Are you looking for somewhere great to eat at the beach this weekend? The St. Pete Beach area has really seen an improvement in the food scene lately that will have you loving a beach dining experience on a regular basis. It can feel like a mini getaway from the stress of the workweek where you’re more likely to be on-the-go or eating at home.
This week, make some time to stop out for dinner or a weekend lunch at these beach restaurants in the area that will have you enjoying the freshest seafood, a beautiful sunset, and a laidback experience.
Jimmy B’s Beach Bar – 6200 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach
With many of the best dining being right at St. Pete Beach, you’ll have a hard time not paying a visit to Jimmy B’s at the Beachcomber Hotel. It’s one of the most popular restaurant-bars for dining for lunch or dinner.
You’ll find excellent craft beer, designer cocktails, local bands nightly, and American cuisine the whole family can enjoy. Get the kids a pizza while you enjoy a fish platter and shrimp cocktail. You’ll find cold drinks to cool you down in the warm temps and great sunset views from the “mecca for surf, sun and fun.”
Maritana Grille – 3400 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach
If you want to dine where the locals go, check out Maritana Grille, a classy and romantic restaurant for your next date night. It’s a Loews Don CeSar’s award-winning restaurant with a contemporary menu and an amazing fine-dining experience.
Along with top-notch service and a chic interior, this restaurant is aa AAA Diamond award-winner with the perfect location right inside the Pink Palace. Stop in and sip on a glass of wine before enjoy a Pacific halibut or a marmalade-roasted red snapper while looking at the huge salt water aquarium.
Guy Harvey’s Rumfish Grill & Bar – 6000 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach
Speaking of large aquariums, have you been to Guy Harvey’s restaurant at the Guy Harvey Outpost with the 33,500-gallon aquarium covering an entire wall? Here you can even get a delicious breakfast, along with fantastic lunch and dinner options.
Don’t forget dessert where you can order liquid desserts such as the banana foster martini or the chocolate cream pie martini. For dinner, enjoy pastas, poultry, meats, and seafood while overlooking the aquarium.
Spinners Revolving Bistro – 5250 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach
Who doesn’t love those cute revolving restaurants found in a few spots around the country? You’ll definitely want to plan for a visit to the Spinners Revolving Bistro at St. Pete Beach to find incredible views in the slow-spinning lounge. Stay for 90 minutes to get the entire revolving experience while taking in beautiful sunsets and delicious food. It’s an upscale restaurant in the Grand Plaza Hotel located on the top floor.
It’s open daily for lunch and dinner and has a semi-formal, yet casual atmosphere, while you dine on fresh seafood, delicious stakes, and specialty drinks like their designer martinis. Stop in for lunch from 11am-4pm or dinner from 4pm-11pm daily.
Be sure to check out other exciting restaurants near St. Pete Beach including Hurricane Seafood Restaurant, Castille in the Hotel Zamora, and PJ’s Oyster Bar at St. Pete Beach.