Raymond James Stadium is one of Tampa's premier venues and hosts many huge events including a couple Superbowls and more recently, Taylor Swift. The Stadium is also home to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers NFL franchise. Whatever your reason for visiting, chances are you'll get hungry. Luckily there are many of Tampa's best restaurants close by. Listed here are ten of the top choices to tempt your palette.
One of the city's main dining districts is located just a mile south of the Stadium and features a host of great, but mostly upscale options lined up along Boyscout Boulevard and at the International Plaza Mall. If you're attending a game, you might want to head to Lee Roy Selmon's. Named after Tampa's first NFL Hall of Famer, this casual and football themed restaurant and bar serves Southern-style comfort food. A great spot to watch the pre or post game shows.
If you want to taste some traditional flavors of Tampa, you might to head to La Teresita. Still just a five minute drive from the Stadium, La Teresita features traditional Cuban favorites in a retro-cafeteria setting. The food is tasty and plentiful, and the restaurant is full of local charm.