Last Updated on January 9, 2022

John’s Pass restaurants are some of the best around and a highlight of the St. Pete area!  This old fishing village is a fun place to visit on Florida’s Gulf Coast.

Filled with a boardwalk and shops, it’s a great place for the family to spend the day.  John’s Pass is also known for its incredible waterfront views and restaurants!

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Located in Madeira Beach just north of Treasure Island and close to St. Petersburg, John’s Pass Village is a shopping area with over 100 shops and restaurants.

The Village has a few larger chain restaurants including Bubba Gump Shrimp and Hooters, but here are 10 other places to try while you’re at John’s Pass!

John’s Pass Restaurants- 10 Great Places To Try!


John’s Pass Restaurants-

10 Great Places To Try!

John’s Pass Restaurants-

10 Great Places To Try!



John’s Pass has a parking garage with more than 6 floors, at the southwest corner of the village, just north of the bridge. 


John’s Pass Parking Garage

179 Boardwalk Place W, Madeira Beach, FL, 33708 


There are also a couple of metered parking lots.   


The central lot is just a little north of the parking garage and right off Gulf Blvd, to the east.


Across the street from John’s Pass and just northwest of the bridge is the beach lot.  


This is where I parked and it was really easy. 


For payments, you can also download the Way To Park app and just pay on there.  Zone is 1192 (South Beach).  


If you need a ride to or from John’s Pass while in Madeira Beach, Free Beach Ride is a service that takes you where you need to go.  They work for tips.  Phone- 727-776-7553









John's Pass offers chartered boat tours and fishing!

Get On The Water!


At John’s Pass, you can rent a boat or go on a fishing charter, go on a tiki tour, and go on a dolphin-watching cruise along the intercoastal waters.


You can also go on a pirate ship tour, rent jet skis or go parasailing!


Here are links for the water activities:


Parasailing- 1-hour parasailing trips around Madeira Beach!


Florida Tiki Tours– Dolphin Cruises, Sunset Cruises, Sandbar Cruises.  They also do events like bachelor parties and weddings!


Madbeach Water Sports– Rent a Waverunner or go on a fishing charter!


Fly-N-High Waverunners– Waverunner/Jet ski rentals and parasailing.


Jack’s at John’s Pass– Boat and Jet-ski rentals!


Royal Conquest Pirate Ship– Go on a pirate-themed cruise with lots of activities for the kids.



Other Attractions


Beach Fun & Games- Kids’ arcade with over 30 games.


Alligator & Wildlife Discovery Center– Explore and learn about gators and other animals.  Over 180 species of wildlife here!


Locked Up Escape Room– Escape games with several different themes to choose from.


Helicopter Tours– Take a helicopter ride around the area, including John’s Pass and Treasure Island!



John's Pass Village has lots of shops and restaurants and shops worth checking out

Go Shopping!


Check out the stores of John’s Pass! 


Gift shops, jewelry stores, boutiques, surf shops, home decor stores, ice cream shops, candy stores, and more. 


The best thing about John’s Pass is that admission is free!  It’s also open every day. 

John’s Pass Restaurants- 10 Great Places To Try!

As you can see, John’s Pass has some great waterfront restaurants and fun things to do!


If you’re looking for more to do while in the area, check out these Memorable Day Trips From Tampa!