Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in St Petersburg

Salvador Dalí Museum

The theatrical exterior of the Salvador Dalí Museum augurs great things: out of a wound in the towering white shoe box oozes a 75ft geodesic glass atrium. Even better, what unfolds inside is like a blueprint of what…
Top Choice Nature Reserve in St Petersburg

Weedon Island Preserve

Like a patchwork quilt of variegated greens tossed out over Tampa Bay, this 3700-acre preserve protects a diverse aquatic and wetland ecosystem. At the heart of the preserve is the excellent Cultural and Natural His…
Top Choice Sports Bar in St Petersburg

St Petersburg Shuffleboard Club

Previously a sport reserved for retirees, shuffleboard first transitioned into an all-ages affair on these very courts, which also happen to be the world's oldest and most numerous. Friday nights come alive when fam…
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…
Top Choice Brewery in St Petersburg

Cycle Brewing

Hipster brewhouse with sidewalk seating and up to 24 rotating taps of world-class beer. The Crank IPA is a great choice.
Top Choice Concert Venue in St Petersburg

Jannus Live

Well-loved outdoor concert venue inside an intimate courtyard; national and local bands reverberate downtown.
Modern American in St Petersburg


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…