For The Foodie: Best Spots in The Burg

For The Foodie: Best Spots in The Burg

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Having an average of 361 days of clear skies per year, Saint Petersburg lives up to its name as the Sunshine City. Located on the west coast of Florida in the greater Tampa Bay area, Saint Petersburg is an island boasting a population of nearly 250,000 and counting. With multiple outdoor recreation activities, sports amenities, food and drink options, and artistic opportunity, Saint Petersburg has something for everyone.

For the Foodie:

Assorted tapas, thai­-mex infusions, gourmet grilled cheeses, and cajun spiced burgers are just some of the options you have waiting for you in the ‘burg. With inviting farm to table atmosphere and local twists on modern classics, each restaurant offers a unique St. Pete foodie experience. Here are some of our favorites:

Station House ( stationhousestpete.com )

Station House

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Doubling as a co­working space and American cuisine restaraunt, Station House is tucked away in a historic whitebrick building among the busy streets of Saint Pete. Boasting a vintage chic atmosphere with a farm to table feel, Station House offers guests a variety of sharables, carefully crafted cocktails, and a Raw bar.

The Mill: ( themilldtsp.com )

The Mill

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Hosting stone age cocktails, frosted flakes liqueur and in-house curated charcuteries, The Mill transports you back in time to a rustic era while keeping it modern with custom modern­-made-vintage adornments throughout the restaurant complete with denim seats. Featured dishes include southern fried frog legs, fish and grits, and crispy pumpkin gnocchi.

Nitally’s ( nitallys.com )

Nitally's

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Nationally known for its nearly impossible Inferno Challenge, Nitally’s is a colorful (and spicy) fusion between thai and mexican food. Featuring dishes like Pad Thai Curry, Thai Chicken Tortillas, and an unforgettably massive portion of Thai Nachos, Nitally’s seldom disappoints. With an ambient, colorful atmrosphere adorned by lanterns strung about the ceiling, an abundance of latin decor and colorful walls, Nitally’s is perfectly casual and imaginative for any occasion.

The Burg Bar & Grill ( theburgbar.com )

The Burg Bar & Grill

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Boasting an established menu ranging from loaded waffle fries and cubans to double grilled cheese bacon burgers, The Burg has an astoundingly delicious menu, specifically for their burgers. The Burg is centrally located and also showcases a large variety of local and imported beers. With its cozy, inviting atmosphere and cheers-­like establishment, The Burg is a fantastic place to indulge in the best burgers and beers in town surrounded by St. Pete history and local artistry.

Kings Street Food Counter ( kingsdtsp.com )

Kings Street Food Counter

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Bringing a new approach to old school grilled cheese, Kings perfectly marries street food flavors with classic diner vibes. Featuring an outdoor beer garden with a customized shipping container and artificial grass, Kings’ atmosphere brings together modern day fun with vintage respect. Offering a variety of drinks from wine and local beers to hand spun shakes, Kings has something for everyone. Playing with the idea of putting a twist on classic foods, some of Kings unique items feature the Speedy Gonzales Hot Dog with coca cola pork carnitas and pickled red onion and a Blue Pig Grilled Cheese topped with aged vermont cheddar, black pepper bacon, and blueberry jam. Playing it casual while going gourmet, Kings Street Food Corner is sure to amaze with their new approach to traditional favorites.

These are just some of the few original restaurants St. Pete has to offer. With new restaurants and bars giving St. Pete more options, there’s surely something for everyone. For a better look at St. Pete and all it has to offer, check out some personal tours led by locals at Wandaroo.com.