Foodies Find Diverse Flavors on Florida’s Historic Coast

St. Augustine, Fla. – Florida’s Historic Coast offers a rich variety of culinary options, curated from centuries of diverse dining. From fresh seafood and artisan treats to any combination local cultural cuisine, dining options can appease even the pickiest of palates.

November 25, 2019
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With more than 450 years of history, dining here is a melting pot influenced by the diverse peoples and cultures that have called this area home since 1565, including Spain, France, Italy, Asia, Mexico and the Caribbean. The countries that make up St. Augustine’s history add to the area’s global cuisine, bringing a world of flavor to northeast Florida.


Southern Living Magazine readers recently selected St. Augustine as the #1 Foodie Town in the South. Enjoy fine dining, eclectic bistros, wine bars, and sidewalk cafes. Discover a variety of tantalizing tastes from oceanfront seafood restaurants, old Florida riverfront hideaways and quaint farm-to-table eateries.


Make yours a moveable feast with several food and wine tours at local establishments like the St. Augustine Distillery, the San Sebastian Winery, and Whetstone Chocolates. Make food your prime objective by visiting during one of the many annual food festivals.


Food Festivals


September

Friends of the GTM Reserve’s OceanWise Sustainable Seafood Fundraiser


October

Datil Pepper Festival and Cook Off with Home and Garden Show

St. Augustine Greek Festival

A Taste of the Beach

St. Augustine Independent Restaurant Association (SAiRA) Food & Wine Fest

St. Augustine (SAiRA) Restaurant Week


November

Annual St. Augustine Great Chowder Debate


March

St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival


April

Annual Rhythm & Ribs Festival

Taste of St. Augustine Festival


May

Farm to Table Soiree

The Great Chefs of St. Augustine: A Culinary Competition



Located midway between Daytona Beach and Jacksonville, Florida’s Historic Coast includes historic St. Augustine, the outstanding golf and seaside elegance of Ponte Vedra, and 42 miles of pristine Atlantic beaches. For information call 1.800.653.2489 or go to the Visitors and Convention Bureau website at www.FloridasHistoricCoast.com. Check us out on Twitter @FlHistoricCoast on Instagram @FloridasHistoricCoast and @ViajaSanAgustin on Facebook.com/OfficialStAugustine and Facebook.com/ViajaSanAgustin. #StAugustine #PonteVedra #FloridasHistoricCoast #ViajaSanAgustin

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