in St. Petersburg, Florida

Renowned Chef Chris Ponte, a former James Beard Foundation Award nominee, is set to bring OLIVIA, his modern Italian eatery, to downtown St. Pete. Partnering with api(+), the 5,550-square-foot restaurant, situated on the ground floor of the new 36-story Ascent tower, promises a chic urban experience. Boasting charcoal brick and white stucco detailing, the exterior mirrors the original Tampa location, offering covered outdoor dining with a captivating 180-degree view. Opening in 2024, OLIVIA will seat 180 diners, featuring a dough room at the entrance, a well-stocked wine vault, and a stylish bar surrounded by varied seating styles, all bathed in warm lighting and an ambiance of casual elegance.

Client / Chef Chris Ponte, CMJ Restaurants

Size / 5,500 square feet

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a chic urban experience

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