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Information for Travelers to AdventHealth North Pinellas

AdventHealth North Pinellas, formerly Florida Hospital North Pinellas, prides itself on providing excellent care to our community in a friendly, patient-centered atmosphere. Our central location in beautiful Tarpon Springs also affords travelers to AdventHealth North Pinellas myriad nearby attractions and restaurants, as well as comfortable, convenient accommodations.

Getting Around the Area

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About Tarpon Springs

While its earliest inhabitants settled here more than 500 years ago, Tarpon Springs first arrived, so to speak, in 1887, when railroad service began. Northerners descended en masse, building gorgeous Victorian mansions, establishing churches, schools and hotels, and starting businesses. The waters around Tarpon Springs were teeming with sponges, which lured divers from Greece and fostered a booming sponge industry. These Greeks ended up founding restaurants and pastry shops, and to this day Tarpon Springs is well known for its Mediterranean culture.

Restaurants near AdventHealth North Pinellas

Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks

Owing to its Greek-influenced heritage, Tarpon Springs is home to some of the finest Mediterranean and Greek restaurants in the state of Florida. Take a stroll through the world-famous waterfront Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks, where you can sample gyros and souvlaki and some of the tastiest lamb chops anywhere, as well as numerous excellent seafood and vegetarian selections.

Some of your options here include:

Mama’s Greek Cuisine

735 Dodecanese Blvd. No. 40
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Rusty Bellies

937 Dodecanese Blvd.
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Café Greko

35 Dodecanese Blvd.
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Costas Restaurant

521 Athens Street
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Riverside Grillehouse and Veranda

10 W. Dodecanese Blvd.
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Other Local Favorites

You don’t have to go to the Sponge Docks to find great meals, however. Throughout Tarpon Springs you can find world-class cuisine. Here are just a few examples of local favorites, which range from fine dining to more casual fare:

Currents Restaurant

200 E. Tarpon Ave.
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Davidson’s Dockside

(in the Port Tarpon Marina)
527 Anclote Road
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

The Original Mama Maria’s Greek Cuisine

503 N. Pinellas Ave.
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Cody’s Original Roadhouse

39870 U.S. 19 North
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Attractions near AdventHealth North Pinellas

There’s a lot more to do in Tarpon Springs than eat. There are many attractions close to AdventHealth North Pinellas, formerly Florida Hospital North Pinellas. They include:

Heritage Museum

100 Beekman Lane (in Craig Park)
Open Tuesday and Friday, from noon to 4 p.m.
Admission: $3, children and members free.

Historic Train Depot Museum

160 E. Tarpon Ave.
Open Wednesday through Saturday from noon to 3 p.m.
Admission: free admission, archives by appointment only.

Performing Arts Center

324 Pine St. (inside City Hall)
Theater box office opens one hour before show time.

Leepa-Rattner Museum Of Art

600 Klosterman Road
Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Sponge Docks Fishing Village

735 Dodecanese Blvd
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
This world-famous attraction features not only some of the finest shops restaurants and cafes around, but also premier attractions and activities, including deep-sea fishing; visit for more information.

Tarpon Springs Aquarium

850 Dodecanese Blvd.

Hotels near AdventHealth North Pinellas

There are a number of hotels close to our Tarpon Springs hospital, should you or your family need lodging. Here are just some of the accommodations in our vicinity: 

Hampton Inn & Suites (2 miles)
39284 U.S. Highway 19 North
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Innisbrook Golf Resort & Spa (1.5 miles)
36750 U.S. Highway 19 North
Palm Harbor, FL 34684

Quality Inn & Suites (2 miles)
38724 U.S. Highway 19 North
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689