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Cafe del Hidalgo

Certificate of Excellence
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35 Hypolita St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-6602
+1 904-823-1196
09:30 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 09:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sun 09:30 - 23:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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154 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The coffee (latte) is the best in town. Also their bilberry ice cream is out of this world. That being said, be careful when you order as one time our ice cream was short changed.

Thank AncalagonTheBlack
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While I went to pay my ice cream, you can't help but notice how nasty the place is (the most important part, where the food is being prepared). I felt like a roach or rat would surely come running out. They aren't wearing hair nets, which bothered me because both men and women employees had pretty long hair. It's pretty... More 

Thank assilam12
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great hot chocolate for cold nights viewing the lights downtown. We also hit this place after dinner whenever we are in town. Great location also.

Thank Faithyred
Hartford, Connecticut
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This was a great stop before the college race began. It was appealing decor, stark and authentic. The drinks were great. The food was delivered on time and was delicious. Good value overall

Thank mcdonagi
Savannah, Georgia
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Best coffee gelato in the area. My new favorite dessert shop :) Can't wait to try more flavors. I'll be back.

Thank floridagrl
Boca Raton, Florida
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30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

I am a "lover" of gelato, and this is top notch. Made fresh every day and it shows. They did not skimp on the size either. Highly recommend.

Thank jeffreylk
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I only went there for the gelato...twice in one day...don't judge! The first combo was chocolate peanut butter with coffee. The second was tiramisu with New York cheesecake. I ordered small both times and it comes with two scoops. I really loved them all. The servers were very friendly and attentive.

Thank Wemo
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Good Gelato,samples are free,food looks nice,coffee smells good,old time music is nice,good place to stop after the fort

Thank Tom R
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

I think that for the quality of the food is Little price I have some fries and I can taste that the oil wasent fresh

Thank Fernanda P
Beata K, Owner at Cafe del Hidalgo, responded to this review

Mrs Fernanda P must have been confused writing this review as it is about another business located across the street from us operating as French Fries Heaven. We do not serve anything fried or cooked as we are specializing in in Italian Gelato production, desert, coffee, salad and sandwich menu only. Due to the historical significance of the building where... More 

Saint Augustine, Florida
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I admit, each time I visit St Augustine, I find myself having to visit this location for desert. Sometimes there is a smile on my face other times, when the lemon-cello is not on the menu, I am disappointed. However, there are plenty of other flavors that are great. I haven't eaten the food here, although, the cafe upstairs is... More 

Thank miken5678

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Hypolita St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-6602
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-823-1196

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