Discover the Best New Restaurants in St. Petersburg

The OpenTable Team

Nestled on the bright blue waters of Tampa Bay, the cosmopolitan city of St. Petersburg sits on Florida's Gulf coast, making it one of the best places in the country to live, visit, eat, drink and play! The downtown arts and culture scene continues to thrive, with the spectacular Dali Museum anchoring the waterfront. Historic, small-scale neighborhoods balance the big-city pleasures and mild winters. 35 miles of white-sand beaches offer a quality of life with which few other places can compete! Visit attractions like the Clearwater Marine Aquarium or get your feet wet while boating, sailing, or stand-up paddle-boarding. The sunshine-infused city provides a popular destination for visitors of all ages, and everyone loves St. Petersburg's laid back atmosphere with access to fresh seafood. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? If you want to impress friends and family, check out our Tastemaker list of the best new restaurants in St. Petersburg.

Restaurants:Tropez St. Pete, Renzo's-St Pete, Oyster Bar
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:Tapas / Small Plates, Argentinean, Seafood
Neighborhoods:St. Petersburg

Tropez St. Pete

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
St. Petersburg
231 reviews
  • Hot Spot
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

Tropez St. Pete is a super entertaining neighborhood spot located in the Central Arts District. It makes a great place to head for dining and drinks with friends or family while yo...

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85% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in Tampa / Central Florida West

Renzo's-St Pete

St. Petersburg
268 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic

Renzo’s is a delicious Argentinean restaurant located downtown in the former Z Grille. The restaurant offers a selection of more than 100 Malbecs and other rare South American vari...

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Hot Spot in St. Petersburg

Oyster Bar

St. Petersburg
118 reviews
  • Casual
  • Happy Hour
  • Vibrant Bar Scene

New owners took over the Central Avenue Oyster Bar this year and relaunched it as simply The Oyster Bar. Dynamic young Aussie Josh Cameron fell in love with downtown St. Petersburg...

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89% recommended