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The Back 40 Urban Cafe

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40 S Dixie Hwy, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
+1 904-824-0227
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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st. augustine
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food here is so good. Always fresh. Large portions. Very friendly. Happy hour tacos and coronas. You won't be disappointed.

Thank ral5150
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is not a high brow restaurant. It serves good basic, perhaps eclectic food in a casual setting. If you want to stimulate you taste buds, this is the place to go. Just leave your jacket, tie, and anything else formal at home. Sandals are welcome! Island and French Quarter tastes abound. The only shortcoming is that all the craft... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted to try something new when the husband and I visited St Augustine last weekend. Urban 40 had really good reviews so we decided to try it out. Totally thought our directions were off when we found ourselves in a neighborhood but thankfully we kept going. The staff was so friendly and helpful with the menu. Tacos were awesome and... More 

Thank Rachel A
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to Back Forty. We were fortunate enough to walk right in and get a booth. This is a very small restaurant in an old house with limited seating. It is worth the wait! I had the Cajun Shrimp Tacos - Yummy!

Thank Becky G
Asheville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous restaurant visited by locals. The owner is friendly and kind. Food is terrific. It is a don't miss!

Thank Barbara G
Orlando, Florida
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Actually visited TripAdvisor and read about The Back 40 Urban Café. Since I was going to St. Augustine decided to find the place. Was there exactly at 11:00 a.m. and people were already in line to go in. Small place but cozy, inviting and friendly. The food was very good and the prices great ($10 average). Will recommend and will... More 

Thank Keolrobe
Springfield, Ohio
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72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I ate at the Back 40 Cafe last night for the first time since we just moved to St Augustine. We drive by it often and have said several times we should stop but until the people at my wife's work got their lunch there yesterday and my wife told me how good it was we hadn't... More 

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Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of us ladies meet there for our girls night a couple weeks ago. Between the six of us we tried the tacos , (fabulous ) the Cuban (better than the Columbia) and the other gals tried a couple of different salads. Everything was wonderful. They also have a great happy hour( beer and wine only) Our sever that night... More 

Thank 08012015
Orange Park
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had our usual Wet Burrito with Jerk Chicken and avocado tacos. Both were amazing as usual. Food is delicious. Prices are excellent and the atmosphere is wonderful. LOVE IT.

Thank W P
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The back 40 is a diamond in the ruff. It's perfect for adult patrons with an Eclectic menu with an international flare. The Lobster bisque, Cajun shrimp quesadillas and the Back 40 Burger were delicious. The staff was very friendly and they were able to accommodate children with coloring pages and crayons. The kids menu is limited and not typical... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Mexican, American, Soups, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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, Cheap Eats
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, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-824-0227

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