Delicious drinks can be found around the Bay Area, but which watering holes and bars in St. Pete do you need to try before you can call yourself a local? These local watering holes in St. Pete have a beer, cocktails, wine, and anything else you're looking to refresh your tastebuds with. 

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Mandarin Hide
4.7  5 Rating (6)
231 Central Ave., St. Petersburg FL, 33701
Mandarin Hide is an upscale music lounge and bar in the heart of Downtown St. Petersburg. Treat yourself and enjoy one of their signature cocktails in front...
Copper Shaker
4.8  5 Rating (1)
169 1st Ave North, Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
Drink-Dine-Dance Handmade Craft Cocktails & Creative, Delicious Cuisine The CopperShaker offers handmade craft cocktails contemporary, innovative...
Ruby's Elixir
4.4  5 Rating (1)
15 3rd St. North, Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
Located in Downtown St Petersburg, Ruby's Elixir is one of the most popular live music venues around. A mix of style and music with specialty drink cocktails...
Courigan's Irish Pub
5.0  5 Rating (1)
1 Beach Dr SE Suite 41, Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
COURIGAN'S IRISH PUB. A locals Irish Pub founded in 2005 , with 29 beers on tap, a full-liquor bar featuring 26 Irish Whiskeys, and excellent cuisine for...
The Galley
5.0  5 Rating (1)
27 4th Street North, Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
A nautical-themed, locally owned & operated full liquor tavern, serving up the best in St. Pete food, drink and culture.
BAR@548
548 Central Ave, Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
Born out of our love of quality spirits, fine wines and local craft beer, art, AND music Bar@548 has become the exclusive night spot in Downtown St Petersburg. Featuring...
Five Bucks Drinkery
4.8  5 Rating (9)
247 Central Ave., St. Petersburg FL, 33701
The name's pretty self-explanatory. The majority of Five Bucks' menu is, indeed, only five bucks. Enjoy great bar food like "haute" Dogs, burgers, fried...
MacDinton's St Pete
4.8  5 Rating (8)
242 1st Ave N, St. Petersburg FL, 33701
A staple in both Tampa and St. Petersburg, MacDinton’s is the area’s most popular Irish bar for happy hours, drink specials, live entertainment, soccer/sporting...