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O'Steen's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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205 Anastasia Blvd, Saint Augustine, FL 32080-4504
+1 904-829-6974
11:00 - 20:30
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 20:30
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Cumming, Georgia
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Believe the hype! If you like fried shrimp - GO! The coconut pie is the best! Cash only! Small place. Go early....it will get crowded.

Thank JohnMashburn
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Driving 2 hrs over from Gainesville for The BEST FRIED SHRIMP ever happens often for our family. Mom's birthday in a week - we will be there with family coming up from Ormond Beach...Never have we been disappointed in the food or service!! BRING CASH, no credit cards taken. YUM We can't wait!!

Thank GatorGal50
Canton, Georgia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

O'Steens has great shrimp dinners. We enjoyed 12 shrimp with fries and coleslaw. The dinner service was prompt and polite. The desert was also delicious This restaurant does not take credit cards or debit cards so make sure you bring cash although this makes their prices very reasonable.

Thank Linda S
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wait was long but well worth it!! Friendly hometown atmosphere. If you like shrimp, this place is for you. Remember to take cash as plastic is not accepted.

Thank Barbara N
Hull, Iowa
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

New to St.Augustine and picked this place out from TA. Great choice! Though the line was long we were in within 10 minutes. They have a great system and can really move people through this small place fast. Had food within 5 minutes of sitting down. But he best part is the shrimp. Just melt-in-your- mouth good. The sides were... More 

Thank TerryHull_Iowa
Fairfax, Virginia
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472 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The place is known for its fried shrimp and oysters. My wife and I can attest that they were fantastic along with their hush puppies. They must use peanut oil set at a high temperature since the seafood is served with only a hint of brown on the coating with no grease taste. For dessert, we shared a coconut cream... More 

Thank Bob R
Lansing, Kansas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great family restaurant. Small with a long wait but they will even page you down at the English pub (short 3 minute walk) while you wait. The best shrimp and the Sweet potato casserole is Excellent but they only offer it 1 day a week I believe.

Thank friarfootball78
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Birthplace of so many chefs and great restaurants here in St Aug. My daughter Jessica works here now but that was a long waiting line to get that job. As a family, we have always loved eating here. Ask for jessica.

Thank Scott G
Mohegan Lake, New York
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We heard this place was great so we cycled over the bridge. Well there was a 40 minute wait at 1:30pm and we weren't sure if we would wait. Well this place is amazing. I'm not a big fan of fried food but the shrimp were amazing, really amazing. The batter is so light and not greasy at all. The... More 

Thank Mark B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The deviled crab was sooooo good. I can't wait to go back. The plates are large and can be shared with 2 people.

Thank Susan H

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Anastasia Blvd, Saint Augustine, FL 32080-4504
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-829-6974

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