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schoenick Sep 13, 2009 12:41 PM

Has anyone been to The Lime on South Howard Ave in Tampa lately? What is your review? Good, bad, indifferent.

Thanks in advance!

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    andy huse RE: schoenick Sep 14, 2009 08:16 AM

    i ate there once. seems like more of a drinking place. The food was decent, but nothing special. I'd like to hear other opinions, as i only dined there once.

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      luvscannoli RE: andy huse Sep 14, 2009 06:44 PM

      i think it's more bar later at night - the food is really good. their ribs are awesome. perfect. a little sweet, more tangy and smokey. and i really like the pork - it's all done on large rotisseries in the kitchen. definately worth a try -- but remember, the later you go, the more likely you are to get caught up in the bar scene.

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      TampaNativeThatLovesNYC RE: schoenick Sep 15, 2009 05:34 AM

      I agree, not bad food but def more of a bar scene. I had a party there and the finger foods were not bad at all. Also, I do not know if they still serve breakfast/brunch, but I ate their bfast one time and it was actually pretty tasty!

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        OlHungryBastard RE: schoenick Sep 15, 2009 07:52 AM

        I concur with the above comments. It is a good wine/beer bar. When it is not too crowded I really like drinking there. The simple cocktails are fine but I have not ordered anything too fancy. The food can be pretty good. I have had some things that I really liked and I work with a guy who loves lunching there. That being said, there are some strange things on the menu so if it sounds odd, don't order it.

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          JillyLeigh RE: schoenick Sep 18, 2009 08:39 PM

          As others have stated, it is certainly more of a nightlife place. With that said, I have lunch there on several occasions (mainly very hungover on Saturday mornings when the wait at next door Daily Eats was WAY too long). Try the Tampanian bowl- delicious and very filling for the price, I believe it was only $7.50 at lunch. I actually had enough for two decent sized meals.

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            schoenick RE: JillyLeigh Sep 20, 2009 08:06 AM

            Awesome - thanks for all the feed back.

            To JillyLeigh - your call to eat at The Lime vs Daily Eats was a good one. My understanding is that they are both owned by the same people and share some menu items. That said, will definately try their Tampanian bowl.

            thanks again.

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