Looking to uncover all that Bayshore Beautiful has to offer? Get to know this Tampa neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a beauty spot to a sushi bar and Japanese restaurant.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Bayshore Beautiful, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Flirt Wax Bar
Topping the list is waxing, permanent makeup and eyebrow service spot Flirt Wax Bar. Located at 4004 S. MacDill Ave., Suite 2, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting five stars out of 200 reviews on Yelp.
Services include Brazilian wax, microblading, lash lifts and more. (View all services.)
2. Cheese Please
Next is cheese shop, wine tasting room and wine bar Cheese Please, situated at 3225 S. MacDill Ave., Suite 103 With five stars out of 143 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.
Attend one of this spot's wine and cheese tastings, and you'll find cheeses like potato chip gouda, whiskey cheddar and grand noir blue paired with wines from Clooney's bar. If grilled cheese is your thing, try The Facts of Life, which is made with French triple crème brie, raspberry jalapeño compote and apple slices.
3. The Mediterranean Chickpea
Vegan, vegetarian and Mediterranean spot The Mediterranean Chickpea is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 3217 S. MacDill Ave., Suite C, five stars out of 120 reviews.
Tampa Bay News named The Mediterranean Chickpea, which offers offers wraps, dips, pies, salads and more, to its list of the city's top 25 food spots. Try popular items like the falafel wrap, beet salad, spinach pie and cilantro-jalapeño hummus with pita bread.
Yoko's, a sushi bar and Japanese spot, is another neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 209 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3217 S. MacDill Ave. to see for yourself.
At this spot, try chef Riza creations like jaletuna bites, which consist of tempura fried jalapeño filled with spicy tuna and cream cheese. The menu also features classic sushi rolls including salmon, white tuna and yellowtail; also try specialty rolls like the Hawaiian, made with tempura shrimp, pineapple, cream cheese and topped off with sweet chili sauce.