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O'Steen's Restaurant

205 Anastasia Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080-4504
+1 904-829-6974
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried shrimp” (572 reviews)
“hush puppies” (210 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
205 Anastasia Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080-4504
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not the flashiest place on the island but the best shrimp around! Been going there since I was a little kid and nothing has changed! Only draw backs is expect a lengthy wait, because the food is so good, and cash only. As a local,...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are looking for the best & most fresh seafood around...LOOK NO FURTHER! O'Steens is THE place to go for the best cooked-to-perfection shrimp! My husband and I literally waited 15 minutes for this establishment to open (and so did about 18 other people)....More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank kellymbofill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tired and hungry, we needed to find something close. Saw good reviews, so we went here. The ffod was really good, and the portions were generous. My wife is gluten intolerant. They understood and had options for her. Be advised, they only take cash. Maybe...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank haveclubwilltravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family style, home cooked fresh seafood. Love the shrimp fresh from the Atlantic Ocean. Excellent array of home style veggies. Staff was friendly, cheerful and prompt service. Very popular local restaurant. Be prepared to wait.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Anna E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Read reviews and off we went. Found parking was easy. Table ready at 6:30pm and no waiting. Server very attentive to our needs. Food served was excellent and had great taste. Cash only place, understood in advance

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Perkadventures
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our third visit here. If you are here in St Augustine, you will be short changing yourself if you don't dine here. The shrimp were superb, perfectly fried and breaded. The sweet potato casserole is delish, maybe a tad bit too sweet. Do...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Tom B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by and picked up dinner to go on our way into town and it was a great first meal. We had a feeling that any place with a 2 hour wait must be good - and we were right! The hush puppies were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Y6978TFstephaniem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

always a wonderful experience great food great service friendly staff locals keep coming time and time again Highly recommended

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank emorga
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While touring St. Augustine, I made time for eating here. I knew the shrimp were supposed to be great, and they were as awesome as promised. The sides (green beans and squash casserole) were equally incredible. Bring cash. And plan to wait. It's worth it!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank maryanncdavis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is an all time favorite of a friend. Her favorite go to is the coconut shrimp which she gives 5 stars. I had the chicken pop pie which I would give a 3. It was served in a bowl like a stew and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank cthompson5536
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Questions & Answers
8 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Georgia Family T | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't. Wonderful place to eat!
7 June 2018|
Response from staceygay2018 |
You must have come on Sunday or Monday .No Wine or Beer and bring CA$H . It is truly the best fried shrimp you'll ever eat .
23 December 2017|
Response from luggerts |
We do not have a restaurant so not sure why this question was submitted to me. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Anastasia Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080-4504
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-829-6974
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