135 Avenida Menendez, Saint Augustine, FL | Directions 3208429.890565 -81.309871
Mon. - Tue., Thu. - Sun. 12am - 10pm;Wed. 5pm - 10pm
I love this place. The food is great and plenty. The service is fanastic, and the atmosphere is above all others. They make great drinks and have a huge selection of import beers and microbrews. My kids love being able to feed the fish and watch the dolphins play. We visit evry time we are in town
We had dinner here on july 4th. It was the perfect place to watch the fireworks right from our table. We were a party of 8 and they were very accomodating. As packed as the place was we recieved excellent service and did not have to wait long for our food. Everything was very good and all 8 of us were happy with the quanity and quality of our food.
Had I read some of these reviews before we ate here I might have second guessed going but I am glad that we went and will certainly go back again.
This is a great place! I eat here everytime I go to St. Augustine. Great food and views of the water. It's fun to feed the fish. We got great service as well. And of course there are bird dropping on some of the windows, the restaurant is on a pier what do you expect? I will eat here again!
We went during a rainstorm for lunch, shortly after taking a boat ride out of the next-door marina. Our daughter really enjoyed feeding the birds (fish weren't biting), and we thought the food was really good, especially the blackened alligator and mahi. In fact, it tasted better than the dinner we had at a downtown restaurant that was highly recommended by some locals! There was shrimp on the kids' menu (contrary to what one reviewer below indicated), my daughter had it. Price was not too bad in my opinion. As other reviewers have noted, I was surprised to see the bad ratings and reviews that some have posted here. The place IS a tourist trap, agreed - otherwise it wouldn't be sitting over the water on stilts, with holes for feeding fish. And yes, it is a little bit more expensive, and a little bit older, than some of the other places to eat in St. Augustine. And, yes, you can smell the salt water when you open the feeding holes - no big surprise there..... but we really liked it, and we plan to go back. It's a unique place, good St. Augustine tourist place to eat! Don't be deterred!!
Each visit I take to St. Augustine I always have to stop at this restaurant! It has upheld its fantastic food and fun atmosphere even after all these years. We'll be back on our next trip up.
We LOVED this place, they give you day-old bread to feed the fish with and offer a wide selection of food for any taste! The portions are HUGE for the price and the staff is nice. You will wait for a bit to eat here though (thats why I gave 4 out of 5 stars). You can watch huge pirate ships and sail boats dock right from your table! Wonderful experience!
This was an excellent choice! Great food, great view and great service. We especially enjoyed feeding the catfish through the 'trap doors' by our table. I had the shrimp platter which had a dozen huge shrimp. My husband had the clam strips which were yummy too. We will definitely be back!
We happened upon this place and really enjoyed it. We took our two daughters and arrived a little after 5pm on a weeknight. There was no wait at all. The food was delicious and a very large portion! The girls passed the time between ordering and food arriving by feeding the birds and fish out the trap doors. I loved them being able to feed the wildlife while not having to beat them away from our table - really great idea. The girls are already asking if we can go back next year!
I've been here a few times over the years, have never had a bad meal, and this trip was no different. We all ordered fried shrimp po-boy sandwiches, all wanted them done slightly different (plain with different sauce, different sauce on the side, and fully loaded), our server didn't blink an eye and everything came out perfectly prepared! (Had the same sandwich at a different, more popular place on George St, and this was soooo much better, love the grilled garlic bread it's served on!) The crab and corn chowder and clam chowder were well received and the sangria was wonderfully refreshing.
Feeding the school of fish through the little trap door is always fun, but kids would really get a kick out of it!
It's not a fancy place, but over the years it's been consistent enough that it's always on the list of places to eat when in St Augustine.
Food was delicious! Able to feed fish through portholes scattered throughout the restaurant! Great entertainment for the kids that doesn't involve a phone or video games! A must for tourists.
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