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O'Steen's Restaurant

205 Anastasia Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080-4504
+1 904-829-6974
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried shrimp” (485 reviews)
“hush puppies” (180 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:30All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
205 Anastasia Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080-4504
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After no parking at Catch 27, drove to O'Steen's for lunch... Parking in rear or street... 1:30 Friday afternoon we had a 30 minute wait.... antique shop next door announces your table is ready, so we browsed in there while waiting... They don't take credit...More

Thank -Greg P
Reviewed yesterday

Not open on Sunday or Monday. No reservations, so get there early or expect a long wait. Cash only. They have the best fried shrimp. Sometimes we drive over an hour just to eat there. In the old days you had to sit on the...More

Thank Dale J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is simply the best seafood in St. Augustine. The food is fresh and the service is excellent. We go every time we visit.

1  Thank Ed M
Reviewed 5 days ago

My parents have raved about Osteen's for years and I really wasn't too excited- I'm a generally healthy eater and fried shrimp just isn't my thing. Osteen's blew this food snob away. So great. Don't expect a salad, don't order anything crazy- stick with the...More

1  Thank Stacey H
Reviewed 5 days ago

At first glance you would think it's a little hole in the wall restaurant but when you see customers lining up to go in you know there is something good going on my friend and I ended up eating there twice the shrim is the...More

1  Thank Marilyn W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Whenever were in St. Augustine we make sure to stop by O'Steens. The fried shrimp is amazing. I've had the 10, 12, and 1 1/2 lbs of shrimp. Never disappointed. Always had to bring food home. Get their early if you want the sweet potatoe...More

1  Thank Mrs_Urban
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The portions are good size, the shrimp is fresh and big, and the service is nice and efficient. Get there early and bring cash. While your waiting ,there is a nice sitting area outside with fans to keep is cool.

Thank Kyle-Kayla
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited St.Augustine quite a bit...it's our favorite vacation destination. We've always driven by and heard about the "famous" O"Steen's Restaurant. Finally, we decided to give it a try for lunch. The food was delicious. There was a wait but it always seems like...More

Thank dlewis0613
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious fresh seafood, hey it's been open for fifty years for a reason! The shrimp my husband had was awesome, my daughters clams were delicious and I'm not a clam fan. My son's scallops were phenomenal.My oysters were out of this world. It is cash...More

1  Thank Lesley P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fried shrimp is the best I've ever had, and sides are always fabulous! It's definitely worth the wait!

1  Thank Carrie H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Michelle J
can you bring your own beer or wine?
23 May 2017|
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Response from Cheryl O | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen anybody do that at O'Steen's. I agree with other reviewers. It strikes me as a family place. I've seen large parties of three generations sitting at one table there. Be smart and phone them first with... More
Dan H
Side items with meal
4 February 2017|
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Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
Yes choice of 2. Home cooked too! All ways have slaw. Usually have cucumbers in oil & vinegar, fresh tomatoes. Cottage cheese, peaches. Wonderful squash, not a low cal side!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Anastasia Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080-4504
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-829-6974
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