ST. PETE FOODIES APPROVED SPONSOR:
Noble Crust Deep South Ad

Mangosteen Rolls Into Town with an Eclectic New Menu

Mangosteen Volcano Roll

Mangosteen rolled onto the St Pete restaurant scene in early November 2021 with it’s trendy, hip vibe and eclectic asian inspired menu which features yakitori, tapas, tacos, sushi, stir-fry and very creative tropical cocktail concoctions.

It is located in the space formerly occupied by The Brass Bowl. Unlike its predecessor, Mangosteen offers a full service restaurant and a full liquor … Continue Reading

Read more

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.

The Hilton Garden Inn was … Continue Reading

Read more

Bite Into Your New Favorite Sandwich at Gateway Subs

Gateway Subs Spice Mélange with Chips

Gateway Subs is a new sandwich shop that takes the sandwich game to levels far beyond a typical pub sub. Think incredibly fresh meat and savory sauces created and served by the nicest guys in town. You’ll find this casual spot tucked away on 3rd Ave N and 31st St N where Georgie’s Alibi used to be. The menu includes … Continue Reading

Read more

The Studio Public House Brings Gourmet Sandwiches and British Fare to Grand Central

Open wide! From a meaty, gourmet sandwich to London bangers, The Studio Public House in St. Pete is bringing major flavors to your next lunch or dinner date. The Studio Public House took over the old Pom Pom’s Sandwich Shop and is in new ownership by the brilliant Mike and Alison Crippen from The Moon Under Water, a formerly bustling … Continue Reading

Read more

Calling All Pizza Foodies! Have You Ever Had Ohio-Style Pizza?

Pep Cup Ohio Pizza

New York, being the largest city in the US, tends to dominate in parts of the culinary world, especially pizza. Many dyed-in-the-wool New York Pizza lovers consider it to be the only “real pizza”. However, there’s Neapolitan Pizza, Chicago Pizza, Sicilian Pizza, Greek Pizza, California Pizza, Detroit Pizza, St. Louis Pizza and Ohio-style Pizza. Even if NY style pizza is … Continue Reading

Read more

Prepare to Have Your Taste Buds Blown Away at Mullet’s Fish Camp & Market

Mullet's Peel N Eat Shrimp Mullet's Style Close Up

The extensive seafood-focused menu at Mullet’s Fish Camp & Market is just the start. Situated on an old fish camp from 150 years ago, the seafood theme is reflected as much on the plate as in the interior and exterior. A visit to Mullet’s will give you that nautical vibe with unique decor, vibrant picnic tables, a cozy coastal interior … Continue Reading

Read more

Central Ave’s 600 Block Just Got Better as The Lure Ono Pivots to Mexican Street Fare

Quesabirria Tacos (Photo by Haley Haman)

When The Lure Ono originally launched in December 2020 they paid homage to the location’s former tenant, Central Melt. They concentrated on creative versions of grilled cheese. The word ono means delicious in Hawaiian. The interior vibe and the original menu took inspiration from Hawaii as well with items like grab & go sushi, and Spam sliders.

They have now … Continue Reading

Read more

Nosh on New York Classics at this Jewish Inspired Deli, The Nosh Pit in St. Pete

The Nosh Pit Sandwiches

I noshed on a handful of scrumptious bites at The Nosh Pit and I seriously can’t wait to go back. Along with deli classics, you’ll also find fresh soups and salads, tasty sides, New York deli meat, and so much more. It’s the perfect lunch spot and although you have to travel outside of DTSP to visit, it’s well worth … Continue Reading

Read more

Cori’s Seafood Grill: More than just a Meal

The incredible Lobster Roll and fries on the side

There are definitely certain things that drive me to specifically make my way to Gulfport. Like the lasagna at Pia’s, for example. Now, with Cori’s Seafood Grill situated comfortably on 49th St. and 15th Ave S, I can add seafood to that list too. Cori’s Seafood Grill isn’t just any restaurant – oh no, Cori’s is far more special.

On … Continue Reading

Read more

Satisfy your Sweet Tooth at Sorrento Sweets

Sorrento Sweets Variety of Cookies

Satisfy your sweet tooth with sugary, Italian confections at Sorrento Sweets in downtown St. Pete. Whether you’re looking for a melt in your mouth butter cookie or a crunchy biscotti, the Salvatore family has recipes that are decades old and totally trustable. This humble storefront on Central avenue serves fresh cakes and pastries, cookies and cannolis, sandwiches, gelato and a … Continue Reading

Read more

Orange Belt Cafe Offers Great Local Options for Breakfast & Lunch

Tommy's Famous Cuban Sandwich

Jenny Gray and Chef Tommy Mussara are serving up tasty, juicy, delectable comfort food breakfast and lunch sandwiches in the cafe at Bob Lee’s Tire Co. We know Chef Tommy from the amazing food he made at Mano’s Italian Grill in Gulfport, which is now sadly closed.

They opened up in February, and we finally had time to go gobble … Continue Reading

Read more

Go on Vacation to the New Burnt Ends Tiki Bar

Tiki Drinks at Burnt Ends Tiki Bar

Burnt Ends Tiki Bar is a new concept that has taken over the upstairs outside bar at Dr. BBQ the Restaurant. We much enjoyed a recent visit, and were pleasantly surprised by the tiki drinks.

Tiki Drinks may have a maligned reputation with some people (like us) for being too sweet and cloying. The Burnt Ends Tiki drinks are anything … Continue Reading

Read more

Pin On Cafe Brings Spot On Asian Fusion to the Edge District

One of the always-popular Sushi Stacks

Even though we’re still in the midst of unusual and often bizarre times, the restaurant scene here in St. Petersburg, FL appears to be budding and flourishing. Spring vibrations are in the air and new restaurants are popping up around town like wildflowers.

Pin On Cafe is one of the most recent restaurant newbies to open their doors in the … Continue Reading

Read more

Special Pho: Un-pho-gettable…That’s What You are!

Special Pho Wonton Soup

The main attraction at this Vietnamese hole in the wall is, as the name would suggest, special bowls of steaming pho. Special Pho in St. Petersburg has incredible pho creations that you must try very soon if you haven’t already. Pho is a Vietnamese beef noodle soup that is the perfect elixir to warm the soul and let your tastebuds … Continue Reading

Read more

Driftwood Kava & Coffee Roastery – A Rustic, Delightful Experience

Driftwood Kava & Coffee Roastery - Acai Bowl

Driftwood Kava and Coffee Roastery opened quietly in downtown St. Pete in January of this year, in the space of the former Rawk Star Cafe. The owners of Rawk Star Cafe, Mike and Arielle Collins, are still behind Driftwood so you will still see the same smiling faces when you visit. Arielle is involved as manager and sister, Savanna, is … Continue Reading

Read more
St. Petersburg Foodies