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About Us

Established in 2021, Castillo Craft Bar + Kitchen is a St. Augustine gem offering an enticing fusion of new American cuisine and craft cocktails. Immerse yourself in the restaurant’s captivating ambiance, where tantalizing aromas mingle with modern décor. Indulge in culinary creations prepared with genuine warmth and hospitality, leaving a lasting impression on every palate.

Culinary delights reflecting the vibrant food culture of St. Augustine

Welcome to Castillo Craft Bar + Kitchen, where culinary artistry meets unwavering passion. We believe that food is a love language, and that’s why we meticulously curate a menu highlighting the freshest local ingredients, presenting each dish with thoughtfulness and artistry. As a craft bar, we take pride in our selection of handcrafted cocktails and mocktails, local beers, and an extensive wine list, perfectly prepared to complement our culinary creations.

From irresistible breakfast spreads to weekend lunches, unforgettable dinners, and expertly mixed cocktails, every moment at Castillo Craft Bar + Kitchen promises to be a feast for the senses. Our menu offers adventurous eaters a chance to try flavors that surprise and delight, while our more selective guests will find familiar favorites done in the most delicious ways.  Every dish is crafted with passion, ensuring a memorable and craveable experience.


Meet Our Team

Bryce Hannon

Director of Food & Beverage, Castillo Craft Bar + Kitchen & Renaissance St. Augustine Historic Downtown Hotel

Nima Gharavi

Executive Chef, Castillo Craft Bar + Kitchen & Renaissance St. Augustine Historic Downtown Hotel

Marcus Morris

Restaurant Manager, Castillo Craft Bar + Kitchen

Jeffrey Heckard

Director of Sales, Renaissance St. Augustine Historic Downtown Hotel

Diana Tucker

Banquet Supervisor, Castillo Craft Bar + Kitchen & Renaissance St. Augustine Historic Downtown Hotel

Frequently Asked Questions

Can we reserve a private space for our group dinner?

Yes! The Dixon Dining Room is a private space that can comfortably seat 10 – 16 guests for group dinners or small private events. For larger gatherings, we also offer catering and banquet space at our attached hotel, the Renaissance St. Augustine Historic Downtown.

For group dinners of 10 – 16 guests, please email For private event requests for more than 16 guests, please email  All other reservations may be made at

Do you host weddings?

Yes! Our Dixon Dining Room is perfect for small rehearsal dinners or post-wedding meals. We also offer catering and banquet space for up to 350 guests at the Renaissance St. Augustine Downtown hotel, adjacent to the restaurant.

Are reservations required?

We highly recommend making reservations through Walk-ins are welcome during our normal business hours, however, reservations may be required during special events or holidays.

Do you offer gift cards?

If you’d like to treat a loved one to a delicious meal at Castillo Craft Bar + Kitchen, please email and you will receive a response within 1 – 3 business days to make the arrangements.

Where should guests park, and what is the cost?

Valet parking is currently offered complimentary to all Castillo Craft Bar + Kitchen guests. Pull into the entrance on West Castillo Drive, and our valet team will take care of the rest!

What are your holiday hours?

Please visit for the most up-to-date information, as our holiday hours vary. Please note: reservations for special holiday seatings are typically required and tend to fill up fast!

Do you offer any non-alcoholic cocktail options?

Yes!  We offer a variety of nonalcoholic beverages, including mocktails, craft non-alcoholic beers, and non-alcoholic spirits. Check with your server or bartender for more information on our current offerings.

Can you provide customized meals for guests with special dietary needs?

Yes!  Our culinary team prides themselves on creating delicious dishes that accommodate any dietary needs.  Our dinner menu is marked with V for vegetarian options and GF for gluten-free options. Please note any dietary needs when making your reservation or inform your server upon arrival and we will ensure your needs are met.

Are you currently hiring?

We are always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our hospitality team! Please visit to learn about current job opportunities.

Open Daily

7:00 AM – 10:30 AM

4:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Friday & Saturday 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

4:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Celebrate the Holidays at Castillo Craft Bar + Kitchen!

“…you learn a lot about someone when you share a meal together.”

– Anthony Bourdain