Ciccio Restaurant Group Bringing New Concept to SoHo


There’s no doubt that it’s been a big year for the Ciccio Restaurant Group. The minds behind several Tampa foodie hotspots, including Fresh Kitchen, Daily Eats, Green Lemon and Ciccio Water, have seen their restaurants expand to Boca Raton and Orlando. Now on the heels of the expansion, the group is adding a new concept at the corner of Platt and Howard.

While the name has yet to be announced, CRG parter Steven Lanza states diners can expect a fast-casual restaurant with a Mexican inspired menu that blends traditional Southwest flavors with the health conscious ingredients the group has become known for.

The restaurant is expected to open in early 2018.

Photo via Green Lemon

Ciccio Restaurant Group bringing years of experience to the table

Ciccio Restaurant Group began its journey in New York City over 25 years ago with James Lanza and the original Ciccio & Tony’s restaurant. Jeff Gigante joined the team and proceeded to open a branch of the restaurant Ciccio and Tony’s in Tampa.

Upon arrival, James Lanza fell in love with the healthy mindset of the Tampa Bay area. He saw Florida as a wide-open market where he could start creating brands and expanding business. CRG measures its success through repeat customers and a strong culture amongst its team members.

In addition to their seven restaurant concepts, CRG fosters Tampa Bay entrepreneurs by through their Think Lab that provides office space to start-ups.

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