After a long conference day, you might be wondering whether you should get a bite at your hotel. We advise you to look further than that, no matter how comfortable and wonderful your conference hotel is. St. Augustine has a range of amazing restaurants to offer, so it would be a shame not to explore the food scene while you are there.
Catch 27 near Anastasia State Park serves fresh refined seafood dishes in a casual ambiance. All meals are prepared with locally sourced ingredients minus elevated prices. It is a small restaurant with a nice outdoor seating area, so it is best to make a reservation in advance.
Cellar 6 at 6 Aviles St combines a selection of American small plates with an extensive wine and cocktail menu. Occasionally, you can even dine with live music playing in the background. Expect a slow-food experience in a dimly lit, cozy setting. Cellar 6 is not a place you go to for a quick dinner, it is a place where you chat the night away.
MOJO Old City BBQ on 5 Cordova St is a barbecue joint that also has a large selection of drinks and side dishes. If you call ahead, you can choose to be seated indoors or outside. Service is usually quick without ever being rushed.
The Ice Plant Bar at 110 Riberia St is worth a visit if for the setting along. It is located inside an old industrial building near the St. John’s River. Here, bartenders skillfully mix together some of the Ice Plant Bar’s award-winning cocktails. All the food on the menu is fresh and locally sourced and the drinks are served with custom-made ice cubes. This is a playful nod to the building’s former function as an ice plant.