About Susan

Susan Bridges has been the one and only longtime partner with Charlie Mackert, In our mission of entertaining friends and patrons through an evolving, innovative Pacific venue, offering an array of unique beverages at affordable prices that allow all to visit again and again, Live entertainment, games, music, local craft beer & wine and Hookah/ pipe/Tobacco goods & services, as well as Kava, Kratom and many other creative and delicious teas have put us in an unclassified class of our own . Many offerings are exotic, having been discovered in our travels abroad together, and brought back to share with our many diverse, educated patrons. Thank you, to so many of you who share our love of the art, beverages, products and practices of other cultures, As a direct result of your support, our Tiki, Kava and Hookah/Shisha Bar has grown into an International Tea House and Cuban Espresso bar, All while keeping our popular Sherbert cocktails and craft Beer on-tap offerings and bottles. Our new, larger venue in the heart of historic downtown St. Petersburg, affords us the room to offer more live performances for your enjoyment & participation. As Creative Director of Sawgrass, Susan will continue to discover and invent delicious, affordable ways to broaden your special experience of our Tiki/Hookah Bar & Tea House. Please stop by soon to see our new location, across from the popular "Taco Bus", on Central Avenue in beautiful, Historic Downtown St. Petersburg. Susan would love to greet you, again, or for the first time, although, should she be there that day, you will probably remember her familiar, attractive face, smiling at all who enter our little world!

Sawgrass Tiki Bar and Tea House Grand Opening 1/10/15


Our Grand Opening is next Saturday. We will be having a Sake Tasting that begins at 3PM and DJ AMFB is spinning 3pm-8 Applebutter Express Starts at 8PM and plays until midnight. Then DJ AMFB takes over again from Midnight until 3AM. We will have samples of our new PUNCH drinks and Giveaways each hour

Welcome all, to our new location in St. Pete on Central Ave.

Do you know where the “Taco Bus” is in St. Petersburg? Our New Larger Location is across the street from this popular Mexican Taco Bar on Central Ave. at 2315. All I can say is you’re in for a big surprise when you come to visit us next time.
In addition to our usual fare, their will be more snack choices, 3 different types of Kava, Bold Kratom Tea for the adventurous, and a hundred more items and Teas to choose from. Come join us on our adventure and let us know what you think, Because we’ve been thinking about you. Oh, Roosevelt sez “HI”, or “ARF” and I guess, so do Susan and I.New Sawgrass across from Taco Bus

Join us this weekend to continue our sale on mexican beers! Get a bucket of any in stock & receive a free one! Also specials on Tequila shots,starting @ just $2.00 Come on in & join the fun!


Thursday’s Hookah special

Come on in to Sawgrass Tiki Bar & Enjoy one of our many flavors of Hookah that we have recently added to our selection! Berry punch, Baja Blue(blueberry, raspberry  grape &  splash of milk chocolate) Chai Latte, Mobster (exotic guarana beans mixed with fresh citrus , raspberry  & pineapple) to name a few on Thursday & receive half off 2nd person!

Enjoy & have a great relaxing time!