Fathers have a special place in our hearts and lives. He’s the man who taught you to ride a bike, tucked you in and walked you down the aisle. Dad’s love to get cards (extra points for hand-made!) and snooze in their favorite lounge chair, but above all Dad’s like to eat! Tampa has tons of delicious options when it comes great eats and we’ve rounded up a few special spots that will be sure to impress your Pop.

 

Wat Thai Temple

This beautiful Buddhist temple established in 1981 offers an incredible outdoor market and lunch every Sunday. You’ll enjoy a great view of the Palm River while you dine on arguably the best Thai in Florida. Dumplings, noodles, curries, assorted desserts and more are all available as well as Vegan and Vegetarian choices.  Be sure to arrive early because this popular location is a staple around Tampa. While Wat Temple dining is an overall inexpensive lunch out, it is cash only so make sure you stop by the ATM on your way over.

King of the Coop

Nashville Hot chicken hits Seminole Heights in a big way! If your Dad loves southern cuisine, he is sure to enjoy King of the Coop! Spicy, fresh and fun- a new twist on southern favorites stand out like creamed collard greens and jalapeno hush puppies cooked to perfection. Opening at 11am on Sundays with outdoor seating. Be sure to bring your water bottle because this delicious chicken brings the heat.

Datz-

A well-known staple of the South Tampa area, Datz continues to dazzle foodies and picky eaters alike. The Chefs at Datz whip up brunch like nowhere else, they offer a wide variety menu with something for everyone featuring fun twists on the classics that they are known for. Biscuits n’ Gravy, “Kitchen Sink” Pancakes and other favorites like Shrimp & Grits, signature cocktails, fresh house-made salads and more. Still hungry? Datz Dough is right next door and continues to delight the taste buds. Their ended brunch is available Sundays starting at 8:30am for all you early birds! Your Dad will love this option but it’s definitely a family option too.

Chow down on Tampa’s best eats and spend some quality time with your Dad this year!

If you want more information about the restaurants we highlighted here or would like us to book reservations for you please contact us at (813) 546-4070

We are also highlighting some of the best activities around Tampa for Father’s Day 2019 on our Facebook page, be sure to check it out!