Saltwater Cowboys along the Intracoastal Waterway offers visitors and locals a unique brand of delicious Florida fresh seafood. The St. Augustine Beach restaurant has been around for over 35 years and is regarded as a local favorite, serving scrumptious selections like barbecued ribs, steaks, chicken and the enticing gator tail and frog legs.
When you enter this restaurant set on a Florida salt marsh, you will be transported back in time to the turn of the last century. The interior décor suggests a fish camp complete with rustic twig furniture, animal horns on the walls and creaky wooden floors. As you sit down at the table in one of the four country dining rooms, get ready to immerse yourself in a unique food experience like no other.
You’ll start off with a complimentary basket of cheese bread. We recommend that for an appetizer, you order a bowl of the world famous creamy and thick Spicy Red Clam Chowder. Or, try the Louisiana Crawfish boiled with Cajun flair for some tangy Southern cooking sure to please your palate.
The Open Pit Barbecue section of the menu is a diner’s delight, featuring Cowboy’s Baby Back Ribs, Chicken-n-Ribs and Shrimp-n-Ribs. Your order will come stocked with French Fries, salad and slaw all for a reasonable price. Deep-fried menu selections include the Florida Cracker Corner. You’ll have a difficult time choosing from the Florida Catfish, Alligator Tail or Frog Legs, each cooked expertly and seasoned with homemade breadcrumbs. For a batter-free meal, select the Baked Scallops made with cream, shallots, and a sweet white wine sauce.
Two blackened selections should be at the top of your list: the Shrimp On-a-Stick and the 12-ounce Choice Center Cut N.Y. Strip Steak. The signature spiciness does not overpower the juiciness of the meat cuts, and your mouth will rejoice at the result.
Leave it to Saltwater Cowboys to save the sweet stuff till the end. To satisfy your sweet craving, try a slice of one Shelly’s Homemade Pies with flavors of Real Key Lime, Chocolate Almond and Pineapple Pecan. At the end, you won’t want to leave one last morsel of food on your plate at Saltwater Cowboys. The St. Augustine restaurant truly delivers a mouthwatering meal of Florida fresh seafood and more. The menu selections and true Floridian rustic ambience converge to offer a dinner that you won’t soon forget on your vacation.