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Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel

Seasoned with the Cuban, Spanish and Italian influences that have defined Tampa's most iconic neighborhoods, the newly restyled Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel offers luxurious guest rooms, locally-inspired fine dining and an engaging lobby bar, alive nightly with signature cocktail events. Just steps from upscale shopping, with internationally-acclaimed boutiques and an expansive collection of casual, full-service and fine dining restaurants, our local Navigator will guide you through a world of perfectly crafted experiences with a local flair.

Ybor City Wine Bar

Discover weekly wine tastings, wine appreciation workshops and a selection of over 200 boutique wines at this trendy Ybor City bar.
Everyone will find something to suit their palate at this cozy wine bar. The stylish yet unpretentious interiors are accentuated by a black-and-red color scheme, elegant chandeliers and shelves stocked with a globe-spanning collection of varietals and rare finds. If you can't decide what to choose, the knowledgeable staff are able to offer suggestions. Pair your glass with gourmet eats from their carefully-chosen array of small plates, cheese and charcuterie boards that perfectly complement the bouquet and subtle nuances of each wine. Mingle with fellow wine enthusiasts on the lively outdoor patio, and experience Tampa's dynamic nightlife in the heart of this eclectic neighborhood.
Address: 1600 East 7th Avenue, Centro Ybor Complex, Tampa/St. Petersburg, 33605, FL, United States
Phone: +1 813 999 4966
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday from 04:00 AM to 10:00 PM,Friday to Saturday from 04:00 AM to 12:00 AM,Sunday from 04:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel
Distance: 5.1 mi
drink / 5.1 mi

Fly Bar and Restaurant

Share eclectic small plates like the braised rabbit tacos or snapper escovitch as you sip on original drinks like the Gimlee.
This chic bar offers 360-degree views of downtown Tampa, gourmet shared plates and some of the best jazz and blues music this side of town. The upbeat interiors are lively and colorful, with a bar stocked with top-shelf liquors and walls lined with local artwork. Dine on dishes like the pan-seared tile fish with purple Peruvian hash and andouille or the bison pinwheel steak with basil pesto and peperonata, and experience the city's vibrant nightlife. With a great selection of craft cocktails, micro brews and extensive wine list, Fly has all the makings for a great night out.
Address: 1202 North Franklin Street, Tampa, 33602, FL, United States
Phone: +1 813 275 5000
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 04:00 PM to 03:00 AM
Hotel: Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel
Distance: 4.4 mi
food / 4.4 mi

Mosh Posh

The deals you find here on your favorite designer gems will have you filling a shopping bag with goodies galore.
Offering a wide range of designer wear at a serious discount, Mosh Posh is one of Tampa's hidden shopping destinations with a wide range of name brand clothing and accessories. The shop's private ownership knows how to hunt down the best deals in town, passing the savings on to their customers on names like Dolce & Gabbana, Tiffany, and Prada. It's not just their own designer inventory, however, as the shop offers consignment services that let you unload last year's look or find a fun vintage piece for next season. 
Address: 2419 West Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 100, Tampa, 33609, FL, United States
Phone: +1 813 258 8800
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday from 10:00 AM to 07:00 PM,Friday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM,Sunday from 12:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel
Distance: 3.5 mi
shop / 3.5 mi


Captain your own boat and check out the pristine blue waters of Tampa. Make an afternoon of it to catch the sunset for the ultimate date.
Offering the unique opportunity to pilot your own boat through the gorgeous Tampa Bay waterway, eBoats is a great way to spend a sunny afternoon with the family or a romantic evening with your darling. Available for one hour to four hours, these electric boats are an eco- and wallet-friendly way to tour a rarely seen side of Tampa. Food is allowed on board, making it a great getaway for a family picnic, and each boat has an external audio connection so you can jam out to your favorite tunes for the whole ride. 
Address: 333 South Franklin Street, Tampa, 33602, FL, United States
Phone: +1 813 767 2245
Opening hours: Sunday to Saturday from 08:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel
Distance: 18.8 mi
see / 18.8 mi

Angry Chair Brewing

Sample five varieties of local brews at Angry Chair. Don't forget to bring some snacks to enjoy with your beer!
One of Tampa's latest brewery sensations, Angry Chair is a Seminole Heights favorite that continues to churn out some of its wonderful beers. While only five beers comprise the menu at present, the brewery has announced plans to barrel age sour beers and keep experimenting on the periphery of their core creations. No food is served at the bar, but guests are encouraged to grab a little bite from one of the cafes in the neighborhood.
Address: 6401 North Florida Ave, Tampa, 33604, FL, United States
Phone: +1 813 238 1122
Opening hours: Tuesday to Thursday from 04:00 PM to 12:00 AM,Friday to Saturday from 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM,Sunday from 12:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel
Distance: 5.8 mi
drink / 5.8 mi

Perk's Donut Bar

Perk up your mornings with doughnuts at this neighborhood cafe. Their maple-coated, bacon-topped doughnut deserves a special mention.
Perk's Donut Bar is neighborhood-focused, serving freshly-made donuts and specialty brews. Select from an array of coatings like cinnamon, chocolate or lemon, topped with bacon, sprinkles or nuts, and drizzled in a caramel, chocolate or berry sauce. Enjoy your customized selection with a latte, espresso or apple-cinnamon tea.
Address: 2109 South Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, 33629, FL, United States
Phone: +1 813 254 5374
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 07:00 AM to 04:00 PM,Sunday from 07:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel
Distance: 3.5 mi
food / 3.5 mi

The Ravioli Co.

The Ravioli Co. serves unrivaled artisan ravioli like cinnamon chile rubbed bison.
The Ravioli Co. offers arguably the best artisan ravioli in town as well as Italian classics like pasta, lasagna, rustic pies and house-baked breads. Fresh and handmade, opt for classic varieties like lobster or four cheese, or sample signature items like roast duck & brandied berry compote ravioli, pork carnitas, black bean & manchego ravioli and Hawaiian purple yam, leek & truffle ravioli. Their range of sauces like vodka tomato cream or chipotle cream are worth a try as well - do not hesitate to ask for recommendations on pairings.
Address: 3413 South Manhattan Avenue, Tampa, 33629, FL, United States
Phone: +1 813 254 2051
Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 11:00 AM to 06:30 PM,Sunday from 11:00 AM to 05:30 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel
Distance: 4.1 mi
food / 4.1 mi


Cheap has become one of Tampa's favorite nightlife spots. This bar and restaurant is buzzing with activity on most nights.
This trendy restaurant located in the upbeat SoHo district offers a cool atmosphere for a night of delectable dining. Cuisine ranges from traditional steak, pork, fish and tantalizing shrimp dishes to a variety of sushi rolls, crab cakes and specialty salads. Finish off the meal with a rich crème brulee or slice of key lime pie. Open till 3a, there's plenty of time to enjoy your favorite beer, wine, champagne or sangria. This restaurant gets many things right: the atmosphere, the cuisine, and the outstanding service. Please note that the kitchen closes prior to 3a each night.
Address: 309 South Howard Avenue, Tampa, 33606, FL, United States
Phone: +1 813 258 5878
Opening hours: Wednesday to Saturday from 05:00 PM to 03:00 AM
Hotel: Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel
Distance: 3.8 mi
drink / 3.8 mi

Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo

Befriend an African Penguin or a Patas Monkey, and learn about the restoration of species to their natural habitats.
The 56-acre (22.7-hectare) Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo is the city's oldest zoo, critically acclaimed as one of the most child-friendly sites. It runs a number of programs and centers focusing on the conservation of endangered species and wildlife rehabilitation. These include animal adoption programs and the Manatee and Aquatic Center, which is a hospital for manatees. It boasts of eight habitat zones including the Primate World, Safari Africa and Ituri Forest, and Free Flight Aviaries. It also has pony rides, bumper boats, roller coasters and safari tours. Children are made aware of environmental protection at school tours, talk shows, traveling exhibitions, and on-site birthday parties and sleepovers. Visitors can download site maps on iPhones for easy navigation within the zoo. This venue can also be hired for weddings and corporate functions. Special entry rates and family activities ensure an educational and fun-filled outing.
Address: 1101 West Sligh Avenue, Tampa, 33604-5958, FL, United States
Phone: +1 813 935 8552
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel
Distance: 5.8 mi
see / 5.8 mi

Croc Encounters Reptile Park and Wildlife Center

Meet Amos, the American Alligator, along with other rescued reptiles and amphibians. Learn more about the unique wildlife of Florida.
Though encountering crocodiles, lizards, turtles and snakes may seem scary to some people, a visit to Croc Encounters Reptile Park and Wildlife Center puts all apprehensions to rest. It opens doors to a spectacular world of reptiles where visitors are amazed by the sheer variety of species exhibiting diverse coloring, textures, scales and shells. These include the Nile Crocodile, Burmese Python, Cuban Boa, Red Tegu and Florida Box Turtle. A host of amphibians are also rescued by this non-profit organization. School groups can avail of special educative programs such as Rainforest Reptiles, Wetland Wonders and Native Florida. Do not miss the Alligator Wrestling Show replete with diverse stunts and educational tit-bits. One can also host birthdays, picnics and corporate events at this venue or hire their traveling exhibits for off-site functions.
Address: 8703 Bowles Road, Tampa, 33637, FL, United States
Phone: +1 813 217 4400
Opening hours: Saturday from 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel
Distance: 13.4 mi
see / 13.4 mi

Sherry's Yesterdaze

Take your wardrobe back in time when you pick up some funky fashions at Sherry's Yesterdaze.
For those who have a passion for retro, kitsch, or vintage styles, Sherry's Yesterdaze is a must-shop destination in Tampa. Explore aisles of flirty '50s dresses, cool '80s earings, and tastefully tacky '70s decor. You'll find a selection of items sold on their website, but for the full experience, definitely pay this store a visit. The store is easy to find: the outside is painted pastel colors and mod patterns. 
Address: 5207 North Florida Avenue, Tampa, 33603, FL, United States
Phone: +1 813 231 2020
Opening hours: Sunday from 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM,Tuesday to Wednesday from 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM,Thursday from 11:00 AM to 08:00 PM,Friday to Saturday from 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel
Distance: 21.5 mi
shop / 21.5 mi

Toffee to Go

Indulge in buttery toffees in flavors like white chocolate with pecan and almonds, and celebrate in style with luxurious gift boxes.
Toffee to Go is highly popular and critically acclaimed all over America for its creamy and brittle candies, blended with rich chocolate, which melt in the mouth. This quaint shop in Tampa is their only boutique all over the country. The toffees come in three varieties of milk, dark and white chocolate. Selections include their signature Dark Chocolate Pecan Toffee, and White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Toffee in their holiday collection. Those looking to purchase gifts can find an assortment of toffees, categorized by occasions such as birthdays, Thanksgiving, Valentine's Day and corporate gifts. The packaging is given as much importance as the sweets with striking boxes in pink and green or red and brown stripes, tied with satin ribbons. Shipping services with cooling facilities deliver fresh confectioneries throughout the nation but the joy of choosing and tasting the toffees at the shop itself is unparalleled. It's no surprise then that it has made it to Oprah Winfrey's famous list of favorite things.
Address: 3251 West Bay to Bay Boulevard, Tampa, 33629, FL, United States
Phone: +1 813 831 6247
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM,Saturday from 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel
Distance: 4.4 mi
shop / 4.4 mi

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