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Salt Water Cowboy's

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299 Dondanville Rd, St. Augustine, FL 32080-6403
+1 904-471-2332
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
299 Dondanville Rd, St. Augustine, FL 32080-6403
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Try the Alligator appetizer it really does taste like chicken. The seafood was fresh and the entire group loved there dinners, we shared amongst ourselves so we all got to try something different. Don't forget to ask what there drink specials are, you will be...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting St Augustine we wanted to eat at a seafood place, Saw reviews on this place thought it sounded unique and good. My boyfriend and I both got the crab cake dinner with broccoli casserole and baked potato, also came with cheesy bread. The...More

Thank Nenebean
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I️ have never been disappointed to select. The food is always good and they have a great menu with so many choices. Sweet staff always makes it a pleasant dinner! Have loved their clam chowder for almost 20 years and that house salad so delicious....More

Thank guyanna e
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

What a unique experience! If you get there to watch the sunset over the marsh it is fabulous! The white clam chowder is the best ever. My husband and I got the seafood platter and the fried chicken! Both are so delicious. We split the...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed November 9, 2017

This rustic restaurant has a charming decor with bent wood chairs, which are surprisingly comfortable, and many cute "fishing shack" touches. We started off with the cup of clam chowder which surprisingly came in a large bowl maybe due to some miss-communication. between our waiter...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

My sister and I dined here probably 15 years ago, still the same great restaurant. My sister ordered the combo; bbq shrimp, fried shrimp and stuffed shrimp, while I enjoyed the shrimp and scallops, with a baked potato and green beans. Everything was very tasty....More

Thank Tumbleweed854
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

In my opinion Love everything about this restaurant from the décor To the sunset Had a combination platter Blackened everything was just great Great taste Season to Perfection A true dining experience

Thank 2013mike47
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Friends had crab cakes amd Jambalaya. They said the cheese grits are to die for. I had the grilled combination which was also excellent. Highly recommended it.

Thank charliesthomasjr
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Visited in September of 2017. Extensive menu for fish and seafood. My husbands tuna and my shrimp dinners were excellent. Server was friendly and knowledgeable. However, when almost finished with dinner I noticed that the left side of our table was crawling with ants. Spoke...More

2  Thank Pat L
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Hurray, they are open again after Hurricane Irma. I had a gator tail appetizer, and fried shrimp. My wife had the seafood platter (shrimp, scallops, fish filet, and a crab cake). It was wonderful. The restaurant has been restored and the food is as good...More

Thank John G
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Berniece M
August 18, 2016|
Response from Veloria11 | Reviewed this property |
March 15, 2015|
Response from dmlefebvre | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reservations but you can do call ahead seating. Not that you need to, it's never very busy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 299 Dondanville Rd, St. Augustine, FL 32080-6403
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-471-2332
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