Cassis American Brasserie
Cassis American Brasserie

Cassis American Brasserie

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.cassisab.com/
  • Phone: 727-827-2927x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Bakery:

    Sunday - Thursday

    8am - 10pm

    Friday - Saturday

    8am - 12am

    Breakfast:

    Tuesday - Friday

    8am - 11am

    Brunch:

    Saturday - Sunday- Monday

    8am - 3pm

    Lunch:

    7 days a week

    11am - 4pm

    Dinner:

    Sunday - Thursday

    4pm - 10pm

    Friday - Saturday

    4pm - 11pm

    Bar:

    Till 1 am nightly
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary French / American, Continental, Comfort Food
  • Executive Chef: Jeremy Duclut
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Our private dining room fits up to 25 and is discreetly linked to the main dining area through the softly lit back-bar and reveals a sleek and daring feel. It features built in state of the art audio visual equipment.
  • Private Party Contact: Elliot Gunther 727-827-2927x
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Getting there

  • Cross Street: 2nd avenue north and beach drive
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: $3 valet parking available everyday with a Cassis receipt.
    except Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday lunch.
A word from Cassis American Brasserie
Cassis American Brasserie brings to downtown St. Petersburg a concept of “Continental Comfort Cuisine” in the tradition of European Brasseries, yet with the relaxed flair of American eateries and a feeling of “always been there”.

Zinc top bar, dark mahogany wood, oversized framed mirrors, hand-painted three tone cement floor tiles, chocolate brown leather banquettes and booths; Cassis offers casual eating in a comfortable environment.

The dining room opens onto an outdoor terrace displaying a bistro area in the tradition of Parisian style cafes and a dining section in the South Beach style with colorful offset umbrellas.

Open seven days a week for lunch, and dinner, week-end brunch and throughout the day for light fares, coffee, home-made ice cream and desserts, Cassis American Brasserie is an ideal destination for quick bites or leisurely meals.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
Cassis American Brasserie reviews from OpenTable diners
60 reviews since May 22, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
80% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (38)great for brunch (23)fit for foodies (22)great for lunch (21)special occasion (17)hot spot (16)good for groups (16)scenic view (15)neighborhood gem (15)romantic (12)vibrant bar scene (11)late-night find (8)kid-friendly (6)notable wine list (5)Show More
  • Food was ok.. Service was good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Overall I was satisfied withy dining experience. The bakery is awesome
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • CASSIS
    MTYeats
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Great food and great service. Something for everyone. A solid choice when eating in Downtown St. Petersburg.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cassis leaves a lot to WHINE about
    TBBestDishesVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    "Cassis" suggests, in wine, a sweet blackcurrant note -our experience was the antithesis. This was our 3rd visit in 2 years; the menu and food have devolved each time. What was once beautiful seared ahi is now a lump of overdressed tuna with a pile of guacamole; fish tacos were dry (no sauce), no slaw. For $15 you get fish in a tortilla with a little mango on top. Kobe sliders ($15) were dry & flavorless (previously frozen)and the micro sprouts were unnecessary and distracting. But worst of all was the blast-oven temperature inside - at least there was a breeze outside although they struggled for 20 minutes with a fan out there. Service was SLOW but our server was nice - just overworked. The Sazerac was the high point - perfect.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • food and service not so good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Took friends to Cassis for the first time, we've been here before with good food and good service, and we were all disappointed with the service and the food this time. They weren't equipped with staff to handle the volume of business they had. One of my friends had a very fatty price of meat that wasn't fit to serve. She asked for a manager and the manager wasn't professional at all and doubted her comment and was pretty rude. Ultimately taken off the bill. The service was spread too thin and probably did the best he could. Several requests for drink refills went unanswered. Bad night, bad food, bad service and disappointed for the friends we took there based on a better past experience. Won't be back.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful meal
    LHPR
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Very enjoyable evening. The food, service and atmosphere were all outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Steady Performer
    BobinClearwater
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    The menu is solid, consistent, and flavorful. Wait staff is very attentive Good value for the high quality.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best place on Beach Drive
    Flsocialworker
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    This is an amazing place for foodies. Knowledgeable staff and great bar as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing place, highly recommend!
    FabFood
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Cassis is one of our favorite places to dine, have parties and just get together with friends & family. We recommend them to everyone who asks about great restaurants. Fabulous scenic view & a super bar scene. They even have an amazing bakery next door!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • unfortunate choice for dinner
    denise
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    When Cassis was first open, it was very good! Then the service and quality of food went down substantially! So we quit dining there. When I tried to make a reservation in some of the other restaurants in downtown st. Petersburg Saturday night, there was none available except for Cassis. So we decided to give it one more try. Big mistake! The waiter could not have cared less about our table and was not personable at all. The lobster special was the worst lobster I've ever eaten. My friend had it also. Not good! My husband had the croque madame which was soggy and tasteless. The others said their food was fine but no one wanted to make a big deal of it since this was a celebration. They have lost us as customers forever!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • casual brunch
    newdiner
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    I enjoyed a casual brunch with my family. I had the egg white omelet with salmon and it tasted great. The server was attentive as well.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    Chanel
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    This restaurant under delivered on food and service. The waiter recommended a fish special which was absolutely awful. It had an overly fishy taste, as if it was old, and no detectable seasonings. The sides it was served with were mushy, colorless, and unappetizing. I explained to the waiter my disappointment and, instead of taking it away, he left it there and sent the manager over for me to explain all over again. They brought me a replacement dish but were not very apologetic, offered us nothing as a token, and brought the check hastily after that. I thought the menu was way overpriced and, when we ordered a carafe of wine, it appeared to be closer to a half carafe that was served. The bread, however, was divine.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Dependably very good food, excellent service, range of seating. The cucumber/mint gazpacho is always great, the home made chips too. Valet parking is a plus.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • rendezvous central
    gudfud
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Whenever my husband meet a friend in St. Pete for dinner, we choose Cassis. The food never fails to be outstanding and the drinks are worth every penny. Our server, Frank, was new to the job, but you would never know it. Great personality without being inrusive and really knew his menu. I had the grilled chicken caprese, and my mouth starts watering just thinking about that sauce. Delizioso!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrific experience
    Pnv7304VIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Excellent food, great service, great location, will certainly return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • sunday brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Three of us went for Sunday brunch - huge menu, very good food. Rather noisy, as it was a full house.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Brunch
    msc28VIP
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Six adults, two yr old and a dog had a wonderful brunch outside on Sunday morning. Food was good. The pastry/bread basket was amazing! Lots of people with dogs.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service, disappointing entree
    BrianVIP
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Our server was EXCELLENT! Very knowledgeable, helpful, and attentive. The tuna tar tar app was good, but I liked the old version better where it was served with a spicy chili sauce versus the new way with a habanero pepper on the side. The guacamole was excellent and the flatbread my wife ordered was outstanding. The lobster special was disappointing. $28 for a "lobster stuffed with crab meat" that was small (1 lb), overcooked, chewy and tasteless and we had to ask for drawn butter. The crab was mostly bread stuffing. We ordered the Cassis Sav Blanc and it was good for a house wine. When we got the $200+ bill, they charged us $1 for the butter and $1.50 for extra pita chips.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • good choice for a special occasion
    Foodie
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    My husband and I went there for a date night and we had a great time. Food was excellent, great drinks. It was just a little pricey. We would def go again.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Visit
    Jenn
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    The Ice-Cream sundae was our favorite part. I think everything is homemade.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Foodie4Life
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    I really liked the Madame Croque, which I had always been interested in trying when I took a French class. The sandwich is so thick and big that I needed a fork and knife to eat it. I enjoyed it thoroughly. :)
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fab Birthday celebration brunch!!
    Sunny
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    We brought my mother for her birthday brunch!! And she loved the food and the atomsphere!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good not great
    pstyles
    Dined on 6/16/2014
    Went there with my boss and a group, had a nice time the restaurant was beautiful. Service was very good but the food was hit or miss.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Father's Day Brunch
    arabchefg
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Total beach transformation...atmosphere inviting...food delectable. We live in Daytona and have made Cassis our traditional Father's Day Brunch destination.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Gave it another try
    GlobalGirl6
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    I really want to like Cassis; it has so many things going for it. Great location, diverse menu, etc. Unfortunately, the service continues to be lackluster, the food prep time extremely long, and the good was "meh" when we finally received.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service is atrocious
    Dineintampa33629VIP
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    We made reservations for Father's Day brunch which I expected would be busy. It was and we weren't expecting quick service, but instead it was non-existent. It took about 15 mins for the server to acknowledge us and then another 20 mins after that to get our drinks. The food is always quite good at Cassis if you can find a way to tolerate the service. The service was so slow that we had to feed the two hour meter again for parking.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great theme event
    Selltv
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Loved the beach day theme but the dj had the music too loud for dining had to shout to the waiter not able to talk in a normal tone
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Avoid beach week
    Jflorida
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    Apparently in an attempt to attract the young singles to the bar, the owner filled the restaurant with sand and bunches of blow-up beach balls, rafts, etc. then to add to the ambiance, they were cranking up the volume on rap music. When I booked a table through Open Table, nothing warned me that it was Beach Week in the restaurant. Strange event for a restaurant of the caliber of Cassis on a weekend night.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • French with a Twist
    LonePalm
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    We had planned to get to Cassis for dinner as soon as we started frequenting their bakery on morning walks. What we didn't realize is that the night we chose was the first night of their beach bash weekend. The entire restaurant floor is covered in sand and decorations include everything beachy. The food was excellent (we had the duck confit charcoutre which is a Thursday special along with beet salad). Wines offered by the glass had enough range to allow pairing a different wine with each course. We will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistently Good
    JanskiNJ
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    Food was very good, cooked to order, tender beef, scrumptious rolls. Caesar dressing slightly stronger than my preference, but others in the group raved about it. Service is top notch, friendly, professional and prompt. Listings show two $$ signs for price range, but I would definitely list as 3+$$$ signs. Great spot for business meals.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 31 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 22, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.2
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance4.4
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 546 reviews are from the Cassis American Brasserie reviews archive.
  • Loud
    LocalResident
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Music was uncomfortably loud. Mother's Day buffet was pricy bit the food and selection was good. The service was good too. The drinks were over priced. No champagne include with brunch so be aware of the $9.50 for a mimosa.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always a favorite
    TwoRovers
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    Cassis is always a place I can count on for good food and service. However, we had a really excellent server this time in Barbara. I would highly recommend her...and the Bloody Mary !
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Brunch at Cassis st Pete
    Dutchie1
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    We have enjoyed our brunch. Especially the location near the Bay! The food was very good. A lot to choose!
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner with Out of State Company
    LocalInterests
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    We moved inside to get out of the heat but found they kept the doors open and the climate was not much cooler. The noise level inside (they were full) was robust, making it a little hard to catch up with friends. Service and efficiency was very good, but all felt the price was a little steep for the quality. We will go back but look more at lower to moderate level priced times for our next visit.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Easter Sunday
    Esilva
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    It was not the first time I went to cassis , I picked this restaurant for the food and outside dinning once I have my mother visiting from Europe . Food was good as always service lack if details, attention to guest needs and table maintenance was very low or none , unfortunately not the first time . For a French influence cuisine and those prices a high level of service is expected . We had 2 bottles of wine , not once refilled , sad.
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Do not Recommend
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    The buffet setup was poor and resulted in long lines and waits to get food. The beef was tough and the ham had a lot of fat. The overall food selection was poor for an easter brunch. This restaurant is not set up to handle an easter brunch and should stick to menu service. This was the worst easter brunch we have experienced. The bill included an 18% service charge. We found this rather high for a brunch, especially since we were only a party of 4 and the waiter service consisted of filing water glasses.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Easter Brunch .......
    Foodie4fun
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    The food was good, but the spacing for the food area was too tight and made it difficult for diners and those workers trying to restock the buffet. Also-- our waiter had such a heavy accent and I understood almost nothing he said. They did a great job appealing to the kids in the crowd.
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    Experience was so good going back for Mother's day.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Easter Brunch Buffet
    BelliniGal
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    We've eaten here frequently, so we kinda knew what to expect. The buffet line was crowed and slightly slow, but mostly good -- with a few bad dishes. I was disappointed in their hot pasta dish (horrid), but the ham and prime rib were outstanding. The salad bar was delicious, as were the pastries, mashed potatoes and omelets. The french toast was PERFECTION! The chicken was excessively dry and the bacon cooked beyond recognition. I won't return for a brunch buffet, BUT their regular brunch menu is sooo tasty. I think the regular brunch/lunch menu is where they shine. Service was excellent. They also make killer cocktails. Dinner has always been okay, but the regular brunch/lunch is definitely worth every dime!
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Kid-Friendly, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Scenic View
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Easter Brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    It was quite disappointing overall. The food was not seasoned well, and the chaos was amongst all disciplines from the servers, valet, management and cooks. Everyone seemed quite overwhelmed and not necessarily prepared for the increase in people. I must say the one highlight I enjoyed was the french toast, as it was the best I ever had. Unfortunately, that was the highlight of our Easter Brunch. The buffet line was not set-up to be conducive to the crowds and flow that needed to accommodate the number of people in attendance. Upon completion of our meal we literally had to wait approx. 45-minutes for valet to return our vehicle.
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great brunch!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    Eaten here many times, even brunch, but the Easter brunch buffet was excellent food for good price.
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.