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any good restaurants within walking distance of 5050 ulmerton rd. clearwater-st petersburg fl?

sweetgirl12172 Jan 30, 2009 07:42 AM

I'm staying at the residence inn at clearwater-st petersburg and would prefer to walk to a restaurant so I can enjoy some cocktails with no worry (and I'd love a local yummy spot if one exists around there with a liquor licence.) Any ideas?

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  1. ivanova RE: sweetgirl12172 Jan 30, 2009 11:01 AM

    You will be 1 mile away from Cafe Ponte, which is probably my favorite restaurant in Tampa Bay. Ulmerton is a very busy road, so you may want to take a look at the traffic before making up your mind about walking. There is also a Greek restaurant called Acropolis very close to Cafe Ponte, but I haven't been there in a few years.

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    Cafe Ponte
    13505 Icot Blvd. Suite 214, Clearwater, FL 33760

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      TampaAurora RE: sweetgirl12172 Jan 30, 2009 02:31 PM

      The area that you will be in is not an area to consider walking in after dark, especially while inebriated. Please consider taking a cab which will broaden your area considerably and your safety.

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      1. re: TampaAurora
        EmmaToo RE: TampaAurora Jan 30, 2009 03:59 PM

        I second this. Ulmerton + pedestrians = not a good combo. Cafe Ponte is the best you can do in the area. I'd take a cab there and have a drink and an app or two.

      2. BeaN RE: sweetgirl12172 Jan 30, 2009 07:01 PM

        Pinellas County in general is not safe for pedestrians or bicycle riders. I wouldn't want to walk on Ulmerton after dark.

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