For Tampa trips, discuss with Chowhounds what restaurants you shouldn't miss, plus share your own tips about great bars, coffee shops, and more.

Easter Brunch Spring Hill/ Port Richey

by wino1982 1 month ago

I’m looking for a restroom with a good Easter Brunch to take my wife, her mother, and grandmother. Anywhere in the spring Hill or Port Richey areas is fine. They live in Weeki Wachee

Stone Crabs in Tampa area

by tony noriega 11 years ago

I'm thinking seriously about having a stone crab feast for New Years Eve and of course I want to get the freshest, nicest claws that I can find. It's been years since I've had them...... Anyone...

St. Louis style pizza in Tampa?

by panicattack 11 years ago

Hi Chowhounds, Can anyone recommend a place in Tampa that approximates true St. Louis style pizza? You know what I'm talking about - the cracker thin crust (cut into squares) with provel cheese...

One "must stop" lunch between Miami and Tampa on I-75

by uhockey 4 years ago

Driving from Miami to Tampa on a Wednesday in November and looking for one can't miss spot along the way. Likely 12:00-1:00pm arrival time. Can be any type of cuisine, any price point, just somet...

What are the best things my adventurous toddler can eat with his hands in/around St Petersburg FL?

by clairelizabeth 1 year ago

Two tired parents and one perpetually peppy toddler arriving in St Petersburg next week. Looking for the best things we can eat/drink in the St. Petes/Clearwater/Dunedin areas. We like places t...

Dinner between Tampa and Orlando

by ajr524 8 years ago

I am going to be in Tampa next week and wanted to meet my brother, who lives in Orlando, somewhere in between for dinner. Don't know the area at all and need some suggestions. Doesn't have to be up...

Where can I get a great pastrami sandwich here in Tampa?

by deelite984 5 years ago

My latest attempt was a place called Dominick’s tucked away in the corner of a little strip mall called Bourbon Street Plaza on Ehrlich Rd. There is outdoor seating as well as more seating indoors...

Makeshift cooking after the storms

by masha 1 year ago

For all of the hounds affected by the recent hurricanes, some inspiration on makeshift kitchens ...

Vegetarian Visitor

by villainx 1 year ago

Hi community! My family will be visiting Clearwater, St Pete, & Tampa. What are vegetarian and vegetarian friendly options? Gluten free choices too! Thanks in advance.

MLB stadiums food safety rankings

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . This late in the baseball season, the SI rankings might be used by fans who want to avoid foodborne disease during the playoffs. And that might not be easy. . ."

Best Deviled Crabs in Tampa

by andy huse 12 years ago

after many disappointing deviled crabs and writing about the origins of the dish for Cigar City Magazine, i finally found a few specimens i can recommend to such esteemed colleagues. At Cacciato...

Tampa Area Smoking Wood

by KC_Mike 11 years ago

I am trying to find somewhere in the Tampa area that sells regular logs for smokers. All I can find is wood chips and pellets. Just looking for the basics (Hickory, Mesquite, Apple). Does anyone...

Tampa - Greg Baker's Fodder & Shine

by meatn3 4 years ago

Greg Baker's soon to open restaurant Fodder & Shine in Tampa should be very intriguing! Looking forward to reports. It's definitely on my list for my next visit.

Fodder & Shine -- Finally Went!

Steve R
by Steve R 2 years ago

So its 2 years later (this post was meant to be part of a thread from 2 years ago and, apparently, I inadvertantly started a new thread instead of adding to that one -- guess that being on CH since...

A week in Clearwater Beach

by paulajean10774 2 years ago

We will be staying in Clearwater Beach for a week the end of February. Looking for recommendations for restaurants, bars and things to do in the area. We will have a car and willing to drive to Tam...

Tampa Area- New England Fried Clams?

by CarrotStix 8 years ago

Does anyone know where I can get New England Fried Clams (clams with bellies) in the Tampa Bay area? Thanks!

Tampa Bay Rec

by haygar 2 years ago

I will be in Tampa for 3 days looking for the hidden gems. Not so hidden is one night at Berns but the rest of the time I am open looking for Tampa Clearwater no going to St Pete

Non chain food stores? Near St Pete/Clearwater?

by SueFH 2 years ago

Hi, I'm hoping for recommendations for non-chain grocery stores or markets. I wasn't impressed with the Publix I visited, would prefer to support a local business rather than TJs or WF if possible...

At farm-to-table restaurants, you’re being fed fiction

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

" . . . Dorsey said he buys pork from a small Tallahassee farm through food supplier Master Purveyors. But Master Purveyors said it doesn’t sell pork from Tallahassee. Dorsey said he uses quail fro...

Tampa St. Petersburg

by Antoniad 2 years ago

We recently traveled to St. Petersburg and noticed that there were not many recent posts about restaurants. Most were 8-10 years old. Here's some comments about where we ate in late September , w...