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Cafe del Hidalgo

35 Hypolita St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-6602
+1 904-823-1196
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“panini” (55 reviews)
“gelato” (256 reviews)
“sandwiches” (33 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
35 Hypolita St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-6602
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our food was good but the customer service not as good. As we walked in the door there was an older man (pretty sure was the owner) slouched over the counter and didn't offer a greeting or even seem to notice much. He seemed bothered...More

Thank Dawn22704
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was typical in a tourist location - but friendly and efficient. The ordering process is a bit confused - but our food was served to us as ordered. The atmosphere could have been much better if the A/C was running - it was...More

Thank CoachMike
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

So I went there to get a build your salad. They were out of a lot of there salad toppings so was limited on what I could get. Plus the salad bar didn't seem to sanitary. Flies flying all over it...salad wasn't that great...

Thank fallenangel2458
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Honestly, I have not had anything else at the cafe other than Gelato, but every time me or my family are in town (we visit St. Augustine about 1-2 a month), we always go here to get some great tasting and refreshing gelato. The have...More

Thank emr24pr
Reviewed 17 July 2017

They had me at Gelato. Swung by twice during our short stay in St. Augustine because it was just that good. Like the way they pack two flavor choices in a cup!

Thank hill65
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The gelato were free to sample. The food (in my case the New Yorker, and my wife's the Gala Panini) were both well-prepared and of excellent taste. Lastly, the wait staff (which was also the front counter staff) was excellent, tending to our every need,...More

Thank SidlerGK
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My son's, sister, and I stopped for lunch on a whim....Service is good, foods good, staff is friendly, and they serve Gelato in several flavors. THE BEST gelato I've EVER had.

Thank kimberlyj329
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Great Owner; Friendly; excellent atmosphere. Nice and centrally located. Great Gelato!! Definitely a stop on my future visits.

Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 6 July 2017

was staying in St Augustine at one of the B&B's and while walking about stopped and had a conversation with a local, turns out he owns the Cafe and insisted that we walk with him to the cafe. If we had not just eaten we...More

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Walking about the town in early evening heat we came across this place. The Cafe had a crazy order and pickup system that is strange but effective. The Gelato was very good and lasted a good twenty minutes of our walk. The Coffee looked great...More

Thank rogersober
Beata K, Owner at Cafe del Hidalgo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thank you for your review, We strive to make the best gelato available sourcing ingredients and expert advice on daily basis. Our secret is simple freshly made every day, from best ingredients available. Our competitors choose to purchase commercially produced gelato that contains large amouts...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Hypolita St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-6602
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-823-1196
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