Retire in Saint Petersburg, FL

Livability Score
53
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Pizza Box

When I crave pizza, I crave pizza like the pizza they make here. Its delicious, thoughtful and locally sourced. The decor of the restaurant is really cool...

2. Chief's Creole Cafe

This place is the absolute truth! Wonderful food and excellent service with a personal touch from the management and staff. The owners came to greet each...

3. Love Food Central

I was pleasantly surprised to come across Love Food Central when I was exploring St. Pete. I have been a vegan for a long while, but I've recently...

4. Old Southeast Market

Just found this pkace yesterday and I was already back again today for a bacon, egg & cheese on a bagel, and it was pretty damn good (honestly should have...

5. Simply Delicious

This is one of the finest sandwich shops that I've ever been too, it even rivals that of Lioni in the Bensonhurst neighborhood of Brooklyn. I ordered a...

Golf
1. Mangrove Bay Golf Course

yeah its ok, it could be a lot better, but that would probably drive up the price....or maybe the grounds keepers are ok with the way the course looks....

2. 85th Annual New Year's Golf Invitational

Begun in 1927, the Invitational is the oldest continuously running golf even in the Southeast and one of the oldest in the U.S. It was formatted as match...

3. St Petersburg City of

This is the forgotten part of St. Petersburg. We have Weedon Island, the dog track, the Gandy beach, great fishing, and so much more to offer. Weedon Island...

4. Renaissance Vinoy Golf Club

I can't speak for the golf but I've been to quite a few events here. The food is always excellent and the facility is beautiful. Around here it's THE club...

5. Cypress Links At Mangrove Bay

Honest little gem of a 9 hole course. Arrived to an immaculate, modest, medium sized clubhouse/snack bar. The woman inside who helped me was nice and...

Active
1. Tampa Bay Water Bike Company

The regular hourly rate for the hydro bikes is $30 for one hour, but my friends and I paid $25 because they offer a discount for educators, students,...

2. Vertical Ventures St Petersburg

This place is awesome. My boyfriend and I were interested in trying something new. We stopped in to check the place out. The staff was very friendly and...

3. St Petersburg Shuffleboard Club

FREE FRIDAY NIGHT SHUFFLEBOARD! I was kind of skeptical about coming here (shuffleboard, really?) but came out to meet up with some coworkers and...I had so...

4. Vinoy Park

Why 5 stars? Because what I was thinking, giving it only 4? --- --- --- Looking back to when I first starting writing reviews in 2012, every now...

5. Crescent Lake Park

This is as good as it gets for a city park in the middle of a historic neighborhood! Growing up only a couple of miles away I have been and still continue...

Arts
1. The Looking Glass

Really good, compassionated, loving people, good vibes and beautiful crystals. The owner Chris is an amazing person and has a very special energy. I can´t...

2. Painting with a Twist

I cannot say enough good things about this place. We had Curtis as our instructor and he honestly made this experience so fantastic. If you can ask for him...

3. Craftsman House Gallery & Cafe

This place is a just a bit off the main part of Central Ave but well worth hitting. Nice blend of simple well made food and cool art. The balance is great....

4. The Dali Museum

I was blown away by the Dali museum. If you doubt it is worth the money or you aren't interested... give it a shot. I admit I was knew nothing about Dali...

5. Black Amethyst Tattoo Gallery

This place is beyond amazing. It's a gallery and tattoo shop. Front of the shop there are all different things of amethyst, locally made jewelry, tshirts...

Shopping
1. Wilson's Book World

Large book selection and super fair buy back options. Basically you are looking at 1/2 cover price. Large comic selection. Also everything is really...

2. VIP Eye Care & Optical Boutique

I have been going to Dr. Mona Henri for over 20 years. She has always been very professional and helpful. In 2001 Dr. Henri did an examination and...

3. Stellie Bellies Kiddie & Maternity Resale Boutique

So clean and well laid-out and always first-rate clothes, toys, etc. And very friendly staff. I bring my purge piles of kids stuff there, and they sort...

4. Craftsman House Gallery & Cafe

This place is a just a bit off the main part of Central Ave but well worth hitting. Nice blend of simple well made food and cool art. The balance is great....

5. Black Amethyst Tattoo Gallery

This place is beyond amazing. It's a gallery and tattoo shop. Front of the shop there are all different things of amethyst, locally made jewelry, tshirts...

Health
1. VIP Eye Care & Optical Boutique

I have been going to Dr. Mona Henri for over 20 years. She has always been very professional and helpful. In 2001 Dr. Henri did an examination and...

2. All Children's Hospital

We came up here to see a friends new baby, oh my the the place is just wonderful. The people are just wonderful.

3. Rubin Chiropractic Health Center

I can't leave a review right now, but here's what I wrote on my facebook page yesterday, after my second visit: "Went to chiropractor. He saw my...

4. Bond Thomas, DC

I have been a patient of Dr. Thomas for over a year. Last year I wrote a review to say how pleased I was with Dr. Thomas and his staff after having a few...

5. InnoVision Eye Care & Eye Wear

I've been a patient with Dr. Mark Salta at the Tyrone office for over a decade. He's a very competent and caring person that has the patients' best...

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