As businesses slowly reopen, there are limits to how many of us can be seated in a restaurant or bar. These restaurants in St. Pete are at the front lines of reopening as of May and are showcasing your favorite foods and drinks once again. Bars are still waiting to open but some of these restaurants have refreshing cocktails to lift those spirits.

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Check out these St. Pete restaurants open now with limited capacity perfect for anyone who finally wants to get out of the house and enjoy some of the best local treats. For more dining in St. Pete and Clearwater, 727Area is your go-to guide for all the best places to eat in St. Pete.

Buya Ramen

4.7  Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull Rating (3)
911 Central Ave. , Saint Petersburg FL, 33705
BUYA is a place to experience true socializing in a relaxed and high-spirited environment with friends and strangers alike. An atmosphere that encourages...

Birch and Vine

4.7  Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingHalf Rating (3)
340 Beach Dr NE , Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
Online menus, items, descriptions and prices for Birch & Vine at The Birchwood - Restaurant - St. Petersburg, FL 33701...

Sea Salt St. Pete

5.0  Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull Rating (1)
153 2nd Ave N , Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
Opening January 2015. Award-winning Chef Fabrizio Aielli will launch a second location of his acclaimed Naples restaurant, Sea Salt, at Sundial St. Petersburg,...

Dr. BBQ

4.4  Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingHalf Rating (1)
1101 1st Ave S , Saint Petersburg FL, 33705
Ray Lampe, known to the world as “Dr. BBQ,” is stoking the fire on a new endeavor. With partners Suzanne and Roger Perry, owners of the Datz, Dough,...

The Library - The Peabody

600 5th Street South , Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
George Peabody believed in the power and importance of education in the lives of others. One of his many legacies is The George Peabody Library, an institute...

Metro Diner

4.5  Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingHalf Rating (2)
5250 4th St , St. Petersburg FL, 33703
Metro Diner may not be the type of place where you'd expect contemporary culinary techniques, a commitment to creating dishes from scratch, an award-winning...

The Cider Press Café

601 Central Ave , Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
"It's like jet fuel for your body!" Plant based, feel good food! Enjoy fun vegan/vegetarian dishes so delicious you won't miss the meat. Our menu includes...

TiKanis

9385 Bay Pines Blvd , Saint Petersburg FL, 33708
Tikanis is an Artisanal American “Mediterranean inspired” Restaurant & Craft Beer Bar focused on chef-made, hand made food using nothing but the highest...

Flippers Pizzeria | St. Petersburg

1054 4th Street N , St. Petersburg FL, 33701
Flippers Pizzeria has been in business for 30 years and has 14 locations throughout Florida. We’re known for our fresh, honest ingredients and brick-oven...

400 Beach Seafood & Tap House

4.7  Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull Rating (2)
400 Beach Drive NE , St. Petersburg FL, 33701
Arguably, the best destination for seafood in Downtown St. Pete, 400 Beach is a haven for fans of modern ambiance and great seafood. Enjoy a full...

Acropolis St. Petersburg

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515 Central Ave. , St. Petersburg FL, 33701
Come experience what the locals have been talking about for years. Acropolis Greek Taverna is located right on Central Avenue in the heart of Downtown...

The Avenue Eat + Drink

3.9  Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull Rating1 (1)
330 1st Ave S , Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
The Avenue Eat + Drink is the place to go for burgers, craft beers, cocktails, live music & any event.

Bacchus St. Pete

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124 2nd Avenue NE , Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
What began as a simple concept has become a unique wine, cheese, and charcuterie restaurant in historic downtown Saint Petersburg. At Bacchus we believe...

BellaBrava

5.0  Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull Rating (1)
204 Beach Drive Northeast , St Petersburg FL, 33701
Serving authentic Northern Italy cuisine & signature cocktails.

Ceviche | St. Pete

10 Beach Dr NE , Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
Enjoy passionately crafted piquant dishes, signature drinks and rhythmic live performances. Located in the same building as Ceviche in downtown St. Petersburg,...

Fabrica Woodfired Pizza

101 7th Street South , Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
Born in Tampa in 2015, Fabrica Woodfired Pizza is grounded in tradition yet inspired by innovation. It’s where authenticity, quality, modernity, and...

Flûte & Dram

4.7  Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingHalf Rating (2)
234 Beach Drive NE , Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
Flute & Dram is an upscale bar that embodies an authentic experience for the connoisseurs of Champagne, Caviar, and Whiskey.

Lonni's Sandwiches

2657 Ulmerton Road , Clearwater FL, 33762
At Lonni's we specialize in gourmet sandwiches, salads and soups that are Naturally Good. We are proud of our signature Wild Rice Bread that is made from...

The Lure

5.0  Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull Rating (2)
661 Central Ave , Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
TIKIS - TAPAS - BILLIARDS COLD DEAD FISH The Lure is on. We've crafted an experience as irresistible as our 600-block location in vibrant downtown St....

Beau n Mo's Italian Eating House St. Petersburg, FL

2924 5th Ave N , Saint Petersburg FL, 33713
Authentic Chicago Style Steakhouse. Serving Cocktails, Italian Wines, Pasta & Chops. Chef Beau shops local to bring you the finest ingredients to prepare...

Poppo's Taqueria

1033 Central Avenue , St. Pete FL, 33705
Mexican street food inspired by San Francisco's Mission District.

Ferg's Sports Bar

4.4  Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingHalf Rating (7)
1320 Central Ave. , St Petersburg FL, 33705
Sports Bar and Restarunt featuring American favorites. Ferg's Sports Bar is the center of the party for all Rays games and events at Tropicana Field. Enjoy...

Bavaro's Pizza Napoletana & Pastaria | St. Pete

945 Central Ave , Saint Petersburg FL, 33705
Bavaro's St. Pete is one of four Bavaro's locations. You can find our other locations in Downtown Tampa, Winter Springs, and in the Southwest terminal...

Tryst Gastro Lounge

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240 Beach Dr NE , St. Petersburg FL, 33701
A premier bar and restaurant in Downtown St. Petersburg offering a Mediterranean-based menu with an extensive assortment of options including Tandoori...

Rococo Steak

4.8  Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull Rating (3)
655 2nd Ave. S. , St. Petersburg FL, 33701
Opening in August 2013, Rococo Steak is a chic, contemporary and casual steakhouse located in Downtown St. Pete. Head out to enjoy a wide variety of steaks,...

Rawk Star Cafe St. Pete

740 Central Ave , Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
An organic GMO free and diet conscious place to eat in Downtown St. Pete.

Parkshore Grill

4.9  Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull Rating (3)
300 Beach Dr. NE , St Petersburg FL, 33701
Enjoy an outdoor dining experience overlooking Straub Park and Vinoy Yacht Basin or the more intimate indoor setting. Serving fine food & spirits with...

Oak & Stone

4.2  Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingHalf Rating (1)
199 Central Ave , Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
Every restaurant has a story. Oak & Stone's begins with a guy who just wanted to watch the game with a cold beer and delicious food.

The Oyster Bar

249 Central Ave , Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
Private Dining, Live Music, Specialty Cocktails and Fresh Seafood, Meat & Poultry Conveniently located in the heart of St. Pete's downtown entertainment...

The Mill Restaurant

4.8  Full RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull RatingFull Rating (4)
200 Central Ave Suite 100 , Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
Brought to you by Chef Ted Dorsey and Restaurateur Jason Griffin, The Mill is designed to be an all-around sensory delight. From the unique decor and top-notch...