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Quaint cafe located within westgate plaza, just miles from downtown st. augustine. AC, comfortable table dining/seating, Manatee motif, modest grocery area.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
American, Cafe, Healthy
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most restaurants serve up food that tastes good, but is not healthy. They buy cheap ingredients to compete with other restaurants. The healthiest food is organic, but good luck trying to find such a restaurant. Manatee comes close. The food is delicious and healthy, and...More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed April 20, 2020 via mobile

Manatee Cafe is still open and serving the same high quality full flavored food for take-out. Cheryl the owner and executive chef is apparently applying those skills learned at Johnson & Wales not only in the depth of flavor of her creative dishes but also...More

Date of visit: April 2020
Reviewed April 13, 2020 via mobile

Husband and I stopped in for breakfast after a recommendation from a local. The staff was super friendly! I ordered the breakfast burrito, it was delicious! I wish we lived closer because it was that good! We will definitely stop back in the next time...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed February 15, 2020 via mobile

We went here for breakfast on the recommendation of my wife. She had visited prior with a vegan friend. It was actually quite delicious and left you feeling healthy and full. I had the breakfast burrito which had the choice of tofu vs eggs, cheese...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 29, 2020

One the best healthy menus I have seen in a long time. Wide variety of Vegetarian and Vegan options and all yummy. Fast, friendly service and a cool casual vibe.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 17, 2019 via mobile

Excellent healthy restaurant in a sea of area fried food tourist traps. This is one of our favorite spots in the area.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 13, 2019 via mobile

A gem of a cafe. Staff were fantastically helpful, intuitive and friendly, offering plenty of refills. The food was delicious. Tofu scramble, vegan butter, toast and hash brown and I had a pita with hummus and Cajun tofu to go. Felt so nourished after eating...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 5, 2019

First, let's I'm the kinda guy who thinks vegetarian food is what real food eats. That said, I like to move out of my comfort zone occasionally. We stopped in here for a late lunch to see what all the buzz was about. Menu had...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 15, 2019

Fantastic Omelette! Fresh veggies galore including spinach, broccoli, kale, sweet potato, cabbage, mushrooms, carrots, avocado and onions. This was super delicious and healthy! My husband and I both ordered this omelette but I added feta cheese. Accompanied with a small dish of fresh fruit including...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 4, 2019

This place is great. While I would like to have dinner hours and closer to the historic district, it is well worth the short drive and planning. There is a variety of foods and all that I have tried have been wonderful. Great decor, pleasant...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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