Tampa Bay Restaurant Depot locations are now open to the general public

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Tampa Bay’s Restaurant Depot locations have, historically, only served those in the restaurant and hospitality industry, but that’s coming to a halt.

According to TBBJ, in a statement released Tuesday, the company announced that it would begin issuing day passes (not memberships) to the general public, providing another alternative to purchase groceries and household goods.

"Restaurant Depot’s cash and carry system allows us to stock large quantities of goods at lower prices,” said the company. “So we have an abundance of products ranging from dry goods to fresh produce to pass along to the public." 

Restaurant Depot has a Tampa location at 810 N. 50th Street, and another in Largo at 8750 Enterprise Blvd.

The announcement was made soon after Governor Ron DeSantis called for restaurants to halt onsite consumption of food, and switch to delivery or carryout only.

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