Here are Tampa's top 3 Spanish spots

Here are Tampa's top 3 Spanish spotsVizcaya Restaurante South | Photo: Ben M./Yelp
Published on April 22, 2020

Looking for a mouthwatering Spanish meal near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top spots serving Spanish tapas and more around Tampa, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to achieve your dreams.

April is one of the top months of the year for consumer spending at restaurants across the Tampa area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that helps small businesses get more reviews. Estimated daily customers at Tampa-area restaurants rose to 56 per business in April of last year, second only to March with an average of 60, and 7% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. Columbia Restaurant

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First on the list is Columbia Restaurant. Located at 2117 E. Seventh Ave. in Historic Ybor, the Spanish and Cuban spot is the most popular Spanish restaurant in Tampa, boasting four stars out of 2,453 reviews on Yelp.

2. Vizcaya Restaurante South

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Belmar Gardens's Vizcaya Restaurante South, located at 3671 S. Westshore Blvd., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the tapas bar, Spanish and Basque spot four stars out of 283 reviews.

3. Nilsa's Puertorican Bistro

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Nilsa's Puertorican Bistro, a Latin American, Puerto Rican and Spanish spot, is another go-to, with four stars out of 108 Yelp reviews. Head over to 9002 N. 40th St. to see for yourself.

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