Places to Eat in Tampa
Picking where you're going to eat during your stay in Tampa is easy, considering that Tampa offers a variety of restaurants to keep you fueled for your vacation. However, there are some choices that stand above the rest. Therefore, we've compiled a list of some of the best restaurants in Tampa.
The Best Tampa Airport Restaurants
Below is a list of the top 10 restaurants and eateries located near Tampa International Airport.
2205 N Westshore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607
Brought to you by restaurateur Cameron Mitchell, Ocean Prime offers modern American dishes. They've been awarded the "Best Piano Bar" and "Outdoor Scene" by Tampa Bay Metro and one of the "Best Seafood Restaurants in the Bay Area" by Creative Loafing. The environment is vibrant, and their menu consists of seafood and prime cuts of steak, cocktails, a Wine Spectator-honored list.
2223 N Westshore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607
The Capital Grille is well known for it elegance with African mahogany paneling and Art Deco chandeliers mixed with its menu made up of dry-aged steaks, fresh seafood, and world-class wines. They strive to create recipes that engage all five senses made from the finest, freshest ingredients. All of their steaks are dry aged for more than 18 days and hand-carved.
4400 W Boy Scout Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607
Eddie V's Prime Seafood offers a menu filled with expertly prepared seafood and steaks. Some of their seafood dishes include raw oysters and Pacific Ahi Tuna. They offer hand-crafted cocktails and an extensive wine menu. At The V Lounge, you can relax with drinks and appetizers accompanied by live jazz music. If you have a large party, you can reserve private dining.
4110 W Boy Scout Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607
Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant was founded on the belief that food and wine have the power to build lasting connections. They travel the world to find the best grapes and make their own wines that have won hundreds of awards. They mix casual dining with a sophisticated setting. Their dishes are made from scratch, incorporate seasonal ingredient, and are paired with a specific wine. Some of their entrees include Short Rib Risotto, Churrasco Grilled Shrimp, and Gnocchi with Roasted Butternut Squash.
2223 N Westshore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607
BRIO is a relaxing Italian restaurant that serves Tuscan-inspired dishes, including grill fare, wine, and cocktails. Some guest favorites include Grilled Salmon Fresca, Chicken Limone, and Gorgonzola Crusted Beef Medallions. Besides being able to dine in, you can also order catered dishes that will work with your busy schedule. To-go options include family bundles with salads and sides, party pans, or pasta stations for large groups.
4112 W Boy Scout Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607
Texas de Brazil was begun by mixing the traditional Brazilian churrasco with Texan hospitality. Meats are slow-roasted over open flames and presented in a display of seasonal greens and vegetable dishes. The meats are brought to the table, where they are hand-carved. You can enjoy house-baked chees bread, mashed potatoes, and fried bananas alongside beef, lamb, port, chicken, and Brazilian sausage.
4100 George J Bean Pkwy, Tampa, FL 33607
This scaled-down version of the Columbia Restaurant in Ybor City (that was originally opened in 1905) offers Spanish and Cuban recipes that have made the restaurant and caf? famous. As an added convenience for travelers, this is the only Columbia location that offers breakfast. A full bar is also available. You can also take some of the flavors home, like the 1905 dressing, Sangria mix, and all-purpose Columbia seasoning, if you visit their gift shop. This location has been awarded "One of the 35 Best Airport Restaurants Around the World" by The Daily Meal and "One of America's Most Historic Restaurants" by USA Today.
4342 W Boy Scout Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607
Roy's Restaurant strives to combine European techniques with Pacific Rim cuisine to create a warm, hospitable dining experience. The first location was opened by James Beard Award winner, Roy Yamaguchi. Their Aloha Hour offers specially priced bar bites, cocktails, wines, and local craft beers. Their vibrant location offers an exhibition kitchen, so you can watch your food being prepared.
2223 N Westshore Blvd Space 189, Tampa, FL 33607
The California Pizza Kitchen located at the International Plaza offers creative dining with a California twist. Dishes are made with fresh, seasonal ingredients. You can dine on hand-tossed artisan pizza, protein-packed Power Bowls, or their Lunch Duo Piadina sandwiches as well as main dishes that include fish tacos, ribeye, or chicken tequila fettuccine. You can also order online for extra convenience.
4134 W Boy Scout Blvd #1, Tampa, FL 33607
Kona Grill offers a unique combination of a sophisticated American dining experience with award-winning sushi that is made from scratch. You can also enjoy a modern bar that offers hand-crafted cocktails and wines. Dishes include sushi options, flatbreads, as well as some American classics such as cheeseburger sliders. Kona Grill is a great option for those looking for low calorie dishes or vegetarian meals.