, which the waiter poured once,... More 

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TheTastingRoom, Manager at The Tasting Room, responded to this review

We are so incredibly disappointed to read of your recent evening dining with us at Michael's Tasting Room. Our relationships with the local community are absolutely crucial to us and we are fully committed to maintaining positive relationships with them. We only wish that you had taken the time while in the restaurant to notify a manager as we always... More 

Saint Augustine, Florida, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The Tasting Room offers a wonderful selection of wines and the menu options are amazing. Our dinner was prepared to perfection and I can't say enough about the ambiance of the dining areas. If the weather is nice, I recommend dining alfresco! The outside patio is beautiful! Kudos to chef Michael for a wonderful job! We highly recommend!!

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TheTastingRoom, Manager at The Tasting Room, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your overwhelmingly kind recommendation of Michael's Tasting Room. We so appreciate your acknowledgement of our menu options, the ambiance and our chefs attention to detail. Surely we hope to have the pleasure of serving you again in the near future. Cheers! More 

Central FL
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143 reviews 143 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My husband and I had the paella mixta for two. I loved the escargot added to it. My Cava wine was excellent. There is a parking lot very close to the restaurant which was appreciated.

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TheTastingRoom, Manager at The Tasting Room, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and recommendation of Michael's Tasting Room. We're thrilled to read that we rank so highly among your dining experiences while in St. Augustine and that both you and your husband enjoyed our seafood paella--certainly one of our favorite offerings. We surely hope you will dine with us soon as it'd be our... More 

Saint Johns Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I made reservations for the chef's table with wine pairings. Upon being seated we are warmly greeted by our waiter Greg. His wine selections were spot on with the menu the chef prepared for us. The local black grouper over coconut black rice was amazing. As was the surf and turf comprised of sirloin steak and soft... More 

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TheTastingRoom, Manager at The Tasting Room, responded to this review

Many, many thanks for your overwhelmingly positive recommendation of Michael's Tasting Room. We so appreciate your acknowledgement of our staff and will surely pass along the wonderful comments. We strive for excellence and are thrilled to read that we rank so highly among your dining experiences--and to learn of the various selections you enjoyed. It will be our absolute pleasure... More 

Saint Augustine, Florida
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Michael's Tasting Room is always a great experience. This visit was for our anniversary. As usual, the food, wine, service, and atmosphere were all excellent.

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TheTastingRoom, Manager at The Tasting Room, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words and recommendation of Michael's Tasting Room. We are so appreciative of your praise of our service, atmosphere, wine selections and cuisine and are thrilled to learn that we rank so highly among your dining experiences. Thank you for spending such a special evening with us--We'll certainly look forward to serving both you... More 

Jacksonville, Florida
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My wife and I recently went to The Tasting Room for dinner. It was recently named one of the 50 best restaurants in Jacksonville and we wanted to try it out. We were very pleased. The wine list was extensive and we were able to pick out a very nice Cab at a reasonable price. We then spent the evening... More 

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TheTastingRoom, Manager at The Tasting Room, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your truly kind words and wonderful recommendation of Michael's Tasting Room. We couldn't be more thrilled to read of the evening you and your wife spent with us, and so appreciate your recognition of our staff-- as well as the effort and time put forth by our chefs into each menu item. We surely... More 

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Additional Information about The Tasting Room

Address: 25 Cuna Street, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Phone Number: 904 810 2400
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 30
Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas, Contemporary

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