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The 7 Best Bars In Tampa

Updated: October 6, 2021

Had a long day? These are our favorite Tampa bars for a post-work cocktail and bucket of beer. We analyzed millions of reviews from the best sites to bring you this ultimate list of bars in Tampa. Head to these watering holes for great live music, darts and strong drinks!

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The Brass Tap

Bar, Oakford ParkBarTampa, Oakford Park
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

Strandhill Public Tampa Heights

Bar, Tampa HeightsBarTampa, Tampa Heights
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Strandhill Public

Bar, $$, TampaBar, $$Tampa
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

James Joyce Irish Pub & Eatery

Bar, $$, Historic YborBar, $$Tampa, Historic Ybor
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Maloney's Local Irish Pub

Bar, $$, TampaBar, $$Tampa
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

The Press Box

Sports Bar, $$, Bon AirSports Bar, $$Tampa, Bon Air
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • USA Today

    Best Sports Bars in Tampa

    USA Today

World of Beer

Pub, $$, University SquarePub, $$Tampa, University Square
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Why is this list better than others?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 7862 restaurants, and 266 lists and articles from top sources like USA Today. We cross-referenced with top lists, like USA Today - Best Sports Bars in Tampa. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. These ten options are sure to delight.

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