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Best Tampa Bay Cheap Eats


As the world economy slows down, we may want to tighten our belts, but we still need to fill our stomachs. Splurging at top-rated restaurants is fun for special events, but where can you go for a good quality meal that won't break the bank? Gather the change out of your piggy bank and sofa cushions and take it to one of our selections for the best cheap eats in Tampa Bay.

 

Ceviche Tapas Bar & Restaurant Spanish
13/20
Dining Room at Ceviche Tapas Bar & Restaurant, St. Petersburg, FL Ponce de Leon Hotel
10 Beach Dr. NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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Tapas bar and restaurant along St. Petersburg's emerging "restaurant row." More...

Chattaway Burgers
10/20
358 22nd Ave. S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
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Tree-shrouded, casual neighborhood hangout offering the reliable Chattaburger. More...

Fly Bar & Restaurant Eclectic
13/20
Dining Room at Fly Bar & Restaurant, Tampa, FL 1202 N. Franklin St.
Tampa, FL 33602
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In a rehabbed 1920s storefront, this Tampa spot is "fly" alright, and the buzz in deafening. More...

Gigi's Italian Restaurants Italian
11/20
105 107th Ave.
Treasure Island, FL 33706
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Pizza eatery (since 1967) with a variety of reliable Italian dishes. More...

The Hurricane Seafood
12/20
809 Gulf Way
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
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Smashing Florida sunsets, grouper sandwiches and local live music. More...

Kopper Kitchen Contemporary
12/20
5562 Central Ave.
St. Petersburg, FL 33707
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Consistently friendly, busy neighborhood restaurant. More...

La Teresita Cuban
12/20
7101 66th St.
Pinellas Park, FL 33781
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Authentic Cuban and Spanish cuisine in a casual environment. More...

Mel's Hot Dogs Hot Dogs
Quick Bite
Temple Terrace
4136 E. Busch Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33617
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Offering standout hot dogs in Tampa since 1973. More...

Skipper's Smokehouse Seafood
12/20
910 Skipper Rd.
Tampa, FL 33613
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Down-home Florida fare is the backdrop for this live blues venue. More...

Skyway Jack's Southern
12/20
2795 34th St. S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

Once past the eccentric lawn decorations, a sturdy, diner-style breakfast or lunch awaits. More...

Yummy House Chinese
13/20
2202 W. Waters Ave., Ste. 1
Tampa, FL 33604
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One of Tampa's only authentic Hong Kong-style Chinese establishments in an unprepossessing strip mall. More...


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