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The Back 40 Urban Cafe

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40 South Dixie Highway, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
+1 904-824-0227
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This adorable house turned restaurant sure is off the beaten path, but what a find! One of the best meals I had during my trip to Saint Augustine. Our sever Kim was not only sweet but very informative. She made us feel welcomed and answered any and all questions we had, as well as recommending some yummy choices. Most notably... More 

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Thank Susan M
Lawrence, Kansas
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This off-the-beaten-path restaurant is in a small house with a nice outdoor eating space out back. It doesn't look like much when viewed from the front, but inside you'll find many small, rooms with tables & chairs. The food was delicious, and they happily make adjustments for you on your order. I had a blackened fish burrito and it was... More 

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Thank flav07
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Thanks for visiting and reviewing the Back 40 Urban Cafe. We appreciate you for stopping into our little gem! More 

Daytona Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been to The Back 40 Urban Cafe a number of times when visiting St. Augustine and it never disappoints. The menu is unique and has something for everyone.

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Thank SmithMatt08
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We appreciate you stopping into the Back 40 Urban Cafe, and taking the time to rate us. Your reviews encourage us to do even better the next time! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great food, drinks and service. Cozy converted house in St Augustine serving Caribbean cuisine. Eat here!

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Thank Timothy C
Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It really is a hidden gem. Always has been perfect but I've never eaten inside. My last experience with Nikki as our server was outstanding. What a treat all around

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Thank LoxCarrey
Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for an out of the way place in St Augustine. This was incredible. The tacos were so delicious. The Cuban sandwich was delightful as well. We will surely go back. A great find indeed.

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Thank Bill A
Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3pm-6pm daily (even weekends) they have some great specials on tacos and beer. Several tacos are $2 each and are on point. We had 1 of each taco (5 in total), a kids pizza, a couple beers and walked out under $30. The food was very good and they had a lot of good food that we will certainly try... More 

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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Passed this place several dozen times. By the outside looks of the place I was hesitant to try it. But I knew it had to have something, because the lot was always full. We walked in and I fell in love with the coziness. Then it only got better. There's several rooms all with a few tables in each. We... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is never fails! I ordered the chicken curry wrap - it came with beans and rice, and I added a bit of datil sauce and absolutely loved it. The portions are generous, the food fresh and delicious, and the service is great. Find this place - your tastebuds will love you.

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Thank Joanie C
North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I always love finding out of the way places to eat.... and this nails it on the head. Loved the old house converted to a quirky cool restaurant with both indoor and outdoor seating. Fantastic service by Hillary... great beer selections and the food, oh man, the food was scrumptious and cheap!! I had the jerk chicken tacos which were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Soups, Caribbean, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 South Dixie Highway, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-824-0227

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?