Wat Mongkolrata Temple Sunday Market
5306 Palm River Rd, Tampa, FL 33619
Phone: (813) 621-1669
Every Sunday between 9:30 and 1:00 The Wat Temple serves up the most amazing Thai food you have EVER had. Parking and admission is free. The food is purchased and prepared by temple volunteers and is very reasonably priced. All proceeds go to the temple Go early to get the best selection. Everything is a la cart. Bring cash there isn't an ATM onsite.
Seating is family style picnic tables with a view of the Palm River and the colorful Thai temple. Bring a cooler, you will want to take some home for later.
Buddhist services are held every Sunday at 1:00 PM. The services are conducted in Pali but you are invited to attend. And peek around the temple.The service usually lasts about one hour and includes chanting and meditation (1:30pm-2:00pm). An English-language chanting guide is available for your use during the services.
Please remove your shoes before entering the Temple and follow the Temple rules of etiquette. If you decide to leave prior to the end of the service, please close the Temple door so as not to disturb the service.
There is also an exotic plant market on Sunday too,