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It’s almost that time of the year again! The beaches in Pinellas County fill with college kids and young adults living it up for spring break. If you’re a Tampa Bay local, then you know the motto “We live where you spring break” because it’s something we live by. We enjoy the beaches all year long, and now it’s their time!

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Spring breakers, listen up! If you’re looking to get lit this spring break in St. Petersburg and Clearwater, check out our carefully-curated list of the most lit bars on the beach in Pinellas County.

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...
Jimmy B's Beach Bar
4.5  5 Rating (5)
6200 Gulf Boulevard, St. Pete Beach FL, 33706
Located at the Beachcomber Resort, Jimmy B's Beach Bar is the place to go for a relaxed beach atmosphere rife with a variety of cool, tropical drinks,...
Jimmy's on the Edge
4.9  5 Rating (2)
505 South Gulfview Blvd, Clearwater Beach FL, 33761
The brand new Edge Hotel is located directly on the Gulf of Mexico and just steps away from the white sands of Clearwater Beach. Our coastal inspired hotel...
Park & Rec
4.9  5 Rating (4)
100 4th Street S., Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
Park & Rec is a local DTSP hangout offering a fun atmosphere that's part arcade, sports bar & live music. We have a concession stand with a "snacks...
Palm Pavilion Beachside Grill & Bar
5.0  5 Rating (1)
10 Bay Esplanade, Clearwater FL, 33767
Laid-back beachfront hangout dishes seafood & drinks amid picnic tables, a deck & gulf views.
No Vacancy
4.6  5 Rating (5)
937 Central Ave, Saint Petersburg FL, 33705
WHEN YOU’RE READY TO “CHECK IN” FOR AN INVITING ATMOSPHERE, COME TO NO VACANCY, HUNGER THIRST GROUP’S NEWEST CONCEPT. THIS FLORIDA VACATION INSPIRED...
Frenchy’s Original Café
5.0  5 Rating (3)
41 Baymont St, Clearwater FL, 33767
Grouper sandwiches are the specialty at this longtime seafood shack with colorful, festive decor.
Castile Restaurant & Rooftop Lounge
4.9  5 Rating (2)
3701 Gulf Blvd, St Pete Beach FL, 33706
Inviting and extraordinary, Castile Restaurant is where traditional meets contemporary cuisine, bringing you fresh and undeniably delicious seafood. Offering...
Postcard Inn St. Pete Beach
4.1  5 Rating (2)
6300 Gulf Blvd, Saint Petersburg FL, 33706
This retro surfer-chic hotel on St. Pete Beach is 11.8 miles from downtown St. Petersburg. Hip, casual rooms are each uniquely decorated, from colorful...
Sloppy Joe's - Treasure Island
Bar & Restaurant
10650 Gulf Blvd, Treasure Island FL, 33706
A florida "tradition" beach restaurant that's known for its fish sandwiches & Gulf views. With two other locations located in the historic Key West and...
Lana's Friendly Tavern
Bar & Restaurant $$
18121 Gulf Blvd., Reddington Shores FL, 33708
With great food, karaoke, and drinks, it's hard not to love Lana's after you go once. Pub grub like nachos, unlimited crab legs on certain nights, and...
Harry's Beach Bar
Bar & Restaurant $$
5300 Gulf Blvd, Saint Pete Beach FL, 33706
Soak up the sunset and enjoy live music while you sip a refreshing beverage and enjoy fresh bar bites at Harry's Beach Bar. Featuring a cozy fire pit and...
Paul's Landing at the Vinoy
4.9  5 Rating (8)
501 5th Avenue NE, Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
Back in 1854, U.S. Navy carpenter William Paul fell in love with the St. Petersburg Waterfront, where he bought land, enjoyed fishing, planting an orange...
Caddy's St. Pete Beach
4.5  5 Rating (25)
5501 Gulf Blvd, St Pete Beach FL, 33706
Casual Waterfront Dining at it is best in the heart of Sunny St. Pete Beach! Come to Caddy's for our mouth-watering menu, refreshing drinks all while enjoying...