Servers at The Anchor Bar tote half-pound angus beef burgers and frosty brews from the full bar to diners seated on the outdoor patio. In addition to crisp salads and margarita flatbreads, the servers also deliver chicken wing appetizers tossed in one of eight different sauces ranging from sweet barbecue to the award-winning hot honey buffalo.
The Tampa Bay Times credits owners John Harr and Justin Schuver with the revitalizing the old Slice space, turning it into the causal eatery now known as Islands Pizza. The duo gave the menu a pep talk, pairing popular pies with new offerings of hearty calzones and Italian grinders. While miniature overhead lights cast Hollywood-like spotlight on each of Island's steaming, hand-tossed pizzas, adult diners can cool down piping hot mouth with the bar's cool cocktails and 12 beers on tap, or catch reruns of Cheer's in its original Gaelic on the restaurant's flat-screen TVs.
In a monthly, newsletter-style magazine, Insight Tampa keeps Bay-area residents updated on the people, places, and happenings within their community. Articles serve a broad readership, appealing to culture connoisseurs with art listings, athletes with features on marathons, and night owls with reviews of the most fruitful vole-hunting grounds. Besides reporting on local events, Insight Tampa also gets in on the fun by throwing parties that range from culinary celebrations to pirate pub crawls.
Far away from the honking cabs and aggressive balloon-hawking mimes of downtown, That's Amore Restaurant sits hidden amidst the lofty palm trees and sunny walkways of Harbour Island. Water taxis en route to the restaurant cruise across the Garrison Channel, drawing ever closer to the sight of the lush front patio and the aroma of sizzling garlic.
The source of the fragrance can be found within the restaurant's kitchen, where chefs are hard at work folding fresh seafood, chicken, and veal into the southern Italian dishes lauded by reporters from Creative Loafing as hearty and soul satisfying. Servers carry these dishes out into the bright dining room, where vibrant murals of rustic Italian cityscapes sweep across the wall and lofty windows reveal spectacular views of the downtown skyline. The restaurant plays host to live entertainment nightly, including piano and vocal performances and improvisational haikus from internationally renowned entertainers.
With a stay at Embassy Suites Tampa Downtown in Tampa, you'll be minutes from Tampa Convention Center and Tampa Bay History Center. This hotel is within close proximity of Tampa Bay History Center and AIDS Memorial Park.
Make yourself at home in one of the 360 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Your pillowtop bed comes with cotton sheets and down comforters, and all rooms are furnished with double sofa beds. Relax and take in city and pool views from the privacy of your room. 32-inch LCD televisions with premium TV channels provide entertainment, with wired and wireless Internet access available for a surcharge. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Enjoy recreational amenities such as an outdoor pool and a fitness facility. This hotel also features wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.
Enjoy a meal at a restaurant or in a coffee shop/café. Or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Mingle with other guests at a complimentary manager's reception, held daily at evening. At the end of the day, relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.
Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, business services, and express check-in. Planning an event in Tampa? This hotel has 9000 square feet (836 square meters) of space consisting of conference/meeting rooms, small meeting rooms, and a ballroom. Parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
Both Oishi Japanese Restaurant's locations showcase Asian-inspired décor, from the ceiling covered in bamboo accents to the marble-topped sushi bar framed by a glass case of seafood. Chefs entertain lunch and dinner diners with "fire shows" at hibachi grills where they sear vegetables, seafood, meat, and wrinkled shirts. Diners also cozy up to unfinished wood tables and booths as servers deliver spreads of Japanese steakhouse cuisine, fresh sushi rolls, and desserts.