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Published on November 06, 2019
Explore the 4 most popular spots in Tampa's Lowry Park Central neighborhoodSulphur Springs Sandwich Shop | Photo: Enzo C./Yelp

Visiting Lowry Park Central, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Tampa neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a sandwich joint to a doughnut shop.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Lowry Park Central, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Sulphur Springs Sandwich Shop

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Topping the list is Sulphur Springs Sandwich Shop, a spot to score desserts, sandwiches and salads. Located at 9000 N. Florida Ave., Suite A, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting five stars out of 280 reviews on Yelp. 

The menu features sandwiches made with fresh breads, meats such as in-house roasted turkey and beef, farm fresh produce and homemade dressings. Try the Rolando on fresh Cuban bread (it's made with pastrami, melted American cheese, slivered onions, potato sticks and Angel's aioli) or the roasted pork and bacon with gouda and baked apples. Besides sandwiches, also find get coffee, tea, baked goods and meat by the pound.

2. Tasty Cajun

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Next up is Cajun/Creole spot Tasty Cajun, which offers seafood and more, situated at 1000 W. Waters Ave., Suite 6. With 4.5 stars out of 88 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. 

The menu features fresh seafood by the pound, in mixed boils and fried platters. Try the Cajun combo with jumbo tender shrimp, clams and crawfish plus your choice of sides such as corn and potatoes.

3. Famous Tate Appliance & Bedding Center

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Famous Tate Appliance & Bedding Center, a spot to score appliances and mattresses, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 8317 N. Armenia Ave., 4.5 stars out of 40 reviews. 

"Serving the Tampa Bay area with great deals since 1954," states the business on its website.  The store boasts a solid selection of washers, dryers, ovens, microwaves and more. Expect to find more than 30 top brands in stock including GE, Kitchenaid and Whirlpool. 

4. Nicola's Donut Shop

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Nicola's Donut Shop, a spot to score doughnuts and more, is another neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 105 Yelp reviews. Head over to 902 W. Busch Blvd. to see for yourself. 

By closing time, this spot has frequently sold out of its classic and gourmet doughnuts, according to Yelpers. Choose from more than 40 flavors including rocky road, maple bacon, red velvet cake, jelly-filled and s'mores. (View the menu.)


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