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June Local Love List: 10+ Must-Visit Places in Tampa Bay

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We’re feeling Summer’s heat in Tampa Bay, and we bet you’re too! Check out some new spots to cool down and enjoy! Start off right with these must-visit spots around Tampa Bay.

Follow us along this collection of 10+ awesome local businesses in Tampa Bay. From cooling drinks, fun activities, locally made products, and more! 

The Dewey at Berkeley Beach Club

With only 99 steps to the ocean, this spot makes the list of our June Local Love List! Find The Dewey restaurant inside the Berkeley Beach Club. Order from their beach-inspired menu for delicious appetizers, and unique entrees. Cool off with one of their craft refreshing cocktails!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | 5:00pm- 9:00pm
Thursday | 5:00pm- 9:00pm
Friday | 5:00pm- 10:00pm
Saturday | 10:00-3:00pm | 5:00pm- 10:00pm
Sunday | 10:00-3:00pm | 5:00pm- 9:00pm

📍 109 8th Ave, St Pete Beach, FL 33706

Matter Of Fact

Calling out all men in St. Pete! This is one of the only stores that is specifically curated for you.  Find a wide variety of unique clothing, accessories, and footwear. If you need a gift for a man in your life, try this spot out! They’re awesome, they stay up to date on current trends in the fashion and gift-giving industries. 

Monday | 12:00pm- 5:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am- 6:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am- 6:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am- 6:00pm
Friday | 11:00am- 6:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am- 6:00pm
Sunday | 12:00pm- 5:00pm

📍 1029 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33705

Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Experience a new way of touring the aquarium at their summer celebration, happening every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from May 27 through July 30. Watch as the rescued marine animals interact, or enjoy a free boat tour during your visit! Find live entertainment, family-friendly activities, festive food, drinks, and the sparkling views of the water. 

Monday | 10:00am- 6:00pm
Tuesday | 10:00am- 6:00pm
Wednesday | 10:00am- 6:00pm
Thursday | 10:00am- 6:00pm
Friday | 10:00am- 6:00pm
Saturday | 10:00am- 6:00pm
Sunday | 10:00am- 6:00pm

📍 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater, FL 33767

Native eSUP Adventures

These are not common paddle boards, believe us. They’re electric motor powered! Even if you who have doubts about coordination, you have nothing to worry about. Anyone can paddle board with these!  They’re much easier than standard ones. Make sure to contact them if you need any accommodations! Experience the  gorgeous islands and mangroves through the tours out of Shell Key.

Monday | 9:30am- 7:30pm
Tuesday | 9:00am- 7:00pm
Wednesday | 9:30am- 7:30pm
Thursday | 9:30am- 8:00pm
Friday | 9:30am- 7:30pm
Saturday | 9:30am- 7:30pm
Sunday | 9:30am- 7:30pm

📍 2800 Pinellas Bayway S, Tierra Verde, FL 33715

The Brisket Shoppe

Talk about fresh food. They’re only open on Friday & Saturday from 10 AM – 4 PM (or until they sell out), this equals no waste. They tay true to their vision of minimal waste and having the freshest ingredients! Everything that comes out of their kitchen is of the best quality. This is a must-try and we had to include it in our June Local Love List. 

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | Closed
Thursday | Closed
Friday | 10:00am- 4:00pm 
Saturday | 10:00am- 4:00pm 
Sunday | Closed

📍 3501 N Armenia Ave Tampa, FL 33607

A Boat Day

There’s a reason people call this the ‘Buccaneer FUNship’! A two-story pontoon boat with a water slide? Hello! Plus, this boat accommodates 10 friends/family for an amazing day of sightseeing, swimming, dolphin watching, snorkeling, and shelling around the barrier islands around Clearwater. And, you’re not alone, a professional Captain and tour guide will make sure your day is relaxing, safe, and unforgettable!

Monday | 8:00am- 6:00pm
Tuesday | 8:00am- 6:00pm
Wednesday | 8:00am- 6:00pm
Thursday | 8:00am- 6:00pm
Friday | 8:00am- 6:00pm
Saturday | 8:00am- 6:00pm
Sunday | 8:00am- 6:00pm

📍 198 Seminole St, Clearwater, FL 33755

Postcard Inn

This is one of our favorite spots from our June Local Love List, it feels like we’re on vacation! Enjoy in a pool that’s steps away from the ocean, featuring live music and DJs every weekend; drink a tropical cocktail at the beachside tiki hut Beach Bar.  Find the Snack Shack for easy, tasty bites. This fourth of July weekend, they’ll host the July 4th Sand Dance Festival! 

📍 6300 Gulf Blvd
St Pete Beach, Florida 33706

The Dog Bar

Imagine a dog park with a full-service bar! That is pretty much what you are getting when you go here, doesn’t it sound awesome? Your dogs don’t have to stay on-leash, and they can meet some furry friends while you enjoy yourself. Relax knowing your pups are under good supervision from the on-staff dog park supervisor or “Wooferee” as they call it.  

Monday | 12:00pm- 12:00am
Tuesday | 12:00pm- 12:00am
Wednesday | 12:00pm- 12:00am
Thursday | 12:00pm- 12:00am
Friday | 11:00am- 1:00am
Saturday | 11:00am- 1:00am
Sunday | 11:00am- 12:00pm

📍 2300 Central Ave. St. Pete, FL 33712

Jimmy's on the Edge

Did you know Jimmy’s On The Edge is Clearwater Beach’s largest rooftop bar? Get great food and cocktails any time of the day, and enjoy great happy hour deals between 3 PM and 6 PM Monday-Friday. Paired with an amazing meal and drinks, enjoy panoramic views of the water and beaches Clearwater is famous for! Tell your friends of the Free Fireball shots at 9 PM every night. 

Monday | 11:00am- 10:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am- 10:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am- 10:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am- 10:00pm
Friday | 11:00am- 11:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am- 11:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am- 10:00pm

📍 505 S Gulfview Blvd 10th Floor, Clearwater Beach FL 33767

3 Daughters Brewing

Another amazing rooftop bar and one of our favorite spots from our June Local Love List, to cool off during Summer. This rooftop tasting room has views of the intercostal waterways and Pier 60 as an added bonus! Get all of your favorite 3D drinks and food at their new Clearwater location. 

Monday | 11:30am- 10:00pm
Tuesday | 11:30am- 10:00pm
Wednesday | 11:30am- 10:00pm
Thursday | 11:30am- 10:00pm
Friday | 11:30am- 12:00am
Saturday | 11:30am- 12:00am
Sunday |11:30am- 8:00pm

📍222 22nd St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33712

Fergs

Taking up nearly 2 full city blocks, Fergs is the one-stop shop for all customers. There’s something for everyone, from sports viewing with their 90+ TVs, Tampa Bay Rays Watch Parties, and a dog park, to live music shows, ax throwing at Axe and Ale, and a pizza ATM out front. Plus, enjoy some of our Florida favorites like the Mahi-Mahi sandwich, or game time classics like their hot dogs or buffalo wings. 

Monday | 11:00am- 11:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am- 11:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am- 11:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am- 11:00pm
Friday | 11:00am- 1:00am
Saturday | 11:00am- 1:00am
Sunday |11:00am- 10:00pm

📍1320 Central Avenue, St Petersburg, FL 33705

Dirty Laundry

From 8 AM – 5 PM, you can stop by dirty laundry for some delicious Instagram-able breakfast or lunch. They have a menu full of classics and freshly brewed coffee, tea, or Matcha. Then after 5 PM, this cafe takes on a new appearance as a speakeasy. Here you can get cocktails and of course, the best photo opportunities in DTSP. 

Monday | 8:00am- 5:00pm
Tuesday | 8:00am- 5:00pm
Wednesday | 8:00am- last call
Thursday | 8:00am- last call
Friday | 8:00am- 3:00am
Saturday | 8:00am- 3:00am
Sunday | 8:00am- last call

📍1742 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33712

Frescos Water Front Bistro

Eating at the St. Pete Pier sounds like a dream. What better place to enjoy the pier than Frescos? Grab refreshing cocktails and delicious seafood at the waterside. Their menu caters to all diners, but we recommend the lobster roll. It’s out of this world! Enjoy their happy hour Monday – Friday from 3 to 7 p.m at either one of their two, full-service bars. 

Monday | 11:00am- 10:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am- 10:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am- 10:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am- 10:00pm
Friday | 11:00am- 11:00pm
Saturday | 9:00am- 11:00pm
Sunday | 9:00am- 10:00pm

📍300 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Beach Ride Rental

Hit the beach with style! Enjoy the open-air street legal golf cart at the Channelside Rentals location, which offers hourly rentals in the Downtown Tampa area. Visit all the Tampa hot spots like Armature works, Hyde Park, and Downtown Tampa. Pick up your rental at the Channel side parking garage. 

📞 : (727)-239-9626.                                                 Email: beachriderental@gmail.com

Kick Off Summer in Tampa Bay

These are our favorite spots and June top picks for the best activities, bars, restaurants, local shops, and more in the Tampa Bay area. If you want to find out more cool places or fun things to do, check out our guides! Tag us @StufftoDoinTampaBay in Instagram and Facebook.

Daniela Camejo Sanchez

Daniela Camejo Sanchez

D. P. Camejo Sanchez is a Venezuelan writer and a Tampa local of many years. Her writing appears (or will soon appear) in The New York Quarterly, Ethel Zine, Olney Magazine, Afternoon Delight, Pastel Serenity Zine, and more.
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