As a St. Pete Beach local, there are plenty of convenient bars to hang out at. I usually find myself at the Drunken Clam. Dingy? Yes. Smokey? Yes. Loud? Occassionally. But always entertaining. From the bartop video games to the pinball machine to the many hi-def TV's to the blaring jukebox, and the conspiring locals, this is what a bar is supposed to be. Great bartenders, too! And outstanding wings (the chicken tenders are worthwhile, too).