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The Back 40 Urban Cafe

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40 S Dixie Hwy, St. Augustine, FL 32084-0313
+1 904-824-0227
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, American, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
40 S Dixie Hwy, St. Augustine, FL 32084-0313
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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Cute atmosphere, decent and creative menu, parking tricky. First time visit, colleague suggested it. All ordered different items, each pleased with our food. Serving size sufficient, prices reasonable, waitress pleasant, relatively quick service (before lunch rush). I'd return and try something else.

Thank FreqTrav704
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

The food at The Back 40 cafe was excellent! The waitresses were so helpful and polite and the price is fair! Was a wonderful food experience!

Thank Ana Júlia A
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Hard to find but well worth the hunt little tucked away. Menu delightful upscale lunch great for couples, girls for lunch, selective business me really nice place looks like a little house serves like a bistro friendly waitresses Quick Service I personally am just starting...More

Thank fioreno b
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere relaxed and quaint. Great food with local produce and friendly staff. After moving out of state, we make sure to visit back 40 when ever we are in town.

Thank Melonie S
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Our hotel recommended this place when we wanted a quick casual meal. Off the beaten path, it looks like a house and is homey with vinyl booths and local art. The staff were friendly to the max, helpful about the menu. You could tell the...More

Thank Nancymac55
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Met some friends at the Back 40 Urban Cafe last week. I work in St. Augustine so I have heard my colleagues chat about the food and atmosphere at this place...but I hadn't ever tried it. Now I can't wait to go back! The food...More

Thank drhalcomb
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

The moment you walk through the front door of this eclectic restaurant, they make you feel at home. It was our first visit, and the staff was patient with our questions, and offered suggestions where needed. I made my own combination taco plate. My wife...More

Thank MichiganFoodGuy
Reviewed February 24, 2018

This was our second visit to the A1A venue of Back 40. Our first time about 3 weeks ago was great, so we went back again. Tonight it was disappointing. I ordered 2 of their Happy Hour Tacos and both the chicken and the fish...More

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a place to stop for lunch on our way to Georgia. This was a great find! Server was very friendly, food was good with very fresh ingredients and the restaurant was impeccably clean. We definitely plan to return!

Thank verosginger
Reviewed February 23, 2018

Great fish tacos, chips and salsa always dynamite! Friendly staff and fast service at a great price for the value. Doesn't get any better than that!

Thank Matthew M
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Response from Jon C | Reviewed this property |
Ask the servers. Usually they have no issues modifying your order to be gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
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 S Dixie Hwy, St. Augustine, FL 32084-0313
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-824-0227
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