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The 7 Best Spanish Restaurants In Tampa

Updated: May 2, 2022

Looking for Tampa's best patatas bravas or spiciest chorizo? These are the Spanish spots doing it best. We referred to millions of reviews and analyzed top local sites and these Spanish restaurants came out on top. Send your taste buds on holiday with mussels and glasses of Sangria at these Tampa dining destinations.

Find the perfect Spanish restaurant

Columbia Restaurant

Cuban, $$$, Historic YborCuban, $$$Tampa, Historic Ybor
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • My Area Network, 2020

    Spanish and Latin Restaurants in Tampa Serving Takeout

    My Area Network, 2020
  • Tampa Bay Date Night, 2019

    Tapas in Tampa

    Tampa Bay Date Night, 2019

El Puerto Restaurant & Grill

Latin, $$, Historic YborLatin, $$Tampa, Historic Ybor
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • My Area Network, 2020

    Spanish and Latin Restaurants in Tampa Serving Takeout

    My Area Network, 2020
  • CultureTrip, 2017

    The 10 Best Restaurants In Ybor City, Tampa

    CultureTrip, 2017

Carmine's Restaurant and Bar

Cuban, $$, Historic YborCuban, $$Tampa, Historic Ybor
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0
  • My Area Network, 2020

    Spanish and Latin Restaurants in Tampa Serving Takeout

    My Area Network, 2020
  • CultureTrip, 2017

    The 10 Best Restaurants In Ybor City, Tampa

    CultureTrip, 2017

The Soho Backyard

American, $$, Courier CityAmerican, $$Tampa, Courier City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

M.Bird at Armature Works

Pizza, $$, Tampa HeightsPizza, $$Tampa, Tampa Heights
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5

Spain Restaurant & Toma Bar

Spanish, $$, DowntownSpanish, $$Tampa, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • My Area Network, 2020

    Spanish and Latin Restaurants in Tampa Serving Takeout

    My Area Network, 2020
  • Tampa Bay is Awesome

    27 AWESOME Spots for DATE NIGHT in Downtown Tampa

    Tampa Bay is Awesome

Columbia Cafe on the Tampa Riverwalk

Spanish, $$, Channel DistrictSpanish, $$Tampa, Channel District
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Tampa Bay is Awesome

    27 AWESOME Spots for DATE NIGHT in Downtown Tampa

    Tampa Bay is Awesome

How does it work?

Figuring out the best Spanish restaurants can take awhile. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 7417 restaurants, and 260 lists and articles from top sources like Tampa Bay is Awesome, CultureTrip and Tampa Bay Date Night. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Tampa Bay is Awesome - 27 AWESOME Spots for DATE NIGHT in Downtown Tampa, CultureTrip - The 10 Best Restaurants In Ybor City, Tampa and Tampa Bay Date Night - Tapas in Tampa. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Frequently asked questions

The highest-rated Spanish restaurants for delivery in Tampa are Marino's Cafe, Caribbean Twist, and El Puerto Restaurant & Grill.

There are 28 Spanish restaurants in Tampa.

Columbia Restaurant, Columbia Cafe on the Tampa Riverwalk, and Spain Restaurant & Toma Bar are the highest-rated Spanish restaurants for a date night in Tampa.

Columbia Restaurant, Papi's Cafe, and Marino's Cafe are the highest-rated Spanish restaurants for take-out in Tampa.

Columbia Restaurant, Caribbean Twist, and El Puerto Restaurant & Grill are the highest-rated Spanish restaurants that are good for groups in Tampa.

Drink pairing tips

  • Riesling and crab curry


    Try coupling crab curry with a white wine like crab curry to balance its spicy flavours.

  • The perfect match for your lobster

    Experts recommend pairing a lobster with a glass of Chablis, a popular white wine.

Factoids

  • October = Spanish festival

    If you’re a big fan of Spanish, then you should definitely consider visiting the Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festivale in California, The United States

  • A taste for luxury

    In 2019 in Tokyo a bluefin tuna was made that sold for p$3,082,610.

  • National Seafood Month

    seafood lovers in The United States indulge in seafood come October to celebrate National Seafood Month.

Parking info

Finding parking in Tampa can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Spanish spot.

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