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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 2 days ago NEW 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 6 days ago NEW 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 1 week ago 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Delicious coffees, smoothies, ice cream. Creative presentation on the specialty coffee drinks. Quaint atmosphere. Very friendly staff.

Thank Donna W
Eugene, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

On a late Saturday afternoon, set next to a beautiful garden setting, we enjoyed the best coconut macaroons - made that morning - by our coffee barista. The coffee was good and the children enjoyed chocolate mint ice cream cones. The shop has a lot of little knick knacks that are fun to look at while waiting for our food.

Thank Realaloha

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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, 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?