New Restaurants Opening Soon in Tampa Bay


Sienna Harrison

If you’re tired of eating the same food daily, you can look forward to these new restaurants opening in Tampa Bay. Foods from all different cultures will soon be entering the area. It’s always nice to have food options from other places.

Kosen: Its owners plan to bring New York and Tokyo vibes to this new restaurant. A press release said Chen has plans to make a $250 per person, 18-course reservation. There will be separate rooms that can hold up to ten people with a sushi counter, and a separate dining room that will accommodate 25 people who can take part in a 10-course, $150 per person chef’s tasting menu.  

Location: 307 W Palm Ave Tampa  

Flatbread and Butter: Will feature a one-of-a-kind 3-D printed coffee bar from Palm City company Printed Patio. The café and brunch spots are known for their many kinds of expresso drinks and matcha lattes, in addition to a small menu of burritos, loaded toast, yogurt bowls, breakfast sandwiches, pizzas, and of course, flatbreads.  

Location: 160 W Tyler St. Tampa  

Fat Boys Pizza- a New Orleans- based pizza chain is making its way to the Bay, and the company claims to have the “World’s biggest pizza slices.” The pizza chain has locations in Louisiana and Mississippi and plans to open ten restaurants across the Tampa Bay region. Fat Boy’s serves up its pizza in either a half-slice, a 10- and 16-inch pie, or a “whopping 30-inch pie”. The chain also has wings, waffle fries, salads, and meatballs.  

Location: No exact address was announced  

Chef Tony Macaroni % Co- Previously at the Seminole Heights American Legion, the Brooklyn-born chef is now moving north. Macaroni’s new restaurant will open at Tampa Food Park. There’ll be a large bistro-like outdoor patio, a stage for entertainment, and plenty of parking. The menu will feature a “few dining” dish like branzino, octopus’ salad, calamari and more. We will also offer made-to-order personal pizzas and calzones.  

Location: 5226 Gunn Hwy, Tampa  

Elevenses: This Tampa bakery is about to have a permanent home in Tampa for its unique treats. Although the opening date is flexible, owner Jade Yelvington told Creative Loafing Tampa Bay that she’s aiming for early 2023 in the Ybor neighborhood. Just a short stroll through its Instagram shows that the minds behind Elevenses can whip up any sweet treat imaginable, from macarons and cookies to custom-order cakes, cinnamon rolls, brownies, and pies.  

Location: 1001 E Colombus Dr. Tampa  

Toastique: Known for its healthy breakfast and grab-n-go options, Toastique boasts a full menu full of loaded toast topped with proteins like smoked salmon, Italian Meat, sundried tomato tuna and honey-roasted peanut butter. The rest of its menu is filled with smoothies like the “Superfruit” – made with acai, strawberry, banana, blueberry and apple juice.