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
phone:+1 813 258 8800
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
phone:+1 813 258 5878
European-inspired space featuring a restaurant, bookstore, coffeehouse, and shop with decor and gifts.
Oxford Exchange is a great place to shop, eat, and drink. The shop has everything one could possibly want, from kitchenware and clothes to jewelry and books.
Address:420 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, 33602
Enjoy local Floridian fare served in an establishment by the river.
Ulele offers an upscale menu of local Floridian fare, including barbacoa grilling & house-brewed beers. Enjoy views of the river while sipping and savoring.
Address:1810 N Highland Ave, Tampa, 33602
phone:+813 999 4952
Pirate Water Taxi
Hop on and off this water taxi all day long on the Tampa Riverwalk.
Pirate Water Taxi offers drop offs starting at Ulele all the way down to Davis Island. It runs seven days a week with unlimited rides.
Address:603 Channelside Dr, Tampa, 33602
phone:+813 223 7999
Cask Social Kitchen
Eat, drink, and be social at this modern southern social kitchen.
Cask Social Kitchen is known for its delicious Southern fare and handcrafted cocktails. Sip and savor at this hip spot on Howard Avenue.
Address:208 S Howard Ave, Tampa, 33606
phone:+(813) 251 0051
Wind down in this hockey-themed tavern located in a historical building with numerous TV and great game-time apps.
Established in 1997, Hattricks Tavern is the place to visit for any sports enthusiast. Located right in the Downtown district, they'll make sure you don't miss the fun during game time.
Address:107 S Franklin St, Tampa, 33602
phone:+(813) 225 4288
Health-oriented Vietnamese and Asian fusion
Explore the traditional Vietnamese menus at Bamboozle Cafe. From fresh soups to savory noodle dishes, there is something for everyone at this hot spot. The restaurant also offers menus that can accommodate those who don't eat gluten, as well as vegans and vegetarians.
Address:516 N Tampa St, Tampa, 33602
phone:+(813) 223 7320
Men’s store specializing in apparel, leather, and grooming products.
Explore this men’s store specializing in everyday essentials. Refinery has a wide selection of specialty goods all proudly handcrafted in the United States by some of the nations finest craftsmen. Experience the heritage and heirloom construction that sets their products apart.
Address:2223 N Westshore Blvd, Tampa, 33607
phone:+813 906 4004
Ciro's Speakeasy & Supper Club
Indulge in specialty made drinks in a speakeasy environment with low lights, candles, and soft jazz in the background.
Savor carefully crafted cocktails at their library. Indulge in dining at any of their private booths. You will fall in love with this intimate and sophisticated spot.
Address:2109 Bayshore Blvd, Tampa, 33606
Pick up quirky, classic, and Florida lifestyle apparel and merchandise.
Salt Pines offers a variety of men's and women's apparel, merchandise, luggage, and home goods for those who want to take home a little Southern Florida flair.
Address:1503 W Swann Ave, Tampa, 33606
phone:+813 644 5991
Relax in this warm environment while you enjoy coffee and tea while reading a good book!
Spend some time at this unique local coffee and tea house close to USF campus where you can cozy up with a blanket and unwind.
Address:11706 N 51st Street, Tampa, 33617
phone:+813 988 2828
Mini Doughnut Factory
Gourmet mini doughnuts, coffee, espresso, lattes, smoothies and doughnut shakes.
At Mini Doughnut Factory not only do they have 16 assorted mini doughnut flavors, but you can create your own! It's a cute little doughnut shop with an open kitchen, so you can watch how they transform a simple mini doughnuts into gourmet creations. All doughnuts are made to order.
Address:2109 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, 33629
phone:+(813) 254 5374
Gastro pub serving modern American comfort food with craft brews.
With dishes from meatloaf mac and cheese to buffalo cauliflower, this eatery takes you for a walk on the wild side with its wide array of options. The monkey bread with bacon on top is a must try as well!
Address:2616 S MacDill Ave, Tampa, 33629
phone:+813 831 7000
Walk along the water to Tampa's hotspots.
Take a stroll along the Tampa Riverwalk, which follows the Hillsborough River past museums, restaurants, and bars.
Address:600 N Ashley Dr, Tampa, 33602
phone:+(813) 221 1539
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Coast Bike Share
Coast Bike Share is the healthy, fun, and affordable way to breeze around Tampa.
With many convenient self-serve locations in the downtown area, Coast Bike Share allows you to pay for your bike rental by credit card, and tracks your ride via a navigation system that you can sync with your mobile device to share later on social media. A great way to get some exercise while having fun seeing the sights and views Tampa has to offer!
Address:212 E Cass St, Tampa, 33602
phone:+813 999 3300
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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
phone:+1 813 999 4966
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
phone:+1 813 231 2020
Peaches and Pearls Boutique
Discover this funky and fun boutique filled with exciting patterns and colors.
Shopaholics will love this adorable boutique that outfits shoppers with fun and unique items. You are sure to find something you love at this bohemian hidden gem.
Address:5897 Memorial Hwy, Tampa, 33615
phone:+(813) 886 7029
Tampa History Center
Explore Tampa's history at this engaging museum.
Learn about Tampa's history and the people who helped to shape this city at the Tampa History Center. The museum features both permanent and rotating exhibits that allow visitors to feel like they've stepped back in time.
Address:801 Oldwater St, Tampa, 33602
Chic boutique located in the heart of South Tampa.
Stunning dresses and glimmering jewelry are only a small part of this boutique's extensive collection. Find everything you need and more at this conveniently located boutique.
Address:815 S Howard Ave, Tampa, 33606
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
phone:+1 813 767 2245
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
phone:+1 813 238 1122
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
phone:+1 813 935 8552
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
phone:+1 813 831 6247
Ella's Americana Folk Cafe
Offers eclectic cuisine, intriguing art, live music on Fridays, and soul food on Sundays.
Upon walking into Ella's, the eclectic atmosphere bombards the senses. Live music, quirky art, and soul food with a twist makes Ella's a must when visiting Tampa.
Address:5119 N Nebraska Ave., Tampa, 33603
phone:+813 234 1000
Dosunco Japanese Kitchen
An authentic Japanese ramen shop.
An authentic ramen shop serving their very own unique ramen broth that you will not find anywhere else. If you are not big on broth, they also serve a broth-less ramen called Abura Soba with special soy sauce, roast pork, bean sprouts, bamboo shoots, seasoned egg, and green onion. Arriving right when the restaurant opens is the best time to dine-in, as there will be no wait for a table.
Address:3310 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, 33609
phone:+(813) 605 5741
Houses largest collection of Dali artwork outside of Europe.
You must take a tour to understand all the Dali-ness! Amazing architecture, paintings, and fun for the whole family!
Address:1 Dali Blvd, St Petersburg, 33701
Modern, cavernous gameday spot with pub grub, draft beer & cocktails, plus a lineup of bands.
Ferg's is a lively, energetic hot-spot within walking distance of Amalie Arena that is a must-stop on Tampa Bay Lightning game day as well as for concert events. It features a large outdoor patio/bar with room for live bands to perform, as well as indoor seating with big screen TVs aplenty. Ferg's has a great selection of draft beer and cocktails and usually features event day happy hour specials.
Address:490 Channelside Dr, Tampa, 33602
phone:+813 443 8403
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
phone:+1 813 275 5000
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
phone:+1 813 254 5374
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
phone:+1 813 254 2051
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
phone:+1 813 217 4400
Contemporary diner that serves delicious breakfasts.
Daily Eats is a modern diner that serves breakfast and brunch and has a gluten-free menu. The menu features an impressive list of creative breakfast options that add an interesting spin to familiar favorites.
Address:901 S Howard Ave, Tampa, 33606
phone:+(813) 868 3335
The Wooden Rooster
Enjoy the homemade crepes, sandwiches, seasonal soups, and salads.
At The Wooden Rooster you must try they fresh crepes, both savory or sweet. They also offer handcrafted coffee beverages, craft beers, and wine.
Address:104 2nd Ave NE, St Petersburg, 33701
Barbecue, craft beer, sides, and desserts are found at this brick-lined nook with an easygoing vibe.
Great spot for BBQ, local craft beer on tap and a friendly staff. Try the sweet potato souffle or the apple crisp served in a skillet for dessert.
Address:1939 Central Ave, St Petersburg, 33713