Things to do in St. Pete, the Sunshine City
And Darn Good Southern Comfort Food to Fuel Your Day
Nestled between Tampa Bay to the East and the Gulf of Mexico to the West, St. Petersburg is a charming slice of tropical paradise with endless sunny days and gorgeous beaches. So, whatever you do, take the Clear Kayak Tour of Shell Key Preserve and Tampa Bay Area, where you’ll snap photos of local wildlife as you gently glide over and through crystal clear waters and mangrove canopies. Time your tour to catch a sunset you’ll never forget!
Downtown St. Petersburg is magical in its own right, with ample green spaces and some of the best art and history museums in Florida. Plus, most everything is within walking distance, so you can stroll around town by foot, bike or rollerblade at your own pace.
Stop by Metro Diner before or after all that walking for a well-deserved mimosa and meal. Make it a Classic Burger, a golden-crusted Pot Pie, or a stack of Cinnamon Roll Pancakes— dinner for breakfast, breakfast for lunch, breakfast for dinner, no problem! Our friendly crew is ready and waiting with a warm welcome and fresh, unlimited coffee.
Here are more local gems to check out once you’re good and satiated:
- Sunken Gardens
- Chihuly Collection
- Downtown St. Petersburg
- Duncan McClellan Gallery
- Imagine Museum
- James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art
- Sawgrass Lake Park
- Boyd Hill Nature Preserve
- Vinoy Park
- Weedon Island Preserve
- Saint Petersburg Preserve Bike Tour
St. Pete Adventures for the Whole Family
And a Family Restaurant Sure to Please
St. Pete is super family friendly and has so much to offer kids of all ages. Little ones will feel right at home at the Great Explorations Children’s Museum, where they can explore, play, create, and work off some energy. Speaking of exploration, a family trip to the Cypress Breeze Farm is a dream come true for adults and kids who want to explore beaches and tropical trails by horseback. No experience needed!
Don’t feel like packing a lunch? Grab Metro Diner to go and make it a picnic on the beach! There’s not a bad beach in the St. Pete-Clearwater area to be found, so pick a spot, throw down a blanket and spend a day splashing around and snorkeling in the white sand and pristine, warm waters.
Our Kids’ Menu has kid-sized portions of our Fried Chicken & Waffles, Chicken Tenders, Belgian Waffles, and plenty more staples to please even the pickiest eaters.
We also offer all of our breakfast, lunch or dinner favorites to go via contactless pick-up or delivery. Simply order online, grab your grub, and be on your way!
Have something bigger in mind? Metro Diner also provides business catering, graduation catering, corporate event catering and even wedding catering! Guests will cheer. Bosses will be proud. Bellies will be happy. Such is the magic of Metro Diner’s Southern comfort food with flair.
About Metro Diner
Serving the Best Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch and Dinner since 1992
Officially opened in 1992, our original Metro Diner location in Jacksonville, Florida, quickly became the go-to local restaurant for comforting classics and reimagined favorites.
Over the years, we’ve continued to share our southern hospitality, big, bold flavors and passion for integrity, familiarity, comfort and community by bringing in new partners across the country. Today, Metro Diner has over 50 locations in 12 states and has earned a number of awards for our mouthwatering, home-style comfort food cooking including: Best Breakfast, Best Diner and Best Burger.
We welcome you to visit us and try our award-winning food for yourself! Learn more about Metro Diner.