Looking for a fantastic venue for a holiday party, birthday, business party, fundraiser, Best Wedding Venues in St. Pete & Clearwater or special occasion? While Jump Station, Ice Rinks and Chuckie Cheese might be just perfect for the adult/kid mix, these restaurants, hotels and unique rooms provide panache for adult parties. Whether it’s for 10 or 100, book now.

Steve and Nancy Westphal’s gang really know how to plan a party, whether it’s a gathering in the private room or 20 people for brunch or lunch. Good wine and craft beer list, excellent coastal cuisine.
Elegantly appointed with six private dining rooms that can accommodate parties of 10-200 and a beautiful lounge with a mahogany bar that can seat 15 and serve up to 100 for cocktails and hors’ d’oeuvres. Ample parking, valet and A/V equipment available.
Quirky decorations, multiple patios and rooms perfect for parties, with some of the most creative cocktails and menu in town. Dr. BBQ. Ray Lampe, known to the world as “Dr. BBQ,” stokes the fire, showcasing smoke-basted meats and dynamic dishes with partners Suzanne and Roger Perry, owners of the Datz, Dough, and Roux. On-site parties and catering, ask for the Frito Pie or Taco Bars.
Pinellas Park favorite for craft beer, a seasonal fresh-forward menu and sports, it’s a dynamic spot for the office holiday party at the restaurant or catered at the office, topped off by a holiday Pizookie. Entrée salads, pastas, pizzas, tacos and mouthwatering appetizers  (tri-tip sliders, zucchini strings and avocado eggrolls add pizzazz to the occasion.
This downtown Clearwater Beach legendary restaurant hosts the red hats and the society folks, but it’s reputation is well-deserved. Well-appointed, excellent service and elegant dining, they work with you to book entertainment, plan centerpieces and ensure that this party will be the talk of the town. Steaks, prime rib, crabcakes, oysters Florentine, pastas and vegetarian dishes are superb as is the wine list.  Also check out  Bobby's Bistro and Wine Bar for your next party, their sister restaurant.

Cafe Ponte

Sleek & swanky spot for New American fare with à la carte & tasting-menu options plus a large bar. Chef Chris Ponte is a culinary genius. The private room is perfect for a wine-tasting and light menu or sit-down dinner. The wine list is exceptional and the service impeccable. Need we say more?

The French-style American brasserie and bakery next door serve up sassy, stylish fare and you can plan your party in the private patio or inside. You can reserve the bar, private room or terrace. Throw a brunch, lunch or afternoon tea. They have multiple menu packages for every taste.
Private rooms or alfresco terraces, Wedding Wire has awarded Ceviche multiple awards and it’s the closest you’ll get to Spain, from the Rioja to the tapas. A cigar bar, flamenco dancer or guitar, no problem; these event planners shine at throwing a bash.
St. Pete Beach’s Corey Avenue is spruced up and better than ever, and Chill’s offers a piano bar, outdoor patio and back room perfect for a party. Oodles of veggie options, fun cocktails and ample street parking. Brunch buffet Sunday is an excellent party option.
Downtown Clearwater is my favorite location, with multiple rooms for hosting a wild party with crafted cocktails and spectacular seasonal dishes, from Mexican to Asian-inspired fare.
Who doesn’t love the 1905 salad, Spanish bean soup, tapas and Sangria de Cava with a view of the bay in Sand Key from the outdoor terraces and romantic rooms. Named one of America’s Most Historic Restaurants (USA Today)  and Top 25 in Florida (Florida Trend), it's the perfect party destination.

Dewey Beach Bar and Grill at the Berkeley Beach Club 

“Miami Beach meets Tommy Bahama,” this wine bar and restaurant set in the exquisite Berkeley Beach Club and imagined by Mise En Place owner and Chefs Marty Blitz and Tony Bruno is the best spot for canoodling on the Gulf of Mexico in serene Pass-A-Grill. Carolina BBQ glazed wings, the Cobb, seared salmon BLT and black-eyed pea bacon hummus are my app choices for your next party, served with French 75 or a quaff from the sensational wine list.

Locale Market - Farm Table Cucina @The Mall at Sundial

Maybe you have attended one of the wine dinners or special events upstairs from Locale in The Mall at Sundial, but their private room might me one of the best places to host an intimate party. Alluring dishes, splendid service and radiant cocktails/wine/craft beers is why this is a bestseller come party season.
Up, up and away with a view of the planes taking off, the bay and one of the best mojitos and Moscow mules in town. The private room is divine, perfect for a buffet or sit-down and if you can book the al-fresco patio, do so.

Seabreeze Island Grill and Raw Bar

Just went to a party here and when the adjacent hotel is finished, this is going to be one of the best places to party and stay overnight. Private party room indoors or roped off area on the patio overlooking the bay and book a buffet and signature cocktail for a memorable event. Live music attracts locals and visitors alike, and is a bonus for anyone booking a party.

From 813 area’s Oxford Exchange elves comes this invigorating downtown restaurant where the food and drink are exhilarating, especially the brunch. The coffee bar hosts dozens of medical workers catching up, but this is where locals come for the promise of a fine meal.
Frank Chivas and Baystar restaurants have a knack for hosting parties that promise fine food and drink, each restaurant with a different ethnic influence but all sharing sparkling menu ideas and excellent barkeeps. Choose the Mexican fare of Marina Cantina, Asian inspiration of Seaweed, Island Way Grill's seafood/sushi or effervescent seafood/steak at Salt Rock Grill. There are dozens of event spaces to choose from, with seasoned catering teams to help you throw the best bash.
The Mill’s artsy steampunk industrial design private event space comfortably seats 60 guests, designed by local artist Istvan Torok and his team at Torok Studios. The artistic fare and libations follow suit, and we like the family platters or prix-fixe chef creations.
Louie Spetrini’s Mexican restaurant’s back room or patio illuminated by the Vitale Bros. murals are nothing short of brilliant. Traditional dishes inspired by his travels keep locals and visitors coming back for more. How about a party with a bloody Mary bar and lobster enchiladas? Ole!
Book your next party at this Gulfport bungalow with a party-pleasant back patio and small rooms that can be booked privately, and lots of homemade pasta dishes and Italian region wines. Add an aria or two, maybe live, and you’re set for success.

Red Mesa Cantina

In addition to the Mercado near Green Bench and the original restaurant on 4th, this is the only spot to imagine your flashy party in one of their private spaces, bars or outdoor terrace coupled with the ultimate tequila selection.

Elegant and understated, this exclusive restaurant boasts an award-winning wine list and is one of the most talked about restaurants downtown, perfect for party or wine-tasting.
A steak sandwich and dirty martini is our go to meal here. But when you want elegance, a private room and awesome service, count on this luscious chain serving breathtaking food and an imaginative wine list and cocktails. 
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