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

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

by deelite984 4 years ago

My latest attempt was a place called Dominick’s tucked away in the corner of a little strip mall called Bourbon Stree...


drjdiz commented 29 days ago

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Makeshift cooking after the storms

by masha 3 months ago

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

Vegetarian Visitor

by villainx 4 months ago

Hi community! My family will be visiting Clearwater, St Pete, & Tampa. What are vegetarian and vegetarian friendly ...

Steve R commented 4 months ago

MLB stadiums food safety rankings

by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

" . . . This late in the baseball season, the SI rankings might be used by fans who want to avoid foodborne disease d...

BostonBestEats commented 4 months ago

Best Deviled Crabs in Tampa

by andy huse 11 years ago

after many disappointing deviled crabs and writing about the origins of the dish for Cigar City Magazine, i finally f...

GeorgeLouis49 commented 5 months ago

Tampa Area Smoking Wood

by KC_Mike 9 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 an...


gator1 commented 7 months ago

Tampa - Greg Baker's Fodder & Shine

by meatn3 3 years ago

Greg Baker's soon to open restaurant Fodder & Shine in Tampa should be very intriguing! Looking forward to reports. I...

Steve R commented 10 months ago

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Fodder & Shine -- Finally Went!

by Steve R 10 months ago

So its 2 years later (this post was meant to be part of a thread from 2 years ago and, apparently, I inadvertantly st...

A week in Clearwater Beach

by paulajean10774 10 months ago

We will be staying in Clearwater Beach for a week the end of February. Looking for recommendations for restaurants, b...


haygar commented 10 months ago

Tampa Area- New England Fried Clams?

by CarrotStix 7 years ago

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


NewEnglandThom commented 10 months ago

Tampa Bay Rec

by haygar 1 year 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 ti...


haygar commented 10 months ago

Non chain food stores? Near St Pete/Clearwater?

by SueFH 10 months ago

Hi, I'm hoping for recommendations for non-chain grocery stores or markets. I wasn't impressed with the Publix I vis...

LiveRock commented 10 months ago

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

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . Dorsey said he buys pork from a small Tallahassee farm through food supplier Master Purveyors. But Master Pur...

Melanie Wong commented 11 months ago

Tampa St. Petersburg

by Antoniad 1 year ago

We recently traveled to St. Petersburg and noticed that there were not many recent posts about restaurants. Most wer...


Antoniad commented 11 months ago

Smoked mullet other than Ted Peters in Tampa?

by rebecca.kukla 10 years ago

Hi - It is apparently common knowledge that Ted Peters is THE place for smoked mullet in Tampa Bay. However, I li...


ddjruff commented 1 year ago

What happened to the Buca di Beppo in Tampa?

by srcusa 10 years ago

I'm not a huge fan of the chain, but was a fun place to go with a large group and the found was pretty reliable. The...

DuffyH commented 1 year ago

Kosher in Tampa?

by morris 1 year ago

Going to Tampa for a few days for business meetings... Anywhere to get a kosher lunch or dinner? Pick up, dine in o...


CloggieGirl commented 1 year ago

Best Pho in Tampa Bay

by floridaeater 6 years ago

Searching for the best pho in Tampa Bay and would love some suggestions. My current favorite is Pho Quyen in Pinellas...


P4ND444 commented 1 year ago

Big Group In Tampa

by dosage54 1 year ago

About 16 of us are headed to Tampa for football this fall. I can split us up and try for two tables on a Saturday nig...

SilverSage commented 1 year ago

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Seeking one Tampa dinner w/these criteria and hopefully chef's counter

by dimsumfan 1 year ago

I'll be a solo diner with focus on food more than atmosphere and service. Alcohol is not a consideration. I'm looking...