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Chiefs Creole Cafe

901 22nd St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33712-2252
+1 727-498-8979
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
901 22nd St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33712-2252
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a fantastic place! The decor was incredible, the placesettings and entire atmosphere was spot on beautiful. The staff members that we were able to meet were so kind and generous, my husband, daughter and myself loved the overall experience. The food was incredible! I’m...More

Thank Ambria S
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

We wanted to go to a restaurant that we haven't been and eat food we haven't had in a while ..Creole it is...we were greeted with a warm welcome. The decor in the place is gorgeous. Love the family atmosphere. We were seated at a...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

The decor, garden, staff, food, atmosphere..... this a must eat, must see locally owned/operated eatery. I do not eat pork but they never have a problem replacing with a chicken, turkey or vegetarian option. You will not have someone standing over you while you eat...More

Thank gigil483
Reviewed April 11, 2018

Visited this Cafe on Easter Sunday to listen to my favorite jazz player Fred Johnson and found a wonderful atmosphere. The folks were very friendly and we had a great waitress. We only had drinks, however every ones food looked delicious. The owner was very...More

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

An excellent creole restaurant with great food. As good as anything we have had in New Orleans1 Very friendly staff!

Thank Bonkmeister
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Phenomenal! Food was truly exceptional! Best wings we’ve ever had. Mac and cheese too. And gumbo:) The location isn’t the best, but the food was worth it. We will definitely return if we are in town again.

Thank orangejuiced2
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

We followed our friends recommendation and had lunch on a weekday at Chiefs Creole Cafe. Having no expectations except the promise of good food, we were surprised by the venue, a taste of upscale New Orleans. Literally, we were seated at a granite topped table....More

Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Great food. Had red beans and rice, gumbo and jambalaya. Really good service everyone friendly. Very interesting decor.

Thank Leon Z
Reviewed February 22, 2018

For my daughters and i (visiting from Cincinnati, Oh.), it has everything - atmosphere, ambience, delicious food and Val the delightful, knowledgeable server. Val was friendly yet professional - a rare combination. We appreciated her input as we ordered. The food was fresh, delicious and...More

Thank Kathryn W
Reviewed February 16, 2018

Great traditional creole fare. Gumbo was superb. Ambience loaded with New Orleans furniture and memoralbia. Service was a tad bit slow. Everything prepared to order.

Thank ARay44
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Questions & Answers
March 19, 2018|
Response from NXTTRP | Reviewed this property |
Chiefs Creole Cafe is 3.1 miles west of Mahaffey Theatre. Probably a 10 minute drive; there is good, readily available parking at both ends.
October 1, 2016|
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Response from SusaninFLA | Reviewed this property |
They did not when we were there. I don't know if this has changed, or not.
April 21, 2015|
Response from chiefscreolecafe | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. As far as gluten free...the only items that we offer would be the Creole Wings and our Vegetable Medley. To answer your question specifically, we do not soak our grits in chicken broth.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 22nd St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33712-2252
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-498-8979
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