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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%
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“fried shrimp” (501 reviews)
“hush puppies” (184 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
205 Anastasia Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080-4504
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice little place. It does get very crowded so I recommend going around 3 PM. Parking is adequate if they are not super busy. Easy to find and get to. Cash only. Terrific hushpuppies. Not a lot on the menu that I would consider "healthy",...More

Thank ripley304
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going here for years, always packed so we do the take out. They used to put sides separately...now they bundle in the same foam container. Not good...But the worst part was I called order in, arrived and requested clarification whether it was...More

Thank Juan1969
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Fried shrimp are the best and fresh not frozen. Multi sides change daily. Always want to try something different but the shrimp always wins. Everything is homemade fresh daily.

1  Thank gennalwe27
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Returning from long vacation and drove thru St. Augustine. My sister had mentioned to stop by O'Steen's for lunch, "it was a must do" for lunch. Well, she was right. We both ordered the nine piece shrimp basket; mine with green beans and slaw, hers...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to try this place on our visit to St. Augustine! Glad we did! At 3:00 on a Saturday there was a wait so what does that tell you?! Yes it is fried shrimp! Yes it is delicious because I like the fried breading! My...More

1  Thank Shawn P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I gave O,Steens a second chance, and that was the second and last time. The fried shrimp is very good, but that was all. The yellow squash was watery and tasteless, fries are so-so. My granddaughter ate none of her dinner as her scallops were...More

Thank Bleufils
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

been going here for 50+ years. today we split the 12 shrimp + potato salad and yellow squash. as usual shrimp excellent, lightly breaded, sauce v.nice. potato salad v.good. squash tasteless-ordinary. so nice not to fight crowds,-lunch is the time to go.

Thank travelroc12
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This restaurant has been in business for 65 years and many of the employees has been there a very long time. Our server was the most pleasant I can remember in a very long time. She played a huge part in our overall very positive...More

1  Thank 245chuckg
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This place is a local secret. Small and no place inside to wait if there is a line, and usually is. Great food, plenty to eat...

1  Thank Glendajb
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

If you like to eat everything out of a deep fryer or a can this is definitely the place for you. Oh, and no alcohol to wash that down!

Thank Ra L
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Michelle J
23 May 2017|
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Response from Sammy M | Reviewed this property |
No. Unfortunately not
Dan H
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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