What do people in St. Petersburg and Tampa order most for delivery?
Are you curious to know what your neighbors order for delivery? We’ve done the research and gathered the top 10 most popular delivery foods in St. Petersburg and Tampa, Florida, so now you know!
From wings to burgers, and more unique picks like oxtail and salchipapas, local residents like a wide variety of cuisines. Use these 10 foods as inspiration for your next order. What are you in the mood for? Order now.
If you’re a wing lover, look to Locale Market
in St. Pete for traditional smoked wings or gochujung crispy wings—spicy, Korean baked chicken wings with flavors of red chili. If you’re in Tampa looking for wing delivery, choose between balsamic, buffalo, BBQ, garlic parmesan or honey Sriracha wings (or let’s be real, all of the above) at Tampa Pizza Company
With a name like The Burg Bar & Grill
, the burgers have
to be good. If you’re craving a big, juicy patty in St. Pete, the choice is yours between classics like a double bacon cheeseburger or something more creative like the gyro feta burger. In Tampa, Duffy’s Sports bar
offers decadent burger options with toppings like fried eggs, bacon jam and fried onion straws.
For a killer pad Thai in St. Pete, Sab Cafe
offers a “go-to noodle dish that never disappoints,” made with rice noodles, eggs, sprouts, green onions and crushed peanuts. In Tampa, Hao Wah‘s version boasts stir-fried flat noodles, eggs, bean sprouts, onion, cilantro, basil, and peanuts with a special pad Thai sauce.
Old Key West Bar and Grill
in St. Pete serves up a penne dish smothered in a house-made Cajun Alfredo sauce and topped with your choice of chicken, salmon or shrimp. And whether you’re in St. Pete or Tampa, you can always order delivery from Chili’s
—they offer their ever-popular Cajun pasta with penne, Alfredo sauce, chili spices, Parmesan cheese, tomatoes and green onions.
Fajitas & Burritos
For sizzling fajitas served on a bed of peppers and onions with rice, beans, pico de gallo, sour cream, cheese and your choice of chicken, steak, shrimp, veggies or carnitas, check out the menu at Nueva Cantina
in St. Pete. At Beef ‘O’ Brady’s in Tampa, opt for a trio of shrimp, steak and chicken grilled with peppers and onions and served with salsa, cheddar jack cheese and sour cream.
Invented in Florida, the Cuban sandwich is a must when you’re in the Sunshine State. If you’re in St. Pete, order from Old Southeast Market
for a sammie with roasted pork, salami, ham, provolone, mustard and pickles. For a classic on Cuban bread with roast pork, salami, ham, Swiss, pickles, yellow mustard and lettuce and tomato, Zudar’s
in Tampa is where it’s at.
Whether you prefer spiced lamb and beef or chicken, get your gyro from Acropolis Greek Tavern
in St. Pete, topped with tomatoes, onions and tzatziki sauce. In Tampa, things get a little crazy at Pita’s Republic
, offering pitas with pesto chicken, caesar chicken, Baja fish, shawarma, Philly steak and cheese or traditional gyro meat—all topped with fresh veggies, olives and pickles.
in St. Petersburg offers a few Mediterranean salads including a falafel salad; a tabouli salad; and a Greek salad with lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, onion, feta cheese, olives, olive oil and oregano. In Tampa, Intelligent Gourmet
dishes up theirs with organic leaf lettuce, tomato, cucumber and chickpeas, feta cheese, green olives, kalamata olives and Greek dressing.
Salchipapas is a Latin American street food of sliced sausage and potatoes (typically french fries), sometimes with eggs, ketchup, mayo or peppers. In St. Pete, order from Smiley’s Deli
for all-beef franks over fries covered with mozzarella cheese and special sauce. For salchipapas in Tampa, you can find it on the kids menu at El Rincon Peruano
or at Frutas Frescas
served with Creole potatoes, fried all-beef hot dogs and salsa rosada.
Oxtail—the culinary name for cattle tail—is a pretty popular delivery dish in Florida! In St. Pete, Rush Hour Chicken and Waffles is cooking up marinated, braised oxtails served on a bed of rice, while Taste Of The Islands offers Oxtail Como Meals. In Tampa, opt for a Jamaican version of stewed oxtail with carrots and butter beans in savory brown gravy from Jerk Hut, or the Vietnamese version from Bamboozle Cafe—beef pho with oxtail.
Now that you know what the rest of St. Petersburg and Tampa likes to eat, what’s for dinner?
Find out what you can get in your neck of the woods.