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Sola Bistro & Wine Bar

6700 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-2026
+1 727-360-7500
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Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“polenta” (24 reviews)
“ribeye” (24 reviews)
“cake” (17 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
6700 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-2026
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1 - 10 of 215 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been a few times, service is spotty. The food is good, not great though for 5 stars. The wine selection is not spectacular either for being a wine bar. Expected more.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Shasuesue
Reviewed 24 October 2018

My wife Pat and I enjoyed absolutely fabulous music by an outstanding jazz quartet this evening, while drinking lovely wine, and enjoying great food. My rib-eye was wonderful, the soup and salad was great, and the special jazz-night dessert was simply fantastic!

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank TommyBro
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Cozy little place but the food was not great. Fish was overcooked, bucatini carbonara was poor with barely and pancetta, honeycomb cake was plain, tasteless and dry.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Shirley D
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Good starter cheese and meat board. Good wine selection. Very quiet except for somewhat loud locals drinking wine and grappa shots at the bar with the bartender. No seats for anyone else at the small bar. Place was neat but tired and in need of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank John C
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Bartenders at our resort recommended Sola and it did not disappoint! The food and service was great!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kim R
Reviewed 8 September 2018

St. Pete Beach in August is a questionable call, though there's nothing in doubt when you hit Sola Bistro & Wine Bar. I was in town for a fundraising auctioneer summit at a resort down the road and needed a place to host a few...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Nelson J
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Dined with the in-inlaws at Sola Bistro last evening. Dinner was on the early side so we had most of the restaurant to ourselves. The service was excellent. Wine recommendations were spot on! The spot is quaint and more updated than pictures I had seen...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank flygirl6393
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Tried this small owner, operator spot on last visit to st Pete beach. Very happy! Wine selection good. Cheese, including house made burrata, and charcuterie very good. Our filet and sides were good but nothing special. Recommend for a bottle of wine and a nosh.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Jrjaxfl
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Food was fresh. Good sandwiches 🥪 tasty, an looks attractive. Side dishes are good. I love szaki they have too much dill for my taste. Saved money did not eat out an we were satisfied

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Serenity42
Reviewed 2 August 2018

After reading all the reviews, we expected more from Sola. Restaurant could use some updating, especially the chairs and menus. Waitress was nice but was seen on her phone back near the bar a few times and we waited more than once for more water,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank The-Lap-of-Luxury
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evertraveling
6 June 2017|
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Response from Lee G | Reviewed this property |
Anything on St. Pete beach is pretty casual. There is no dress code, but I would say most people who were eating here were very casually dressed. It is not a swimsuit and coverup place, but not a dress up place either... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$28
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6700 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-2026
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Pete Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 727-360-7500
  • E-mail
Description
Sola is a casual bistro-style restaurant with an eclectic menu featuring specials influenced by world cuisines, and of course, our own Armenian and Russian roots. While the menu has a great selection of Mediterranean dishes, we love experimenting with unique ingredients, and fuse different techniques and preparations with the best products we can acquire. Similarly, the wines we offer are carefully selected from the world over to compliment our wide range of internationally inspired dishes. Located on St Pete Beach, FL, we feature the best seafood around, source very high quality meats and poultry, and make as much as possible in-house, thus cutting out the unnecessary preservatives and chemicals. We strive to create and serve only the freshest food and the best wines, at very reasonable price, in a comfortable, relaxed bistro-style atmosphere.
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