South Tampa’s Swami Juice gets new owners and avocado toast

Byblos’ Roger & Ziad Estephan are at the helm now.

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South Tampa’ Swami Juice has new owners, plus a new hipster favorite on its menu.

In a phone call with Creative Loafing Tampa, an employee at the SoHo cold-pressed juice mecca confirmed that the location on 2832 S. MacDill Ave. has new owners — Roger & Ziad Estephan of Lebanese restaurant Byblos — and that the location is no longer affiliated with Swami’s South Florida location.

Also new at Swami Juice? Avocado toast.

The menu item was added along with new ownership alongside avocado salads. An influencer event is supposed to happen on Thursday, October 24, but the menu items are actually available right now for anyone, regardless of how influential you are.

Swami Juice is open at 7 a.m. Monday-Saturday, but it’s new closing hours are 9 p.m Monday-Friday, 8 p.m. on Saturday and 5 p.m. on Sunday.

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Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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