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.
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.
Ella's Americana Folk Art Cafe offers its guests a cozy place to enjoy Southern dishes like Kansas-style barbecue, chicken and waffles and a range of burgers. The recipes are inventive and the dishes come out as flavorful, such that they are forever etched in the memory of diners. The decor consists of paintings and artwork from local talent that adds a pop of color. Evenings see crowds swaying to live artists and bands.
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!
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.
The best place in town for tasty sandwiches, crispy salads, and zesty soups made from scratch with the freshest ingredients in Lick's Deli. The casual atmosphere and friendly service combined with excelled food make Lick's a favorite with local residents and business people. Dine inside at a comfortable booth or place your order to go, either way, expect delicious hot or cold sandwiches, side dishes such as creamy cole slaw and potato salad, and topped off with a rich chocolate brownie. Lick's can make your sandwich any way you like and has a nice selection of vegetarian selections to choose from. - Vickie Ferguson
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.
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.
Located in Tampa, Kojaks House of Ribs is a locally-run restaurant serving up succulent barbecue since the year 1978. Made famous for their barbecue Pork, beef, chicken, ribs and some decadent sweet treats like the Apple and Chocolate cake. They have got 3 special sauces to confuse your taste buds, each of them unique and different from each other. Outside seating is also available but make sure to make reservations since it can get crowded. Stop by soon, but remember: no calorie counting allowed.
Mott & Hester Deli has been serving the Tampa area for many years and is a popular stop to dine for breakfast, lunch and dinner or to pick up freshly made pasta, sauces and soups on your way home from the office. Their cold or hot sandwiches piled high with delectable deli meats atop warm French bread and topped with creamy melted cheese and mushrooms set the stage for the type of food you can expect at the deli. Casual atmosphere, friendly service, reasonable prices and quality foods are staples on the menu and served everyday. - Vickie Ferguson