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Barnacle Bill's

451 A1A Beach Boulevard, St. Augustine, FL - (904) 471-2434
Barnacle Bill's is a seafood restaurant specializing in fried shrimp and featuring hot sauce and hot wings made with the locally-grown datil pepper.
71% Approval Rating (7 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Wings
Devil Drops
Minorcan Clam Chowder Cup
Smokin' Smokin' Fish Dip
Dat'l Do-It Fried Shrimp Dozen
Barnacle's Fried Shrimp Sampler

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (6)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Datil peppers have long been a locally-favored backyard crop in the St. Augustine area, originally brought to the area in the late 18th century in the hands of Minorcans who came to work the once-ubiquitous indigo fields and finally settled in St. Augustine. The exact ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

451 A1A Beach Boulevard, St. Augustine, FL
(904) 471-2434

http://www.barnaclebillsonline.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Dinner
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:Yes
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:No
Datil peppers and chicken wings are an inspired combo, enriched with plenty of butter and garlic. Of course, blue cheese dressing comes alongside.
"Datil peppers and chicken wings are an inspired combo, enriched with plenty of butter and garlic. Of course, blue cheese dressing comes alongside."
Michael Stern





A close view of a single fried shrimp. There is datil pepper in the breading, but only a hint of heat.
"A close view of a single fried shrimp. There is datil pepper in the breading, but only a hint of heat."
Michael Stern


The one dish unique to St. Augustine: Minorcan clam chowder. It is a vegetable-rich brew made with tomatoes and given an exclamation mark by the addition of datil peppers.
"The one dish unique to St. Augustine: Minorcan clam chowder. It is a vegetable-rich brew made with tomatoes and given an exclamation mark by the addition of datil peppers. "
Michael Stern


That bottle in the background really is quite devilish -- an excellent addition for anything you want smokin' hot.
"That bottle in the background really is quite devilish -- an excellent addition for anything you want smokin' hot."
Michael Stern


If you had any doubts as you approached the front door, a view of the hostess's podium just inside will let you know that Barnacle Bill's definitely is a seafood restaurant.
"If you had any doubts as you approached the front door, a view of the hostess's podium just inside will let you know that Barnacle Bill's definitely is a seafood restaurant."
Michael Stern


Barnacle Bill's has two locations in St. Augustine. This is the older one, located downtown.
"Barnacle Bill's has two locations in St. Augustine. This is the older one, located downtown."
Michael Stern



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