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Be Transported to Portugal Without the Flight at Fado Portuguese Cuisine

Fado Portuguese Cuisine Polvo A Lagareiro

It’s time to enjoy the traditional dishes and famed seafood of Portugal right here in St. Pete at Fado Portuguese Cuisine. Situated on the cusp of downtown, on 4th Street N, Fado is a wonderful restaurant for a date night, celebrations or just about anytime. The ambiance is simple and classy and you get the feeling that everyone seated is … Continue Reading

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Al Fresco Dining in the Heart of Downtown St. Pete at Novu Bistro Bar

The Pork Chop

On the corner of Central Avenue and 1st Street next door to the Historic Ponce de Leon Hotel stands a small, yet charming bistro with al fresco dining. Novu Bistro Bar offers a relaxed dining experience in booming downtown St. Petersburg for most any occasion – from a casual date night or birthday celebration, to pre dinner drinks and happy … Continue Reading

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

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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 beach. The pool though, is … Continue Reading

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The Dream is Real at Chef Jeffrey Jew’s Lingr Restaurant

Spicy Chili Garlic Shrimp Dumpling

Put a chef in his own restaurant and watch him shine. Chef Jeffrey Jew was in charge of the kitchens at 2B Hospitality’s Bella Brava, and Stillwaters Tavern, and we always liked his food.

Now, we love his food at his new eatery, Lingr, in the Downtown South University Park area of St. Petersburg. Not only do we love the … Continue Reading

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“Where’s Jubes” Australian Brewpub Opening in DTSP

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Former Lucky Dill Deli Spot Transformed by Restaurateur Josh Cameron

One of the things you don’t often notice or think about when strolling on the 200 block of Central Avenue in downtown St. Pete is that some of the buildings have a second floor. This includes the building on the corner of Central Ave & 3rd St. N., which used … Continue Reading

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Sammy + Paco’s Brings a Vibrant Cafe with a Zingy Menu to Historic Kenwood

Sammy + Paco's Bagel + Lox

This bright and quaint cafe, Sammy + Paco’s Community Cafe, has proven to be quite popular since its opening in May. The owners of Lolita’s are the masterminds behind this gem and if you know and love Lolita’s as much as I do, then you’ll quickly adore Sammy + Paco’s. Just as you’d expect, the food and drinks are beyond … Continue Reading

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Matteo – The New “Must Go To” in the Grand Central District

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If You Don’t Go To Matteo Trattoria & Pizzeria, It Will Be the Biggest Mistake of Your Life

 

Matteo Trattoria & Pizzeria just brought the level of Italian cuisine in St. Pete to a whole new level. So did Sauvignon Wine Locker & American Trattoria. If you love Italian food, and especially if you want to be transported to … Continue Reading

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Poppin’ Corks and Slingin’ Bubbles – Sauvignon Wine Locker is Now Open!

Pappardelle - oyster mushrooms, caramelized Tropia onion, lamb sugo, mint.
Great Wine Program & Outstanding Cuisine from Chris Ciarcia

UPDATED: July 21, 2021. (Originally published May 3, 2021.)

Sauvignon Wine Locker & American Trattoria has taken over the upstairs space above Five Bucks Drinkery on the 200 block of Central Avenue in downtown St. Pete. Sauvignon’s new home for many years housed A Taste for Wine at 241 Central Ave.… Continue Reading

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New Beans & Barlour Location Opens in Snell Arcade

Beans & Barlour’s New Location Opens Tuesday, June 29, 2021 – Early Sneak Peek

Beans & Barlour is now located at 407 Central Avenue in Snell Arcade.

(The space housed Salad Chop for a short while, and before that, it was The Cupcake Spot and 28 Grams Pizza.)

Here at St. Petersburg Foodies, we feel that Beans & Barlour couldn’t … Continue Reading

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St. Pete Beach Gets a New Cuban Spot: Kuba Cocina En La Playa

Kuba Cocina Lobster & Shrimp Salchipapa bite

Your visit to St. Pete Beach just got a whole lot better. Stop by the new and iconic Kuba Cocina En La Playa for tasty, made to order, Cuban food. We heard the buzz on their Cuban sandwich and had to try it for ourselves. The result? Astounding flavors that’ll have us dreaming of the crunchy, toasty bread and juicy … Continue Reading

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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 all around. The vibrant atmosphere … Continue Reading

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