Your one stop shop for a good time in St. Petersburg, FL! Whether you want to come for a creative burger and drinks at the Avenue, some delicious barbecue and cocktails at Proper, new style diner food and shakes at Kings, or have fun playing video games and enjoying awesome drinks with friends at Park & Rec, our doors are always open and you’re always invited. You can’t miss The First Avenue South block parties, they are paving the way for how the city celebrates – 3 local establishments – One amazing block party!
The Avenue is the ultimate neighborhood hangout. You can go watch a game, enjoy delicious food and unique specialty cocktails while listening to great local bands. The burger of the month (BOM) started over 5 years ago and to-date, the Avenue has created more than 65 BOM’s! Owner and Founder, Stephen Schrutt, in conjunction with his chef, comes up with a unique BOM every month. Ranging from the Rasta Monsta, which has become a menu staple to the Bite Mi Burger, an Asian-American fusion take on a Banh-Mi the BOM does not disappoint! The doors of the Avenue are always open for a good reason… Come in, eat, drink and stay a while!
Located in the up and coming Edge District, Kings Street Food Corner is new school food in an old-school setting. It is a new age American street food diner – the menu is street food truck meets 1960’s diner. Kings namesake is owner, Schrutt’s, 4-year old English bulldog and the joint is pup-friendly in the outdoor beer garden! All the taps are flowing with local drafts from your favorite Bay Area breweries. Kings is where you can bring your family, friends and your dog to enjoy local crafts, some delicious grilled cheese melts and then wash it all down with their famous milkshakes! Next time you stop by, be sure to ask for the signature beer, Kings Street Gold made by Barley Mow brewery.
If you are looking for some southern inspired BBQ and hand-crafted cocktails, look no further than Proper! All meat is wood-smoked overnight, every night, 7 days a week. The brisket is the best in town accompanied by fried chicken, seafood hushpuppies and some of the best southern comfort culture! It is a down home, feel good, taste good, comfort BBQ joint with style – a place where you can go to get an amazing rack or ribs paired with an original signature cocktail!
PARK & REC
“Youth has no age” is the sign that flashes bright all night at Park and Rec. The self-described, “fun-zone” boasts an indoor/outdoor space that has state of the art old and new school gaming. From Pac Man, Skee Ball and Air Hockey to outdoor giant Beer Pong and Jenga, there is something for adults of all ages! Dubbed the local social gaming bar, you will not be disappointed if you’re looking for a nice, relaxing time with your friends!