Floridian

4.5 stars 4.5 out of 5 79 ratings
$$Celiac Friendly, Gluten Free Menu, Dedicated Kitchen Space + 11 more
91% of 62 votes say it's Celiac friendly

72 Spanish St, St Augustine, FL 32084 Directions

(904) 829-0655
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    Celiac
    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    16 hours ago

    If you have celiacs do not eat here!! I had high expectations from the reviews but a horrible experience. I got glutened BAD, my guess was from the server who thought something was GF that wasn’t (salad dressing? The special dessert? ). The menu is clearly marked so I’m not sure what happened but this is the worst glutening I have had in years! Also, I ordered my kids burgers medium and they came with the inside being completely raw. We sent it back but nothing so much as a heartfelt apology and no offer to comp the items. The place is cute and we had high expectations but others be forewarned!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 week ago

    Awesome! Good sized GF menu. GF desserts as well. Very knowledgeable staff.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 weeks ago

    We went to the Floridian one night and I was very pleased. I had pork and waffles and I couldn’t believe that the waffles were gluten free. They were delicious. We had a big group and it was pretty clouded so next time I’m going to definitely make a reservation. Overall good food and just make sure to reserve a table.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    1 month ago

    Absolutely delicious and creative menu, much of which if gf. Staff knowledgeable and happy to accommodate dietary needs. Had a fantastic meal here and will go again and again!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    The Gluten-free menu was excellent and the staff were very knowledgeable in Celiac and Gluten-free issues. Excellent all the way around - we will be back!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    We ate here twice while vacationing in St Augustine and couldn’t have enjoyed it more. The biscuits & belly, ‘n waffles, and shrimp & sausage dishes were to die for. Both waitresses we had were attentive and knowledgeable. I have a yeast allergy in addition to celiac and they were on top of it. Garden gimlet cocktail was great too!

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    Not celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 month ago

    We were informed the owner/ chef is Celiac. We had some very different and creative menu options. The Biscuits and belly was to die for. My non-GM has been absolutely loved it. We had the brisket tacos which were fantastic. They even had a gluten-free dessert to finish it off. We will go here every time we go to Saint Augustine! So many other things to try.

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    1 rating
    1 month ago

    The menu is very interesting but the staff is very knowledgeable.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 months ago

    Shrimp and grits were delicious. Highly recommend.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    3 months ago

    One of the best meals I’ve ever had in my life. The gluten free biscuit and belly was phenomenal. Best biscuit I’ve ever had. Then had the ‘N Waffles. OMG! Divine! Finished the night off with a slice of red velvet cake. Couldn’t have been better. I’d go back to St. Augustine just to come here again!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    3 months ago

    Gluten free options were very clearly stated and the staff were very knowledgeable about gluten free and contamination risks for celiac. Food was also delicious- i has the bay of pigs sandwich. I highly recommend it!!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    4 months ago

    Went to St. Augustine over Spring break, and went here for lunch based on reviews. All of us ordered gf. Celiac son loved his beef burger on gf bun! Our food was good too, their soup of the day- roasted tomatoes and veg..was delicious and filling. Our server perfectly understood our request, and the food was brought to the table by another kind gentleman, who repeated that everything on the tray was completely gf. and yes..we had no tummy issues after so all good :)

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    5 rating
    4 months ago

    Food was so good! We had the shrimp and grits and a delicious taco plate!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    4 months ago

    Had a great meal with my family, no issues at all. The server was able to speak intelligently about gluten free necessities and Celiac as well. Great place!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    4 months ago

    I had the biscuit and pork belly. It was delicious. Literally one of the best gf meals I’ve had. They made my celiac kid a gf grilled cheese on UdI’s bread (even though it’s not on the menu) and served it with sliced apples. I also enjoyed the pecan bar for dessert. Don’t visit St. Augustine without stopping here for a meal or ordering something to go!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    5 months ago

    they have the holy grail of gluten free food: BISCUITS!! and not just one kind of biscuit... multiple biscuit flavors. it was pure heaven... do yourself a favor... make reservations and eat here! the biscuit and pork belly app is awesome!!

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    Not celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    5 months ago

    Burger was fantastic on gf bread! Homemade chips not in designated fryer. Great service.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    5 months ago

    Staff very knowledgeable. Fabulous atmosphere

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    7 months ago

    Amazing! Almost everything can be made gluten free plus, they offer GF desserts!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    8 months ago

    Must-eat in St. Augustine! my wife and I shared biscuits and pork belly as an appetizer. If I ordered 4 of those for our whole meal, it would be 5 stars. Amazing flavor. Then, I had steak frites and she had shredded pork waffles. Both fantastic. We split the pecan bar for dessert and went home happy as hell. Thank you!

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    8 months ago

    A wonderful place for celiac's. Chef is celiac so she knows our world. I even had a choice of yummy gluten free desserts. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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    Not celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    11 months ago

    this place has gf,vegan and vegetarian options so everyone can eat here....and it's super delicious!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Awesome service. My waitress was very knowledgeable about celiac and helped inform me what items had gluten in them! The menu clearly states gluten free options. I got the spicy melt minus the chipotle sauce bc it has wheat, the fish was amazing though!! the bread was soft but fell apart easily, but that's not unusual. I'd highly recommend this place, the prices aren't too bad either. :)

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    This place was amazing! I had the pork and waffles. My daughter had a grilled cheese on gluten free bread with a side of roasted potatoes. It was all delicious!

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    5 rating
    1 year ago

    Many gluten free options. I had the waffles and pork. It was amazing. The waffle is more like cornbread, which I love. Knowledgeable staff and great service. Will be back.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    A lot of their menu if gf. The staff was knowledgeable and the food was delicious!!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Fantastic experience at the Floridian. Lauren was an excellent waitress, very knowledgeable and helpful. Food was excellent. Four diners, two of which were gluten free both gf meals were great. Two non gf meals were enjoyed tremendously. Pulled pork and waffles was awesome. Wish I was staying longer in St. Augustine so I could come back. No stomach or intestinal trauma at all!!!

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    Not celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    There were tons of GF options! I had a burger with no bun (they offer Udi's buns but I don't love those) and a side of potatoes. My boyfriend found a tiny fuz hair in his food but they didn't hesitate to take it off of our bill and offer us free GF desserts which were SO good! They had a caramel brownie and an oatmeal/chocolate/coconut bar. Overall a good experience and very flavorful food!

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    Celiac
    4 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    It was delicious - and so far so good for my daughter who is extremely sensitive. The only negative is that our server was very rude and impatient as we tried to ensure that the food would be safe for my daughter to eat.

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    Celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    Great restaurant! They have gluten free options clearly marked on the menu. Sandwiches have a GF bread option for $1 up charge. I had the first fish sandwich I have had in years. Server was very informed and let me know I couldn't have the mayo specified for my sandwich as it had gluten. But she provided me many other options as substitute. She also let me know the chips had been in a shared fryer so she would recommend the salad as my side. I never get this kind of service and understanding! Food was also amazing. definitely worth the trip

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    Not celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    The food is delicious and there are so many Gf options. Great place.

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    5 rating
    1 year ago

    Server was very knowledgeable and many GF options on menu. Non traditional flavors that paired amazingly. They have GF biscuits and waffles paired with pork and it was awesome!

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    Celiac
    1 rating
    1 year ago

    I had high hopes for this place from the reviews and since they claim to have gluten free options. First of all they messed up 3/4 orders for my table and when we told the waitress she didn't even seem to care at all, she even was rude to us just for saying our orders weren't right and to make it worse for one of the orders they screwed up instead of getting a new burger they clearly just scraped off the mayo as you could still see it (she asked specifically no mayo when she ordered.. she could have had an allergy that's just pure laziness!). I tried to let the messing up most our orders, rudeness and the fact that the heater next to us outside wasn't working (it was nighttime) but to make all this the worst possible experience I got SEVERELY glutened when I TOLD THE WAITRESS I HAVE A GLUTEN ALLERGY and this place advertises to have gluten free options right on their menu I guess that's just for the fad and they're lying or my waitress was just that terrible because within an hour of leaving I was throwing up and it's the next night and I'm still in severe pain to the point I almost need to go to the ER. This is the most sick I've ever been from eating at a restaurant that claims to be gluten free and I was diagnosed with celiac 5 years ago. It's a serious shame I paid $40 (for two awful burgers, OVERPRICED!) to be stuck in the bathroom miserable all weekend. I do not recommend this place at all I am highly disappointed.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    My favorite place to eat in St. augustine.

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    Not celiac
    5 rating
    1 year ago

    Gluten free options marked on their menu. Our server very knowledgeable about gluten. She also found out about my questions with soy. Food was delicious and flavorful. Service was excellent. Highly recommend this place.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Gluten free is done right here. The food is delicious and safe. The GF desserts are a must have. Will go again.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    1 year ago

    Wonderful experience here! Our server was very knowledgable about celiac and gluten allergies. I had the cornmeal waffle (dedicated waffle iron) with pulled pork and it was delicious! The gluten free salted caramel brownie was amazing! A bit pricey, but would go back again.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    Best GF friendly restaurant in town! Great selection and awesome staff. Their GF bread is amazing! Recommend to all.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    Absolutely delish! Very knowledgable about gf. Lots of delicious choices clearly marked on the menu.

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    4 rating
    2 years ago

    Love the cornmeal waffle with pulled pork! Love that it is farm to table ingredients!

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    Not celiac
    5 rating
    2 years ago

    Had the pork belly for an appetizer and N'waffles for dinner. Out of this world and mouth watering desserts to boot!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    My husband and I ate here last night. Great atmosphere. Food was delicious. We had the tacos and the winter salad. Best dining experience we've had in a long time. Very conscious of celiac needs. We felt normal!

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    Not celiac
    2 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    over priced. but safe.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    This was a little gem on a side street away from the more tourist trap restaurants. As a gluten free (celiac) customer, I was thrilled to see many GF items on the menu. The food looks prepared from scratch. I got the pimiento appetizer and BBQ brisket tacos which were both delicious. I wish more restaurants would follow suit and realize if they prepare more of their own food, a lot of items are already gluten free. A little creativity can add a lot to the menu that can be GF, rather than ordering a salad without the croutons. It can add cost to the menu, but most GF diners are used to it and willing to pay for it.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    Loved this place, many wonderful Gluten Free choices that were quite tasty. Stopped in for lunch & decided we'd go back for dinner. Definitely will make this a destination on my next trip to St Augustine.

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    Celiac
    3 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    I had the Shrimp N Grits. The shrimp was cooked but not seasoned with anything so it tasted very bland. On the side, were two grit cakes, not your typical grits. They were good, but again maybe there could have been a delicious sauce or something to tie the shrimp with the grit cakes together to add some flavor.

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    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    Great food in a 'safe' environment with many choices. We had the tacos (brisket) and shrimp 'n grits. The grits were very good, the tacos were great! We also had the arepas as a starter, excellent as well. I would highly recommend the Floridian.

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    many gf options listed on menu, knowledgeable server, love the new location!

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    Celiac
    5 rating Celiac friendly
    2 years ago

    They moved to 72 Spanish St. Had same issue finding the place as woman stated below. FOOD WAS EXCEPTIONAL!! We got fried chicken and garlic mashed, short ribs, winter vegetable medley, fried cheese for app, and haven't eaten the GF brownie yet! Everything is SO GOOD. Great service, server was really sweet. Also, the atmosphere is kindof cool. All around a great experience! I would say that 75% of their menu is gluten free. Owner and the head chef are gluten sensitive so they use a lot of gluten free products. :)

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    Not celiac
    5 rating
    2 years ago

    Food is Fantastic!! They were out of the tacos😞 so went for the spicy mahi melt. Also had pimiento cheese fritters and hummus dips. Everything was presented beautifully and the atmosphere is very cute. Did have a hard time finding it since they moved though; new address is 72 Spanish St. Just a short walk from old location.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Baked Goods
  • Beer
  • Bread/Buns
  • Celiac Friendly
  • Dedicated Fryer
  • Dedicated Kitchen Space
  • Dessert
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Waffles

Categories

  • Dairy-Free
  • Pescetarian Friendly
  • Plant Based
  • Restaurant
  • Vegan Friendly
Monday
11 am - 9 pm
Tuesday
Closed
Wednesday
11 am - 9 pm
Thursday
11 am - 9 pm
Friday
11 am - 10 pm
Saturday
11 am - 10 pm
Sunday
11 am - 9 pm
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