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The Back 40 Urban Cafe

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40 S Dixie Hwy, St. Augustine, FL 32084
+1 904-824-0227
11:00 - 21:00
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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was excited to hear Back 40 was opening a second location on Anastasia Island right off A1A by our house. I talked my husband into trying it Saturday afternoon but it was just sad overall. I wish we had stayed home as I can cook better and fresher than them. Nice person welcomed us gave us menus and took... More 

Thank dingsterkat
Vero Beach, Florida
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109 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely off the beaten path (you might feel like you are lost trying to get there) but that's one of the nice things about it. We didn't want to have to fight the downtown traffic. Casual atmosphere, fun themed decor , excellent food, nice servers and very generous drinks prices and servings (my wine was a super generous pour which... More 

Thank ALil'Irish!
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

WLS Review! The place is out of the way and in a residential area which was weird at first but once you sit down it was a great atmosphere. They also have outdoor seating. We got soup of the day which was buffalo chicken and blue cheese which was fantastic. We shared an appetizer and got the Jerk chicken and... More 

Thank Paul F
Novi, Michigan
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate at the new location. My husband loved the pot pie. I had a salad that was really fresh. Homemade dressing was very good. We also had chips and salsa. While the salsa was tasty, the bagged chips weren't great. The service wasn't very good. They weren't very busy, but it still took almost 30 minutes to get our... More 

Thank spahrkle
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The curry chicken wrap was absolutely delicious!!! The salsa is fantastic, and the service was superb! I would recommend not ordering the chicken caeser wrap, it had a very odd taste to it. Other than that, everything was excellent :)

Thank Virginia E
Apple Valley, Minnesota
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48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Back 40 Urban Cafe and were pleasantly surprised by the food and atmosphere. The food was great, the Cuban Sandwich was outstanding while the Avocado Tostada Special was superb. The wait staff were helpful, efficient, and friendly. Definitely a place we will return to.

Thank norby49
St. Augustine, Florida
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, another local restaurant that hits the nail square on the head! (Maybe that's why franchised restaurants are virtually non-existent here on Anastasia Island). Just about the best gumbo I've ever had, and the Back 40 Burger -- wow! Bring a hearty appetite if you're opting for the 'upside down' chicken pot pie, which is another great choice. And the... More 

Thank turninghawk1
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had lunch with the girls today at the new location on A1A. I love that local art is displayed and for sale. The service was great and the menu has a lot of options at an affordable price. I had the Shrimp curry salad and it's large. The shrimp were cooked to perfection and there was plenty of them.... More 

Thank Thee_Feisty_Foodie
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped here on my way to the St. Augustine historic district. I order one of their bowls with jerk chicken it was alright. The food was very bland and regular, I could have made this at home and it would have tasted better. The other reviews I read were misleading.

Thank Winny R
Palm Coast, FL
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful evening at Back Urban 40. The upside down chicken pot pie was delicious. Our friends enjoyed their wraps. The salads are delicious.

Thank yoyowynn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 12
Mexican, American, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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
Cheap Eats, 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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Clermont, Florida
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?