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Best Outdoor Dining Spots In Tampa, Florida
With temperatures still in the 80’s, Tampa is a great spot to enjoy outdoor dining nearly all year long. If you are looking for a place to start, these restaurants boast world-class cuisines as well as charming views from their dining patios and decks.
1. M. Bird
According to the website, M.Bird is Tampa’s premier rooftop destination perched high above historic Armature Works. This sophisticated, deco-inspired lounge offers unparalleled, waterfront views of Tampa’s ever-growing cityscape. Enjoy tropical curated cocktails, sharable small plates, and breathtaking sunset views.
2. The Sail Plaza
Head to the Tampa Riverwalk near the Tampa Convention Center for an afternoon of great food and cocktails at The Sail Plaza. The popular dining location is Tampa’s only 360-degree waterfront restaurant and bar, offering views of sunshine and the bustling waterfront.
3. Jackson’s Bistro
Jackson’s central location within the heart of Tampa offers beautiful harbor views and the convenience of nearby attractions like the Tampa Convention Center. The restaurant is known for its award-winning selection of wines from around the world, handcrafted cocktails, and their popular sushi bar.
4. Ocean Prime
Enjoy lunch with a view on Ocean Prime’s covered patio. Voted “Best Piano Bar” and “Outdoor Scene” by Tampa Bay Metro as well as one of the “Best Seafood Restaurants in the Bay Area” by Creative Loafing, Ocean Prime serves up a vibrant energy, an impressive menu of seafood and prime cuts of steak, signature cocktails, a Wine Spectator-honored wine list, and truly genuine hospitality.
5. Salt Shack on the Bay
Salt Shack on the Bay is a rustic-refined beach getaway featuring fresh seafood, seasonal cuisine, and tropical cocktails. This unique restaurant is accessible by land or sea, allowing guests to dock up or drive up for an evening of beautiful views and delicious seafood.