Check out the 3 most popular spots in Tampa's North Tampa neighborhood

Photo: Truly Forever Bridal/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 17, 2020.

Looking to uncover all that North Tampa has to offer? Get to know this Tampa neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a cigar bar and tobacco shop to a Caribbean market. 

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

1. Casa De Montecristo By Tampa Humidor

Photo: mark h./Yelp

Topping the list is tobacco shop, cigar bar and lounge Casa de Montecristo by Tampa Humidor. Located at 1418 E. Busch Blvd., Suite 105, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 37 reviews on Yelp. 

Yelpers note this shop is packed with cigar aficionados on weekends and offers an impressive inventory of humidors, lighters and ashtrays. Relax in the lounge area, which features plenty of comfy seating, domino tables and friendly bartenders. Drink options include beer, wine and coffee. 

2. Truly Forever Bridal

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Next is bridal spot Truly Forever Bridal, situated at 1102 E. Busch Blvd. With 4.5 stars out of 29 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

At this large store, you can expect a selection of wedding dresses, evening gowns, shoes, jewelry and more. And this spot's creative team is standing by to help you find the evening gown that best suits the occasion and your budget, according to Yelpers.

3. Caribbean Trade & Grocery

Photo: shana s./Yelp

Grocery store Caribbean Trade & Grocery is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 11502 N. Nebraska Ave., Suite 101-102, 4.5 stars out of 10 reviews.

If you're cooking rice and beans, find scotch bonnet peppers and more at this market. This spot stocks fresh produce, meat, Jamaican soda and frozen items as well as hot dishes like jerk chicken. And if you're in the mood for reggae music, find CDs for sale outside. 

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