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Ripe Bistro & Social Lounge

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1097 A1A, Public Plaza, Saint Augustine, FL 32080
+1 904-471-3177
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Houston,TX
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124 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stopped in for a glass of wine and humus platter. The wine selection was vast and I enjoyed my glass of wine very much. The humus was also delicious. I will be back!

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Thank Lisa W
Ashburn, Virginia
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Andrew took great care of me & Dad for a very late lunch! I had the dip sampler, which included chips, toast, & nan bread points with tiny bowls of fresh pesto, diced tomatoes, & hummus. It was great - especially the pesto. Dad loved his grilled Rueben sandwich with chips. What struck us most was the eclectic & relaxing... More 

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Thank OfficeGoddess20147
Sykesville
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

We went here on a Friday afternoon and thoroughly enjoyed this cozy place -- the staff was excellent as was the food! We will go back during our next visit!

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Thank TMoney722
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

We live nearby and appreciate that there is a local bistro with healthy menu options. In the past month, we have been there twice for lunch. Both times, service was very slow. It took over 30 minutes to get our drinks. In the first instance, the waitress was primping when my husband went to inquire what was taking so long.... More 

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Thank Jill L
Saint Augustine, Florida
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

A friend and I went to lunch today. We ran into a snag when our original choice was closed on Monday. Fairly close by we saw Ripe and decided to try it. We had soup and sandwiches, the bean soup was hot and very tasty. We had the lunch Ruben and chicken salad sandwiches and both were just right. Topped... More 

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Thank CEDionne
Micanopy, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

We travel often and have found that the hardest obstacle we face is finding a restaurant that cares about the quality of their food. We own an operate an Organic Farm in Micanopy, Florida because we believe that what we eat plays a huge role in our health and how well, or not, we feel. We go from chain to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

very comfy, cozy seating with 2 areas: couches in one and tables in other. Music some evenings: outstanding piano player. good wine selection, reasonably priced. Small menu but excellent preparation and presentation. good service. I have been there with friends and by myself, very comfortable either way. Highly recommend.

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Thank ann g
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Thank you for the kind words! We are thrilled you had a great experience, and look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Oslo, Norway
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54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

We visited with friends who are pals with the owner who was doing the cooking on the night. The menu and drinks list had a few discontinued items. The cardinal Mistake was accepting our order for four dishes of grouper when there was only enough fish for two or three. Not telling us or giving us an option to order... More 

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Thank Uppard
Management response:

Thank you for your honesty, and we're sorry to hear that your experience did not meet your expectations! If you would like to email me at ripebistrostaug@yahoo.com, I would love to discuss with you how we can improve for next time. More 

Saint Augustine, Florida
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

My husband and I were on our way to a nationwide sandwich shoppe and we had to pass Ripe. I noticed on the window "Market Fresh" "Local" and this caught my attention. We went in to find a very inviting setting. But even better than that we found a very nice young man who made us feel very welcome. He... More 

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Thank judystine
Management response:

Thank you so much for the kind words! We are thrilled you had a great experience, and look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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147 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

When you are charging $20 for a small, simple crepe that anyone could make an home, there is a problem. The menu is very limited and overpriced. We got there at 6pm on a Friday and we were the only people there the entire time. My husband was not thrilled with his crepe. I ordered the filet and will say... More 

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1 Thank C597044
Management response:

Thank you for your honesty, and we're sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations! Since July, we have re-vamped our menu to be tapas focused with weekly specials. If you would like to email me at ripebistrostaug@yahoo.com, I would like the opportunity to discuss with you what we can do to improve. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
American, French, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1097 A1A, Public Plaza, Saint Augustine, FL 32080
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-471-3177
Description
Elegantly casual upscale dining offering fresh line caught seafood, hormone free steaks, soups, unique baguette sandwiches, interesting crepes, wine bar, craft beers & a library lounge.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?