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Bizou Brasserie Makes Way for Sal Rosa, a Caribbean Concept, in Downtown Tampa’s Le Méridien Hotel



Bizou Brasserie Makes Way for Sal Rosa, a Caribbean Concept, in Downtown Tampa's Le Méridien Hotel

The highly acclaimed New American restaurant has abruptly shuttered its doors.

Capture the allure of Le Méridien! Witness not only people striking poses on its iconic steps, but also venture inside its newest restaurant for an unforgettable dining experience.

Introducing Sal Rosa Kitchen + Bar: A vibrant Caribbean-inspired experience, replacing the previous Bizou Brasserie at the historic hotel.

Discover downtown Tampa’s newest culinary gem, Sal Rosa Kitchen + Bar. Situated at 601 N Florida Ave, this stylish eatery is proud to be the flagship restaurant of the iconic Le Méridien boutique hotel—affectionately known as “The Courthouse.” Get ready to tantalize your taste buds as Sal Rosa prepares to open its doors this fall.

Experience the best of Island Latin cuisine and Caribbean themed cocktails at our brand-new restaurant! Indulge in a mouthwatering blend of flavors while sipping on specialty drinks from Illy Coffee, and be sure to save room for our delectable gelatos and pastries. Plus, our on-site cafe and dessert shop ensure you never have to go without your favorite treats. Join us for an unforgettable culinary journey at Le Méridien.

Get ready for the highly anticipated debut of Sal Rosa’s social media platform in September! While the exact grand opening date remains a mystery, exciting renderings shared on Instagram offer a glimpse into the bar and restaurant’s stunning ambience. Prepare to be amazed by the vibrant and spacious setting adorned with lush greenery and contemporary designs.

Mystery surrounds the closure of Bizou Brasserie, leaving us pondering when the exact moment happened. However, there’s no doubt that the hotel has been actively transforming its restaurant space for the past few weeks in absolute silence.

Bizou Brasserie, the upscale new American restaurant with a French-inspired menu, has bid farewell. Its website has been taken down, social media pages transformed, and Google lists it as “permanently closed.” While the establishment boasted a refined dining experience, patrons frequently voiced concerns over high prices and minuscule portions.

Witness the charm of a century-old federal courthouse-turned-hotel, complete with a brand new signature restaurant, Sal Rosa. Indulge in one of our 130 chic boutique rooms, take a dip in our refreshing outdoor pool, and explore the unique meeting spaces converted from the building’s former courtrooms.


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