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La Cocina International Restaurant

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530 A1A Beach Blvd., Saint Augustine Beach, Saint Augustine, FL 32086 (Beach Blvd)
+1 904-461-8288
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Today
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 10:30
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 14:30
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Castillo Real Hotel where the restaurant is located. We only had breakfast here our last day but it was very good. The French Toast was outstanding and the chef made a special hot sauce for my husband's omelette. Based on this meal I would definitely recommend. Breakfast did appear to be more reasonable priced than the... More 

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Thank NCSUBAB
Florida
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95 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

La Cocina has consistently good, international food which is excellently presented. The locals regularly solicit this restaurant and I was really surprised to see the negative reviews my spouse and friends and I have eaten in fine dining restaurants the world over. Especially good is their pork saltimbocca and their rack of lamb. Also, their fish, including sea bass, is... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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62 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a decent but disappointing Thanksgiving dinner. It was $40 for four courses, decent value considering that lamb and ribeye were among the choices. I went in with high expectations, however, as La Cocina gets some of the best reviews in St. Augustine, and was disappointed. The lobster bisque was good, but I preferred the one I had at... More 

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Thank SelfMade1
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family of five - three generations - arrived not knowing what to expect. Left happy and full after a delicious four course Thanksgiving meal. Delightful waiter and servers made us very comfortable anticipating our wishes. Lobster bisque was heavenly, pear salad was well balanced combination of textures and flavors. Turkey main course was fantastic - juicy and just the right... More 

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Thank dingsterkat
Tallahassee, Florida
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is unbelievable to me that this received the number one rating in St. Augustine Beach. Our experience was terrible from start to finish. When we walked up to the restaurant the greeter was on the phone and showed no interest in attending to us. After a significant period of time, she finally showed the two of us to our... More 

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Thank 15th
St. Augustine
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91 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant ambience, helpful and prompt wait staff. Varied menu. They offer tongue and it is delicious. Portions are generous. Prices moderate.

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Thank DevilGator
Florida
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93 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is classic. We had their olive appetizer and for $6, it had more then enough for the two of us to share. I had an appetizer of seafood crepes for my entree. The portion was more than generous and reminded me of the crepes I used to get in the 70's with the rich creamy sauce. My husband's... More 

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Thank Hooptymoo
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One would never expect to experience such fine dining in a hotel restaurant, but this place is a real treat. Rivals a 5 star in any metropolitan area.

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Thank Melanie D
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, great service. Highly recommend this restaurant. It is located inside an hotel on St. Augustine Beach a few blocks from the St. Augustine Pier.

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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Each menu item is attractively arranged on the plate. Great variety of lunch or dinner choices. Located in a Resort Hotel on Saint Augustine Beach. Very attentive wait staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40
Cuisine
Spanish, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 14:30
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
08:00 - 10:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 530 A1A Beach Blvd., Saint Augustine Beach, Saint Augustine, FL 32086
    (Beach Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine  >  Saint Augustine Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-461-8288
Description
La Cocina International Restaurant offers Intimate Fine Dining with a Latin Flair with a Casual Atmosphere.

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