Best Hot Spots in Tampa

August 27, 2011 4:41 PM

Some of the best hot spots in Tampa are places to have a quiet conversation with friends or listen to great live music.

Fuma Bella

1318 E. Eighth Ave.
Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 248-6130
Fuma Bella is one of the best hot spots in Tampa. Small and intimate, Fuma Bella is a great place to grab a drink with friends – where you’ll actually be able to hear one another speak. And the drinks at Fuma Bella are second to none. With a top-notch bartender who can make just about any drink you can think of, Fuma Bella is the place to go in Tampa.

New World Brewery

1313 E. Eighth Ave.
Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 248-4969
New World Brewery is one of the best hot spots in Tampa. Situated away from it all, New World Brewery offers a great, low-key place to have a few beers and listen to live music. With New World Brewery’s list of national and local artists as well as its decent beer selection, it is one of the best places to hang out in Tampa.

Four Green Fields

205 W. Platt St.
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 254-4444
Four Green Fields is one of the best hot spots in Tampa. If you’re looking for a truly authentic Irish bar with bartenders who know how to pour a Guinness correctly, this is the place for you. In addition to the traditional Irish fare and drinks, there’s also live Irish music.

Mr. Dunderbak’s

14929 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33613
(813) 977-4104
Mr. Dunderbak’s is Tampa’s oldest craft and European beer bar. With more than 55 draft beers and 400 bottled beers, Mr. Dunderbak’s has become one of the best hot spots in Tampa. While you’re searching the wide array of offerings, don’t hesitate to ask the staff what their opinion is or to help you navigate the menu. Mr. Dunderbak’s staff is very knowledgeable about the beer they sell. Mr. Dunderbak’s is also the meeting place for Tampa’s home brewers club.

The Undertow

3850 Gulf Blvd.
St. Petersburg, FL 33706
(727) 368-9000
One of the best hot spots in Tampa is located right on the beach – The Undertow. What could be better than drinking the day away at a bar on the beach and listening to the waves crash?

By Stephanie Geary