St. Petersburg restaurants are gearing up for the Thanksgiving holiday — and it’s a great time for residents to show their support for small businesses while treating themselves. If you’re looking for turkey, sides, desserts, or just a little something festive for your meal this year, these are the local restaurants and bakers to look up.
If you’re looking for something to enjoy after the Thanksgiving meal, or to fuel your Small Business Saturday shopping, consider ordering local roast from Kahwa Coffee.
Need to find the perfect adult beverages to bring with you to dinner? The beer and cider aisle at Rollin Oats is a wonderland of options. Their staff always has the best wine recommendations. For a more expansive wine selection, check out Cellarmasters of the Universe.
If you’re going grocery shopping, consider visiting these St. Pete stores:
Rollin’ Oats Market, 2842 Dr. MLK Jr. Street N
Mazzaro’s Italian Market, 2909 22nd Avenue N
St. Pete Meat & Provisions, 449 Central Avenue
Localz Sports Bar & Grill
Our go-to sports bar in downtown is staying open all week long for tremendous lunch and dinner. They’ll have the games on every day, alongside a fantastic array of burgers, wings, sandwiches, desserts, mouth-watering appetizers, and a full bar. Stop by for trivia on Thanksgiving Eve at 7:30 where the grand prize is $250.
1 Beach Drive
The Social Roost
Downtown’s The Social Roost knows how to cook some poultry so we know that their take home Thanksgiving Dinner for two is going to be fantastic. The meal for two is available for takeout only and is $99. Order by end of day on 11/21 and pick-up will be on 11/23. Call them at (727) 202-6113 to learn more. Includes whole chicken or ham, buttermilk mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, dressing, collard greens, and gravy.
The Social Roost, 150 1st Ave N
Tap Room at the Hollander Hotel
Spend Thanksgiving at The Hollander and enjoy delicious food from the Tap Room, or hop outside and enjoy the sunshine with drinks and a burger by the people. The Hollander is always a go-to on any holiday. Reservations of six or more can call 727-873-7900. Service starts at noon on Thanksgiving Day.
Hollander Hotel, 421 4th Ave
Bayou Market & Cafe
Spice things up with Bayou Market & Cafe’s Thanksgiving Cajun Fried Turkey! If you want in on this take-home bird, decide fast. Pre-orders are only open until 11/15 for the turkeys and can be pre-ordered by phone or by emailing them at [email protected]. They’ll also be serving hot individual Thanksgiving meals from 10am to 2pm on Thanksgiving Day. Call them at 727-914-7500 to learn more.
Bayou Market & Cafe, 6630 Central Ave
Cassis St. Pete
The Beach Drive gem is serving up turkey day delights all day and night! Don’t want to do the dishes? Dine-in at the restaurant, either from their everyday menu, or spring for their $39.90 per person Thanksgiving Turkey Special prix fixe menu. And if you just need to get away for a minute, the bar is open for normal hours.
Cassis St. Pete, 170 Beach Drive
Craft Kafe is a completely gluten-free restaurant and bakery, and it has long been my tradition to eat a Craft Kafe pie on the beach during Thanksgiving. They’re serving up pumpkin, apple, and pecan pies. Just call the cafe and place your order. Please take note that they need 48 hours to process your order. Find their special orders menu here.
Craft Kafe, 200 Central Ave and 6653 Central Ave
Love Food Central
Love Food Central has leveled up their special order game! Now in addition to vegan/gluten-free pies you can also order their honestly addictive Mac & Cheez, Potato Salad, Tiramisu, Quiches, and more! Order yours online.
Love Food Central, 2057 Central Avenue
If you’re looking for more spots open Thanksgiving Day:
The Vinoy Renaissance
Mio’s Grill and Cafe
Par Bar – open at 6 pm
Birch and Vine
Bacchus Wine Bistro
Did I miss a St. Pete spot? Probably, I’m only human. Let me know of any other restaurants offering special Thanksgiving meals in the comments!
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