Once you have observed the crazy tiled floor and the cozy decor, you'll discover the treasures of this old-fashioned store. Word lovers have the chance to access a very rich selection of books here, with various subjects such as fiction, travel, science and medicine, cuisine, history, business or biography. The goal? To increase customer's passion for reading! If you like enjoying a cup of local tea or artisanal coffee while reading, you'll find what you need: the Oxford Exchange also carries an amazing selection of those, to be enjoyed perched on a bar stool or comfortably reclined in a deep armchair.
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.
To experience one of the best pints of Guinness in the city, a visit to this authentic thatched-roof establishment is a must. The pub sports all things Irish, including live folk music, excellent food and fine Irish whiskeys. Allow plenty of time: this place is popular and is usually packed. Traditional favorites such as Shepherd's Pie, Dublin Fish and Chips and authentic Irish Stew are featured on the menu. Add a pint of your favorite lager or ale and join the lively crowd at the bar or head outside to the deck where there's plenty of room to revel in.
For a taste of the Islands most flavorful cuisine, try Bahama Breeze. One of the nation's leading Caribbean-inspired restaurants, Bahama Breeze has tropical atmosphere, high ceilings, rich woods and palm tree decor. Its relaxing Island getaway with innovative foods and exotic drinks freshly confected and made to order. You can expect bold and spicy flavors with each meal presented in a way that is as eye-catching as it is appetizing. Whether it's oak-grilled sirloin palomilla or the chicken santiago or any one of countless other entrees and desserts, you will always be satisfied at Bahama Breeze. With more than 50 brands of beer by the bottle, island-style drinks with plenty of fresh squeezed juice, you will be sure to slake your thirst. The Bahamarita, Bahama's signature frozen margarita, is a must. Whenever you are in the mood for good food that is reasonably priced with quality service, Bahama Breeze is just the ticket for singles, couples, families or even a business lunch.
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!
Family-owned Wright's Gourmet House has served delicious food to Tampa patrons since 1963. Their full menu offers a variety of fresh deli salads and spreads, as well as soups and superior sandwiches such as the juicy roast pork, classic grilled cheese, and the original Beef Martini and Golden Gate created by the founder of Wright's. Gourmet entrées, soups and quiches are prepared fresh daily, then frozen and available to purchase. Delicious desserts include cookies, brownies and cakes made from scratch in their own kitchen. Dine in or take out; whatever you choose, the food will be outstanding. Catering is available.
The Crab Shack (and it truly is a shack!) serves up good, plainly cooked seafood, not on a white tablecloth but on oilcloth with plenty of extra utensils to get you cracking, picking and fishing meat out of shells. There is serious seafood-eating going on here, and shellfish fans make a beeline to this spot when the crab craving hits. You choose from seasonal entrees, Smoked Mullet or Salmon if you're not up for the crab cracking effort. Iced tea and beer are the favored options.
This is a popular choice for family dining, whether it's dining on a variety of pizzas featuring meat, chicken, vegetarian or cheese, or favorite pasta selections. Frequent specials are offered on multiple pizzas purchased together or on dinners for two. A delicious lunch buffet spread is one of their favorite attractions.
In real estate, it's location, location, location that's important. At this seafood house, the name of the game is atmosphere, atmosphere, atmosphere. Low lighting, sleek wood tones and comfortable seating set the tone; great views add to the allure. Memorable dinners are made of the seafood that sizzles here.
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.
When you're after Mexican food that's just a little different, take a look here, home to menu selections that are more than just your average burrito. Here, they spice it up with poblano chile, salsa roja, and queso fresco. As an appetizer, try Shrimp Fundido, a combo of Gulf shrimp and sun-dried tomatoes, feta and Monterey Jack cheese, with crushed garlic and oregano tossed into the tasty mix. It's then baked until golden and served with flour tortillas. You'll also find specialty desserts here, all freshly made while you watch.
The Brits have arrived and brought with them an international flavor to the Bay area. This popular establishment serves quality English brews from an extensive list of selections including such favorites as Guinness and Harp. Entrees, prepared daily, include fresh fish dishes and a variety of pasta specialties. Among appetizers, a flaky pastry with feta filling is a favorite. You can dine inside here or outside at shaded patio tables.