Cap's on the Water
Gourmet Hut on Cuna Street
South Beach Grill
Perfect Patios: Outdoor Dining in St. Augustine & Ponte Vedra
Mesmerizing sunsets, soul-warming sunshine and locally inspired fare are just a few perks of al fresco dining in St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra. From breezy beachside decks to romantic downtown courtyards, patio seating at St. Augustine restaurants accentuate the coastal beauty and delicious cuisine of Florida’s Historic Coast.
Located oceanfront in Vilano Beach, this fine dining establishment serves up a romantic ocean view alongside creative culinary cuisine. The menu features innovate chef specials, fresh fish and seafood, steaks, pasta, salads and an extensive wine list and full bar.
Watch the sunset from the sandy beach or from the extensive outdoor deck at this fun and funky casual seafood restaurant. Arrive by bike, by boat, by jet ski or just drive a short distance from historic downtown St. Augustine to find friendly staff, a full selection of fresh seafood, salads, sandwiches and their signature “beacharitas”.
Two championship golf courses draw visitors to TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra. Perfect for post-round dining, Nineteen complements exquisite dishes like pan-seared scallops served with an avocado emulsion with outdoor verandah seating amid breathtaking panoramas of the greens. Traveling with the family? Head here for family Sundays, when the Ponte Vedra restaurant offers a spectacular breakfast buffet and crowd-pleasing supper.
Draped with twinkling lights and shaded by leafy trees, Harry’s courtyard in downtown St. Augustine is a charming setting for any occasion. Cajun-cuisine devotees appreciate the selection of Louisiana classics, including jambalaya, shrimp etouffee and catfish Pontchartrain.
Nestled among the mangroves on the intracoastal waterway between Ponte Vedra and St. Augustine, Cap’s is known for its breathtaking sunset views and mouthwatering seafood. Choose a seat on the popular deck or cozy up to the Sunset Oyster Bar, which serves up raw, steamed or baked oysters and other fresh-off-the-boat shellfish.
This establishment’s second-floor deck is a favorite outdoor dining spot. Order the clam chowder to find out why Sunset Grille is a 21-time winner of the St. Augustine Great Chowder Debate – and bring your friends: The menu features perfect-for-sharing double orders of its entrees.
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