February 11, 2022

The 25 most popular Tampa Bay restaurants right now, according to Yelp rankings

Look, we've already told you our picks for Tampa Bay's top 50 restaurants, but sometimes it helps to have  another perspective. Here are the most popular local restaurants, according to Yelpers. 
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1. Datz Tampa
2616 S MacDill Ave., Tampa, 813-831-7000
“Great location with great food choices. Inside is scenic with TVs, bar area and upstairs dining option. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner and the menu is really diverse. A blast from the past, their menus are in the form of a newspaper. The waiters and staff are friendly and attentive.” -Seth L.
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1. Datz Tampa

2616 S MacDill Ave., Tampa, 813-831-7000
“Great location with great food choices. Inside is scenic with TVs, bar area and upstairs dining option. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner and the menu is really diverse. A blast from the past, their menus are in the form of a newspaper. The waiters and staff are friendly and attentive.” -Seth L.
Photo via Datz/Instagram
25. Eddie & Sam’s NY Pizza
203 E Twiggs St., Tampa, 813-229-8500
“Pretty cool pizza place. Our pizza came out relatively fast so that was impressive. The quality was great. Crust is thin and just like NY pizza. Great family spot or place to just go with friends. Pizza portions are huge so be cautious when you order the pies ! Overall great experience.” -Heather H.
Photo via Eddie & Sam’s NY Pizza/Facebook

25. Eddie & Sam’s NY Pizza

203 E Twiggs St., Tampa, 813-229-8500
“Pretty cool pizza place. Our pizza came out relatively fast so that was impressive. The quality was great. Crust is thin and just like NY pizza. Great family spot or place to just go with friends. Pizza portions are huge so be cautious when you order the pies ! Overall great experience.” -Heather H.
Photo via Eddie & Sam’s NY Pizza/Facebook
24. Salt Rock Grill
19325 Gulf Blvd., Indian Shores, 727-593-7625
“This restaurant exceeded our expectations. The bartender made strong drinks, the food tasted fantastic, and the service was phenomenal. This is a breathtakingly beautiful restaurant on the water with plenty of outdoor seating as well as indoor seating. One of the highlights here is that as you are walking outside there is a glass floor that you can see downstairs into another wine cellar. We thoroughly enjoy this place and look forward to returning!” -Melissa S.
Photo via Salt Rock Grill/Instagram

24. Salt Rock Grill

19325 Gulf Blvd., Indian Shores, 727-593-7625
“This restaurant exceeded our expectations. The bartender made strong drinks, the food tasted fantastic, and the service was phenomenal. This is a breathtakingly beautiful restaurant on the water with plenty of outdoor seating as well as indoor seating. One of the highlights here is that as you are walking outside there is a glass floor that you can see downstairs into another wine cellar. We thoroughly enjoy this place and look forward to returning!” -Melissa S.
Photo via Salt Rock Grill/Instagram
23. Hawkers Asian Street Food
1235 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 727-521-7253
“If you are looking for a quick bite to eat then Hawkers is a place to go. It features traditional Asian fairs with a new take. It is not spicy or sweet. It has a good taste. It is quick and easy and not too expensive. It is just right.” -Ron R.
Photo via Hawkers Asian Street Food/Facebook

23. Hawkers Asian Street Food

1235 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 727-521-7253
“If you are looking for a quick bite to eat then Hawkers is a place to go. It features traditional Asian fairs with a new take. It is not spicy or sweet. It has a good taste. It is quick and easy and not too expensive. It is just right.” -Ron R.
Photo via Hawkers Asian Street Food/Facebook
22. Noble Crust
8300 4th St N, St. Petersburg, 727-329-6041
“I can't recommend Noble Crust enough! Their menu has so many options for picky eaters/restrictive diets or anyone who's indecisive. I always know that no matter who I bring here they'll be able to find something they enjoy! Their staff is so friendly, helpful and accommodating.” -Jessica H.
Photo via Noble Crust/Facebook

22. Noble Crust

8300 4th St N, St. Petersburg, 727-329-6041
“I can't recommend Noble Crust enough! Their menu has so many options for picky eaters/restrictive diets or anyone who's indecisive. I always know that no matter who I bring here they'll be able to find something they enjoy! Their staff is so friendly, helpful and accommodating.” -Jessica H.
Photo via Noble Crust/Facebook
21. The Mill Restaurant
2500 W Azeele St., Tampa, 813-603-8786
“The Mill is one of my favorite mid-priced restaurants in Downtown St Pete. The atmosphere and food selection is perfect for brunch/lunch, and the decor is fun. I love the lighting and bar setup inside.” -Gail F.
Photo via The Mill Restaurant/Facebook

21. The Mill Restaurant

2500 W Azeele St., Tampa, 813-603-8786
“The Mill is one of my favorite mid-priced restaurants in Downtown St Pete. The atmosphere and food selection is perfect for brunch/lunch, and the decor is fun. I love the lighting and bar setup inside.” -Gail F.
Photo via The Mill Restaurant/Facebook

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