Where can you go in Tampa Bay to catch all the Nascar action, down a brew, and chow on good grub? We’ve done the research and have collected a list of the best bars to watch your favorite driver win.
Quaker Steak & Lube
10400 49th Street North | Clearwater, FL 33762
(727) 572-WING | www.quakersteakandlube.com
This Pinellas County restaurant/bar is all about things with motors and of course NASCAR plus, they have the best buffalo style wings in Tampa Bay. There’s plenty of big screen TV’s in the bar to see all the racing action. When Daytona is racing they charter a bus that takes you over and back. Motorheads will love their weekend cars shows. There’s even a Bike Night on Wednesdays from 7 to 10 pm.
Hours: Mon and Tues: 11am to 10 pm | Wed and Thurs: 11am to 11 pm | Fri and Sat: 11am to 11 pm | Sun: 11am to 9pm
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Peabody’s Billiard & Games
15333 Amberly Dr. | Tampa, FL
(813) 972-1725 | www.peabodysbilliards.com
Every Sunday at Peabody’s Tampa they pull out all the stops for their weekly Nascar watch party! Join fellow Nascar fans for a chance to win prizes, tickets to the races and more. All-u-can-drink Miller and Coors Light During the Races for $15. No cover. They offer over 32 selections of beer on tap, 13 Professional size billiard tables, 18 electronic dart boards, 65 plasmas and even a night club where college hotties dance the night away.
Hours: Monday – Saturday 11 am – 3 am | Sunday 12 pm – 3 am
3939 49th Street N. | St. Petersburg 33709
(727) 527-5297 | www.biffburgers.com
This Pinellas Country burger joint is all about Nascar, bikes, cars, and burgers; they sell 28 different kinds priced from $2.99 to over $8. Biff Burger has great specials for drinking adults – $7 pitchers, $11 bucks and 50 cent wings. On Sunday’s kids eat free 5pm til close. Warning, they don’t except credit cards. Only Cash.
Hours: Mon-Thu 6 am – 10:30 pm | Fri-Sat 6 am – 12 am
The Press Box
222 S. Dale Mabry Hwy. | Tampa, FL 33609
(813) 876-3528 | www.pressboxsports.com
For more than 20 years people have packed the Press Box on Dale Mabry in south Tampa to watch Nascar and other sports. The Press Box is serious about sports, so serious they have TV’s stuffed everywhere you look. With 23 flat screens and 5 big screens all HD you shouldn’t have trouble finding that perfect spot to watch the race. Press Box has a full menu of tasty favorites that include their famous Buffalo-style wings and chicken.
Hours: Monday – Sunday 11am – 3am
2571 Drew St. | Clearwater, FL 33765
(727) 724-6177 | www.tiltedkilt.com
A good place for Nascar, cold beer (23 on draft), great food, and scantily clad female servers. Irish American food. Best Bet – try the Irish Nachos or Fat Bastard’s Meatloaf Sandwich with BBQ sauce.
Hours: Mon – Thurs: 11am to Midnight | Fri – Sat: 11am to 2am | Sun: 11am to Midnight
Cooters Restaurant and Bar
423 Poinsettia Ave. | Clearwater Beach
(727) 462-COOT (2668) | www.cooters.com
The place to go for Nascar and all sports action on Clearwater Beach is Cooters Sports Bar & Game Room! What better combination is there than the Florida Life Style and Nascar? Cooters has all the Nascar action you’re looking for on 14 Hi Def TV’s that all have satellite attached. They show every Nascar race and EVERY game WITH SOUND! They have happy hour specials 7 days a week from 3-6pm with 50 cent wings, oysters, and shrimp. Free WiFi.
Hours: Sunday – Thursday 11am – 11pm (Sports bar open late) Friday and Saturday 11am – midnight (Sports bar open til 1:30am).
High Octane Saloon
1590 S. Suncoast Blvd. | Homosassa, FL 34448
(352) 794-6037 | www.highoctanesaloon.com
This is a one of a kind Nascar biker bar. They are in Citrus County and but once there it’s well worth the trip. They serve burgers, wings, ribs, steaks, seafood, & salads. Plus, on Sunday’s they have a $3.00 pot roast and $2.00 12 oz. Bloody Mary’s to fill your tank with as you cheer on your favorite driver. Also on site: TATTOO PARLOR | INTERNET CAFE | A BURN OUT PIT
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11am – midnight | Friday- Saturday 11am – 3am
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