By Danielle Marsh | firstname.lastname@example.org
So you think you know the nation’s oldest city? Check out the Gargoyle’s A to Z guide to some of the best food, entertainment and culture in town.
A: AIA Ale Works offers food and a view of Matanzas Bay.
1 King St
B: For the best bagels, go to Schmagel’s. A cheat? Sure. But the bagels are awesome.
69 Hypolita St.
C: Looking for a low-key restaurant with live music? Go to Café 11.
501 A1A Beach Blvd
D: Downtown, as in downtown St. Augustine.
E: Energy Art Lab displays a variety of art.
137 King St.
F: Flavors Eatery has large portions for reasonable prices, plus live music on the weekends.
125 King St.
G: Gypsy Cab’s menu ranges from German to Cajun.
828 Anastasia Blvd
H: Hidalgo’s. Technically it’s Café del Hidalgo, but the gelato is so good, who cares?
35 Hypolita St.
I: Rather have ice cream? Kilwin’s has two locations on St. George Street.
140 St. George
J: If you enjoy jazz, Stogie’s is the place to go.
30 Charlotte St.
K: Krystal has cheap, greasy food, plus they’re open late.
2490 U.S. 1 South
L: Loose Screws is odd but unique, selling movies, bumper stickers and clothes.
125 King St.
M: Mango Mango’s beachside bar and grill provides a great island atmosphere.
700 A1A Beach Blvd
N: New Century Buffet. Four words: all you can eat.
2185 U.S. 1 South
O: O.C. White’s is an upscale restaurant with outdoor dining, entertainment and fresh seafood.
118 Avenida Menendez
P: Present Moment Café specializes in raw and organic foods.
224 West King St.
Q: Have an amazing quesadilla at Milltop Tavern on their open-air deck.
19 1/2 St. George St.
R: Looking for a jolt of energy? Head to Rockin’ Bean. Bonus: they’re opening a new location on West King.
48 Charlotte St.
S: The St. Augustine Amphitheatre offers free movies every other Friday night and Little Richard will be there at the end of October.
Highway A1A South
T: The Tasting Room is open late, serving Spanish-style food and a variety of tapas.
25 Cuna St.
U: U.S. Government Recruiting Office: In case college doesn’t work out for you.
10601 San Jose Blvd.
V: Vilano Beach is a great place to soak up some rays and escape tourists.
W: WFCF 88.5FM.
X: Ximenez-Fatio house may be the only X in the phone book, but it is unique to St. Augustine.
20 Aviles St.
Y: (904) 829-2256 – It’s the number for Yellow Cab in case you ever need a ride.
Z: You can always grab a tasty bite while you shop for art at Zhänras (that’s pronounced “genres”).
108 Anastasia Blvd.