Restaurants in the Convention Center and Host Hotels

The Tampa Convention Center has several walk-up food stands located within the building, including the Bay Bar & Bistro which will be accessible during the meeting.

The Marriott Waterside Hotel has several restaurants and a Starbucks onsite.

Embassy Suites Tampa Downtown has Trolleys American Grill open for lunch and dinner and a Starbucks onsite.


Restaurants in Downtown Tampa

Downtown Tampa offers a wide variety of food options within 1 mile of the Tampa Convention Center and host hotels.

List of dining options from Visit Tampa Bay

Interactive map

Printable downtown restaurant guide

Below are top picks recommended by the local planning committee. Links to menus and other information can be found by clicking on the restaurant name, and directions from the Tampa Convention Center are provided under MAP IT.

Less than 1 mile
Columbia Café Cuban cuisine To Columbia 10-20
Hablo Taco Mexican food To Hablo 10-20
Jackson’s Bistro Seafood and Sushi To Jackson’s 20-30
Precinct Pizza Pizza and Heroes To Precinct 10-20
The Taco Bus Mexican food To Taco bus 10
TOOJAYS New York Deli cuisine To Toojays 10-20
Yeoman’s Cask and Lion English Pub Food To Yeoman’s 10-20
Thai Thani Thai cuisine To Thai Thani 20-30
1-3 miles
Columbia Restaurant-Ybor Cuban cuisine To Columbia 20-30
Irish 31 Irish pub and cuisine To Irish 31 10-20
AVA Pizza/Italian cuisine To AVA 20-30
Ulele Native-inspired foods/seafood To Ulele 20-30
Fly bar and restaurant Local cuisine To Fly bar 20-30
Ybor City Brewpub Bar food To Brewpub 10-20
Acropolis Taverna Greek cuisine To Acropolis 10-20


7th Avenue – Courtesy of Robert La Follette


Columbia Restaurant – Courtesy of Robert La Follette

Food Trucks

Many food trucks operate in and around downtown Tampa. Locations and days of operation change on a regular basis. Check the Food Truck schedule for details.