25 Best Restaurants in Tampa Florida

Sep 30, 2022 | Good News Tampa, Restaurants, Tampa Bay Guides

Ranked as one of the top places to live in the United States, Tampa, Florida, is also one of the best cities for foodies! With an abundance of various styles of cuisine from fresh caught seafood to Cuban inspired dishes, it’s easy to find something for any kind of appetite.


Nicolas Donuts Tampa Florida

Nicola’s Donut Shop

4.7 Stars 404 Google reviews

Making traditional handmade donuts for more than three decades and continuously creating new ones. Their classic and gourmet donuts, fritters, and rolls are handcrafted with the finest ingredients and baked from scratch in their store.

Simply Done Donuts

4.8 Stars 213 Google reviews

Cake-style mini donuts using high-quality dough and piled up with your choice of fun toppings like Butterfinger, Oreo, fruits, cereals, and loads more.

Hole In One Donuts

4.9 Stars 1,098 Google reviews

Classic donuts baked fresh daily along with some unique and creative selections as well. They also serve a variety of breakfast sandwiches and sausage rolls.

Bagels Plus

4.6 Stars 873 Google reviews

Bagel’s Plus has been a breakfast staple for North Tampa and the USF area since 1998. Their traditionally prepared bagels are boiled then baked for the perfect crisp outside and soft, fluffy texture on the inside.

The Blind Tiger Ybor

4.5 Stars 970 Google reviews

A 1920’s speakeasy style coffee shop serving coffee, tea and vegan pastries in the Heart of Ybor City’s Historic District. All of their pastries have been inspired by the unique ethnicities that make up Ybor City.


The Lab Coffee Tampa Florida

The Lab Coffee

4.8 Stars 231 Google reviews

All of their coffee offerings are consistently changing to bring a new outlook to the Tampa Bay area. They encourage you to have a conversation with their baristas to help create your daily drink or explore new avenues!

Caffeine Roasters

4.5 Stars 367 Google reviews

They are continuously whipping up a full range of specialty coffee beverages, an all-day selection of house-made breakfast, lunch and pastries, and are already getting high marks by Tampa’s foodies.

Ginger Beard Coffee

4.9 Stars 199 Google reviews

Their coffee is roasted by Tampa’s own Buddy Brew, who craftily roast each bean to bring out the natural flavors that the coffee offers. They take the coffee and serve it to you in one of four ways: brewed coffee, espresso, espresso with milk, and nitrogen infused cold brew.

Buddy Brew Coffee

4.6 Stars 996 Google reviews

Buddy Brew is a specialty coffee roaster with a passion to brew good and do good. Their coffee is carefully selected from farmers who diligently grow and process their beans to the highest quality, and treated with tremendous care by artfully roasting each bean to its individual perfection.


Oxford Exchange Tampa Florida

Oxford Exchange

4.6 Stars 3,877 Google reviews

The restaurant serves weekday breakfast and lunch, weekend brunch, and afternoon tea, where guests may be seated in an art-filled dining room with an open kitchen or the sunlit Conservatory, complete with creeping vines and a retractable glass roof.

Yolk White & Associates

4.9 Stars 49 Google reviews

A pop-up breakfast cart serving fresh-ground local coffee and fresh-made egg breakfasts! Simple food, done well.


4.5 Stars 1,082 Google reviews

Flour and water showcases a menu influenced by regional traditions throughout Italy with Northern Californian inspirations led by Executive Chef Thomas McNaughton.

Daily Eats

4.6 Stars 2,254 Google reviews

A modern refresh of the classic diner, indulge in the comfort foods you crave and the healthy options you need to fuel your body.

Graze South Tampa

4.6 Stars 187 Google reviews

From house made waffles to classic egg dishes and artisan cheese burgers, Graze 1910 offers “comfort food” reminiscent of the classics we all love in an unexpected atmosphere of casual elegance.


Fresh Kitchen Tampa Florida

Fresh Kitchen

4.7 Stars 1,721 Google reviews

Food made from scratch and fresh-to-order. They believe in serving fresh, high quality ingredients that nourish and energize your body.

Al’s Finger Licking Good Bar-B-Que

4.7 Stars 1,082 Google reviews

Tennessee-style BBQ in Tampa Bay. They use a dry rub on all their meats and have a tomato based barbeque sauce. All their meat is smoked to perfection and their sides are made fresh daily.

Mr. Dunderbak’s Biergarten and Brewery

4.8 Stars 2,093 Google reviews

Flavors from Bavaria, changed a little and Americanized through the generations. Enjoy great homemade food and the most unique draft and bottle beer selection in the state.

Green Lemon

4.6 Stars 3,016 Google reviews

A modern twist on Mexican, using traditional ingredients, minus the fillers. Local art, live DJs, and house made margaritas give all a reason to celebrate.


Columbia Restaurant

4.5 Stars 12,637 Google reviews

Founded in 1905 by Cuban immigrant Casimiro Hernandez, Sr., the Columbia Restaurant is Florida’s oldest restaurant, and the largest Spanish restaurant in the world.

On Swann

4.6 Stars 1,273 Google reviews

Creating contemporary American cuisine that is thoughtfully sourced and features a seasonal menu with local flair. This is a place for exploring food and drinks.


4.5 Stars 686 Google reviews

OLIVIA is a modern Italian restaurant in Tampa, FL that delivers all the authentic flavors of a traditional trattoria with the creative flair of a chef inspired menu.


4.9 Stars 341 Google reviews

A passionate, unique and home made cooking adventure in the heart of Tampa! The Chanta family invites you to their home, where they will offer you authentic European food, hospitality and warmth!

Eddie V’s Prime Seafood

4.7 Stars 2,314 Google reviews

Eddie V’s is a prime quality seafood restaurant providing you with the finest fresh seafood & prime steaks.

Ocean Prime

4.7 Stars 2,616 Google reviews

Ocean Prime is a nationally acclaimed, modern American restaurant and lounge from the award-winning Cameron Mitchell Restaurants serving an impressive menu of seafood and steaks.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

4.6 Stars 1,925 Google reviews

With premium Prime steak options on their Dinner Menu as well as best-in-class seafood and innovative plant-based options, they have something to offer everyone!

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