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The Back 40 Urban Cafe

40 S Dixie Hwy, St. Augustine, FL 32084
+1 904-824-0227
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“jerk chicken” (128 reviews)
“wet burrito” (139 reviews)
“tacos” (121 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
40 S Dixie Hwy, St. Augustine, FL 32084
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My family happened upon this gem based on TripAdvisor reviews and it was AMAZING! The wait staff was incredibly friendly and accommodating. The environment reminded us of our favorite coffee shop back home with paintings and other artwork on display (and for sale, check it...More

Thank Jesse D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Tacos, burritos, wraps, salads really well done. Everything tastes fresh and is made with care. Extra words to meet charcter minimum

Thank jbec2014
Reviewed 3 days ago

Have been to St. Augustine many times over the years and have several favorite restaurants. This was our first visit to the Back 40 and it has probably become one of my favorite 3. Food was wonderful (gumbo, jerk chicken nachos) and the beer selection...More

Thank UFBubba
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Island bowl with mojo pork.. so yummy! Staff was extremely friendly. Definitely a must when you visit St. Aug!

Thank Kaitlyn B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had eaten at this restaurant when we were in St Augustine a few years ago, but we had forgotten the name. Based upon Trip Advisor reviews, we stopped here during this visit, and we immediately recognized the place - so glad we found it...More

Thank RamblingRoos
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a cute place, in an odd part of town for a cafe. I ordered the teriyaki chicken bowl. I only liked the rice and cabbage--I really did not care for the flavor of the meat. In addition, the put a "fancy" design with...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love coming to eat here! Great food and atmosphere. You can't go wrong. Such a unique place with a great staff. Love what the new owners have added to the place. Definitely our family's favorite restaurant!

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Helpful and attentive wait staff gave insight to ordering and accommodated dish variation requests cheerfully. Food was very good with ample portions.

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here looking for a little local place that wasn't going to be super touristy. Our food was great. The burrito was huge. The Cuban was good too. We are glad we found this place.

Thank clarinetjpc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent prices for excellent foods. Brought the family, each ordered something different, , nobody was unsatisfied which is often difficult for a family with 2 daughters (15 and 11). The staff was friendly, the eating area was quaint and very well decorated. LOVE the plastic...More

Thank kevinjay22
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Gluten free options
4 June 2016|
Response from Jon C | Reviewed this property |
Ask the servers. Usually they have no issues modifying your order to be gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 S Dixie Hwy, St. Augustine, FL 32084
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-824-0227
  • E-mail
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