October 01, 2020

Tampa Bay's best restaurants and bars of 2020, according to our readers

The results are in for Creative Loafing's 2020 Best of The Bay reader's poll and you, the readers, didn't hold back.

Here you'll find Tampa Bay's best restaurants, coffee shops, food trucks, sushi spots and more, all determined by you and your neighbors. If you don't see your personal favorites here, maybe this will lead you to a few new places to try!

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Best Vietnamese Restaurant
Winner: La V, lavfusion.com
Second Place: Bamboozle Cafe Downtown, bamboozlerestaurants.com
Runner Up: Pho Ha Tien, phohatienfl.com
Photo via Google Maps

Best Vietnamese Restaurant

Winner: La V, lavfusion.com
Second Place: Bamboozle Cafe Downtown, bamboozlerestaurants.com
Runner Up: Pho Ha Tien, phohatienfl.com

Photo via Google Maps
Best Ybor City Restaurant
Winner: The Bricks, thebricksybor.com
Second Place: The Columbia Restaurant, columbiarestaurant.com
Runner Up: 7th + Grove, 7thandgrove.com
Photo via The Bricks/Facebook

Best Ybor City Restaurant

Winner: The Bricks, thebricksybor.com
Second Place: The Columbia Restaurant, columbiarestaurant.com
Runner Up: 7th + Grove, 7thandgrove.com

Photo via The Bricks/Facebook
Best Vegetarian/Vegan Restaurant
Winner: Golden Dinosaurs Vegan Deli, goldendinosaurs.com
Second Place: The Cider Press Cafe, ciderpresscafe.com
Runner Up: Dixie Dharma Tampa, dixiedharma.com
Photo via Google Maps

Best Vegetarian/Vegan Restaurant

Winner: Golden Dinosaurs Vegan Deli, goldendinosaurs.com
Second Place: The Cider Press Cafe, ciderpresscafe.com
Runner Up: Dixie Dharma Tampa, dixiedharma.com

Photo via Google Maps
Best Tequila Bar
Winner: Miguelitos Taqueria Y Tequilas, miguelitostampa.com
Second Place: Green Lemon, eatgreenlemon.com
Runner Up: bartaco, bartaco.com
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Best Tequila Bar

Winner: Miguelitos Taqueria Y Tequilas, miguelitostampa.com
Second Place: Green Lemon, eatgreenlemon.com
Runner Up: bartaco, bartaco.com

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Best Sangria
Winner: Bulla Gastrobar, bullagastrobar.com
Second Place: Red Mesa Restaurant, redmesarestaurant.com
Runner Up: Ceviche Tapas St. Pete, ceviche.com
Photo via Bulla/Facebook

Best Sangria

Winner: Bulla Gastrobar, bullagastrobar.com
Second Place: Red Mesa Restaurant, redmesarestaurant.com
Runner Up: Ceviche Tapas St. Pete, ceviche.com

Photo via Bulla/Facebook

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