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Bayfront Marin House
St. Augustine, Florida
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Florida’s Cocktail Trail: From St. Augustine to Atlantic Beach

Florida’s scenic A1A is not just a great Sunday drive, looking out over the dunes and ocean up and down the coast. It’s also a great place to stop for a relaxing and refreshing drink. We’re not talking about any drink, but one made with fresh Florida orange juice or grapefruit juice, mixed with spirits … Read More


Things to Do in St. Augustine: May 20, 21, 22

There are lots of great restaurants in St. Augustine–from fine dining to food trucks. But sometimes, you just really want a burger*. This weekend will cater to your burger-based cravings, with the Great American Burgerfest! Scheduled for Friday, May 20, through Sunday, May 22, The Burgerfest boasts all kinds of goodness on a bun, all … Read More

Thanksgiving Dinner in St. Augustine, Florida

We got an email last night from a guest looking for restaurants serving all the traditional dishes for Thanksgiving this year. Which made us think…geez. It’s almost October. It’s not a bad time to make reservations for Thanksgiving–because St. Augustine is usually packed with people for the holiday, and so are its restaurants. Luckily, our friends at … Read More

The Last Ice Cream of the Season

How is it almost October? Well, as usual, the summer here in Florida has just flown by. I know people always say it gets really hot here, but honestly, I don’t think it’s more hot than our hometown of Baltimore. Of course, we try to temper the heat as much as possible, with free margaritas … Read More

Restaurants on Vilano Beach: Let’s Eat!

St. Augustine is known for its downtown restaurants—but some of our favorites are on Vilano! And–shame on us–we didn’t even frequent many of these until we bought our beach cottages. We hope that you don’t make the same mistake. To ensure that you don’t, here’s a list of restaurants, along with some of our favorite … Read More

Friday is Now PIE Day in St. Augustine!

One of the best things about living in the south is that we get to enjoy local fruit and vegetables earlier than most folks in other parts of the country. Heck, we had fresh strawberries from Plant City this year, while our friends and family in Baltimore were anticipating snow! As much as we love … Read More

Plan A St. Augustine Cinco de Mayo Party–With Our Famous Sangria!

Want to host a Cinco de Mayo party that will have your guests talking the rest of the year? The owners of the Bayfront Marin House, an award-winning historic inn in St. Augustine Florida, have suggestions for a party that will have guests laughing, dancing, and having fun like there’s no manana. “Cinco de Mayo … Read More

Beer Truck Wars: Need We Say More?

This is going to be brief. This Saturday, 4-8pm, Francis Field: beer truck wars. Tickets are $35 in advance (www.foodtruckwars.com) and $45 at the door. That gets you samples from dozens of brews and a meal ticket for YOUR CHOICE of meals from one of the Gourmet Food Trucks in attendance. Beer. Food. St. Augustine. … Read More