Prepare your taste buds for an in-depth look into Tampa Bay’s culinary scene. Whether you’re a resident or a visitor, the region entices with a tantalizing mix of long-standing staples and innovative newcomers to the culinary landscape – our readers played a key role in identifying the best of the best.

In October, the discerning readers of Tampa Magazines cast an impressive 244,497 votes across 37 diverse categories to crown their preferred dining establishments. From classic dive bars to high-end gastronomic experiences, health-conscious eateries and vegan/vegetarian havens, to mouthwatering wings and delectable burgers, as well as scenic beachside and waterfront diners, mobile delights of food trucks and everything in between, we’ve got you covered.

Make sure to save this list and refer to it frequently as your trusty guide on your delectable journey to discover the finest dining options in Tampa Bay.

Click an image below to be taken to a category. You will see the winners, runners-up and restaurants voters also loved.

Once viewed, click Back to List” to return to the full list of restaurant and bar categories.

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