The Back 40 Urban Cafe
The Back 40 Urban Café serves an eclectic mix of Tex-Mex, vegetarian and Caribbean fare. Located in St. Augustine, Florida, The Back 40 Urban Café is located in an old house built in 1897 which was converted to a restaurant over a decade ago. The "old house" fits perfectly in historic St. Augustine, the original European settlement in all of North America, settled over 450 years ago.
The Back 40 Urban Café is located at 40 South Dixie Highway. Our guests do not have to compete with parking spaces of downtown St. Augustine, as we have two large parking lots. We also have a beautiful and quaint patio that is fully shaded year round. The patio is also pet friendly.
The Back 40 Urban Café takes great pride in the homey, relaxed Florida atmosphere that we have created. We have some of the finest servers in all of Saint Augustine, and our delicious food is continually ranked tops in St. Augustine. Our meals are large portions, value priced, and made with fresh ingredients that are shipped in daily. We make all of our own dressings and salsa. Our desserts are made in house as well. We even have our own proprietary Datil Pepper Sauce found only in St. Johns County, Florida.
The Back 40 A1A
The Back 40 A1A is located at 6101 A1A South at Butler Beach on Anastasia Island. Although a more traditional setting, it offers the same fabulous food and service as the original Back 40 Urban Café. The difference is this location has a wine and craft beer bar, and the beach is within walking distance.
The Back 40 is recognized as a Top 10 Restaurant on Trip Advisor in St. Augustine out of 423 total restaurants. Our motto is "Better Food, Better Mood." You will find the freshest foods whether it be Tex-Mex, vegetarian or Caribbean fare. Our menu is a feast for your senses, and our creative Kitchen Managers create daily specials as well.
So whether you want something light such as one of our healthy salads, the areas best tacos, or our signature Wet Burrito, we will ensure you walk away happy. And while you are at either restaurant, take a look at all of our local art for sale as we support local artists.