Here’s where to find a McRib in Tampa Bay

Like an old friend, the McRib is back in town.

click to enlarge Here’s where to find a McRib in Tampa Bay
Photo via McDonald's

McDonald’s recently announced that its most coveted and elusive sandwich, the McRib, has returned — and they’ve reportedly started popping up in Tampa Bay.

The sandwich is limited to only certain locations, but the company has debuted a website,, to help McRib-lovers track down this saucy sandwich. Of course, if you don’t trust corporate-back sandwich sites, there’s also the longtime fan-driven site

The McRib is always a red-alert fast food option, seeing as the emergence of the sandwich seems to coincide with pork stocks. As usual, the company has not said how long the McRib will stick around. 

Though the McDonald’s-backed site says there are currently over 50 locations in the Tampa Bay slingin’ McRibs, the fan site says that there have only been 17 unconfirmed sandwich sightings so far, including some at 1908 E. Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, 2006 50th St., Tampa, and 3921 S. US Highway 301, Riverview, to name a few.

click to enlarge Screengrab via McDonald's
Screengrab via McDonald's

Obviously, it should go without saying, but always call ahead before you McDrive across town. 

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Colin Wolf

Colin Wolf has been working with weekly newspapers since 2007 and has been the Digital Editor for Creative Loafing Tampa since 2019. He is also the Director of Digital Content Strategy for CL's parent company, Euclid Media Group.
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