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Central Perks Cafe

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695 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3669
+1 727-490-2017
07:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
Sat 08:00 - 14:00
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Livonia, Michigan
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Now called "City Bistro". Walkable from our hotel so my wife and I were there for breakfast. Everything was very good, and the staff was very friendly. If we are ever back in town, we would definitely stop by again.

Thank James P
Somerset, United Kingdom
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314 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Cute little cafe on Central Ave in downtown. Spanish/European menu. Went for breakfast and 2 of us had spinach, serrano ham, manchego cheese omelettes. Served with toast and side of fresh fruit. Not too much food, but very good and satisfying. Good service, great location, would go back.

Thank Topolli
St. Petersburg, Florida
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326 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We stopped for lunch. It was right during lunch time on a Thursday. The cafe is located downtown where there are many offices and workers in the area. So one would expect the place to be busy. During the entire time we were there, only ONE person came in and just ordered a coffee to go. No one else was... More 

Thank William W
St. Petersburg, Florida
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Husband and I went for breakfast this a.m. with a Groupon. He had the breakfast burrito and loved it. I had the eggs with Manchego cheese wedges, delicious baked tomatoes, potato wedge quiche(?) and serrano ham. Really good. Not a huge breakfast but still satisfied the itch. Would go again. Very small restaurant inside so it probably doesn't do noisy... More 

Thank Karen S
St. Petersburg, Florida
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I went for breakfast yesterday and didn't mind that I braved the pouring rain once I got there. I had the English breakfast and it was amazing! The hostess was very friendly, and made an excellent caramel macchiato :-) I will definitely go back there.

Thank JaneDough925
Melbourne, Florida
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188 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

What a meal! I was stuffed all day. I had the corn beef hash and eggs. For $7.30, it was just totally amazing. It's a busy small little restaurant. The staff moves fast, and they can be a little terse. Overall, we had an excellent breakfast and a very reasonable price... And plenty of food.

Thank Scuba-Obsession
saint petersburg
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Hubbie and I tried this cafe on a Groupon, and were so pleasantly surprised! The food has a European flare. We were craving to return, and just yesterday we enjoyed the same quality as the first time. I get the Spanish breakfast with Serrano Ham thinly sliced, and some imported soft cheese with grilled tomatoes, perfectly over-medium eggs, and these... More 

Thank lovegoodfoodies
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We decided to try this cafe for lunch since there was a groupon. Our family had the tuna sandwich, Belgian waffles, and freshly squeezed lemonade. The service was so friendly, and for such a small cafe, the food was so delicious and fresh! We will definitely return!

Thank indiana1974Greenwood
Odessa, Florida
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

A cute little shop with great food and coffee! After a rough night at our hotel we were in a bad mood when we stopped in. The food and service quickly turned our spirits around :)

Thank Maribeth65
Newville, Pennsylvania
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315 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

I would say that there specialty is coffee, it is a small store front place that shares a unisex bathroom with the office building next door. It has a counter looking out at the street and maybe 5 tables with assorted seating. The wife had waffles, they came out as three small squares on a long rectangular plate piled high... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$12
Mediterranean, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 695 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3669
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-490-2017

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