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Datz

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4.32/5
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46 Ratings
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

2616 S MacDill Ave
Tampa, Florida, 33629-7220
United States

(813) 831-7000 | map
datzdeli.com

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Added by Paratrooper321 on 03-09-2009

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
46
pDev:
10.65%
 
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Photo of ktrillionaire
5/5  rDev +15.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

This place has their game TIGHT. The place does great business, stays packed, has everything - from deserts - to soda - to food - and, of course, beer. Everything is world-class, too.

Huge tap list, huge bottle list, beer brewed specially for them by Cigar City (Soggy Loaf/Pumpernickel Rye Porter), and frequent cask tappings make this place a force to be reckoned with on the Tampa beer scene. Frankly, I don't think anyone can hang at this point.

Atmosphere is great, if a bit frenetic. Quality is phenomenal. Service is great. Selection of everything is jaw-dropping. The confections and deserts are stunning. The food is delicious and generously portioned. The prices are reasonable.

Datz is a must if you are in the area.

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5/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of HamptonStation
4.98/5  rDev +15.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Awesome restaurant/bar with a great selection of craft beers. I don’t make it out to this part of Tampa often, but I always stop in when I am in the area. Great Sweets also!

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Photo of RayYanks23
4.83/5  rDev +11.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Don't let the "Deli" name fool you, this place has all the beer you want. The bottle selection is great and 20+ taps had a great variety. They also have beer tastings on Tuesdays and are in the process of adding more tap lines. The food was amazing and the staff was all very friendly. Parking was a little tight, but once you find a place you won't have to go anywhere else until 10:00 when they close. Wine and cheese is also one of their specialties, but I did not find a better seletion of beer in the Tampa area.

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Photo of CDCNAM
4.75/5  rDev +10%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of Bruce0920
4.68/5  rDev +8.3%

Photo of halo3one
4.64/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of tommy5
4.63/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Pfunk237
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 5

I guess they resolved the parking issue, they added a parking lot about 400ft down the road.

They have these home made chips on the side; drizzled with Maytag blue cheese saucey stuff & scallions, crazy good.

They had only six drafts, but you know they should have unusual drafts, instead sierra nevada(yawn) and blah blah. I mean you only got 6 so why not stick brooklyn reserve or some crazy dogfish head like Fort, They did have Cigar City Mudoro Brown for $3.00 pint nice deal.

There bottle selection is huge, and priced up & down.I had a double dead guy in the bottle and a great brisket sandwich.

I had a cream sickle cake thing WOW.and I got the best smoked salmon to go.

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Photo of calcio360jrd
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 5

This is the place i goto every time i drive up to cigar city in tampa. Good draft beer selection, especially soggy loaf, a beer made by cigar city exclusively for them, always seem to have a couple other cigar city drafts as well. They also seem to always have a special cask ale or 2 for sale, i think it is a rotating lineup.

The food here is top notch. Best pastrami sandwich i have ever had and the bacon mac and cheese was fantastic as well.

Great place that is ALWAYS crowded, can't wait til the next time im in tampa to visit DATZ!

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Photo of Spider889
4.45/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Visited on 7/12/11 before we stopped through Cigar City.

The place is easy to find, though parking was on a side street a short walk away if I remember correctly.

A very large space with tons of seating downstairs, as well as a working deli counter on the side and bar in back, bottles for sale in front. Near the back bar were shelves of sixers as well. We were seated upstairs where shelves of liquor line the walls, presumably for sale. News paraphernalia lines the rest of the walls.

Nice wooden furnishings and yet modern ambiance. Very large and tempting menu, though many items were a little on the pricey side. There was a second bar upstairs as well.

Tap list was a respectable size - approx. 20 taps plus a cask beer. They have a special brew called "Soggy Loaf" (Pumpernickel rye porter) which is brewed solely for Datz by Cigar City. Get it, it is a phenomenal brew. The other taps are mostly local stuff to FL or the south.

Huge portions on the food, and excellent quality. We ordered a cheese plate which wound up being utterly massive. They had some pretty fun cheeses to choose from as well, a number of which were beer themed/infused.

Overall Datz is clean, warm, spacious, and suited for many tastes - be it food for there or to go, beer and liquor to consume there or to go. I will definitely stop back if i am ever again in the Tampa area.

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Photo of Roze
4.41/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of markgugs
4.34/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of Chaney
4.33/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

The official deli of the Cigar City Brewing Co. (Not really, but close enough.)

My wife and I went here after reading many reviews (on BA and otherwise), and after visiting Cigar City. The employees at CCB promote this place rather heavily.

Atmosphere: We arrived about noon or so, and the crowds were already starting to congregate. This place has everything!: A restaurant, bar, bakery, convenient store... you name it! Impeccably clean, with some modern decor, and with some brick work that still gave the place sort of a rustic feel.

Quality: The quality of the beer and food was great, with a particular shout out about "Soggy Loaf," which is a porter that Cigar City brewed for and is exclusive to Datz.

Service: No problems here. The waitress was prompt with our order and always kept our water and beer glasses full.

Selection: About 30-40 taps, with an even more extensive bottle selection. In terms of food selection, this place boasts a HUGE selection of sandwiches, but it not just a mere deli. It's a full scale restaurant with gourmet side dishes and all.

Food: My pastrami sandwich was awesome as well as my wife's turkey. Generous portions served with gourmet chips.

Value: A lot has been made of the high prices here. I honestly don't think that $10-12 bucks for a gourmet sandwich is that bad of a deal. In terms of beer, the prices were around $5-7, depending on the brew. Again, pretty standard.

I would eat/drink here again in a heartbeat! As a matter of fact, my wife and I mentioned to each other periodically the next day what a great experience we had at Datz.

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Datz in Tampa, FL
Place rating: 4.32 out of 5 with 46 ratings
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