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42 San Marco Avenue
Saint Augustine, FL 32084
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Bars & Cafes
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.
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.
City Perks Coffee Company is a coffee shop located in the city of St. Augustine. This rustic coffeehouse is known for its flavorful coffees offered in a warm ambiance. Also available are a variety of smoothies, teas and milkshakes.
The Milltop Tavern is housed inside an old watermill across the way from the Castillo San Marcos and for the last 25 years it has entertained locals as well as tourists in this 130-year old structure. The drinks behind the bar include liquor, beer and wine while the kitchen sends out American classics like burgers, sandwiches and salads. Almost every night of the week, 365 days a year, there is a live band on the patio, truly befitting of its name as a 'listening room.'
Sluggers is a small sports bar located in the city of St. Augustine. It is a cozy neighborhood spot where they serve chilled beer and standard bar eats like the Cajun fried pickles, fries, burgers, hot- dogs and sandwiches. Catch your favorite sport on the television here or relax at the lovely patio with a glass of beer.
Taberna Del Caballo is a local pub situated in the city of St. Augustine. It offers the typical tapas dishes, sangria, flatbreads and more in an eighteenth- century candle- lit atmosphere. Enjoy your meal here with house wines and happy hour- specials offered from Monday to Friday.
This bar with a memorable name across the street from the historic Castillo San Marcos mostly serves Flagler College students, however along with them come cheap drink prices in an otherwise expensive town. The menu is strictly beer and liquor, so you won't find any exotic wines or such. Nevertheless, the bar hosts live music almost every night and their happy hour specials are some of the best in town.
The Monk's Vineyard appears as if this could've been Ernest Hemingway's favorite spot. There are plenty of different libations as well as a good mix of entertaining locals. As the name suggests, this establishment specializes primarily in wine, however there is plenty of different brews available as well. Despite all else, the owner is known for his 'Pirate Grog' (a hot toddy type of drink), and he has been happily serving it to patrons for more than 40 years and hopefully he continues to do so for another 40.
Mardi Gras is not just a great place to catch a game, it has some of the best theme nights in St. Augustine. From 'Swing Night Tuesdays' to live music on Saturday, there is more than just sports on the tube (although, Monday Night Football does promote an all-day happy hour). It's open late and the kitchen serves pub bites as well as bigger meals like sandwiches and fries.
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.
This modest but cozy little bar takes full advantage of the adjoining courtyard as a venue for local performers. Most evenings and even afternoons feature local rock bands or individual musicians livening up the joint. The atmosphere her is one of local patronage despite its location in the tourist district and coming here may afford a chance to mingle with the natives.
At Isabela's guests can fire up a fine cigar and cork a nice vintage in an intimate little spot after a day of sightseeing in this historic city. Isabela still runs the shop, where she treats every guest like family and if she's not there, her qualified staff will help you pick out the right cigar or bottle. In addition to wine, the bar also has a great selection of local and imported beers. The list of cigars is impressive, from Macanudo to A. Fuente, you can even get Cohibas.