25 hidden gem restaurants only found in Tampa Bay strip malls

With expansive sprawl, comes near never-ending strip malls, and Tampa Bay has quite a few.  And while standalone restaurants often get a…

By Sofía García Vargas, Brandalynn Nuñez Cepeda

Taj Indian Cuisine
2734 E Fowler Ave., Tampa, 813-971-8483
Open since 1991, Taj specializes in butter chicken, chicken madras, chicken tikka masala, fish tikka and many more Indian meals willing to test your spice tolerance. Its authenticity makes it stand out from its competition around the university area.
Photo via Google Maps
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Tampa's 25 most important hole-in-the-wall restaurants

These hole-in-the-wall Tampa haunts have some of the best eats in the city. Time to see how local you eat. From decadent…

By CL Staff

Cappy’s Pizzeria  
    4910 N. Florida Ave., Tampa, 813-238-1516
    Feels like a set on Stranger Things, all retro decor and amazing pizza. CASH only!
    
    Photo via Cappy’s Pizzeria/Facebook
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