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What’s New in Tampa Bay: 10+ Awesome Restaurants, Bars, and More

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If you’re looking for something new in Tampa Bay, look no further! Our city is growing and we understand that sometimes it’s hard to keep up. We created a list of the most recent business openings and all of the new restaurants in Tampa Bay.

Get ready to explore the latest and greatest additions our city has to offer!

New Additions ๐ŸŽ‰

KRATE

There’s a new open-air hot spot at the Grove in Wesley Chapel and you have to check it out!ย  KRษ…TE is home to all sorts of entertainment, plus a variety of boutiques, offices, restaurants and bars to visit – 55 to be exact!

The cool thing about this spot is that it’s built from 90 repurposed and locally manufactured shipping containers – awesome, right? From an outdoor stage, to a play area for the kiddos, consider this your new favorite place to spend with the whole family!

๐Ÿ“ 6105 Wesley Grove Blvd, Wesley Chapel, FL 33544

Chanko

A homestyle Japanese Restaurant has made its way to Tampa and we can’t resist! This spot is the first in the country to offer Hiroshima-style Okonomiyaki, and made to order – talk about comfort food cravings!

If you take a look at their menu, you’ll find Okonomiyaki, Japanese curry, rice plates, and more! Our personal favorite item? Their boba milk teas!ย 

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Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | 5:00pm-10:00pm
Thursday | 5:00pm-10:00pm
Friday | 5:00pm-10:00pm
Saturday | 5:00pm-10:00pm
Sunday | 5:00pm-10:00pm

๐Ÿ“ 4603 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33603

New In Tampa Bay

BodyRok

Get ready to rok your fitness goals! There’s a brand new pilates studio at Sparkman Wharf and you HAVE to try a one of their 45 minute classes for yourself. Whether you’ve always wanted to give pilates a try, or looking for something new, this is the place to be. Thinking of signing up for a membership? Book a class and send them a DM on Instagram or head out the first Wednesday of the month for Pilates on the Lawn!

Monday | 5:30am-7:30pm
Tuesday | 5:30am-7:30pm
Wednesday | 5:30am-7:30pm
Thursday | 5:30am-7:30pm
Friday | 5:30am-7:30pm
Saturday | 8:00am-1:00pm
Sunday | 8:00am-1:00pm

๐Ÿ“ 615 Channelside Dr Suite 108, Tampa, FL 33602

The Blend Coffee Co.

If you find yourself in St. Pete and in need of a caffeine fix, stop by The Blend Coffee Co’s newest location on Central Ave! What we love most about this location is the convenience of staying in your car – they have a drive-thru! If you’re up to pass some time, you can still walk up to their window or enjoy their outdoor seating when the weather is nice.

Monday | 6:00am-8:00pm
Tuesday | 6:00am-8:00pm
Wednesday | 6:00am-8:00pm
Thursday | 6:00am-8:00pm
Friday | 6:00am-8:00pm
Saturday | 6:00am-8:00pm
Sunday | 1:00pm-9:00pm

๐Ÿ“ 6730 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33707

Pierogi Bar

Pierogi Bar is brand new in Tampa Bay and the first Ukrainian Restaurant in the area! Whether you’re craving a traditional potato pierogi or Kozak Platter, they’ve got you covered.ย 

Next time you’re spending the day in downtown St. Pete, head over to Central Ave and find this new gem!ย 

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 10:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday | 10:00am-9:00pm
Thursday | 10:00am-9:00pm
Friday | 10:00am-9:00pm
Saturday | 10:00am-9:00pm
Sunday | 1:00pm-9:00pm

๐Ÿ“ 6661 Central Avenue Saint Petersburg, FL 33710

Zip Line at TradeWinds Island Resort

Have you heard the news? You can now find a three-story zipline at TradeWinds Island Resort – perfect for summer coming up! Skip the hassle of a long drive out, and head over to St. Pete Beach to find the fun. If you have family coming to visit or need to plan some activities to do with your kids out of school, this is a great fit!

๐Ÿ“ 5500 Gulf Blvd, St Pete Beach, FL 33706

Bermudas Beachside Cantina

If waterfront views and Mexican food is just what you need – head over to Bermudas Beachside Cantina! This is a new restaurant and bar addition to the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort in St. Pete Beach.

When you’re not grabbing a delicious meal, you can treat yourself to a margarita or two at their bar! Plus, they have both indoor and outdoor seating for you to beat the heat inside or enjoy some fresh air and views outside.

Monday | 5:00pm-10:00pm
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | Closed
Thursday | 5:00pm-10:00pm
Friday | 5:00pm-11:00pm
Saturday | 5:00pm-11:00pm
Sunday | 5:00pm-10:00pm

๐Ÿ“ 5500 Gulf Blvd, St Pete Beach, FL 33706

The Twisted Indian

On the hunt for some delicious Indian food, but short on time? Stop by the Twisted Indian! Located in St. Pete, this quick-serve spot is modern, fresh, and new in Tampa Bay. Snack on yogi fries, grab yourself a naanwich, even take a look at their vegan and vegetarian options. One thing is for sure – here you’ll find all the savory flavors, spice, and everything in between!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 12:00pm-6:00pm
Wednesday | 12:00pm-6:00pm
Thursday | 12:00pm-6:00pm
Friday | 12:00pm-6:00pm
Saturday | 12:00pm-6:00pm
Sunday | 12:00pm-6:00pm

๐Ÿ“ 2639 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33713

Tacos My Love

Tacos My Love is where you can find authentic Mexican dishes, live music, a plant-based menu, micheladas and more! Since their recent grand opening, they will accept walk-ins from 12pm-5pm, but after that they are booked for the night! If you want a taste of their delicious tacos, book a reservation in advanced!

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

๐Ÿ“ 400 49th St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33707

Buff City Soap

From bath bombs, to fresh soap handmade daily? Yes, please! Find Buff City Soap with a new location in Midtown Tampa. No harsh chemicals here – their soaps are plant-based, cruelty-free, and free of animal fats. Whatever you leave the store with, you can guarantee will have your home smelling amazing. Take a look at their variety of products on their website!

Monday | 10:00am-7:00pm
Tuesday | 10:00am-7:00pm
Wednesday | 10:00am-7:00pm
Thursday | 10:00am-7:00pm
Friday | 10:00am-7:00pm
Saturday | 10:00am-7:00pm
Sunday | 12:00pm-6:00pm

๐Ÿ“ 1130 Gramercy Lane, Tampa, FL 33607

Popstroke

Eat, putt, drink, and repeat! Popstroke has opened their Sarasota location and you need to plan a visit. Co-owned by Tiger Woods himself, this is more than just a dining experience! When you’re not grabbing a bite at their full service restaurant, or grabbing a drink at their rooftop bar, take a spin around their two 18-hole putting courses. If you can’t get enough of this spot, book one of their party packages for your next special occasion.

Monday | 9:00am-12:00am
Tuesday | 9:00am-12:00am
Wednesday | 9:00am-12:00am
Thursday | 9:00am-12:00am
Friday | 9:00am-12:00am
Saturday | 9:00am-12:00am
Sunday | 9:00am-12:00am

๐Ÿ“ 195 University Town Center Dr, Sarasota, FL 34243

Vu 360 Rooftop Bar

Drinks and a “vue”? Yes please! Vue 360 Rooftop Bar is brand new in Tampa Bay and has found a home in the heart of Clearwater. You can find this cocktail lounge on the rooftop of the Courtyard Clearwater Beach. This is the perfect spot to spend a day or night with friends to unwind.ย Tropical drinks and rooftop bar vibes all summer long!

Monday | 4:00pm-11:00pm
Tuesday | 4:00pm-11:00pm
Wednesday | 4:00pm-11:00pm
Thursday | 4:00pm-11:00pm
Friday | 4:00pm-12:00am
Saturday | 4:00pm-12:00am
Sunday | 4:00pm-11:00pm

๐Ÿ“ 455 East Shore Dr Clearwater, FL 33767

DC Society Ink

Itching for a new tattoo lately? We know just the place for you! Owners Dave Bautista and John Kural made their dreams come to life with DC Society Ink. Here you’ll find some of the best tattoo artists that will bring your visions to life. If you have no time to waste, walk-ins are welcome, or you can schedule an appointment 3 months in advanced. Tell your own unique story through the power of tattoo art and they can make it happen!

๐Ÿ“ 1108 West Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606

Nine Spices

Hot pot and Korean BBQ anyone? Nine Spices has opened a new location in Clearwater and one thing’s for sure – get ready to cook! The grills are at the center of your tables, so whether you’re visiting with family or friends, everyone has access to cook and dig in as you please. To add to your experience, a conveyor belt delivers the ingredients to you. Sounds like our kind of restaurant!

๐Ÿ“ 2543 Countryside Blvd #1 Clearwater, FL 33761

3 Daughters Brewing Clearwater Beach

If 3 Daughters Brewing in St. Pete is one of your favorite spots, make room for their new Clearwater location! Before, during, or after a beach day, make a stop at their small batch tasting room for some drinks with friends.

Although they will still have your favorites from their St. Pete location, expect an exclusive beach bites menu at their Clearwater location! Not only that, but keep a look out for new recipes since they have a 1 barrel brewing system on-site.

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

๐Ÿ“ 381 Mandalay Ave 3rd Floor Clearwater, FL 33767

2D Cafe

This isn’t your ordinary cafe! 2D Cafe brings doodles to life with their European based cafe that lets you step inside art itself. Cure your caffeine fix, treat yourself to delicious pastries, and so much more. One of their unique delicacies we’ve got our eye on is their charcuterie cone! Everything you love about a charcuterie board, you’re able to enjoy on the go with their cone – how cool is that?ย 

๐Ÿ“ 2105 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33713

Noble Rice

Cut the ribbon! Noble Rice has finally opened their doors at Sparkman Wharf and we can’t wait to try everything on the menu. Luckily, reservations are now available to complete your next dinner plans. You can expect a modern Japanese twist to their menu. From tasty classics like sushi and ramen, even a full bar including Japanese whiskey and sake – we’re in love!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 5:00pm-10:00pm
Wednesday | 5:00pm-10:00pm
Thursday | 5:00pm-10:00pm
Friday | 5:00pm-11:00pm
Saturday | 5:00pm-11:00pm
Sunday | Closed

๐Ÿ“ 615 Channelside Dr #112, Tampa, FL 33602

Kale Me Crazy

Kale Me Crazy is finally open with a new location in Midtown Tampa! This super food cafe is a must-visit to try their cold-pressed juices, smoothies and raw foods. Whatever you’re craving, they’ve got it all from salads, poke bowls, wraps, and more. We’ve got our eye on their Deluxe Acai Bowl – a perfect treat for the warmer weather ahead!

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Monday | 7:00am-8:00pm
Tuesday | 7:00am-8:00pm
Wednesday | 7:00am-8:00pm
Thursday | 7:00am-8:00pm
Friday | 7:00am-8:00pm
Saturday | 7:00am-8:00pm
Sunday | 7:00am-7:00pm

๐Ÿ“ 1110 Gramercy Ln, Tampa, FL 33607

Coming Soon ๐Ÿ‘€

The Farm

Any country music fans out there? Chase Rice is opening up The Farm this Summer – a live music country bar! Unwind with friends with a whiskey in hand – what could be better?ย 

Capriotti's Sandwich Shop

Make a stop in Lutz soon! Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop will be opening a second location to bring you their popular sandwich creations. Take your lunch break to a while new flavorful level with Capriotti’s!

PeePa's Craft Brewery

Talk about a new look! Formally known as St. Pete Collision, now being transformed into Pee-Pa’s Garage Craft Brewery! We can’t wait to see this new spot for ourselves once doors open. If you’re looking for a fun place to hang with friends or bring family, enjoy great beer, this will be your new favorite spot!

Predalina

If you’re both a fan of Mediterranean cuisine and a seafood lover, keep a look out for Predalina! This new gem will be located on Water Street in Tampa. Although they aren’t set to open til next year in 2023, expect a not-so-ordinary restaurant and bar!ย ย 

Good Night John Boy

If you’re into the 70’s vibe, this might just be your next favorite spot! Good Night John Boy will be a brand new 70’s themed dance club playing the best 70’s pop and disco-esque modern hits. Look out for this unique spot coming to Downtown St. Pete and start looking for your dancing shoes!

Craft Kafe

If you’re a gluten-free foodie reading this, get ready for some good news! Craft Kafe is opening a downtown Tampa location and we can’t wait to treat our taste buds. Amazing food selections without the guilt or discomfort of gluten? Sign us up!

Concert, concerts, concerts!

Who else is just as excited as we are for live music coming back to Tampa?! We are definitely part of the bunch that missed concerts dearly, and lucky for us Tampa Bay locals we have a bunch to look forward to; Bon Jovi, Shawn Mendes, Coldplay, and more! Check out our 10+ Upcoming Concerts in Tampa Bay Blog for more info and tickets.

More Openings & Experiences to Look Forward to ๐Ÿฅณ

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Selena Perez

Selena Perez

Selena is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Tampa Bayย City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, download the UNATION appย and follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram,ย Facebook, and YouTube.
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