While St. Petersburg, FL offers beautiful homes, within the alluring downtown area, it also allows people to experience their dining with authentic American, Ethnic and Gourmet cuisines. All for which these highly recommended Restaurants and Venues, through Trip Advisor, can stand by their Certificate of Excellence. You can enjoy your dining experience, from brunch to dessert and coffee to cocktails; plus entertainment, for an evening out on the town. So, here for your pleasure, are a few of the top four (4) Venues or Restaurants, within St. Petersburg, FL. This is the first out of a Five (5) segment series, of Top rated Restaurants and Venues, within the Pinellas County area. They are rated from 4 to 5 on the scale of 1 out of 5, with 5 being the most pleasurable dining experience that is listed on Trip Advisor. These establishments are rated from Budget dining to $$, $$$, $$$$.
$ First, the #1 – recommended restaurant is Mazzaro’s Italian Market. They are noted for their fine Italian/Mediterranean cuisine and dining experience. They also offer a Deli, with fine meats and products. This facility is rated 4 out of 5 with 1,800 reviews, and a value saver. Their atmosphere is family and children oriented, as well as, handicap accessible. They also offer parking, and Outdoor seating, plus they accept most major credit cards, such as: American Express and Discover. Their menu consists of assorted cheeses and wines, sandwiches, dinners and pastries, along with an separate coffee and alcohol area, for your fullest dining pleasure. Price ranges from $2.50 for appetizers to $7.00 and above, for dinners. Mazzaro’s can be found on the 2900 block of 22nd Ave. North, St. Petersburg, FL.
$ (Budget Menu) – Now we come to the Bodega Comida Cantina Café, which listed as the #2 Restaurant with 244 reviews, and its cuisine rated as #5, on Trip Advisor. This café is located on the 1100 block of Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL. Its expense range is listed as budget menu items. Their cuisine ranges from Latin, to Cuban, and to Caribbean, with a mixed menu that includes: veggie and Cuban sandwiches, pork, and plantains, as well as alcoholic beverages. This venue offers a family and children atmosphere, with Outdoor seating, handicap accessibility, and carry-out. For those interested in a real authentic Cuban sandwich, this is the place to add to your venture.
$$$ Third on our list, is the Parkside Grill, which is listed as #4 on Trip Advisor with 860 reviews and is rated 4.5 in dining experience. This restaurant, offers a panoramic view, of the Vinoy Yacht Basin, as well as a romantic atmosphere. They serve free range meals and non-gluten products. Their cuisine consists of an American, Seafood and Contemporary menu, plus a children’s menu where their prices range from $5 to $7. Now, with this establishment being a fine dining venue, their prices range anywhere from $5 to $42 for items such as ala carte, salads and dinners, which may also include Market Value item’s, as well. This Restaurant offers fine dining service that is carried through from brunch to late night. One can find this venue within the 300 Block of Beach Drive, in the atmospheric section of St. Petersburg, FL.
$ Finally, we have Paciugo, which is the #1 listed, and recommended Dessert Restaurant, on Trip Advisor. This establishment is rated as #5, with 576 reviews. They offer a romantic atmosphere, for families and children. Some menu items that can be found at this delicious, dessert Venue are: Sea Salt Caramel, Gelato, Sorbet, multiple flavors of ice cream, and gluten free products. They are wheelchair/handicap accessible, and are open from early morning to late night, and offer carry-out, and outdoor seating. You can satisfy your sweet tooth, by visiting Paciugo, on the 300 block of Beach Drive, N.E., St. Petersburg FL 33701.