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


Open for breakfast and lunch this gem has comfy counter seating and a half dozen tables. Once in the door you feel instantly at home. It’s as if Cheers served breakfast. It obviously populated with regulars and you know that in just a few visits they would know how you like your eggs and your favoite newspaper section. This is home-style cooking, nothing fancy, just perfectly turned out favorites. The decor is 1957, no retro here, it’s the original stuff. I would put the prices on a par with a D…