Tampa Bay is Awesome! Every year Florida Trend gives a shout out to restaurants around the state doing an awesome job and consistently putting out deliciousness. There are even a few on here we have never been to!

Time for some exploring!


Rusty’s Bistro – Contemporary- 1160 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater Beach 33767

Café Ponte – New Continental (Hall of Fame)- 13505 Icot Blvd, Ste 214, Clearwater

Ristorante Acqua Alta – Italian (Best New Restaurant)- 2454 N.MCMULLEN BOOTH RD #205, Clearwater

Caretta on the Gulf – Modern American- 500 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater Beach

Bob Heilman’s Beachcomber – American (Hall of Fame)- 447 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater Beach


Black Pearl – French/New American- 315 Main St, Dunedin

Indian Shores

Salt Rock Grill – Steak/Seafood- 19325 Gulf Blvd, Indian Shores, Florida 33785

St. Petersburg

FarmTable Cucina – Farm-to-Table- 179 2nd Ave N Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701

Il Ritorno – Contemporary Italian- 449 Central Ave, Ste 101 Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701

Parkshore Grill – American- 300 Beach Dr NE, Ste St Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701-3403

Sea Salt – Contemporary- 183 2nd Ave N Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701

Reading Room – Contemporary (Best New Restaurant)- 6001 Central Avenue Saint Petersburg, Florida 33710

Maritana Grille – Seafood (Hall of Fame)- 3400 Gulf Blvd St. Pete Beach, Florida 33706


Cena – Contemporary Italian- 1208 E Kennedy Blvd Ste 231 Tampa, Florida 33602

Edison Food + Drink Lab – Contemporary- 912 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa

Pane Rustica Bakery & Café – Contemporary- 3225 S MacDill Ave, Tampa

Rooster & The Till – Contemporary- 6500 N Florida Ave, Tampa

Bern’s Steak House – Steakhouse (Hall of Fame)- 1208 S Howard Avenue, Tampa

Columbia Restaurant – Spanish/Cuban (Hall of Fame)- 2117 E 7th Ave, Tampa

Mise en Place – New American (Hall of Fame)- 442 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa

The Hall on Franklin – Eclectic (Best New Restaurant)- 1701 N. Franklin St., Tampa

Have an awesome day!