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Savoring Sea Grapes: Exploring the Flavorful Transformation

Burrata-Prosciutto

PERMANENTLY CLOSED MAY 2024 Sea Grapes Eatery, nestled in the heart of St. Pete Beach, has undergone a culinary evolution since my last visit in 2022. Initially known for its wine-forward bar and array of small bites and Cheese & Charcuterie offerings, Sea Grapes has now transformed their menu to Latin-inspired Florida cuisine with the […]

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Prima Cantina’s So-Cal Roots Bring Elevated Cal-Mex Flavors to the Beach

Pescado, Shrimp, and Carnitas Tacos

People that know me personally, when they associate me with food they usually think of Asian cuisine, or pizza because I make a lot of it at home and post it on the socials. What many don’t know is that Mexican fare was my first love. In my early career when I was in sales, […]

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Get Your Curry Kick at Indian Bistro in St. Pete Beach

Tandoori Chicken Indian Bistro

Chow down on classics like tikka masala, palak paneer, and more at Indian Bistro in St. Pete Beach. Page through the menu and you’ll find a wide variety of meaty, vegetarian and vegan entrees, kebabs, appetizers and a great selection of styles of naan and more. If you don’t know Indian food that well or […]

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Yaki-mono Japanese Kitchen: Alluring & Vibrant Fare with Flair

Lunchbox option E. The lunchboxes are served 11:00AM- 3:00PM

St. Pete Beach is loaded with just about every type of cuisine that you can imagine: Mexican, Mediterranean, Italian, Thai, standard American and so on. Whatever you’re craving, you’re likely to find it. This includes one of my new favorites in that part of town – Yaki-mono, a Japanese Kitchen. It’s nestled just off of […]

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Pass-A-Grille’s Sea Critters Cafe Revamps to Red, White & Booze

Red White Booze Grouper Sandwich

For as long as I can remember, Sea Critters Cafe has been a dining destination for Pass-A-Grille vacationers and locals alike. This year they acquired new ownership and a new name but don’t worry Red, White & Booze still offers locally caught seafood, easy access for boaters, a fun bar to feel like a local, […]

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Buona Ristorante: A True Locals Hidden Gem

The Rigatoni and the Gnocchi

Buona Ristorante has been serving up their Italian classics in St. Pete Beach for the past 14 years. The restaurant, that is ultra popular with locals and visitors alike, is tucked in the back corner of the Dolphin Village plaza on the busy main strip of Gulf Blvd. Because of its location in the plaza, […]

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La Casa Del Pane is St. Pete’s Bustling Bakeshop by the Beach

Casa Special Sandwich

I have a thing for Italian bakeshops. On a Saturday morning, there’s just nothing better than the aroma of hot coffee and fresh baked bread wafting through the air. Beautiful pastries lining the refrigerated cases, cappuccinos brewing one-by-one, and everything from eggs to sandwiches being enjoyed by content patrons –  that’s precisely what you can […]

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The Helm has Taken The Helm of the St Pete Beach Restaurant Scene

Lobster_Roll

I’m sure by now you have heard about The Helm: Provisions & Coastal Fare in St Pete Beach. It’s one of the newest restaurants in town that everyone can’t stop talking about. Even with their limited open hours, they still manage to draw a crowd. After finally making it over there, I understood the draw. […]

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Fall in Love with French Fare at the Marquise Café

Coq au Vin and Special Potatoes

Isn’t French cuisine and cooking the most marvelous thing? Every dish is always so elegantly composed with great care – no detail spared. Croissants, Confits, Cassoulets, Rilletts and Crêpes; the process to arrive at each takes lots of time, skill and love. To me, the process of it all is quite romantic. Unfortunately, there are […]

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Coconut Charlie’s Grill Delivers an Elevated Beach Dining Experience

Coconut Charlie's Grill Entrees

Coconut Charlie’s Grill is a coastal dining spot on St. Pete Beach with an approachable menu of amazing dishes and cocktails. It hits a magical sweet spot if you love a come as you are beach restaurant. If you know me, you know I’m big on recommendations and love sending my friends, family and even […]

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Tuttorosso: A St. Pete Beach Treasure for Casual Italian Dishes and Pizzas

Tuttorosso Gamberoni Scampi

Once the aroma of hand tossed pizzas and pasta hits you, you’ll understand why Tuttorosso on St. Pete Beach is the go-to casual Italian restaurant and pizzeria that everyone raves about. Tuttorosso is family owned with a comforting menu packed with Italian classics like pizzas, calzones, pasta, salads, desserts and more, like a lot more, […]

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Go Coco-Nuts For Coconut Charlie’s Beach Bar on St. Pete Beach

Coconut Charlie's Beach Bar Boom Boom Shrimp Tacos

Gulp down boozy tropical drinks and enjoy fresh seafood all while catching the sunset at Coconut Charlie’s Beach Bar on St. Pete Beach. With live music daily and an impressively tasty food and drink menu, you’ll never want to leave. Coconut Charlie’s Beach Bar evokes the tropics with stunning beach views and rum packed drinks. […]

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Tap Into Some Tasty Treats and Ales at Category 36 Taphouse & Kitchen

Category 36 Classic Italian Stromboli

Beer and pizza lovers will want to visit Category 36 Taphouse & Kitchen on St. Pete Beach right away. The craft beer list and menu will have your mouths watering as soon as you see it. There are 36 beers on tap with some familiar brews from 3 Daughters, Cigar City and Green Bench Brewing […]

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Eat, Sip and Splash at 82 Degrees in St. Pete Beach, FL

82Degrees Salad 82 Close up

Forget laid back beach bars, 82 Degrees in St. Pete Beach is the new flashy restaurant and bar that you need to visit as soon as you can. Period. Located at The Saint Hotel, this is a fully renovated, boutique hotel with a trendy and vibrant atmosphere. Plus, it’s only a brief walk to the […]

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Enjoy Scrumptious Burgers and More American Favorites at Burger-Ish

Burger-Ish Geez Louise Sliders and Sweet Potato Fries

From specialty burgers to traditional appetizers, Burger-Ish in St. Pete Beach is here to wow you. Looking for a juicy burger with a 2 for 1 beer pairing? Burger-Ish has you covered. This casual spot is perfect for fueling up post-beach trip or to cheer on your favorite sports team with their 12 flatscreen TVs […]

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