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Back 40 A1A

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APPETIZERS
$5.0
Chips and Salsa
our homemade salsa with a mound of fresh tortilla chips
$7.0
Black Bean Hummus
served with toasted Naan bread, carrots and celery
$7.0
Beer Cheese Queso Dip
cup of our queso served with a mound of our fresh tortilla chips
$12.0
Jerk Chicken Nachos
corn tortilla chips piled with jerk chicken, melted cheddar jack cheese, black beans, lettuce, tomatoes, pickled jalapenos, sour cream, green onions, fresh cilantro and served with salsa
$9.0
Chili and Chips
a bowl of our 3-bean vegetarian chili, topped with cheddar jack cheese, sour cream, and green onions, served with fresh corn tortilla chips, shredded lettuce and pickled jalapenos
Cup $5.0
Bowl $8.0
New Orleans Style Gumbo
shrimp, chicken and andouille sausage gumbo
Cup $4.0
Bowl $7.0
Chili
our homemade 3-bean vegetarian chili
Cup $4.0
Bowl $7.0
Soup of the Day
SALADS
Homemade Dressings: Southwest Ranch Dressing, Buttermilk Coconut Curry, Spicy Thai Peanut, Caesar, Creamy Jalapeno Vinaigrette, Bleu Cheese, Thousand Island. Also available: Annie's Goddess® Dressing or Oil and Vinegar
$10.0
Southwest Caesar
chopped romaine tossed with Caesar dressing and diced tomatoes, topped with fresh avocado, parmesan cheese, green onions, cilantro and fried tortilla strips
$13.0
Shrimp Curry
Cajun grilled shrimp over chopped romaine, shredded red cabbage and carrots, diced tomatoes, marinated cucumbers, toasted coconut, roasted cashews, and croutons, topped with green onions and cilantro and served with our buttermilk coconut curry dressing
$10.0
Farmhouse Chicken
grilled chicken over chopped romaine, shredded cheddar jack cheese, bacon, black beans, corn, diced tomatoes and marinated cucumbers, topped with green onions and cilantro and served with southwest ranch dressing
$10.0
Sante Fe Chicken
Cajun grilled chicken over chopped romaine, shredded red cabbage and carrots, diced tomatoes, marinated cucumbers, black bean and corn, shredded cheddar jack cheese, crispy tortilla strips, topped with green onions and cilantro and served with our southwest ranch dressing
$10.0
Thai Chicken & Peanut
grilled chicken over chopped romaine, shredded red cabbage and carrots, diced tomatoes, marinated cucumbers, mandarin oranges, roasted peanuts, and topped with crispy rice noodles, green onions and cilantro and served with our spicy Thai peanut dressing
$10.0
Chili Salad
our 3-bean vegetarian chili over chopped romaine, shredded red cabbage and carrots, diced tomatoes, marinated cucumbers, shredded cheddar jack cheese, sour cream, pickled jalapenos, green onions and served with tortilla chips and our homemade southwest ranch dressing
$5.0
Side Salad or Side Caesar Salad
SANDWICHES
served with one of the following sides: Chips and Salsa, Zesty Pasta Salad, Island Slaw, Black Beans and Rice, Potato Salad
$13.0
Sriracha Avocado Club
hickory smoked turkey breast, fresh avocado, bacon, lettuce, swiss cheese, and tomato, topped with our sriracha aioli on a fresh pressed hoagie
$13.0
Shrimp Po'boy
Cajun seasoned shrimp on a bed of cabbage, with swiss cheese and tomato, topped with our own po'boy sriracha sauce on a fresh toasted hoagie
$10.0
Turkey and Bacon Melt
hickory smoked turkey, bacon and swiss cheese topped with our own sriracha aioli sauce on grilled rye
$10.0
Cuban
Smoked ham and roasted pork shoulder with swiss cheese, pickles, mayo and mustard on a pressed hoagie. Our best-selling sandwich and a St. Augustine Favorite!
$10.0
Jerk Chicken Press
jerk chicken with swiss cheese, roasted red peppers, shredded lettuce, and marinated cucumbers, on a pressed hoagie
$10.0
Classic Reuben
corned beef seasoned and cooked in house, served with sauerkraut, swiss cheese, and thousand island dressing on grilled rye
$10.0
California Reuben
hickory smoked turkey breast with our island coleslaw, swiss cheese and thousand island dressing on grilled rye
WRAPS
served with one of the following sides: Chips and Salsa, Zesty Pasta Salad, Island Slaw, Black Beans and Rice, Potato Salad
$10.0
Chicken Curry Wrap
grilled chicken, romaine, shredded red cabbage and carrots, tomatoes, marinated cucumbers, toasted coconut, and roasted cashews tossed in our buttermilk coconut curry dressing and wrapped in a spinach tortilla
$10.0
Jerk Chicken Caesar Wrap
jerk chicken, romaine, tomatoes and parmesan cheese tossed in our Caesar dressing and wrapped in a sundried tomato tortilla
$13.0
Fiesta White Fish Wrap
grilled white fish with Cajun seasoning, black bean and roasted corn salsa, lettuce, and shredded cheddar jack cheese with southwest ranch dressing, wrapped in a flour tortilla
$9.0
Veggie Wrap
lettuce, tomato, avocado, marinated cucumbers, and jalapeno vinaigrette in a spinach tortilla
OUR FAMOUS TACOS
Two tacos served in flour tortillas (corn tortillas upon request) served with one of the following sides: Chips and Salsa, Zesty Pasta Salad, Island Slaw, Black Beans and Rice, Potato Salad. All single tacos are $5 each except during 3:00-6:00 Happy Hour
$10.0
Buffalo Chicken
fresh grilled chicken tossed in buffalo sauce, shredded cheddar jack cheese, pico de gallo, lettuce and blue cheese crumbles with a drizzle more of buffalo sauce
$10.0
Jerk Chicken
chicken marinated in Caribbean jerk sauce, grilled to perfection, lettuce, shredded cheddar jack cheese, southwest ranch dressing, house salsa and fresh cilantro
$10.0
Avocado and Roasted Red Pepper
fresh avocado, roasted red peppers, lettuce, shredded cheddar jack, southwest ranch dressing, house salsa and fresh cilantro
$13.0
Steak Tacos
tender steak tips marinated in chimichurri sauce, shredded cheddar jack cheese, pico de gallo, lettuce, queso fresco and topped with our very own crème
$13.0
Mojo Pork Tacos
our pork marinated in mojo sauce and slow roasted, lettuce, shredded cheddar jack cheese, southwest ranch dressing, house salsa and fresh cilantro
$13.0
Chimichurri Pork Tacos
pork slow roasted and cooked in house, shredded cheddar jack cheese, fresh chimichurri sauce, pickled onions, queso fresco and topped with our own crème
$13.0
Shrimp Tacos
large Cajun grilled shrimp, lettuce, shredded cheddar jack cheese, southwest ranch dressing, house salsa and fresh cilantro
$13.0
Dynamite Shrimp Tacos
our large shrimp covered in our cabbage and dynamite sauce mix, shredded cheddar jack cheese, and diced tomatoes
$13.0
White Fish Tacos
Cajun grilled white fish, lettuce, shredded cheddar jack cheese, southwest ranch sauce, house salsa and fresh cilantro
QUESADILLAS
$13.0
Sweet Chili Lime Shrimp
grilled shrimp cooked with lime juice, roasted red peppers, black beans, shredded cheddar jack cheese, and drizzled with our sweet chili lime sauce, grilled in a flour tortilla and served with sour cream, salsa, lettuce and pickled jalapenos
$13.0
BBQ Chicken Quesadilla
fresh grilled chicken tossed in smoky BBQ sauce, Applewood bacon, shredded cheddar jack cheese, pico de gallo, grilled in a flour tortilla and served with sour cream, salsa, lettuce and pickled jalapenos
$13.0
Jerk Chicken and Pineapple Quesadilla
jerk chicken, fresh pineapple and shredded cheddar jack cheese grilled in a flour tortilla and served with sour cream, salsa, lettuce and pickled jalapenos
$13.0
Mojo Steak Quesadilla
mojo marinated steak, shredded cheddar jack cheese, black beans and roasted corn salsa, grilled in a flour tortilla and served with a side of sour cream, salsa, lettuce and pickled jalapenos
SIGNATURE ITEMS
$9.0
Island Bowl
A large serving of black beans and brown rice topped with shredded cheddar jack cheese, sour cream, tomatoes, pickled jalapenos, fresh green onions and cilantro, served with house salsa. Add avocado, jerk chicken, chicken, mojo pork, chimichurri steak tips, grilled white fish, Cajun white fish, shrimp or Cajun shrimp - $4
$10.0
Wet Burrito
Black beans, brown rice, roasted red peppers, shredded cheddar jack cheese, tomatoes and lettuce all wrapped in a flour tortilla, smothered in mild red chili sauce, then topped with more cheese and baked to perfection, and served with sour cream, pickled jalapenos, green onions, lettuce and fresh cilantro. Add avocado, jerk chicken, chicken, mojo pork, chimichurri steak tips, grilled white fish, Cajun white fish, shrimp or Cajun shrimp - $4
$9.0
Chili Mac Bowl
our 3 -bean vegetarian chili over rotini pasta, topped with melted cheddar jack cheese, sour cream, pickled jalapenos and fresh green onions
$10.0
Upside Down Chicken Pot Pie
a traditional pot pie filling with grilled chicken served over a fresh baked puff pastry
$10.0
Back 40 Burger
our delicious meatloaf topped with bacon, cheddar cheese, and BBQ sauce with your choice of lettuce, tomato and pickles on a toasted hoagie served with one of the following sides: Chips and Salsa, Black Beans and Rice, Zesty Pasta Salad, Potato Salad, Island Slaw
KIDS ITEMS
$6; All kids items are served with your choice of a small side, including a house salad, beans and rice, potato salad or mandarin orange slices
Two Grilled Chicken Tacos
with shredded cheddar jack cheese
Cheese Quesadilla
Chicken and Rice in a Bowl
with shredded cheddar jack cheese
Texas Toast Grilled Cheese and Bacon
Two Grilled Burger Sliders
with cheddar cheese and pickles
Cheese Pizza on Naan Bread
DESSERTS
$5.0
Homemade Key Lime Pie
$5.0
Assorted Cheesecakes
$6.0
Mud Pie
warm chocolate chip brownie with a choice of vanilla or coffee ice cream, whipped cream and chocolate drizzle topped with toasted walnuts
2 Scoops $5.0
Vanilla or Coffee Ice Cream
add chocolate drizzle or whipped cream
BEVERAGES
$2
Freshly Brewed Iced Tea
sweet or unsweet
Fountainhead Craft Sodas
cola, cola zero, lemon-lime and orange cream
Pennsylvania Dutch Birch Beer
Lemonade
sales benefit Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer
Coffee
Assorted Hot Teas
About
The Back 40 serves vegetarian, Mexican, and Caribbean fare. We are recognized as a top restaurant in St. Augustine. We also have the best tacos in St. Augustine. Happy Hour daily from 3-6:00. $2 Coronas and Modelos. Taco specials including, jerk chicken, mahi and shrimp. $9 bottles of wine Wednesdays. Our motto is, "Better Food, Better Mood."
PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$13
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Healthy, Mexican, Caribbean, Jamaican
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available
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All reviews wet burrito dynamite shrimp tacos jerk chicken wraps salad chilli steak original location terrific service tex mex beer and wine crescent beach portions are large great dinner great menu my favorite
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice little place tucked in the corner of a strip mall. Friendly staff. We had the happy hour tacos that were excellent. You know you have found a good place when the customers are smiling and you see few people using cell phones.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bobber007
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went with friends to the Back 40 @ Treasure Beach. Got to the place @ 7:00pm and ordered. It took 45 minutes to an hour to get our food. I was served a COLD Chicken Pot Pie and the waitress was MIA 99% of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Rockysurf
Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate in the pub. Our server /bartender Tyler was very personable, and as attentive as he could be. He seemed to be hustling while the folks upstairs (went up for a rest room break were chilling). I got filet medallions that were overcooked, but...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank retirementjob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I had a delicious dinner tonight. We had a wet burrito, pineapple/jerk chicken quesadillas, and the chili salad. Topped it off with their homemade key lime pie. Service was great and our server, Pennie, was very helpful and friendly. Thanks for a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank blancaramon
Reviewed 16 December 2018

Had a full day today. Worked hard, wanted good hot food. I am a regular customer of both locations of this restaurant. Maybe no more. Tonight's visit was DISAPPOINTING. Lousy quality COLD food. Soup was cold, Chicken Pot Pie was cold, Cuban Sandwich was COLD....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Stan T
R6630IApaulm, Owner at Back 40 A1A, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Stan, thanks for telling us. Can you tell me about what day and time you visited the location? I would like to investigate and then will be back in touch with you. Paul

Reviewed 17 November 2018

3 to 6pm 3 buck tacos are it!! service perfect, food excellent, worth stopping in this place for good reasonable food! going to add this to a must visit every time we come to the beaches!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ravenkite
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

We have been enjoying this location for over a year. Food is fantastic, I can't say enough about the Mojo pork Tacos or Nachos. Absolutely great. Very friendly staff, always quick and on point. Also, try the Jerk Chicken quesadilla. Nice beer selection too.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cory F
Reviewed 11 November 2018

nice restaurant, friendly staff, good food at a fair price. Can get busy so arrive early. Parking plentiful.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kenavo41
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Did not know about the excellent $$$$ for happy hour specials, beers around 3 $ and all tacos, what an assortment, for around the same $, the food was great, excellent bargain, we'll be back at least once a week, not sure if those bargains...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Karlpeter2013
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We were in Saint Augustine for two nights and one we spend at the Back 40’s. We had Quesadillas and the Back 40 Burger. Both was so delicious! We shared a Key Lime Pie, and it was really good too. We really loved the atmosphere....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tracylein
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Stan T
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Response from R6630IApaulm | Property representative |
Thanks for your response. I got to the bottom of the issue and want you to know we will have a $50 gift card for you. Feel free to send your address to me via email and we can mail it to you, or you can stop by a location... More
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