Comfort Suites Near Raymond James Stadium
5421 West Waters Avenue
Tampa, FL 33634
Phone: (813) 880-8938
Fax: (813) 880-8958
Located on Florida Mining Boulevard in Tampa, Mike's Pies has some of the best key lime pies to offer. Featured in many magazines and television shows, Mike's Pies is almost a tourist attraction given the number of out-of-towners that come here with a hankering for one of 'em pies! Mike's baked miracles are now shipped all across the United States, you'd even some of their products at one of your local restaurants. Check their website for more details.
Warehouse is the key word when describing this store. This huge shop houses thousands of silk flowers and dried flowers, as well as multiple types and styles of wreath bases, pottery, silk arrangements, dried arrangements, an assortment of every type, size and color of basket, flower containers, and gift items. If you like making your own dried or silk arrangements, or if you're looking for an unusual gift, head for Val's to shop your way through a very large, reasonably priced selection of craft items.
This conveniently located bakery has been serving customers excellent baked goods for more than 30 years.Breads and rolls including Portuguese, cheese and Cuban, a variety of croissants and an assortment of pastries, cookies and Danish are baked here daily. Cakes of all kinds are a specialty and the bakery's staff designs exquisite wedding cakes. Those on the go can nip in here, pick up a sandwich, pizza or empanada, and add an espresso for a quick meal.
Jenn's Wine Shop is the place to go to make your choice from a wide selection of quality goods available by the bottle or case from around the world. Well-stocked and reasonably priced, Jenn's selections include assorted wines, beers and champagnes. Knowledgeable staff is on hand to discuss the different blends and to assist in shipping your purchases anywhere in the US. Enjoy a glass of your favorite port or bottle of beer at the in-house bar or relax at the Bacchus Lounge. The first Saturday of each month features an early evening wine-tasting event and music.
In business since 1959, this tiny bakery is loaded with freshly baked pastries, cookies, cakes, pies, cheesecake, flan and bread pudding. For a taste of authentic Greek pastry, try the multi-layered baklava; for an Italian sweet tooth, try the delectable cannoli. From the deli, choose a crisp chef salad with ham, turkey and roast beef or select a sandwich on fresh baked bread or Cuban rolls. For any special occasion or family get-together, an assortment of sandwich platters, vegetable and dessert trays and hot entrees are available. Call in advance.
Doing business since 1984, Blondie's Cookie's has been serving the freshest baked cookies for years. The family owned business uses a variety of original recipes developed with customer satisfaction in mind. At the shop, choose from over 20 scrumptious cookies and assorted chewy brownies. Each delicious goodie is made from scratch daily using the freshest ingredients and no preservatives. Peruse the shop and choose from an array of items including gift boxes and baskets, tins filled to the rim with luscious treats, cookie cakes, and party trays for special events. You can also shop Blondie's other location at the Westfield Brandon Mall. - Vickie Ferguson
Custom Creations Café & Bakery brings back memories of times past within the original structure and unique architecture of the Pickford's Sundries drugstore built in 1949. With its old-fashioned soda fountain and colorful pink exterior walls, it is the place to go to start the day off just right. The café serves fresh gourmet coffee, French toast, fluffy pancakes, and biscuits and gravy for breakfast, as well as fresh made soups, salads and specialty sandwiches for lunch. Stop by the old-fashioned soda fountain for a hand mixed milk shake or try one of their delicious in-house bakery items including rich chocolate brownies, pastries, cookies and cheesecake. - Vickie Ferguson
Westfield Citrus Park is a two-floor, 1 million square foot shopping mall with anchor stores such as Dillard's, JCPenney, Macy's and Sears. It also includes a Regal Cinemas multiplex theater and Dick's Sporting Goods, open as of 2007. After shopping if you feel hungry, you can fulfill your gastronomical delights at the plentiful food court.
Tate & Tilly, conveniently located in north Tamp, has a variety of fun and trendy novelty items and assorted gifts to fit most any occasion. From colorful wristlets perfect for carrying important items to university themed wine goblets, there is something fun and unique about shopping at Tate & Tilly. The store also carries handbags, backpacks, lunch totes, travel bags, and monogrammed water bottles in a variety of colorful and fun designs. For your office or den, themed notepads, calendars, scented candles, and even decorative matches are a few of the intriguing items you will find in the store. - Vickie Ferguson
Upscale shopping is what you can expect at mi bebe featuring fine apparel, accessories, bedding, and gift items for babies, toddlers, and young children. You will find everything you need at the Westchase store including décor items, crib bedding, diaper bags, and plush blankies, The store also carries an extensive line of children's school accessories, including lunch boxes, and backpacks, along with education and fun toys and games. At Mi bebe, you will also find a selection of christening clothing, gifts, and accessories, specialty items and apparel for holidays and birthdays, and assorted shower gifts. - Vickie Ferguson
Keep Me In Stitches has everything needed for sewing projects, including sewing cabinets designed to customer specifications, state-of-the art sewing and embroidery machines, sergers, and an impressive selection of quality metallic, silk, print, and hand painted fabrics. For sewing enthusiasts, the shop offers classes and club memberships to keep customers up-to-date on specific sewing and embroidery machines. Gift cards are also available. For customer convenience, visit their second store located at 4237 West Kennedy Boulevard in South Tampa. -Vickie Ferguson
For over 30 years, the staff at CC's Boutique has provided quality gowns to the Tampa Bay area, maintaining one of the largest inventories of prom dresses. Conveniently located at International Plaza, customers have an impressive selection of beautifully designed bridal, prom and homecoming gowns for every shape and size. Select from Jovani, Le Femme, Faviana, Valenta, Casablanca bridals, and more for the perfect gown for a special occasion. If you are traveling to St. Petersburg, CC's has a second store at 770 4th Avenue North. Both boutiques carry a wide variety of styles at reasonable prices. -Vickie Ferguson