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Cortesses Bistro - CLOSED

172 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084-2732
+1 904-825-6775
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good8%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible61%
15 Sep 2013
“What happened after I left in 2006???”
24 Feb 2013
“Good thing it closed down”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, French
$$ - $$$
172 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084-2732
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Reviewed 15 September 2013

This was one of the top places to eat in St. Augustine. A group of us would go to the martini bar in front, have some drinks, listen to jazz or whatever was playing that night, then move on to the grotto for dinner. We...More

3  Thank bocavista
Reviewed 24 February 2013

Horrible food, horrible managment that neglected to pay employees I've heard. Place was dirty, food no good, should I go on?

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 31 December 2012

A once thriving restaurant and lounge sold to new ownership, and you see all the bad reviews. It was indeed horrible. Thankfully, it is closed. I hope someone will restore the original success one day!

1  Thank dsauls93
Reviewed 27 September 2012

We were there the week after Thanksgiving and the leftover turkey was on their "special". We couldn't get a waiter to serve our drinks so after 30 minutes we walked out. They had to close!

Thank SheGator
Reviewed 18 March 2012

This probably was a nice place at one time but the food and service the one time we went left a lot to be desired and the prices were too high for what we got.

2  Thank Tomi5
Reviewed 28 December 2011

Complaing staff....fighting waitresses. Witnessed employee employer spat over no paycheck. Obvious that food on menu doesnt match actual product. Martini bar only...dont eat here

3  Thank francesshogan
Reviewed 22 November 2011

Service was so slow and poor that it was painful! It really is a shame!

1  Thank travel24x7
Reviewed 11 November 2011

I was so disappointed that the is the first review I have wrote areview. I want to warm all not to go to this overpriced, crappy food place. Beware, I would rather eat at white castle!

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 19 October 2011

The title of this review pretty much sums it up - the prices were high, the food was greasy and/or dry and the service was extremely slow and a bit erratic. All 3 fish entrees were in the $24 - $26 range, and came with...More

Thank FLStarfish
Reviewed 13 September 2011

We arrived at 6:45, were seated immediatly, and from there on things went downhill. Fantastic location, easy parking, anbd a place to avoid. We did not recieve our dinners until 9:30 and about 1/2 of them were wrong. My chicken was burned but I did...More

2  Thank Ken w
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 172 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084-2732
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-825-6775
In St. Augustine, Florida, Cortesses Bistro is a seafood restaurant and lounge, specializing in delicious continental cuisine and courtyard dining. The Flamingo Room is a vibrant nightclub and lounge with live jazz, offering exciting cocktails at the martini bar.
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