If you’re looking to relax after work, hang out with friends, or dance the night away, Tampa is the place to be.
Read on as we wrap up the top spots for a perfect night out and show you how to party safely with our IV therapy treatments in Tampa.
The Best Nightlife in Tampa
From dance clubs and old-school arcade games to fine dining and drinks with a view, Tampa is jam-packed with places to go for a glorious night out. While many of the top spots are located in Tampa’s main entertainment districts—Ybor City and SoHo—there are also many great options throughout the city. Want to find out more? Keep scrolling!
What was once a cigar industry hangout, has become Ybor City's prime nightlife destination. A gothic club complete with the Dungeon room featuring skulls, metal chains, and red lighting, The Castle is famous for its vibrant atmosphere, eclectic drinks, and hosting some of Florida’s top DJs.
Each of the five floors of Ybor City’s ultra-modern Club Prana—the Lounge, the Mezzanine, the Sanctuary, the Night Club, and the Skybar with epic views of downtown Tampa—is there to offer a unique music style and nighttime experience. The club packs in the crowds for all flavors of latin, hip-hop, reggae, and dance. With its cutting-edge light and sound systems, stellar lineups, and personable staff (VIP experience includes red carpets at the entrance and bottle service), Club Prana remains a clear favorite among the city’s clubgoers.
Crowbar may be compact, but its intimate atmosphere and close-up views of the scene make it a true clubgoers’ delight. Expect a solid sound system and a perfectly placed DJ booth spinning an eclectic mix of rock, jazz, ska, dubstep, hip-hop, indie, metal, and reggae. Don’t miss the club’s popular weekly events held in the snug Nest Beer Garden—Karaoke Mondays, Ol’ Dirty Sundays, and DaCypher Wednesdays.
Sal Y Mar Rooftop Bar
Good drinks, mesmerizing vistas, and great vibes await at Sal Y Mar Rooftop Bar, a brand new venue in the heart of the Midtown district. The bar resides on top of the stylish Aloft and Element Hotel, offering breathtaking views of Tampa, Westshore, and St. Petersburg skylines. The sophisticated coastal architecture is inspired by the Riviera Maya town of Tulum.
Executive chef Stephanie Bisogne serves a delectable selection of traditional Cuban sandwiches side by side with authentic Spanish tapas and treats like Carne Asada street tacos and pan-seared scallops. To quench your thirst, take your pick from a wide array of classic and artisanal craft cocktails, local craft beers, and wines.
Hi-Fi Rooftop Bar
One of the city’s most popular options for outdoor drinking and dining is perched on top of Dunedin's new Fenway Hotel. Hi-Fi Rooftop Bar, inspired by the original Fenway speakeasy that used to be located in the building’s basement, offers stunning views of the intercoastal waterway. The rooftop is arguably one of the locals’ favorite spots to catch a Florida sunset over Caladesi and Honeymoon Islands.
Here, you can enjoy creative cocktails, local craft beers, and a carefully curated selection of wines. If you need a snack, there’s no shortage of burgers and small plates including pork belly “wings” and the Fenway house salad with champagne vinaigrette. One of the main draws of this charming space is live jazz which makes it the perfect spot for a successful night out.
Yard of Ale
Yard of Ale is the place to be for beer aficionados. This sought-after bar in the heart of the SoHo neighborhood offers 23 craft and import drafts on tap, 75 bottled beers, besides being home to Cigar City Brewing’s exclusive release of the 1821 American Golden Ale.
The bar features weekly specials, live music, trivia, and cornhole tournaments. The warm atmosphere is almost as good as the beer. Bring your appetite if you plan on getting more than just drinks—Yard of Ale is known for serving some of the best wings in Tampa, baked and tossed in their special seasoning, in addition to mouth-watering burgers and backyard pizzas.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
Seminole Hard Rock Tampa, owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, is one of the ten largest casinos in the world. This expansive music-themed venue features everything from countless restaurants and bars to cascading fountains and an art deco-inspired slots area with more than 850 games. Seminole’s brand new state-of-the-art poker room boasts 46 tables. Here you can try your luck with popular games such as Texas Hold 'em, 7 Card Stud, Omaha, and Omaha Hi-Lo.
Silks Poker Room
Silks is one of the most visited poker rooms in Tampa Bay. You won’t struggle to find a game you like here. Silks Poker Room features every variation of Texas Hold'em, No-Limit Hold'em, Omaha, and Stud Games that you can play at one of its 23 poker tables. Poker enthusiasts can also take part in weekly events and multi-table tournaments. Amenities include complimentary soft drinks, dining and cocktail service, tableside massages, as well as large TV screens showing live sporting events and simulcast racing from across the country.
TGT Poker & Racebook
TGT Poker and Racebook has 16 poker tables where you can immerse yourself in a variety of popular games in a relaxing atmosphere. Currently, the selection of poker games consists of Fortune Pai Gow, Ultimate Texas Hold’em, Three Card Poker, Crazy Four Poker, DJ Wild, and Face Up Pai Gow. From multi-table tournaments to daily promotions, table side dining, the venue offers plenty to do. The Sports Lounge has a full-service bar where you can take a break to enjoy a quick snack and quench your thirst.
Founded in 1905 by Cuban immigrant Casimiro Hernandez, Sr. and still operated by the same family, Columbia Restaurant is not only Florida’s oldest restaurant, but also the largest Spanish restaurant in the world. The award-winning Spanish and Cuban menu features the likes of Spanish Bean Soup, Columbia’s Original 1905 Salad, Chicken and Yellow Rice Ybor, and the Original Cuban Sandwich. On the wine list, you’ll find more than 1,000 labels and over 50,000 bottles.
Bern’s Steak House
Known as one of the best steakhouses in the United States, Bern's Steak House has been an unmissable stop in Tampa for over half a century. The highlights of the menu include prime Strips, Delmonicos, Porterhouses, and T-Bone steaks, all dry-aged in house for 5-8 weeks and charbroiled over natural hardwood lump charcoal.
Top your experience off with one of Bern’s internationally renowned desserts like their classic Banana Cheese Pie and original-recipe King Midas carrot cake with spiced pecans. Bern's Steak House is also home to the largest private wine collection in the world of over 600,000 bottles including depression-era French red wine, pre-war Sauternes, and Madeira from the 17th century.
The high-end Mexican chain restaurant Besito—Spanish for “little kiss”—offers authentic Mexican cuisine in an intimate setting. The restaurant was founded in 2006 by John Tunney, who started a career in the restaurant business at the age of 14 and spent years traveling Mexico, in partnership with prominent restaurateur Chris Sullivan. Be sure to try specialities like Pescado a la Parrilla, Chile Relleno Con Hongos, and Costilla Torta. The drinks menu offers a good selection of wines, beers, cocktails, and 75 different types of tequila.
GameTime Tampa Arcade, Restaurant, and Sports Bar
Tucked away in Centro Ybor, GameTime Tampa is an expansive entertainment center. Eclectic crowds are drawn by the Mega Arcade with over 120 games and simulators in addition to four lanes of mini bowling and 60 HDTVs to watch sporting events. What’s more, the complex boasts a restaurant with a large selection of wings, half-pound Angus burgers, ribs, and pizzas, and a sports bar with a good selection of beers to wash it all down.
Laser Ops is a forerunner in Tampa’s arcade bar gaming. It offers over 50 arcade games with crowd favorites like Jurassic Park to Skee-Ball, Down the Clown, Pac Man, Asteroids, and Galaga. And that’s not all. This state-of-the-art entertainment center has plenty of extreme gaming opportunities, from tactical laser tag and archery tag to bazooka ball and virtual reality gaming.
Complement your game with an Angus burger, specialty pizza, or grilled cheese sandwich from the onsite Bar & Grille. There’s also a full liquor, craft beer, and wine bar featuring special selections from local Tampa Bay breweries.
Lowry Parcade & Tavern
Lowry Parcade & Tavern is serious about vintage gaming. Here you’ll find both nostalgic arcade games like Galaga, Defender, Ms. Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, and X-Men, vintage pinball and skeeball machines, pool table, and retro video games. Every Thursday, Lowry hosts The First United Church of Nintendo where hundreds of original games are brought out for Nintendo enthusiasts. Thirsty gamers are spoiled with a great selection of beers—the tap list includes more than 20 local Florida beers and other interesting brews from all over the country.
Recovering From a Night of Partying in Tampa
After a night of partying and drinking, Reset IV is here to help you with a fast recovery. We offer several fully customizable hangover treatments to combat dehydration and other common hangover symptoms.
Our IV drips will rehydrate your body, flush out toxins and restore nutrients you lost while drinking. What’s more, they will provide you with a cocktail of fluids and vitamins to keep you refreshed and energized. Additional minerals and vitamins, such as B-complex vitamins, vitamin C, and folic acid, will help you prevent vertigo, nausea, and headaches.
We offer on-demand concierge services so that you won’t need to leave your home to enjoy the benefits of our hangover IV treatments. We will be typically at your door within an hour of booking, depending on availability.
You can choose among a range of Reset IV hangover packages, including:
- The Pre Game package. This special IV formula will hydrate your body before you start partying so that you can handle whatever the night throws at you.
- The Hydration package. This healthy blend of fluid and electrolytes is specifically created to boost your energy levels.
- Still Spinning package. This hangover package contains your choice of heartburn, nausea, or pain relief meds to help you get back on your feet.
- The Baller package. This package consists of medications to treat any hangover symptoms from headache to nausea and upset stomach, plus a multi-vitamin cocktail to help you replenish all the lost nutrients.
- DEFCON 1 package. This formula consists of fluids and electrolytes in addition to your choice of anti-nausea, anti-heartburn, or pain relief meds.
To learn more about Reset IV services and schedule your appointment in Tampa, feel free to call Reset IV at 1-833-737-3848 or contact us online and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.