Willa’s Restaurant

  • area / size 4,700 sqft
  • Year 2021
  • Type Restaurant,
  • Opened in 2021 by Tampa natives Nate Siegel (Formerly of NYC’s Keith McNally Restaurant Group & Tampa’s Mise En Place) and Merrin Jenkins (Formerly of The Akilah Institute, Tampa Museum of Art & New York University), Willa’s is an everyday neighborhood restaurant and bar set inside a century-old industrial warehouse in West Tampa/North Hyde Park, serving a classic American menu with French influences from Executive Chef Gabriel Lopez. Recently voted “Best New Restaurant” by TAMPA Magazine, Willa’s is an easygoing gathering space centered on a deep sense of hospitality, boosting an extensive menu of eclectic, familiar recipes and daily specials including rotisserie chicken, fresh seafood and steak frites. The restaurant is open for dinner five days a week, with brunch on weekends.

    Design: FÖDA studio
    Photography: Veronica Judd, Jett Butler, Sarah Maingot