Five Bucks Drinkery is expanding with a new location in Pinellas Park

Five Bucks Drinkery is expanding with a new location in Pinellas Park

Exterior of a bar with a red trim awning. Covered outdoor seats are shown next to the parking lot. A sign reading "eat drink play" is visible in the foreground.

Five Bucks Drinkery is a staple of the 200 Block of Central Avenue. The locally owned hub has been a part of my St. Pete experience since I was a senior at Eckerd College back in 2013. Over the course of more than 12 years, Five Bucks has become that spot people start their First Fridays and end their weekend. Soon our friends in Pinellas Park will get the St. Pete bar experience.

“OPENING SOON! Five Bucks Pinellas Park! After 12 years of good times, good friends and and over a million beers served (pretty sure) Five Bucks Drinkery is opening a 2nd location at 7402 49th Street North (formerly Pete & Shortys)” wrote The Five Bucks owners in a Facebook post.


The new space will provide Five Bucks patrons with off street parking, and a bit more room to spread out and enjoy the full menu. Don’t sleep on the food offerings at this hub. the Thai Chili Chicken Tacos, backyard BBQ burger, and the signature stacked chicken sandwich are all pub food royalty. The Reese’s PB Pie is also a high quality sweet treat when the munchies hit.

Don’t worry, those large drinks you’re used to in the Sunshine City will also feature at the new Pinellas Park location. “It wouldn’t be Five Bucks without 32oz wonton soup cups of Long Island Iced Tea!!!” wrote the Five Bucks team.

They’re currently hiring right now for all positions in Pinellas Park. An official opening timeline is still TBA. Follow Five Bucks on Facebook for updates on an opening date.

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