if you want the restaurant experience, the time and the weather is right to choose an eatery that offers patio dining and/or outside deck seating!
Doc Ford’s Rum Bar & Grille- The Pier
Grab a shaded table outside on the shell-covered patio, which sits on the southern end of the Pier’s overlook, right on the seawall. sitting outside, even in the midday sun, it totally quite pleasant. Airy views of Tampa Bay, in a Margaritaville type setting this is a nice place to chill the evening away!
Spa Beach Bistro
Perfect place for the kids! Outdoor cafe that sits in a shady pavilion, flanked by Spa Beach on one side and the water splash pad on the other. Design-your-own pizza and some extras like chicken tenders, french fries and ice cream.
Downtown St Pete & a Beach Drive favorite! Shaded sidewalk seating, BellaBrava has won a host of awards including “Best Downtown St. Pete Restaurant” and “Best Italian Restaurant.” In addition to tables, there’s some cozy couch seating where you can enjoy a drink outdoors. Tip-The Pasta Brava lives up to its name with wood-grilled chicken, fresh pappardelle pasta, cotto ham, roasted mushrooms and asiago cream.
Focusing on fresh seafood the menu here changes daily, according to what’s biting, and you can have your fish prepared one of three ways (citrus rub, blackened or salt/pepper/garlic). “come early and hungry,” as there are no reservations. Try This: Sample the smoked fish spread made with fresh local mahi as an appetizer.