5 Romantic Date Night Spots in the Tampa Bay Area with delicious food! You are bound to find one on the list for your next date night whether it be a girls night or a night out with your partner.
Casa Santo Stefano – Ybor City
This restaurant boasts some seriously amazing Sicilian food! It is housed in a former 1925 Ybor City macaroni factory, the owners have maintained the Ybor city charm and serve some seriously amazing food.
What We Enjoy: Spaghetti Al Nero Con Polpo – Fresh black ink spaghetti, grilled Mediterranean octopus, white wine,
roasted yellow tomato sauce, garlic, shallots, Sicilian olives, spicy Calabrian
peppers, fried breadcrumbs.
Olivia – South Tampa
We love that you can watch as the pasta is being made through the giant windows to the kitchen and the modern ambiance of Olivia! They have tasty Italian dishes and some seriously great cocktails!!
What We Enjoy: Goat Cheese Sformato, Cacio E Pepe, and Sicilian Lemonade
Samurai Blue – Ybor City
If you like sushi, Samurai Blue is the way to go! The location makes for a perfect date night because you can stroll through Ybor afterward and grab a dessert treat! Every sushi roll we have tried here has been delicious.
What We Enjoy: Florida Roll
Ella’s Folk Art Cafe – Seminole Heights
Ella’s offers great comfort food in a fun atmosphere. It has a fun whimsical interior and all sorts of neat dishes and drinks. They usually have live music on the weekends and they sell out of their fried chicken because it is just that good!!!
What We Enjoy: Chicken & Waffles Sammy (pictured below)
Mis en Place – If You’re Feeling Fancy – Tampa
There is some nostalgia with this restaurant because it is the first ever fancy dinner my partner and I went to together! If you are a foodie, you will love their unique plates and cocktails! It is upscale yet comfortable and we have enjoyed every meal we have had so far!
What We Enjoy: The menu changes, but we enjoy getting the charcuterie and cheese, plus any of their seafood entrees!