Critics Rank Tampa Restaurants Pelagia Trattoria Among Best in Florida

July 01, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News

For Immediate Release Contact:
Darryl McGarity

Critics Rank Tampa Restaurants Pelagia Trattoria
Among Best in Florida

Tampa, FL – Since opening in 2004, Tampa’s Pelagia Trattoria and Executive Chef Fabrizio Schenardi have received critical acclaim from leading national and local food critics celebrating Pelagia Trattoria modern Italian cuisine.

Honors received by the Tampa restaurant include:

• Zagat Survey 2005 and 2006: America’s Top Tampa Restaurant Restaurants

• Cover story of January/February 2006 Restaurant Forum Magazine, “New Style Mediterranean.”

• Pelagia Blue, signature drink of PELAGIA Trattoria, named 2006 Grand Prize Winnter by Hpnotiq & Hotel F & B Executive

In addition to seasonal dishes and special offerings at Pelagia Trattoria, a special signature dessert is now available at this Tampa restaurant.

Bacio di Dama, presented by Pelagia Trattoria Executive Chef Fabrizio Schenardi and Roberto Mori, combines the chocolate hazelnut silkiness and richness of gelato and a cookie sandwich filled with chocolate hazelnut cream.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, the 152-seat Pelagia Trattoria offers indoor as well as outdoor seating and an open kitchen that keeps food preparation in full view of the diners and invites interaction and conversation with the chefs.

The Tampa restaurant also encompasses a private dining area that comfortably seats 16 people, plus a lively bar area that provides the ideal setting for cocktails.

Pelagia Trattoria is open for breakfast every day from 6:30 – 10:30 a.m. Lunch is served from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. daily and dinner is from 5:30 – 10 p.m. nightly.

For information, call 813-313-3235 or go to All major credit cards are accepted and reservations are recommended for this Tampa restaurant.