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“Dining on the marsh”

Salt Water Cowboy's
Ranked #61 of 580 Restaurants in St. Augustine
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Large groups, Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Jacksonville Beach, Florida, United States
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Dining on the marsh”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2012

Salt Water Cowboy's was a delightful place to eat, prices and food were good. The views of the marshes were very beautiful.

Visited October 2012
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jax
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46 reviews
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“Good southern seafood”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2012

This is great southern seafood in a classic shack on the Matanzas River...Great outdoor seating in the back patio. Oysters are from their own private flats. I have never had a bad meal at Salt Water Cowboy's!

  • Visited August 2012
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Moline, Illinois
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249 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Great Food and Atmoshpere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2012

The fresh catch of the day - Southern Style (blackened on a bed of buttered grits) was exceptional. The waiter had confidence therefore knew his menu well and suggested a great meal. We enjoyed the sunset view over the intercoastal marsh land.

  • Visited October 2012
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Arkansas
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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“love the atmosphere and the food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2012

We arrived late, but were still treated very well. The blackened shrimp skewers are my absolute favorite thing on the menu. We have a list of favorite places to eat when we visit St. Augustine and this one never disappoints. The service was top-notch and the food portions were huge. Try to come at sunset...just beautiful when the sun is setting over the salt water marsh behind the restaurant. Great picture location also.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank arkiegirl
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S. Carolina
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Better than last time”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2012

My wife and I reviewed Cowboys about three years ago and wrote that it had gone down-hill since when we started going there a few years earlier. I am happy to say that we went again Sunday night and it tasted like old times again. The fried shrimp was much improved and tasted the way it used to when we first started eating there. I had never tried the rock shrimp before but also enjoyed them. We also like looking at the cats that are outside, but wish they would freshen up the area as you enter the front door of the restaurant.

  • Visited September 2012
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