Must see restaurants in St Petersburg

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    Brick & Mortar

    A husband-and-wife catering team launched this, well, brick-and-mortar establishment in 2015, and despite the fact that St Pete has been overrun with…

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    Top Choice
    Annata Wine Bar

    This swanky wine bar is an anchor of the Beach Dr restaurant scene and also of St Pete's charcuterie obsession, with a range of meats and cheeses and fine…

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    After opening in 2015, the Mill and its barnyard-chic interior design quickly became St Pete's it restaurant, particularly at brunch. The walls are…

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    Nitally's Thai-Mex Cuisine

    Owned by a Thai-Mexican couple, this delicious fusion concept worked its way up from a food truck to a brick-and-mortar establishment. Items like Thai…

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    Red Mesa Cantina & Lucha Bar

    Rounding out St Pete's plethora of contemporary ethnic cuisine, Red Mesa dishes up tasty, updated Mexican mains, plus a range of interesting ceviches and…

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    Iberian Rooster

    Billing itself as 'colonial Portuguese fusion,' this newer place on Central Ave blends complex flavors from the streets of Mozambique, Macau, Brazil and…

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    Lovely Alésia, with its big windows, laid-back soundtrack and umbrella-clad courtyard, is the brainchild of Sandra Ly-Flores, Erika Ly and Paul Hsu, who…

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    Moon Under Water

    Sporting an upbeat, 19th-century British-colonial atmosphere, Moon Under Water serves admirably flavorful Indian curries; ask for a capsicum 'enhancer' to…

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    Mazzaro's Italian Market

    The charcuterie craze in St Pete started here, at this specialty Italian grocery store in a nondescript suburb northwest of downtown. Mazzaro's fresh…

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    Central Coffee Shop

    Though not in a silver and chrome train car, this St Pete diner institution has been around since 1975. It's a family-run spot with simple breakfast and…

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    A true slice of Old St Pete, this quirky establishment a bit south of downtown draws regulars back time and again with high tea, tasty burgers and…

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    Once a national drive-in chain, the last standing Biff-Burger has morphed into a down-home, blue-collar institution. Under a tin roof you'll find a long,…

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    Coney Island Sandwich Shop

    Collectors of Americana and hot-dog fanatics: order two delicious chili dogs, slaw and a milkshake and savor the vinyl-booth charm of this authentic,…

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    Bella Brava

    Anchoring the prime waterfront intersection, Bella Brava draws a noisy crowd of young professionals with its contemporary Italian cooking, pizza menu and…

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    An upbeat Spanish atmosphere and flavorful, creative, generously portioned tapas. End the evening in the sexy, cavernlike Flamenco Room below.