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The Back 40 Urban Cafe

40 S Dixie Hwy, St. Augustine, FL 32084-0313
+1 904-824-0227
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wet burrito” (146 reviews)
“jerk chicken” (139 reviews)
“tacos” (118 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
40 S Dixie Hwy, St. Augustine, FL 32084-0313
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

No complaints from us here! The jerk chicken nachos were delicious with the meat being juicy and flavorful. Also had the chimmichurri pork tacos with the side slaw. Great flavor. It's a small establishment so lunch and dinner might be packed. We came at 1:30...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is good, not great, but the ambience and the servers make up for it. The Back 40 Burger is a tasty meatloaf sandwich. Locals eat here in this off-the-beaten-path place.

Thank pmoeser
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute atmosphere, decent and creative menu, parking tricky. First time visit, colleague suggested it. All ordered different items, each pleased with our food. Serving size sufficient, prices reasonable, waitress pleasant, relatively quick service (before lunch rush). I'd return and try something else.

Thank FreqTrav704
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food at The Back 40 cafe was excellent! The waitresses were so helpful and polite and the price is fair! Was a wonderful food experience!

Thank Ana Júlia A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to find but well worth the hunt little tucked away. Menu delightful upscale lunch great for couples, girls for lunch, selective business me really nice place looks like a little house serves like a bistro friendly waitresses Quick Service I personally am just starting...More

Thank fioreno b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered the Cajun Shrimp Quesadilla ($10) at the A1A location. A flour tortilla with a few scattered black beans, roasted peppers from a jar, canned jalapeno slices and 5 small shrimp sprinkled with some cheese. They fulfilled my request for fresh jalapenos which I...More

Thank Alaskan_Gal60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere relaxed and quaint. Great food with local produce and friendly staff. After moving out of state, we make sure to visit back 40 when ever we are in town.

Thank Melonie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hotel recommended this place when we wanted a quick casual meal. Off the beaten path, it looks like a house and is homey with vinyl booths and local art. The staff were friendly to the max, helpful about the menu. You could tell the...More

Thank Nancymac55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met some friends at the Back 40 Urban Cafe last week. I work in St. Augustine so I have heard my colleagues chat about the food and atmosphere at this place...but I hadn't ever tried it. Now I can't wait to go back! The food...More

Thank drhalcomb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The moment you walk through the front door of this eclectic restaurant, they make you feel at home. It was our first visit, and the staff was patient with our questions, and offered suggestions where needed. I made my own combination taco plate. My wife...More

Thank MichiganFoodGuy
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4 June 2016|
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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
US$ 4 - US$ 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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 S Dixie Hwy, St. Augustine, FL 32084-0313
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-824-0227
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