There are more than a dozen shopping malls in the greater Tampa Bay area frequented by area residents and visitors alike, each with its own distinctive style and personality. Five malls in particular offer shoppers exceptional variety, convenience and an overall pleasant shopping experience.
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Westfield Citrus Park, at 8021 Citrus Park Town Center, Tampa, features anchor stores Dillard's, JCPenny, Macy's and Sears. There are several clothing stores, such as Abercrombie & Fitch, as well as stores specializing in home furnishings and design, jewelry, shoes, toys, sporting goods and more. In addition to the food court, restaurants include Johnny Rockets and BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse.
Largo Mall, at 10500 Ulmerton Road, Largo, boasts anchor stores Target, PetSmart, Staples and Michaels in an open-air setting. Clothing stores include Bealls and Marshalls. For the hungry shopper, Largo Mall boasts an outstanding selection of eateries, including Chili's, Red Lobster, Olive Garden and Sweet Tomatoes.
Westfield Countryside Mall, at 27001 U.S. Highway 19 N., Clearwater, is home to several department stores such as Sears, Dillard's, JCPenny and Macy's. Also found in the mall are Bond Jewelers, Country Cabin, FYE, Gap, Gordon Jewelers, Spencer Gifts, Things Remembered, Yankee Candle and many others. In addition to the food court, shoppers can enjoy a snack or a meal at Ruby Tuesday Restaurant, Schnickel Fritz or TooJay's Gourmet Deli.
Westfield Sarasota Square, at 8201 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, is home to more than 140 unique stores, eateries and businesses. Anchor stores include Dillard's, JCPenny, Macy's and Sears. The mall features a wide selection of fashions for men and women, including stores such as Jos. A. Bank, Wall Street For Men, Aeropostale, American Eagle Outfitters, Anchor Blue, Buckle, Gap, Hollister Co., Hot Topic, Lids, Pacific Sunwear, Steve & Barry's and Victoria's Secret. In addition to the food court, Boston's Restaurant and Sports Bar and Ruby Tuesday can be found at the mall.
WestShore Plaza, at 250 WestShore Plaza, Tampa, is an enclosed mall just off I-275 in Tampa. The mall's anchor stores include Sears, JCPennys, Macy's and Saks Fifth Avenue. WestShore Plaza is home to several high-end retail chains including Ann Taylor and Lindt & Sprüngli. Aside from the many eateries located in the mall's food court, WestShore boasts upscale restaurants including Mitchell's Fish Market and Palm Restaurant.