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Barley Republic Public House

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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
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48 Spanish St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-3636
+1 904-547-2023
11:00 - 02:00
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 02:00
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Bradenton, Florida
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Had a great dinner with outstanding service. It was so good, we went back for lunch. Highly recommend the fried angers to start then the fish & chips. One of the best I have ever had. Good times and great food in a local bar atmosphere

Thank Dan J
Fort Lauderdale
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

Stopped by for happy hour. Sat at the bar & had the beer battered bangers & the Beer battered "Irish Egg" (see photo) - They were both to die for!!! Great batter crunch & perfectly cooked. Worth the trip for these alone. We took the fish & chips to go and they held up perfectly after the 10 min stroll... More 

1 Thank SouthFLTrip
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

I really enjoyed this place. The staff was friendly and had an obvious appreciation for beer. A variety of real ales were available on tap. The menu was good, and not horrendously expensive. There are dishes on there that Americans are familiar with (such as a reuben sandwich), and some of that British Isles cuisine as well. The mood is... More 

2 Thank Bavarian_Ruffian
Miami, Florida
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496 reviews
352 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015

The burger was one of the best! Home made chips are great. Fish and chips were also good. Irish slaw came with the fish. Service is good. A pub vibe. Most entrees are under $15. A good beer selection. Free parking.

Thank acielesz
Lake Worth, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015

My wife and I have traveled to St. Augustine many times and have visited Barley Republic every time. We will continue to come to this restaurant/bar. It has a fantastic beer selection and the food is fun and very good. Best of all the staff is always very friendly and enjoyable to talk to. Last but not least their patio... More 

1 Thank ALRFurLife
Fort McCoy, Florida
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015

we had lunch there had the fried pickles and the fish and chips large portions low price and omg so good

Thank Lisa S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015

Slow service, not many diners at 7pm, two people left before getting their entrees but not sure why. Over cooked chips, very thin fish.

4 Thank JILUk
Jacksonville, Florida
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015

My wife and I went here on a rave review from someone at my work. This place is a cottage-esque conversion like so many other restaurants in St. Augustine. My wife ordered Shepherds Pie (its an Irish Place) and I ordered Guinness Braised Beef Short Ribs. Both were amazing. The short ribs were honestly the most tender I have ever... More 

1 Thank Nathan W
Winter Springs, Florida
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

We sit on the patio as we travel with Joey our Lakeland Terrier, we stop by about 3/4 times each 2 week stay in Vilano Beach, Great Fish & Chips, Sausage on a Stick and the Veggie Sandwich is my wife's choice, good selection od draft beer, now with a liquer licence, well worth a visit

Thank englishman65
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

The location was slightly off the beaten path so it was quieter. Ok food, small portions for price and lackluster presentation. Bangers and Mash not up to par.

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Todd E, Manager at Barley Republic Public House, responded to this review

Hi there, I'm Todd Elliott, new GM of Barley Republic. So sorry that you had a mediocre experience at our Pub. We strive to provide the best ambiance, food and drink in the city. Apparently we failed with you. If you happen upon us again, please introduce yourself and I assure you the second time around will be much better.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 20
American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Spanish St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-3636
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-547-2023
Saint Augustine's only Irish Gastro-pub. Enjoy Craft beer, Craft food and Craft Spirits. Happy Hour: Mon-Fri 4-7 pm. This Irish bar and pub serves up traditional and contemporary Irish favorites like Shepherd's Pie, Bangers and Mash, and Fish & Chips as well as burgers and sandwiches.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?