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The latest additions to Midtown Tampa, a vibrant city within a city. With storefronts now open and more on the way, this bustling complex at the southeast corner of N Dale Mabry Highway and Interstate 275 is a must-visit destination. Explore a diverse range of shops, a stylish hotel, modern office spaces, and an abundance of delectable dining options. Prepare yourself for an unforgettable experience in Midtown Tampa.

Where to eat

Discover a world of culinary delights at Midtown, where fantastic restaurants await your taste buds. Start with Shake Shack, a pioneer in the area that has garnered much excitement since its opening in summer 2021. But that’s not all! Here are a few more of our top recommendations:


 

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True Food Kitchen: Indulge in healthy, flavorful eats at this gem co-founded by Dr. Andrew Weil and backed by Oprah Winfrey. Located in the heart of Midtown, True Food Kitchen offers a mix of dine-in and takeout options. Their menu boasts an array of veggie-focused dishes and bowls, ensuring both your taste buds and your body will thank you.


BellaBrava: Step into a world of Italian culinary delights at BellaBrava, the second location of this renowned restaurant. With a chic and intimate interior, complete with a lively bar, it’s the perfect spot for lunch, dinner, or, better yet, happy hour. Enjoy $6 glasses of wine and sangria, $4 well drinks, and more as you savor the flavors of Italy.

 


Ponte Modern American: Prepare for an upscale dining experience at Ponte Modern American, the latest venture from esteemed chef Chris Ponte. This refined establishment boasts a stunning bar and dining room, curated with impeccable attention to detail. Indulge in their delectable food and cocktail menu, with options such as the tempting $39 martini and a trio of succulent wagyu steaks.


 

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Sunda New Asian: Embark on a culinary journey inspired by Southeast Asia at Sunda New Asian. This trendy dining destination, opened in June, caters to all your Asian-inspired cravings. From a superb sushi selection to tantalizing entrees featuring black cod and grouper, every dish is prepared with the utmost care. And don’t forget to explore their cocktail and dessert offerings, infused with the same Asian flair that permeates the entire menu.


Where to shop

Look out for eye-catching murals painted by talented local artists and join in monthly events like trivia nights, yoga sessions, music bingo, and markets. Immerse yourself in the world of public art, including a stunning sculpture by acclaimed artist Okuda San Miguel and mesmerizing blue metal butterflies created by Los Angeles artist PunkMeTender adorning the parking garage.

Whole Foods has relocated to Midtown Tampa, offering all your grocery needs in a convenient location.

Indulge your sweet tooth at William Dean Chocolates, a beloved Belleair Bluffs business now with its second location here. Explore their selection of intricately decorated specialty chocolates, featured in the “Hunger Games” movies. Don’t forget to try their delicious coffee and gelato!

REI has arrived! Explore Florida’s fifth REI store, the first on the west coast. Gear up for your outdoor adventures with a wide range of hiking, camping, and biking essentials.

Step into Joffrey’s, the premier coffee shop in Midtown. This Florida-based coffee company, known for being the official coffee of Walt Disney World, presents a new flagship location. Enjoy your favorite drip coffee, espresso beverages, and smoothies in a comfortable indoor and outdoor seating area. Don’t miss the opportunity to take home unique flavors of bagged coffee only available here. Perfect for remote work too!


Where to park

Abundant free parking! No more hassle of searching for a spot. At Midtown Tampa, you’ll find convenience and ease.

To find ample parking, head to the side nearest N Himes Avenue and be greeted by the impressive Waterview Parking Garage. Need a closer spot? Across from Ponte, near the Cypress Street entrance, awaits a spacious free parking lot. Plus, enjoy the luxury of valet parking at select restaurants.

Experience the freedom of stress-free parking at Midtown Tampa.

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