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The Back 40 Urban Cafe

40 S Dixie Hwy, St. Augustine, FL 32084
+1 904-824-0227
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“jerk chicken” (133 reviews)
“wet burrito” (143 reviews)
“tacos” (127 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, American, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
40 S Dixie Hwy, St. Augustine, FL 32084
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way up from south florida. I had the jerk chicken taco that was delicious!! My husband had the gumbo and loved it! Our server Joyce really made the experience she was super helpful and friendly!

Thank ChristinaRod1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Saint Augustine. We were looking for a relaxed environment with good food. The Back 40 did not disappoint. The food was fresh, well prepared, tasted great, and the service was outstanding.

Thank larry w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect place for a romantic or even business causal meeting. This was our hurricane Irma dinner with the family.

Thank Os C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and an excellent find! The jerk chicken tacos were spot on. My Chicken Curry Wrap was delicious and was also a fair amount of food. Service was polite and responsive. Food was very fresh. I will definitely return to this place.

Thank Domenic D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small but accommodating, this place is a real jewel. We had dinner and it was very good. Staff are pleasant, food was good and the atmosphere was friendly.

Thank Ennalls
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This little old house holds a delicious restaurant with YUMMY wet burritos the size of my teen son's head! The jerk chicken nachos and mahi tacos and back 40 meatloaf burger we're all perfectly seasoned and delicious. They had the best fresh salsa and orange...More

Thank Kim O
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Tucked away in old historic St. Augustine is this fine restaurant. You could walk by it and not know it is a restaurant. We were there for lunch. Service couldn't be better. The food was outstanding. They flavor their water and it's a hit. The...More

1  Thank Daisyjack11
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Road trip with my girlfriends and found this place on trip advisor..... excellent food large portions...off the beaten path in neighborhood.... great service

Thank msdueitt
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Very tasty menu. Lots of choices. Restaurant is in an old house. Small rooms with tables. Nice to have smaller rooms. Front room had booths and tables we sat in the middle room. It had booth/bench seats along the walls and chairs in the center...More

Thank Marion J
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

On the outside, this place is tiny and looks a little abandoned, but don't let the outward appearance fool you. The menu is brilliant! And whoever is executing it in the back is doing an amazing job. In my opinion, the menu is brilliant because...More

Thank Christina H
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4 June 2016|
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Response from Jon C | Reviewed this property |
Ask the servers. Usually they have no issues modifying your order to be gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
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, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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