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Meze 119

119 2nd Street N, St. Petersburg, FL
727-498-8627
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Ranked #33 of 725 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Opened in June of 2011. Great vegetarian restaurant in downtown St. Petersburg.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Opened in June of 2011. Great vegetarian restaurant in downtown St. Petersburg.
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Tampa, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I visited Meze 119 with a large group. The servers and manager did an excellent job handling such a large group (21 people). The vegetarian and vegan food was excellent! I have traveled quite a bit and look for innovative restaurants, and this is one that I can highly recommend. The sandwiches, soups, salads and side items were all well... More

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Tampa, Florida
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

My sister and I decided to try this little place out. Something different and we didn't have to worry about our husbands not liking vegetarian cuisine. We loved our meal. Price was fair, Service was good. We'd go back again, but not with husbands. There aren't too many restaurants who service vegetarian food, so this was a big plus in... More

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Carmel, Indiana
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

There are so many great places to eat in St Pete, why settle for so-so. The service was poor, the food was ok. Would look elsewhere next time.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I've been to Meze 119 many times. It is a great little spot with excellent vegetarian fare. They have the best faux meat that I've tried. Texturally and flavor-wise, their meat tastes like the real thing. I especially love the Flat Iron "Stak" (long "A" in the pronunciation); it's got mushrooms, caramelized onions and cheese on garlic flatbread. It's my... More

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Clearwater, FL
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74 reviews 74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Ne ar the heart of downtown St. Pete is this little place on 2nd Ave. that I had never seen before but felt compelled to try after some recent Middle Eastern restaurant excursions in the Northeast..... this is a very small place with booths (plenty of room) and tables (way too small). The food, as always, is really why you... More

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Great vegetarian menu capable of pleasing omnivores as well! Tasty, artisan vegetarian plates and sandwiches served quickly by pleasant, intelligent staff with a decent beer menu! Clean, relaxed downtown location walking distance to Central Ave and Beach Dr scenes very enjoyable and refreshing dining experience

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We had a pleasant dining experience in this little restaurant. The food was very good, especially the roasted acorn squash, served at a proper temperature and plated attractively. Our service was good - no complaints. I can't speak to parking, as we were staying at a nearby hotel and walked to the restaurant. Otherwise, I recommend giving Meze 119 a... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

It's delicious. You'll love your food, that's for sure. The service is very hit or miss. It's a tiny spot, but they get a little busy and service falls apart. Like... Wait 45 minutes for a hummus appetizer that looks like it was plated by a child. Slopped on and delivered 1 minute ahead of our entrees. Embarrassing. Still -... More

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Seminole, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I have been here with my wife numerous times. Most recently we ate here on Valentines Day. They had a special V-day menu selection. Everything we had was delicious except for the beet hummus. However, the service was very slow. They had two waiters working and even though it was Valentines Day the restaurant is very small. You would think... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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59 reviews 59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Good location if you are going to the American Stage Theatre which is only a couple of blocks away. Fun decor and fun wait staff who are more than happy to answer questions and explain the menu. The BLT with fried tomato and tempeh sandwich was delicious with a great sauce. The falafel was good, came with tomato and cucumber.... More

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