To all of our returning Grand Prix of St. Petersburg- Thank you! We wouldn’t have the immense pleasure of holding this race every year if it wasn’t for you. To thank you for your enthusiasm and dedication to traveling down here to Florida every year, we’d worked with the team at the City of St. Petersburg to bring you a list of hidden gems around the city to enhance your experience. Enjoy St. Pete the way the locals do!
Chattaway (358 22nd Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33705) - This old-school circa-1930s American eatery is known for its burgers & relaxed atmosphere. Local tip: Cash only  1 
Chief’s Creole Café (901 22nd St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33712)  - Known for its luscious Louisiana cuisine and live music in the evenings! Local tip: Must try the beignets.   2
Bandit Coffee(2662 Central Avenue in St. Petersburg, FL.) - A multi-roaster coffee shop serving single origin coffees boasting a minimalist atmosphere. Local tip: Take a photo in front of the “Hello St. Petersburg” Mural out front!
Clam Bayou – The perfect place for adventurers to escape and catch a quick dose of nature. Clam Bayou is a 170-acre estuary just a short drive outside of downtown. Rent kayaks or simply walk along to boardwalk – just be sure to soak in the beautiful views.  3