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Shiver Me Timbers! Walk the Plank to Jolly Roger’s Grub & Pub

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Arrrgghhh ye thirsty or hungry?! Grab your hearties and head to Jolly Roger’s Grub & Pub, located in Tierra Verde, for a bounty of grub and grog’-tails.

Jolly Roger’s is an unexpected and welcome addition to St. Pete’s food scene. This cheeky bar and restaurant brings all the pirate flare you could imagine. From the moment you pull up to … Continue Reading

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Good Intentions is St. Pete’s Newest Essential Vegan Restaurant

Proving once and for all that vegan food is just as delicious as meat-based dishes, Good Intentions is serving a slew of endless possibilities of yummy plant-based starters and entrees in a down-to-earth space. This is a hip new vegan restaurant in St. Petersburg that is essential for vegans and non-vegans, so don’t let the word “vegan” scare you off…trust … Continue Reading

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Cap’s Steamer Bar & Grill – The Best New Al Fresco Dining in Downtown St. Pete

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It was a sad day for many when the St. Pete MacDinton’s announced it was closing. But that quickly turned around, at least for me, when it was revealed that Cap’s Steamer Bar & Grill would be taking over the outdoor bar and sidewalk space of the former MacDinton’s. A new cocktail bar with fresh seafood and shellfish will never … Continue Reading

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Beach Drive’s Newest Eatery, Allelo Knocks it Out of the Park

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Beach Drive has a new restaurant to delight locals and tourists alike. Allelo is serving up dishes inspired by the regions near the Mediterranean and Aegean Sea, which leaves open a multitude of cuisines. Their name “comes from the word allelomimesis which is the phenomenon of a group, such as birds, coming together to form a flock. The idea of … Continue Reading

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Superstitious or Not, Everybody Needs Good Fortune in Their Life

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Superstitious or not, everybody needs good fortune in their life and now you can get it with a side of dumplings, boozy cocktails, and a major vibe in downtown St. Pete. Good Fortune is situated where Ichicoro Ane used to be, right under Station House. The menu is Asian fusion with small plates, bowls, sushi rolls, nigiri and sashimi, desserts, … Continue Reading

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Embark on an Enthralling Edible Journey at Roam Restaurant & Bar

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Situated on 34th St. N, in the Lealman vicinity of St. Pete, sits a new steakhouse concept which was opened by brothers Joshua and Christian Jackson. If those names sound familiar, that’s because the two gained popularity in the area with their food truck, Red’s BBQ. Presently, the restaurant is the main focus as this is the first brick and … Continue Reading

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Original Flavor 1889 Packs a Flavorful Punch

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There is certainly not a shortage of great new restaurants opening in St. Pete and Original Flavor 1889 is no exception. Situated on Central Ave, just west of 4th Street Original Flavor is in the perfect location to draw a crowd. While there is also no lack of Italian restaurants in St. Pete, what sets Original Flavor apart is their … Continue Reading

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Bonu Taverna: Fresh Italian Cuisine in the Heart of Central Avenue

I ate, I slurped and I napped all thanks to the new Italian restaurant on Central Avenue, Bonu Taverna. From pasta swirls, fresh housemade pizza, an exquisite wine and cocktail list, and a remarkable experience every time, they know how to check all the boxes. The menu is familiar and offers a lot of choices from Italian small plates to … Continue Reading

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Bite in to Fresh Seafood at I.C. Sharks Bar & Cafe

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I.C. Sharks Seafood Market has been a staple in St. Pete for many years. Previously located just west of its current location on Gandy, they closed up shop and moved in 2018. It took a few years before they reopened the restaurant portion, but that day has finally come. I.C. Sharks Bar & Café offers a small, but high quality, … Continue Reading

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The Twisted Indian is Spicing Up the Food Scene in the Grand Central District

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Back in May of 2018 (just over four years ago) I was reviewing food trucks and The Twisted Indian was my assignment at the time (my 2018 review here). I met Lokesh Vale, chef and owner of The Twisted Indian. Up until that point, we hadn’t had much luck with Indian food in St. Petersburg and the surrounding areas. His … Continue Reading

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Take a Break from the Sea and Relax at Sea Grapes Wine Lounge

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In the heart of St. Pete Beach, right next to the Post Card Inn, sits Sea Grapes Wine Lounge & Light Fare. Sea Grapes is a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of the beach. It has an inviting feel with a couple of comfortable lounge seating areas, a large community table and a bar to sit at with … Continue Reading

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Green Pagoda Rolls its way in to North St. Pete

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In the former EBI Sushi, which was in the former Hooks on 4th St N, the visionaries behind Mangosteen in downtown St. Pete bring you Green Pagoda.

If you’re not familiar with the location, Green Pagoda serves north St. Pete along 4th Street at 80th Avenue. If you know the area, you are likely aware of the void of quality … Continue Reading

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King of the Coop: Where Nashville Hot Chicken Reigns Supreme

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In February of 2022 King of the Coop, Tampa’s first Nashville Hot Chicken restaurant, ventured onto the St. Petersburg dining scene with a to-go only concept in Tyrone. The first King of the Coop location opened in Tampa’s Seminole Heights neighborhood back in April of 2019. Turns out, the Nashville hot chicken dedicated restaurant was a smashing success. King of … Continue Reading

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Infatuated with Tacos My Love

Taco Sampler - 4 Tacos - (R to L) Carnitas, Chicken Tinga, Pastor, and Hard Shell with Ground Beef Picadillo

There’s a new Mexican joint in town, and it’s definitely worth checking out. Pedro Rosales opened made-from-scratch eatery Tacos My Love with Chef Jonathan Alberto in early May in the spot that formerly housed Mid Peninsula Seafood at 400 49th St. South in St. Petersburg.

The ambience is festive, the menu features traditional dishes and they have live music four … Continue Reading

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Sing and Eat Your Heart out at LALA St. Pete

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Over the last several years the Grand Central District in St. Pete has brought us so many gems. From craft cocktail lounges, breweries, arcade bars, top notch restaurants, coffee shops, and even a mini golf bar… and the list goes on and on. A few months ago, LALA St. Pete opened adding another unique concept to the area.

LALA has … Continue Reading

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