Fast casual Italian restaurant Oronzo opening new Midtown Tampa location

Oronzo is a spinoff concept brought to you by the owner of St. Pete pizza staple Bavaro’s.

click to enlarge The 22-acre site, 3740 Midtown Dr, is also home to other local eateries like soon-to-open Ponte Tampa and Sal Y Mar, and national brands like the Brass Tap, a huge Whole Foods and even Sephora. - Photo via Oronzo/Instagram
Photo via Oronzo/Instagram
The 22-acre site, 3740 Midtown Dr, is also home to other local eateries like soon-to-open Ponte Tampa and Sal Y Mar, and national brands like the Brass Tap, a huge Whole Foods and even Sephora.


Just a year after opening, Oronzo is hiking its pasta, pizza and burritos over to Midtown Tampa for the opening of its second location.

The deal was signed last September, according to the Tampa Bay Business Journal, though no opening timeline had been announced for the space at the time. The concept’s website is now teasing a fall opening for this year.

"Midtown was in our sights when we started to develop Oronzo," founder Dan Bavaro told TBBJ. "It just happened to work out with timing, and after meeting the developers, we think it’s a strong fit."

Whether you’re looking for a sit down date or a quick bite and shopping time, Midtown can deliver. The 22-acre site at 3740 Midtown Dr., is also home to other local eateries like soon-to-open Ponte Tampa and Sal Y Mar, and national brands like the Brass Tap, a huge Whole Foods and even Sephora.

Oronzo, a spinoff concept brought to you by the owner of St. Pete pizza staple Bavaro’s, specializes in made-from-scratch italian fare (including soup and all the ‘za you can handle), and even offers italian burritos and plenty of bowl options if you’re looking for something lighter.

For all the latest, you can follow the concept’s Instagram (@oronzoitalian) and Facebook to keep up with all the latest.

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