If you're visiting for the big game and you don't know where to eat, these are the restaurants in Tampa that locals believe are a must. These Tampa restaurants are perfect for a pregame to eat some delicious food or even a post-game party to drink a cool beverage. With the Florida rays, you'll want to stop to catch your breath and these local staples are the best of the best.

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Check out the best restaurants in Tampa while you're here for the big game and know that you ate some of the best food in the Bay area. For more dining in Tampa, 813area is your go-to guide for all the top places to eat in Tampa.

Ulele
4.6  5 Rating (9)
1810 North Highland Avenue, Tampa FL, 33602
The newest restaurant from the Columbia Restaurant Group, Ulele features native-inspired foods and spirits. On the river in historic Tampa Heights.
Oxford Exchange
4.8  5 Rating (6)
420 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa FL, 33602
Tampa's newest destination for fresh eats, tea, coffe, and more. Stop by for breakfast, lunch, or afternoon tea and enjoy everything from delicious omeletes...
Armature Works
5.0  5 Rating (10)
1910 N Ola Avenue, Tampa FL, 33602
This 70,000 square foot barn was originally used to store and maintain the TECO street cars that would run to and around Tampa. Today the building is being...
Datz
4.6  5 Rating (15)
2616 S. MacDill Ave, Tampa FL, 33629
Datz makes food that is delicious, approachable, and fun. Our focus is always on quality and we make it a point to serve our guests something different....
Columbia Restaurant
4.4  5 Rating (8)
2117 E 7th Ave., Tampa FL, 33605
Authentic Cuban and Latin dining in the heart of Ybor City. Located on 7th Ave, the Columbia Restaurant has grown to become one of Tampa's world class...
Terra Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse Tampa
4.9  5 Rating (11)
1108 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa FL, 33629
Terra Gaucha Brazilian Steak House is an authentic Southern Brazilian style churrascaria. Offering fire roasted beef, lamb, pork, chicken and seafood served...
Eddie and Sams New York Pizza
4.5  5 Rating (12)
203 E Twiggs St., Tampa FL, 33602
Serving New York style pizza, subs, calzones, and more. Also offers carryout, delivery, and catering.
Yeoman's Cask & Lion
4.7  5 Rating (3)
202 N Morgan St, Tampa FL, 33602
We love drinks, food, music, sports, and having a good time! Located centrally in Downtown Tampa, just a few blocks from Amalie Arena, and a handful of blocks...
Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi
4.4  5 Rating (36)
601 S Harbour Island Blvd Suite 100, Tampa FL, 33602
Jackson's Bistro Bar & Sushi opened on Harbour Island in 1997 and is one of the only waterfront venues in Tampa. Because it is locally owned and independently...
Sparkman Wharf
4.8  5 Rating (6)
615 Channelside Dr, Tampa FL, 33602
Sparkman Wharf combines approximately 180,000 square feet of reimagined, waterfront loft-style office space with 65,000 square feet of refreshed ground...
The Revolution Ice Cream Co. | Seminole Heights
4.9  5 Rating (5)
6701 N Florida Ave, Tampa FL, 33604
Hand crafted artisan ice cream. All homemade locally. Flavors that are designed to enhance your palate. From Plain Jane to Goat Cheese Habanero with Raspberry!