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The Tampa Bay Area Restaurants


  • 2507 S. MacDill Ave. Map It
  • Hyde Park

Updated 04/24/2014

Fodor's Review

Local restaurateur B. T. Nguyen has earned quite a following since opening her first eatery more than two decades ago. Her modern take on conscientiously sourced local ingredients fits well within its upscale South Tampa surroundings, and the high-style Vietnamese cuisine features fresh herbs grown on-site and a drink list that includes organic sake martinis—some flavored with herbs from that same garden. With a motto like "eat local, think global," the menu is inevitably sophisticated yet simple, with creative offerings like Shaken beef, a go-to dish for regulars, consisting of cubed filet mignon flavored with cognac and shallots. Vegetarians and vegans can rest easy here, with options such as Food Karma (braised tofu, edamame, eggplant, and ginger in coconut broth over black rice). Casual dress is acceptable, but patrons tend to dress up.

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2507 S. MacDill Ave., Suite B, Tampa, Florida, 33629, United States

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Updated 04/24/2014


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May 23, 2009

Good food but overpriced

Yes, the food is quite good. But the prices make this place just plain not a good value. There are many excellent Vietnamese and Thai restaurants in this area, and there just is no need for a $75/couple asian meal here!

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