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The 8 Best Fast Food Restaurants In Tampa

Updated: October 6, 2021

Need something delicious in your belly ASAP? These are our favorite fast food spots in Tampa. We surveyed the top review sites and analyzed millions of reviews for the best fast food in Tampa. These spots serve up the best pita, burrito, sandwiches, burgers, and hot dogs - what will you choose?

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Acapulco Taqueria

Mexican, $, Oakford ParkMexican, $Tampa, Oakford Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • That's So Tampa, 2019

    The Top Ten Taco Spots in Tampa

    That's So Tampa, 2019
  • Creative Loafing, 2019

    25 hidden Tampa Bay taco spots you should’ve tried by now

    Creative Loafing, 2019

Taco Dirty

Mexican, $$, Courier CityMexican, $$Tampa, Courier City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • That's So Tampa, 2019

    The Top Ten Taco Spots in Tampa

    That's So Tampa, 2019
  • U-Nation, 2020

    Best Tacos in Tampa Bay: UNATION Picks

    U-Nation, 2020

Metro Diner

American, $$, Bon Air NorthAmerican, $$Tampa, Bon Air North
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Tampa Magazine, 2019

    2019 Sandwich Hunt Winners

    Tampa Magazine, 2019
  • My Area Network, 2019

    Best Fried Chicken in Tampa

    My Area Network, 2019

Thee Burger Spot

American, $, Tampa HeightsAmerican, $Tampa, Tampa Heights
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Big 7 Travel, 2020

    The 7 Best Burgers In Tampa

    Big 7 Travel, 2020
  • My Area Network, 2020

    Where to Find the Best Burgers in Tampa Bay

    My Area Network, 2020

Taqueria Emanuel

Mexican, $, Northeast MacfarlaneMexican, $Tampa, Northeast Macfarlane
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • That's So Tampa, 2019

    The Top Ten Taco Spots in Tampa

    That's So Tampa, 2019
  • Creative Loafing, 2019

    25 hidden Tampa Bay taco spots you should’ve tried by now

    Creative Loafing, 2019

Gulf Coast Sourdough & Wild Yeast Breads

$, East Tampa$Tampa, East Tampa
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0
  • Tampa Magazine, 2019

    2019 Sandwich Hunt Winners

    Tampa Magazine, 2019

Crazy Burrito

Mexican, $, Northeast MacfarlaneMexican, $Tampa, Northeast Macfarlane
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Kay's Kitchen

University SquareTampa, University Square
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    4 top spots for chicken wings in Tampa

    Hoodline, 2020

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Tampa. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 7862 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 266 lists and articles from Creative Loafing, That's So Tampa and U-Nation and others were carefully reviewed by boam. For example, we considered Creative Loafing - 25 hidden Tampa Bay taco spots you should’ve tried by now, That's So Tampa - The Top Ten Taco Spots in Tampa and U-Nation - Best Tacos in Tampa Bay: UNATION Picks as we sourced this ultimate list. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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