Road to Victory: Celebrating Year Five

It’s our anniversary.
After five years of operation, I’m so proud to announce that The Portico Cafe is still in business.
In short, we have survived:

  • In spite of the shutdown
  • In spite of layoffs
  • In spite of staff reductions

Even before the pandemic, a restaurant was one of the most challenging businesses one could start, much less maintain.
And we’re still here–like Antwone Fisher.

The Road to Victory
We’ve journeyed through many storms on the road to a victorious future, and we continue to thrive.
We continue to employ the formerly unsheltered and provide job training through The Portico Cafe.
We continue to provide safe affordable housing for homeless working men through Portico Housing Solutions.
You, and this community, are the “we” that allows us to continue to work in our mission.
Yes, I’m totally biased, but I truly believe that the work we do here at The Portico is exceptional.
The best is yet to come!


Chalette M. Davis
Events & Missions
The Portico
[email protected]
O: 813.222.2299 | M: 813.951.6974
1001 N. Florida Ave., Tampa, FL 33602
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