The 20 most-anticipated new bars and restaurants coming to Tampa Bay this spring
From Chicago-style glizzies, to new karaoke bars and tasting rooms, Tampa Bay has a lot to look forward to this spring. Here are a few heavily-hyped spots about to drop in the coming months.
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381 Mandalay Ave., Clearwater Beach
A project that’s been “brewing” since 2019, the tasting room will offer exclusive, small-batch brews that will only be available at the Clearwater Beach location. A grand opening date hasn’t been set, but sources claim it will debut by the end of February.
Photo via 3 Daughter’s Brewing Website
2105 Central Ave., St. Petersburg
Three-dimensional living out, Flat Stanley is in. Harboring an illusion-based layout throughout the cafe, the menu of pastries and coffee will express a European flair. The cafe hopes to open by late February or early March.
Photo via 2D Cafe/Instagram
2424 4th S.t N, St. Petersburg, 727-388-4983
A taste of Ybor City culture makes its way to Pinellas when this Tampa staple starts serving Cuban staples like guava and cheese pastelitos and Cuban sandwiches to the beachside community.
Photo via La Segunda Bakery/Instagram
615 Channelside Dr., Tampa
The fast-casual eatery will cater to every corner of dietary restrictions including gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian. Diners will get a chance to try the high-quality ingredients on their modern Asian menu in early March.
Photo via Dang Dude/Instagram
1776 11th Ave. N, St. Petersburg
Focusing on the art of beer, Nate Young and Tim McTague are cultivating an immersive experience for those that step foot into the minimalist bar with a rotating, 20-beer tap list. A soft opening is scheduled for March 10 at King State Lagerfest.
Photo via Flying Boat/Facebook
2302 Tyrone Blvd. N, St. Petersburg, 630-954-3773
St. Pete residents can now transport themselves to the suburbs of Chicago in the vintage chain’s next location. Commuters have noted the building is close to completion, so let’s hope we can pick up our chocolate cake shake in the coming weeks.
Photo via Portillo’s Website