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July Love List: 10 Best Local Businesses in Tampa Bay

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Enjoy your summer with the best food, shopping, styling, and adventuring that Tampa Bay has to offer. No matter what you’re looking to do this summer, there are so many different neighborhoods in St. Pete, Tampa, and other great towns in the area where you can have the most fun. Check out these 10 local businesses in Tampa Bay that you are sure to love this July!

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Fields & Table is a brand new local market and grocery in Tampa Bay. They specialize in farm-to-table freshness and sell your favorite produce, meats, cheeses, alcohols, and other amazing grocery products that are all locally sourced from nearby farms. Grab fresh breads baked at local bakeries, order meat and seafood cut however you like, and stop by the do-it-yourself creation stations where you can make your own fresh guac or salsa.

Fields & Table also hosts different educational stations throughout the store to help you learn more about eating a healthy diet. When you visit, you may get to hear more about the local farms that produce the fruits, vegetables, herbs, and animal products. You can also get yummy new recipes to try using in-season ingredients, too. Get farmers market fresh produce with the convenience of a grocery store open every day.

Mon – Sat | 9AM – 7PM
Sun | 10AM – 6PM

📍11531 Balm Riverview Rd. Riverview, FL 33569

Want to sip mimosas while you get your hair styled by some of the best in Tampa Bay? Then head down to Emilani Salon + Spa for balayage, highlights, luscious hair treatments, Brazillian blowouts, and so much more. They also do south of the scalp services like facials, all-over body waxing, micro needling, LED blue light therapy, and lashes.

If you need a great hair and makeup look for your wedding (or the one you’re going to), Emilani Salon + Spa also offers bridal services and makeup. And for those who use vegan hair products, Emilani uses vegan-friendly hair and spa products like Malibu C and Pulp Riot color.

Sun & Mon | CLOSED
Tues – Fri | 10AM – 8PM 
Sat | 11AM – 6PM

📍316 E Cass St. Tampa, FL 33602

Stop at Tukro Coffee for high-quality brews of your favorite caffeinated drinks. They serve Counter Culture Coffee in hot or cold varieties, so you can get your macchiato, flat white, latte, or americano just the way you like. Grab a cold brew, nitro cold brew with some extra kick, or a hot or iced chai latte. Or, trust the skilled baristas to whip up something uber delicious and unique when you order the Barista’s Choice.

Mix in decadent syrup flavors like mocha, Madagascar vanilla, caramel, lavender, and cardamom rose. Or, opt for the liquid tiramisu for a bit of dessert in the morning. You can, of course, pair any of their amazing drinks with equally delicious pastries, like savory gallettes, croissants, cookies, and mini cakes. Don’t forget to take a picture of the latte art you’re served up!

Mon – Sun | 7AM – 3PM

📍472 W Wood St. Dunedin, FL 34698

Live the high life on the seas when you take a little trip with Adventures Boat Rental. All you have to do is pick the adventure, meet up at the launching site, and head out on the boat that they bring to you! 

This local business in Tampa Bay specializes in coordinating every step of the trip for you so you have as much time to enjoy the ride. Plus, it’s a great, cost-effective option if you want to get a small group of friends or family together to enjoy a few hours out on the water instead of buying a boat and taking care of it yourself.

Choose from their four pre-planned boating adventures that take you around Tampa via the Hillsborough River, from Gulfport to Clearwater to pass dolphins and manatees, cruise nearby Fort De Soto, or explore the Caladesi Island Mangroves via kayak. Or, you can create your own adventure complete with the type of boat, launching location, and your destination.

Mon – Sun | 8AM – 8PM

📍198 Seminole St. Clearwater, FL 33755

Whether you want to shop the latest styles online or at their brick-and-mortar store, you have so many great items to shop at Shoptoska! Visit them in person, or spend $50 or more online to get free shipping.

This local business in Tampa Bay sells versatile tops with and without sleeves so you can get a great tan, breezy dresses to stay cool all July long, effortlessly stylish rompers and jumpsuits no matter the occasion, and shorts, denim, skirts, and comfy pants. Finish your new outfits off with accessories like necklaces, unique earrings, bracelet sets, and hats.

Tues – Sat | 12PM – 6PM
Sun | 1PM – 4PM

📍3433 S Westshore Blvd. Tampa, FL 33629

📷 Art Fusion Galleries St. Pete - Facebook

The St. Pete location of the Art Fusion Galleries hosts and sells art from some of the most talented and prolific artists. They feature many newcomers to the scene as well experienced contemporary artists. If you’ve never bought art or even if you’re a collector, the Art Fusion Galleries offers a welcoming environment to view, appreciate, and buy art.

You can find everything here, from paintings, both abstract and realistic, to standing or wall-hanging sculptures to mixed-media portraits. Breathe new life into your home or office space with any piece from this local business in Tampa Bay and support emerging artists while doing it. The best part you can buy and take home now and use Art Money to pay for your piece in increments over a few months.

Mon – Sun | 11AM – 6PM

📍106 Central Ave. St. Petersburg, FL 33701

If you’re looking for the perfect beach outing, you’ve got to try The Cabana Club! This local business in Tampa Bay provides luxury beach concierge services for beaches along the Gulf Coast. All you have to do is make a reservation for a beach location of your choice (via phone call or text, so it’s super convenient!), enjoy the setup, and then text your concierge when you’re done because they take it all down for you!

Leave your umbrella or tent at home because The Cabana Club sets up a beautiful cabana or umbrella for you so you can live out your bohemian beachside fantasies without all the hassle. Plus, they even provide sunscreen, a bluetooth speaker, cups for drinks, and even a little trash can so you can do your part to protect Mother Earth. This is a must-do activity for your next beach outing this month to take your beach day from good to great to fabulous!

Email: hellocabanaclub@gmail.com

Phone: (727) 209 – 7064

Meet the perfect answer to all of your Italian food cravings at DeVito’s, one of the best local restaurants in Tampa Bay. Indulge in all of your favorite dishes, from pasta to seafood to cannoli and tiramisu to cheeses galore. Start with homemade meatballs, a meat and cheese board, calamari, or caprese salad. Order bolognese, marsala, parmigiana, clam linguine, lobster cannelloni, or truffle ravioli. Then, finish with your favorite dessert.

With so many appetizers, entrees, salads, and desserts to choose from, you can come back each time and always have a brand new meal full of delicious Italian dishes. Make reservations for an evening out with your boo, meet up with some friends for lunch, or order online and pretend you’re living in the dreamy Italian seaside.

Sun & Mon | CLOSED
Tues | 11:30AM – 3PM & 5PM –  9:30PM
Wed & Thurs | 11:30AM – 3PM & 5PM – 10PM
Fri | 11:30AM – 3PM & 5PM – 11PM
Sat | 5PM – 11PM

📍200 N Tampa St. Tampa, FL 33602

You want to get fit, and you’re going back to the gym. But you need a little umph. Enter Jacked in the Box, a local business in Tampa Bay creating boxes of fitness, health, and wellness goodies to help you take your fitness regime to the next level. And they take the hassle out of shopping for the best brands of products, like Celsius, Muscle Sandwich, MET-Rx, and Nutrex.

Get the gains you’ve been working so hard for when you sign up for their subscription box full of supplements, protein bars, equipment, apparel, shake and water bottles, and so much more. To get started, share your goals with Jacked in the Box. Then, they create a box based on your goals and send it right to you. And if you’re on a plant-based diet, they have vegan-friendly boxes they can send with plant-based protein options, too!


It’s always winner, winner, chicken dinner at King of the Coop! With two locations in the Tampa Bay area, so there are many ways you can enjoy this chicken joint’s awesome food. From southern classics to insane twists on the chicken sandwich, this diabolically delicious restaurant serves up some of the best food in Tampa Bay. 

Grab the chicken and waffles or the tenders for something classic, or go a little coo-coo with their mac ‘n’ cheese-topped King Mac chicken sandwich. If you like it hot, you’ll love the Nashville Hot sandwich, just make sure to get their homemade coleslaw to cool your mouth down. Wash it all down with one of their Coop’s teas, lemonades, or kool-aids. And if you’re not all about the chicken, you can also get their signature flavors on fried fish, too!

Mon – Thurs | 11AM – 9PM
Fri & Sat | 11AM – 10PM
Sun | 11AM – 8PM

Seminole Heights
📍6607 N Florida Ave. Tampa, FL 33604

Wesley Chapel
📍27835 Wesley Chapel Blvd. Unit 102 Wesley Chapel, FL 33544

Do What You Love in Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay offers so many great restaurants, beachside hangouts, shopping spots, and adventures for you to try this July. And if you’re looking for other awesome stuff to do in Tampa Bay, check out our neighborhood guides!

Did we miss a go-to local business in Tampa Bay that you’re going to visit this month? Let UNATION know!

Hannah Sylvester

Hannah Sylvester

Hannah is a writer, podcaster, and wine-lover based in Tampa, Florida. As a native of Northeast Ohio and a former Bostonian, she's always searching the Bay area for the sunniest beaches, the best Cuban sandwiches, and, of course, the yummiest wines.

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