Ted Peters Smoked Fish Inc

★★★★☆
  • 1350 Pasadena Ave S

    South Pasadena, FL 33707

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  • 727-381-7931

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My wife and I were vacationing in the St Pete area and were looking for a place to have lunch. We happened by Ted Peters Smoked Fish and the parking lot looked like I-4 at 5 pm. We pulled in and had their imfamous smoked fish and was

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My wife and I were vacationing in the St Pete area and were looking for a place to have lunch. We happened by Ted Peters Smoked Fish and the parking lot looked like I-4 at 5 pm. We pulled in and had their imfamous smoked fish and was

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Red light cameras suck. There is one that has a sign for right turn and one that doesn't. Businesses should be jumping up and down on their representatives desk to get these removed. Tourist beware. Hit them where it hurts. Too many other

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Red light cameras suck. There is one that has a sign for right turn and one that doesn't. Businesses should be jumping up and down on their representatives desk to get these removed. Tourist beware. Hit them where it hurts. Too many other

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Food is good.....but it doesn't accomodate handicapped people. When speaking to co-owner Tim Cook, we told him of this, he very condescendinglyand sarcastically replied with basically, TOO BAD.
Ted Peter's is grandfathered in due to age

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★★★★★

Food is good.....but it doesn't accomodate handicapped people. When speaking to co-owner Tim Cook, we told him of this, he very condescendinglyand sarcastically replied with basically, TOO BAD.
Ted Peter's is grandfathered in due to age

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While the food at Ted Peters and many other restaurants are excellent I will never travel down there because of the money making politicians that voted for these stupid cameras. Just to send in an affidavit of your correctness is a

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★★★★★

While the food at Ted Peters and many other restaurants are excellent I will never travel down there because of the money making politicians that voted for these stupid cameras. Just to send in an affidavit of your correctness is a

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Not the same since Mr. Camero Guy, get lost, from the Food Channel. went there. Screw that spiked hair California nerd.

TP got promoted and greed followed. Too bad.

Thanks Guy,

You made it a tourist trap.

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★★★★★

Not the same since Mr. Camero Guy, get lost, from the Food Channel. went there. Screw that spiked hair California nerd.

TP got promoted and greed followed. Too bad.

Thanks Guy,

You made it a tourist trap.

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Not impressed with the service tonight...or lack thereof....walked in around 6:30, no wait for seats at the bar. Sat there for 5 minutes with not less than probably 5 employees walking by behind the bar. Not ONE even acknowledged we

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★★★★★

Not impressed with the service tonight...or lack thereof....walked in around 6:30, no wait for seats at the bar. Sat there for 5 minutes with not less than probably 5 employees walking by behind the bar. Not ONE even acknowledged we

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Ted Peters is one of the BEST place in town. They have EXCELLENT fish spread for being mullet & mahi mixed. The burgers are HUGE and tasty. You gotta have one of their famous Mug of Root Beers with your meal. And for dessert they have OFF

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★★★★★

Ted Peters is one of the BEST place in town. They have EXCELLENT fish spread for being mullet & mahi mixed. The burgers are HUGE and tasty. You gotta have one of their famous Mug of Root Beers with your meal. And for dessert they have OFF

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I am absolutely appalled with this restaurant! This institution has been a place my family has enjoyed for the past 4 generations. And while the food is still good. The cost is outrageous! It was $25 for 2 quarts... 1 fish spread & 1 potato salad. And while it was delicious, you cannot use your debit card which is an inconvenience especially if you are like me and never have more than $10-15 cash on you at any given moment. They also wanted to charge $.05 for every cracker or hot sauce packet. You need at least 2+ sleeves of crackers to eat a quart of fish spread.
I am very saddened by this. While the food is good and we have immensely enjoyed this in the past. Unfortunately unless we win the lottery, we will not be returning. End of an Era... :(

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★★☆☆☆

I am absolutely appalled with this restaurant! This institution has been a place my family has enjoyed for the past 4 generations. And while the food is still good. The cost is outrageous! It was $25 for 2 quarts... 1 fish spread & 1 potato salad. And while it was delicious, you cannot use your debit card which is an inconvenience especially if you are like me and never have more than $10-15 cash on you at any given moment. They also wanted to charge $.05 for every cracker or hot sauce packet. You need at least 2+ sleeves of crackers to eat a quart of fish spread.
I am very saddened by this. While the food is good and we have immensely enjoyed this in the past. Unfortunately unless we win the lottery, we will not be returning. End of an Era... :(

Pros: Still have amazing fish spread and potato salad

Cons: Waaaay too much money for the food

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True this place is legend - but it has gone downhill since the the old guy passed away and left it to his sons. The smoked mullet is good - as always, But the feeling around here seems to be that we can go on forever with the past reputation. Newsflash!!! - you boys will have nothing soon except a valuable piece of property on Pasadena if you don't change your attitude about SERVICE.

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★★★☆☆

True this place is legend - but it has gone downhill since the the old guy passed away and left it to his sons. The smoked mullet is good - as always, But the feeling around here seems to be that we can go on forever with the past reputation. Newsflash!!! - you boys will have nothing soon except a valuable piece of property on Pasadena if you don't change your attitude about SERVICE.

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I took a group of family from out of town to find out this place was CASH Only. Their was nothing on their web site about this. My guests were on vacation and use their credit cards for their trip. They do have an ATM in the parking lot but it requires a fee to withdraw money. How embarrassing to have this situation happen. Will never go back!!!

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★☆☆☆☆

I took a group of family from out of town to find out this place was CASH Only. Their was nothing on their web site about this. My guests were on vacation and use their credit cards for their trip. They do have an ATM in the parking lot but it requires a fee to withdraw money. How embarrassing to have this situation happen. Will never go back!!!

Pros: Fish Spread

Cons: Cash only

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Ted Peter's is a St Pete institution and rightfully so. It has some of the best smoked fish around. The fish spread and even the burgers are also excellent. Try some good old fashioned root beer, too. The potato salad is German style and very tasty. Sometimes you might have to wait to get seated, but it is well worth it.

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★★★★★

Ted Peter's is a St Pete institution and rightfully so. It has some of the best smoked fish around. The fish spread and even the burgers are also excellent. Try some good old fashioned root beer, too. The potato salad is German style and very tasty. Sometimes you might have to wait to get seated, but it is well worth it.

Pros: Outstanding smoked fish

Cons: Can get crowded

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Absolutely amazing - my family's been eating here for over 40 years - one of the best burgers, the most amazing smoked fish and oh my goodness the fish spread is a must - a gotta do when on SPB!!!

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★★★★★

Absolutely amazing - my family's been eating here for over 40 years - one of the best burgers, the most amazing smoked fish and oh my goodness the fish spread is a must - a gotta do when on SPB!!!

Pros: Outside, Family Owned, Best Smoked Fish Evah

Cons: CASH ONLY

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I have lived in this area for almost 30 yrs. I always remembered it being great. Not the case now. Prices for a burger were ridiculous and your charged for lettuce, toms, pickles and whatever else. No sides come with anything unless you want to pay at least $2.00 for potato salad. Three people with burgers with all the trimmings, no sides, fish spread, two sodas, one beer was equivalent to a night at Outback. I've had better fish spread, also. I think they let the fame of being on DDD go to their heads. We will not return.

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★★★☆☆

I have lived in this area for almost 30 yrs. I always remembered it being great. Not the case now. Prices for a burger were ridiculous and your charged for lettuce, toms, pickles and whatever else. No sides come with anything unless you want to pay at least $2.00 for potato salad. Three people with burgers with all the trimmings, no sides, fish spread, two sodas, one beer was equivalent to a night at Outback. I've had better fish spread, also. I think they let the fame of being on DDD go to their heads. We will not return.

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have lived here 25 years and have been to Ted Peters many times always take northen folk here they as well as myself have really enjoyed the pleasant outdoor setting and the smoked mullet and fish spreads are wonderful. what is really nice still feels like old florida which is hard to find. have to stop in a least once

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★★★★★

have lived here 25 years and have been to Ted Peters many times always take northen folk here they as well as myself have really enjoyed the pleasant outdoor setting and the smoked mullet and fish spreads are wonderful. what is really nice still feels like old florida which is hard to find. have to stop in a least once

Pros: the smoked mullet

Cons: condos blocking the beach view

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I guess I'm one of those locals that frequents Ted Peters and I have done so for 58 yrs. The food is always top drawer even though changes have taken place over the years. The menu is short and simple by design. A simple change such as a chicken sandwich can take a decade to manifest itself. Their is nothing cavalier about their management of what has become a trip down memory lane for many customers. The basis for this is the quality of the food. The ambiance may be Florida 50's but that is Florida at its best. I miss mom's apple pies and cookies but times do change. Thank goodness the hamburgers, cheese burgers, hot dogs, fish spread, clam chowder, cold root beer and smoked fish haven't.
They say you can never go home, well at Ted Peters it's the next best thing.

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★★★★★

I guess I'm one of those locals that frequents Ted Peters and I have done so for 58 yrs. The food is always top drawer even though changes have taken place over the years. The menu is short and simple by design. A simple change such as a chicken sandwich can take a decade to manifest itself. Their is nothing cavalier about their management of what has become a trip down memory lane for many customers. The basis for this is the quality of the food. The ambiance may be Florida 50's but that is Florida at its best. I miss mom's apple pies and cookies but times do change. Thank goodness the hamburgers, cheese burgers, hot dogs, fish spread, clam chowder, cold root beer and smoked fish haven't.
They say you can never go home, well at Ted Peters it's the next best thing.

Pros: relaxing atmosphere, great food

Cons: hard bar stools

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My husband saw this place featured on TV so he took the family there over Christmas break. I was quite surprised by how dirty it was and how poorly they maintain the restaurant. Despite this, I decided to stay for him to see if the food was worth it. Surprisingly, the smoked Mahi Mahi was absolutely amazing. I got the lunch portion, which is 3/4 of a pound, although I think they must have given me at least a pound of fish. The lunch portion does not include sides like dinner, so I didn't get the potato salad or baked beans, but I did get a quartered pickle, giant tomato slice, giant onion slice, and a couple of lemon wedges. I also used a bit of hot sauce. Along with the sliced tomato and lemon the flavor was outstanding- simply the best smoked fish I've ever eaten. For under $10 for lunch, I was quite pleased. I also saw other diners eating the smoked fish sandwiches which looked very good.

We also got the fish spread with saltines, which is very similar to tuna fish, but perhaps a little better. For dessert I had an excellent slice of key lime pie! Wow, it was great. If this place could just find a newer, more modern location they would have lines out the door. The food really is that good.

All of our forks came out dirty from the kitchen with food still on them, so we had to send them back, and since we sat by the kitchen I noticed how badly they need to replace the kitchen door.

Would I go back? I probably would but I'm not overly impressed with the service and cleanliness.

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My husband saw this place featured on TV so he took the family there over Christmas break. I was quite surprised by how dirty it was and how poorly they maintain the restaurant. Despite this, I decided to stay for him to see if the food was worth it. Surprisingly, the smoked Mahi Mahi was absolutely amazing. I got the lunch portion, which is 3/4 of a pound, although I think they must have given me at least a pound of fish. The lunch portion does not include sides like dinner, so I didn't get the potato salad or baked beans, but I did get a quartered pickle, giant tomato slice, giant onion slice, and a couple of lemon wedges. I also used a bit of hot sauce. Along with the sliced tomato and lemon the flavor was outstanding- simply the best smoked fish I've ever eaten. For under $10 for lunch, I was quite pleased. I also saw other diners eating the smoked fish sandwiches which looked very good.

We also got the fish spread with saltines, which is very similar to tuna fish, but perhaps a little better. For dessert I had an excellent slice of key lime pie! Wow, it was great. If this place could just find a newer, more modern location they would have lines out the door. The food really is that good.

All of our forks came out dirty from the kitchen with food still on them, so we had to send them back, and since we sat by the kitchen I noticed how badly they need to replace the kitchen door.

Would I go back? I probably would but I'm not overly impressed with the service and cleanliness.

Pros: excellent smoked fish, great lunch prices, to go menu

Cons: dirty, not well maintained

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I have been to Ted Peter's every time I have gone to Florida and have NEVER been disappointed!!!! I can't wait until Feb. 2009 because I just got married and I am taking my husband to get the BEST smoked fish you could ever have. Thanks Ted Peter's for your fantastic little place, it wouldn't be the same without you!!!!!

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★★★★★

I have been to Ted Peter's every time I have gone to Florida and have NEVER been disappointed!!!! I can't wait until Feb. 2009 because I just got married and I am taking my husband to get the BEST smoked fish you could ever have. Thanks Ted Peter's for your fantastic little place, it wouldn't be the same without you!!!!!

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I've been going to Ted Peter's for 40 years. The service is always the same as is the food. EXCELLENT! Those ladies are incredible to work such long hours in the heat. They may have a bad day but don't we all. I LOVE the smoked fish, spread and potato salad. When my son was 5 years old he had a cheeseburger and told me that it was "The best cheeseburger that God ever made". It doesn't get better than that! The first trip my husband made he thought I was crazy when I told him to order the cheeseburger and we'd get fish to go. He is now eating like the locals. We LOVE it and when we make it to Florida we go there. If I have friends coming up to visit they bring me a care package. I LOVE IT!

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★★★★★

I've been going to Ted Peter's for 40 years. The service is always the same as is the food. EXCELLENT! Those ladies are incredible to work such long hours in the heat. They may have a bad day but don't we all. I LOVE the smoked fish, spread and potato salad. When my son was 5 years old he had a cheeseburger and told me that it was "The best cheeseburger that God ever made". It doesn't get better than that! The first trip my husband made he thought I was crazy when I told him to order the cheeseburger and we'd get fish to go. He is now eating like the locals. We LOVE it and when we make it to Florida we go there. If I have friends coming up to visit they bring me a care package. I LOVE IT!

Pros: The FOOD!

Cons: It can be hot outside but there is an air conditioned indoor dining room

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We went on a Sunday afternoon and had a fabulous meal and great service (from Ruthie, our waitress). We'd read all the bad reviews and still decided to give the place a try on a trip down to Tampa. The FoodTV show looked so appealing and we love Fish!..Well, we weren't disappointed. Hey, try buying a pound of fresh quality salmon from a seafood market (not the grey stuff from the grocery stores), take the time to smoke it yourself and then add all the side dishes....Duh, $18 is cheap!! And try smiling and being friendly to the wait staff! It's just amazing how people respond when you're nice to them.

Thank you Ruthie and thank you Ted Peter's for a memorable occasion.

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★★★★★

We went on a Sunday afternoon and had a fabulous meal and great service (from Ruthie, our waitress). We'd read all the bad reviews and still decided to give the place a try on a trip down to Tampa. The FoodTV show looked so appealing and we love Fish!..Well, we weren't disappointed. Hey, try buying a pound of fresh quality salmon from a seafood market (not the grey stuff from the grocery stores), take the time to smoke it yourself and then add all the side dishes....Duh, $18 is cheap!! And try smiling and being friendly to the wait staff! It's just amazing how people respond when you're nice to them.

Thank you Ruthie and thank you Ted Peter's for a memorable occasion.

Pros: Food, service, price

Cons: None we can think of

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I read most of the reviews and was surprised to see so many negative comments after hearing good things about this place for years. Almost decided not to go.... but I did and was very pleased with my visit to Ted Peters.

Most of the negative reviews had to do with poor service. My waitress was excellent... very attentive.. she made good recommendations and was very prompt... We had the smoked fish dip and true to the waitress advice it was great with hot sauce. Me and my wife split a smoked salmon dinner (cost $21) and it was more than we could eat.... at least a pound of incredibly fresh salmon... I noted some other complaints about price in some reviews..... I told my wife that good salmon costs about the same as this dish...

All in all my service was prompt and attentive, the food was great, and the cost was reasonable.

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★★★★★

I read most of the reviews and was surprised to see so many negative comments after hearing good things about this place for years. Almost decided not to go.... but I did and was very pleased with my visit to Ted Peters.

Most of the negative reviews had to do with poor service. My waitress was excellent... very attentive.. she made good recommendations and was very prompt... We had the smoked fish dip and true to the waitress advice it was great with hot sauce. Me and my wife split a smoked salmon dinner (cost $21) and it was more than we could eat.... at least a pound of incredibly fresh salmon... I noted some other complaints about price in some reviews..... I told my wife that good salmon costs about the same as this dish...

All in all my service was prompt and attentive, the food was great, and the cost was reasonable.

Pros: Food quality, Service, Old Florida Charm

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I've been going to Ted Peters for over 20 years, and I became use to the poor service and attitudes from the employees. It was kind of a joke to my friend and I over the years as to how long it would be until we got service at the small bar area out front. In the early 90's we would go there on a Sunday to eat and watch a little football on their 20" T.V. We would sit there for 15 to 20 minutes with no menu, drinks or food in front of us, most employees would ask us what the score was even though they could plainly see we had no drinks or menus. Even the manager would stand right by us talking about the game but never asked us if we needed anything. After a while of being ignored, I guess the wait staff realised we weren't going anywhere and would serve us. We looked at it as part of the "experiance" and just delt with it. That was when I was a single young guy with a whole day to waste.

I hadn't been there since the late 90's and went back there last week; what a HUGE MISTAKE!!! The prices have gone way up while it seems the portions have gone down. The service is still horrible, I think their servers are ex-driver's licence office employees. My friend and I basically had to argue with the server to get extra napkins and a refill of our drinks, it's like they train the servers to be rude. The fish spread is still awesome and the salmon is really good but to expensive for what you get now.

Anyhow, I wouldn't take anyone there again, I might go back sometime when I feel my ego needs to knocked down a notch or two, or when I want to be left alone.

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★☆☆☆☆

I've been going to Ted Peters for over 20 years, and I became use to the poor service and attitudes from the employees. It was kind of a joke to my friend and I over the years as to how long it would be until we got service at the small bar area out front. In the early 90's we would go there on a Sunday to eat and watch a little football on their 20" T.V. We would sit there for 15 to 20 minutes with no menu, drinks or food in front of us, most employees would ask us what the score was even though they could plainly see we had no drinks or menus. Even the manager would stand right by us talking about the game but never asked us if we needed anything. After a while of being ignored, I guess the wait staff realised we weren't going anywhere and would serve us. We looked at it as part of the "experiance" and just delt with it. That was when I was a single young guy with a whole day to waste.

I hadn't been there since the late 90's and went back there last week; what a HUGE MISTAKE!!! The prices have gone way up while it seems the portions have gone down. The service is still horrible, I think their servers are ex-driver's licence office employees. My friend and I basically had to argue with the server to get extra napkins and a refill of our drinks, it's like they train the servers to be rude. The fish spread is still awesome and the salmon is really good but to expensive for what you get now.

Anyhow, I wouldn't take anyone there again, I might go back sometime when I feel my ego needs to knocked down a notch or two, or when I want to be left alone.

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I've lived in St. Pete for about 10 years and this place has been going down hill rapidly over the past fives years. So much so i'm compelled to leave you, a possible out-of-towner to go somewhere else. On our most recent experience I took my wife and daughter for lunch. Upon arrival we stand wait for about five minutes for someone to seat us as the sign says "Please wait to be seated". It was clear the employees that were chatting it up right next to where we standing felt it was not their job to seat people. After five minutes I gave one of them a stern look and she tells me to sit wherever I'd like. - Unbelievable. Next although there are only 5 items on the menu (no, really) when the waitress came we asked for a couple more minutes to order so we could sort out our little one. She was clearly annoyed. I decided on the smoked mullet "platter" to the tune of about $9. For some reason their idea of a "platter" is to give you a slice of onion and tomato with your order. I asked the waitress if it should come with the potato salad and she said that was an additional $3. Although the fish did taste good it's not worth that kind of money, especially for florida and especially considering the other great places to eat in that area. Needless to say we won't be going back, ever and I urge you to read some of the other comments located here as a trend of nasty service, high prices and small portions have seem to become the norm. Heck even PJ's is much better than this place has become. I wish I could give it zero stars.

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★☆☆☆☆

I've lived in St. Pete for about 10 years and this place has been going down hill rapidly over the past fives years. So much so i'm compelled to leave you, a possible out-of-towner to go somewhere else. On our most recent experience I took my wife and daughter for lunch. Upon arrival we stand wait for about five minutes for someone to seat us as the sign says "Please wait to be seated". It was clear the employees that were chatting it up right next to where we standing felt it was not their job to seat people. After five minutes I gave one of them a stern look and she tells me to sit wherever I'd like. - Unbelievable. Next although there are only 5 items on the menu (no, really) when the waitress came we asked for a couple more minutes to order so we could sort out our little one. She was clearly annoyed. I decided on the smoked mullet "platter" to the tune of about $9. For some reason their idea of a "platter" is to give you a slice of onion and tomato with your order. I asked the waitress if it should come with the potato salad and she said that was an additional $3. Although the fish did taste good it's not worth that kind of money, especially for florida and especially considering the other great places to eat in that area. Needless to say we won't be going back, ever and I urge you to read some of the other comments located here as a trend of nasty service, high prices and small portions have seem to become the norm. Heck even PJ's is much better than this place has become. I wish I could give it zero stars.

Pros: Close to the beach

Cons: Everything

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Worst service ever! This restuarant doesn't even deserve 1 star. I took my wife and son here after we saw it on food network. After sitting down and asking some simple questions about the choices on the menu, we were talked down to, rushed and just treated terribly. We didn't stay long enough to get our food.

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★☆☆☆☆

Worst service ever! This restuarant doesn't even deserve 1 star. I took my wife and son here after we saw it on food network. After sitting down and asking some simple questions about the choices on the menu, we were talked down to, rushed and just treated terribly. We didn't stay long enough to get our food.

Pros: none

Cons: rude servers

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Nothing short of WOW!!! Just watched a Food Channel short on Ted Peter's. Having moved from the Bay Area and now living in Montana has kept me from TP. My loss. TP is fantastic. The wonderful smell of the smoking fish is just the beginning of the experience. I hear they have the best burger but I can never get past placing the same order. Start with the smoked fish spread and then some of the warm German potato salad before a monster slab of smoked fish. I prefer the salmon. Wash it down with a clod beer or a gigantic glass of iced tea. Always enough fish for a to go box. Even the bread is great. I can't wait to go back to Florida to visit family and spend some time at a TP picnic table. Service is quick and personable. Prices fair. Yummo!

I read the bad review. Something fishy there. Must have been fired for eating on the job.

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★★★★★

Nothing short of WOW!!! Just watched a Food Channel short on Ted Peter's. Having moved from the Bay Area and now living in Montana has kept me from TP. My loss. TP is fantastic. The wonderful smell of the smoking fish is just the beginning of the experience. I hear they have the best burger but I can never get past placing the same order. Start with the smoked fish spread and then some of the warm German potato salad before a monster slab of smoked fish. I prefer the salmon. Wash it down with a clod beer or a gigantic glass of iced tea. Always enough fish for a to go box. Even the bread is great. I can't wait to go back to Florida to visit family and spend some time at a TP picnic table. Service is quick and personable. Prices fair. Yummo!

I read the bad review. Something fishy there. Must have been fired for eating on the job.

Pros: The aroma, the location, ahh, the fish, fish spread and potato salad

Cons: Sometimes you have to wait for a table and sit at the bar (aw, shucks!)

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Ted Peter's has a simple menu. That's because they don't need anything more than their wonderful smoked fish, smoked fish spreads, and a few simple side dishes. Their smoked mullet is a must for tourists and locals alike.
Gail M.

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Ted Peter's has a simple menu. That's because they don't need anything more than their wonderful smoked fish, smoked fish spreads, and a few simple side dishes. Their smoked mullet is a must for tourists and locals alike.
Gail M.

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Food and service are horrible. Can anyone tell me why it smells like a dirty tennis shoe being cooked on a grilll/barbeque? I was advised to eat there by a local who raved and was totally disappointed. I think all the same people who have been going to this place since the beginning of time are the only ones who like it. Come on St. Pete time to change and get out of the midwest mentality.

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Food and service are horrible. Can anyone tell me why it smells like a dirty tennis shoe being cooked on a grilll/barbeque? I was advised to eat there by a local who raved and was totally disappointed. I think all the same people who have been going to this place since the beginning of time are the only ones who like it. Come on St. Pete time to change and get out of the midwest mentality.

Pros: location

Cons: food, servers, noise, smell, etc

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Ted's little hideaway is my favorite stop when visiting the area .. I have been their dozens of times .. I even have shipped spread home on ocfcasion .. From smoked fish to cheeseburgers .. But the cold mug of root beer and the german potato salad make every trip perfect ... Hey this ain't Mickey D's this food has taste ...

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★★★★★

Ted's little hideaway is my favorite stop when visiting the area .. I have been their dozens of times .. I even have shipped spread home on ocfcasion .. From smoked fish to cheeseburgers .. But the cold mug of root beer and the german potato salad make every trip perfect ... Hey this ain't Mickey D's this food has taste ...

Pros: Real cooked food,

Cons: parking traffic ..

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TERRIBLE PLACE RUDE SERVERS OVERPRICED FOOD RUSHED AND HURRIED THE WHOLE TIME WAITRESSES SMOKE WITHOUT WASHING HANDS RIGHT IN FRONT OF YOU ONE WAITRESS EVEN CHANGED SHOES AND THE TABLE NEXT TO US AND RUBBED HER FEET THEN NON CHALANTLY DELIVERED FOOD TO A TABLE WITHOUT EVEN COMING CLOSE TO A WASH ROOM CHECK WAS ON OUR TABLE AS THE OVERPRICED FISH WAS DELIVERED WE WERE ASK TO PAY WHILE STILL EATING CAUSE OUR WAITRESS WAS TIRED AND THE PLACE WAS ACTUALLY CLOSED NOW
SAVE YOUR MONEY AND GO TO SHELLS

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TERRIBLE PLACE RUDE SERVERS OVERPRICED FOOD RUSHED AND HURRIED THE WHOLE TIME WAITRESSES SMOKE WITHOUT WASHING HANDS RIGHT IN FRONT OF YOU ONE WAITRESS EVEN CHANGED SHOES AND THE TABLE NEXT TO US AND RUBBED HER FEET THEN NON CHALANTLY DELIVERED FOOD TO A TABLE WITHOUT EVEN COMING CLOSE TO A WASH ROOM CHECK WAS ON OUR TABLE AS THE OVERPRICED FISH WAS DELIVERED WE WERE ASK TO PAY WHILE STILL EATING CAUSE OUR WAITRESS WAS TIRED AND THE PLACE WAS ACTUALLY CLOSED NOW
SAVE YOUR MONEY AND GO TO SHELLS

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Plain and simple here. Works some places but when the service is as bad as we had and the food as pricey, it don't work. Needs updating and some decent staff and management. Don't reccomend!!
For the price you have to pay we should have got some down home make me wanna feel like comin back and doin it again, instead, pay and get out people are waiting kinda service wow beware

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Plain and simple here. Works some places but when the service is as bad as we had and the food as pricey, it don't work. Needs updating and some decent staff and management. Don't reccomend!!
For the price you have to pay we should have got some down home make me wanna feel like comin back and doin it again, instead, pay and get out people are waiting kinda service wow beware

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THE FOOD WAS OK IF YOU LIKE SMOKED FISH, BUT THE PRICE IS LAUGHABLE. ALMOST 18 DOLLARS FOR A SMOKED SALMON. PLEASE, I HAVE EATEN SMOKED FISH UP NORTH AT SOME FINE PLACES THAT HAVE BEEN THERE LONGER THAN THIS ROADSIDE FLOP AND THE PRICE WAS NOT NEAR AS HIGH AND FOOD MUCH BETTER. THE SERVICE IS ANOTHER STORY, ONE WAITRESS REDEEMED THE PLACE BUT LET ME TELL YOU, IF YOU LIKE BEING HURRIED, RUSHED, TALKED DOWN TO AND RUDE LIKE, THEN THIS IS YOUR PLACE.i HAVE NEVER SEEN AS MANY WAITRESSES SMOKE CIGS RIGHT IN FRONT OF US THEN SERVE OUR FOOD. I WAS DISGUSTED . NEVER AGAIN OR MY MY FRIENDS JENNY TAMPA

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★☆☆☆☆

THE FOOD WAS OK IF YOU LIKE SMOKED FISH, BUT THE PRICE IS LAUGHABLE. ALMOST 18 DOLLARS FOR A SMOKED SALMON. PLEASE, I HAVE EATEN SMOKED FISH UP NORTH AT SOME FINE PLACES THAT HAVE BEEN THERE LONGER THAN THIS ROADSIDE FLOP AND THE PRICE WAS NOT NEAR AS HIGH AND FOOD MUCH BETTER. THE SERVICE IS ANOTHER STORY, ONE WAITRESS REDEEMED THE PLACE BUT LET ME TELL YOU, IF YOU LIKE BEING HURRIED, RUSHED, TALKED DOWN TO AND RUDE LIKE, THEN THIS IS YOUR PLACE.i HAVE NEVER SEEN AS MANY WAITRESSES SMOKE CIGS RIGHT IN FRONT OF US THEN SERVE OUR FOOD. I WAS DISGUSTED . NEVER AGAIN OR MY MY FRIENDS JENNY TAMPA

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This place just might as well close its doors, its nothing like it use to be. The food is so way overpriced, the service is absolutely horrible. I and my wif have never seen such a miserable display of waitresses in one place, constantly arguing over people in front of tables,(one even rubbing and changing her shoes with a hand washing) spinning menus through the air onto the tables, short and curt, rude responses cause of our questions. The menu was very small, the smell of gas and oil permeated the entire place because of the heavy traffic just a few feet from the tables or a car parked with its bumper just 1 foot away from you. You are expected to hurry after being charged something like 75 dollars for our party of three. Ridiculous place, don't waste your money there its not worth the trip jon and mary

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★☆☆☆☆

This place just might as well close its doors, its nothing like it use to be. The food is so way overpriced, the service is absolutely horrible. I and my wif have never seen such a miserable display of waitresses in one place, constantly arguing over people in front of tables,(one even rubbing and changing her shoes with a hand washing) spinning menus through the air onto the tables, short and curt, rude responses cause of our questions. The menu was very small, the smell of gas and oil permeated the entire place because of the heavy traffic just a few feet from the tables or a car parked with its bumper just 1 foot away from you. You are expected to hurry after being charged something like 75 dollars for our party of three. Ridiculous place, don't waste your money there its not worth the trip jon and mary

Pros: they are living on a past reputation that is obviously gone. just want your money

Cons: too many to name service is terrible food overpriced atmosphere horrible

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DROVE OVER FROM TAMPA....IT IS GOOD,BUT GETTING A LITTLE PRICEY...34.00 BUCKS FOR TWO...
(WE ONLY HAD TWO BEERS....) THE ATMOSPHERE IS OK...ESPECIALLY IF YOU LIKE SITTING NEXT TO A BUSY STREET !....TED PETERS WAS BETTER 15 YEARS AGO....THEY SHOULD FIND A BETTER LOCATION.....WE STILL WILL GO BACK.....

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★★★☆☆

DROVE OVER FROM TAMPA....IT IS GOOD,BUT GETTING A LITTLE PRICEY...34.00 BUCKS FOR TWO...
(WE ONLY HAD TWO BEERS....) THE ATMOSPHERE IS OK...ESPECIALLY IF YOU LIKE SITTING NEXT TO A BUSY STREET !....TED PETERS WAS BETTER 15 YEARS AGO....THEY SHOULD FIND A BETTER LOCATION.....WE STILL WILL GO BACK.....

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Ted Peters is a local favorite. With its casual atmosphere, you can come as you are! The menu is mostly seafood with a few land lover options. The price is reasonable.

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Ted Peters is a local favorite. With its casual atmosphere, you can come as you are! The menu is mostly seafood with a few land lover options. The price is reasonable.

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The menu was a page and a half with items spaced far apart. There were a few smoked fish dishes and fish spread sandwich options and clam chowder, but I don't like seafood (was dragged in by my mother) and there were only 2 (technically 3) non-seafood options of "Jumbo hamburger," "Jumbo Cheeseburger," and "hot dog." I got a hot dog with cheese added, which was good, but it was like any small, store-bought hot dog in a bun. The Key Lime pie slice was pretty good, though, but it was the only dessert choice. Also, the place is cash-only, which made us stop at the bank before going, which is pretty annoying. The seats were all hard wood, too, which kinda hurts if you have a bad back like I do. Nice decorations inside, though.

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★★☆☆☆

The menu was a page and a half with items spaced far apart. There were a few smoked fish dishes and fish spread sandwich options and clam chowder, but I don't like seafood (was dragged in by my mother) and there were only 2 (technically 3) non-seafood options of "Jumbo hamburger," "Jumbo Cheeseburger," and "hot dog." I got a hot dog with cheese added, which was good, but it was like any small, store-bought hot dog in a bun. The Key Lime pie slice was pretty good, though, but it was the only dessert choice. Also, the place is cash-only, which made us stop at the bank before going, which is pretty annoying. The seats were all hard wood, too, which kinda hurts if you have a bad back like I do. Nice decorations inside, though.

Pros: Good key lime pie, ok hot dog, nice server

Cons: Very few food choices, cash only

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I've tried smoked fish in many states, but find the smoked mullet here one of the best. Yes, its bony, but if you're not on a "first date" and don't mind getting your fingers dirty, then it shouldn't bother you. The mackerel was just ok for me. The potato salad was similar to "home fries", and not what I consider to be true potato salad, but ok for people who like that, just not for me. Parking is very difficult. Tends to be crowded at lunch time.

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★★★☆☆

I've tried smoked fish in many states, but find the smoked mullet here one of the best. Yes, its bony, but if you're not on a "first date" and don't mind getting your fingers dirty, then it shouldn't bother you. The mackerel was just ok for me. The potato salad was similar to "home fries", and not what I consider to be true potato salad, but ok for people who like that, just not for me. Parking is very difficult. Tends to be crowded at lunch time.

Pros: Old FL, smoked mullet

Cons: crowds, parking

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A must for the smoked fish lovers! We tried all varieties offered and were pleased, and so were the kids. Sevice was adequate if you don't mind borrowing condiments from the tables around you as there are not enough to go around.

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★★★★☆

A must for the smoked fish lovers! We tried all varieties offered and were pleased, and so were the kids. Sevice was adequate if you don't mind borrowing condiments from the tables around you as there are not enough to go around.

Pros: Food quality

Cons: service

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Yes, this is a local place Thang, so deal with it. Service is perfect for atmosphere, nice, fast and efficient. Fish dip is the best around topped off with Crystal Hot Sauce. Best burgers anywhere and adding a side of potatoe salad, this is the perfect look at old Florida around. My brother in NY always insists that they go to Ted Peters at least twice when they are down, which is usually for only 3 days. They rave on the smoked fish but for me, the cheeseburger it tops!

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★★★★★

Yes, this is a local place Thang, so deal with it. Service is perfect for atmosphere, nice, fast and efficient. Fish dip is the best around topped off with Crystal Hot Sauce. Best burgers anywhere and adding a side of potatoe salad, this is the perfect look at old Florida around. My brother in NY always insists that they go to Ted Peters at least twice when they are down, which is usually for only 3 days. They rave on the smoked fish but for me, the cheeseburger it tops!

Pros: Food

Cons: None

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the fish dip is the best! i'm tellin' you. i absolutely love it.
gotta say also, i rarely eat cow, but when i do, the cheeseburger these good folks dish up is worth every bite. juicy, tasty, and dripping with all the goodness.
oh my...
you have to try the dip and the cheeseburger.
trust me.

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★★★★★

the fish dip is the best! i'm tellin' you. i absolutely love it.
gotta say also, i rarely eat cow, but when i do, the cheeseburger these good folks dish up is worth every bite. juicy, tasty, and dripping with all the goodness.
oh my...
you have to try the dip and the cheeseburger.
trust me.

Pros: outdoor dining

Cons: outdoor dining if it's hot

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You have to try the smoked Mahi and the German Potato salad. Its the best around and you get it all in a no frills atmosphere. Dont miss this one!

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★★★★★

You have to try the smoked Mahi and the German Potato salad. Its the best around and you get it all in a no frills atmosphere. Dont miss this one!

Pros: The best potato salad Ive ever had

Cons: a little pricey for what you get, but DEFINITELY worth every penny!

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Cool place to go with great burgers. Love tha potato salad too. I am a huge fan of the smoked Salmon also. Ice cold beer, always a plus.

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★★★★☆

Cool place to go with great burgers. Love tha potato salad too. I am a huge fan of the smoked Salmon also. Ice cold beer, always a plus.

Pros: Great food and nice to sit outside

Cons: Closed on Mondays

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Classic resturant that is really simple with it's picnic style atmosphere. They focus on their specialty which is smoked fish. You can choose from 3 varietys and the portions are huge... Infact they are so large that they have a fee for an extra plate and fork! Also they offer one of the best hamburgers you will find anywhere. If you are looking for something fancy then this is the wrong place. However if you are looking for traditional down home florida style food then you will not be dissappointed.

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★★★★☆

Classic resturant that is really simple with it's picnic style atmosphere. They focus on their specialty which is smoked fish. You can choose from 3 varietys and the portions are huge... Infact they are so large that they have a fee for an extra plate and fork! Also they offer one of the best hamburgers you will find anywhere. If you are looking for something fancy then this is the wrong place. However if you are looking for traditional down home florida style food then you will not be dissappointed.

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Ted Peter's Famous Smoked Fish must be a local THANG. My guest and I tried the burgers, potatoe salad, cole slaw and fish spread. The burgers were OK but not outstanding, the potato salad was very good, but it's potato salad... how good does potato salad get? Cole slaw was nothing special and the HIGHLY TOUTED SMOKED FISH SPREAD was not appreciated by my girlfriend. In all fairness, I thought it was INTERESTING?

All in all Ted Peter's doesn't add up to it's outstanding reviews. Their policy on beer sales only with food purchase is strange. El Cap's and particularly Capt. Al's has a much better burger.

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★☆☆☆☆

Ted Peter's Famous Smoked Fish must be a local THANG. My guest and I tried the burgers, potatoe salad, cole slaw and fish spread. The burgers were OK but not outstanding, the potato salad was very good, but it's potato salad... how good does potato salad get? Cole slaw was nothing special and the HIGHLY TOUTED SMOKED FISH SPREAD was not appreciated by my girlfriend. In all fairness, I thought it was INTERESTING?

All in all Ted Peter's doesn't add up to it's outstanding reviews. Their policy on beer sales only with food purchase is strange. El Cap's and particularly Capt. Al's has a much better burger.

Pros: Inexpensive, Clean, Outdoor Dining

Cons: Overated, Average, Beer Policy

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Goodness gracious. Let's not tell everyone how wonderful this place is. We'll have to wait in line if the word gets out to too many more people. Can you keep a secret? PLEASE!

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★★★★★

Goodness gracious. Let's not tell everyone how wonderful this place is. We'll have to wait in line if the word gets out to too many more people. Can you keep a secret? PLEASE!

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This has to be the number one spot to eat in Pinellas County for Smoked Mackeral, Mullet, Salmon, Hamburgers, and German Potato Salad! They smoke the fish right on the premises. The food is consistently great! Oh, and talk about atmosphere (outdoor dining)..........it's beachy.........you know you are in Florida. They do have indoor dining, though. It is a popular place, so finding a parking space, can be difficult at times. The locals love it, and the tourists make a point of going back when they are down this way.

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★★★★★

This has to be the number one spot to eat in Pinellas County for Smoked Mackeral, Mullet, Salmon, Hamburgers, and German Potato Salad! They smoke the fish right on the premises. The food is consistently great! Oh, and talk about atmosphere (outdoor dining)..........it's beachy.........you know you are in Florida. They do have indoor dining, though. It is a popular place, so finding a parking space, can be difficult at times. The locals love it, and the tourists make a point of going back when they are down this way.

Pros: excellent food

Cons: needs better parking

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Ted Peters is known for it's smoked fish, but I think that their cheeseburgers are the best in the Bay. Order it with everything on it and a cold root beer in a frosted mug and you will really experience a cheeseburger in paradise! Oh yeah don't forget the fresh German potatoe salad on the side.

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★★★★★

Ted Peters is known for it's smoked fish, but I think that their cheeseburgers are the best in the Bay. Order it with everything on it and a cold root beer in a frosted mug and you will really experience a cheeseburger in paradise! Oh yeah don't forget the fresh German potatoe salad on the side.

Pros: Service, Taste, Very Casual

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Ted Peters is THE place to stop after a day at the beach. The hamburgers are the best you have ever had...similar to Steak and Shake Steak burgers only sooooo much more delicious!

Never tried smoked fish, you have GOT to try it here! Cheers/ diner atmosphere.

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★★★★☆

Ted Peters is THE place to stop after a day at the beach. The hamburgers are the best you have ever had...similar to Steak and Shake Steak burgers only sooooo much more delicious!

Never tried smoked fish, you have GOT to try it here! Cheers/ diner atmosphere.

Pros: delicious!, great value, locals eat for 30yrs+

Cons: located off busy road

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An all-around neat place, without all the fanciness and tourist-trap feel.....as geniune close to 'Florida Cracker' as you can get. Smoked mullet and any burger will bring you back for more!

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★★★★★

An all-around neat place, without all the fanciness and tourist-trap feel.....as geniune close to 'Florida Cracker' as you can get. Smoked mullet and any burger will bring you back for more!

Pros: super-friendly, outdoor dining, burgers,smoked mullet

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As a 25 year resident of St. Pete, this is without a doubt the best burger and smoked salmon place on the earth. Not a franchise, but should be. I am surprised that someone would rate Steak and Shake a better place to get a burger. If you like German potato salad, they have the best in the U.S. The wait staff are friendly and always aim to please. Mike and Ted, co-owners, are always on the job to make sure everything is running smooth. Put it on your to do list when visiting the St. Pete/South Pasadena area.
Mark

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★★★★★

As a 25 year resident of St. Pete, this is without a doubt the best burger and smoked salmon place on the earth. Not a franchise, but should be. I am surprised that someone would rate Steak and Shake a better place to get a burger. If you like German potato salad, they have the best in the U.S. The wait staff are friendly and always aim to please. Mike and Ted, co-owners, are always on the job to make sure everything is running smooth. Put it on your to do list when visiting the St. Pete/South Pasadena area.
Mark

Pros: Great Food, Ice Cold Drafts, Casual Atmosphere

Cons: None

 

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