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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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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wet burrito” (143 reviews)
“jerk chicken” (134 reviews)
“tacos” (108 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 1 week ago

The place is very neat. The food was out quick and very good. The tacos were on happy hour and they were the best thing we had. We will be getting more our next visit. We both ordered off the menu and everything was delicious....More

Thank Hitchsb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting St Augustine, we always swing by the Back 40 Urban Cafe! Great food, great service, great experience!

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch at this place with colleagues today. The place is small, separated into 3 rooms. But the foods are fresh and tasty. Will go back for more. It's a little pricy, I had quesadilla and ice tea, with T&C together $19.

Thank Amzilla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, Sonya was our server and was affable and knowledgeable. A fun person and we got great service. I had the cuban and my wife had tajitas. Both were excellent. The prices are a steal. That night they had a special on the bottled wines;...More

Thank edemanfredi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way up from south florida. I had the jerk chicken taco that was delicious!! My husband had the gumbo and loved it! Our server Joyce really made the experience she was super helpful and friendly!

Thank ChristinaRod1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Saint Augustine. We were looking for a relaxed environment with good food. The Back 40 did not disappoint. The food was fresh, well prepared, tasted great, and the service was outstanding.

Thank larry w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect place for a romantic or even business causal meeting. This was our hurricane Irma dinner with the family.

Thank Os C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Excellent food and an excellent find! The jerk chicken tacos were spot on. My Chicken Curry Wrap was delicious and was also a fair amount of food. Service was polite and responsive. Food was very fresh. I will definitely return to this place.

Thank Domenic D
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Small but accommodating, this place is a real jewel. We had dinner and it was very good. Staff are pleasant, food was good and the atmosphere was friendly.

Thank Ennalls
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This little old house holds a delicious restaurant with YUMMY wet burritos the size of my teen son's head! The jerk chicken nachos and mahi tacos and back 40 meatloaf burger we're all perfectly seasoned and delicious. They had the best fresh salsa and orange...More

Thank Kim O
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3 June 2016|
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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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, 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
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