The most happening, hip cafe in Ybor City with good food, drinks, and music is the Bricks of Ybor. The artistic décor, casual atmosphere, and friendly clientele make the Bricks a favorite gathering spot for locals. Every day features something different on the drink menu from half-price wine and martinis to rum mixes, drafts, and well-drink specials. Enjoy the full bar, happy hour Monday through Friday, live music, and local entertainment. Stop by for a cup of espresso or flavored coffee, breakfast sandwiches, wraps, assorted appetizers, specialty sandwiches, and desserts. Kids menu is also available. - Vickie Ferguson
Voted Best of the Bay/Best New Restaurant the Independent Bar & Café is a favorite destination for excellent beer, good food, and live entertainment. The café serves a simple, but creative menu that includes a German meatloaf sandwich, veggie burger, freshly made hummus, fresh baked pastries, and their signature Indie Grilled Cheese sandwich made with gouda cheese and honey sautéed pears served on rye. From the bar, choose from a creative menu of select malts, ales, stouts, and craft beers guaranteed to please the taste buds. Stop by for happy hour Monday through Thursday from 4p until 7p and scheduled dart tournaments. Enjoy live jazz and bluegrass scheduled on select Saturdays and Sundays. - Vickie Ferguson
This South Tampa wine shop has a fine selection of more than 350 wines ranging in price from inexpensive to high-end. Cru Cellars is the perfect place to enjoy an evening of fine wine and cheese tasting. Whether choosing a favorite vintage by the bottle or by the glass, their extensive menu is sure to please the most discerning palate. Compliment your wine selection from the menu of specialty cheeses, decadent chocolates and desserts. Select beers are also available. - Vickie Ferguson
Located in downtown Tampa, the Pour House at Grand Central is your place for late night cold brews and chilled wine. The pub features a wide variety of craft beers bottled or on tap and assorted wines. The atmosphere is casual and fun with pool, darts, and big screen TVs for entertainment. Enjoy happy hour every day from opening time until 7p with discounts on wine and draft beers. The House is the perfect place for after work gatherings, late night refreshments, meet-ups with friends, or a respite during the day for a cool drink. If you are out for a walk with Fido, stop in since the bar is pet friendly.
There is something good going on everyday at the Anchor Bar on Davis. Start the week off right on Monday at the friendly neighborhood bar with 50-cent wings served all day. Throughout the week, enjoy beer and wine specials along with a daily cheeseburger lunch deal. Throughout the week, choose items from the menu such as tasty fish n chips, savory wings, crunchy calamari with crisp fries or onion rings. Saturday night is live music night and during football season, the Anchor is the place to be on Sunday for domestic and pitcher specials. Enjoy cold brew specials during happy hour Monday through Friday from 3:00p until 7:00p . - Vickie Ferguson
West Palm Wines offers a variety of scheduled events for novice wine enthusiasts as well as experienced wine connoisseurs. Learn the basics of the process of wine making or learn about wines from regions around the world through a series of lectures and tastings. For dining, Beaune's at West Palms Wines offers a delectable menu of made-from-scratch soups, delicately seasoned mussels, clams and escargot accompanied by beef bourguignon or coq au vin. Choose from a diverse menu of over 1000 wines. Beaune's location in Ybor City provides patrons an added opportunity to enjoy the historic city, shops and nightclubs. -Vickie Ferguson
The Brick House Tavern in North Tampa has everything you need including a lively atmosphere, comfortable couches, big screen televisions, a diverse food menu and over 70 choices in beer. Let your palate rejoice with tasty starters like spiked calamari, a stack of buttermilk battered onion rings or fresh shrimp with flash fried cherry peppers for an extra zing. For heartier appetites, try the tavern's fish and chips, country fried steak or pork chops smothered in whiskey barrel sauce. Brew selections range from German Pilsners and Irish dry stouts to Trappist Ale from Belgium and Sapporo from Japan. The tavern is open late and serves food up until an hour before closing. -Vickie Ferguson
Enjoy your favorite brew of wine at Cork accompanied by a light menu featuring wings, crab cakes, stuffed mushrooms, assorted pizzas, and chips with dips or salsa. Nightly specials include Two-for-One wine on Tuesdays, Wednesdays have friendly competitions for Wine & Wii night, and Thirsty Thursdays offer a flat-rate open bar and live musical entertainment. Specials keep on coming with happy hour on Friday, offering discounts on all beer and wine and live music with no cover charge. Pizza Sunday finishes the week, serving sizzling pizza with wine or beer discounts. Ages 21 and over. - Vickie Ferguson
From Monday night Jenga tournaments and Wednesday trivia night to thirsty Thursdays and fun day game day on Sunday, every night has something fun and exciting for patrons of Yard of Ale SoHo. Everyone here enjoys cold brews, good food and plenty of nightly entertainment with a wide selection of import and craft drafts along with an impressive assortment of bottled beers. Open until the wee hours, Yard of Ale SoHo in south Tampa is the ideal place to go after a night at the Forum, catching a movie at Channelside or dancing in Ybor City. -Vickie Ferguson
The vibrant atmosphere, friendly wait staff, cool drinks, and good food make Tryst Gastro Lounge a popular destination for those looking for an all around entertaining place to go. The upscale bar and restaurant serves a well-rounded selection of beer, wine, and flavorful cocktails and a menu of interesting dishes such as the juicy lamb and turkey burgers, sautéed prawns, and blackened grouper or red snapper. During happy hour guests can enjoy special drink discounts, free appetizers at designated times, and live music. Tryst is open late and the perfect place to stop in after attending a special event or movie for a nightcap.
For the taste of authentic Irish fare, Courigan's is the place to be. The pub has it all when it comes to Irish flavor including imported and domestic beers to compliment an authentic menu. Choose from traditional favorites such as bangers and mash, corned beef and cabbage, savory Irish stew, and flaky Shepherd's pie. Philly cheese steak, ½-pound burgers, and prime rib sandwiches, along with buffalo wings, pizza, and cheesy pub fries round out the menu. Stop by anytime from 3p until 7p Monday through Friday for happy hour with special drink deals across the board. Open until 2a, Courigan's is the perfect place for late night get-togethers. - Vickie Ferguson