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Ringside Cafe

16 2nd St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3310
+1 727-894-8465
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
24 Oct 2017
“good bands”
5 Sep 2017
“Great Music Venue - Night with Rev. Barry and Fanstastic Soul”
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American, Bar, Pub
16 2nd St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3310
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Bar environment but pretty darn good music booked . There are tons of downtown St Pete restaurants nearby so eat first but check their website for music ( most nights) good place to catch some varied styles of music .Most start around 9:30. Minimal or...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

You know I've always made ringside a stop on my nights out but after last night I will never come back again. The staff needs leadership, because last night I watched the bartenders get drunk and aggressive with some customers, and we're flat out rude...More

Thank mollylum
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We were recently in St. Pete for the weekend and stopped here for some drinks an to listen to the music. They had different bands each night and they were both good. Friendly nice place.

Thank jimjake38
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This place was rocking on Saturday (Labor Day Weekend) because of the great music of Rev. Barry and Fantastic Soul - Wow! No food - but great beer and drink specials. If you don't dance you're probably dead. If you people watch this place is...More

Thank Bob V
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This Blues Bar is getting Funky too with Big Band shows with horns and plenty of fun to go around. Weekends are the best but there are some surprises during the week. Bring your dancing shoes, have a frosty beverage, good pizza right around the...More

Thank habanadaydreamin
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The new location has better A/C and more room to dance. They no longer serve food. Bands range from blues to rock to jam bands. Check there website for current band calendar.

Thank Erin K
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Great place to see a show. Love seeing music with friends at this local favorite. Food isn't all bad either.

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 26 January 2016

I love this place. I've been several times and every time I go it's good. Reasonably priced drinks, good service, all good.

Thank mjenks8
Reviewed 29 September 2015

The bartenders will make sure that you have a great drink and you can't go wrong with the fact that they have life music EVERY DAY! Love it and I'm definitely a regular there....

Thank Shab S
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Went there Saturday night with my wife around 10:30. Place was happening. The music was great. Found a couch to sat at, and enjoy listening to the music, people watching, and enjoying some wine. BTW three glasses of wine $20.00 plus tip. Planning to go...More

Thank havingfuntraveling
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
1:00 PM - 3:00 AM
1:00 PM - 3:00 AM
1:00 PM - 3:00 AM
1:00 PM - 3:00 AM
1:00 PM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 2nd St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3310
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-894-8465
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