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.
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.
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!
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.
From the coastal highway that runs down St. Petersburg's Treasure Island, it's easy to miss the one story white facade of Caddy's on the Beach. Approach from the sand, however, and you'll wonder how anyone could miss the two story restaurant and bar complex. Right on the beach, this double decker bar and grill is a favorite of locals and party-goers. Revelers in tropically hued bikinis and board shorts festoon the balcony at Caddy's, most all of them with a similarly bright cocktail in hand. For hungrier patrons, Caddy's offers an overwhelmingly long menu that focuses on smoky barbecue fare rather than the area's typical seafood spread. With a minimum purchase, guests can also commandeer a private cabana right on the beach for private sunset views with full service.
This much loved Mexican joint serves up fresh Tex-Mex cuisine at its finest. Red Mesa Cantina features a variety of the favorites, from tacos and quesadillas to burritos and ceviche. Its large dining room is perfect for groups of friends with live music featured throughout the week. The patio features a large water fountain and umbrella covered tables.
Enjoy a round of drinks and delicious meal at the Green Iguana and Grill after work with friends. Indulge in their creative cocktail selection accompanied by items like wraps, burgers, sandwiches and much more. You can also enjoy live music shows performed by various local artists in different genres.
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.
Named for Don Shula, the revered football coach, Shula's America's Steak House attracts both sports lovers and food lovers. Thanks to its branded beef steak offerings, it shall never face a dearth of customers. While the food is universally good, the decor of the restaurants is partial to ballplayers. Deep brown wood paneled walls are covered with memories of the brilliant 1972 Miami Dolphins, which was the only team to remain undefeated for a whole season in NFL history. Private dining space for different events is also available. Informal gatherings can be hosted in the open-air lounge with live sports action on big screens in the background. Located within Intercontinental Hotel Tampa, it also plays host to business events and family dinners.
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.