By: Sally Baker

A day at Busch Gardens can get one’s appetite going like no other. Thankfully, there are plenty of places to eat near Busch Gardens making sure hungry patrons don’t have to go far to satisfy the rumble within! If you are looking for great Italian restaurants near Busch Gardens, try Olive Garden right across the street or Carrabba’s Italian Grill.  There are endless restaurants near Busch Gardens to discover, catering to cuisines across the world. Other restaurants from different cuisines nearby include establishments like Jason’s Deli, World of Beer, Trang Viet Cuisine, Ichiban Japanese Cuisine, Byblos Pitas, and Which Wich. Try one, try them all, but be sure to let us know what you think by rating and reviewing each one found on our business listings page.

Little Greek Fresh Grill| USF/Fowler Ave.
5.0  5 Rating (2)
2548 E Fowler Ave, Tampa FL, 33612
Little Greek Fresh Grill starts each day focused on preparing the most flavorful Greek food possible. Little Greek offers a variety of tasty and affordable...
Vallarta's Mexican Restaurant
4.8  5 Rating (5)
22948 State Road 54, Lutz FL, 33549
Maybe after a long day of riding roller coasters at Busch Gardens, it’s Mexican Cuisine that is on your stomach’s mind. Although the very delicious Chipotle and Tijuana Flats are nearby, there are also some choices that you may have never discovered. Vallarta’s Mexican Restaurant is an authentic option with many great reviews. Vallarta offers Mexican authenticity from the moment you walk in the doors. Their friendly staff and bright colors surrounding the walls perfectly complement the menu that has been said by many to be the best Mexican food in Tampa. To top off the list, Vallarta has a full bar, beer and of course margaritas!
North 30th Sports Pub & Grille
4.5  5 Rating (2)
11402 North 30th Street, Tampa FL, 33612
We have a dedication to providing excellent service and delicious food.
4.8  5 Rating (2)
4136 E. Busch Blvd., Tampa FL, 33617
Mel's has been serving hot dogs to the Tampa Bay area since 1973. Enjoy a variety of all-beef, Chicago-style dogs, sandwiches, sausage, and more.
Tijuana Flats | Fowler (USF)
4.3  5 Rating (10)
2782 B E. Fowler Ave, Tampa FL, 33612
Mexican restaurant serving burritos, tacos, quesadillas and more. Popular for their hot sauces.
Shells Seafood Restaurant|North Tampa
2101 E Fowler Ave, Tampa FL, 33612
Great Casual Seafood served in a family friendly atmosphere.
Chicken Salad Chick | East Fowler
5.0  5 Rating (1)
2790 E Fowler Ave Ste 490, Tampa Fl, 33612
At Chicken Salad Chick, our food has as much personality as the people who serve it --- fresh, extraordinary chicken salad, gourmet soups, side salads...