Trolley Market Square Blues 'N BREWS



At Island Flavors and 'Tings, You will find everything you want from the Islands and more; all in one location. We have hot pepper sauces, Jerk seasonings, Island spices, Scotch bonnet peppers, a wide selection of hard to find Island specialties and the finest Jamaican cuisine in the Tampa Bay area. 

Planning a Party and don't know what to do? "Don't worry 'bout a 'ting"!  Our planners and sales staff are supported by a team of experts in event execution and management. Let us take care of the additional services such as providing bartenders, arranging tropical flowers, steel drums or a reggae band; while you relax and enjoy the sensual beat of Island rhythms and the exotic tastes and flavors of the Caribbean.

We are known for our original menus and exquisite food presentation. Whether you are planning a buffet, seated dinner or specialty presentation, our staff of international chefs can create the perfect menu that compliments the tone and décor of your event.

Smokin’ J’s BBQ


When you visit Smokin’ J’s BBQ, you’re in for a treat. Experience our Real Texas BBQ. John and Lisa have created some of their fabulous Texas BBQ dishes. Whether it be a tender juicy rack of baby back ribs or one of our homemade sides we are sure you will enjoy your visit. Our warm country atmosphere will bring your childhood back with our uniquely decorated sitting area. Our restaurant is primarily take out however, we have added indoor and outdoor seating if you desire a place to sit and enjoy your BBQ. We have now added more indoor seating, come check out the new “Alamo Room” Smokin’ J’s BBQ is the perfect destination for your next night out, whether it be a quick lunch, dinner for two or a group celebration. We serve lunch and dinner 6 days a week. Gift certificates available. 



Over three decades ago The Hernandez Family opened their first Pipo's Cuban Cafe in Tampa Bay. Focused on staying true to the tradition and authentic flavors of Cuban cuisine, they committed to use only quality ingredients and proven family recipes to build their menu. That dedication continues as the Hernandez family delivers authentic Cuban taste to satisfied patrons throughout the Tampa Bay region. Whether you choose the award winning roast pork, the mouth-watering black beans and Spanish rice, or a rich Cuban espresso, you are guaranteed to experience the vibrant, diverse flavors and aromas of authentic Cuban cuisine.

Callaloo St. Pete


Callaloo blends the best of two worlds by serving Southern comfort foods such as fried chicken and mac ’n cheese while exploring flavors of the islands with mojo style pork and chicken and sweet plantains. Our full service bar features locally distilled spirits and brewed beers, great companions for any meal. Come for the delicious food and craft cocktails and stay for the live music as we host all genres of artists in our bar and lounge.

The Historic Manhattan Casino, Callaloo, and Pipo’s at The Historic Manhattan Casino are operated by the Callaloo Group, consisting of President Ramon Hernandez, Vice President Vincent Jackson, and Director of Development Mario Farias. This ownership group possesses extensive experience in restaurant ownership and management, creating the optimal combination of expertise, financial stability, vision, creativity, and community involvement to ensure the long-term success of the venue.

Gramma Toni’s treat


Gramma Toni’s has been a festival staple at our projects for many years and here is why.  Gramma Toni's Treats is a full service food concession restaurant traveling the state of Florida to bring great tasting food to fairs and festivals. Our menu consists of our phenomenal Philly cheese steak, Nathan's hot dogs, 100% pure Angus beef 1/4 lb. burgers, Sausage peppers & onions Fries, cheese fries, bacon cheese fries, chicken tenders & chicken sandwiches just to mention a few items. 

We also have desert in our old fashioned ice cream parlor. 

Serving 10 flavors of hand dipped ice cream, try our homemade waffle cones made on the spot, or maybe it’s a root beer float or our refreshing strawberry short cake ice cream sundae 

Whatever it is you won't be disappointed. With all of this we pride ourselves by offering family friendly pricing with combos and family discounts.  

See you at Trolley Market Square Blues and Brews.

interested in becoming a vendor at the blues n brews fest?

Promote your business or services at this FREE annual event attended by thousands of patrons. Download the vendor information and application form below.

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