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Tampa Nightlife – Clubs, Bars & Nightlife Tips

Tampa Nightlife

Located on the western coast of Florida, Tampa is a terrific bay city with lots of fun things to do. Here are some suggestions for interesting night time activities in the city.

Food and Cigars in Ybor City

If you’re looking for something to do at night in Tampa, head to 7th and 8th Street in Ybor city. There are tons of restaurants, bars and shops, and it’s also a nice area to walk around. In particular, La Creperia Cafe is a reasonably priced crepe cafe and the perfect place for a late night snack. They have both sweet and savory crepes on their huge menu. In addition to having fantastic restaurants, Ybor is well known for its cigars, as it was the location where many Cuban immigrants settled. La Herencia de Cuba, or the Heritage of Cuba in English, is a small local shop that hand rolls cigars on premises.

A Night Out Around Channelside

Channelside is a great part of Tampa for dates or a night out. It has a wide range of restaurants, a bowling alley, a movie theater, and other assorted shops and bars. Channelside is also next door to the Florida Aquarium and the St Pete Times Forum, hosting sporting events and concerts. There is even a very inexpensive trolley that will take you to Ybor City.

Theatre and Comedy in Tampa

The Tampa Performing Arts Center is a great theatre setting, offering several auditoriums that cater to different theatre styles. For comedy, the Tampa Improv is a great spot for high-quality stand up. Located in the heart of Ybor City, this is a popular spot on the weekends.

Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about Tampa.

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