Clarion Hotel & Conference Center
2701 E. Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL 33612
Phone: (813) 971-4710
Fax: (813) 977-0155
2701 E. Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL, US, 33612
- Phone: (813) 971-4710
- Fax: (813) 977-0155
Minutes from the USF Tampa campus, the food at Broadway Pizza surpasses the convenience of a great location. Broadway is known for its pizza and late night delivery service, they are open until 4 am on weekends and even deliver beer. But most of the menu options are tasty and served in generous portions. The restaurant offers full-service in-house dining as well, so patrons can enjoy a BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger pizza or a platter of curly fries with cheese well into the night. No wonder Broadway is a favorite of USF students and Tampa locals alike!
Those in the Japanese know head to this spot to dine on such favorites as Tempura, Beef Teriyaki and Kushiyaki; or try a fish sampler that offers an assortment of fish. For the more exotic tastes, try a sushi or sashimi sampler platter.
When you're in the mood for excellent Indian cuisine, a visit to this very trendy restaurant will satisfy all your spicy cravings, mild or hot. Located near the University of South Florida, local patrons and students alike enjoy the cozy atmosphere and savory food of Taj. The menu has ample offerings of lamb, seafood, beef and chicken creations, as well as numerous vegetable dishes in a variety of flavored sauces. Complement your entree with an order of garlic flat bread. To cool your taste buds, order a Lassi—the creamy cool yogurt drink of India, in assorted fruit flavors.
Everything at McAlister's Deli is made to order just the way you like it using only the freshest and finest ingredients. From the triple decker turkey, bacon and ham McAlister's Club to the gigantic Spud Max tater, be prepared to enjoy generous palate-pleasing portions that won't leave you hungry. Order a party platter featuring assorted sandwiches and sides, and the deli's signature sweet tea for special events. Open for lunch and dinner, it is the perfect place to stop for tasty soups, salads, sandwiches, desserts and spuds before heading to Busch Gardens less than five minutes away. - Vickie Ferguson
Boba, or "Bubble Tea," the latest beverage craze, makes its way to Tampa from the West Coast. Boba Internet Cafe is a great place to make Boba-addicts out of curious customers. The brightly colored lounge is adorned with local artwork, as well as wild orchids from around the world. Featuring free internet, an X-box console, and several comfortable chairs, Boba Cafe is a great place to unwind. Of course, the drinks and pastries are great too. Tapioca pearls known as "Boba" may be added to a variety of coffees, teas, and fruit flavored slushies, creating a new experience in drink-sipping.
Enjoy the atmosphere of this small cozy restaurant with wood and bamboo accents amid a serene atmosphere serving authentic Vietnamese cuisine. Choose from a diverse selection of delectable dishes from an extensive menu of authentic noodle soup, spring rolls, chicken, beef and pork entrees. There are also flavorful fried rice dishes and red snapper, a chef specialty. Along with the meal, enjoy a glass of wine, cold beer, or a frozen or blended cocktail. Save room for coconut, ginger, or green tea ice cream to cool your palate. - Vickie Ferguson
Casual, friendly atmosphere, attentive service and exceptional Indian cuisine is what to expect at Jai Ho Indian Cuisine. Serving a variety of dishes, the restaurant specializes in Chinese and Arabic dishes as well as traditional Indian cuisine. The restaurant has an extensive lunch buffet during the week with 15 choices and on the weekend with 30 choices of assorted vegetarian and non-vegetarian selections, kabobs, goat or chicken biryani, flavored rice, fresh fruit and desserts. Jai Ho reopens for dinner at 5pm with a full menu of such favorites as chicken curry, tandoori shrimp and fish masala along with fluffy Indian naan bread. - Vickie Ferguson
Taqueria Monterrey has been serving the Tampa area authentic Mexican cuisine based on traditional recipes for many years. Using the freshest ingredients, you will experience carefully crafted dishes accompanied by a selection of salsa, garnishes and toppings prepared daily to ensure a flavorful Mexican meal. Savor the crunchy texture of hand-made tortilla shells, cooked daily, stuffed with aromatic vegetables or tender meat slow-cooked over mesquite charcoal on the Al Pastor vertical grill. Taqueria Monterrey has a family-friendly atmosphere staffed by expert chefs and helpful staff. -Vickie Ferguson
Come experience the flavor of Jerk Hut Jamaican Grille where flavorful food, colorful drinks and energetic music will transport you to exotic tropical islands. This casual yet upscale restaurant features traditional spicy dishes such as jerk pork or chicken, curry chicken or shrimp and tasty Jamaican beef patties along with a full bar guaranteed to quench your thirst. Make plans to stop by on Thursday karaoke night or tap your feet on Friday and Saturday nights with Reggae music. On Sunday, delight in the numerous offerings of the Caribbean brunch buffet accompanied by the sounds of steel drums. They are open daily from 11:30 on. - Vickie Ferguson
Kaleisia Tea Lounge provides a mixture of New World teas with the ancient blends of the Orient. With over 100 loose-leaf teas to choose from, you are sure to find a tea to suit your palate. From their wall of teas, tea enthusiasts can compare different teas from around the world by touch and smell. In the lounge, enjoy assorted beverages made to order such as Thai tea, Asian Fusion smoothies and Chai Lattes. Stop by for lunch and choose from the all Vegan menu with food items such as hummus and chips, Asian noodles and avocado wraps then top off the meal with selected desserts. Kaleisia has on-going scheduled events throughout the year. - Vickie Ferguson
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature bread sticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruchetta, calamari, ravioli and eggplant parmigiana line their lengthy menu. More exotic items like salmon, chicken dishes and innovative pizzas are also available. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garden has a range of low fat and low carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu- their cakes, custards and ice creams are sure to win you over. Lunch and take out menus are available.
If you have a hankering for seafood this is the place to go. Red Lobster has a wide variety of good eats for the whole family. Various appetizers, special entrees, drinks and desserts ensure a menu with something for just about anybody. Lunch and dinner menus include shrimp, soups and salads, seafood platters, chicken, steak and pasta. For calorie-counters, choose from the LightHouse Menu, which highlights dishes that won't cause you to tip the scales. A Kid's Menu is available with fine fare for the little ones like chicken fingers and mac & cheese. Be sure to save room for a scrumptious dessert. Gift Cards are available as a great gift for the seafood lover.