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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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“rock shrimp” (50 reviews)
“frog legs” (41 reviews)
“cheese bread” (43 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
299 Dondanville Rd, St. Augustine, FL 32080-6403
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our family of 12 visited a week after "Irma" and everything was fine. Nice setting, no problem parking, great service and the food was all good. I had catfish fillets that may have been a little over battered but they were huge. Everyone enjoyed their...More

Thank Tommy M
Reviewed 5 days ago

I gave this restaurant 3 stars VS 2 as the service was quite good. The food was not very good, the house salad was barely a real salad. The prices are high for what you got. Prices here are on par with some very "good"...More

Thank Artificious
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went last year for a family dinner and are planning on going back this year when we return to St Augustine. Atmosphere is great, food is really good, and prices are very reasonable.

Thank Josh E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant. Love their house salad. The soft shell crab is prepared perfectly. Food is delicious. Friendly and good service

Thank Beth D
Reviewed August 18, 2017

This restauarant is a great seafood place to eat. I would not do the fried. Their batter is too thick. The blackened or grilled are fantastic. They have a huge variety of food to order.

Thank Daisyjack11
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

It was the closest restaurant to our rental. Maybe because we got there late on a Tuesday evening, we got seating right away. There were 6 of us, took about 2 minutes for a waiter to take our drink order, about 6 to get the...More

Thank fwjthoj
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Parking and wait time can be challenging. Arrive early and drive past the front door to the parking nearer the marshlands. Ask for a window seat, if available. Selections for our diners were Shrimp Scampi, Blackened Snapper, Fried Shrimp, Ribs, and Scallops. The seafood was...More

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed August 14, 2017

The atmosphere is laid back and casual. We sat on the deck and it was very pleasant. We were seated immediately. Food was delicious and service was good. Parking can be tight sometimes but there were several open spaces. The view at sunset is lovely.

Thank riverchaser11
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Great restaurant, but get there early. The wait can be long to get in. I ordered the fried scallops and my husband had the fried oysters. They served generous portions. The Cheese Bread and the unusual cocktails were good too.

Thank Tanzy123
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Wife and I went on a weekday. Tight parking there so take care, Had Stuffed shrimp and Clam Chowder with sides of baked beans and potato salad and cheesbread. She had Broiled shrimp/scallops and cole slaw. Overall Not good...My crabbed stuffed shrimp, was lukewarm(even on...More

Thank sceenname2017
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
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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