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111 Boardwalk Place W, Ste 201, St. Petersburg, FL 33708
+1 727-502-5002
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Ranked #61 of 737 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $25
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Alma is a gathering place fashioned to the European cafe, a welcoming spot celebrating life, community, culture, art, and intellect. Open from lunch to late night, the atmosphere sets the mood for the stimulating yet charmingly straight forward International dishes. The Madeira Beach, Johns Pass Village is ideal for enjoying coffee in the afternoon or savoring ones favorite wine as the sun sets. When night falls, the lights are dimmed and the energy is turned up. Alma provides the perfect night spot for urban late night entertainment and dining as well as a full bar. Coming from the beach or coming for a formal gathering Alma is perfect everyone to enjoy!
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Baildon, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My wife and me plus two friends went there last night for a treat.it is the second time my wife and i have eaten there ,we ate there in november.we recommended if to our friends and thankfully they were delighted.we got there before six,half price tapas four till six, and sat in the main returant,there is also a large bar... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I did not enjoy this restaurant. It's in John's Pass - but the location has nothing special to offer. The food was really greasy & somewhat bland. The menu looks like they had good ideas, but nothing tastes like anyone is really trying in the kitchen. Service matched the food. I will try again in a month.

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Shipley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Visited Alma as we are very fond of tapas. The food was not the Spanish portion size (much larger) but excellent all the same. The papas Alma (potatoes) was very very good, spicy without being too hot and at 1/2 price was just brilliant. Wish we had found this place earlier in our holiday as we would have gone back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

Tried the new john's pass location and was not dissappointed. great food. great atmosphere. had the chicken sausage breakfast. very good. must try

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

My wife and I wanted to try something different than the bar and grill scene while on vacation. So happy we tried Alma, 4:30 to 6:30 1/2 price tapas! What? 2 for 1 wine! What? Great service from Brittany, really awesome. Food was great, huge portion for tapas. We went on the 31st of October. Just loved it.

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Toronto, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Cafe Alma in John's Pass Village is exceptionally good, The food is delicious, the service is first rate, the martini's are really good, and the atmosphere is very comfortable. Even if you are not famished, you can enjoy Cafe Alma's Tapas menu or excellent bacon cheeseburger with fries. Can't wait to return.

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Red Lion,Pa
19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Went on the suggestion of a waiter at another restaurant and were not let down. Wide selection of drinks with two for one specials in place for some. As the first customer in for the afternoon we were warmly greeted and chose to sit at the bar to watch baseball game. We followed staff food suggestions and enjoyed some great... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

Had the grouper...excellent...also went for 1/2 price tapas one Tues w a large group...awesome.. Found wine to be a little pricey by the glass...also don't like added in gratuities....but food always great!!!

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Holyoke, Massachusetts
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44 reviews 44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Looking for something different in Madeira Beach area, we've found it. Quaint little tapas restaurant. One side is a bar and one side is the restaurant. Both serve the same exact food. Went on a Tuesday and they were offering half price tapas and half price of bottles of wine. Tapas were amazing. Also tried a couple of entrees. The... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I was so looking forward to eating at a Tapas restaurant.. signing for the new location at Johns Pass was strange..staff seemed bored, and couldn't be bothered. Just going through the motions. Food was overpriced for mediocre, ill prepared food. Not much to choose from on the tapas front..which isn't that the whole point of a Tapas restaurant? To have... More 

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Address: 111 Boardwalk Place W, Ste 201, St. Petersburg, FL 33708
Phone Number: +1 727-502-5002
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: American, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Seafood

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