The locals know the hidden treasures in St. Augustine. Now will you too! There is so much more than the historic district, but the local restaurants in St. Augustine are what you need to experience. The local’s three top favorite restaurants are Creekside Dinery, The Conch House and The Floridian. Each has their own unique atmosphere that has people coming back for more.
1. Creekside Dinery
At Creekside Dinery you get great seafood dinner and live music. The menu does have a wide variety of food if you don’t want seafood, but you want the great ambiance. Throughout they year they have musical guest, which you can see on their website. The restaurant even has a firepit to roast marshmallows to make the perfect s’more. This is a great happy hour spot to end your day by watching the sunset on the outdoor deck.
2. The Conch House
The Conch House has seafood and Caribbean style cooking plus breakfast on Saturdays. Food isn’t the only reason why the locals love The Conch House. They make Sunday a fun-day because of their famous Reggae Sunday (March through October). There is a different reggae band every weekend with drink specials all afternoon (3 p.m. – 7 p.m.). The Conch House has entertainment every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night as well. There is always something going on.
3. The Floridian
The Floridian is quite popular and has been featured in many magazines and articles. This is a restaurant you can’t miss. They change their menu to cook what is in season, so your food is always fresh. They are known for southern comfort food with a healthy side. They listened to the locals and now accept reservations. Make sure to make one because it does get busy!