Bahama Breeze has been entertaining Tampa residents and visitors alike for over 15 years with a solid assortment of tropical-inspired food and drink at their original Westshore District location.

Now, they're taking the concept that's made them so successful and opening a second location at the Westfield Brandon shopping center this fall.

According to the Tampa Bay Business Journal, the new Bahama Breeze location will not only seat 305 people, but also bring 175 jobs to the Brandon area.

The future Bahama Breeze in the Westfield Brandon shopping center will tout 6,929 square feet of interior space and 1,614 square feet of exterior patio space for a total area of 8,543 square feet.

Bahama Breeze is a premier destination for island-inspired food and drinks.  Their menu boasts an assortment hand-crafted tropical drinks, small plates, seafood, chicken, and pork entrees, burgers, salads, and more.

Bahama Breeze is owned by Darden Restaurants, the Orlando-based restaurant corporation that is also the parent company to Red Lobster, Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, the Capital Grille, Seasons 52 and Eddie V's.

The new Bahama Breeze will join 11 other locations throughout Florida in locations including Orlando, Jacksonville, Ft. Myers, and Miami.

For more information about Bahama Breeze and all they have to offer, visit their website at