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The 5 Best Lunch Spots In St. Petersburg

Updated: December 10, 2021

Need a quick lunch or a spot to have a fancy business lunch? These St. Petersburg lunch spots have you covered. We analyzed popular review and ranking sites and assimilated millions of reviews for St. Petersburg’s best lunches. If you need quick service tacos or you have time for a sit-down buffet you will find your next lunch spot here!

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Noble Crust

Italian, $$, GatewayItalian, $$St. Petersburg, Gateway
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Social Roost

American, DowntownAmericanSt. Petersburg, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5


Italian, $$, DowntownItalian, $$St. Petersburg, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Stillwaters Tavern

American, $$, DowntownAmerican, $$St. Petersburg, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

The Oyster Bar

American, $$, DowntownAmerican, $$St. Petersburg, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Why is this list better than others?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We analyzed 7862 St. Petersburg restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 St. Petersburg restaurant reviews, and 266 lists and articles – looking closely at what had to say – and applied our boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in . Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Frequently asked questions

Mio’s Grill & Cafe, Alsace french bistro, and Eastern Kitchen & Sushi are the highest-rated lunch spots for a pick up meal in St. Petersburg.

The highest-rated lunch restaurants with outdoor seating in St. Petersburg are Brick & Mortar, Munch's Sundries & Restaurant and Mio’s Grill & Cafe.

Brick & Mortar, Munch's Sundries & Restaurant, and Mio’s Grill & Cafe are the highest-rated lunch restaurants for a quick lunch in St. Petersburg.

Brick & Mortar, Munch's Sundries & Restaurant, and Mio’s Grill & Cafe are lunch restaurants with outdoor seating in St. Petersburg.

Love Food Central, IL Ritorno, and CD Roma Restaurant are the highest-rated vegan-friendly lunch spots in St. Petersburg.

Drink pairing tips for Banh mi

  • The perfect match for your banh mi

    Experts suggest pairing a banh mi with a glass of Cilantro Chile Cooler, a popular cocktail.

  • Kabinett with your banh mi

    Kabinett goes great with the spicy flavors of banh mi because the pairing_drink_ingredients in the Kabinett make it sweet.

  • Muscat de Alexandria with your banh mi

    When considering what goes best with banh mi, we recommend a glass of Muscat de Alexandria, it truly complements the dish as it cuts through the fattiness of the meat.

Factoids about Banh mi

  • The traditional bulgogi

    Certain dishes are so iconic that they can become a part of a country’s identity. In Korea, bulgogi is recognized as one of the most popular national dishes.

  • A match made in heaven: Spanish granache & mac and cheese

    Experts recommend pairing mac and cheese with Spanish granache, complementing the greasy and salty taste of the food with the ripe, fruity sweet flavors of the drink.

  • Think you love prime rib

    Molly Schuyler knows that you can never have too much of a good thing. They proved this by eating 23 pounds of prime rib, setting a world record in the process!

Parking tips

St. Petersburgis notorious for tricky parking. SpotHero is a digital parking reservation service that lets you pre-book a great parking spot.

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