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Aug 23, 2010 08:16 PM

Who Has the Best Onion Rings - Tampa Bay

If you don't mind sharing, please tell me who you think has the best onion rings in the Tampa Bay area. Also, please include a description of the rings.

Thanks in advance!


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  1. Someone does a burger in tampa that has a huge onion ring on it, i forget who? I remember that one being pretty solid. Also Bern's onion strings are pretty tasty.

    1. Brocato's makes great onion rings. Now I have a craving coming on.

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      1. Dockside Dave's, with locations in Madeira Beach and St. Pete Beach, has very good, large onion rings. They are the beer battered variety and freshly made. At certain times of the year, the onions are sweeter than other times. They also have a breaded/ fried veggie appetizer platter which includes various vegetables breaded and fried the same way as the onion rings, and some of the onion rings are included in the veggie platter.

        1. Finley's Irish Pub in largo has some tasty black and tan rings with horse radish sauce side. the beer batter includes a mix of Guinness and Bass as one might expect from the name, they are good sized rings, and my favorite thing about them is they tend to bite cleanly, meaning the onion doesn't slide out of the crust to scald your lip when you bite into it. BTW they also have the best Reuben I have ever eaten.

          1. Thanks so far you all. But keep em coming. There has to be more of them out there.

            Anyone know of a place that makes the small thin crispy ORs?