Dining Out in Tampa Can Be Good For Your Health

Everyone knows a vacation can take a toll on your diet. Eating out every day can result in unhealthy food choices and too many calories. Luckily, if you're visiting Tampa there are many top-notch restaurants that serve fresh, healthy, organic, vegan and gluten-free options. Guaranteed to fuel you up and help you feel great for a long day of exploring this beautiful city. Whether you're looking for breakfast, lunch or dinner, 10 Best has gathered together ten of the top healthy restaurant options to choose from.

If you're looking for a quick and healthy breakfast or lunch, there are many outstanding restaurants, delis and cafes to choose from. Abby's Health Food and Cafe Eden is a perfect example. Located in the Carrollwood neighborhood, Abby's has been helping Tampa get healthy for over a decade. Their Cafe Eden offers fresh organic, vegan and raw food options for lunch or an early dinner.

Dinner doesn't have to be dull to be healthy and Tampa features many fine restaurants that focus on creating nutritious and delicious dishes. One of Tampa's best options is the Refinery. Voted best restaurant in Tampa, the Refinery focuses on local, organic and seasonal dishes and almost always offer a vegan and gluten-free option as well.



Breakfast is a treat at First Watch. A departure from many local breakfast spots, it specializes in providing delicious, but light and healthy meal options. The emphasis is on fresh ingredients and made from scratch baked goods and batters....  Read More



EVOS is a local fast food chain that focuses on making your favorite fast food dishes more healthy, like using organic or vegan ingredients and air-baking their french fries instead of using the deep fryer. They use naturally raised beef and...  Read More



Fresh Kitchen is a healthy fast food option for lunch and dinner located in Tampa's SoHo neighborhood. On offer is a full range of fresh and delicious ingredients that are combined in a handy bowl to eat in or take out. Set up cafeteria-style,...  Read More



Doc B's Fresh Kitchen is located on Bay Street at Tampa's International Plaza mall making it the perfect stop to fuel up after shopping or before an evening out. The menu features a wide selection of healthy, well-balanced dining options for...  Read More

Tampa-Busch Gardens


You don't have to be a vegan to enjoy The Loving Hut, but it helps. The Hut prides themselves on their locally-sourced vegan creations while still trying to remain accessible to non-vegans who are just looking for something healthy to eat....  Read More



Season's 52 is a fresh grill and wine bar located adjacent to Tampa's Westshore Mall. Convenient to downtown and the airport, this is a great dining option for business or pleasure. With menus that are changed seasonally to reflect what's...  Read More



Focusing on natural and healthy foods and personal care products, Abby's Health & Nutrition has been a Carrollwood landmark for over 15 years. Opened by Abby Sayler, a well-regarded local nutritionist, Abby's is a full-service store stocking...  Read More



The Bamboozle Cafe is located in heart of downtown Tampa and features Asian Fusion and traditional Vietnamese cuisine. From their fresh Bamboozle rolls to their hearty Pho Boats, the ingredients are fresh and healthy, and the presentation shows...  Read More



So Fresh is a fast, fresh, and healthy eating option for people on the go. They offer a variety of bowls, wraps, and salads containing nutrient dense ingredients to fill you up and fuel your day. Pricing includes chicken, tofu, or zoodles which...  Read More

Seminole Heights


This small and charming restaurant, housed in a converted Craftsman-style bungalow, serves up big flavors at reasonable prices. Chef/owner Greg Baker opened The Refinery in 2010 with a vision to provide good food, prepared by passionate chefs,...  Read More


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Skye is a freelance writer that adopted Tampa as her hometown over a decade ago and never looked back. As a native of Canada, Skye has happily embraced the no snow climate, and in her spare time...  More About Skye