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Cafe del Hidalgo

Certificate of Excellence
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35 Hypolita St., Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Mon 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing, old-fashioned restaurant! Great for dessert and lunch! And also amazing espresso / coffee! I really recommend this restaurant for anyone who is interested to try something new...😊

Thank Lidia C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really liked the salad and sandwich menu. There was a nice selection and fresh ingredients. The atmosphere is old world and really nice. I highly recommend stopping in and eating there!

Thank Laura W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's safe to say this is our #1 shop to visit when we are in town!! Perfect gelato!! On the other hand, their caramel iced lattes left much to be desired- immediately tasted watered down with a bare hint of caramel. Cashier lady could have been on the friendlier side but it was hot and busy so I can't base... More 

Thank Ember88
Beata K, Owner at Cafe del Hidalgo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and appreciating the quality of our home made gelato. I'm trully disssapointed you founfd your coffee not to be delicious. Our espresso is fantastic and we pride ourselves with it . It seems too me the ammount of carmel syrup was not added in a quantity that satisfied you. I would love to pesonally make... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious homemade gelato. A must in the summer heat! They gave us unlimited free samples and it was hard to make a decision. They were all so good.

Thank Anne B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice stop. We have been to this place before and will be back again. It's amazing to see the pride that has gone into this business. Just read some responses from staff on these reviews. The effort put forth in the ingredients is obviously focused on quality and not just selling quantity of a product. The young lady at... More 

Thank dbmangus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for some gelato as we made our way around town. At first I thought the prices might be a little much when I saw the size of the cup, but honestly, they packed so much gelato into the small cup I couldn't finish it all! Three of us ordered small gelatos- we enjoyed grapefruit, lemoncello and coffee- all... More 

Thank Ohiotraveler72
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gelato was high quality and served in generous portions. Good variety of flavors which we all enjoyed. Nice indoor seating area themed to match the historic area. Lunch and coffee menu on the table were also tempting. Would return.

Thank Chinquin
Lithonia, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We stopped at this place as we were touring St. Augustine. As most restaurants in touristy places are usually overpriced and underwhelming, I was not expecting much. I was wrong! Awesome gelato with good service, great portion sizes, and wonderful flavors. Was hoping to come back another day for a panini, or maybe an espresso, but didn't get the opportunity.... More 

Thank Whitney C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Just got gelato. It was my first experience with this Italian ice cream, and it certainly won't be the last!! It was amazing!!! I highly recommend the New York Style Cheesecake and the Specialty Peanut Butter flavors.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Stopped here during the day walking St Georges street and got their gelato Very good. While there we checked out their menu and decided to do dinner later that night. We both ordered different paninis and were NOT disappointed! Both were very good and well worth the money. Give it a try!!!

Thank GARY G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Hypolita St., Saint Augustine, FL 32084
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: 9048231196

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?