Burgers in St Petersburg


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 an extremely long, double-sided bar and thick-lacquered picnic tables…
French in St Petersburg


Lovely Alésia with its big windows, laid-back soundtrack and umbrellaed courtyard is the brainchild of Sandra Ly-Flores, Erika Ly and Paul Hsu, who wanted to recreate the French Vietnamese cafes of their Parisian yo…
Indian in St Petersburg

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 adjust the heat to your palate. The British side of the menu…
Vegetarian in St Petersburg

Meze 119

Using Middle Eastern spices to create rich, complex flavors, this vegetarian restaurant satisfies even demanding omnivores with its wild mushroom, onion and cheese Flat Iron 'Stak' and couscous and raisin-stuffed ac…
Bakery in St Petersburg

DeLucia Italian Bakery Café

With a master baker on hand to see that the pizza dough, bread and baked goods meet authentic Italian standards and baristas who have been trained by Illy, this new downtown bakery promises great things. Order a sup…
Mexican in St Petersburg

Taco Bus

When this taco and burrito-slinging food truck needed a brick-and-mortar location, they just rolled right up next to a good-time patio and didn't skip a beat. Cochinita pibil, carnitas and pollo chipotle are highlig…
Italian in St Petersburg

Bella Brava

Anchoring the prime waterfront intersection, newly expanded Bella Brava continues to draw a noisy young, professional crowd with its contemporary Italian cooking, pizza menu and cocktail bar. There's also sidewalk s…
Mexican in St Petersburg

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 tacos. Its Lucha Bar specializes in high-end tequilas and str…
Fast Food in St Petersburg

Coney Island Hot Dog

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, unvarnished old St Pete institution. Cash only. Near 3rd Ave N.
Tapas in St Petersburg


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