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The Back 40 Urban Cafe

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40 South Dixie Highway, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
904 824 0227
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We tried the Back 40 tonight and it was wonderful! Great food, service and beer selection. Prices are reasonable for the amount of food you get. I will most definitely be back for more. One of the best restaurants in St. Augustine!

Thank Stephen M
Melrose, Florida
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It looks like a hole in the wall on a back street in St. Augustine. But once inside, it's a quaint little restaurant converted from an old home. The food is very good, the portions are very generous and the waitresses are friendly and attentive. I recommend either the Shrimp and black bean quesadilla or the wet burrito.

Thank Lakecox
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I were in for three days and ate here twice. The shrimp curry salad is amazing. The soup of the day is outstanding. The Back 40 cooks with soul. They put their heart into their creations and it truly elevates the experience.

Thank MDunham7
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here with our kids and there was something for everyone! Our server was vegan and able to help us make some smart selections to meet our dietary needs. Food was awesome, place was clean, and staff was friendly. Thank you for helping us end our vacation with a great meal before heading home!

Thank vegimami
Orange Park
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the quality and taste of the food to the pleasant waitresses, we are always pleased. We visit at least once a month but usually more often. We have never had a bad experience. I tell everyone about this little gem. We understand that they are under going new ownership. I hope that nothing changes. This is our favorite restaurant.... More 

Thank W P
Orlando, Florida
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38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant offers several vegetarian options, the atmosphere is cozy and the server was very friendly and attentive. The chili salad which includes their vegetarian chili and the key lime pie are both delicious. The portion sizes are very large and the prices are reasonable. I would recommend this restaurant and I will definitely return.

Thank veggiegirl13
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Adults and teenagers all enjoyed their plentiful meals. Full of flavor and variety. A true find in the tourist mecca. Shrimp curry salad was fabulous. Kids feasted on large, "wet" burritos with jerk chicken. Wait staff friendly and helpful!!!

Thank Sue P
Merritt Island, Florida
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I were visiting St. Augustine. We love looking for unique and creative family own business to visit, The Back 40 has all of that plus delicious and tasty food. We were welcome right away when we walk in by everyone. They really make you feel at home . The place was pack so we had to wait... More 

2 Thank Hadvw1971
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very unique atmosphere, little rooms in a cozy house. The food was delicious very diverse menu very well priced. Caters to people with allergies and food preferences. Definitely worth a try.

1 Thank Beverly S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was very good. Salsa is made in house & was very good. This place is off the beaten path, but worth it. The servers were very friendly.

1 Thank Chrissy P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $11
Mexican, American, Caribbean, Soups, Jamaican, Gluten Free, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 South Dixie Highway, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: 904 824 0227

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