10Best Tampa, FL Restaurants
Try to get a table in the Columbia restaurant's 'Flamenco Room,' so you can watch the show while you dine. The show runs twice nightly except for Sundays.
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In what was once the Bank of Ybor, Bernini's Restaurant emerges as a tribute to old world Italy with marble floors and columns that echo with the sounds of dishes and glasses clinking merrily. Diners are drawn in by the lively energy and the intoxicating smells emanating from their kitchen. Read more »All New & Notable Tampa Restaurants »
Naturally, former chefs of well-known restaurants in Tampa tend to have a following. No more is that the case than with former chefs of the famous Bern's Steakhouse. Chef Jeannie Pierola's latest effort is the science-themed Edison Food + Drink Lab on Kennedy Boulevard, just west of downtown. Read more »All New & Notable Tampa Restaurants »
About Tampa, FL Restaurants
Visited by refreshing ocean breezes off the Gulf of Mexico, pleasant patios and sidewalk tables are a huge draw at many of Tampa's restaurants. The popular historic district of Ybor City bustles with hungry travelers who dig the city's selection of fresh seafood and flavorful Latin American eats. Serving the neighborhood for over 100 years, Columbia Restaurant delivers scrumptious paella and Spanish wines in an airy Mediterranean-style dining room. Away from the tourist crowds, the Hyde Park neighborhood offers a plethora of interesting choices, especially along the trendy S. Howard Avenue stretch, known as "SoHo," where uber-stylish establishments tempt clientele with inventive, internationally influenced menus. At Ceviche Tapas Bar and Restaurant, patrons sip wine and nibble on Northern Spanish delicacies on a lovely covered terrace, while the sophisticated eatery known as Water serves up hip cocktails and unusual presentations of sushi.