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The Back 40 Urban Cafe

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40 S Dixie Hwy, St. Augustine, FL 32084
+1 904-824-0227
11:00 - 21:00
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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ventured to the newer local on the beach, tried the island bowl w/tender pulled mojo pork on top of black beans, brown rice, some spicy pickled jalapenos, salsa, scallions, sour cream and a glass of pinot. Menu favs like jerk chicken tacos, curried shrimp, grilled mahi...Happy hour specials including $2 tacos, wine down Wed, will keep you coming back!

Thank Flavajunkie
Dunn, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Back 40 Urban Cafe has Great food, service, staff, menu and atmosphere. Almost didn't stop but so glad we did!

Thank jaylanautry
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Small restaurant in a strip mall on A1A in St Augustine beach. Food is terrific and the portions are huge. Competent and friendly staff. The prices are VERY reasonable. Daily happy hour with two dollar beer and tacos. Will return soon as we live nearby!

Thank line10
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252 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We wanted to find a nice place to eat off the beaten path that had some great food and not super expensive. We hit the jackpot here! It in a cute little house away from downtown. It has a little carribean feel mixed with Mexican and some down south. We had the Back 40 burger and a Cuban and they... More 

Thank James A
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We almost turned around because we couldn't find it but it makes up for it with servers who were nice and cold beer. Very fresh food with vegetarian and healthy options.

Thank K R
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eclectic place, converted house. Really cool. Awesome service. Jerk chicken is very tasty, tacos are huge. Black beans well seasoned. One critique, I think the chowder was canned. But still good. I'll be back fo sho

Thank Jeffrey H
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious and inexpensive modern fare. No bad dish. Best Cuban in the county. Special always good. Could have a better variety of sides.

Thank Brian A
Reston, Virginia, United States
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I were visiting a local college and she found this "Urban Cafe" for us to try. Pretty small parking area but we arrived early, around 5:30 so it wasn't a problem. We ate in the first room in a booth. There are other dining areas as you head to the back of the building. We ordered a... More 

Thank Barbara140
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good, healthy food for my husband who suffers with Celiac disease. It's hard to find a safe place to eat. Here they treat you like family..they go out of the way to feed you well and take good care of you!

Thank DarkSue
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the food and staff here. We went wth our young children and the staff were great - they brought crayons and paper and our food out quickly. The food is delicious and good portions. We had pineapple and jerk chicken quesadillas which are our favorite, as well as the Cajun shrimp tacos which were terrific; perfect amount of spice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Mexican, American, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 S Dixie Hwy, St. Augustine, FL 32084
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-824-0227

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