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Cafe del Hidalgo

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35 Hypolita St., Saint Augustine, FL 32084
+1 904-823-1196
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09:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 09:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sun 09:30 - 23:00
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Montreal, Canada
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335 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a cosy restaurant on the pedestrian walk in St. Augustine. We shared a vegetable panini with chips and a pickle , just fine. Then we had the Dulce con leche gelati served in the same place...fabulous! This is a great choice for a simple lunch and the gelatis are equal to anything I've tasted in Italy!

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Thank Andrew T
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Forget about getting gelato anywhere else BUT at the Cafe Hidalgo! They have the BEST AND THE MOST VARIETIES of gelato of all the places in St. Augustine! ''Tis a wee bit expensive ($4.50) but by all means worth every penny!! They also give you 2 scoops of different flavors! Their food is superb and fresh if you are there... More 

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Thank dearlady22
Annapolis, Maryland
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280 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped here while shopping and found what is basically a sandwich shop and gelato store to be a real find. You need to order and pay for your sandwiches at a counter, but there is lots of very comfortable inside and outside seating. My wife and I had sandwiches and were pleasantly surprised at the quality as well as... More 

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Thank Cookiebob
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff could have been friendlier but the gelato was fabulous. Had the cheesecake gelato. Stop here for at least a taste.

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Thank Diana L
Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We actually stopped here because Colombia was full, but we were glad that we did! The Mona Lisa panini was one of the best sandwiches I've had. The cafe itself has great decor and we loved the old Spanish style chairs and tables. Great gelato too.

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Thank Gregg L
Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped here for a quick bite because I was exhausted and hungry. I ate a greek salad and asked for an extra ingredient (they will do custom salads). I didn't get what I ordered but I was famished, so I ate my order without my extras. I feel I paid far too much for a barely mediocre salad and... More 

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Avon, Indiana
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57 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not stop here for a meal. We were walking by and saw their gelato. Had to try some. It was fantastic. Have to say it was one of my favorite gelato stops even compared to Italy. Would have given it 5 stars but we did not try their dinners. So if it is gelato then 5 stars. Made... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by to get hot chocolate and coffee while walking around St George Street. After waiting in line for what seemed like forever (while there were only a few people in front of us) we ordered 3 large hot chocolates, 1 white and 2 large coffees. After waiting 15 minutes we were brought all the drinks, only all the... More 

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Hudson Valley, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu looked interesting and the prices reasonable so we decided to go in. We were very pleased. Although this is a sit-down restaurant, one needs to order. The food and drinks are then served to you. Great selection of coffees. I had the Sicilian panini. Tuna like I like it without mayo but with some vegetables. Food and service... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an order-at-the-counter place but the food was tasty and well-prepared. We just wanted a quick bite and Cafe del Hildago fit the bill.a lot of folks came in just for the ice cream/gelato.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 23:00
Monday
09:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 22:00
Thursday
09:30 - 22:00
Friday
09:30 - 23:00
Saturday
09:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Hypolita St., Saint Augustine, FL 32084
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-823-1196

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