Given the city’s proximity to the Gulf of Mexico, it should come as no surprise that so many Tampa restaurants specialize in fish and shellfish. Gulf snapper, seasonal oysters, and American sturgeon caviar are the signature dishes at Oystercatchers, which is frequently ranked as one of the best seafood restaurants in Tampa. Meanwhile, surf and turf lures diners in at Mitchell’s Fish Market. Even the local bars and grills get into the seafood game, with hotspots like The Pub Tampa Bay serving blackened fish tacos alongside the typical pub grub.

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