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Petit Piquant

#121 of 1,874 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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1704 North Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33607 (Rome)
+1 813-530-2777
08:00 - 03:00
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Tampa, Florida
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I used to eat at Piquant in Hyde park every Sunday for brunch. We were very upset when we heard it had closed. This weekend we found Petit Piquant, which is owned by the same people. The food is the same high quality and the desserts are still delicious. The café has no bathrooms and has very... More 

Thank Denis M
Memphis, Tennessee
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This little gem was terrific! I had the roasted butternut squash salad with chicken, yummy and my friend got the french tuna melt sandwich. Both were incredible!! And yes, we saved room for a stop at the bakery!!

Thank Mary B
Piquant H, Owner at Petit Piquant, responded to this review

Aw! We blush!! Thank you for your kind words and leaving us a great review for others to enjoy in our Trip Advisor community. Want to enjoy more amazing bakery items? Mais oui! Contact us hello@piquantbrands.com to find ou! More 

Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I ordered the organic chicken and a side salad, the chicken and sauce were absolutely delicious but it was such a small piece, especially for $24! I wanted to order the whole dinner again, the crispy Brussels sprouts side as well, cooked to perfection. I was too embarrassed to so I consoled myself with the chocolate chip cookie and the... More 

Thank robin_a_mason
Piquant H, Owner at Petit Piquant, responded to this review

Robin; We are happy to hear the Organic chicken became a a favorite. The organic chicken is locally sourced, therefore, during the year there are seasons when the chicken do not grow as much as during other seasons. We are so sorry for this! On a final note, our concept is French inspired so we try to strike a balance... More 

Tampa, Florida
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Had an outstanding meal this morning celebrating my mom's birthday! It's a beautiful place with a gorgeous case showcasing scrumptious pastries! I had the goat cheese and chorizo omelette with a side of potatoes and fruit. It was sublime! We all loved our food and agreed we'd definitely return! Do yourself a flavor (see what I just did?) and visit... More 

Thank scotty3262
Piquant H, Owner at Petit Piquant, responded to this review

Aw! Scotty, We blush!! Thank you for your kind words and leaving us a great review for others to enjoy in our Trip Advisor community. Contact us hello@piquantbrands.com to know when you plan to visit us again, so we can meet you in person! A Bientot! More 

Alexandria, VA
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116 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

A great place for a relaxed coffee break with a pastry or a long lazy lunch. The adult grilled cheese is a must! Service was cheery and helpful.

Thank mackovita
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I came and ordered the burger and i really enjoyed it! However i ordered the frozen nutella and lets be honest it was way over priced for a cup of blended ice and milk with barely to no nutella in my cup. Was not pleased with that drink. Also i always drive just to have the cornets but they never... More 

Thank yasmeen f
Piquant H, Owner at Petit Piquant, responded to this review

Yasmeen; We truly appreciate when guests take the time to visit and review us. We are deeply sorry that during your visit, the Frozen Nutella was not up to par. Drinks should be done smoothly and accurate. We are sorry that we made such a bad impression of something we should be better at doing. We will discuss with our... More 

Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We have been all over Europe and have spent a good amount of time eating at some of the most iconic French restaurants in and around Paris. Piquant offers a strong taste of France for Tampa Bay foodies. The freshness, depth and detail that goes into the food is extraordinary; however, the service is unfortunately below average. Its a shame... More 

Thank epolins
Piquant H, Owner at Petit Piquant, responded to this review

Merci for taking the time to review our restaurant. We see that you have visited often and tried a variety of our menu items. We are so disappointed to hear service was not up to par with the food. We are certainly working hard at improving our craft. We will discuss with our management team and address these issues speedily.... More 

Tampa, Florida
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64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Piquant is a lovely place that has a wonderful bakery and serves delicious food, too. The restaurant also serves "high tea," unusual for most places. The food is clean and fresh, served with great care.

Thank DeeDee3579
Piquant H, Owner at Petit Piquant, responded to this review

DeeDee;Merci beaucoup for your review!! We appreciate your loyalty and continued support! We love what we do and making our items from scratch matter to us. Made with love, by hand, every day! A bientot! More 

Tampa, Florida
Level Contributor
55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I took my teenage neice there as a treat. We ordered an appetizer that was very small portioned. My request for Brie cheese was not able to be an option on a sandwich since they do not keep in stock. Thought strange other less French favorites were on the menu. Cost seemed a bit high for overall experience. Great homemade... More 

Thank Renee B
Piquant H, Owner at Petit Piquant, responded to this review

Merci Renee for visiting our wonderful restaurant. First, we do not plate 'American style' opting more for the 'European style' for which we are known for. Also, we have never attempted to call ourselves only French, as we market our restaurant French-inspired allowing us some creative freedom on the creation of our dishes. With this being said, many of our... More 

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190 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This restaurant was great! They didn't have a LOT of gluten free options, but the options they have are great! You can substitute gluten free bread (for an additional 3.00) for any of their sandwiches. I was initially dissapointed that I could't get GF French bread and I was not keen on the idea of getting the regular bread toasted.... More 

Thank airie2011
Piquant H, Owner at Petit Piquant, responded to this review

Merci for the wonderful review. We always get excited when our guests enjoy what we do. Come back often, we have different brunch specials every weekend and do you know we have a gluten free quiche?! A bientot! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
French, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 03:00
08:00 - 06:00
08:00 - 06:00
08:00 - 06:00
08:00 - 06:00
08:00 - 06:00
08:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1704 North Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33607
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-530-2777
French-inspired patisserie and bakery with excellent breakfast, brunch and lunch grab-and-go options.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?