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The Back 40 Urban Cafe

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40 South Dixie Highway, 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The plaçe we wanted to go was closed. This was our 2nd choice but what a pleasant surprise, this was delightful. Good food large portioñs and inexpensive who could ask for anything more?

Thank James O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I can't seem to pull myself away from the nachos., but I have to say tonight we had dessert because it was Valentine's day. The salted caramel cheesecake is probably the best dessert I've ever had.

Thank Penni C
Palatka, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Always fresh and delicious! I LOVE the shrimp curry salad--especially the dressing. The daily special is always interesting and they accommodate special diet needs. The chips with cilantro sauce is a family favorite

Thank Kate E
Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Love taco tuesdays!!! Best tacos! Nice place, eclectic and clean. Enjoyed our food and atmosphere. Good service, not at all pushy, reasonably priced tasty food

Thank keeperlight
Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

WOW! What a super surprise for lunch and dinner. Have enjoyed lunch and dinner numerous times in the last few weeks with the shrimp curry salad. Excellent tostadas. The Reuben is in a class of its own. Superb attentive service. Don't miss this one in St Auggie. Once you start here it will be hard to stop!

Thank raf9393
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a pleasant surprise. I was a little suspicious of the area, but this place is well worth the 5 minute trip out of downtown. The fish tacos were perfect. The Wet Burrito was so big it was impossible to eat in one sitting. The blackbean hummus was great too. My wife's salad was huge. Everything was made with fresh... More 

Thank wsparry
Freeport, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On our drive from Maine to Florida recently we accidentally ended up in St. Augustine. We knew exactly where we wanted to eat - The Back 40 Urban Cafe. We still talk about our dinner there 2 years ago and there was no question where we were going. Food - great! Service - exceptional! Atmosphere - warm and welcoming! We... More 

1 Thank Nancy and Mark P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really cool renovated home with a few tables. Excellent mexi-fusion menu. Great flavors - wet burrito and poboy. Find it! It is out of the way but worth it! Beer and wine too.

Thank staughappy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a long day of shopping at the outlets in St. Augustine. My friend and I stopped by The Back 40 Urban Cafe. Little did we know we were just in time for happy hour, which meant discounted tacoooos! (I love tacos--specifically; fish tacos) The tacos were about $4/each. Anywho, my friend and I both ordered the fish tacos and... More 

Thank Leshare D
Venice, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The happy hour tacos are amazing. I didn't care for the upside-down chicken pot pie.Use real chicken. The phyllo dough is an odd choice. Service is great! We had fun :)

Thank Labedaelaine
Management response:

Thanks for visiting us! We are glad you enjoyed our tacos and service. I did want to let you know, that we bake fresh chicken daily, and that is what we use in our chicken pot pie recipe. I'll admit that the upside down potpie is different than what most people are used to, but it is a favorite among... 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
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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 South Dixie Highway, 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?