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Santa Maria Restaurant - CLOSED

135 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine, FL 32084-4402
+1 904-829-6578
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good21%
  • Average20%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible25%
18 Aug 2016
“Closed for renovations”
21 Jul 2016
“Best seafood I've ever had”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
135 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine, FL 32084-4402
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

As of Monday, August 8, 2016, Santa Maria is closed for renovations. Funny, didn't see a single hard hat anywhere. Good luck Santa Maria we used to like to feed the fish and birds from our table.

1  Thank Larry R
Reviewed 21 July 2016

No, the title of this review is NOT sarcastic, in case you were wondering. I'm surprised how low this place is ranked in Saint Augustine. I enjoyed nearly everything about Santa Maria when I visited two summers ago. I loved the location on the water...More

Thank SeaGreenSnail1009
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Great location, but closed for business. People said it had really gone downhill and was a great view with terrible food. Hopefully and great chef/restaurateur will take it over.

Thank llmcb67
Reviewed 15 June 2016

My family has always enjoyed eating here and feeding the fish through the little trap doors by the tables alongside the walls of the restaurant. He were very disappointed to learn that it was closed, but felt better when we learned that it had been...More

Thank Laney A
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Staff is great unless there is a big group coming in We always did breakfast as that is what time we are in town Food was good and staff was always helpfull

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 14 February 2016

This place has been closed down and is waiting renovation to become an new place for everyone who visits St. Augustine to enjoy

5  Thank Laura P
Reviewed 4 January 2016

The Santa Maria, an iconic landmark in St. Augustine, is no longer operating. Another local restaurant is currently in negotations to purchase the property.

3  Thank williame975
Reviewed 7 December 2015

This restaurant has been on the Matanzas bay on the water for decades. While it looks attractive, the food is inedible and pricey. I have not one redeeming thing to say about it other than it is the only restaurant in St. Augustine on the...More

2  Thank JimMacD23
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Fortunately this restaurant has closed. It was a dump. The good news is that the owner of O.C. Whites has purchased it and will reopen after major renovating. The location is perfect, being on the inland waterway.

2  Thank nlskinner
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Very good seafood what you don't eat feed it to the fish Hush puppies are very good all the dishes I have found very cooked right

Thank Chris A
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine, FL 32084-4402
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-829-6578
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