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Your Guide to the Delicious Restaurants at Sparkman Wharf

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Whether you are hanging out with a group of friends or planning a unique dinner-date night, there are plenty of food options at Sparkman Wharf to make even the pickiest of eaters happy.

We’re bringing you our guide on everything you need to know and try the next time you visit these restaurants at Sparkman Wharf. Our biggest piece of advice? Come hungry, because there’s a lot of delicious things waiting for you!

Keep scrolling to discover the many unique restaurants at Sparkman Wharf! Oh, and don’t forget to check out our local’s guide to Sparkman Wharf for recommendations on more things to do while you’re there.

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Your Guide To The Delicious Restaurants At Sparkman Wharf 2022

The Restaurants at Sparkman Wharf

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Restaurants In Sparkman Wharf: Flock And Stock

Flock and Stock

Chicken sandwiches on Sunday?? Heck yes! From Philly cheesesteaks to jumbo chicken sandwiches, the possibilities are endless at Flock and Stock. The Southern inspired menu will have you wanting to try everything! The Dixie Chick, topped with pimento cheese and bacon, is a fan favorite that will not leave you disappointed.  

Oh, and their buffalo sauce is *chefs kiss*

Local Tip:  Make sure you add a side of waffle fries to your order. They are always cooked to perfection!

Sunday–Thursday | 11:00am – 9:00pm
Friday–Saturday | 11:00am – 11:00pm

📍 615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

Restaurants In Sparkman Wharf: Gallito


Another Taco Tuesday (and everyday) spot for you to try in Tampa Bay, Gallito Taqueria has all of your favorite Mexican street foods with a little twist. Hop on the birria taco trend and try out the Quesabirria Tacos.

If you decide to go on a date night or with friends, the “Taco Bout A Deal” is the way to go! This deal includes 8 tacos, chips and queso, and street corn for only $34. The perfect way to try multiple tacos on the menu.

They also have a 2 tacos for $6 on Tuesday. While you’re there, try the Puffy Tacos. Freshly fried flour tortillas stuffed with ground beef, queso fundido, and all the Mexican taco fixings–absolutely delicious.

Sunday–Thursday | 11:00am – 9:00pm
Friday–Saturday | 11:00am – 11:00pm

📍 615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

Restaurants In Sparkman Wharf: Murph'S Bbq

If you’re a barbecue junkie, you have to visit Murph’s Barbecue. Assemble the perfect platter by choosing your favorite meat, two sides, and housemade sauce. This Smokin’ restaurant option will make you want to become a regular!

Make sure to try the fresh squeezed lemonade with your platter when you go!

Sunday–Thursday | 11:00am – 9:00pm
Friday–Saturday | 11:00am – 11pm

📍 615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

Restaurants In Sparkman Wharf: Naked Farmer

Naked Farmer

At Naked Farmer, you can trust that you are consuming fresh food that’s good for you. Their farm-to-fork mission brings tons of fresh foods, sourced by local farmers, to Sparkman Wharf.

This is a great option for the vegans and vegetarians of the group offering lots of choices on the menu. You can either choose to try one of their Naked Favorite bowls or build your own topped with all of your favorites and more! 

Local Tip: Whether you’re on a new health kick or not, Naked Farmer is both delicious and guilt-free! You can pick one of their signature bowls or build your own. Customize it with different toppings to help fuel the day!

Sunday–Thursday | 11:00am – 9:00pm
Friday–Saturday | 11:00am-11:00pm

📍 615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

Restaurants In Sparkman Wharf: Edison'S

Edison's Swigamajig

Head to Edison’s Swigamajig for some seafood and dive-bar drinks. The menu changes daily due to the fresh catch, so you’ll have something different to try each time you visit! Edison’s offers a full bar with a menu filled with unique seafood creations. The best of both worlds!

Local tip: Swigamajig is the only container that doesn’t take Apple Pay, so make sure to bring your wallet!

Sunday–Thursday | 11:00am – 9:00pm
Friday–Saturday | 11:00am – 11:00pm

📍 615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

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📷 Wich, Please

Wich, Please

In need of a quick bite, but something that still gets ur taste buds excited? Head on over to Wich, Please, at Sparkman Wharf! They have sharables for the whole gang, including cauliflower bites and bacon-covered jalapeno poppers. You can also grab a sandwich or a salad for a delicious lunch. 

Enjoy some of the packages they offer, like the iconic “Summer Body Package,” which includes hummus dip, veggies, and five High Noons for only $35!

Sunday–Thursday | 11:00am – 9:00pm
Friday–Saturday | 11:00am – 11:00pm

📍 615 Channelside Dr Tampa, FL 33602

Restaurants In Sparkman Wharf: Dang Dude

Dang Dude

The long-awaited arrival is finally over–Dang Dude is OPEN! Dang Dude serves a variety of delicious Asian food like noodles, dumplings, and their signature Rou-jia-mo (Chinese flatbread stuffed with pork, beef, or tofu) and refreshing boba teas, Asian beers, and sake!

This is a great option if you’re vegan, vegetarian, or gluten-free! They have plenty of options to meet your dietary needs. Now onto the most important questions, do you want to taste first?

Whatever it is, you can enjoy it all while catching amazing views of Downtown with friends and family!

Sunday–Thursday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Friday–Saturday | 11:00am–11:00pm

📍 615 Channelside Dr Tampa, FL 33602

Something Special

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In need of a new option for date night or Taco Tuesday? Jotoro is a great place to go!

Known for serving “Fine Mexican Provisions,” they has all of your favorites with a fun little twist. We highly recommend starting your experience with The Three Amigos or the “Mexico City” Grilled Street Corn along with tequila or a margarita flight! It will be hard but try not to fill up too much before your meal so you can indulge in their wood-fired tacos. 

You honestly can’t go wrong with anything on this menu, and we can’t wait to hear about how much you enjoy it!

Local tip: save some cash and visit on a Tuesday to enjoy $5 tacos and $6 margaritas, or on a Friday for fajita and margarita pitchers! 

Monday | 4:00pm – 10:00pm
Tuesday–Thursday | 4:00pm – 11:00pm
Friday | 12:00pm – 12:00am
Saturday  11:00am – 12:00am
Sunday Brunch | 11:00am – 2:00pm

📍 615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

Bowling, games, hand crafted cocktails, AND a menu filled with southern foods? Splitsville is the whole package! It’s a great way to spend the night with friends or even on a date night–even if you’re not planning on bowling.

The menu offers many unique options including loaded fries, a hand-battered chicken sandwich, juicy burgers, and the sweet n’ spicy chicken bowl. They also have a large selection of handcrafted cocktails, beer, and wine as well as cocktails on tap.

Local tip: They offer to-go cocktails that you can enjoy while exploring the rest of Sparkman Wharf. On a hot afternoon, the frosé is the perfect refreshing and boozy treat!

Tag us in your pictures of your visit to Splitsville so we can see all of the “striking” things you get to experience!

Monday–Thursday: 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday–Saturday | 12:00pm – 11:00pm
Sunday | 12:00pm – 9:00pm

📍 615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

Restaurants In Sparkman Wharf: The Battery

The Battery

Owned by the founders of The C House in Seminole Heights, this bourbon bar will impress you like no other. The Battery offers a full bar, classic foods, and a cool atmosphere. This is a great place to stop by for drinks before exploring all the fun things to do around Sparkman Wharf.

Sunday–Thursday | 4:00pm–10:00pm
Friday–Saturday | 4:00pm–11:00pm

📍 615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

Restaurants In Sparkman Wharf: Burgerfi


BurgerFi conveniently opened a location in Sparkman Warf to satisfy all your burger cravings. BurgerFi is committed to providing the best burger experience around. They serve delicious, fresh food, including their mouth-watering truffle fries or their beer-battered onion rings. 

We LOVE that BurgerFi is an eco-friendly establishment. Good for the environment and good for our stomachs? Sign us up!

Sunday–Saturday | 11:00am – 10:00pm

📍 615 Channelside Dr Suite 115A, Tampa, FL 33602

Restaurants In Sparkman Wharf: Lighthaus Beer Garden

LightHaus Beer Garden

Catch your favorite teams on one of the TVs at LightHaus Beer garden in Sparkman Wharf while enjoying their selection of wine, beer, and seltzer that pair perfectly with delicious pizza!

If you’re a Lightning fan, this is a great place to stop by for a drink before heading over to watch a game on the big screens in Thunder Ally.

Sunday–Thursday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Friday–Sunday | 11:00am–11:00pm

📍 615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

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Something Sweet

In need of something to satisfy your sweet tooth that is guilt-free? Look no further! Fit Bowl Co. is here to serve you the best superfood bowls you could ask for–which are especially good on those hot Florida days.

You can choose to either build your perfect bowl or enjoy one of their hand crafted smoothies, refreshing drinks, or coffee.

Local tip On Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00pm – 6:00pm, you can find the Coconut Cart on the lawn serving cold coconuts topped with fresh fruit and an umbrella straw! You can even get a coconut “Pina Colada Style.”

Sunday–Thursday | 9:00am – 9:00pm
Friday–Saturday | 9:00am – 11:00pm

📍 615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

Restaurants In Sparkman Wharf: Jen'S Ice Cream

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream

Jeni’s Ice Cream is a popular grocery store brand known for bringing artisan ice cream in-store. We recommend both the Frose and Brambleberry Crisp– with toasted oat streusel, blackberries, and black currants ribboned throughout the ice cream.

Tuesday–Thursday | 12:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday–Saturday | 11:00am – 11:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am – 9:00pm
Monday | Closed

📍 615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

Restaurants In Sparkman Wharf: Hampton Chocolate Company

Hampton Chocolate Factory

Satisfy your sweet tooth at Sparkman Wharf’s newest addition, Hampton Chocolate Factory! From liege Belgian waffles dipped in chocolate to build your own s’mores to artisan ice cream, you’re sure to find something you’ll love.

Sunday–Saturday | 11:00am – 9:00pm

📍 615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

Restaurants In Sparkman Wharf: Whatever Pops

Whatever Pops

Now, if you’re looking for a place with shakes, pops, gelato, and more, you have to try Whatever Pops! This spot serves up tasty treats Friday–Sunday. With so many different flavors, you’re bound to get exactly what you are craving. 

Our favorite sweet treat to grab here is The Captain. This milkshake is filled with sugary goodness, white chocolate, vanilla, and crunchy cereal on top!

Friday–Sunday | 12:00pm – 6:00pm

📍 615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

Discover More Things to Do at Sparkman Wharf

Now that you’ve discovered the best restaurants in Sparkman Wharf, head over to our Channelside Neighborhood Guide for more things to do in this lively district of Downtown Tampa.

Don’t forget to follow us @StuffToDoInTampaBay on Instagram and Facebook for more expert recommendations!


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