4 Must-Try Dining Experiences in Downtown Tampa

Tampa has been lauded as one of the nation’s best kept culinary secrets, and with good reason. Downtown is home to quite a few restaurant concepts that boast innovative menus inspired by cuisine from all over the world. Here’s a line-up of the best dining experiences to try in downtown Tampa:

1. Cena
Situated in the popular Channel District of Downtown Tampa is a modern Italian restaurant concept that has delighted locals for years. Cena, lead by Chef Michael Buttacavoli, features a fresh take on Italian classics with an emphasis on fresh, locally sourced ingredients. The entire dining experience is complemented by the sleek stylish décor and a can’t-skip dessert menu that has been the highlight of several food critic reviews.

2. Bizou Brasserie
Located in one of Downtown Tampa’s most iconic historic buildings, Bizou blends a casually inviting atmosphere with a high-end dining experience. It’s a great place for friends to enjoy a culturally diverse menu, thoughtfully crafted cocktails and conversation. American classics are updated with a hint of French-Creole inspiration and prepared with seasonal, regionally sourced ingredients. Guests will want to save room for art-inspired pastry desserts are as visually appealing as they are tasty.

3. Malio’s
Steak and seafood lovers will delight in the fine dining experience Malio’s offers its guests. USDA Prime Beef and the freshest seafood available are accompanied by a selection of more than 200 wines in its stylish, upscale setting. With a reputation for unparalleled service, it’s no wonder why Malio’s has provided 35 years of outstanding fine dining service to Tampa’s discerning culinary enthusiasts.

4. Anise Global
For those with adventurous palates and indulgent spirits, Anise offers internationally inspired collection of small plates in an inviting, urban-chic atmosphere. Guests are invited to enjoy a meticulously curated culinary experience, featuring flavors from around the globe and masterfully crafted cocktails.

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