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10 Best Pizza Places in St. Petersburg, FL 2021

Cappy's Pizza
10 Best Pizza Joints St. Pete

Sometimes we get criticized for being biased to downtown locations since that’s where we live. That might be true, and it might be because that’s where many of the best restaurants are. Well, it’s not true for pizza. There is only one place that made the list that is in the 33701 zip code. … Continue Reading

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Embrace the Views, Cocktails and Tasty Food at Tiki Docks Bar and Grill at Maximo Marina

Tiki Docks Alafia Tacos

Tiki Docks at Maximo Marina has an impressive menu of tiki-inspired cocktails and seafood forward food offerings. The view of all of the beautiful yachts at the marina might make you start to wonder why you don’t own a boat, or maybe that’s just me, but either way, it’s a unique view that’s ideal for daydreaming (and day drinking).

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The Mill’s 5 Year Anniversary Celebrated With A Totally Inspired New Mini Menu

Seafood Nachos - yellowfin tuna, crispy calamari, lobster, crab queso, peppadews, tomatillo lychee salsa, avocado crema & potato crisps

The Mill just celebrated their five year anniversary last week. Chef Ted Dorsey said that they originally had plans for a big celebration party before this pandemic hit. He woke up that morning and felt quite sad as it hit him that there would be no big party. We want you all to know that we certainly celebrate this milestone … Continue Reading

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5 Best Places for Barbecue in St. Petersburg, FL 2020

Ribs, wings, sausage, brisket, pulled pork, beans, potato salad and roll at Smoking' J's

Barbecue, especially in the south, is a true art form that many spend years upon years tweaking, adjusting and perfecting. There are four essential classifications of barbecue: Texas, Carolina, Kansas City & Memphis. [Editor’s note: There can be a myriad of others, but these are the most well-known.] Each region’s style of barbecue varies notably, and there is always a … Continue Reading

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10 Best Romantic Restaurants in St. Petersburg, FL 2020

Best Romantic Restaurants St Petersburg FL 2020
Best Restaurants for Valentine’s Day & Other Romantic Jaunts

Whether you’re a guy or a gal, it never hurts to have a handy list of romantic restaurants at your fingertips. Valentine’s Day is one of the biggies, but there are also anniversaries, birthdays, Mother’s Day, and other holidays.

In general, it’s obviously the overall ambiance. One of the important things … Continue Reading

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10 Best Places for Oysters in St. Petersburg FL

The Moscow and Sushi Oysters from The Island Grille and Raw Bar

Oysters, my favorite of the bivalve family, are not exactly few and far between in St. Petersburg, especially those from the Gulf. Quality oysters, however, take some research to uncover. Lucky for you, we’ve done the leg work, and consumed dozens upon dozens of oysters in order to assemble a list with the best places for oysters in St. Pete.… Continue Reading

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8 Delicious St. Petersburg Restaurants Open for Holiday Dining

St Petersburg Foodies Holiday Dining Guide

There’s much to love above the most wonderful time of the year – spending cherished moments with loved ones, celebrating traditions, unwrapping gifts and indulging in some of the year’s most anticipated dishes and recipes. With this overabundance of merriment, planning and preparation can become exhausting and redundant, to say the least. After multiple … Continue Reading

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Loco for Local: Lost Coast Oysters Bringing Lost Coast Locos to St Pete

I have been Facebook friends of Brian and Lindsay Rosegger for sometime now. They have also been active members of our Facebook group, St Petersburg Foodies Restaurant Reviews. I initially saw Lindsay’s post about finally receiving approval for their two acre lease from the state in the Terra Ceia Aquatic Preserve on February 26th, 2019. After five applications and two … Continue Reading

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15 Best Happy Hours in St. Petersburg FL 2019 by Locals

Half PriceHouse Margaritas from Red Mesa

Ah, happy hour, the time of day that most look forward to Monday through Friday. When the clock strikes 5:00PM, folks all over scramble to the nearest watering hole to belly-up to the bar with a libation, or two, after a long work day. If you weren’t already aware, St. Pete’s dining scene is chock full of incredible happy hours, … Continue Reading

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Casual Clam – Not So Casual on the Taste Buds

Lobster Roll and Crab Legs at Casual Clam

On a quiet Tuesday evening, I strolled in to Casual Clam for a solo meal. Casual Clam has been on my list since the first time I heard the restaurant’s name. I have to admit my expectations were not high, but it’s hard to not want to see what a restaurant is all about with a name like that.

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Modern Brine: A Flavor Journey

“Life is a journey of discovery and food should be no different.” – David Morris, owner and executive chef, Modern Brine

Upon arriving to Baum Avenue Market, one’s eyes are immediately led to the lush plants and twinkling lights outlining Modern Brine. Hanging wooden light fixtures dangle above a small bar area with six high top bar stools and an … Continue Reading

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Red Mesa Restaurant – Still Rockin’ After All These Years

Brisket - Street Tacos

It seems like there are new restaurants opening in St. Pete every five minutes, and the new places get all of the hoopla, and attention. We certainly participate in it here at St. Petersburg Foodies, but we also love to remind you of the places that were here when there were not a lot of really good choices in St. … Continue Reading

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Five Must-Try Healthy Food Spots in St. Petersburg

Citrus Water and vegan snacks at the Pineapple Espresso Drive-thru

With all of the decadent eateries that St. Petersburg foodies have to enjoy, it’s important to maintain balance and do your body some good when not indulging in Cuban sandwiches, cheese fries and chicken wings.

St. Petersburg has become home to a plethora of health-conscious hotspots that continue to pop up around town, boasting sustainability, use of local and organic … Continue Reading

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Five Plus Five of the Best Dives in St. Petersburg FL 2019

The Texas Hash with a homemade biscut & Eggs with Bacon and Potatoes from Munch's Sundries

There’s a time and place for fine dining with white table cloths, ambient lighting, a beautiful bottle of red and some Foie Gras. But sometimes, only a big ol’ beer, juicy burger and a laid-back environment will do. In fact, more often than not, that paramount lineup is a recipe for the best kind of meal situation (especially after a … Continue Reading

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5 Best French Fries in St. Petersburg FL 2019

The Bier Boutique French Fries

French fries,  fries, or “french-fried potatoes” as Jimmy Buffet likes to call them, are definitely one of the most popular foods in America, and likely the world.

They can also be called frites, steak fries, potato wedges, curly fries, shoestring fries, and the list goes on and on.

Well, this list is not going to go on and on, as … Continue Reading

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