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“The View From The Restaurant/ Bar on top The St. Pete. Pier Is One To Enjoy while Eating. Before its replaced.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Pier Aquarium - CLOSED

The Pier Aquarium
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Owner description: Visit one of the area's most recognized waterfront landmarks. Explore The Pier Aquarium. Discover unique gifts and souvenirs at specialty shops. Delight in four sit-down waterfront restaurants and the food court. Experience outdoor adventure including sailing, fishing, dolphin sightings, bike rentals, a wedding chapel and pelican feeding.
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“The View From The Restaurant/ Bar on top The St. Pete. Pier Is One To Enjoy while Eating. Before its replaced.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2013 via mobile

Kids love the view and so do I. The top deck is best restaurant view out in water only one of its kind rite there. Will be replaced soon so better get your pictures while you can. Cause once they start construction pile driving noise is going to bounce off water like an amplifier.

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Enjoyed our visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2013

We visited midweek in October 2012, and although the pier was very quiet, we thoroughly enjoyed our visit. We had a pleasant walk out across the causeway and then had a good look around. Highlights for us were the views from the top floor observation deck - it was fun to watch planes take off and land from the small airport close by. Also enjoyed the aquarium, although it was quite small. They had a hands on exhibit where you could hold small marine animals. I held a large hermit crab (it nipped my finger, but not too hard) and a huge starfish with long legs which walked all over my forearm and felt really tickly. I fed the pelicans outside the front entrance, and that was great fun. We had a good look round all the shops and bought some gifts to take home. I think the atmosphere would have been better if it hadn't been so quiet, but we would still recommend it.

Visited October 2012
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Providence, Rhode Island
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Poor Pier”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2013

For a Saturday this Pier was rather quiet and the stores looked worn and uninteresting. I have heard it is going to close and undergo much neededimprovements. Nice location although I did not like the pelicans..when scared they remind me of The Birds.

Visited February 2013
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Mooresville, North Carolina
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“The Aquarium”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2013

Went to the Pier, enjoyed the shops on bottom level and view on top floor. Magnificent area and can see for miles. Windy on day we went but still sunny and didn't distract from views.
Slightly disappointed in aquarium...thought pricey for what has to offer.

Visited January 2013
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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“We were able to see the aquarium and eat lunch there at the Pier .”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2013

The food was very good and the scene was so very oceanie. The weather was beautiful We watch as a rain shower rolled our way. WOW!!

Visited October 2012
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