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6+ Best Sports Bars in North Tampa

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North Tampa is a great area for sports lovers, especially because of the nearby University of South Florida campus.  Local patrons from all over come to sports bars in north tampa to catch the local games.  From Lightning hockey to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the best place to see it all is at one of the many sports bars in North Tampa because of the amazing local feel.  

We’ve done our research on the different North Tampa sports bars so you don’t have to go searching.  Check out our master guide on the different sports bars in North Tampa to find your next weekend spot!

Miller's Ale House

Miller’s Ale House is casual sports bar chain in North Tampa.  This super popular spot has been known to have a wait time to be seated, so we recommend sitting at the bar for speedy service!  Why so popular?  They offer high consistently high quality steaks and entrees that make everyone happy.  They also have a huge beer selection with over 75 varieties – including foreign and craft brews.

We love their potstickers, served with a sweet Thai chili sauce.  We also love their amazing Cajun Chicken Pasta – with blackened chicken breast and a rich parmesan cream sauce!

Sunday – Thursday | 11AM–11PM
Friday – Saturday | 11AM–1AM

📍 2108 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33612

Prime Time Sports Grill

Prime Time Sports Grill in North Tampa brands themselves as an “All Sports Viewing Headquarters”.  They completely live up to that brand with their ample amount of TVs playing all types of games, including pay-per-view.  We love that this spot has a strong sports theme – great place to take a group of friends. 

Their menu is full of so many different American options that will make everyone happy.  From extra hot buffalo wings to creative burgers – this place has it all.  We recommend their yummy fried Sea Basa fish sandwich, served with tangy tartar sauce!  You also can’t go wrong with their sweet potato fries, seasoned with a touch of cinnamon sugar.

Sunday-Saturday | 10AM-3AM

📍 14404 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618

World of Beer

World of Beer is a popular sports bar chain, especially popular in North Tampa amongst the USF students.  Their great deals and huge selection of global beers have people coming back for more.  Customers have been able to find longtime favorites and rarities at this location!  For example, you can find local beer and even beer based on different fruits, like a raspberry beer!  

This location especially has friendly service and great outdoor seating.  We love that they have TVs outside, so you can catch a game in some great weather!   We love their Strawberry Mojitos and different wing flavors, like their Hot Honey BBQ wings.

Sunday – Thursday | 11AM-12AM
Friday – Saturday | 11AM-1AM

📍 2815 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33612

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The Brass Tap

The Brass Tap is a popular chain in the North Tampa area, focusing on creating a neighborhood feel while keeping a classy atmosphere.  If you are a beer aficionado, then The Brass Tap is for you!  The Brass Tap features over 150 craft beers and an educated staff, so you can get some great recommendations if you’re looking to try something new.  With televisions that are always playing the best games and frequent live music acts, there is always some great entertainment at The Brass Tap. 

We also love the the menu at The Brass Tap because of their yummy selection of shareables.  Our favorite are their sliders – including Korean Barbecue Pork and Crispy Buffalo Chicken!  Definitely join Brass Tap for their Happy Hour for deals on sliders and other eats.  You can also get deals on pints, sangria, and shots!  

Saturday – Thursday | 1130AM-10PM
Friday | 11AM-12AM

📍 10047 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618

Glory Days

Glory Days is a local sports-bar chain in Tampa that serves Southern style food and cocktails.  Their bar area and dining room is lined with televisions playing all types of games on any given night.  We recommend their Chicken and Waffles – the perfect combination of sweet and salty flavors – as well as their perfectly seasoned Fish and Chips.  For a drink, check out their signature Homerun Margarita which goes with every meal!

Sunday – Thursday | 11AM–11PM
Friday – Saturday | 11AM–12AM

📍 14457 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618

North 30th Sports Pub & Grill

When you think of your dream sports bar, North 30th Sports Pub & Grill definitely comes to mind.  Filled with group high tables and a huge amount of televisions lining the walls and hanging from the ceilings – you won’t miss a moment of the game.  They also occasionally have a band that plays outside, which offers a lively atmosphere to the patio.  

We love the serving sizes that come at North 30th, everything is great for sharing with your friends!  From nachos to fried pickles and fried ravioli, this spot serves a lot of fun comfort food!   

Sunday – Monday | 11AM–11PM Tuesday | Closed Wednesday | 11AM-11PM Thursday – Saturday | 11AM–12AM

📍 11402 N 30th St, Tampa, FL 33612


As they say… Peabody’s is your favorite local bar, pool hall, and grill all rolled into one! This spot is full of TV’s to watch ALL the games and enjoy pool tables, dart boards, and every arcade games.Their menu has all your favorite bar food and then some.

We recommend the honey or hot bbq style and you can even purchase a bottle of the wing sauce if you love it as much as we do! Plus – their drink menus is endless from tons of different styles of mules and mojitos to craft beers!


Sunday – Saturday | 11AM-3AM

📍15333 Amberly Dr, Tampa FL 33647

Best Sports Bars in North Tampa

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Jacky Saunders

Jacky Saunders

Jacky is a blogger for the Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.

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