Tampa is one of the best cities to visit in Florida with your entire family or even explore on your own. With plenty of museums, botanical gardens, flea markets there is something to do for everyone, whether you’re a tourist or not. Even couples looking for romantic getaways and exciting things to do, will not be disappointed.
Foodies are going to revel in the range of dishes available to them that they won’t find anywhere else in the world. For the true taste of Tampa, there’s one thing you just can’t miss out on. That’s right, you guessed it. It’s devil crabs.
Golden on the outside, with a melt-in-your-mouth texture on the inside, these crispy delights are perfect for any occasion. And they are a signature street food item of the Tampa Bay area with a rich, cultural history and unique blend of Spanish, Portuguese, andCuban flavors and spices.
Pappy’s Devil Crabs
Some of the best devil crabs are right here at Pappy’s Devil Crabs. Not only has Chef Pappy been part of the foodie community for over twenty years now, he has a deep connection and association to the food itself. Being a part of the migrant community allows you to have a different experience with food and to be able to share it with others is an honor and a privilege.
Falling in love with the process behind making food and presenting your home cuisine to others, is the key to cooking well. And that’s our most special ingredient in not just Chef Pappy’s devil crabs but other products at our restaurant as well. They are made fresh and you can purchase them online as well. They are also available in smaller size for catering purposes.
Let Chef Pappy’s innovative twist to this traditional dish be the perfect wrap-up of your trip to Tampa. Food is the best way to bring people together and the right food can make each celebration stand out. Invoke nostalgia in your lives with the great tasting food and the best memories you can make.
Available in beef, chicken and crab, we also offer empanadas at only $2.16. Empanadas are perfect to serve any occasion and are a great snack on the go. They are fulfilling and made with a light and fluffy pastries. You can even make a meal out of them and satisfy your cravings at the same time. Chef Pappy makes them with just the right balance of flavors and kick!
Pappy’s Mini-stuffed potatoes
Nothing to round up a day of sightseeing, exploring, laughing and having fun than a hearty meal. With wholesome ingredients that can make you feel good, Chef Pappy’s mini-stuffed potatoes are the perfect main on their own but you can also as a side. Whatever your preference, make sure you douse it with just the right amount of butter or cheese so you can get that comforting feeling you desire.