What’s a dive bar? It’s an interesting question and definitely up for interpretation.

We like to think of a dive bar as a places where locals go to get a drink or a few. Simple as that. Of course these are only a handful of the great dive bars in Tampa Bay.

Tag your friends and let us know about your favorite dive bar in Tampa Bay.

The Hub has been a staple in Downtown Tampa since the 1940’s. Known by locals for the heaviest pour in Tampa. Welcome to The Hub!

The Drunken Clam in St Pete Beach is the perfect place to get a cold one and catch some live music.

“The World Famous” Tiny Tap Tavern is a dive gem in South Tampa, in the heart of everything that is opposite of a dive bar.

Head to the Friendly Tavern on Reddington Beach for great drinks and awesome karaoke.

McNasty’s on Gulf Blvd is just across the street from the beach in St Pete and exactly what you want from a dive bar.




Razzel’s Lounge affectionately calls themself the “Best Little Dive Bar in Clearwater”.

The Shipwreck is the oldest bar in Clearwater Beach and “where the locals go and tourists are always welcome”

Mahuffer’s in Indian Shores…since 1971

The Hole in the Wall Bar in Tampa…self explanatory. 🙂

Sporty’s in North Reddington Beach.

Fort Knox Bar in Reddington Shores.

Red’s on the Blvd in North Reddington Beach.

Reservoir Bar in Ybor City

Shadracks – St Pete Beach

Wilson’s Sports Lounge – St Pete

The Beer Shed – Riverview

Skip’s Bar – Dunedin

Tapper Pub – South Tampa

Lucky Star Lounge – St PeteLucky Star Lounge

Smuggler’s Tavern – Tierra VerdeSmuggler's Tavern

Mad Beach Dive Bar – Madeira BeachMad Beach Dive Bar

Barefoot Billy’s Friendly Tavern – TampaBarefoot Billy's Friendly Tavern

Cheers and have an awesome time!!!