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Whether your planning a girl’s night, date night, or just a night out with friends and coworkers, we’re sharing some of our favorite spots for a night out in Tampa Bay.

Check out our list and start planning your next night out. Be sure to bookmark the page too, we’ll keep updating with more of our favorite spots and specials in Tampa Bay.

Tampa, Florida

The Blind Goat Food and Drink Co strives to create a top-shelf social experience for the local community, while also staying true to the roots of American nightlife culture. From the customer service to deliciously simple cuisine to the many cocktails, beers, and wines that they offer, The Blind Goat is a must to check out this weekend in Tampa Bay!

Monday–Thursday | 3PM–12AM
Friday – Saturday | 11:30AM–3AM
Sunday | 11:30AM–12AM

📍 4106 Henderson Blvd, Tampa, FL 33629

South Howard Ave. - South Tampa

Drink, socialize, and have a good night out at Bar HWRD! With delicious food, happy hour specials, and TVs playing your favorite sports games, there are plenty of ways for you to enjoy your night out.

We recommend trying the Fuego Fuego shrimp with your drink of choice. It’s a great way to kick off the night.

Monday–Wednesday | CLOSED
Thursday | 5PM–LATE
Friday | 5PM–3AM
Saturday | 12PM–3AM
Sunday | 12PM–LATE

📍 302 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606

MacDinton’s is the perfect spot to hang out with friends and catch a rugby or soccer game. Enjoy classic Irish pub dishes like bangers & mash, shepherd’s pie, and more.

Grab a few drinks and relax on their outdoor patio. Sounds like a good night to us!

Monday–Friday | 4PM–3AM
Saturday | 12PM–3AM
Sunday | 11AM–3AM

📍 405 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606

This country-themed bar is a great place to spend a night out with friends. Grab a drink, play some pool, and catch a game on their TVs. What more do you need?

If that didn’t convince you, maybe their jumbo wings will do the trick!

Monday–Friday | 3PM–2:45AM
Saturday–Sunday | 12PM–2:45AM

📍 410 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606

With tons of games, delicious food, and over 20 craft and import drafts on tap, Yard of Ale is a favorite spot for beer lovers. But don’t just take our word, try it out for yourself!

Be sure to check out their event calendar, too! There’s always something fun going on.

Sunday–Saturday | 5PM–3AM

📍 406 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606

If you’re bar hopping around SoHo and start feeling hungry, stop by New York New York Pizza! Enjoy delicious pizza, subs, wings, burgers, pasta, and so much more!

If you’re in need of something sweet, finish off your meal with a cannoli–or two, we won’t judge.

Sunday–Wednesday | 11AM–11PM
Thursday–Saturday | 11AM–4AM

📍 533 S Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606

7th Ave. - Ybor

The RITZ

If you’re in Ybor and looking for a night out, look no further than the RITZ! Located on 7th Avenue, this concert venue is a great place to catch your favorite musicians, rappers, and DJs every weekend!

They even have a full-service bar to keep the drinks flowing all night!

Monday, Friday–Saturday | 10PM–3AM
Tuesday–Thursday, Sunday | CLOSED

📍 1503 E 7th Ave. Tampa, FL 33605

The Ritz 10+ Best Spots For A Night Out In Tampa Bay 2022

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Double Decker 10+ Best Spots For A Night Out In Tampa Bay 2022

At Double Decker bar, you’re in for a night full of karaoke, DJs, special event nights, and good vibes!

This is a casual spot to hang with friends while singing your hearts out all night with some drinks to match. Cool off and enjoy their outdoor bar, beer selections, darts, and pool table!

Monday–Friday | 7PM–3AM
Saturday | 4PM–3AM
Sunday |  2PM–3AM

📍 1721 E 7th Ave Tampa, FL 33605

If you’re looking for a night full of exciting entertainment, Showbar is for you! Get ready to sing, dance, and laugh the night away as you enjoy their amazing dueling piano show.

And when you’re feeling thirsty, make sure you grab one of their signature cocktails. 

Every Day | 5AM-10PM

📍 1613 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

Due Amici is a fast-casual Italian restaurant in Ybor City. They’re open late, so you can stop in, take a break, and enjoy some of their high-quality dishes.

We recommend visiting during your night out as a last-stop destination for some late-night pizza!

Sunday–Saturday | 9AM–3AM

📍 1724 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

Central Ave. – Downtown St. Petersburg

This lively country bar features line dancing, pool tables, bar games, mechanical bulls, and TVs to watch a game. It’s the perfect spot for a night out in Downtown St. Pete!

With a wide range of beers, cocktails, and more, you’re in for an exciting night out!

Monday – Thursday | 2PM–3AM
Friday – Sunday | 12PM–3AM

📍 149 1st Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Same experience, different location. MacDinton’s is one of our go-to destinations for entertainment, sporting events, and more. And let’s not forget their traditional Irish dishes!

Whether it’s St. Pete or SoHo, this is definitely one of our favorite spots for a night out in Tampa Bay.

Monday–Wednesday | CLOSED
Thursday–Friday | 4PM–12AM
Saturday | 1PM–12AM
Sunday | 1PM–9PM

📍 242 1st Ave N St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Dunedin

One of our favorite cocktail spots is the Sonder Social Club located in Downtown Dunedin. One of our go-to drinks is the Garden Cobbler Shaken Cocktail. It’s the perfect refreshing drink including Hendricks Gin, Manzanilla Sherry, cucumber, mint, and red fruits cordial. A must for everyone to try!

🍸 Garden Cobbler Shaken Cocktail

966 Douglas Ave Unit 101, Dunedin, FL 34698

Tell Us Your Favorite Spots for a Night Out in Tampa Bay

What are your favorite spots for a night out in Tampa Bay? Let us know by tagging @StuffToDoInTampaBay on Instagram and Facebook!

Make sure to bookmark this page so you can come back to it every time you’re looking for plans.

Aimee Pacchiarotti

Aimee Pacchiarotti

Aimee is a UNATION team member and author of the Stuff to Do City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do near you, subscribe to our text and email, and follow us on social!
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