10 Romantic St. Augustine Restaurants Perfect for Valentine’s Day

A couple enjoy a romantic dinner in St. Augustine
Stephanie

With cobblestone streets, Spanish colonial architecture, and a waterfront location, St. Augustine makes for a romantic and historic setting. Aside from gorgeous beaches, historical sites, and an array of attractions, St. Augustine is also a hub for cuisine and even breweries and wineries. With Valentine’s Day soon to be upon us, you may be looking for the perfect place for a couple of lovebirds to dine in style.

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Check out our list of the top 10 Romantic restaurants in St. Augustine! 

1. Raintree Restaurant

Phone Number: (904) 824-7211

Located in a restored Colonial Victorian Home originally built in 1897, the quaint Raintree Restaurant makes for a romantic setting! The menu consists of a variety of pasta dishes, seafood entrees, a selection of steaks. A specially crafted Valentine’s Day Menu is available as well to ensure that couples have a perfect evening. 

2. Columbia Restaurant

Phone Number: (813) 248-3000

Opened in 1905, the Columbia Restaurant is a staple of Florida’s history and cuisine. This Spanish-style restaurant offers tapas, sopas, and an array of entrees that come with Cuban bread. Don’t forget to try a pitcher of sangria or a house-made cocktail like a mojito or margarita. This restaurant is nestled in the heart of St. Augustine’s historic district which means a romantic stroll is the perfect post-dinner activity for a couple of love birds. 

3. Harry’s Seafood Bar & Grille

Phone Number: (904) 824-7765

A New Orleans-style restaurant, Harry’s Seafood Bar & Grille offers menu staples such as jambalaya, shrimp-n-grits, and po’ boys. Start off a romantic evening for two over an appetize of crab cakes, order a bottle of wine or signature cocktail, and don’t forget about dessert! The Oreo beignets are a great way to enjoy a New Orleans-inspired dish. 

4. The Conch House Restaurant

Phone: (904) 829-8646

The waterfront Conch House Restaurant makes for the perfect setting for a romantic evening! The menu features Caribbean-inspired cuisine including chicken, steaks, salads, and fresh seafood. Order a fruity cocktail to enjoy before you dig into a main course as you enjoy the view from a grass hut over the water!

5. Kingfish Grill on the Water

Phone: (904) 824-2111

Boasting incredible waterfront views from both indoor and outdoor dining, the Kingfish Grill Restaurant is a perfect place to spend Valentine’s Day. Sip on one of the restaurant's signature martinis and bring an appetite to dig in and enjoy a seafood dish! From sushi rolls to the Captain’s seafood platter, you’re sure to enjoy a delicious meal with that someone special at this waterfront gem. 

6. O. C. White’s Restaurant

Phone: (904) 824-0808

The O.C. White’s Restaurant is found in the historic Worth House which was built in 1790. Originally used as a hotel, the building now serves as a romantic setting for lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch! Enjoy views of the water as you dine on seafood dishes and sip on a frozen or signature cocktail. Although you may desire a romantic dinner for two, the restaurant is known to be home to a ghost or two adding a haunting twist to this charming, historic eatery. 

7. Catch 27

Phone: (904) 217–3542

This hip seafood eatery offers made from scratch dishes and locally sourced fish, shrimp, and clams. Take your pick of delicious entrees such as blackened pasta, gumbo poutine, daily caught fish, and more! Top off a romantic evening at Catch 27 with a key lime pie or Crème brûlée. 

8. Collage

Phone: (904) 829.0055

Collage is aptly named for its menu that consists of dishes inspired by different international flavors. Nestled in the historic district of St. Augustine, Collage promises a fine-dining experience that is ideal for a romantic evening. Order from globally inspired entrees such as New Zealand Lamb Rack, hand-cut steaks, and more. Collage also features a wine list carefully selected to pair with whatever dish spikes your interest. 

9. Old City House Restaurant

Phone: (904) 826 0113

The Old City House serves as historic landmark, inn, and charming restaurant. Built in the late 18th century, the building offers a look into St. Augustine’s unique history while also offering a cozy atmosphere for lovebirds to dine! Sit down and enjoy a crafted menu of fresh seafood, pork, lamb, and more.

10. Preserved Restaurant

Phone: (904) 679-4940

For a taste of authentic southern cuisine in an upscale setting, try the Preserved Restaurant! Start the meal with a house charcutier board or raw oysters. For an entrée, enjoy shrimp and grits, a short rib, and southern sides like mac-n-cheese. Top off the meal with a glass of wine and a delicious dessert! This spot is sure to fix your appetite and offer the perfect setting for romance. 

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