Cafe Alma

★★★★☆
  • 260 First Ave S Ste 100

    Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

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  • 727-502-5002

About Cafe Alma

Hours
Monday 11 - 10 Tuesday 11-11 Friday 11-3am Saturday 9-3am Sunday 9-9

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Last Friday we had a rehearsal dinner for my son at Cafe Alma - 75 people including children - and it was the perfect evening! The rehearsal ended early - they accomodated some arriving early for drinks - The food was excellent - the

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Last Friday we had a rehearsal dinner for my son at Cafe Alma - 75 people including children - and it was the perfect evening! The rehearsal ended early - they accomodated some arriving early for drinks - The food was excellent - the

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Great place for an escape from American dining. Walking in is like going to a restaurant in Europe. The menu is tailored for foodies, not the normal boring American palate. I can't think of anywhere else in St Pete to get steak tar-tare,

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Great place for an escape from American dining. Walking in is like going to a restaurant in Europe. The menu is tailored for foodies, not the normal boring American palate. I can't think of anywhere else in St Pete to get steak tar-tare,

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Hey I love this places food and the atmosphere. I have visited for brunch a couple of times in the past 5 weeks. Servers are nice, and seem to be busy, not slacking - however for some reason everything seems to take forever. I don't know

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Hey I love this places food and the atmosphere. I have visited for brunch a couple of times in the past 5 weeks. Servers are nice, and seem to be busy, not slacking - however for some reason everything seems to take forever. I don't know

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After all the rave reviews, I chose to take a family member that I hadn't seen in ages in Cafe Alma. I have never been so embarassed in my life. We arrived at nearly 7 and the noise level was incredible. The place was nearly empty, but the

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After all the rave reviews, I chose to take a family member that I hadn't seen in ages in Cafe Alma. I have never been so embarassed in my life. We arrived at nearly 7 and the noise level was incredible. The place was nearly empty, but the

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Cafe Alma is a staple in the downtown St. Pete experience. If you have not checked out Cafe Alma yet, I recommend anyone coming to/ visiting St. Pete to stop in and try Cafe Alma. As you can see, I frequent there about 2-3 times a week. I

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Cafe Alma is a staple in the downtown St. Pete experience. If you have not checked out Cafe Alma yet, I recommend anyone coming to/ visiting St. Pete to stop in and try Cafe Alma. As you can see, I frequent there about 2-3 times a week. I

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Try the Alma Gyro. It's outstanding and you will not be dissapointed.

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Try the Alma Gyro. It's outstanding and you will not be dissapointed.

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I am a regular at Cafe Alma!!! The food and service is outstanding. One thing I truly love about Cafe Alma is the atmosphere and service. I recently stopped in this past sunday for the Sunday Brunch and wow it's sooooo good. Thanks again

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I am a regular at Cafe Alma!!! The food and service is outstanding. One thing I truly love about Cafe Alma is the atmosphere and service. I recently stopped in this past sunday for the Sunday Brunch and wow it's sooooo good. Thanks again

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I go to Cafe Alma for lunch just about 3-4 times a week. Not once that I have been there have I got bad service or bad food. Cafe Alma is easily one of my favorite places to dine in in downtown

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I go to Cafe Alma for lunch just about 3-4 times a week. Not once that I have been there have I got bad service or bad food. Cafe Alma is easily one of my favorite places to dine in in downtown

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I go to Cafe Alma for lunch just about 3-4 times a week. Not once that I have been there have I got bad service or bad food. Cafe Alma is easily one of my favorite places to dine in downtown.

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I go to Cafe Alma for lunch just about 3-4 times a week. Not once that I have been there have I got bad service or bad food. Cafe Alma is easily one of my favorite places to dine in downtown.

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I've never had anything but great experiences here. The $9.95 lunch special can't be beat... sandwich or burger, soup or salad, a side and a soda. Go with the turkey and avocado on pita and you'll have plenty left for dinner, too.

Great beer selection, attentive bartenders, and a crowd with a good vibe. Its my favorite place.

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I've never had anything but great experiences here. The $9.95 lunch special can't be beat... sandwich or burger, soup or salad, a side and a soda. Go with the turkey and avocado on pita and you'll have plenty left for dinner, too.

Great beer selection, attentive bartenders, and a crowd with a good vibe. Its my favorite place.

Pros: Sexy decor, thoughtful food

Cons: Shorter weekday hours

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We dined in on a pretty busy night this week and service was spot on. Food was exceptional. We had 5 tapas' and tried a few different beers. They had two for 1 on magic hats and the tapas were half price. We switched it up on the beers because the beer book is HUGE. Lot's of crafty beers. I likes.

Don't remember the servers name, but he was a really nice guy. We sat in a booth with a couch like seating arrangement. It was different, but super comfortable. Going to try in again soon and hope to have the same experience.

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We dined in on a pretty busy night this week and service was spot on. Food was exceptional. We had 5 tapas' and tried a few different beers. They had two for 1 on magic hats and the tapas were half price. We switched it up on the beers because the beer book is HUGE. Lot's of crafty beers. I likes.

Don't remember the servers name, but he was a really nice guy. We sat in a booth with a couch like seating arrangement. It was different, but super comfortable. Going to try in again soon and hope to have the same experience.

Pros: Huge Beer Selection and Great Food

Cons: Hard to Find

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Went to Cafe Alma last Friday and had a great meal, our server was indeed very pleasant even when they were so busy you could see they are working hard to take care of the tables. The place was packed. I had the Alma trio, it had steak, their amazing crab cake and shrimp and scallop skewer, started with a half house salad and had a bite sized dessert. It was so good that i almost did not want to finish all my food but take it home to enjoy later. I didn't see my favorite manager christine, she is always delightful and pleasing, instead they had a new guy who was a grump and was more focused busing tables than talking to guests, who was mia most of the time. To sum it up my group had fun and will hope to be back soon and see the little lady Christine. The menu is incredible. Oh they do add gratuity to discounted meals and a party more than 6 especially when everyone requests for split checks, if you come in on Tuesday Tapas night and get a bigger discount since it is half price tapas and wines they will add gratuity where we as customers also need to remember that that is how the servers earn livelihood, let us not forget that we had great food and to top that it is discounted, let us not be greedy.

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★★★★★

Went to Cafe Alma last Friday and had a great meal, our server was indeed very pleasant even when they were so busy you could see they are working hard to take care of the tables. The place was packed. I had the Alma trio, it had steak, their amazing crab cake and shrimp and scallop skewer, started with a half house salad and had a bite sized dessert. It was so good that i almost did not want to finish all my food but take it home to enjoy later. I didn't see my favorite manager christine, she is always delightful and pleasing, instead they had a new guy who was a grump and was more focused busing tables than talking to guests, who was mia most of the time. To sum it up my group had fun and will hope to be back soon and see the little lady Christine. The menu is incredible. Oh they do add gratuity to discounted meals and a party more than 6 especially when everyone requests for split checks, if you come in on Tuesday Tapas night and get a bigger discount since it is half price tapas and wines they will add gratuity where we as customers also need to remember that that is how the servers earn livelihood, let us not forget that we had great food and to top that it is discounted, let us not be greedy.

Pros: Greatest food flavors & Deals

Cons: new manager grump

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Only 2 of us, It was happy hour, so we had 2 for 1 drinks, short glasses with cheap tastless mix,,, ordered appetizers, most were ok,, but the calamari was overcooked and drowned in sauce,, the young waitress had an attitude of indifference,,,then she added a 18% gratuity to herself. Being new in the area we paid it, but will never go back there again, or rec it to anyone.
It should be up to the patron to decide how much to tip, based on service and the dining experience, not the establishment,or wait staff.

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Only 2 of us, It was happy hour, so we had 2 for 1 drinks, short glasses with cheap tastless mix,,, ordered appetizers, most were ok,, but the calamari was overcooked and drowned in sauce,, the young waitress had an attitude of indifference,,,then she added a 18% gratuity to herself. Being new in the area we paid it, but will never go back there again, or rec it to anyone.
It should be up to the patron to decide how much to tip, based on service and the dining experience, not the establishment,or wait staff.

Pros: some food is ok

Cons: why be forced to pay extra for bad service??

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We heard that Cafe Alma had new owners and went to go check it out this past Wed. evening.
We had a warm greeting from one of the new owners named Tony. The food was amazing and so was the service. We were very pleased to find out that Wed.'s were always 2-4-1 drink night. (bonus) After Dinner we sat at the bar and has some great conversations with some other patrons. We give this restaurant 5 stars and plan on returning to give their new Sunday Brunch a taste. We can't wait.

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We heard that Cafe Alma had new owners and went to go check it out this past Wed. evening.
We had a warm greeting from one of the new owners named Tony. The food was amazing and so was the service. We were very pleased to find out that Wed.'s were always 2-4-1 drink night. (bonus) After Dinner we sat at the bar and has some great conversations with some other patrons. We give this restaurant 5 stars and plan on returning to give their new Sunday Brunch a taste. We can't wait.

Pros: Food, drinks, Service

Cons: They are not open 24/7

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I grew up in St. Pete and I love what is happening in the downtown area. My favorite spot is Cafe Alma. Great food, great service and best of all Saturday Brunch and the bloody mary bar. I have seen many places come and go lately but Cafe Alma is here to stay... they really know how to please.

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I grew up in St. Pete and I love what is happening in the downtown area. My favorite spot is Cafe Alma. Great food, great service and best of all Saturday Brunch and the bloody mary bar. I have seen many places come and go lately but Cafe Alma is here to stay... they really know how to please.

Pros: open lunch and dinner and yummy saturday brunch

Cons: closed on sundays

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very interesting setting with its brick arches and local art adorning its walls. The servers are prompt and quite adept at remebering recurring customers. I've ordered everything from the Fromage to the Filet Mignon and I have not yet had a mediocre experience. At times some of the dishes have been disagreable and when I raised the issue, I have received a comparable dish in exchange. The atmosphere is dark and intimate (though, it can be claustrophobic if one doesn't like enclosed places). Everyone that I have brought to Cafe Alma have been enchanted with it as much as I have and several are now repeat customers. The wine selection is top notch and so is the microbrews. Though, Saturday Brunch deserves special mention with its Build-your-own Bloody Marys and wonderful hollandaise dishes.

Essentially, if you have not been there and are looking for a nice pricey (well, its comparable to Outback) dinner or drinks type place, try it out.

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very interesting setting with its brick arches and local art adorning its walls. The servers are prompt and quite adept at remebering recurring customers. I've ordered everything from the Fromage to the Filet Mignon and I have not yet had a mediocre experience. At times some of the dishes have been disagreable and when I raised the issue, I have received a comparable dish in exchange. The atmosphere is dark and intimate (though, it can be claustrophobic if one doesn't like enclosed places). Everyone that I have brought to Cafe Alma have been enchanted with it as much as I have and several are now repeat customers. The wine selection is top notch and so is the microbrews. Though, Saturday Brunch deserves special mention with its Build-your-own Bloody Marys and wonderful hollandaise dishes.

Essentially, if you have not been there and are looking for a nice pricey (well, its comparable to Outback) dinner or drinks type place, try it out.

Pros: Ambience

Cons: Parking

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Went there for my birthday. As a party of 8 we were not shy to order 4 bottles of wine, liquors and liquor coffees. Along with starters, entres and desserts. the Service- Hey sorry what service was horrific. The little ( I think the once we saw the waitress) we saw of the waitress she had an attitude to boot. Doing us a right royal favour with her presence.
We even ordered more drinks at the bar (the bartender was awesome). The food was fab but service really dismal. Do not go there on a special occasion as it can really put a dampner on your special evening!

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Went there for my birthday. As a party of 8 we were not shy to order 4 bottles of wine, liquors and liquor coffees. Along with starters, entres and desserts. the Service- Hey sorry what service was horrific. The little ( I think the once we saw the waitress) we saw of the waitress she had an attitude to boot. Doing us a right royal favour with her presence.
We even ordered more drinks at the bar (the bartender was awesome). The food was fab but service really dismal. Do not go there on a special occasion as it can really put a dampner on your special evening!

Pros: Good Food

Cons: Terrible Service- Infact what service

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Cafe Alma is my favorite place to go when I visit St. Pete. They have an excellent menu with many diverse choices and an amazing beer and wine selection. It is also one of the cleanest restaurants I've ever eaten at and this is really important to me. I am so neurotic about cleanliness that before I even eat at a restaurant, I pretend I am really drunk and I "accidentally" wander into the kitchen just to make sure the back of the house is as clean as the front. I did this at Cafe Alma on a busy Friday night, once and it was spotless back there. They were really cool about it, too. They just really nicely asked me to put my shirt back on and wait at the bar if I wanted a tour. I love this place: Great food, great prices, incredible atmosphere and the owners are really accommodating and friendly.
They also offer catering, which I have heard is unbelievable. The staff is pretty awesome too, really nice. Especially that Amish waiter Santana. He's hotter than Georgia asphalt. And strong like an ox. I once saw him lift another employee up off the ground with one hand while he mopped the floor beneath him. I highly recommend Cafe Alma. I always have a really fantastic time there.

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Cafe Alma is my favorite place to go when I visit St. Pete. They have an excellent menu with many diverse choices and an amazing beer and wine selection. It is also one of the cleanest restaurants I've ever eaten at and this is really important to me. I am so neurotic about cleanliness that before I even eat at a restaurant, I pretend I am really drunk and I "accidentally" wander into the kitchen just to make sure the back of the house is as clean as the front. I did this at Cafe Alma on a busy Friday night, once and it was spotless back there. They were really cool about it, too. They just really nicely asked me to put my shirt back on and wait at the bar if I wanted a tour. I love this place: Great food, great prices, incredible atmosphere and the owners are really accommodating and friendly.
They also offer catering, which I have heard is unbelievable. The staff is pretty awesome too, really nice. Especially that Amish waiter Santana. He's hotter than Georgia asphalt. And strong like an ox. I once saw him lift another employee up off the ground with one hand while he mopped the floor beneath him. I highly recommend Cafe Alma. I always have a really fantastic time there.

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My wife and I lived in NYC for many years and ate at many great restaurants, Cafe Alma would do very well in NYC. Their food is great and the staff is very friendly. We liked the food so much when we got married at The Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg we had them cater it and they did an amazing job! What's not to like about this place great food, nice staff and a trendy yet romantic decor. We have since moved away, but close enough to visit. Whenever we are in St Pete. we eat at Cafe Alma.

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My wife and I lived in NYC for many years and ate at many great restaurants, Cafe Alma would do very well in NYC. Their food is great and the staff is very friendly. We liked the food so much when we got married at The Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg we had them cater it and they did an amazing job! What's not to like about this place great food, nice staff and a trendy yet romantic decor. We have since moved away, but close enough to visit. Whenever we are in St Pete. we eat at Cafe Alma.

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I recently moved from the area and one of the things I miss the most is my visits to Cafe Alma....The Atmosphere..The Service..The Food..all top notch....When at Cafe Alma you are treated like family from your very first visit....When I am in town I always have to stop in the Cafe for a meal ...and there brunch is awesome...anyone wanting a good meal ..good service and great atmosphere Cafe Alma is the place to go...you can dine indoors or outdoors..It sure must be a great place to be ..all the employees are always smiling and more then willing to help you even when they are not your server...I also want to say I have read some of the comments here and find it very very hard to believe anyone would wait for anything at the Cafe...They are famous for there service ..Keep up the good work Cafe Alma....see ya soon on next in town visit

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I recently moved from the area and one of the things I miss the most is my visits to Cafe Alma....The Atmosphere..The Service..The Food..all top notch....When at Cafe Alma you are treated like family from your very first visit....When I am in town I always have to stop in the Cafe for a meal ...and there brunch is awesome...anyone wanting a good meal ..good service and great atmosphere Cafe Alma is the place to go...you can dine indoors or outdoors..It sure must be a great place to be ..all the employees are always smiling and more then willing to help you even when they are not your server...I also want to say I have read some of the comments here and find it very very hard to believe anyone would wait for anything at the Cafe...They are famous for there service ..Keep up the good work Cafe Alma....see ya soon on next in town visit

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Cafe Alma not only is one of the finest restaurants in downtown St Petersburg but also has a great staff.the atmosphere is charming.Brunch on Saturdays is outstanding.There is one thing that stands out when you dine at Cafe Alma that is the owners.They take the time to come to your table to make sure you feel welcome and always want to be sure you are enjoying your meal.I have worked in the restaurant industry for years and it is refreshing to see owners who really care.I have seen them bus tables,bring food/drinks to the tables when the staff is very busy. All to ensure that the customer dinner is served hot and promptly.I have also had a private party there and they go out of their way to make your special day whether it be a wedding,anniversary,shower or birthday one to remember.Once you have been there a few times they know you by name. My hats off the Catherine and Dwight Watkins for the fabulous job they and their staff do everyday.

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Cafe Alma not only is one of the finest restaurants in downtown St Petersburg but also has a great staff.the atmosphere is charming.Brunch on Saturdays is outstanding.There is one thing that stands out when you dine at Cafe Alma that is the owners.They take the time to come to your table to make sure you feel welcome and always want to be sure you are enjoying your meal.I have worked in the restaurant industry for years and it is refreshing to see owners who really care.I have seen them bus tables,bring food/drinks to the tables when the staff is very busy. All to ensure that the customer dinner is served hot and promptly.I have also had a private party there and they go out of their way to make your special day whether it be a wedding,anniversary,shower or birthday one to remember.Once you have been there a few times they know you by name. My hats off the Catherine and Dwight Watkins for the fabulous job they and their staff do everyday.

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Outstanding and consistent! I've been eating at Cafe Alma for two years now and have never been disappointed. It's obvious that the food is prepared fresh and with care and attention to detail. The wine list is smart and varied. The service is sharp and professional. Lunch, dinner and brunch are all fantastic. I especially love that it's not another run of the mill chain restaurant.

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Outstanding and consistent! I've been eating at Cafe Alma for two years now and have never been disappointed. It's obvious that the food is prepared fresh and with care and attention to detail. The wine list is smart and varied. The service is sharp and professional. Lunch, dinner and brunch are all fantastic. I especially love that it's not another run of the mill chain restaurant.

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Sounds to me like the person that wrote the bad review for lunch only tried Cafe Alma once and happened to have a bad experience. I dine there for lunch at least 3 times a week. I bring clients with me most of the time. I do this because I have always had prompt service and I feel secure that my guest will enjoy their experience. I think that one should not judge on one bad experience. Don't take my word for it, try this place for yourself!

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Sounds to me like the person that wrote the bad review for lunch only tried Cafe Alma once and happened to have a bad experience. I dine there for lunch at least 3 times a week. I bring clients with me most of the time. I do this because I have always had prompt service and I feel secure that my guest will enjoy their experience. I think that one should not judge on one bad experience. Don't take my word for it, try this place for yourself!

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I went to Cafe Alma the other day for lunch upon a friend's suggestion. I had heard rave reviews & took a friend with me. It was a week day, 1:00. We got there & were told there'd be a 30 minute wait, but there was hardly any one inside or out of the restaraunt. We were told the problem was a shortage in staff. We turned to leave but the hostess recommended sitting at the bar & we'd get full service, the bar was also empty. We sat & it took 15 minutes to an iced tea. An hour later we were still waiting for our food, a panini and a salad. No explanation from the server. We told him we needed to get back to work as the lunch hour was over. He said he'd be back in a minute with our food. It took another 15 minutes. We got back to work & started to eat our food but the chicken on my sandwich was tough & chewy & the fries were soggy. My friend's slamon salad, the fish was not cooked thoroughly. I would not recommend Cafe Alma to anyone. The food was disgusting and the service even worse. Stay away from this place!

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I went to Cafe Alma the other day for lunch upon a friend's suggestion. I had heard rave reviews & took a friend with me. It was a week day, 1:00. We got there & were told there'd be a 30 minute wait, but there was hardly any one inside or out of the restaraunt. We were told the problem was a shortage in staff. We turned to leave but the hostess recommended sitting at the bar & we'd get full service, the bar was also empty. We sat & it took 15 minutes to an iced tea. An hour later we were still waiting for our food, a panini and a salad. No explanation from the server. We told him we needed to get back to work as the lunch hour was over. He said he'd be back in a minute with our food. It took another 15 minutes. We got back to work & started to eat our food but the chicken on my sandwich was tough & chewy & the fries were soggy. My friend's slamon salad, the fish was not cooked thoroughly. I would not recommend Cafe Alma to anyone. The food was disgusting and the service even worse. Stay away from this place!

Pros: The building itself is beautiful

Cons: Bad food, bad service.

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We went there for my bday and were highly disappointed. Price and food quality don't match. I don't mind paying but when it's worth it. In our case it was a disaster.
I had sirloin steak from the winter menu - mashed potatoes were hard as a rock, both potatoes and zuccini were cold. The waiter offered to reheat it but there is no excuse why they were cold on the first place. Steak was a little warmer. At the end we got charged for 3 teas instead of 2 and overcharged $2 on martini.
I would not recomend this place to anybody.

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We went there for my bday and were highly disappointed. Price and food quality don't match. I don't mind paying but when it's worth it. In our case it was a disaster.
I had sirloin steak from the winter menu - mashed potatoes were hard as a rock, both potatoes and zuccini were cold. The waiter offered to reheat it but there is no excuse why they were cold on the first place. Steak was a little warmer. At the end we got charged for 3 teas instead of 2 and overcharged $2 on martini.
I would not recomend this place to anybody.

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There aren't too many places anywhere that will allow you to get away with salad, dinner, dessert and a glass of sangria for $15. Yeah, thats how I came to find Cafe Alma and their sunset menu that offers a selection of entrees to choose from that include a salad (tossed or ceaser) an entree, dessert and a glass of sangria. Naturally you have to get there between certain hours (5pm- 6:30pm) but if you are just leaving the daily grind in downtown St. Pete and you are looking for a great dinner, this is the place to stop. I have say try the Sirloin Steak with the burgandy demi glace with the mashed potatoes. It is excellent!!!

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★★★★★

There aren't too many places anywhere that will allow you to get away with salad, dinner, dessert and a glass of sangria for $15. Yeah, thats how I came to find Cafe Alma and their sunset menu that offers a selection of entrees to choose from that include a salad (tossed or ceaser) an entree, dessert and a glass of sangria. Naturally you have to get there between certain hours (5pm- 6:30pm) but if you are just leaving the daily grind in downtown St. Pete and you are looking for a great dinner, this is the place to stop. I have say try the Sirloin Steak with the burgandy demi glace with the mashed potatoes. It is excellent!!!

Pros: Great Sunset Menu, Nice location

Cons: Parking. Parking is always a pain in downtown St. Pete anyway!

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Most of the upscale bars/restaurants are over in tampa but if you don't feel like making the drive over the bridge, check out Cafe Alma. With a very unique menu and some traditional favorites - they offer something for everyone. Cafe Alma turns into a hot spot at night offering a full bar, outside patio, convenient location and even dancing!

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★★★★☆

Most of the upscale bars/restaurants are over in tampa but if you don't feel like making the drive over the bridge, check out Cafe Alma. With a very unique menu and some traditional favorites - they offer something for everyone. Cafe Alma turns into a hot spot at night offering a full bar, outside patio, convenient location and even dancing!

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I go frequently to Cafe Alma and have never found it to be filled with the trendy Eurotrash and fake breasts crowd. I only go before 8 on a weeknight. Crowd is dignified casual, food excellent (fresh ingredients interestingly prepared), noise level low enough that you can converse easily.

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★★★★★

I go frequently to Cafe Alma and have never found it to be filled with the trendy Eurotrash and fake breasts crowd. I only go before 8 on a weeknight. Crowd is dignified casual, food excellent (fresh ingredients interestingly prepared), noise level low enough that you can converse easily.

Pros: Outstanding food, Good value

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I love Cafe' Alma because it isn't a hole in the wall bar and you don't have to go all the way to Tampa for a little upscale bar/club. The drinks aren't too expensive, but a friend of mine did drop around $18 for a pizza that was small. Good atmosphere, awsome Techno/breakbeat music on Fridays and Saturdays.

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I love Cafe' Alma because it isn't a hole in the wall bar and you don't have to go all the way to Tampa for a little upscale bar/club. The drinks aren't too expensive, but a friend of mine did drop around $18 for a pizza that was small. Good atmosphere, awsome Techno/breakbeat music on Fridays and Saturdays.

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The Ahi Tuna on mixed greens ... I just keep coming back. A cafe that definitely should not be missed while in St. Petersburg.

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The Ahi Tuna on mixed greens ... I just keep coming back. A cafe that definitely should not be missed while in St. Petersburg.

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The visual setting is the best thing about Alma. The scene is yuppie/ Euro trash wannabe, meaning the woman at the table next might have a chanel purse put chances are it is as fake as her breasts. The food is average at best put the presentation is nice. The service is mainly trendy scenster kiddies with a unapproving glare, and the music is annoying at best. The only real positive is the late night kitchen, it is a tolerable place to sit down with a starter and have a conversation, but don't expect to meet intelligent conversationalists there though... Alma is somewhere to bring people.

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The visual setting is the best thing about Alma. The scene is yuppie/ Euro trash wannabe, meaning the woman at the table next might have a chanel purse put chances are it is as fake as her breasts. The food is average at best put the presentation is nice. The service is mainly trendy scenster kiddies with a unapproving glare, and the music is annoying at best. The only real positive is the late night kitchen, it is a tolerable place to sit down with a starter and have a conversation, but don't expect to meet intelligent conversationalists there though... Alma is somewhere to bring people.

Pros: visually pleasing, attractive setting, late hours

Cons: music, average food

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Cafe Alma, somewhat hidden in downtown Tampa, is the best restaurant we visited on a recent trip. In fact, we went there twice in one weekend. The Saturday brunch should not be missed! Excellent food, exceptional desserts.

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★★★★★

Cafe Alma, somewhat hidden in downtown Tampa, is the best restaurant we visited on a recent trip. In fact, we went there twice in one weekend. The Saturday brunch should not be missed! Excellent food, exceptional desserts.

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My wife and I had wonderful casual meal. Service was prompt. Food was well flavored and hot. My wife enjoyed having several vegitarian options and I had seafood. We will try to get back for brunch.

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★★★★★

My wife and I had wonderful casual meal. Service was prompt. Food was well flavored and hot. My wife enjoyed having several vegitarian options and I had seafood. We will try to get back for brunch.

Pros: Vegitarian, Casual

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Service sucks...worst in the area by far. Food is great, but there a gazillion places to eat with good food. Nobody values service anymore. I will never eat here again. I have had terrible service on multiple occasions- never again.

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★☆☆☆☆

Service sucks...worst in the area by far. Food is great, but there a gazillion places to eat with good food. Nobody values service anymore. I will never eat here again. I have had terrible service on multiple occasions- never again.

Pros: food

Cons: , service, service

 

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