Domingo Quintero III

Realtor, Keller Williams Realty

Favorite Place For Night Out With The Boys:
Irish 31 – casual sports bar with inside and out seating and great place to watch sports if you don’t want to be too packed; Ducky’s – great for large groups – superb sports bar; (with other couples) Edge – great rooftop bar over Epicurean Hotel;  Haven – awesome atmosphere, great selections of wine and spirits, great selection of cheeses and cured meats, also a great place to throw a small party;

Favorite Date-night Spot:
The Edison Food Lab – unique food in a cozy atmosphere; On Swann – our new favorite Friday night place – get there early though, it gets packed! Crumb & Cork – great wine bar with assorted sharing dishes, downtown

Favorite Spot To Take Out Of Town Guests:
Datz, Ciccio’s & Pane Rustica– the best unique restaurants that South Tampa has to represent

Favorite Place For A Power Lunch:
717 South –  great place for business lunches – not too loud so you can talk privately; Fresh Kitchen – casual – great to place to get a quickly healthy meal in between showing houses!, Ciccio’’s – favorite lunch place – casual, great meals; Oxford Exchange – another great place to meet clients, unique atmosphere, great lounging area and tea bars

Favorite Place For Special Family Occasions:
Bella’s – great family restaurant, great Italian food; kid friendly

Best Place To Watch A Lightning Game With Friends:
Ferg’s – awesome place if you want live outdoor music and be in the mix of things – it is truly a party compound atmosphere during the playoffs! Yeoman’s –  great restaurant with indoor/outdoor bar, great food, and great atmosphere

Best Place To Watch A Bucs Game With Friends:
Ducky’s – very kid friendly in the early afternoons with the duck pin bowling lanes (great for earlier college sports games as well), Irish 31 –  plenty of TV’s and good sports bar food; Blind Goat (absolute must if you are a Steeler’sfan);

Favorite Local Store:
Sara’s Karma Chic Boutique – great place to pick up a gift for your gal; Heads & Tails –  everything you want for Gator, Seminole, Bulls, Buc’s, and Lightning Fans;

Favorite Burger Joint:
BurgerFi –  1000 different ways to build your own burger; fries are awesome

If I’m Going To Eat Or Snack Healthy, I Go To:
Fresh Kitchen – hand down, best grilled bowls I have ever seen; Urban Juice – best juices in Tampa Bay, great healthy meals

Favorite Waterfront Restaurant:
Jackson’s Bistro –  there is no place with a better view of downtown; Cafe Dufrain’s – great little dining spot on Harbour Island; Columbia Restaurant (Tampa Natural History Museum) – great place for outdoor lunch that right off the Riverwalk

Favorite Place To Grab A Meal Downtown:
Bavaro’s – great Italian restaurant and Pizza’s

Favorite Dive Restaurant:
Chubby’s – great Philly cheesesteak sandwiches, subs

Favorite Mexican Restaurant:
O Cocino & Flights – awesome atmosphere and great venue, great food; Bartaco – great area to dine and lounge casually, superb drink selection;

Favorite Place For Authentic:
Catrina’s –  most authentic Mexican food in South Tampa;  Café BT – great French/Vietnamese Fusion restaurant; Piquant – best French Food (must try the Croque Madame!); Roux – all I can say is WOW, unbelievable Creole food

Favorite Weekday Breakfast Spot:
Daily Eats – great breakfast bowls!

Favorite Weekend Brunch Spot:
Green Lemon – best brunch ever; chef has done an unreal job with creating unique dishes with Latin flare

Favorite Italian Food:
Café Paradiso & Osteria Natalina–  no competition for these two. They are the best!

Favorite Asian Food:
Kelp –  best Sushi joint; Royal Palace – Best Thai restaurant

Hidden Gem Restaurant:
Doormet – this place is great to pick up something for lunch or dinner; take a lot of clients here

Best BBQ:
Smoke Shack – hands down, the best ribs, pulled pork, mac & cheese, everything…

Best Place For Wings:
Press Box – still haven’t found anyone that can top them in 19 years

Best Fine Dining Spot:
717 South – cozy booth seating for date night

Favorite Pizza:
Eddie & Sam’s – best pizza ever, from what New Yorkers tell me, it is authentic as heck!

Best Sushi:
Kelp –  great place, great atmosphere, great prices

Favorite Place For Craft Cocktail, And My Cocktail Of Choice Is:
Cask, all of them – too many to choose from

Favorite Place To Sit With A Cup Of Coffee, And My Coffee Drink Of Choice Is:
Buddy Brew – I don’t even drink coffee and I love hanging out here

Favorite Dive Bar:
The Dog –  pool tables, cheap strong drinks, nice outdoor deck

Favorite Place To Grab A Drink Downtown:
Taps –  great atmosphere, best location near Curtis Hixon

Favorite Sports Bar:
Ducky’s – very kid friendly in the early afternoons with the duck pin bowling lanes (great for earlier college sports games as well), Irish 31 –  plenty of TV’s and good sports bar food; Blind Goat (absolute must if you are a Steeler’sfan); Beef O’Brady’s – best place to watch sports with kids any time of the day!

Hidden Gem Bar:
Bella’s – it’s been around for 30 years, doing something right!

Favorite Happy Hour Spot:
Bel Mar Saloon –  great beer and selection

Best Place To Grab A Drink Downtown After Work:
Taps – love sitting on the outdoor lounge area

Best Bloody Mary:
Green Lemon –  they have a bloody mary bar!

Favorite Place For A Long Walk:
and bike ride, roller blading, jogging, etc. –  Bayshore – duh!

Favorite Exercise Class Or Gym:
Orange Theory – best 55 minute work out you will ever have


Favorite Place To Relax Outdoors:
Sail Pavilion – on the water, has a bar and food, we usually bike there and have lunch

Favorite Park:
Curtis Hixon – for events, great open place to throw a ball; Kate Jackson – (for when my kids were toddlers)

Favorite Day Spa:
Massage Studio, Pia’s – I don’t go to Spa’s, but my wife and friends tell me these are the best!

Favorite Museum:
Tampa Museum –  great experience

Favorite Place To Catch Live Music:
Curtis Hixon –  great outdoor concerts here!

Favorite Beach Spot (restaurant):
Undertow St. Pete Beach – was my favorite spot back in my single days

Favorite Bay Area Beach:
St. Pete Beach – quickest beach to get to from South Tampa

Favorite Restaurant Across The Bay (pinellas County):
Parkshore Grill –  great waterfront dining!

Favorite Place Across The Bay:
Downtown St. Pete –  there is so much to do, great place to walk around, tons of events, must go here at least once a quarter

Something Out Of Towners May Not Know About Tampa:
Bayshore Blvd. is the longest unbroken sidewalk in the world