Taco Bout Town in STA Beach

Surfing and tacos are a match made in beach bum heaven. There is nothing better to replenish calories burned coasting than a tasty taco. In the laidback surfer town of St. Augustine Beach, local chefs have brought in. some of the best FLOvors on a tortilla. The true beauty of the St. Auggie taco culture is each establishment makes a completely different style of Mexican fusion, with unique menu offerings at each spot. The taco offerings along A1A are so diverse that you could literally eat tacos for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I rounded up my favorite taco stands in STA Beach with the scoop on what to order.

Osprey Tacos 

For Unique Local Flavor

📍300 Anastasia Blvd 🕑11AM-8PM Daily, Closed Tues 🔗http://ospreytacos.com/ 

Local couple Erica & John Thompson created an eclectic taco menu with the intent to celebrate local culture and FL provisions. They serve a la carte delights all priced under $5 using produce and proteins sourced in North Florida. Osprey Tacos has captured the soul of St. Augustine with a namesake taco containing fried shrimp, cabbage, pickled onions, datil pepper & pink sauce. The kicked back atmosphere is conveniently located next door to Old Coast Ales,  so you can enjoy a beer and bite amongst the surrounding sea grapes.

Mojo’s Tacos 

Deliciously Accommodates Special Diets

📍551 Anastasia Blvd 🕑 9:04AM-9:04PM Daily 🔗https://www.facebook.com/mojos.tacos/?ref=page_internal]

Quick-n-tasty tacos have been coming out of this former convenience store location for over a decade in the area. Mojo’s has become renown amongst the beach community for their delectable double stack taco, featuring both a hard shell and soft shell taco pasted together with gooey layer of cheddar cheese. If that doesn’t get you drooling, it may be because you live the rough life of dietary restrictions. Fear not, because Mojo’s has your back with the most accommodations available to those that are gluten-free and whatever-tarian. Serving up the a range of the classic beef and chicken options, they also added tempeh, tofu and Mahi caught fresh from the Mayport in Duval County to their protein options.

A1A Burrito Works Taco Shop

The O.G. Surf Taco

📍671 A1A Beach Blvd 🕑 11AM-10PM Mon-Thurs, 11AM-2:30AM Fri-Sun 🔗http://www.burritoworks.com/

This taco joint has been serving up surf eats to STA Beach since 1996. It’s become bonafide institution serving Baja-Mexican fare,, allowing it to expand to 3 other locations in Historic Downtown STA, Flagler Beach and Palm Coast. This location on the beachside is conveniently located within steps of the A Street Beach Access.  If you have a late night hankering for nachos, serves until 2:30 AMfor the weekend crowd which is perfect after a concert at the STA Ampitheatre. The local pick is the Mexican UFO, a local version of a crunch wrap supreme, best with their chili green chili pork. Although the price point rivals fast food, this grub is made with local produce and hormone free meats. 

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