Next week, you’ll be able to get drunk and hit all the balls you want when St. Pete’s first mini golf-themed bar officially opens on Oct. 23 at 2253 1st Ave. S.
The concept was announced last March after owners Marcel Gruber and Kurt Campagna saw the 10,000 square-foot space and wanted to open a new outdoor bar concept. The inspiration for mini golf came after Gruber visited a similarly-themed bar in Seattle.
The course is small, but comes equipped with a loop-de-loop and ramp that you’ll eventually have to face. You’re welcome to bring the kiddos and your dog, but the bar is 21-and-up after dark and the course is pup-free, so they won’t be able to chase any balls while you’re trying to make a hole-in-one.
Nueva Cantina is set to have a permanent food trailer on-site, and while no specifics have been revealed about the drink selection, we do know that local beers will be served on tap along with a Three Daughters cider and plenty of seltzer options on deck.
For now, the concept isn’t taking reservations, so playing the course is first-come-first-serve (it takes about an hour to complete, according to Par Bar). You can watch the game on any of the bar’s six TVs while you wait, though.
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