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Jul 24, 2009 05:32 AM

Dinner for the night before the Bar Exam in Tampa

Along with 1000s of others, I am taking the bar exam next week in Tampa. We are going to Bern's after the test, but I was looking for a couple of places to go for Monday and Tuesday nights. Anything not too far from the Convention Center area would be perfect. I appreciate any help in making it through this thing!

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  1. El Puerto in Ybor City on 5th Ave & 17th St. Its an Argentinian place, good steaks and delish Dulce Tres Leche. This is one of my faves. It's good for groups.

    1. Just wrote a review on Cafe Dufrain, an easy walk from the Convention Center. I think I posted it on Tuesday or Wednesday, so check a bit down.

      One of the best meals I've had in Tampa. I do agree with the El Puerto suggestion as well, but its going to be a streetcar ride from the Convention Center and a bit hard to find if you're not accustomed to the area.

      And good luck on the Bar exam!

      1. My husband took the last bar exam and his suggestion is brown bag it Monday and Tuesday stay in your room and go over your notes. Good Luck Juli

        1. Haha, that's prob the best idea but not the most fun:) If you do decide to check out El Puerto you could either take the trolley or try to catch one of the little golf cart cabbies. They run all around S Tampa including the convention center and Ybor, they are free, they just run off tips. I think you can catch them at most hotels in the area.

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