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PURPLE OLIVE

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4255 A1a S Ste 6, Seaside Plaza, Saint Augustine, FL 32080-7427
+1 904-461-1250
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17:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We usually eat there a couple times per year as we try to eat at local non chain establishments. the food used to be incredible. It was always busy on Wed. Night. We forgot our paper coupon for the buy one get one fixed menu on Wed. But without the stupid paper coupon( we had a photocopy) they would not... More 

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Thank Kenneth B
Abingdon, Virginia
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63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, attentive staff, fairly priced for quality of food and service. We went with a friend. She had the NY strip ( special ) and said it was very good, my wife had the diver scallops which she said were great, and I had the surf and turf, fabulous! Good dessert, excellent service from Jill

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Thank K B
Yorktown, Texas
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely small restaurant located in a small strip. Although we like to try new restaurents when we are on vacation, We have eaten there several times and like to return when we are in the area. Staff is very attentive. Atmosphere is cozy and not too loud. Have had several of the entrees including the salmon, ahi tuna, ribeye, and... More 

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Thank Robin F
Haymarket, Virginia
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought the name was cool and looked up reviews which were good. The food we had was very good and must be a popular place because people just coming in the whole time we were there

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Thank irisiris k
Fairfield, Connecticut
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here (at the recommendation of Hotel staff) on New Year's eve. As I was told, do not let their strip mall location turn you off. This was the best meal we had in our 5 days in Florida. It was great! I was with my three teenage daughters. Everyone LOVED their food. We had called ahead and had... More 

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Thank Tara1994
Fleming Island
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been dining here since 97'. Great Wine selection, Entres and Desserts. Generous portions. Never had a bad meal or service. Would highly reccomend.

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Thank daneskaggsdds
Orlando, Florida
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss this place. Beautiful decor, friendly staff and a wonderful menu. The soups and dressings for the fresh greens are all home made and tasty. The bread is warm and crusty. My wife had the beef Bouloguse( excuse the spelling)with mashed potatoes and grilled veggies. It was marvelous with fresh carrots and onions in a red wine sauce. I... More 

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Thank apearl41
Bradfordwoods, PA
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88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for dinner on a Friday night. It was crowded but we got a table right away. The menu has prepared seafood and meat dishes but also allows for you tl create your own meal. Sea bass was the special which I had grilled with the meyer lemon hollandaise sauce. It was perfect! In addition the red pepper... More 

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Thank Karen B
West Augusta, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food, friendly people and great value. We travel frequently and rarely review, but encourage you to find this gem tucked in the corner of an unremarkable strip mall.

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Thank Jill S
Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

This little place is by far the best in Florida! Amazing chef - service attentive- a 10/10 in our books! Try the homemade key lime pie!!!

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Thank jtalberta2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Seafood, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4255 A1a S Ste 6, Seaside Plaza, Saint Augustine, FL 32080-7427
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: +1 904-461-1250

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