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Taste of South Tampa Restaurant Week 2020 could help boost local economy amid the pandemic

Event runs October 10 to 18
Posted at 4:25 AM, Oct 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-09 07:54:34-04

TAMPA, Fla. — Saturday marks the start of Taste of South Tampa Restaurant Week 2020.

The South Tampa Chamber of Commerce says this gives foodies an opportunity to enjoy great deals at local restaurants.

Dozens of restaurants in the South Tampa area are participating by offering discounts on food and drinks.

You can pick up a free printed copy of a dining passport at participating restaurants to get those deals.

Every day of Restaurant Week you have a chance to win a $25 gift card to one of the restaurants.

To enter:

  • Eat at a participating restaurant
  • Get your passport stamped
  • Take a picture and tag @TasteofSouthTampa and use the hashtag #TasteWeek2020
  • Share your picture on Facebook or Instagram to be automatically entered to win

Leaders say the goal of Restaurant Week is to support South Tampa’s food and hospitality industry while giving people something to look forward to after months of canceled events.

“We’re just excited to to continue to support local businesses and promote South Tampa as open for business,” said Kelly Flannery, President & CEO of South Tampa Chamber of Commerce.

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Officials say this is a way to help stimulate business and revenue throughout the community.

“This is our call to action opportunity for us to say come into South Tampa, come experience our restaurants,” said Flannery.

Taste of South Tampa Restaurant Week runs from October 10 to 18.

Here’s a list of participating restaurants and deals:

American Social
One FREE drink with any purchase 4 p.m. – 7 p.m., October 10– 18

Awful Waffle & Pop Culture Specialty Popcorn
20% off purchase

Big Island Poke
Special: Momo bowl: Ahi tuna, crab salad, edamame, bell peppers, cucumbers over glass noodles with sesame soy and spicy mayo.

Boca Tampa
Complimentary cocktail or appetizer with purchase of an entree

Bonefish Grill
Complimentary bang shrimp with purchase of 2 entrees and 15% off total bill (excludes alcohol)

Bougie Pizza
15% a food item of your choice when you present your Restaurant Week passport

Bull Market
Taste of Tampa Bowl: white and brown rice base with spicy pork, ginger beef, crispy Brussel sprouts, pickled red onions and a side of bull sauce

Bulla Gastrobar
(Lunch Monday-Friday) 3 Course pre-fix menu $18.95+, (dinner Sunday - Saturday) 3 course pre-fix menu $30+

Buy One Get One Entrée when you dine in with them.

Cask Social Kitchen
Cask Signature Sampler :$15 - Bite sized tastings of Cask's Signature Menu Items - Nashville Hot Chicken Slider, Buffalo Cauliflower, Truffle Deviled Eggs, Candied Bacon, & Mini Chicken and Waffles

Centre Club
HALF OFF Cigar City Burger ($16+) or Tampa Honey Cuban ($12+). Available for dine in or takeout. Reservations Required. Business attire strictly enforced. Available October. 12 - 16, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Chicken Salad Chick
Purchase a Chick Special & drink and receive a Free Scoop/Sandwich & a drink (Cannot be combined with any other offer)

Chicky Chicky Bang Bang
BOGO: Buy any chicken sandwich, get the second sandwich free

Cluck Yeah
15% a food item of your choice when you present your Restaurant Week passport

15% a food item of your choice when you present your Restaurant Week passport

Devito's Italian
Free unlimited house wine with dinner

15% a food item of your choice when you present your Restaurant Week passport

Flames Indian Cuisine
15% off all dine in or take out

Forbici Modern Italian
Tortellini all Vodka Cheese Stuffed Tortellini, San Marzano tomato, Stracciatella, Chili threads/ "The Green Machine" 72hr fermented pizza dough, pesto, stracciatella, spinach, roasted tomatoes

Irish 31
Free i31 Whiskey Shot, Cocktail or Signature Drink with Any Purchase! i31 Whiskey is Irish 31's signature small batch whiskey available exclusively at their family of pubs. Offer valid only at Irish 31 Hyde Park during Restaurant Week - Must be 21+ with valid ID.

Little Midway
Buy One Pint of Ice Cream Get One Free

Nekter Juice Bar
20% off entire bill or BOGO Superfood Oats

Nothing Bundt Cakes
Buy One Bundtlet Get One Free - Offer Valid for up to 2 Free Bundtlets

Poke Burri
10% off entire order. Special Menu item: Sushi Corndog

Sally O'Neals
Large 3 topping gourmet pizza and a 32oz growlers of craft beer for $30

Sarges BBQ
20% off total order. Spend $20 or more and be entered to win a Sarge's T-Shirt. (Names drawn at the end of the week)

Shula Burger
Free Milkshake with the purchase of an entrée

Spaddy's Coffee Co.
20% off (retail excluded) free 4oz sample of cold brew or heights cold brew

Tampa Pizza Company
BOGO: Buy one pizza get a free pizza of the same size

The Hatchery
$5 Chicken and Specialty Sandwiches and Fries