Located on scenic Bayshore Boulevard, Ciro's Speakeasy & Restaurant provides patrons with the best of both worlds. The fine dining experience and upscale, trendy atmosphere take you back in time to the 1920s prohibition period. Ring the doorbell for admittance then get comfortable in one of the cozy booths lining the walls. Each booth has its own pair of drapes that can be closed for privacy. The menu is diverse with selections including duck, seafood, steak and fondue creations. Ciro's is open until the early morning hours, providing patrons with the ultimate late-night dining experience. Reservations are highly recommended.
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 South Tampa wine shop has a fine selection of more than 350 wines ranging in price from inexpensive to high-end. Cru Cellars is the perfect place to enjoy an evening of fine wine and cheese tasting. Whether choosing a favorite vintage by the bottle or by the glass, their extensive menu is sure to please the most discerning palate. Compliment your wine selection from the menu of specialty cheeses, decadent chocolates and desserts. Select beers are also available. - Vickie Ferguson
West Palm Wines offers a variety of scheduled events for novice wine enthusiasts as well as experienced wine connoisseurs. Learn the basics of the process of wine making or learn about wines from regions around the world through a series of lectures and tastings. For dining, Beaune's at West Palms Wines offers a delectable menu of made-from-scratch soups, delicately seasoned mussels, clams and escargot accompanied by beef bourguignon or coq au vin. Choose from a diverse menu of over 1000 wines. Beaune's location in Ybor City provides patrons an added opportunity to enjoy the historic city, shops and nightclubs. -Vickie Ferguson
At Kelly's, enjoy drinks, dancing and delectable cuisine at this triple action venue in the heart of the city. Start your day or end your evening at Kelly's restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Enjoy made from scratch fluffy omelets for breakfast; plump juicy burgers for lunch; or steak, ribs and fresh seafood for dinner. In the evening, head next door for live music and dancing or try your hand at karaoke at the Blur nightclub and show bar open Tuesday through Sunday from 8pm to 2am. Move on next door to the cozy Chic-a-Boom Room for more music while exploring the many luscious specialty martinis from the bar. Sunday is all day happy hour from 11am until 7pm -Vickie Ferguson
The vibrant atmosphere, friendly wait staff, cool drinks, and good food make Tryst Gastro Lounge a popular destination for those looking for an all around entertaining place to go. The upscale bar and restaurant serves a well-rounded selection of beer, wine, and flavorful cocktails and a menu of interesting dishes such as the juicy lamb and turkey burgers, sautéed prawns, and blackened grouper or red snapper. During happy hour guests can enjoy special drink discounts, free appetizers at designated times, and live music. Tryst is open late and the perfect place to stop in after attending a special event or movie for a nightcap.
Élevage is an upscale eatery serving an assortment of contemporary fare that is sure to delight your taste buds. Renowned for reinterpreting dishes from around the world and adding creative touches to create decadent delicacies, the restaurant offers patrons the chance to relish unusual textures and flavors. Dig into Rhode Island Style Calamari or Cauliflower & Almond Gazpacho to get a taste of what this place has in store. For mains, call for a Duck Paprikash or Cedar Plank Salmon, both of which are quite tasty. Complement the savory meals with a drink from their bar menu. Comprising of a dizzying array of wines, beers, cocktails, the drink choices are going to be loved by wine aficionados and beer-enthusiasts alike. If you are looking for a dining experience that is beyond the ordinary, head to Élevage for a pleasant surprise.
This simple spot has an intriguing approach to Italian dining: it lists the pastas, the sauces, the add-ons, then you mix and match until you've got just what you want. Penne, rigatoni, linguini and other pastas; sauces ranging from basil pomodoro to spicy lemongrass, green basil pesto and creamy four cheese and more; and add-ons that stretch from baby shrimp to yellowfin tuna, artichokes, goat cheese, sun-dried tomatoes ... the list goes on. You'll also find brick-oven pizza in similar create-your-own options, brick-oven wraps, fresh salads and beverages including beer. Do check the website or call for opening hours.