Eat cheap

Where to chow down (or caffeine up) on a student budget.

Acropolis Bar & Grill, 14947 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., Tampa, 813-971-1787,

Chili's Grill & Bar, 2794 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa, 813-972-1134,

China Kitchen, 268 Third St. S., St. Petersburg, 727-820-0889.

Chipotle Mexican Grill, 780 Fourth Street N., St. Petersburg, 727-895-6050; 1418 66th St. N., St. Petersburg, 727-344-3946.

Evos, 2774 E. Fowler Ave, Tampa, 813-969-EVOS; 2631 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg, 727-571-EVOS or

First Watch, 2726 E. Fowler Ave # A, Tampa, 813-975-1718.

Fortunato's Italian Market (great pizza by the slice), 259 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, 727-898-4888.

Ichiban Japanese Cuisine, 2786 E. Fowler Ave # A, Tampa, 813-978-8095.

Jason's Deli, 2702 E. Fowler Ave, Tampa, 813-903-0017,

Jerk Hut, 1406 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa, 813-632-9551,

Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches, 2345 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa, 813-975-4100,

Louis Pappas, 14913 Bruce B Downs Blvd., Tampa, 813-910-9000,

Lucky Dill Deli Central, 277 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 727-895-5859.

McAlister's Deli, 11402 N. 30th St., Tampa, 813-341-1160,

Petra (try the lamb kabobs!), 4812 E. Busch Blvd., Tampa, 813-984-9800.

Pita Pit, 2309 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa, 813-910-1669,

Qdoba, 5001 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa, 813-984-4650,

Tijuana Flats (good food, several locations), 944 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg, 727-823-5882 or


Boba Internet Café, (less than a minute from USF campus for Internet access, serving specialty teas, coffees and smoothies), 2664 E. Fowler Ave., (813)-866-8569.

Café Adagio, 1111 Central Ave., St Petersburg, 727-823-2877.

Café Bohemia, 937 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 727-895-4495.

Daily Grind Coffee House Inc, 111 Second Ave. N.E. # 100, St Petersburg, 727-824-0866,

Georges Java House, 21 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N., St Petersburg, 727-822-6300.

The Globe Coffee Lounge, 532 First Ave N., St Petersburg, 727-898-5282,

Java Joe's, 16037 Tampa Palms Blvd., 813-971-2400,

Kahwa Coffee, 475 Second St. N., St. Petersburg, 727-823-4700,

Kaleisia Tea Lounge, (not overly crowded med student hangout, offering a wide variety of tea flavors), 1441 E. Fletcher Ave., Suite #133, 813-977-8266,

Local Coffee and Tea, 330 First Ave. S., 727-551-0201,

Sacred Grounds, 4819 E. Busch Blvd., (813) 983-0837,

Starbucks (just drive — you'll find one)

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