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The Top Restaurants We Can’t Wait to Open on Water Street

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Tampa Bay is an ever-growing harbor, and we couldn’t be more excited! Water Street is a the place to be. A community that is defined by wellness, water views, and urban style brings the crème de la crème in hotels, restaurants, stores, and more. Here are the 8 restaurants we can’t wait to open on Water Street!

As always, we LOVE to see and hear the stories you make in our favorite spots in Tampa Bay, so don’t forget to tag us @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram and Facebook! Now, keep on reading to find out more about these amazing restaurants we can’t wait to open:

Celebrate New Beginnings with Us!

There has been so much growth Tampa Bay area over the past few years, and Water Street is no exception. It has been a beautiful and exciting journey to watch all the new local businesses emerge, and make Tampa Bay greater than it already was. 

Food and dining is expanding fast, bringing fresh restaurants we can’t wait to open! Get some champagne and let’s celebrate every beginning these are bringing! 

Restaurants We Can'T Wait To Open
📷 Boulon Brasserie

A French bistro we can’t wait to try! Boulon Brasserie is coming the second week of August 2022, right down the block from the GreenWise Market. 

We’re super excited to visit this restaurant, explore the menu, and please our taste buds with delicious French pastries and seafood. Don’t forget to come when it opens! This might be your next perfect dinner or brunch spot. 

A small bar with a big heart and personality! Small Giant Bar & Restaurant will serve craft beers, fun cocktails, and Ohio-style pizza–which will be a first for Tampa. 

This will be the perfect corner bar for friends to hang out and catch up. Have fun watching the game and grabbing a bar bite! Obviously, this spot had to make the list of the restaurants we can’t wait to open. 

Restaurants We Can'T Wait To Open
📷 Small Giant Bar & Restaurant
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3. Wine on the Water

Just next door from Small Giant Bar and Restaurant, you’ll soon find Wine on the Water! Over 500 selections of wine and liquor, focusing on the incredible underdogs of the industry. 

Relax in a beautiful outdoor garden with your glass of choice, learn from the educational courses offered throughout the year, and reserve the enchanting space for private dinners and events! Keep your eyes open for tastings that also happen throughout. 

A vintage, oyster-focused restaurant and tavern that sounds like the right place to bring your friends and family. With many seasonal shareable meals made from scratch, handcrafted cocktails, a special wine list, and rotating ales, The Pearl will definitely be a place you want to check out~

This sounds like a great place to spend the evening! We can’t wait for this restaurant to open. 

Restaurants We Can'T Wait To Open
📷 The Pearl
Restaurants We Can'T Wait To Open
📷 Chill Bros

We’re Chill Bros fans! You can bet we’re excited for them to open on Water Street.

With rotating flavors and massive portions, their ice cream is so delicious that your taste buds will love you! Try as many flavors as possible: the best option is to order the Flight, 6 flavors of ice cream!

If you’re vegan, you can chill out cause these bros got your back.

6. Naked Farmer

Seasonal, fresh, healthy, and hearty meals come from local nearby farms–that’s what Naked Farmer is all about. And Their now open and are a favorite by locals!

Full of flavor, lots of vegan options, unique sides to pair up with yummy bowls…a beautiful place to have a delicious meal you have to check out!

Monday | 11:00am-9:30pm
Tuesday | 11:00am-9:30pm
Wednesday | 11:00am-9:30pm
Thursday | 11:00am-9:30pm
Friday | 11:00am-10:30pm
Saturday| 11:00am-10:30pm
Sunday | 11:00am-9:30pm

📍 1001 Water Street
Tampa, FL 33602

Naked Farmer The Top Restaurants We Can'T Wait To Open On Water Street 2022
📷 Naked Farmer
Restaurants We Can'T Wait To Open
📷 Wagamama

7. Wagamama

We’re so excited for Wagamama to come into town! It’s definitely one of the top restaurants we can’t wait to open. We’ve been waiting for this one patiently. Who doesn’t love noodles? These amazing menu options seriously feed your soul!

Fill your plate with traditional Japanese classic foods, hearty bowls, fresh noodles, and crunchy vegetables to nourish your body and make your senses dance. 

8. Yard House

One of the greatest sports bar chains in the U.S. is coming to Tampa Bay! With over 100 drafts on tap, it’s your chance to try something new every day! 

Come and enjoy good music, great food, and amazing beer in one place. 

Restaurants We Can'T Wait To Open
📷 Yard House

Mark Your Calendars & Don't Miss Out

Ugh! We’re so excited! We can’t wait for these restaurants to open. We’re always looking for the best of the best, and the newest in Tampa Bay’s growing community. Don’t stress, and follow us along our social channels so you don’t miss a thing! Find updates on these places (and infinitely more) @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram and Facebook

For more things to do on Water Street and around the rest of the Downtown area, check out these guides.

Daniela Camejo Sanchez

Daniela Camejo Sanchez

D. P. Camejo Sanchez is a Venezuelan writer and a Tampa local of many years. Her writing appears (or will soon appear) in The New York Quarterly, Ethel Zine, Olney Magazine, Afternoon Delight, Pastel Serenity Zine, and more.
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