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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!

Looking for something new to refresh your taste buds and lunch cravings? Bare Naked Kitchen is coming to South Tampa with their  internationally-inspired recipes and unique ingredients. Cut the picky eating out this year and treat yourself to some hearty meals. They also have a lounge area to sip swing; yup, swings you can sit on while having a drink with friends! Their delicious food options, paired with a homey and comfortable ambience, is a win for healthy eaters all over. Try their crisp lavash “The Bee Sting” on your next visit!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | 11:00am-8:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am-8:00pm
Friday | 11:00am-8:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am-8:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am-7:00pm

📍309 Coronado Dr, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

 

Step into the world of Crypto with delicious food to match. Crypto Street is the latest restaurant brand new in Tampa Bay! Their dishes combined with art and illustrations about the basic concepts of the world of Crypto will leave you with a one of a kind dining experience. Take a look at their fun menu including The “Network” Grilled Cheese, Dogedog Hot Dogs, or something sweet for dessert including their Bitcoinana Split. Next time you’re in the Clearwater Beach area, stop by for a visit!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | 11:00am-8:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am-8:00pm
Friday | 11:00am-8:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am-8:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am-7:00pm

📍309 Coronado Dr, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

 

Craving traditional Russian cuisine? Babushka’s is the place to be! Whether your mouth is watering over their Russian Caviar, or their savory Beef Stroganoff, all of your cravings will be satisfied. If you didn’t know already, “Babushka” means “Grandma” in Russian. That is exactly what they strive to give their customers – homemade dishes to remind you of your Grandma’s comfort food. Hyde Park is full of gems, and this one is a perfect addition that will have us coming back for more. Try it for yourself!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 4:00pm-9:00pm
Wednesday | 4:00pm-9:00pm
Thursday | 4:00pm-9:00pm
Friday | 4:00pm-11:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am-11:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am-9:00pm

📍901 W Platt St, Tampa, FL 33606

 

Pssst…the secret is out! There’s a brand new speakeasy in St. Pete and it’s completely out of the ordinary in the best way. Dirty Laundry St. Pete is guaranteed to be a unique experience for a night out with friends. Here’s the inside scoop, you enter through their “laundromat” and head straight to the phone and dial in for the secret code to be led into a Cuban-style hot spot! Plus, there are tons of instagrammable spots to snap the best pics. Whether you’re munchin’ on Café con Leche Overnight Oats from their cafe, or coming out to grab a bite and some drinks, there’s never a bad time to visit Dirty Laundry.

Monday | 8:00am-6:00pm
Tuesday | 8:00am-6:00pm
Wednesday | 8:00pm-1:00am
Thursday | 8:00pm-1:00am
Friday | 8:00pm-3:00am
Saturday | 8:00pm-3:00am
Sunday | 8:00pm-1:00am

📍1742 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33712

 

SNOWING in Florida?! It is is at Snowcat Ridge! Their alpine snow park is back for another year just in time for the holiday with their snowy slopes, arctic igloo, and alpine village. This year they have two new attractions we can’t wait to try! Get ready to lace your skates up and glide across The Crystal Ribbon, an outdoor ice skating ribbon. Prefer something more private? The Eskimo Outpost is the perfect place to host your next special occasion featuring 8 private igloos. If you’re looking for something new in Tampa Bay, we only have one thing to say – see you on the slopes!

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📍27839 Saint Joe Rd.
Dade City, FL 33525 USA

 

Craving some Italian food? Head over to Timpano in Hyde Park! From their dishes, drinks, and decor, you’re in for an aesthetically pleasing dinner experience. Dive into their comfort pasta favorites such as Linguini and Rigatoni, to savory dishes including Wagyu Beef and Scottish Salmon. If those don’t have your mouth-watering yet, get a taste of their dessert menu featuring Tiramisu, and our personal favorite – Cover Me In Chocolate, a flourless chocolate cake, cherry pate de fruit, dark chocolate glaze, and chocolate gelato. Expect elegant and cozy vibes from Timpano, the perfect place to have dinner with loved ones.

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

📍 1610 W Swann Ave,
Tampa, FL 33606

 

A little bit of retail therapy never hurt anyone! Upstairs is a new St. Pete boutique located on the second floor of Rollin’ Oats Market & Cafe! Whether you’re on the hunt for a unique selection of home goods, or just casually shopping, this is the perfect spot to get some early gifts or treat yourself to some new home decor. You can find handbags, accessories, even brands such as Corkcicle and Capri Blue! Next time you’re up for a self-care shopping day, this spot new in Tampa Bay is definitely one to check out and pay a visit!

Monday | 10:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday | 10:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday | 10:00am-5:00pm
Thursday | 10:00am-5:00pm
Friday | 10:00am-5:00pm
Saturday | 10:00am-4:00pm
Sunday | Closed

📍 Second Floor of Rollin’ Oats Market Cafe – 2842 Dr M.L.K. Jr St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704

 

Starting making some room in your closet, Kittenish has arrived! Jessie James Decker is opening up shop with a brand new location in Tampa Bay, Hyde Park Village to be exact! This dreamy shop and clothing line will have you falling in love the minute you walk in. From fall essentials, and day-to-day must-haves, there’s no question that Kittenish will be your new favorite go-to. Keep up with their latest collection drops both online and in-store! We’re ready to look, feel and BE Kittenish!

Monday | 10:00am-8:00pm
Tuesday | 10:00am-8:00pm
Wednesday | 10:00am-8:00pm
Thursday | 10:00am-8:00pm
Friday | 10:00am-8:00pm
Saturday | 10:00am-8:00pm
Sunday | 10:00am-8:00pm

📍800 S Village Cir, Tampa, FL 33606

 

Craving a tasty poke bowl? You’re in luck! SweetFish is now open and brand new in Tampa Bay serving all of your favorites from poke bowls, smoothies, açaí and detox shots! We’re ready to take our lunch break to a whole new level with one of their pokerittos, yes poke and burritos – YUM! You can even build your own poke bowls with some fresh ingredients like yellowfin tuna, salmon, hamachi, and so many more we’ll have to take multiple trips to try! Did we mention they have indoor and outdoor seating?! A plus!

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

📍811 N Tampa St., Tampa, FL 33602

 

Ready to par-tee?! Par Bar is a long-awaited 18 hole mini-golf themed bar and it’s finally open and brand new in Tampa Bay! Imagine enjoying some good food, refreshing drinks, all while getting some putt putt in! This St. Pete spot is perfect to hangout with friends, to bring the family, even your pups during the day. At night, the bar turns 21+ for those looking for a fun night out or if you’re looking to catch a game on their 6 big screens. If you’re a fan of Nueva Cantina, expect to find their food truck permanently on-site!

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

📍2253 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33712

 

More cheese? Yes please! Fo’Cheezy Twisted Meltz has opened up a location new in Tampa Bay and it’s anything but ordinary. We can guarantee you’ve never had grilled cheese sandwiches like these before! As if their names aren’t unique enough, you can pick from their Sloppy Jose, Juke Box Gyro, and so many more fully loaded sandwiches that will have your head spinning. Their menu is packed with so many tasty options, event sweet ones from their sweet thangs selections and hand spun shakes. Next time you’re in St. Pete Beach, stop by to treat your taste buds!

Monday | 11:30pm-10:30pm
Tuesday | 11:30pm-10:30pm
Wednesday | 11:30pm-10:30pm
Thursday | 11:00pm-11:00pm
Friday | 11:00pm-3:00am
Saturday | 11:00pm-3:00am
Sunday | 11:00pm-11:00pm

📍6305 Gulf Blvd, St Pete Beach, FL 33706

 

Get ready for a little slice of Italy in Midtown Tampa! Bella Brava has officially opened and we can’t get enough. One thing for sure is, you’re in for some delicious Italian cuisine and fine dining. Picture this – get a taste of their Burrata Caprese to start off, then try their Bianco Pizza made with mozzarella, fontina, house-made ricotta, pecorino tartufo, and fried sage, sip on some of their house-made Sangrias for happy hour, and top off your meal with their tasty Tiramisu for dessert…amazing right?! Expect great food and good times at this spot brand new in Tampa Bay!

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

📍1015 Gramercy Lane
Tampa, FL 33607

 

If you’re looking for some unique sweet treats, we’ve got just the place for you! The Yard Milkshake Bar is brand new in Tampa Bay and has just opened a location in Carrollwood! You can treat yourself to over-the-top milkshakes that will have your head spinning and a wide selection of ice cream flavors with toppings to make your own personal touch. For those wondering, they have vegan and gluten free options! We can’t forget about their edible cookie dough menu…you read that’s right; from peanut butter monster or nutella brownie, try them all!

Monday | 12:00pm-9:30pm
Tuesday | 12:00pm-9:30pm
Wednesday | 12:00pm-9:30pm
Thursday | 12:00pm-9:30pm
Friday | 12:00pm-10:00pm
Saturday | 12:00pm-10:00pm
Sunday | 12:00pm-10:00pm

📍13168 N Dale Mabry Hwy unit 130, Tampa, FL 33618

 

There’s a new spot in St. Pete with a mix of 80’s & 90’s throwback, New Orleans flavor, and LOADED potatoes of all forms. At  The Half Baked Potato , you can find sweet, baked, mashed and smashed potatoes that will have your mouths-watering! You can pick from their signature dishes or personalize it yourself as loaded as you want! Just choose your base, sides, dips, and more! If you visit on a Monday, don’t forget to ask about their new potato of the week! This location is new in Tampa Bay and we can’t wait to treat our taste buds..or should we say spuds?

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

📍1626 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33712

If dreamy vibes are your aesthetic, you’re going to fall in love with Mood Bake Bar! Meet Tampa’s latest plant-based, gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegetarian spot! They believe in a healthy body, balanced spirit, and a happy mood; let us tell you their treats provide just THAT! At Mood Bake Bar, you can find coffee, superfood lattes, tacos, agua frescas and so much more – we can’t wait to try it all! Whatever you’re in the mood for, this delicious spot new in Tampa Bay has got it covered. Don’t forget to ask about their home-made cookie of the day!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 7:00am-2:00pm
Wednesday | 7:00am-2:00pm
Thursday | 7:00am-2:00pm
Friday | 7:00am-2:00pm
Saturday | 7:00am-2:00pm
Sunday | 7:00am-2:00pm

📍1101 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606

 

Coming Soon!

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!

Karaoke night anyone?Make plans to head over to the Grand Central District in St. Pete soon because LALA’s is opening! Bring your friends, rent out a private karaoke room, or grab drinks out at their bar. At LALA’s, you’ll know it’s going to be a night to remember.

If you’ve been to Cocktail in St. Pete, get ready for their baby brother concept The Wet Spot. Although an opening date hasn’t been confirmed yet, prepare for a unique pool experience! Keep up to date with their instagram page for more updates!

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; Tyler the Creator, Shawn Mendes, Coldplay, and more! Check out our 10+ Upcoming Concerts in Tampa Bay Blog for more info and tickets.

Get ready race fans! The Tampa Bay Grand Prix 2022 will officially return in February 2022, right here in St. Pete! The INDYCAR announced a 17-race schedule for the 2022 NTT INDYCAR SERIES season for next year and we are buzzing! Who’s already planning to go?!

We’ve all seen and heard about the delicious creation of mochi donuts, right? A Japanese rice cake combined with and American-style doughnuts, on other words – YUM. Luckily, a new location in Pinellas Park will make all of our mochi donut dreams come true! Mochinut will be a new concept for the delicious treats expanding in Tampa Bay and we are HERE for it! Keep up to date on their website for opening details!

More Openings & Experiences to Look Forward to!

What else is new in Tampa Bay?

It seems like every time we blink, something new in Tampa Bay pops up! If you want the most recent updates on new businesses, restaurants, and things to do — then follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and join our Facebook Group.

Selena Perez

Selena Perez

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

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