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“Fantastic!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Meze 119

Meze 119
119 2nd Street N, St. Petersburg, FL
+1 727-498-8627
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Ranked #34 of 728 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Price range: $5 - $14
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Opened in June of 2011. Great vegetarian restaurant in downtown St. Petersburg.
Clearwater, Florida
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Fantastic!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Wow! I was introduced to organic and vegetarian by my son's girlfriend. She suggested we go to Meze. Wow, I was very surprised of the quality and taste of these meals. As a meat lover, I can honestly say you are not missing any flavors. I agree with one of the prior reviewers, I can believe it is not chicken and or steak! These are all vegetarian meals! I had the flat iron stak! it tasted just like the flat iron steak! Super flavorful! I did not miss the meat! The hot sauce on it drives it home! I would highly recommend you give it a try! Inexpensive also! we will be back!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Wolcott, CT
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Vegetarian Oasis”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

In a world of restaurants filled with dead animals, what a wonderful change walking into a restaurant where I felt safe. Although not all vegan, the vegan options were awesome! The food tasted delicious, the servings were generous, and the prices were very reasonable. The atmosphere was extremely comfortable, almost like a fast-food restaurant. I think even my "meatatarian" husband would have liked this place!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Wonderful find”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

This is a very unique restaurant in Saint Petersburg, from the clever menu to the creative names of the dishes. The food is very tasty vegetarian that a meat eater could enjoy. No, they don't have veg burgers. In some vegetarian restaurants the food tastes like cardboard, this is definitely not the case here.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“I can't believe it's not chicken!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

There are very few 'proper' vegetarian restaurants: most serve huge piles of rice and vegetables in a canteen-style room. This place serves creative, gourmet food that just happens to be vegetarian. A glance at the menu might suggest otherwise, but on closer inspection all the 'meat' is actually fake. It's very convincing though! As a meat-eater myself, I had to remind myself that the dish I was eating didn't actually contain chicken. It was also highly flavoured and delicious. A great wine and beer selection rounds off this place. Really excellent stuff.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Surisingly superb”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013 via mobile

Quick service and amazing flavors this bistro surprises with meals that don't bring
"vegetarian" to mind. Very close to muvico will return

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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