The most-anticipated new restaurants coming to Tampa Bay

This spring already saw a slew of new eateries debut in Tampa Bay, and the rest of 2021 is looking just as good. From new food halls, a Tiger Wood's concept, big Cali-based Tex-Mex chains,  seafood boils and more, here are a handful of new restaurants on the verge of popping off.

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Wich! Please
615 Channelside Dr, Tampa
Gourmet sandwich-based concept coming to Sparkman Wharf will also serve salads, and “creative snack smorgasbords.” A creation of restaurateur Dave Burton who also is responsible for Wharf neighbor Flock & Stock and the downtown Tampa throwback bar Gen X Tavern.

Wich! Please

615 Channelside Dr, Tampa
Gourmet sandwich-based concept coming to Sparkman Wharf will also serve salads, and “creative snack smorgasbords.” A creation of restaurateur Dave Burton who also is responsible for Wharf neighbor Flock & Stock and the downtown Tampa throwback bar Gen X Tavern.
Foxtail Coffee Co.
730 4th St. N, St. Petersburg
Orlando coffee shop franchise that serves a variety of hot and cold drinks, baked goods, and more. The coffee shop even sells its own bagged coffee blends, coffee gear, and cold brew in-store.

Foxtail Coffee Co.

730 4th St. N, St. Petersburg
Orlando coffee shop franchise that serves a variety of hot and cold drinks, baked goods, and more. The coffee shop even sells its own bagged coffee blends, coffee gear, and cold brew in-store.
Noble Rice
615 Channelside Dr, Tampa
Another Sparkman Wharf addition the “100-seat restaurant will feature a modern Japanese menu with sushi, ramen, yakitori and omakase options as well as an outdoor seating area and a full bar focused on Japanese whiskey and sake.”

Noble Rice

615 Channelside Dr, Tampa
Another Sparkman Wharf addition the “100-seat restaurant will feature a modern Japanese menu with sushi, ramen, yakitori and omakase options as well as an outdoor seating area and a full bar focused on Japanese whiskey and sake.”
The Corners Pizza
815 Water St., Tampa
The Sparkman Wharf resident, The Corners, is launching a new location at Water Street in downtown Tampa. The 2,500 square-foot, 120-seat restaurant will include both a full bar and an extensive patio area.

The Corners Pizza

815 Water St., Tampa
The Sparkman Wharf resident, The Corners, is launching a new location at Water Street in downtown Tampa. The 2,500 square-foot, 120-seat restaurant will include both a full bar and an extensive patio area.

The Battery
615 Channelside Dr, Tampa
New concept from The C House folks coming to Sparkman Wharf. It’ll be a 4,000-square-foot “a refined-yet-comfortable restaurant, bar, lounge and boutique event space” that’ll focus on fancy bourbon, wine and classic bites.

The Battery

615 Channelside Dr, Tampa
New concept from The C House folks coming to Sparkman Wharf. It’ll be a 4,000-square-foot “a refined-yet-comfortable restaurant, bar, lounge and boutique event space” that’ll focus on fancy bourbon, wine and classic bites.
Junmai Station
325 N Florida Ave, Tampa 
The Ebisu Sushi Shack owners have a new restaurant that features onigiri—aka stuffed rice balls—as its signature dish. Hoping for a June opening, the traditional Japanese concept is located in the bottom retail space of Downtown Tampa’s Hyatt House.

Junmai Station

325 N Florida Ave, Tampa
The Ebisu Sushi Shack owners have a new restaurant that features onigiri—aka stuffed rice balls—as its signature dish. Hoping for a June opening, the traditional Japanese concept is located in the bottom retail space of Downtown Tampa’s Hyatt House.
Del Taco
A taste of the West Coast is making its way down south shortly with the fast-food joint specializing in Mexican cuisine with some American foods like burgers, shakes, and fries.A recent earnings announcement said locations are slated for the Sarasota-Bradenton area although Del Taco Senior Vice President of Development Jeff Little said the franchisee is looking all over the area.

Del Taco


A taste of the West Coast is making its way down south shortly with the fast-food joint specializing in Mexican cuisine with some American foods like burgers, shakes, and fries.A recent earnings announcement said locations are slated for the Sarasota-Bradenton area although Del Taco Senior Vice President of Development Jeff Little said the franchisee is looking all over the area.
The Cake Drip
1104 Central Ave., St. Petersburg
Second location from the successful Hyde Park DIY dessert boutique. The St. Pete location will also have brunch and a lounge with a full bar.

The Cake Drip

1104 Central Ave., St. Petersburg
Second location from the successful Hyde Park DIY dessert boutique. The St. Pete location will also have brunch and a lounge with a full bar.
Bird & Bone
4812 N Dale Mabry Hwy.
Grateful Hospitality chef/co-founder Richard Hales is transforming the local staple Pop ‘N Sons diner to an “American, seasonal, chef-driven” restaurant with a made-from-scratch menu that will lean heavily on signature dishes like its Nashville hot chicken and snapper dish with tomato gravy.

Bird & Bone

4812 N Dale Mabry Hwy.
Grateful Hospitality chef/co-founder Richard Hales is transforming the local staple Pop ‘N Sons diner to an “American, seasonal, chef-driven” restaurant with a made-from-scratch menu that will lean heavily on signature dishes like its Nashville hot chicken and snapper dish with tomato gravy.
The Twisted Indian
2939 Central Ave., St. Petersburg
The Grand Central District will be the home of the popular food truck’s new brick and mortar location that has unique Indian food like tikka masala naanwiches.

The Twisted Indian

2939 Central Ave., St. Petersburg
The Grand Central District will be the home of the popular food truck’s new brick and mortar location that has unique Indian food like tikka masala naanwiches.
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