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Best things to do in Tampa

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

New American Restaurant
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“An eclectic independent eatery, music venue and art gallery that is dedicated to nourishing your stomach and your soul!”
67 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“More than a great beer selection! Live music, local meet ups, great sandwiches!”
73 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“I hesitate to call this just a restaurant, but hey, chef Greg Baker got the nom from James Beard early on here for his creative southern cuisine. Great food, but the Refinery also has a well-equipped bar and brilliant tenders. Another walkable spot 8 blocks from the apartment.”
55 locals recommend
Noodle House
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“This is by far our favorite restaurant in Tampa. A unique ramen bar with modern flair.”
48 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Member of a hip, locally based chain offers pizza in both NYC thin-crust & Chicago deep-dish styles. Get your own bottled beer out of the cooler. Cash Only”
34 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Great neighborhood brewery with food but most importantly, it's the hub for the Brew Bus Tour! Start here and take a tour around the city toTampa's best local breweries without having to drive all over!”
31 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Best burger with goat cheese and spinach. Period. Sometimes live music, sometimes not. Always a down-home feeling.”
38 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“I Love this place! Small house with Big food flavor. Great Breakfast spot. I always get The Jack! its their version of French Toast. it's Magnificent. the owner is so sweet and has a Big Heart. ”
31 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Often features live music on weekends, this iconic neighborhood rock bar is low key and great fun.”
25 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Just down the street, a small craft brewery pouring samples & selling homebrewing & winemaking supplies in its taproom.”
17 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Spaddy's offers an array of specialty and traditional coffee beverages along with premium locally sourced teas. Their courtyard offers you a destination in which you can kick back, relax, and enjoy your hand crafted beverage, hangout with friends or get some work done (we have wifi) all in a relaxed environment in the Heart of Seminole Heights. ”
23 locals recommend
Cafe
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“We typically recommend local spots for coffee but we also know people like an old standby and sometimes you're in a hurry;) There's a Starbucks location within a 3 minute drive or a 15min walk from the house. It also has a drive through.”
9 locals recommend
Bakery
“It's a bakery...need I say more? One of the only bakeries that still makes authentic Cuban bread, a Tampa staple the old-fashioned way.”
14 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Inspired by the islands of Latin America and with love for the freshest ingredients, Chef George creates food people love. Less than 2 blocks from our place!”
12 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Eclectic pub with New York-style pizza & ample craft beers, plus an outdoor patio, TVs & live music.”
16 locals recommend
Clothing Store
“Amazing vintage and antique store with housewares, objects and great clothing. ”
8 locals recommend