As a winner of the 2010 Golden Spoon Award, 95 Cordova is known for their upscale, seasonal dishes and luxurious ambience. Start off with a butcher's plate of prosciutto, black forest ham, and aged salami, with soft and aged cheeses, grain mustard, olives, cornichons, and rustic bread ($10, $16 to share). Daintily sip a bowl of creamy, roasted artichoke bisque ($5 for cup, $7 for bowl) before diving face-first into the crab and shrimp ravioli's vodka-tomato cream sauce ($26). Subdue your steaktooth with naturally aged hand-cut angus beef from the chop house, in its divine form of blue cheese fillet mignon ($32). Pair entrees with sides such as mushrooms ragout and truffle oil mac and cheese ($4), or sophisticated sips from the extensive wine list.
Colibrí Mexican Cuisine keeps stomachs supplied with a menu of authentic eats amid a casual atmosphere infused with international flair. Amiable waitstaff attentively serve up or catapult tacos de pescado, a trio of shells stuffed with grilled mahi mahi slathered in chipotle mayo and a corn mix ($11.95). A rich chili-and-chocolate elixir winds lazily through the mole rojo's chicken strips ($11.95). Customize fajitas to personal tastes by gorging tortillas with either a garden-torn medley of onions, peppers, mushrooms, and tomatoes ($11.95) or a savory roundup of chicken, steak, shrimp, and chorizo ($13.95). The mexican hot dog with fries treats miniature palates to a traditional frankfurter, swaddled in a tortilla and deep-fried ($4.95).
Manatee Café was voted Best Healthy Eating in the St. Augustine Visitor's Guide's Best of St. Augustine in 2002. Seven Yelpers and Yahoo! Locals give it a 4.5-star average; TripAdvisors give it an average of four owl eyes, and 91% of Urbanspooners like it.
Mango Mangos' tropical décor and location, about 100 yards from the beach, let patrons' imaginations soar out over the water to a Caribbean island tour as they peruse a fixed menu populated with seafood and burgers. An order of corn cakes allows patrons to experience a traditional vegetable birthday celebration. Trevor's chipotle shrimp tacos occupy both hands with two flour tortillas full of seasoned shrimp, caramelized onions, and two cheeses, drizzled with santa fe sauce and escorted by a side such as Mango's slaw. Other handheld finger fare includes sandwiches, wraps, and burgers such as the caribbean burger with jalapeño relish and mango-chutney mayo, which inspires dining quads' four free hands to unite in a high-20.
U.S. veterans and grill owners Nick and Brad populate their eatery's all-American menu with behemoth burgers, scrumptious wraps, and savory seafood dishes. Troll a spoon around a bowl of Guinness chili, concocted from fresh ground beef, spices, and Guinness ($5.95), or dunk an appetite in the golden-brown deliciousness of the fish 'n' chips ($10.95). The Five-Alarm burger, a third-pound ground-beef patty, ignites mouths with flames of spicy chipotle mayo and hot peppers and melted american-cheese kindling ($7.95). Wraps such as the veggie ($6.95) or shrimp ($7.95) bind ingredients with a flour tortilla and the power vested in Nick and Brad by the state of Florida.