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Salt Water Cowboy's

299 Dondanville Rd, St. Augustine, FL 32080-6403
+1 904-471-2332
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“rock shrimp” (48 reviews)
“frog legs” (37 reviews)
“cheese bread” (38 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
299 Dondanville Rd, St. Augustine, FL 32080-6403
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Reviewed 3 days ago

1 of my favorites, it's worth the wait. The saltwater mule is a good drink to have while you are waiting for your table, staff very friendly, coconut shrimp is my favorite appetizer, my husband had oysters on half she'll which has he enjoyed. The...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have been going to Saltwater Cowboys at least once a year for the last 8 years. The restaurant was severely damaged during the hurricane in October and was reopened last month. The ambiance is unique with bentwood chairs, reclaimed wood floors and rustic decor....More

Thank Gerry P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First, I really like the old cracker-house/Old Florida style of the place. The white walls, big ferns, and interesting old pictures (of gator hunters, etc.) is perfect. On our 1st time here, 4 years ago, the food was fabulous. This time ~ the fried shrimp,...More

Thank Jones_fromSouthGA
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First, buy your beverage on the patio where a bud Lt is $3.50 bc they cost $6.50 each inside. Second the cowboy quickies (kids menu) is enough to feed two and a half kids. They give you twice the flavorless fried food you get on...More

Thank Allison B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Salt Water Cowboys always has the best food in St. Augustine! We're never disappointed. Delicious seafood! I love the salad with their house dressing and cheese bread. Even their creamy grits are great! Also a beautiful view and great atmosphere.

Thank licova
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is a little hard to find, it sits in a residential neighborhood. It is backed up to the marshes. Upon arriving, we knew it had to be good, we had to wait on a parking spot. We were seated quickly, you can choose...More

Thank lovetravel2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious! We had the shrimp and grits and alligator tail. Both were so good!! The view was beautiful!

Thank Honeybee_216
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With all the restaurants to pick, had to go to our favorite for b-day celebration. Was the best! 5 of us, and all meals came out perfectly. From crawdads, oysters, stuffed shrimp, ribs, and coconut shrimp, hot and large servings. Cierra our server, was the...More

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on memorial day and we were able to get a very good seat near the window. Not as crowded as I thought it would be. I don't think many people know they reopened. We had an issue with one of our meals and...More

Thank Letsrolltimes5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was good, but not great. The seafood was adequate, but nothing special compared to other area eateries. The signature dressing for the house salad may be one of the best things about the place. The line at the outdoor bar is consistently too...More

Thank david52111
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Berniece M
Prices if menu entrees
19 August 2016|
Response from Veloria11 | Reviewed this property |
Do you take reservations? Are they needed?
16 March 2015|
Response from dmlefebvre | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reservations but you can do call ahead seating. Not that you need to, it's never very busy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 299 Dondanville Rd, St. Augustine, FL 32080-6403
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-471-2332
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