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In St.Pete Beach now-should we visit Downtown St.Petersburg?

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In St.Pete Beach now-should we visit Downtown St.Petersburg?

Hi,

We're currently having a great time staying in St Pete beach and are here until Sunday. We were wondering whether it's worth us having a drive over to downtown St.Petersburg one evening for food/drinks?

If so, which night would be best to go and is there a particular area we should head for? We like casual dining (not too expensive) and drinks with maybe live music?

Thanks in advance!

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1. Re: In St.Pete Beach now-should we visit Downtown St.Petersburg?

Sure! Head for the parking garage at First St and First Ave South. From there you can walk around in the waterfront parks, maybe check out the St Pete Pier, then walk up Central Ave to Beach Drive North for dinner. There are a couple blocks of restaurants with sidewalk seating overlooking the parks and yacht basin. Read menus and see what suits you! Some of our favorites are Bella Brava, Parkshore Grill, and 400 Beach.

Friday or Saturday night would probably be your best option. Tonight and tomorrow night, there are baseball games being played at Tropicana Field, and while the Trop is not downtown, it is on the route, and you would be passing through that area of traffic congestion

Have fun!.

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2. Re: In St.Pete Beach now-should we visit Downtown St.Petersburg?

Brilliant - just the info we were looking for. Thank you!

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3. Re: In St.Pete Beach now-should we visit Downtown St.Petersburg?

i recently posted this on another person's thread:

go to downtown st petersburg. park anywhere, walk around, visit the art galleries and shops along beach drive and elsewhere, look around the beautiful & historic vinoy resort, eat at one of the many restaurants, walk the pier and go to the inverted pyramid (a local landmark which may be gone by the next time you come here), where there are shops, a small aquarium, and dining as well. we have several very good museums downtown as well - dali, fine arts, etc.

absolutely you should go to downtown st pete. a perfect place for an evening's activity - walkaround, do a little sightseeing and people-watching, and have a meal. enjoy!

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