Raquel Baluyut’s is the owner and operator of Pinoy Filipino Restaurant, Headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida. This is a highly regarded Restaurant in Pinellas County.

Some of the services Pinoy Filipino Restaurant provides include: Excellent Filipino style cuisine and home style dishes.

When it comes to providing expert service nothing takes the place of experience. Raquel began working in this Industry 15 years ago and started Pinoy Filipino Restaurant in 2020.

One of Pinoy Filipino Restaurant’s  goals is to provide their Pinellas County clients with professional, high quality, and affordable services. People often choose Pinoy Filipino Restaurant because they provide unique cuisine and home style dishes at an affordable price. 

The result, one of the most Successful Reataurant’s in St. Petersburg!  

What do their customers think?

One fan of the company wrote, “Stopped in for lunch this past week and enjoyed a little of everything. Started with Lumpia… crispy, flavorful perfect. We then ordered the Vegan Pansit with an order of BBQ chicken & BBQ pork skewers. The pansit was a dream come true. Light & filled with vegetables. The BBQ skewers were amazing, tender and saucy. The service was sweet and the atmosphere was very relaxing. Thank you Pinoy for a wonderful meal!”

Another fan of the Pinoy St.Pete wrote, “We enjoyed a beautiful family time Lunch today, National Son”s day at Pinoy Filipino Restaurant. Each of us ordered something different! Jingle and Christine both took the time to talked to us. They are so welcoming and the food was so authenticly made and presented. Definitely come out and try them out! The restaurant is so clean and beautifully designed. Thank you, from Cristina, Michael, Christopher and Theo”

Having owner operated experts, like Raquel providing knowledgeable and expert care is an asset to St. Pete and Pinellas County, Florida .

Business owners take risks and often work long, exhaustive hours to service their clients. There are freedoms in owning a business, but these freedoms come at a cost. Rarely acknowledged are business owners like Raquel Baluyet that employ people and ensure their staff are paid continuously. Sure, people earn their wages through their time, hard work and skills, but let’s take a moment and thank Raquel for having and continuing the business ownership game that allows people an opportunity to produce and earn those wages.

Need a great Restaurant? Give Pinoy Filipino Restaurant an opportunity by visiting them at 1113 Central Avenue, St. Pete or by calling them at 727-655-8758.


So from the staff of Local Search Force that runs the County Advisory Board

Raquel Baluyet, you are highly commended for your service to the residents of Pinellas County, for having and maintaining a business that adds to the financial well-being of Florida and for your willingness to participate in social betterment activities.


Well done Raquel Baluyet!

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