Comfort Suites Downtown
42 San Marco Avenue
Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Phone: (904) 829-2292
Fax: (904) 584-0004
Brrrberry provides fresh fruit and cold treats perfect to offset Florida heat. Smoothies, frozen yogurt, ice cream, and the freshest of produce round out the menu, and the prices are friendly enough to invite stop before or after exploring the nearby colonial quarter.
Le Pavillon caters to both locals and out-of-town visitors with a mix of standard American fare and French style bistro cuisine. The restaurant is housed in a grand old southern style house and features both indoor and outdoor dining.
A local favorite restaurant, this casual dining restaurant serves an extensive menu of fresh Florida seafood, steaks and chicken entrees, fresh vegetables, signature salads, alligator tail, and homemade desserts daily for lunch and dinner.
Luli's is a St Augustine entry in the recent trend of gourmet cupcake shops. The dream of a former wedding-caterer, Luli's provides a whole range of delicious cupcakes as well as other baked delights, and makes for a relatively economical snack before or after a visit to the 16th century fortress or the colonial quarter.
This yellow, two-story pub with wide verandah and lots of plants is located near the city gates. The deli and pub offer a variety of basic sandwiches including smoked turkey, pastrami, corned beef, ham and cheese and roast beef ($5). Salads include tuna, chicken breast, house. Ann O'Malley's houses domestic and imported bottled beers, plus wine and soft drinks are available.
An elegant, century-old Victorian home, the Raintree is a five-time recipient of Florida Trend magazine's 10-best award and a 12-time winner of its coveted Golden Spoon Award. The menu features Crispy Coconut Shrimp Sticks with a sweet and spicy Thai Chili dipping sauce, Cashew Crusted Pork Tenderloin Mignonettes with Champagne and Raspberry Sauce, and Mahi Mahi and Blue Crab baked in Puff Pastry topped with a champagne-honey-saffron glaze. There are also classic favorites including Beef Wellington, rack of lamb and a wide variety of seafood, chicken, steak, lamb and pasta for those looking for a familiar taste.
This sinful after-dinner spot is located inside the Raintree Restaurants' Indoor Garden Lounge. You can ooh and aah at 15 tempting dessert selections, all made on premises. Even the surroundings are part of the experience: you can dine in the restaurant's Victorian Gardens. Add to the flavors with an after-dinner cognac, port, single malt whisky, wine or champagne, cappuccino or espresso. The Dessert Bar also offers coffee drinks and ice cream concoctions.
This Spanish-themed bakery features traditional American favorites like sausage rolls, muffins, and cookies as well as empanadas, cinnamon rolls, and pan dulce in a purely Spanish vein. The prices are slightly high, but so too are nearly all prices in this tourist district, and the quality of the food and drinks is commensurately solid.
With beers, burgers, and typical grill food, Cruisers is a fixture on historic St George St that caters to locals and tourists alike. A stop here in the afternoon makes a good lunch break, and a cocktail at the end of a day's sightseeing is enjoyable as well, with live music some evenings to provide some local color.
Barley Republic's is an Irish gastropub that features a large alfresco patio always filled with happy patrons. The fantastic beer list features 60 carefully picked brews from all over the world and if you can’t decide on just one, try the beer cocktail, which is a pairing of beers with complimentary flavors. This public house also has a full menu filled with traditional Irish dishes, a couple of the favorites include the shepherd’s pie, made with whole chunks of roasted lamb or the Guinness-braised beef ribs.
Tedi's is a fixture on St George St in the heart of the touristy colonial quarter, and offers a range of ice creams made the old fashioned way. Come in here and cool off after a hike through the punishing summer heat!
Housed in a charming 18th-century building, The Tasting Room is the place to go and tapear (eat tapas) while in St Augustine. The menus change according to season and they all feature items from home such as aged Serrano and Iberian ham, Chorizo and the popular Valdéon or Manchego cheeses. Some of the traditional tapas themselves include pulpo (octopus), Croquetas (croquettes) and Caracoles (snails). In addition to spectacular seasonal menus, The Tasting Room also has excellent prix-fixe ones. The wine list is equally impressive, the restaurant not only has varietals from around Spain like Tempranillo, Albariño and Garnacha, but it also has wines from regions around the world.