Tampa Bay’s cuisine is just as unique and rich as our culture. Sip on lavish libations at our waterfront bistros and bars. Take a bite into culinary diversity. Discover our fine dining or farm-to-table restaurants and enjoy fresh seafood and authentic Spanish dishes.
WaZoo Beer Fest
WaZoo features 250+ beers and beverages from 70 breweries worldwide, pub fare and live entertainment throughout the Zoo. Ticket prices are all-inclusive; pay once and enjoy unlimited tastings and entertainment! Advance general admission tickets are $65 (through May 6) and VIP Beastly Beer Club tickets are $125 until sold out. Zoo Annual Members can purchase discounted general admission tickets of $50 (through May 6) with valid membership card at the Zoo’s ticket windows. New this year, the footprint of the event has expanded to include more areas of the Zoo which will be accessible to all guests. A select number of animal habitats will be available for viewing, weather permitting. In addition, "animal ambassadors" will welcome guests and there will be fun outdoor games like corn hole scattered throughout.
Tampa Bay's Foodie Scene
Tampa Bay’s foodie scene tells a distinctive story of its people, its past and its location. Even the trendy, nationally recognized chefs pay homage to our culinary traditions by building fresh, inventive dishes with traditional ingredients. History is served. We keep the area’s rich past alive through our creative cuisine. Locals start their day with Cuban bread and a piping hot cup of café con leche on the brick-lined streets of our Historic Latin Quarter, Ybor City and whether you’re on the waterfront or in Hyde Park Village, our unique cuisine will certainly satisfy.
With a focus on local culture and fresh ingredients, Cigar City Brewing handcrafts a number of inspired brews, ales and lagers. With creations such as the Jai Alai IPA-which is also sold in growlers-and Humidor Geiger’s Hoppy Amber, Cigar City offers a nod to the rich history of Tampa Bay while appealing to modern beer aficionados appreciative of a bold beverage.