1920’s Inspired Restaurant Features “Gulf Coast Soulful” Cuisine in Downtown Tampa


Tampa Bay, FLA (June 21st, 2023) The Dan, downtown Tampa’s newest restaurant on the scene, is making headlines for its unique, Gulf Coast inspired menu thoughtfully curated to exude influences from the Gulf Coast. Since the restaurant’s recent opening, The Dan has filled seats and served dishes that satiate the foodie’s palate with flavors fused from old tradition and modern cooking styles. 


The Dan’s menu can be described as “Gulf coastal with soul” and highlights both local ingredients and classic dishes, balancing current with the familiar. Guests can expect a truly unique dining experience with plates not typically found in the Tampa Bay area.



House French Onion Dip | Wavy Chips, Chives

Grilled Gulf Shrimp | Avocado, White Lightning Bbq

Crispy Red Snapper | Sweet Potato-Andouille Hash, Cider Reduction

Clams and Linguine | Cajun Butter, Tasso Ham, Gremolata, Charred Lemon

Lamb Pappardelle | Sugo, Mint, Parmesan


The Dan also features an historically-inspired cocktail selection with specialty drinks like the Champagne Cocktail, So We Beat On, and Bourbon Street Blues. The Dan’s signature drink, the Champagne Cocktail, is a guest favorite – a bubbly concoction topped with fluffy, cotton candy. 


Lunch Menu

Dinner Menu


THE DAN: Settled in Downtown Tampa at the historic Floridan Palace Hotel, The Dan is a modern fusion of Gulf Coast cuisine and old school speakeasies. The Dan serves dinner seven days a week, weekday lunch, and weekend brunch coming soon. The restaurant is located 905 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33602 – entrance on Cass St. www.dineatthedan.com 


FLORIDAN PALACE HOTEL: The Floridan Palace Hotel is a national landmark hotel and encapsulates all of Tampa Bay’s old-world charm along with the highest quality service and a full range of amenities. The Floridan Palace Hotel is located at 905 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33602. www.floridanpalace.com


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Editors: For details, or to schedule an interview, contact Lisa Williams lisa@evolveandco.com  or 727.490.9835.

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