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Ringside Cafe

American, Bar, Pub
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16 2nd St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3310
(727) 894-8465
1:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Mon - Fri 1:00 pm - 3:00 am
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Saint Petersburg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

The new location has better A/C and more room to dance. They no longer serve food. Bands range from blues to rock to jam bands. Check there website for current band calendar.

Thank Erin K
Tampa, Florida, United States
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

Great place to see a show. Love seeing music with friends at this local favorite. Food isn't all bad either.

Thank Elizabeth W
Tampa, Florida
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161 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2016

I love this place. I've been several times and every time I go it's good. Reasonably priced drinks, good service, all good.

Thank mjenks8
Tampa, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2015

The bartenders will make sure that you have a great drink and you can't go wrong with the fact that they have life music EVERY DAY! Love it and I'm definitely a regular there....

Thank Shab S
Lutz, Florida
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256 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

Went there Saturday night with my wife around 10:30. Place was happening. The music was great. Found a couch to sat at, and enjoy listening to the music, people watching, and enjoying some wine. BTW three glasses of wine $20.00 plus tip. Planning to go back next Saturday night to listen to more great live blues music. Have fun

Thank havingfuntraveling
St. Petersburg, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2015

I was charged $155 for three beers. What more is there to say. I've been trying to get things fixed since November and I've been met with nothing but excuses and general unwillingness to own up to a mistake. Because this is a site for honest reviews and not just airing grievances I will go ahead and sum up the... More 

2 Thank Jeff L
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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148 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2014

I was here to see a live music show, which was also my first visit. I arrived about 2 hours before "doors opened" and sat at a small table hoping to get service, a beer or food -something. No one ever came over, or even looked at me until I was approached about 1.5 hours prior to the show when... More 

Thank nirvanaqween
Coral Springs, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2014

Small local wooden building. Mainly sandwiches, a cracker menu for sure. I had a fish and french fries. Cold Bud. Some sit on the front porch with a beer and cigerate.

Thank 387indy
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79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

Tried to get in the front door to meet my group last night...the bouncer shoved me back behind the young girly girls who came in after me ( I'm an older lady). When I told him I was there first.he just shoved be back farther & let a group of other young people in...so I left. (Note.the "review" section of... More 

2 Thank flstpete
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

I went to the new location downtown St. Petersburg and was disappointed to find out that they weren't serving food , but we could order from a restaurant down the block and they would bring it over. It's a real shame because we loved the food that they had at the old location. We left and walked over to Avenue... More 

1 Thank Lisa D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
1:00 pm - 3:00 am
1:00 pm - 3:00 am
1:00 pm - 3:00 am
1:00 pm - 3:00 am
1:00 pm - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 2nd St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3310
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: (727) 894-8465

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?