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O'Steen's Restaurant

205 Anastasia Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080-4504
+1 904-829-6974
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried shrimp” (497 reviews)
“hush puppies” (182 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
205 Anastasia Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080-4504
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant has been in business for 65 years and many of the employees has been there a very long time. Our server was the most pleasant I can remember in a very long time. She played a huge part in our overall very positive...More

1  Thank 245chuckg
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is a local secret. Small and no place inside to wait if there is a line, and usually is. Great food, plenty to eat...

1  Thank Glendajb
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you like to eat everything out of a deep fryer or a can this is definitely the place for you. Oh, and no alcohol to wash that down!

Thank Ra L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we want shrimp, we take the drive from Jacksonville to St Augustine and go to O'Steens for the shrimp!! They shrimp are butterflied and fried to perfection. The shrimp are so big,and the batter so light, you can easily taste the sweet meat. The...More

1  Thank Tom P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an hour and a half wait for dinner at 5:30 pm on a Saturday. Large number of people waiting and a very small indoor eating area. Definitely worth the wait. Great fried oysters and baked Cobia! Hushpuppies were outstanding. VCash only. No credit...More

1  Thank F3672OEjamesh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been eating at O'Steen's for over 3 decades. The St Augustine butterflied shrimp is possibly the best fried shrimp we have ever had in all our years (and countries) of travel. The smooth dipping sauce is sooooooo delicious. Lots of restaurants try to...More

1  Thank Kendallkong
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After seeing the reviews about this restaurant- I expected way more. After having to wait outside in the heat for 40 minutes (no waiting area inside)- the food was extremely disappointing. Will not go back.

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was recommended to us by a local. We got there about 6:30 on a weeknight and there was a 1 hour wait. It was totally worth the wait! Two of us had the 9 piece fried shrimp. I had the fries and side...More

1  Thank greenteanj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My cousin knows the best places in St. Augustine to eat! She treated me to a fabulous lunch at OSteens. We both ordered the crab cake. I had freen beans and fried okra. Itvwas yummy! Her sides were cauliflower and puckled beets, Our waitress, Katie,...More

1  Thank Gloria S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always eat at O'Steen's when in the area. I even have their phone number in my contacts list so I can call ahead for take out as we are arriving for vacation. The best shrimp and sauce! Worth the wait, or get your order...More

1  Thank 310Beachlover
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Michelle J
23 May 2017|
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Response from Sammy M | Reviewed this property |
No. Unfortunately not
Dan H
3 February 2017|
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Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
Yes choice of 2. Home cooked too! All ways have slaw. Usually have cucumbers in oil & vinegar, fresh tomatoes. Cottage cheese, peaches. Wonderful squash, not a low cal side!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Anastasia Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080-4504
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-829-6974
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