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State Theatre

687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL
727 895 3045
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Ranked #5 of 43 Nightlife in St. Petersburg
Type: Bar/ Clubs
Most recent review
- Aug 5, 2014
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Tampa, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

State Theater is a great venue for music & it is located in the heart of downtown St. Pete. ~ The layout is great for concerts. The have a pit area downstairs & a balcony area with seating upstairs. ~ Their booze is modestly priced. ~ The State Theater bartenders are fun & quick. (If you see a bartender named... More

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Ocala, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Really fun place to take in a show. It is well worn, but the bands are really close, the acoustics are okay, the sight lines seemed good from pretty much anywhere, and the bar turns out decent drinks at a not to ridiculous price. I've heard some bad things about the restrooms, but I didn't venture in there.

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Tampa, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
4 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

We've been to two concerts here and had a blast both times. I love the size of this hall - big enough crowds to be fun but small enough to feel like an intimate performance. The drinks aren't cheap but it's not crazy expensive either. Parking is easy.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

This used to be my favorite venue in the Tampa-St.Pete area but after going there on 5/26/2013 I can no longer say that. They had a sold out(possibly oversold) venue with NO AIR CONDITIONING. From the minute we walked in the humidity & heat hit you & it only got worse as we walked into the packed concert area.There was... More

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Mastic Beach, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

We were happy to see our favorite band and party with everybody at State Theatre. This venue really creates a unified crowd. The drinks were flowing and the music was pumping. It got a little pushy and shovey, but it was all in good fun. The location is good for downtown St. Pete. A short cab ride and you're back... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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64 reviews 64 reviews
17 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

Beautiful views of Tampa Bay and a great meal made for a wonderful Christmas dinner with my family. Highly recommend.

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St. Petersburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2009

The State is a great place to see shows. They host local, national and worldwide bands. Staff is friendly and keep everyone safe and having a good time. Drink prices are reasonable and the sound is great. Every type of music/band comes through there, separate area for merchandise and convenient bathrooms. Balcony too, but not always open.

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Saint Pete ,Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2008

Building looks great on the outside, bathrooms are easy to find,,,,, I couldn't believe ,they actuall had specials $2.00 beers all night The crowd was lively,,dancing all over,,, Really good looking women ,,, no fighting,,,lots of security music was really loud Good merch rooms!

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