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Five Bucks Drinkery

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American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
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247 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3325
+1 727-896-5118
12:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 03:00
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There hamburger's for $ 5.99,compares to the $ 13.25 a payed at burger place that says they have the best burger in St.Pete.If you haven't been to the Five Bucks Drinkery to have there big burger and i mean big do your self a favor and try it before you spend $12 or $13 at that other place.

Thank Robert R
St. Petersburg, Florida
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's so terrible that even Taco Bell or McDonald's is a step above. This is the kind of food that would be palatable only if you're so drunk that you don't care. We had burger, fries, and tacos. How bad can it be I thought. It's so bad that I'm compelled to remember to write about it as to warn... More 

Thank Dawn N
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The name says it all!! Everything is$5 bucks (or less)...Great food and drinks!! Located in downtown St. Pete within walking distance to many other restaurants and bars.

Thank Beth J
Treasure Island, Florida
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336 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Visited Sunday Afternoon about 2:00 pm. It was busy but still some seats available. The menu was good and the prices are average. Local music and sitting out side watching the people walk by. Not a bad time. The food wasn't anything to talk about but was still tasty. So many place in the area that I may think twice... More 

Thank bandit153
concord, nc
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed this place a lot! Weather permitted us to eat outside. Great music we could hear playing inside. You have to get the Drinkery Fries! They are wonderful! My Steakhouse Burger was one of the best burgers I've ever had, and I don't normally care for steak sauce on my burger. I was very pleased with its taste! Alexa, our... More 

Thank enigma_ConcordNC
St. Petersburg, Florida
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

If you're drunk, food taste okay. If you're not, it looks and taste like Taco Bell or McDonald's. A place that relies on location and bar to survive.

Thank Dawn N
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
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63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We were told Crowley's Pub would be open with a menu. We got there on Christmas Day, but no food left. We walked down the street to Five Bucks Drinkery and they had food and drinks! There were hundreds of extra people in town for the St. Petersburg Bowl Game and at least they could accommodate us at Five Bucks.... More 

Thank Laurajo2013
Clearwater, Florida
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

After visiting the Dali museum we took a short walk to Central Ave. Had a late lunch at the bar. Outdoor/Indoor seating was available. Food was good, reasonably priced and plenty of it. Was nice to chat with the staff in a relaxed atmosphere. Have a feeling that this place is a great place to go at night.

Thank Edward B
Ottawa, Canada
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85 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Don't bother. Seven of us stopped here for lunch while strolling Central Ave. We kindly asked the waiter to wipe down the table. This was done reluctantly it seemed, with a cloth that reeked so bad even those with no sense of smell could smell it. We then waited about 10 minutes to be served. I watched the waiter pour... More 

Thank PollyBidwell
Lutz, Florida
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

First of all, let me say that I've had lunch here at least 10 times. The food is pretty good, average bar food, burgers, sandwiches, etc. The prices are very reasonable. The location is nice, right on Central Avenue and the restrooms are reasonably clean. Now for the thing.....My coworker and I ate lunch here on a Friday and both... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3325
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-896-5118

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