Hyde Park Café located in trendy South Tampa features some of the smoothest music and hippest crowds in town. It is the perfect place to see or be seen as you dance the night away to the hottest tunes played by the coolest DJs. If you want to do your own entertaining, stop by on Wednesday night and belt out a few notes in the karaoke competition. Mingle with old and new friends alike at one of three inside bars or the candlelit courtyard. Best of all, they are served all night long.
Stop by the Dubliner Irish Pub for happy hour a pint of Bass or Guinness. Try and pay a visit on Sunday when they have drink specials with a DJ and great music. If you're looking for live action, you can enjoy live musical entertainment until 2a on most nights. Be sure to bring your appetite and sample some of their tasty appetizers such as Stout Wings and Irish Nachos, their scrumptious Dubliner Burger or Shamrock Smothered Chicken sandwich, specialty pizzas or their authentic Irish entrées including Classic Fish & Chips, traditional Shepard's Pie and Corned Beef & Cabbage.
This much loved Mexican joint serves up fresh Tex-Mex cuisine at its finest. Red Mesa Cantina features a variety of the favorites, from tacos and quesadillas to burritos and ceviche. Its large dining room is perfect for groups of friends with live music featured throughout the week. The patio features a large water fountain and umbrella covered tables.
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
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
Yeomans Cask & Lion is a gastropub in the heart of Tampa that is known for its delicious British food and cask ale beer served in a family-friendly setting. Two mannequins wearing the bright red uniform of Buckingham Palace Guards stand outside the entrance welcoming the patrons. British flags painted on the walls and the bright red telephone booth like the ones you will find on the streets of London adds to the British vibe of this gastropub. This gastropub is equipped with an outdoor patio as well as indoor seating which is capable of accommodating a large number of patrons visiting daily. A small stage sits in the corner of the dining space which plays host to talented singers and bands on a regular basis. Apart from enjoying live music, you can also spend quality time at Yeomans Cask & Lion by watching sports matches on the large TV screens placed across the dining space.
Set along North Nebraska Avenue in downtown Tampa, Blue Note is probably the city's most highly-rated live music bar that plays host to some of the most upcoming acts in the country. Whether you're a fan of classic rock, country or jazz, this could very well turn out to be one of your favorite hangout spots. The place has a smooth divey feel to it, thanks to its dim lights, casual ambiance and sleek decor. The performance space is placed at a decent elevation and offers great visibility for the audience in attendance. A diverse selection of local spirits and brews are available at the bar.
Sundays at the Retreat feature football drink specials and hospitality night from 10pm until closing with half off beer and premium liquors. Monday is more football action and cold brews. Tuesday has martinis specials and the special lingerie for liquor night beginning at 9pm. On Wednesday, practice your karaoke and enjoy 99-cent beer specials. Thursday brings in music by DJ Deacon and all you can drink deals. Start the weekend early on Friday with dollar shot specials and even more drink deals on Saturday. Stop by after work Monday through Friday for two-for-one happy hour from 3p until 7p.
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