Restaurant Reviews

At St. Pete's Two Graces the magical atmosphere matches the cuisine

Chef Marlin Kaplan and Lisa Masterson offer safe harbor.

By Jon Palmer Claridge

The idea of “grace” is a concept much needed in today’s rough and tumble world. We need the comfort that the name implies...

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The 20 best kid-friendly Tampa Bay restaurants, that aren't Chuck E. Cheese

Don't get us wrong, kid's love Chuck E. Cheese, aka a child casino that sells pizza and beer. But you can't eat…

By Sofía García Vargas

Sparkman Wharf
615 Channelside Dr., Tampa, 813-618-5844
Whatever you’re looking for, Sparkman Wharf has you covered. Everything from dining and entertainment to offices and retail can be found here. In addition to the plethora of businesses ready to serve you and your family, there is a lot of green space for the kids to roam free and play. It also hosts live music every weekend to spark up the downtown Tampa life. 
Photo via Sparkman Wharf/Facebook
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All of the Tampa Bay restaurants and bars coming to Margarita Wars (5/19)

Your favorite tequila battle is back! Join Creative Loafing for a unique opportunity to sample margaritas created by more than a dozen…

By CL Staff

Bogota Kitchen + Bar
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25 can't-miss restaurants in Clearwater

From surf-and-turf to pizza and beer, Clearwater has an extensive offering of unique restaurants. Pair your beach day with a meal at…

By Sofía García Vargas

Big Storm Brewing Co.
12707 49th St N, Clearwater, 727-201-4186
As one of Tampa Bay’s most prolific breweries, you will try unique and local flavors at Big Storm Brewing Co. Pair your beer with bar food, including chicken wings, tacos and handhelds. The brewery also hosts trivia nights on Mondays and live music on Fridays.
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25 Tampa Bay brunch spots worth getting out of bed for

Falling between breakfast and whenever they kick you out, brunch is that beautiful boozy meal best enjoyed on lazy weekends. Whether it…

By Sofía García Vargas

Counter Culture
2909 W Bay to Bay Blvd Suite 100, Tampa, 813-570-8660
Offering weekend brunch only, Chef Jeannie Pierola creates a modern homage to classic dining in its barstool dining and kitchen. Choose from Counter Culture’s individual meals from its fresh bakery, griddle and eggs menu, or from its three-course brunch option paired with a recommended “domaine font mars” wine. 
Photo via Counter Culture/Website
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