Central is now on the Corner! Fast, Friendly, Delicious 530 Central Avenue Steak of the Art Breakfast and Lunch

Opened back on March 5th, 1975, Central Coffee Shoppe is a family owned and operated local diner serving fast best breakfast and lunch with a smile near and in Downtown St Petersburg, FL.

Stop by and try one of our delicious dishes and see why Downtown St Petersburg loves us. Central Coffee Shoppe is a tradition for coffee, breakfast and lunch. Located at 530 Central Ave, Downtown St Petersburg, FL 33701 and Open Everyday from 6:30 am until 1 pm. Call 727.821.1125 for Take Out.

We are extremely busy during the weekends and encourage you to stop by during the week Monday through Thursday. Characters are always welcome.

Cash is always preferred due to credit card merchant fees. Thanks for understanding and welcome home.

Central Coffee Shoppe

  • Monday to Friday
  • 6:30 am to 1:00 pm
  • Saturday & Sunday
  • 6:30 am to 1:00 pm
  • 530 Central Avenue
  • St. Petersburg, FL 33701


I found this place on Urban Spoon. I had never heard of it beforehand. When we walked in for breakfast….we almost walked out as fast as we walked in. I am a little bit of a ‘restaurant snob’ according to my family. I was a little scared of this hole in the wall place and had already judged the place before I even sat down. We decided to stay because of the good reviews that it received on Urban Spoon. I got the special with eggs over hash browns with cheese and grilled onions, my husband ordered…
Eric and Joanna