Best Hotels With Restaurants In Tampa Bay

February 23, 2014 8:00 AM

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Whether for business or pleasure, you will probably find yourself at a Tampa Bay hotel at some point, so why not live it up and book a hotel with a restaurant just steps away from your room? These restaurants offer not only five-star food, but fast service and convenience as well. The next time you’re looking for a place to stay for that business conference or romantic getaway, check out one of these luxurious hotels with restaurants.

TradeWinds Resort
5500 Gulf Blvd.
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
(727) 367-6461

TradeWinds has a varied selection of bars, quick stops and full-service restaurants all within a short walking distance of your hotel room. If it’s full-service dining you’re looking for, you can choose from Beef O’Brady’s, Flying Bridge, Guy’s Gulfside Grill, Bermuda’s Steak and Seafood and Palm Court Italian Grill. All are quite popular and offer excellent service to guests. With the exception of Beef O’Brady’s, each restaurant also has a unique menu you won’t find anywhere else.

Sheraton Tampa East Hotel
10221 Princess Palm Ave.
Tampa, FL 33610
(813) 623-6363

You will feel like royalty when you stay at the luxurious Sheraton in downtown Tampa. Valet parking, cloud-like beds and spacious rooms invite rest and relaxation in between crazy business meetings or while enjoying a romantic getaway. The restaurant, Panfilo’s Bar and Grill, offers breakfast, lunch and dinner that features fresh, quality ingredients including local seafood and produce. Here, you can get familiar favorites like burgers, steak, seafood and quesadillas.

Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
2900 Bayport Drive
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 874-1234

This huge, luxurious hotel has half a dozen restaurants to choose from. You can find Oystercatchers, Armani’s, 1823 Kitchen & Bar and three different lounges if you just want a cool drink, a snack and a relaxing view of the water. At any time of the day, you can get a fresh seafood entree from Oystercatchers, delectable Italian cuisine from Armani’s or a huge breakfast buffet from 1823 Kitchen & Bar. Your taste buds will never be bored.

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Mainsail Tampa Suites Hotel
5108 Eisenhower Blvd. S.
Tampa, FL 33634
(813) 243-2600

Mainsail has all of the comforts of home and then some, and that includes its on-site restaurant, Latitudes. There is something on the menu for everyone, even the pickiest eaters. Whether you want a juicy burger, fresh seafood, crisp salad or gluten-free pasta, it’s all there. Your seafood and burgers will be cooked just the way you like it and you will never leave hungry.

Hilton Clearwater Beach
400 Mandalay Ave.
Clearwater, FL 33767
727) 461-3222

The Hilton Clearwater has five dining options, but if you want a full-service restaurant, Reflections is the place to be. The varied menu includes some common comfort foods like BBQ pulled pork and juicy burgers as well as some unique options like orange marmalade roasted gulf grouper and citrus-crusted salmon. You can even wash it down with champagne or wine. Please be advised that a children’s menu is not available.

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Amanda Mole has been writing since she was old enough to hold a pencil and cooking since she was tall enough to reach the stove. She believes that food provides more than just vital nutrients: it is an irreplaceable part of countless cultural and social activities. As a Tampa Bay resident for the past 21 years, she is well acquainted with the incredibly diverse range of restaurants, bars, and food festivals that the area has to offer. Her work can be found at