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25 Granada St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-4387
+1 904-825-9948
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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105 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have travelled to Saint Augustine many, many times yet we never heard or knew of Cafe Alcazar. We wanted to try something different and we found a beautiful restaurant in what was an elegant hotel. The fact that it's located in the former pool of the hotel only adds to its charm. The most important part of our experience,... More 

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New Hartford, New York
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164 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After stopping here with a private tour we decided to book a lunch for later. What fun to eat in the once deep end of the largest pool in the country! Amazing how they transformed the space. The food was delicious and the service excellent. Great choice!

Thank lillious
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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181 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First , you have to appreciate that you are eating in what was once the indoor pool for the Alcazar Hotel. Situated in the same building as the Lightner Museum, so take in some history, then take in a relaxing and enjoyable lunch. If you have had enough of the frenetic pace of sightseeing, chill out for lunch here food/service... More 

Thank Artificious
Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great find this restaurant was lovely old setting in the site of the once largest indoor swimming pool. Was lovely and cool inside after being out in the hot sun. The Waiter was very helpful to tell us about different things on the menu. Lunch was delicious and to make it more perfect there was guy playing a... More 

Thank debjrussell
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a great place for food. The service is good. It was nice and relaxing for lunch. We will go back when in St. Augustine.

Thank Jennifer C
Orlando, Florida
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in to check out the previous recreation pool. It was impressive area. We had to see and have a tea and take it all in. I loved seeing the pool in its hayday during our Lightner Museum tour.

Thank golfrgirl
Dublin, Ohio
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362 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Based on trip advisor reviews, we had lunch at Café Alcazar. What a wonderful experience! It is in an historic building, City Hall and the Lightner Museum tucked back in the rear. It is not a large facility but you are surrounded by the interior of the building and can see up one floor. There is a balcony up there.... More 

Thank Margaret B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Food was excellent. Beautiful isn't even a good word to describe this restaurant. They offered us free champagne since it was our first Valentines day as a married couple! I will be back every-time!

Thank Tim L
Winter Garden, Florida
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2017

We stopped by Cafe Alcazar for lunch with our 2 young boys. Not only was the food delicious, but the location is super unique. Not everyday do you get to dine at the bottom of a historic swimming pool. The curried chicken salad was amazing. Our boys had the kids cheese pizza and actually ate it (great portion sizes too-enough... More 

Thank THalvorson81
Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017

Our Proprietors of our B&B Inn told of this hidden place. After having dined all over the world this place tops them all. You dine in what was one of the world's biggest swimming pools at that time. The pool filled in and is hidden in the Lightner Museum. You are surrounded with Tiffany stained glass, marble pillars, and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Cafe, International, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Granada St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-4387
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-825-9948
Casual fine dining in what was once the world's largest swimming pool. Offering international cuisine for lunch daily, and a special Art Walk dinner from 6PM to 9PM on the First Friday Art Walk of each month. Reservations recommended. Private events also available, please contact restaurant for details.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?