Tampa Bay restaurants enabling bitcoin payments options

OLDSMAR, Fla. (WFLA) – The crypto craze is so popular that customers at some popular Tampa Bay restaurants are using it to pay their checks.

Whether its Bitcoin to buy dinner or Dogecoin for drinks, Nick Pappas, owner of Beachwood Seafood Kitchen & Bar in Oldsmar is letting people use bitcoin for the bill.

He says dreaming big is what makes a business thrive, and he worked to make his idea a reality This well-known Oldsmar business owner is letting customers use crypto, and he says it’s caught on like the wildly popular currency itself. He tells 8 On our Side his diners love it.

“When I told this to my parents, they told me, what are you doing? I don’t understand it. I think that’s part of the intrigue, it’s not fully understood yet,” Pappas said.

The currency is, indeed both fascinating and a bit confusing. That being said, people can’t stop talking about it. The mystery of this money is what many find intriguing, spawning discussions all over the world, and every age group.