If you’re trying to find me in St. Augustine, I’m usually either at Burrito Works Taco Shop or Pizzalley’s on St. George Street. Though these restaurants’ names have changed over the years, they’re still two of the main reasons my wife and I visit St. Augustine. Add a drink at the White Lion and an ice cream from one of the many sweetshops, and you’ve essentially got a menu of our must-dos.
St. Augustine isn’t a “traditional” foodie city, but that doesn’t mean you should leave your appetite in your luggage. Fresh seafood, craft beers, and eateries that won’t eat into most budgets all are served up in the historic city.
Dress comfortably, but if fine-dining is on the agenda, wear light clothing to combat the summer sun.
If you only have time for one thing, make it dinner at Casa Monica for the terrace views.
Even locals regularly find new flavors on St. George Street. The Corks and Forks Tour is one of the best ways for visitors to get a taste of the cuisine, culture, and history of the city.
Plan your own foodie tour with a fresh brew from the St. Augustine Coffee House and make your way to Plaza de la Constitución for two perfectly paired neighbors: Ancient City Brewing and Grilled Cheese Gallery. Prefer a liquid lunch? The Toast of St. Augustine Walking Pub Crawl is another way to get out and explore the city’s watering holes.
See the city from a new perspective and give your tastebuds a new experience, too. Spend your second day on a wine tasting cruise that sails along St. Augustine’s coast and offers spectacular landmark views.
Still got sea legs back on shore? Then take advantage of a chauffeured culinary tour that will guide you to delicious destinations in the historic district. A local guide can show you historical sites and landmarks between stops for local cuisine and wine pairings.
It’s easy to gorge on St. Augustine’s grub—but there’s always room for dessert! St. Augustine has many sweetshops to try. Take a tour to be sure you don’t miss out on any local favorites while learning about historic downtown sites.
Spend the rest of the day drinking up history on an Ale Trail tour, then book a reservation for a final meal at O.C. White’s Seafood & Spirits on the water. This seafood spot along the historic seawall offers stellar views of the sunset.