The ultimate in late night dancing, The Kennedy has it all. Inside, the lounge is equipped with a superior sound system where the beat is loud and clear whether the music is being spun by the club's DJs or being performed live on stage. Step outside to the Ivy patio for luxury VIP treatment. Experience the best in music, dancing, and your favorite cocktail under the stars. The Ivy has its own full bar and table service so you can enjoy the atmosphere, music and in style and comfort. Reservations are accepted for this upscale, classy dance club near downtown and SoHo.
At Club Prana expect all out sophistication from the time you are greeted by the doorman to the minute you step through the doors of this trendy, upscale nightclub filled with beautiful people. The decor is inviting with brushed steel, hardwood and wrap around velvet couches. The atmosphere is cool and the attitude is smooth on each of the five levels providing hot music, high-energy stage-dancers, live band, multiple dance floors, DJs, light shows, and a rooftop bar.
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
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 the Besa Del Sol Resort, Marker 8 is a refreshing respite with cool cocktails, a poolside tiki bar for guests ages 18 and over, and toe-tapping music. Arrive by boat and use one of the 40 available slips to dock your ride, or take the Jolley Trolley that stops right outside the hotel's front door. Enjoy the best selection in wine, beer and specialty cocktails while socializing and watching the sun slowly set over the Gulf. Have a bite to eat at the tiki bar from noon until 8p Friday through Sunday. Live music steals the spotlight on the weekend. -Vickie Ferguson
One of the best local spots in town for food, fun and entertainment is the Friendly Tavern where the name speaks for itself. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner you can enjoy a tasty meal such as the tavern's signature chili, burgers, steak sandwiches and cold brews. Stop by for happy hour after work and stay until the early morning hours listening to live music or entertaining the crowd with some quality karaoke. Friendly has a full liquor bar to create your favorite cocktail, so sit back and enjoy the casual atmosphere inside or sit outside to savor the gulf breezes. Smoking is only allowed outside. -Vickie Ferguson
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.
Located upstairs and overlooking the main plaza in Ybor City, Centro Cantina is the place to go for cool drinks when visiting the historical district. The cheerful cantina has open ceilings, colorful décor, a large drink billboard and a window-lined wall overlooking the busy street below. Take a seat by the window and order one of the daily drink specials such as a margarita or tequila sunrise. Enjoy cheap tacos on Tuesday or order steak or chicken nachos, Buffalo wings or loaded quesadillas from the menu. Stop by for happy hour Monday through Friday from 11 am until 7 pm and enjoy two for one frozen drink specials. Scheduled live entertainment begins at 9 pm on select nights. The bar is open from 11 am Monday through Saturday. - Vickie Ferguson