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Crucial Coffee Cafe

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26 Charlotte St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-3646
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice stop for a snack, coffee, ice cream, or ice cream and coffee!! Refreshing interlude from the sun crowded main streets! Would return.

Thank Michael S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this little gem on our way out of town and had to stop in. Small open air cafe on the corner with eclectic items inside including a snarky magnet collection we thoroughly enjoyed while we waited for our drinks. We both got an Almond Joy Frozen Mocha and they were prefect!! Not too sweet and a great cool... More 

Thank mrandmrsdavis2015
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Crucial Coffee is a cozy, colonial style structure with delicious offerings. The Spiced Thai coffee is heavenly! Try a butterscotch cookie too. Highly recommended!

Thank Mary Beth G
Acworth, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Fun little coffee shop. So much better than the standard corporate places. Every cup is pressed and made individually -- not from a carafe. It opens (approximately) at 7 am. But it is worth a few extra minutes. Became my vacation coffee place go to. Walk on the beach at 6 am to see the sunrise and thank God for... More 

Thank mlightner1966
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

My husband & I had dessert here while on vacation. It is a colonial blacksmith shop turned coffee/desert shack surrounded by twinkle lights, foliage & live music at night. Go!

Thank stargirlcw
Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Crucial Coffee is definitely a must when in St. Augustine. A Small wooden shack but with plenty on the menu. Not much room inside when full but the friendly staff are quick and keep the line moving. From coffee to ice cream, all in one place. Their cappuccino and bubble tea with fruit of choice is excellent. A generous medium... More 

Thank RalphMed
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Absutely superb coffee. We bought a cup here each morning of our stay and sipped ot as we strolled along the promenade. Sunlime

Thank PandM_10
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Let's just say the Kahlua and chocolate chip ice cream in a waffle cone was delish. The service was great. They also offered some baked goods along with coffee, espresso and cappuccino . Good stuff.

Thank Karen J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

What a cute little coffee shop. They have lots of coffee drinks, but I had a cappuccino milk shake and it was awesome!!

Thank knightret
Savannah, Georgia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

My wife and I finally got some alone time from our 3 amazing children so we visited St. Augustine. Had a blast and the last night we were there we were taking a late night stroll through the city and decided to try this little place out for some coffee. It is a tiny little hut that you might miss... More 

Thank Jonathan B

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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
Cafe, American
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Charlotte St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-3646
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: 904-810-2080

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