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Manatee Cafe

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525 State Road 16, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-3840
+1 904-826-0210
08:00 - 15:30
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Saint Augustine, Florida
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for breakfast this morning, invited by a friend. I am very much NOT into vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO food. I have been to more than my share of vegetarian, health conscious places, and most of them are horrifying. I was pleasantly surprised by the food. Normally, I find vegetarian food bland, boring, rubbery, and generally awful. I was... More 

Thank Kevin H
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am a frequent flyer at The Manatee Cafe and the only reason I keep coming back is strictly because of the food. However after this last visit I'm highly reconsidering ever visiting again. I AM SICK AND TIRED OF THE RUDE STAFF! There is only one person working there that is polite and patient. He is the younger male... More 

Thank Cori H
Jacksonville, Florida
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Manatee Cafe was recommended by a friend. Really enjoyed the food and service. There's a reason why they have been here for so long. Will be back!

Thank Jorge G
Saint Augustine, Florida
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Came here for breakfast and got their amazing omlet!! You can taste how fresh their ingredients are. Comes with a lot of food for a good price. The coffee was aldo good-that is very important. The little things is what I love to see-they have pink Himalayan salt on all the tables. No where else has that. :)

Thank Jess_787
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic late lunch. I got the Veggie Wrap. Oh my, what a satisfying meal. It was a delicious blend of flavors. There was garlicky humus, sweet potato, avocado, and tasty veggies with a side of blue tortilla chips bringing in the salty. YUMMY! My husband had the Cajun Chicken Pita and he was very happy with it.

Thank Marita W
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Food was great. Lots of vegetarian and vegan variety plus other healthy options. Service good. Stopped for lunch on our way to Wild Reserve. Would highly recommend.

Thank Andrea C
Tallahassee, Florida
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182 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I'm a long-time customer here but upon my last visit the waiter had an attitude and the eggs were greasy. Usually great experience and healthy fresh food. Won't be returning any time soon.

Thank travelingsuem
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great food, prepared fresh, and all at a fair price. It is not a fancy cafe but has something for everyone (we are vegan and had multiple options). We will return!

Thank Jason C
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I took my son to Manatee Café one morning to find something different but healthy. This was a refreshing change from the usual donut or mega carbohydrate kind of breakfast. In an effort to try to eat healthier, we tried this place. It was really good. I was surprised. I would definitely go here again. My busy schedule has not... More 

Thank Wendy E
Broussard, Louisiana
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63 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Manatee Cafe has the most reliable affordable breakfast in town. Special items are the veggie omlette and grits with goat cheese. Breakfast potatoes are yummy and coffee (specially roasted for the Cafe) is the best in town. Note: there are vegetarian and vegan options.

Thank CoachBobBoese

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 State Road 16, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-3840
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-826-0210
Quaint cafe located within westgate plaza, just miles from downtown st. augustine. AC, comfortable table dining/seating, Manatee motif, modest grocery area.

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