Restaurants

Top Choice Modern American in St Petersburg

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 great restaurants, this New American experiment dominated. Best t…
Top Choice Italian in St Petersburg

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 Italian wine pairings that will astonish and delight. Servic…
Modern American in St Petersburg

Mill

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 adorned in farm equipment repurposed as abstract art, with rusty ge…
Market in St Petersburg

Locale Market

Within the Sundial shopping center, this culinary marketplace features fresh, local products handpicked by prominent chefs Michael Mina and Don Pintabona. There are cheese and charcuterie counters, a sushi bar, heap…
Fusion in St Petersburg

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 peanut chicken tortillas and Penang mole burritos were always go…
Modern American in St Petersburg

Farmtable Kitchen

The affiliated, upstairs neighbor of Locale Market makes use of the gourmet products below on it's farm-and-Gulf-to-table menu, a collaboration of chefs Michael Mina and Don Pintabona (who contribute their respectiv…
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. The Oaxacan chef does triple duty at an older, sister …
Portuguese in St Petersburg

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 Goa, and serves them up on tapas plates. For example, the chim…
Vegetarian in St Petersburg

Meze 119

Using Middle Eastern spices to create rich, complex flavors, this vegetarian restaurant satisfies even demanding omnivores with its Scotch egg and falafel, panko fried with tahini sauce, and couscous and raisin-stuf…
French in St Petersburg

Alésia

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 wanted to re-create the French Vietnamese cafes of their Paris…