At Datz Delicatessen, it is all about the food. Whether stopping by for a sumptuous breakfast of fluffy eggs and crisp bacon, picking up a fresh salad or specialty sandwich for lunch or sitting down to a full dinner of roast pork or smoked salmon, the food is the main attraction. To go along with your meal, Datz offers an extensive selection of imported beers and wines as well as domestic varieties. Dine in or call ahead for takeout or delivery. When visiting, check their ongoing list of activities including brunches, cooking tips and wine tasting events.
Owner David Laxer carries on the tradition of excellence begun by his father Bern more than 40 years ago. Beef connoisseurs should make this restaurant first on their list of culinary stops. Known for its large selection of melt-in-your mouth aged beef, it is easy to see why it has won a wall full of awards. The “putting on the ritz” crowd have some 25 types of caviar to ponder and a wine cellar that pushed one half million bottles.
Since Ybor City was created by cigar manufacturers in 1880 and mostly populated by Cuban immigrants, it is a historically rich Tampa neighborhood. Located right in downtown, this area has become one of the most commercial parts in the city nowadays, but still, you can find really traditional places. With a 50 years history, King Corona Cigars is one of those places. Here smokers are able to enjoy a large selection of cigars and accessories. Need a snack? Grab one of the delicious Cuban sandwiches. No hesitation, a visit to Ybor can't be completed without a good cigar or some real Cuban food!
An entertainment venue in reality, Mise en Place or 'putting in place’ surely helps you put everything in order. The environmentally viable establishment is a restaurant, catering service and event venue rolled into one. The menu is ever-changing with a good selection of beverages to choose from. Confirm their menu for the day, but knowing them, you won’t be disappointed. Offering the perfect setting for any private event, their efficient staff will understand and cater to all your whims and fancies. Mise en Place is the way to go.
Season 52 aspires to create delicious dishes using the freshest vegetables and seasonings along with moderation in oil to enhance the flavor of the food through wood-fire grilling and brick-oven cooking, as well as minimizing the caloric intake of its guests. Enjoy a fully satisfying meal that includes succulent salmon, fresh crab, grilled trout, roasted chicken and lamb, and specialty flatbreads. Meals sizes are appropriate, allowing enough room to try one of the restaurants mini-indulgence desserts, such as Belgian chocolate rock road or pecan pie with vanilla mousse. The full bar features refreshing cocktail selections including chocolate martinis to pineapple cosmopolitans.
This restaurant is located in Indian Shores is known as a beach side landmark and is surrounded by huge boulders of salt rocks. Salt Rock Grill offers a great view of the Gulf of Mexico on one side and the inter coastal waterway on the other. The Chef serves mostly seafood and grilled delicacies and the house specials are the calamari, jumbo shrimps in coconut, King Crab legs Alaskan style, and sirloin steak with baked potatoes which is out of this world. Also, a worth try is the shrimp cocktail. Reservations are highly recommended on weekends.
The Ravioli Co. is a must visit for fans of Italian cuisine in the Tampa Bay area. This local business offers freshly-made artisan pasta of various kinds like angel hair, fettuccine, ravioli, and so on. Savor their ravioli, dubbed the best in town, as well as classics such as lasagna, pies and home-baked breads and baguettes. For traditional flavors, try the Lobster or Four Cheese ravioli, and if you're up for something inventive opt for the Roast Duck & Brandied Berry Compote Ravioli, Pork Carnitas, Black Bean & Manchego Ravioli or Hawaiian Purple Yam, Leek & Truffle Ravioli. Their signature sauces like Chipotle Cream and Vodka Tomato are worth a try.
The Thai 5 food truck serves delicious Thai cuisines at a very affordable rate. Lively and with a comfortable atmosphere, the food is tasty and filling. Whether its Thai rice with veggies and meat, Thai pepper steak or tasty sea food, every dish is freshly cooked. Appetizing and simple, the food works for any. So grab your own Thai 5 lunch box or a simple dinner with family, every dining experience will be very tasty.
Set in a casual dining space, Jack’s London Grill is a popular choice among the locals who want to tantalize their taste buds with some delicious British food. Their Onion Rings, Shepherd Pie and the Battered Fried Fish are just delicious. However, the show-stopper on the menu is clearly the Creme Brulee served with fresh strawberries. There is also a rotating specials menu during lunch and dinner. Expect to be delighted by the service, as the staff members are welcoming and well-versed with the menu. The atmosphere at the restaurant is very warm and friendly and you are sure to have a good time here. If you decide to try out this place, know that the best time to visit is between 12p to 6:30p when patrons can enjoy selected drinks for only USD 3.
Located at Henderson Boulevard, this is one of the best barbecue places Tampa has to offer. Known for their Hot Barbecue sauce, Holy Hog has an exciting menu at affordable rates. Their specials include toothsome eats like Turkey breast, Smoked ribs, Bbq chicken, Mac & cheese, Pulled pork sandwich, Sweet potato souffle and a lot more. The place offers you great deals like all military personnel receives a 15% discount, while kids can have free dinner/lunch on Tuesdays.
Besito-Tampa is one of those restaurants, where you walk in expecting to have a truly memorable experience and it never fails to deliver. Stylish, with a tinge of sophistication yet filled with a casual atmosphere, the mood here is set perfectly for a light-hearted meal with friends and family. Meticulously crafted, using fresh, local ingredients, the dishes served here reflect Mexico rich culinary culture. Savor the signature grilled skirt steak, chorizos and pollo quesadilla, which are certain to leave you with a new found fondness for Mexican cuisine.
Discover healthy eating options at Fresh Kitchen in Tampa, an eatery that struck a chord with health food enthusiasts through its vibrant menu that consists of a wide range of gluten-free and vegan recipes. Some of the delights served here include spinach salad, perfect spice rice, sesame green beans, herb grilled steak and many more. Apart from the food, Fresh Kitchen also serves freshly prepared juices such as chiwee strawberry, cafe moo free, flaming lemon, the boss and mindblown.