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Best things to do in Tampa Heights, Tampa

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

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“Armature Works is a fully restored mixed-use building that breathes new life into the historic Tampa Heights neighborhood. With its unobstructed view of the Hillsborough River, the historic structure has been reinvented as a premier community destination with innovative eateries, Heights Public Market, reimagined event spaces and an exclusive coworking space. Heights Public Market is a food-lover’s dream and a truly innovative concept in Tampa. The 22,000 sq-ft industrial market features an open floor plan with communal seating surrounded by restaurants showcasing the top chefs and restaurateurs in the Bay Area. Heights Public Market also includes a “Show + Tell” workshop that hosts an array of events such as cooking classes, wine tastings and pop-up dinners in collaboration with market tenants.”
86 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Ulele (pronounced You-lay-lee) celebrates the vibrant fusion of ingredients from Florida waters and land once home to many Native Americans, including the young princess Ulele. Expect intricately flavored, visually appealing dishes prepared on the 10' diameter barbacoa grill. On Tampa's Riverwalk. Dogs welcomed! ”
84 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“More than a great beer selection! Live music, local meet ups, great sandwiches!”
67 locals recommend
Noodle House
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“This is by far our favorite restaurant in Tampa. A unique ramen bar with modern flair.”
45 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Member of a hip, locally based chain offers pizza in both NYC thin-crust & Chicago deep-dish styles. Get your own bottled beer out of the cooler. Cash Only”
34 locals recommend
Food Court
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“THE HALL, WE ARE REINVENTING THE DINING EXPERIENCE BY WASHING AWAY LIMITATIONS TO REDISCOVER THE POSSIBILITIES OF TASTE. SEVEN DIVERSE CULINARY EXPERTS COLLECTED WITHIN ONE SPACE, WORKING TOGETHER TO DELIVER THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE DINING EXPERIENCE IMAGINABLE. WALK THE HALL WITH COCKTAIL IN HAND AND ENGAGE OUR TASTE ARCHITECTS, OR ENJOY SIT DOWN SERVICE FROM OUR ATTENTIVE STAFF. DICTATE YOUR EXPERIENCE, YOUR WAY. LIVE MUSIC, DIVERSITY OF THOUGHT IN BOTH FOOD AND EXPERIENCE, THE HALL IS THE LIVING, BREATHING EMBODIMENT OF THE PHILOSOPHY WE ARE BETTER TOGETHER.”
28 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Hop on The Brew Bus for our weekly Friday Night Heights loop around Seminole Heights, Tampa Heights, and the surrounding areas. Friday Night Heights is a weekly shuttle event in the Ybor City, Seminole Heights and Downtown Tampa area which runs a continuous loop from 7pm-12am for just $10 ”
26 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Often features live music on weekends, this iconic neighborhood rock bar is low key and great fun.”
23 locals recommend
Park
“The enclosed splash pad/playground combo is a nice stop along the Riverwalk. Wear the kids out before treating yourself to a fun meal at Ulele or Armature Works, which are both next door to the park. ”
24 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Just down the street, a small craft brewery pouring samples & selling homebrewing & winemaking supplies in its taproom.”
15 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Spaddy's offers an array of specialty and traditional coffee beverages along with premium locally sourced teas. Their courtyard offers you a destination in which you can kick back, relax, and enjoy your hand crafted beverage, hangout with friends or get some work done (we have wifi) all in a relaxed environment in the Heart of Seminole Heights. ”
23 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Sitting just on the North side of downtown Tampa is Hidden Springs Ale Works. Ide go back just for the cool cups and coasters but the beer is great too!”
8 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Awesome spot for pizza and wings with indoor and outdoor seatings. They also have a package license so you can buy a six-pack of craft beer to take with you!”
21 locals recommend
Bakery
“It's a bakery...need I say more? One of the only bakeries that still makes authentic Cuban bread, a Tampa staple the old-fashioned way.”
14 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Rick's is a great little spot tucked away on the river with full bar, descent food menu and live music on the weekends. Also great for people watching ;)”
18 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“ Expertly made coffee with really nice indoor seating as well as a beautiful outdoor patio. On your way to downtown!”
8 locals recommend