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501 5th Ave NE, Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-2620
+1 727-824-8072
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good13%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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501 5th Ave NE, Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-2620
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

The Vinoy is a beautiful hotel, but don't go to Fred's Cellar. The food and service was terrible!!! Caprese Salad was a 4 quarter sliced tomatoes and dollop of ricotta cheese for $10. The waiter overcharged us on our credit card slip. Itemized receipt showed...More

Thank Min S
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We were in St. Petersburg staying at the Vinoy for one night which happened to be Valentines Day...of course most restaurants were booked solid. We just happened to walk by Fred's Bar and discovered they were serving a Valentines Dinner from a set menu or...More

1  Thank skychaserCalgary
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I ate here twice. Bartender named Jason was excellent and experienced. Food was great and good value.

Thank chatt j
Reviewed 26 December 2016

The Fred's and Marchand's private event staff exceeded our expectations while hosting our private event. Event coordinator Julie Bost was a pleasure to work with, she was quick to respond to questions and easy to get ahold of, knowledgeable, thorough, thoughtful and she elimated a...More

Thank janvrin
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Very nice place and excellent staff. Food was good and the scenery outdoors was enjoyable. Enjoy a few good cocktails even if you decide not to eat there.

Thank wheatonnitz
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We ate here as a couple last night. It is no longer a Speakeasy. Having a reservation, were immediately seated. We we given a wine list, and when we asked for a drink menu, our waiter told us that they didn't have a 'new' one....More

5  Thank Cafly73
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We visited Fred's for their Friday 'seafood fest' and the atmosphere was anything but festive. A far cry from the roaring 20's, one could struggle to hear a hint of jazz music over quiet table conversation, and there was nothing about the food that seemed...More

Thank wvrb
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We were a party of 8, including two 5 year olds. Our server was Dean, who went out of his way to accommodate our large party, as well as some of our party's special dietary needs (gluten-sensitive). We were seated in a semi-private nook in...More

1  Thank CBomb3
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Great hidden spot in the hotel. Only open on Friday nights and Saturday nights to hotel guests & members. As others have said you need a code to enter and walk through the backside of the kitchen to get in. Fun feeling of an exclusive...More

1  Thank chevymetl
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I am re-reviewing this venue due to its change...FREDS IS A STEAKHOUSE NO LONGER...it is now a hidden SPEAKEASY. I have read many reviews on Fred's...and MUST begin by saying that it is SO hard to find...almost everyone has to be shown where it is...and...More

5  Thank lilmsctfsh
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26 August 2016|
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Response from CBomb3 | Reviewed this property |
You can absolutely take your teenager with you. We actually had two five year olds with us and they were super accommodating. A dessert-only visit would be great, I don't think you'll be disappointed!
Mary B
5 February 2016|
Response from DianneWheatley | Reviewed this property |
No...dress is casual. This is Florida. In my opinion, too casual. Be comfortable.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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  • Address: 501 5th Ave NE, Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-2620
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-824-8072
Enjoy our downtown St. Petersburg, Florida restaurant’s fresh seafood and prime beef in a setting reminiscent of a Polo Club. Overnight guests or Vinoy Club Members welcome.
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