Skipper's Smokehouse And Oyster Bar

910 Skipper Rd Tampa, FL 33613 (813) 513-7616
(18)
Hours Mon Closed
Tue 11am-10pm
Wed-Fri 11am-10:30pm
Sat Noon-10:30pm
Sun 1pm-9pm
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Great Food Great bands Great times

Skippers is a long lasting legend for good reasons. The food is fantastic, good service, great bands and a great mixed crowd always.
srancone
September 25, 2011

Great casual venue

I have been a patron of Skippers for over 20 years, and have even taken my children to quite a few concerts. We've always had a good time and enjoyed the food. It's a great break away from the mainstream.
KatWoman64
November 22, 2009

the mullet

very good food and service loved the music at night under the stars no loud drunks just good people having a good time eating good food :)
themullet
March 11, 2009

Curtis needs to catch up

Skippers is every good thing that has been said by the other reviewers. But the main review by Curtis keeps talking about a sand dance floor. Man, if you think Skippers still has a sand dance floor, you have not been there in a long time. The only exposed dirt left is between the tables and the rest of the place has had a deck for as long as any regular can remember.
Borisenko
July 09, 2008

Outstanding. Period.

Good service, GREAT food. Try the smoked mullet-hands down the best in Tampa Bay. It is a dry rub that, though it is a smoked fish, it is suprisingly moist, with a full flavor. It is served with a side of BBQ sauce that reminded us of the Dinosaur BBQ in Syracuse NY (a national Landmark). Back tothe fish-The meat literally falls off the bone, and one fish with the two sides is a great meal. And a quick word about the hush-puppies-they melt in your mouth. Literally. Even the Ceasars salad was phenomenal. It was a perfect balance of greens and chicken, that left our salad expert speechless (and she has been with us for 11 years-I have never seen her rave about a salad like she did here. In 11 years.) On a Saturday night, the service was fast, food was hot and wait staff was very friendly. Of course, this isnt a ""five star restauraunt"", but for a place you can walk in with shorts and flip-flops, it deserves at least four stars.
Ethpaal
June 01, 2008

Good Food, Great Music

If you like seafood, gator, and burgers with an eclectic mix of servers and patrons; then this North Tampa institution is for you. What's even better is you can catch a show in the "Skipper Dome" outdoor venue. The music runs from the blues to folk, from hard rock to lounge. Check out there website for their menu and current show listing.
mayja1766
February 05, 2008

very good

good
samdittus
December 06, 2007

Enjoyed It

Had a good time and would go back
GCD511
December 05, 2007

Great place for a fun casual night

Go for the music, not the food. For first timers this place looks like it should be condemned. You can dress as casual as you want and no one will notice. They have very unusual bands that are always a lot of fun. I would highly recommend eating somewhere else before you get there. Just about everything is battered and deep fried. Heart attack in a paper tray. The onion rings are still good.
mfrayn
October 26, 2007

Unscrupulous bartender

Great place to hang out as long as you don't mind being shortchanged by the smarta$$ bartender outside. Gave him a twenty and he gave me change for a ten, looked at me funny when I called him out.
gonzopa
May 18, 2007
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