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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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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“rock shrimp” (50 reviews)
“cheese bread” (43 reviews)
“frog legs” (40 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 4 days ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best Shrimp and Grits ever! Awesome hushpuppies, lobster and stuffed shrimp! Unlimited cheese bread! The scenery is wonderful with the marsh and water views. Must go!

Thank UGAFamilyMan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered the Beer Battered Shrimp special, came with 2 sides, great fresh taste and great value. Would come back often IF they had just one IPA beer on the menu for my friend and a merlot and cabernet on the wine list. The house...More

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good, but not consistent and definitely overpriced. The pitcher of Sangria had more ice than Sangria. It had a chill stick in the middle so I'm not sure why there was even ice. No fruit in it as described in the menu....More

Thank KMCastor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right off the beaten path, this is a very cool place to eat. This was our first time here, we had a great server named Tyler. I had the coconut shrimp, my wife had Stuffed shrimp... both were excellent! We also had Gator tail that...More

Thank Don W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, excellent food, collards are worth the drive. The marsh view and relaxing dinner were great.

Thank kathymF3905ZJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not worth the wait in prime vacation times. Wait is usually lengthy with cats and bugs. Marsh view is pretty, but smell and bugs is not. Food is good and environment is enjoyable. I think it has gone down over the years!

Thank joysea2525
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stuffed shrimp, fried oysters ribs and salads were all very good. Excellent drinks and service.....the view is always amazing. Can not beat the sunsets here. We were pleasantly surprised that the food was much better than previous visits here. My only complaint is that I...More

Thank charlesfood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic dinner for 6 family members. Great atmosphere with hickory chairs and furniture throughout. Felt very local, non-chain. Scallops and fish were terrific. Service was caring and personable.

Thank jdburnso
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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
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, 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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