Please remember that this post serves as a GUIDE to allergy-friendly restaurants in St. Augustine. Always remember to proactively call a restaurant to discuss your dietary and allergy needs to ensure your safety. Upon arrival, please discuss your dietary and allergy needs with your server. The following restaurants offer foods that are allergy friendly, but do not claim to be "allergy free."

Eating out is a staple activity on any vacation, when celebrating, or when you just can’t be bothered to deep dive through Pinterest to find a new recipe. Unfortunately, food allergies are on the rise. According to Food Allergy Research & Education, “researchers estimate that 32 million Americans have food allergies, including 5.6 million children under age 18. That’s one in thirteen children or roughly two in every classroom.” Our little guy falls into that category so we are always on the hunt for allergy-friendly food options.

St. Augustine is famous for providing locals and visitors, alike, with some of the best dining-out experiences in the United States! There are farm to table joints, food trucks, donut spots, and a thriving popsicle “scene.” Hopefully, this guide will alleviate some of the stress of eating out in St. Augustine with food allergies!

Joint Bagel (904.429.9514)
389 Paseo Reyes Dr #201, St. Augustine, FL 32095
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Fiction Donuts (904.679.3081)
1835 US HIGHWAY 1 SOUTH, #139, St. Augustine, FL 32084
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Fiction Donuts has a super fun atmosphere that is sure to please everyone. If you love reading, you will have a special affinity for this joint!
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First Watch (904.862.2655)

12540 Bartram Park Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32258
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Okay, okay. We snuck in a Jacksonville location, but First Watch is wonderful at accommodating food allergies!

 

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Back 40 Urban Cafe (904.824.0227)

0313, 40 S Dixie Hwy, St. Augustine, FL 32084
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The Back 40 Urban Café states, “Our servers are very educated and helpful in guiding or suggesting different things to those who have allergies or special dietary restrictions.”

Llama Restaurant (904.819.1760)

415 Anastasia Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080
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The Llama Restaurant is a phenomenal Peruvian restaurant offering a variety of food allergy-friendly options!

Manatee Cafe (904.826.0210)

525 FL-16 #106, St. Augustine, FL 32084
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Manatee Café is famous for offering delicious and healthy options for everyone!

Preserved (904.679.4940)

Prohibition Kitchen (904.209.5704)

Present Moment Cafe (904.827.4499)

Creative Juices Natural Cafe (904.342.0935)

The Floridian (904.829.0655)

3638, 72 Spanish St, St. Augustine, FL 32084
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The Floridian is a “farm to table” restaurant, so the servers are able to tell you the specific ingredients that are in each menu choice.

 

Ice Plant (904.829.6553)

110 Riberia St, St. Augustine, FL 32084
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The Ice Plant has a unique atmosphere that pays homage to the 1927 building it is in. Patricia McElmore, of the Ice Plant, says, “I can say, with confidence, that because we make everything from scratch here, including our ketchup and aioli, all sauces and some bread, that we are very familiar with our ingredients and can work around food allergies.”

Cap's On the Water (904.824.8794)

Harry's Seafood (904.824.7765)

46 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine, FL 32084
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Harry’s is known for its gluten-free menu!

Beachcomber (904.471.3744)

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Mayday (904.217.0517)

100 St George St Suite J, St. Augustine, FL 32084
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Mayday is proud to offer a variety of dairy-free ice cream some with a coconut milk base and others that are sorbets. They also have a plethora of gluten-free flavors available!

Rita’s Italian Ice (904.461.0977)

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Although “chain restaurants” often get left in the dust, most chains are required to provide nutritional and allergen information to their guests. Don’t forget to consider chain restaurants when dining out. Here are some popular and allergy-friendly restaurants!

Chipotle Mexican Grill (904.808.8321)

Mellow Mushroom (904.826.4040)

410 Anastasia Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080
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Mellow Mushroom is an outstanding option for those eating out with food allergies!

Longhorn Steakhouse (904.826.4181)

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Eating out with food allergies is possible. It takes more preparation, but don’t fret! Most restaurants are willing to help accommodate your dietary needs.

Did we miss your favorite place? Let us know in the comments!