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The Back 40 Urban Cafe

40 S Dixie Hwy, St. Augustine, FL 32084
+1 904-824-0227
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“jerk chicken” (128 reviews)
“wet burrito” (139 reviews)
“tacos” (121 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, American, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
40 S Dixie Hwy, St. Augustine, FL 32084
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Island bowl with mojo pork.. so yummy! Staff was extremely friendly. Definitely a must when you visit St. Aug!

Thank Kaitlyn B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had eaten at this restaurant when we were in St Augustine a few years ago, but we had forgotten the name. Based upon Trip Advisor reviews, we stopped here during this visit, and we immediately recognized the place - so glad we found it...More

Thank RamblingRoos
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a cute place, in an odd part of town for a cafe. I ordered the teriyaki chicken bowl. I only liked the rice and cabbage--I really did not care for the flavor of the meat. In addition, the put a "fancy" design with...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love coming to eat here! Great food and atmosphere. You can't go wrong. Such a unique place with a great staff. Love what the new owners have added to the place. Definitely our family's favorite restaurant!

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Helpful and attentive wait staff gave insight to ordering and accommodated dish variation requests cheerfully. Food was very good with ample portions.

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here looking for a little local place that wasn't going to be super touristy. Our food was great. The burrito was huge. The Cuban was good too. We are glad we found this place.

Thank clarinetjpc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent prices for excellent foods. Brought the family, each ordered something different, , nobody was unsatisfied which is often difficult for a family with 2 daughters (15 and 11). The staff was friendly, the eating area was quaint and very well decorated. LOVE the plastic...More

Thank kevinjay22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a rainy day in St Augustine so we decided to go for an early dinner and I had looked up a few places on trip advisor and decided to go for The Back 40 Urban Cafe. We were so glad we did the...More

Thank EFelipe913
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found this restaurant through TripAdvisor and it was a good pick. The menu is limited but our food was good. I had the tortilla soup, it was thick and good. My husband had the Cuban and my daughters had the chili mac and gumbo...More

Thank Cynthia M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a local and was sad to see the quality of the food has diminished and the prices have been raised. I had their avocado taco and jerk chicken taco, which I used to get all the time. But last night I had an...More

1  Thank Sallyann P
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

We are sorry that this was not a great visit for you. But are grateful that you came in. Let me address a few of your points. We have not diminished any quality of product, but rather enhanced many ingredients since September and added to...More

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Gluten free options
4 June 2016|
Response from Jon C | Reviewed this property |
Ask the servers. Usually they have no issues modifying your order to be gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 S Dixie Hwy, St. Augustine, FL 32084
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-824-0227
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