25 extremely outdoor restaurants in the Tampa Bay area

When you get tired of take-out but still don't want to dine inside, there are plenty of eateries in the Tampa Bay area with very, very open outdoor seating. Here are a few local spots where you can eat and enjoy the great outdoors.

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Bodega
5901 N. Florida Ave., Tampa (813) 533-3333 and 1120 Central Ave., St. Petersburg (727) 623-0942
This Latin American-inspired spot has two locations, one in Seminole Heights and in St. Pete. Both locations offer a walk-up ordering window with outside seating, but if you’re looking for more space–and maybe a shuffleboard area–head to the Seminole Heights location.
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Bodega

5901 N. Florida Ave., Tampa (813) 533-3333 and 1120 Central Ave., St. Petersburg (727) 623-0942
This Latin American-inspired spot has two locations, one in Seminole Heights and in St. Pete. Both locations offer a walk-up ordering window with outside seating, but if you’re looking for more space–and maybe a shuffleboard area–head to the Seminole Heights location.
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Salt Shack On The Bay
5415 W. Tyson Ave., Tampa (813) 693-9181
Get your seafood fix at Salt  Shack On The Bay, where you can sit at one of their outside tables overlooking the Old Tampa Bay.
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Salt Shack On The Bay

5415 W. Tyson Ave., Tampa (813) 693-9181
Get your seafood fix at Salt Shack On The Bay, where you can sit at one of their outside tables overlooking the Old Tampa Bay.
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Nebraska Mini Mart
4815 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa (813) 231-9522
Order your burger and fries from a distance at Nebraska Mini Mart’s walk-up window. Guests can stay to eat at one of the outdoor picnic tables or standing tables out front.
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Nebraska Mini Mart

4815 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa (813) 231-9522
Order your burger and fries from a distance at Nebraska Mini Mart’s walk-up window. Guests can stay to eat at one of the outdoor picnic tables or standing tables out front.
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The Getaway
13090 Gandy Blvd. N., St. Petersburg (727)-317-5751
The Getaway offers both outside seating and dockside service to docking boats. Enjoy their Florida-inspired signature cocktails and coastal favorites steps away from the water.
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The Getaway

13090 Gandy Blvd. N., St. Petersburg (727)-317-5751
The Getaway offers both outside seating and dockside service to docking boats. Enjoy their Florida-inspired signature cocktails and coastal favorites steps away from the water.
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Big Ray’s Fish Camp
6116 Interbay Blvd., Tampa (813) 605-3615 and 333 S Franklin St., Tampa (813) 274-7778
Open Tuesday through Sunday, Big Ray’s Fish Camp serves up seafood eats like their grouper cheeks and conch fritters, as well as their wings, half-pound burger and “Traditional Cuban Sandwich. You can find spaced out, outside seating at both locations.
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Big Ray’s Fish Camp

6116 Interbay Blvd., Tampa (813) 605-3615 and 333 S Franklin St., Tampa (813) 274-7778
Open Tuesday through Sunday, Big Ray’s Fish Camp serves up seafood eats like their grouper cheeks and conch fritters, as well as their wings, half-pound burger and “Traditional Cuban Sandwich. You can find spaced out, outside seating at both locations.
Photo via Big Ray’s Fish Camp/Facebook

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