Fodor's Expert Review Ted Peters Famous Smoked Fish

$$$ St. Petersburg Seafood Fodor's Choice

Picture this: flip-flop-wearing anglers and beach-towel-clad bathers lolling on picnic benches, sipping a beer, and devouring oak-smoked salmon, mullet, mahimahi, and mackerel. Dinner comes to the table with heaping helpings of potato salad and coleslaw. If you're industrious enough to have hooked your own fish, the crew will smoke it for about $1.50 per pound. If not, there's always what many consider to be the best burger in the region. The popular smoked fish spread and Manhattan clam chowder are available to go. There's also indoor seating at Ted's, which has been a south-side fixture for more than six decades. Closing time is 7:30 pm, so dinner is only for early diners.

Seafood Casual Lunch Dinner Fodor's Choice $$$

Quick Facts

1350 Pasadena Ave. S
Florida  33707, USA


Known For:
  • Red oak–smoked fish
  • Region's best burger
  • Smoked fish spread
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Mon. and Tues., Reservations not accepted

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