Take Out

St. Pete Beach

Yes, you do sit at picnic tables inside, but how much easier could it be to crack crabs and dig into Bill's good, simple seafood? This family-owned place appeals to folks who don't want impressive decor but just a fun time eating. The menu...  Read More

St. Petersburg
Bonefish Grill

Its interior a contrast of lights and darks, accented with metallic tones, Bonefish combats the backwoods stigma of seafood restaurants with fashionable environs. Its strong popularity also gives credence to a tasty menu. Fish (you choose from...  Read More


High-quality Japanese cuisine takes the forefront at this comfortable restaurant. Owner Charlie Lam prepares impeccable sushi rolls and sashimi, crafting fresh fish and vegetables into tidbits that are as beautiful as they are tasty. If you love...  Read More

Up in Dunedin, folks favor this comfortable restaurant, which cultivates a lazy, old-fashioned island ambience that's perfect for leisurely dining. Expectedly, seafood paves the way to pleasure. Tuna, crispy-fried shrimp, and mahi mahi take on...  Read More

Ted Peters Famous Smoked Fish
Photo courtesy of Ted Peter's

Longevity gives added credence to the quality of food at Ted Peters, a local institution that's held court over this part of Pasadena Avenue for more than a half-century now. The unassuming place attracts scores of diners daily, who crave the...  Read More

St. Petersburg
Bella Brava

Traditional touches that blend with the new world cuisine at this Tuscan trattoria help garner rave reviews. The restaurant has gone “green” (as in energy conscious) and the atmosphere is sophisticated, yet warm and inviting. A patio and...  Read More

First Watch

Focusing on morning and midday meals, this pleasant eatery does well what it knows best. As local folks will attest, omelets are awesome, filled with mushrooms, avocado, cheese, ham, turkey, and bacon. Light, airy pancakes and French toast are...  Read More

Los Mayas Restaurant

You're certain to have fun at this festive restaurant, adorned with Mexican garments and memorabilia and host to weekend mariachi bands. The cuisine promises a flavor fiesta, made deliciously complex with fragrant chilis and herbs. Fajitas come...  Read More

St. Petersburg
El Cap

Adorned with sports photos, articles, pennants, and memorabilia, this casual eatery maintains a reputation for its terrific burgers. Folks generally know about the place from friends, who keep the chain of visitors going, and a steady stream of...  Read More

St. Petersburg
O Bistro
Photo courtesy of Michelle da Silva Richmond

An unfortunate presence in a strip mall does nothing to detract from O's accomplished cuisine, which makes alliances with no single tradition and feels free to craft unique food combinations at will. Exceptionally luscious entrees include...  Read More