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Salt Water Cowboy's

299 Dondanville Rd, St. Augustine, FL 32080-6403
+1 904-471-2332
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“rock shrimp” (48 reviews)
“frog legs” (37 reviews)
“cheese bread” (39 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
299 Dondanville Rd, St. Augustine, FL 32080-6403
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had came here because a family member had recommended for us to check it out and we did! I had never tried gator tail before so we got an appetizer of it and it is so good! My dad ordered frog legs which he...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed yesterday

Dinner was great! For a appetizer we had steamed crawfish and shrimp stew, salad, rock shrimp ( taste like lobsters), baked potatoes and hush puppies. Service was great!

Thank Timothy P
Reviewed yesterday

Went with my family after really looking forward to trying this restaurant out for the first time. Had to ask multiple times for refills. Wahoo was over cooked and very tough and dry. Server really acted like he did not want to be there. Sat...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is my absolute favorite restaurant in the world!!! I have been coming here since I was a child and now I come here with my son when we visit the area. The food is always delicious, the staff is always superb and the views...More

Thank tedlong29
Reviewed 1 week ago

1 of my favorites, it's worth the wait. The saltwater mule is a good drink to have while you are waiting for your table, staff very friendly, coconut shrimp is my favorite appetizer, my husband had oysters on half she'll which has he enjoyed. The...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been going to Saltwater Cowboys at least once a year for the last 8 years. The restaurant was severely damaged during the hurricane in October and was reopened last month. The ambiance is unique with bentwood chairs, reclaimed wood floors and rustic decor....More

Thank Gerry P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First, I really like the old cracker-house/Old Florida style of the place. The white walls, big ferns, and interesting old pictures (of gator hunters, etc.) is perfect. On our 1st time here, 4 years ago, the food was fabulous. This time ~ the fried shrimp,...More

Thank Jones_fromSouthGA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First, buy your beverage on the patio where a bud Lt is $3.50 bc they cost $6.50 each inside. Second the cowboy quickies (kids menu) is enough to feed two and a half kids. They give you twice the flavorless fried food you get on...More

1  Thank Allison B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Salt Water Cowboys always has the best food in St. Augustine! We're never disappointed. Delicious seafood! I love the salad with their house dressing and cheese bread. Even their creamy grits are great! Also a beautiful view and great atmosphere.

Thank licova
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is a little hard to find, it sits in a residential neighborhood. It is backed up to the marshes. Upon arriving, we knew it had to be good, we had to wait on a parking spot. We were seated quickly, you can choose...More

Thank lovetravel2
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Berniece M
Prices if menu entrees
19 August 2016|
Response from Veloria11 | Reviewed this property |
Do you take reservations? Are they needed?
16 March 2015|
Response from dmlefebvre | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reservations but you can do call ahead seating. Not that you need to, it's never very busy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 299 Dondanville Rd, St. Augustine, FL 32080-6403
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-471-2332
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