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/bakers to lookup.
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.
If you’re going grocery shopping, consider visiting these St. Pete stores:
Rollin’ Oats Market, 2842 Dr. MLK Jr. Street N
Yummy Europe, 1320 34th Street N
Mazzaro’s Italian Market, 2909 22nd Avenue N
St. Pete Meat & Provisions, 449 Central Avenue
Want to support local for the holidays? Consult the I Love the ‘Burg Shop Small Holiday Gift Guide.
Baked in the Burg
Want to get some holiday boxes? Check out the brand new Baked in the Burg. They’re crafting boxes that includes half of their cinnamon pecan coffee cake, one gingersnap blondie and three seasonal deep dish cookies. Order online here.
Tap Room at The Hollander Hotel
The Hollander Hotel is St. Petersburg’s celebrate boutique hotel. The spot is famous for its tasty martinis, summertime pool parties, gorgeous decor, and its holiday parties. This meticulously decorated venue is open 365 days a year. Make your reservations for a downtown staycation, or join them for a hearty Thanksgiving meal.
Call 727.873.7900 or visit its website to make a reservation.
Need some vegan and gluten-free eats at your special holiday meal? Treat yourself to holiday treats baked with care by HaleLife.
You can order peach cobbler, apple crumb pie, flatbreads, stuffed cheesy garlic bread, and more. Make your pre-order online.
HaleLife Bakery, 205 1st Street North
Enjoy a family style Thanksgiving dinner this year complete with a prix fixe menu with 3-tiers. Tier one will have salad, artisanal bread, your choice of entree and side, and a dessert. Tier two includes all of tier 1 as well as a cheese and charcuterie board and choice of soup. Tier 3 brings it one step farther and includes a champagne toast and seafood appetizer.
The cottage kitchen concept is offering up a selection of vegan and gluten-free treats for your dining pleasure.
Deb Cooper, owner of Adieu Glu, is baking vegan gluten-free pumpkin pie, chocolate pecan, and keto pumpkin. Sour dough croutons for stuffing, cranberry and walnut rolls are also available for pre-order.
Cassis St. Pete
The Beach Drive gem is serving up turkey day delights, and you can place your order in advance. The restaurant is offering a take-home 20 pound turkey, marshmallow baked sweet potato, and more. See the full selection here.
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 24 hours to process your order.
Craft Kafe: 200 Central Avenue; 6653 Central Avenue
Find all the meats you are craving for Thanksgiving including turkey, Dr. Pepper glazed ham and brisket. And the sides that should actually be front and center! Place your order here.
*Orders must be placed by 11/20 for pick-up on Monday 11/22, Tuesday 11/23, and Wednesday 11/24, and will be served cold with instructions for reheat. The restaurant will be closed for both dine-in and to-go orders on Thanksgiving, 11/24.
Dr. BBQ, 1101 1st Ave S
Love Food Central
Vegan, gluten-free pies should be on your menu this Thanksgiving. You can now pre-order a whole pumpkin pie or whole pecan pie. Order yours online.
Love Food Central, 2057 Central Avenue
If you’re looking for more spots:
Fresh Factory on St. Pete Beach has gorgeous grazing boards to up the ante on your holiday meals.
Did I miss a St. Pete spot? Probably, I’m only human. Let me know any other restaurants offering special Thanksgiving meals in the comments!
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Want to give thanks with nonprofits in St. Pete? Here are a few worth supporting this holiday season: