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.
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
Expect friendly staff and superior service while enjoying generous portions of authentic Italian specialties, at reasonable prices, served at Verducci's Pizzeria and Trattoria. Relax in the cozy atmosphere of the restaurant and choose from an array of traditional entrees created by the owners/chefs while sipping a glass of your favorite wine. Dishes include specialties such as Pollo Marsala, Gnocchi Sorrentina, spaghetti and meatballs, eggplant parmigiana, linguine with white wine and the restaurant's signature multi-layered lasagna. The restaurant has an impressive list of stone baked, hand thrown specialty pizzas, strombolis, calzones and assorted sandwiches along with scrumptious desserts made fresh daily. - Vickie Ferguson
This deli may be small, but the food is definitely not. Sandwiches are generously portioned and stacked high with fresh deli meats, cheeses, and crisp vegetables to create a sandwich worth biting into. Whether you prefer a triple-decker, cold sub, hot Philly cheesesteak, traditional Cuban, or a tasty wrap, Big Stein's makes them to order using wheat, rye, marbled, and light as air Cuban bread. Add a side salad or a cup of freshly made soup and you have a meal, or two, to enjoy. Dine inside at one of the available tables or call ahead for take-out or delivery. -Vickie Ferguson
Enjoy the history and atmosphere of the Louis Pappas Greek Restaurant in Tampa. Originally opened in Tarpon Springs, the family name carries on with grandson Louis as he continues to provide traditional Greek cuisine to patrons. Savor the delicious taste of signature sandwiches that include the Tampa Cuban stacked high with ham, roast pork, Genoa salami, and cheese served cold or hot-pressed. When dining at the restaurant, the original Greek salad created long ago by Louis Pappas is a favorite among diners. Assorted flat breads, pita platters, dolmades made with the freshest ingredients, and perfectly seasoned mousaka guarantee a traditional Greek inspired meal. Enjoy assorted beers, house wines, and family recipe sangria. Visit additional locations in Lakeland, Odessa, and Clearwater. - Vickie Ferguson
Mediterranean flavor and spice and beautifully presented dishes add just the right touch to the menu at Row Boat Mediterranean Cuisine. The restaurant features juicy lamb and beef gyro sandwiches, ginger-enhanced chicken soup, falafel, Greek fries, and tangy cucumber sauce for starters. For dessert, what else can be expected but the sweet taste of traditional walnut enhanced baklava. The casual atmosphere coupled with excellent service and fresh made cuisine make the Ybor City restaurant a local favorite. Reasonably priced and generous portions, tasty Greek wines, hookahs and live entertainment will keep you coming back for more. Vickie Ferguson
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.
Doormet Café caters to every type of dining experience. Whether you choose to dine in, order take out, have it delivered or you are catering a party, Doormet has the menu offerings for a special meal. Create your own tasty calzone or oven-baked pizza with every type of topping, munch down on superior bistro sandwiches, enjoy a rich, creamy pasta dish, crisp salads and freshly baked flatbread, or a seafood, chicken or steak entrée from the grill. A light, casual atmosphere prevails perfect for family outings. Beer and wine is available. - Vickie Ferguson
Mouna's Delicacies - The Mediterranean Chickpea in Tampa is a treasure trove of authentic Mediterranean dishes. Upon entering the premises, the first thing to notice about this eatery is its simple interiors which consist of a brightly lit lobby with a service table to eat. The vibrant menu here includes delights such as Tabouli Salad, Rice and Lentils, Fattoush Salad, Veggie Wrap, Original Hummus Dip, Spinach Pie, Babaganoush Dip and Mousaka. Look no further than Mouna's Delicacies - The Mediterranean Chickpea if it is healthy food that you seek.