Notable Restaurants In Tampa Bay For RNC



Hey, did you know there’s a big convention coming to town? Yes, we’ve been bombarded with media coverage about the RNC, possible hurricanes disrupting it and more. For those of you not interested in doomsday scenarios, here are a few restaurants where you’re most likely to run into some notable politicians or media types.

Bern’s Steak House 
Award-winning steaks, seafood, with over half a million bottles of wine
1208 S. Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606

Columbia Restaurant – Ybor City
Authentic Tampa cuisine (Cuban, Spanish and Italian influences)
2117 East 7th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33615

Ocean Prime Steakhouse & Seafood
Upscale “glam” setting, a favorite of executive women in the area
2205 North Westshore Boulevard Tampa, FL 33607

Mise en Place
Creative, New American cuisine, small plates, tasting menu
442 West Kennedy Boulevard Tampa, FL 33606

Malio’s Prime Steakhouse
Power brokers gather here to see and be seen
400 North Ashley Drive #310 Tampa, FL 33602

La Teresita
Open early and open late (24 hours on weekends)
3248 West Columbus Drive Tampa, FL 33607

Iavarone’s Steakhouse
Where the locals go for libations, steak and Italian food
3617 West Humphrey Street Tampa, FL 33614