Since 1997, Cevíche has brought Spanish flavor and passion to its patrons on Beach Drive. Famous for its sangria and vast variety of tapas, Cevíche St. Pete has made its mark on the restaurant scene – it even ranks among USA Today’s Top Ten Restaurants in Tampa Bay. Visitors enjoy delicious food and drinks right […]

Hidden treasure: your one stop shop for all things local.

A hidden gem in the middle of downtown, The St. Pete Store is a sleeper hit. In place of the usual t-shirt and commemorative pen display, the St. Pete Store boasts an extensive collection of art and goods by local artists and makers. Not just any artist can sell their goods in the store, either. […]


A staple of Beach Drive, Cassis has a little something for everyone. It consists of three components: the main restaurant, the bakery, and the bar and lounge. Under the leadership of Chef Jeremy Duclut, the Cassis restaurant serves American dishes with French influences. Visitors can come enjoy the beautiful Beach Drive view for a delicious […]

Stillwaters Tavern

Beach Drive is littered with delicious restaurants, luring visitors in with taunting smells and beautiful views. Among these is Stillwaters Tavern, found right in the center of this highly trafficked heart of Downtown St. Petersburg. (Image from Stillwaters Tavern Facebook page) Stillwaters lives up to its logo and more. Their expansive, “Modern American Eatery” menus […]

Museum of Fine Arts

The vibrant red flowers and proud limbs of the MFA’s Kapok—aka Bombax Tree—draw in passers-by as if on cue. A favorite backdrop for photos, the museum and its famous tree serve as an anchor point on Beach Drive. Though few know it, the Museum was one of the first actual points on the strip, built […]

Bella Brava

“Italian cuisine with the modern bustle of a New World urban lifestyle.” Known as St. Pete’s own “New World Trattoria,” BellaBrava is a favorite for locals and tourists alike. The Italian eatery first opened its doors in 2005 on Central Avenue. As its stature evolved, so too did its location. Outgrowing its home, BellaBrava moved […]