Since 1974, Mr. Dunderbaks has served some of the best European crafted beer in Tampa. The unique bar and restaurant is the perfect retreat for the entire family to enjoy delicious German fare such as Bavarian bratwurst and knackwurst, Polish kielbasa, and spicy Cajun andouille sausage. Highlight your meal with a cool, refreshing brew. Choose from over 400 bottled beers and or drafts while enjoying live German and American music on select nights. Top off the evening with dessert and a slice of authentic apple strudel for the perfect ending to a delicious German inspired meal.
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.
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.
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.
At Woody’s, prime cuts of meat, organic vegetables and fresh fruits are the main ingredients to every salad, sandwich or soup created in the kitchen. Since 1972, the staff has created the best tasting homemade selections for lunches, dinners and specialty platters for parties and events. Scrumptious sandwiches such as the Buccaneer are loaded with lean roast beef, topped with a flavorful tomato, basil and bacon sauce served on your choice of fresh bread, roll or croissant. Choose a bowl of fresh-made soup from a selection of three such as Caribbean Chicken Chowder, Mushroom Sesame or Gasparilla Minestrone with Parmesan. Add an Asian chicken, fresh fruit, or spinach gorgonzola salad to your meal for a final change. Delivery available. -Vickie Ferguson
Along with excellent food and exemplary service, the quiet atmosphere and subtle elegance of this fine restaurant will add to your dining pleasure. At this restaurant, perched on stilts and overlooking Tampa Bay, you can savor the sight of spectacular sunsets and panoramic views while being entertained by a variety of marine life. Offering a variety of the highest quality seafood, prime steaks and fresh poultry dishes, this restaurant is the place to spot some of those pelicans as you dine on food well-prepared and efficiently served.
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.
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.
Located at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, this restaurant is an excellent example of subtle elegance at its best. Warm colors, gentle lighting and beautiful views of the bay add to the overall ambience of classic, yet comfortable, dining. On the menu are creative seafood dishes, or order your favorite fish, such as salmon or grouper, cooked any way you choose. You can add to the pleasure with savory soup, crisp salads and fresh bread. Key lime pie might be the crowning touch to a meal.