There are NO huge condo complexes or resort hotels...just a clear, unobstructed view of white, sugary sand beach and the blue Gulf of Mexico.
The unhurried pace and the laid-back beach approach to Life give it a definite Old Florida feel.
Easter Brunch at the Hurricane Restaurant on Pass-A-Grille Beach, FL
Easter Sunday started with a beautiful sunrise over Tampa Bay in downtown St. Pete. Many churches hold Sunrise Services at the St Petersburg Waterfront Parks that wind along the Bay.
We drove across town to the beach side and made our way up to the 2nd Floor of the Hurricane Restaurant.
The view across to Pass-A-Grille Beach just before we entered showed both beauty and early activity at the weekend Crafts Show.
We had reservations for outside seating on the veranda.
Fortunately, we were seated right by the patio railing and had a seagull's eye view all along Pass-A-Grille Beach. The Gulf looked beautiful and a soft, cool breeze was blowing off it.
We went into the buffet and were amazed at all of the choices for brunch. They ranged from a full seafood selection to an omelet of your choice. There was also slow-roasted prime rib and Chicken Mediterranean.
Chef Will was busy cooking build-your-own omelets with 12 different condiment/ingredient choices for the customers.
I made sure I had one with plenty of mushrooms, tomatoes, and green peppers to go with all of the great fruit selections.
The service is so good at the Hurricane that the people across from us had cold Florida orange juice waiting for them. Outstanding.
As we finished our Easter brunch, a guy on a stand-up paddleboard was quietly pulling south along Pass-A-Grille Beach. It seemed to accentuate such a laid-back Sunday here on the Florida beach.