Category Archives: Restaurants

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Teak at The New St Pete Pier Sets Sail For Greatness

Today, Monday July 6th, Teak restaurant at the new St Pete Pier will open its doors to the public when the pier officially opens at 5pm. You need a ticket to go to the pier itself, but a reservation at one of the new restaurants also counts as a ticket in. We were excited to…
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Restaurants Open For Dine-In, Takeout & Delivery in St. Pete July 2020

Restaurants Open for Dine-In, Takeout & Delivery June 2020 In these times of COVID-19, it's not easy keeping up with which restaurants are open or closed, and who is offering dine-in, takeout, or delivery. St. Petersburg Foodies is here to help. *Please note for purposes of this list we consider Downtown up to 22nd Ave…
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Sea Dog Cantina’s Elevated Mexican Cuisine Scores a Perfect 10

Sea Dog Cantina far surpassed all of our expectations. We were anticipating good food. What we got was phenomenal, bursting with flavor, divine inspirations of Mexican food heaven. I love Mexican food, and could eat it every day. Lori, on the other hand could take it or leave it, and usually just humors me. She…
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The Big Catch Shines With a Fresh New Menu on the Line

The Big Catch at Salt Creek has been working on an exciting new menu since bringing on new Executive Chef and GM, Jason Gordon, formerly of Brass Bowl Kitchen & Juicery, in mid-February. Chef Jason is known for fresh, colorful, very creative and, of course, delicious food. The pandemic brought a lot of things to…
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The Pesky Pelican Brew Pub Brings St. Louis Cuisine to St. Pete

There's lots of great bar food, house and local craft beer, live music, and an overall laid-back, casual, friendly vibe at The Pesky Pelican Brew Pub, which just celebrated its fourth year this past June 1st. Tucked away in a residential neighborhood in the Tyrone area, and right on the Pinellas Trail, Pesky Pelican offers…
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10 Best Taco Places in St. Petersburg FL 2020

As I sat down to write this, the first thoughts that popped into my head were 1) Everybody loves tacos, 2) There sure are a lot of different types of tacos these days, and 3) what is the actual origin of the taco—is it really Mexican, and how close to the original are they to…
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New Nashville Hot Chicken Pop-up by Founders of The Mill

It's been a tough six weeks for the restaurant business with forced closures for most, and takeout and delivery still available from a few. No one knows what the future will bring, and who will be left when it's all over. In the midst of this tough time, The Mill founders, Chef Ted Dorsey, and…
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Top Downtown St Pete Breakfast or Brunch Restaurants 2020

Breakfast or Brunch - Where Should You Go? Wake up early and hungry for breakfast? It is the most important meal of the day, you know. Do you know what your options are in Downtown St Pete? St Petersburg Foodies compiled a list of downtown establishments that can get your day started off just right.…
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1200 Chophouse – Turf at the Surf

Walking up to 1200 Chophouse you instantly feel at home. The restaurant is in, what appears to be, a former house with a large front porch. Inside, you are instantly taken aback by the beautiful cowhide covered wall across the room. It compliments the cozy nature of the small restaurant. Like its sister restaurant, Snappers,…
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La V – Vietnamese Fusion That Keeps You Wanting More

For the most part, comfort food is a rather ambiguous term that refers to food that makes us feel good. To some, that means a glutenous helping of sinfully delicious Thanksgiving staples, while others may attribute "feeling good" and "feel good" food to health-conscious meals that nourish and fuel the body. Comfort food, to me,…
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The St. Petersburg Foodies Birthday Food and Bar Crawl

Birthdays have always been a major moment for me – a celebration of another year of life in the books, a blank page ready for illustration, the ability to begin a brand-new chapter in life and an almost metaphoric fresh start. Looking at the celebration from this lens, it’s no wonder that I treat the…
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10 Best Mexican Restaurants in St. Petersburg FL 2020

Must Eat Mexican Treats in St. Pete If you search this site for "Mexican", you may notice that I do all of the Mexican restaurant reviews. Why? It's because I love Mexican food so much that I could literally eat it every day for a week straight. (I actually have done that before.) Two and…
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