From Sunday, Aug. 29 – Monday, Sept. 6, DINE Tampa Bay 2010 will offer amazing deals at many of the Tampa Bay area’s finest restaurants. Participating locations will showcase their fare by offering $25, $30, or $35 prix fixe three-course menus (appetizer, entrée and dessert) throughout the week.

The inaugural DINE Tampa Bay restaurant week, presented by Tampa Bay & Company and the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association, lets diners choose from old favorites to the latest culinary hot spots, nationally known chain restaurants to local chef owned bistros, Asian or Spanish fare to Italian, fondue, tapas and sushi, and from the award-winning restaurants of downtown Tampa to the gourmet gems on the beaches. Participating restaurants include:

  • 400 Beach Seafood & Tap House
  • Avanzare
  • Bella’s Italian Café
  • Blue Water Grill
  • Boizao Steakhouse
  • BRIO Tuscan Grille
  • Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
  • Café Dufrain
  • Café Ponte
  • The Capital Grille
  • CineBistro @ Hyde Park
  • Columbia Café at Tampa Bay History Center
  • The Columbia Restaurant – Sand Key
  • The Columbia Restaurant – St. Pete
  • The Columbia Restaurant – Ybor City
  • Cooters Restaurant & Bar
  • Dempsey’s Steak House at Saddlebrook Resort
  • Donatello
  • Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
  • Fresco’s Waterfront Bistro
  • Gallagher’s Steakhouse
  • The Grape at International Plaza
  • GrillSmith {6 locations}
  • The Hangar Restaurant & Flight Lounge
  • Hula Bay Club
  • Il Terrazzo at Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel
  • Jackson’s Bistro, Bar & Sushi
  • Kona Grill
  • Mangos Restaurant
  • Marchand’s Bar & Grill at Renaissance Vinoy Resort
  • The Melting Pot of Oldsmar
  • The Melting Pot of St. Petersburg
  • The Melting Pot of Tampa
  • Mise En Place
  • Mitchell’s Fish Market
  • The NoHo Bistro
  • Ocean Prime
  • Oystercatchers
  • The Palm
  • Parkshore Grill
  • Pelagia Trattoria
  • Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion Restaurant
  • Ruth’s Chris Steak House
  • Seasons 52
  • Shor American Seafood Grill at Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort
  • Shula’s Steak House
  • SideBern’s
  • Spain Restaurant
  • StarLite Majesty Dining Yacht
  • Tinatapa’s
  • Urban Culinary Cuisine Café
  • Viaggio at The Venue
  • Yacht Starship

Each participating restaurant will provide a special Restaurant Week menu in addition to their standard menu, which will suggest three options for each course. Prices are per person and exclude beverages, tax and gratuities.

Restaurants are encouraged to include Tampa Bay and/or Florida products on their Restaurant Week menu so that the event will leave a lasting impression with diners, including many who may be trying a restaurant for the first time!

For more information about DINE Tampa Bay in 2010, for sponsorship opportunities or to participate, visit; or contact Lauren Bowles at 813-342-4085.

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Marie Gilmore
Marie is the Managing Editor at the Osprey Observer. She covers news, transportation, education and likes to make a positive impact on the community and be 'in the know'!