Our picks for the best in Tampa happy hours!
Unwinding after a long day at work doesn’t have to break the bank! We’ve found some of the best happy hours in Tampa not only for drinks but also food! Fill up before a Lightning game or host a great date without letting your bank account run dry. Get a couple of your closest friends and use this list of Tampa happy hours to choose your next spot for a night out.
Remember, happy hour specials are subject to change, so double check with the restaurant before you go.
South Tampa Happy Hour
Green Lemon’s happy hour happens every day of the week from 2pm to 7pm. Their “Fiesta Hour” menu includes things like $4 Sangria and three tacos for $8. Splurge on a Maragrona for just $12. Green Lemon always has great service and food which makes it an awesome place to spend happy hour.
Just down Howard, you’ll find Luv Child (formerly The Lodge). Happy hour there is also seven days a week (although some specials vary for Tiki Tuesday), from 3pm to 6:30pm. Grab a $5 share plate to snack on with your $8 frozen marg or piña colada. You’ll find discounts on wine, sangria and Corona as well.
Bella’s happy hour is Monday through Friday from 3pm to 6pm and includes specials on wine, cocktails and select food items.
Happy hour at Haven lasts from 5 to 7pm every day of the week. Owned by the talented folks at Bern’s, this spot is known by locals as one of the best spots for foodies. Enjoy the best charcuterie, wine, and steaks, each with special accompanying flavors.
The happy hour menu varies but includes great prices on sharable bites, wine by the glass, cocktails, and beer. Burgers and cheese plates are only $10. Monday through Thursday these specials are available regardless of where you sit, but Friday through Sunday they’re only available at the bar and on the patio.
For an Italian inspired Tampa happy hour, try Ava. This is a great spot to visit after work, as the atmosphere provides a true escape from the day-to-day. During happy hour, served weekdays from 5-7pm, indulge in $8 handcrafted cocktails, $6 wines by the glass, pizzas (try the yummy mushroom pizza!), and discounted appetizers.
FYI: happy hour is only available at the bar, and happy hour food is only available from 5-7pm.
With a beautiful downstairs bar and the rooftop Luna Lounge, Bulla is a popular destination for a yummy Spanish meal paired with the best sangria in town. Join Bulla every day for their drink and food deals from 3-7pm. Sip on discounted drinks, plus sangria for only $6 per glass or $24 for a full pitcher!
Pair your drink with discounted bar bites like ham croquettes, hummus, and the restaurant’s signature Patatas Bravas. FYI – happy hour food specials are only available at the bar.
Happy hour at Blind Goat isn’t just one hour, it’s four. From 3 -7pm Monday through Friday there’s quite a few drink specials. Premium wells are $4 house wines are $5 and the cocktail/food special of the day is $5. There’s also specials that rotate by day worth checking out, like $6 giant Bavarian pretzels on Thursdays.
Keep happy hour cozy at Ciro’s speakeasy on Bayshore Boulevard. Happy hour here is available Monday through Thursay from 5pm to 7pm. You’ll find $8 craft cocktails and a few discounted dishes on top of that trademark Ciro’s vibe. Be sure to call ahead for the password for the day.
Ybor Happy Hour
Barterhouse in Ybor is a hit with the Tampa locals, as a luxurious spot for a delicious dinner. Their creative twist on American cuisine features eclectic flavors, even during happy hour.
Visit Wednesday-Sunday from 4:30-6:30pm to treat yourself to special deals on select wines ($5 by the glass), select cocktails (just $7 each), and amazing bar bites for $6 each. Try the Smash Burger, Bacon Wrapped Dates, and Korean Chicken Wings, all featured on the happy hour menu.
Every day is happy at Bradley’s with their almost unbeatable happy hour. Every day until 9pm, all drinks are two for one, making it the perfect place to end your day and start your night. Plus, NY NY Pizza is right next door. What else could you want?
Bernini of Ybor not only has a great drink special with their $3 martinis every day until 7pm, but they turn it up a notch with their food happy hour. From 4pm to 7pm, visit Bernini to receive half off your pasta dish or entree. These deals make Bernini of Ybor the perfect cheap date night that doesn’t sacrifice quality.
Seminole Heights Happy Hour
Monday through Friday from 3pm to 6pm enjoy great prices on all your favorite “C” foods. Charcuterie, chicken wings, cauliflower bites, cheeseburgers — and of course select champagne ($7) and cocktails ($8). Pair it with discounted wings or charcuterie and you’ll be set for the evening.
Happy hour on the Front Porch is from 4 to 7p.m. Monday through Saturday. House wines and cocktails are just $3.50, with discounts on beer and sangria as well. Fridays and Saturdays also offer 85-cent wings from 4 to 6 p.m.
Downtown Tampa Happy Hour
This sprawling spot just over the bridge on Harbor Island has a great happy hour from 4-7pm Monday through Friday. House liquors are just $6, but the cocktail menu is what really shines — $10 for plenty of top-shelf options. There are discounts for beer and wine, as well.
Every day from 3 to 7 pm, Gen X Tavern offers up Tampa happy hour deals along with boat loads of 90s ambiance. $4 craft beers, food specials and $6 for select cocktails (rotating).
Chic and cozy, Hotel Bar is such a gem in downtown Tampa. Their happy hour specials are especially enticing. Each weekday from 4 to 6pm draft beers are $5, $3 off wine glasses and select cocktails (the star of the show) for $9.
Fill up before the Lightning game and avoid high drink prices at Amalie Arena by stopping for a drink at Yeoman’s Cask and Lion. Every weekday from 3-5pm, get $2 off all drinks. Pair your beverages with a few hearty dishes from the main menu to share with a group of friends.
Westshore District Happy Hour
For a sushi twist on your happy hour, there are amazing deals at Kona Grill. After a day of shopping at International Plaza, make your way to this nearby Japanese-inspired New American restaurant for a bite to eat and overflowing sake. They host a great early bird happy hour and late night happy hour to keep you satisfied. Enjoy discount sushi, egg rolls, and sake bombs.
Happy hour is served Monday-Friday from 2-6pm and late night Monday-Thursday from 9pm until closing time. Enjoy Select discounted appetizers and drink specials like $3 shots of sake, $6 wines and $9 sake bombers.
This high end spot just outside International Plaza has happy hour from 4-6pm. Enjoy specially-priced apps, cocktails and wine. Only available for patrons seated in the bar and lounge.
Cooper’s Hawk is a great Tampa happy hour spot that has some great specials from 2-5pm every weekday. Enjoy some of their best appetizers at a discounted price. House wines by the glass are $9.50 or upgrade to the lux & international line for $11.50 a glass. Select cocktails are available for $10.50. You[‘ll find discounts on apps and flat breads as well.
Feature image credit: Barterhouse Ybor