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


Some places are exactly what they aspire to be. The Central Coffee Shop is ‘The Classic American Diner.’ … not a latte serving coffee house like Starbucks … but a traditional working diner with stainless steel and Formica, breakfast and home-fries . At 35+ years of age it’s the kind of place where locals are already crowded in by 8:00 and the daughter of the founders executes a practiced choreography among the table while her mom cooks at the grill. Don’t bother asking for avocado in your …
Dan M