Driving along scenic A1A sets the tone for your fresh seafood meal at Cap's on the Water. The beautiful view becomes more entrancing, and the anticipation of relaxing on the main deck, the oyster bar, or The Inside, would almost get to you if it wasn't for the calming atmosphere. Just witnessing the view of the Intracoastal Waterway from the main deck of Cap's on the Water gives you a sense of what Florida used to be-a slower paced, serene paradise with delicious food, wonderful people, and magnificent views.
Cap's on the Water is acclaimed for its exceptionally stunning view. Being a waterfront restaurant, a variety of diners can enjoy the sights and sounds the Intracoastal Waterway has to offer; an open-air oyster bar for seafood lovers, the main deck for friends, family, and casual dining, and The Inside, for a romantic, adults-only setting. The view, though, isn't the only thing that's kept locals and tourists coming back.
Experience Variety at Cap's on the Water
Of all the waterfront restaurants in St. Augustine, Florida, none can boast being the recipient of Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence for the past five consecutive years. Cap's on the water prides itself for its extensive wine list, composed of over 400 wines. The wine menu is made up of hundreds of wines broken down by variety and grape type, each section having a 'best value' highlight. Cap's offers many 'hard to find' wines and full bar, enabling its customers to enjoy the best pairing for their palate. The Ramsey Russian River Chardonnay with a dozen raw oysters is particularly nice. Realistically, you really can't lose when pairing their new coastal cuisine with any beverage from their comprehensive list.
The Many Sides of Cap's on the Water
The big main deck at Cap's on the Water sets you right near the beach with a cool breeze, casual setting, and glorious view. The shade from the overhanging trees puts you at ease while enjoying your meal of fresh seafood or typical American fare like fried gator tail, cheeseburgers, and salads. If you visit on a cold or rainy day, Cap's has covered canopies and heaters to keep you dry and warm while still enjoying the outside environment.
The popular sunset oyster bar caters to the serious seafood lover. This is where the locals and tourists alike come to get their favorite seafood dish. Cap's serves up the freshest, tastiest oysters, crab legs and shrimp. There's nothing like grabbing a cold one and chowing down on a mountain of crab legs with lemon and drawn butter. Cap's famous view becomes an afterthought once your plate is set in front of you.
For those wanting a more private, child-free dining experience, The Inside of Cap's on the Water provides a romantic setting, perfect for raising your glass and toasting to life as the sun flares radiantly one last time before dropping into the horizon.
Cap's offers an array of dining experiences, all equipped with an amazing view of the Intracoastal Waterway. For casual dining and seafood fare, the main deck and oyster bar offer character, charm, and mealtime favorites. For a quiet, intimate dinner, The Inside provides class and style through pairing wines with innovative seafood creations. For any time, and any occasion, Cap's on the Water has what you're looking for.