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Dog Friendly Places in St. Augustine

Dog Friendly

Enjoy St. Augustine and St. Johns County with your dog. (Will cats be next?)

On Monday, July 6, 2009 the St. Augustine Beach City Commission passed Ordinance 09-08, which amends the city's land development regulations to allow four-legged canine companions in outside serving areas of Beach restaurants.

St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau (VCB) announced that a new website devoted to both resident and visitor dog lovers is about to be launched.  Among its many features will be a listing of dog-friendly attractions, restaurants and hotels in the St. Augustine area.  Here is a list of some of the places that are already dog-friendly. I look forward to updating this list based on input from the VCB.


Best Western St Augustine I-95 -2445 SR 16 St. Augustine
Days Inn St Augustine/Outlet Center Mall -2560 SR 16 St. Augustine
Inn at Camachee Harbor -201 Yacht Club Dr. St. Augustine
La Quinta St. Augustine -250 Belz Outlet Blvd.  St. Augustine
Ocean Blue Motel -10 Vilano Road  St. Augustine
St Francis Inn -279 St George Street  St. Augustine
Holiday Inn - St Augustine Beach -860 A1A Beach Blvd  St. Augustine Beach

   Accommodations - RV Parks and Campgrounds

Anastasia State Park Campgrounds -Anastasia Park Drive St. Augustine
Faver-Dykes State Park -1000 Faver Dykes Road St. Augustine
St. Augustine Beach KOA -525 West Pope Road  St. Augustine
Stagecoach RV Park -2711 County Road 208  St. Augustine
Ocean Grove RV Resort -4225 H A1A S  St. Augustine Beach


Ghost Walk - Spirits of St. Augustine -St. George Street St. Augustine
Ghostly Encounters Walking Tour -3 Aviles Street St. Augustine
Ripley's Ghost Tours -19 San Marco/H 1A St. Augustine
St Augustine Lighthouse -81 Lighthouse Avenue  St. Augustine
St Augustine Scenic Cruise -St Augustine Municipal Marina  St. Augustine
St. Augustine Historic Downtown -St. George St  St. Augustine
St. Augustine Transfer Co. Carriages -Avenida Menendez & Hypolita St.  St. Augustine


Fort Matanzas National Monument -8635 A1A South St. Augustine
St Augustine Lighthouse and Museum -81 Lighthouse Avenue St. Augustine
St Augustine Beach -Most Beaches in St. Augustine Beach

Vilano Beach - closest beach to historic St. Augustine


Castillo de San Marcos National Monument -A1A, near historic downtown St. Augustine
Faver-Dykes State Park -1000 Faver Dykes Road  St. Augustine
Fort Mose Historical State Park -Fort Mose Trail  St. Augustine


Camping World -600 Prime Outlets Blvd  St. Augustine
Petco Pet Store - St Augustine -430 Cobblestone Dr.  St. Augustine

   Outdoor Restaurants

American Graffiti Restaurant and Bar -410 Anastasia Blvd/H 1A St. Augustine
Cafe Cordova -95 Cordova Street  St. Augustine
Carrabba's Italian Grill -155 H 312 W  St. Augustine
Casa Maya 17 -17 Hypolita Street  St. Augustine
Crispers -200 CBL Drive FL  St. Augustine
Firehouse Subs -200 Cobblestone Drive  St. Augustine
Fish Tales Market and Grill -121 Yacht Club Drive  St. Augustine
Florida Cracker Cafe -81 St. George Street  St. Augustine
Grabbers Seafood Grill -21 Hypolita Street  St. Augustine
Harry's Seafood Bar Grille -46 Avenida Menendez  St. Augustine
La Pentola -58 Charlotte Street  St. Augustine
Love Tree Cafe -6 Cordova Street  St. Augustine
Milltop Tavern -19 1/2 Saint George Street  St. Augustine
Old City House Inn and Restaurant -115 Cordova Street  St. Augustine
Present Moment Cafe -224 W King Street  St. Augustine
Scarlett O'Hara's Bar and Restaurant -70 Hypolita Street  St. Augustine
Sonic Drive Inn -704 E Geoffrey Street  St. Augustine
The Pizza Garden -21 Hypolita Street  St. Augustine
The Reef -4100 Coastal H/H 1A  St. Augustine
Tony's Pizza -1935 H A1A  St. Augustine

Barbara Jenness is a Licensed Real Estate Broker and friend of nature serving northeast Florida from Jacksonville to Ponte Vedra and St. Augustine, specializing in waterfront properties (ocean, river, and Intracoastal) and foreclosures. She is an active community volunteer and has been involved with redeveloping Vilano Beach since 1998. She is the current President of Friends of A1A and the Vice-President of North Shores Improvement Association, the governing board of Vilano Beach Main Street.



Barbara Jenness takes joy in assisting people in buying or selling their home or land in northeast Florida (St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra,  and Jacksonville). She is a community activist and leader serving as President of Friends of A1A 2008-2010, Past President of Scenic & Historic A1A in St. Johns County for over 10 years, and past vice-president of Vilano Beach Main Street (North Shores Improvement Association). She is a past president for WCR in St. Augustine and a member of South Ponte Vedra Civic Association, Porpoise Point, Serenata Beach Club, and Palencia. She founded and is a Past President of the St. Augustine Regional Council (StAR Council) to promote the St. Augustine area to individuals outside the region.

Awards: REALTOR of the Year, Businesswoman of the Year, SPIRIT Award Passion, Five-Star Best in Client Satisfaction-7 Years Winner

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Comment balloon 0 commentsBarbara Jenness • July 13 2009 06:43PM