Tampa’s Ultimate Food Challenges

Go ahead and grab those elastic sweat pants now


**Header Photo Courtesy of Nitally's Thai Mexican Cuisine
 
Tampa has slowly transformed into a foodie haven. A few select restaurants offer diners with mega appetites the chance to etch their name in culinary history. Are you up for the challenge? For those who love spicy food, and those with carnivorous cravings, this is your new go to list. 
 
 
Sam’s NY Pizza (4351 Gunn Hwy, Ste A)

**Video Courtesy of Nathan Figueroa 
 
 
The Challenge: Eat a 28” Pizza (THAT’S 8 LBS OF PIZZA!)
  • Includes up to 5 toppings
  • Must be done In 1 Hour  (either by yourself or a team of two)
  • You cannot leave your seat
If You Win: Trip for 2 (or 2 tickets for each person competition) to the Bahamas + Free Meal
 
If you Lose: You have to pay $29.99 + tax for your pizza (that’s probably not as bad as the shame you feel for not winning a trip to the Bahamas) 
 
 
 
Frontier Steakhouse Cattle (8602 Sligh Avenue E)
**Photo Courtesy of Frontier Steakhouse Cattle
 
The Challenge: 6 lbs Steak Dinner Challenge
  • Includes steak, salad, potato and bread
  • Must be done in 1 hour & 15 minutes
If You Win: Free Dinner!
 
If You Lose: You’re coughing up $65 for just your dinner alone
 
 
 
EATS! American Grill (4502 S Dale Mabry Hwy)
**Photo Courtesy of Eats! American Grill
 
The Challenge: 2lb Burger
  • Includes a fully loaded burger and 1lb of fries
  • Must be done in 30 minutes
  • You cannot leave your seat
If You Win: Free Meal & a T-Shirt!
 
If You Lose: You’re paying $30 for your meal
 
 
Now as many of you know, we don’t often venture over the bridge – but when our neighbors in St. Pete are featured on the Travel Channel and offer THREE delicious and intense food challenges we have to mention it!
 
 
Nitally’s Thai-Mex Cuisine (2462 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg)
 
**Photo Courtesy of Nitally's Thai Mexican Cuisine
 
 
The Challenge: Inferno Soup (48oz Challenge)
  • Must finish in 30 minutes
  • You must sit outside, be completely sober, sign a waiver, be 18+, have a witness, can’t use bathroom or get up until complete
  • Must stay for 5 minute “Cool Off Period” after finishing soup
If You Win: Take home $600!
 
If You Lose: $50 for your soup, but feel free to take the leftovers with you (because the staff says you’ll never finish it!)

 

 

The Challenge: 5lb Inferno Burrito

  • Must finish in 30 minutes
  • You must sit outside, be completely sober, sign a waiver, be 18+, have a witness, can’t use bathroom or get up until complete
  • Must stay for 5 minute “Cool Off Period” after finishing soup
If You Win: Take home $600!
 
If You Lose:  Pay $50 for the burrito
 
 
 
The Challenge: 20 Taco Challenge
  • Must finish in 30 minutes
  • You must sit outside, be completely sober, sign a waiver, be 18+, have a witness, can’t use bathroom or get up until complete
  • Must stay for 5 minute “Cool Off Period” after finishing soup
If You Win: Take home $600!
 
If You Lose: You've gotta fork over $50 to pay for your meal

 

 

If you know of any food challenges we missed — let us know by emailing us at: info@thatssotampa.com