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Barnacle Bill's

14 Castillo Dr. (Cordova St.) Send to Phone
904-824-3663 | Menu
Reasonably priced, no-frills seafood spot that dates back to 1981.

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Lunch & Dinner daily
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Barnacle Bill's Restaurant Review

: If you want lip-smacking good shrimp and fish dinners for a fair price, most locals agree that Barnacle Bill's is the place to go. Owner Chris Way has long been serving up seafood favorites: crab cakes, soft-shell crabs, oysters, shrimp and fish. He also experiments with offbeat dishes, evolving a recipe until he gets it right before serving it as a daily special. No doubt about it, the food is enough to bring people back, but it doesn't hurt that Way is also the creator of Dat'l Do-it Hot Sauce, made from St. Augustine's famous datil peppers (best tried on the fried shrimp). When Way first put the hot sauce out on the tables, diners became so enamored by it that they accidentally slipped the bottles into their pockets and purses. Way figured if people would steal it, they might also buy it. Today, his famous sauce is sold nationwide in grocery stores and specialty shops.



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