Tampa, Florida nightlife is vibrant and interesting. There are a whole host of places to hang out in and enjoy life (or an evening out). From Hyde Park Cafe to Czar, the options are endless.
Hyde Park Cafe- Transforming the South Tampa Nightlife Scene
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Hyde Park Cafe has made South Tampa the place to hang out and party in all of Hillsborough County. Some of the celebs who have made it to Hyde Park include Derek Peter and Michael Jordan. This nightlife spot is owned by Tommy Ortiz also associated with more popular SoHo ventures.
Address- 1806, West Platt Street, Tampa
Telephone Number- 8132542233
Czar- Top Tampa Nightclub
This is the place where you can enjoy indie rock musical performances such as Ladytron, Matt & Kim and The Hold Steady. From sideways haircuts to huge sunglasses and skinny jeans, you have the most happening crowd here. Don’t miss out on the vodka drinks here- they are simply outstanding. The Soviet iconography will take you back in time too. This nightclub is located in the historic Ybor City.
Address- 1402, East Seventh Avenue, Ybor City
Telephone Number- 8132476838
Dunedin Brewery- Awesome Pub
This pub is a take on the highlander’s castle and it is known for award winning brews such as Redhead Red Ale and Old Mean Stout. Don’t miss out on the live performance by local bands and the full Scottish regalia of this pub.
Address-937, Douglas Avenue, Dunedin
Telephone Number- 7277360606
The Dallas Bull- Superb Megabar
This is one of the best bars in East Tampa. This honky tonk is in the category of all time greats like Billy Bob’s in Fort Worth. This is easily Tampa Bay’s largest nightclub and there are a host of people to check out the live performances by Jamey Johnson and Darius Rucker.
Address- 3322, US 301 North Tampa
Telephone Number- 8139872855
Four Green Fields- Top Irish Bar
Four Green Fields is the oldest Irish pub and the most well known authentic thatch roofed one at that. Through its long career as a leading Irish bar, it has hosted Irish greats such as The Corrs and Sinead O’Connor. Almost every staff at this bar is from (you guessed it!) Ireland.
Address- 205, West Platt Street, Tampa, FL
Telephone Number- 8132544444
MacDinton’s Irish Pub: The Irish Booze Emporium
This Irish Pub has a liquor license and an assortment of all types of drinks and cocktails. You get quality Irish cuisine here and plenty of soccer fans frequent this pub on game night.
Address- 405, South Howard Avenue, Tampa
Telephone Number- 8132518999
The Dubliner- A SoHo Favorite
The Dubliner is one of the best SoHo Irish pubs and it serves 14 beers on tap. This is a picturesque nightspot and it has a handsome deck with fully functional bars.
Address- 2307, West Azeele Street, Tampa, Florida
Telephone Number- 8132582257
Jackson’s Bistro- Laid Back Pub
This is the best place to switch on the mood and enjoy a spot of drink. All the celebs in town from Paris Hilton to Benji Madden have been spotted here. This bistro transforms into a nightclub on Friday nights with professional dancers and magicians.
Address- 601, South Harbor Island Boulevard, Tampa FL
Telephone Number- 8132770112
Floyd’s Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino- Ultimate Nightclub
This is the perfect destination for a night out and you can enjoy the glitzy and decadent pub with all its glamour.
Address- 5223, North Orient Road, Tampa FL
Telephone Number- 8665027259
Shephard’s : Massive Entertainment Complex
Shephard’s is an amazing entertainment complex with a hotel, restaurant, lounge, tiki bars and a dual level nightclub known as the Wave. Performers here include Darude and Blake Lewis. Don’t miss out on the amazing musical performances.
Address- 601-619, South Gulfview Boulevard, Clearwater Beach
Telephone Number- 7274425107
Ferg’s- Best Sports bar in the City
Ferg’s is undoubtedly the best sports bar in Tampa, FL. This joint came about during the early 90s and is the watering hole revered for its lively atmosphere on game nights.
Address- 1320 Central Avenue St.Petersburg, FL
Telephone Number- 7278224562
Gaspar’s Grotto- Fashionable Ybor Bar
Gaspar’s is known for a host of fun filled events such as Beer Olympics and eclectic decor. This classic Ybor bar is owned by the Schiller’s.
Address- 1805, East Seventh Avenue, Ybor City
Telephone Number- 8132485900
The Hub- An Awesome Bar
This iconic bar in Tampa has the best and most affordable cocktails in town. Don’t miss out on the amazing musical performances and the limitless jukebox here.
Address- 719, North Franklin Street, Tampa, FL
Telephone Number- 8132291553
Skipper’s Smokehouse- Ultimate Nightlife Destination
Skipper’s Smokehouse is the final nightlife destination for those who love Black Keys, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings. At the Oyster Bar here, you can settle for a friendly drink and the feel of the vibrant atmosphere.
Address- 910, Skipper Road, Tampa FL
Telephone Number- 8139710666
Dave’s Aqua Lounge- Classic Bar
This is an amazing bar with a blues lounge and live music. You get every type of music on the jukebox. And the atmosphere is really lively too.
Address- 10820, Gandy Boulevard, St Petersburg
Telephone Number- 7275761091
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