The Best Bars in Davis Islands, Tampa

Davis Island,Tampa, Florida
Davis Island,Tampa, Florida | © felix mizioznikov / Alamy Stock Photo
Stella Carnegie

Tampa’s Davis Island, and the neighborhoods that border it, are full of pubs, clubs and bars perfect for grabbing a drink and enjoying good company. Check out the 10 best bars on Tampa’s Davis Islands and all the food, drinks and fun they have to show you a unbeatable good time.

Molly Malone’s Irish Pub

Serving breakfast lunch and dinner as well as a full bar of liquor, Molly Malone’s Irish Pub is a family friendly Irish pub perfect for a a happy hour drink, business lunch or afternoon with great company. The Irish-styled, though not traditional, decor and live music make for a lively atmosphere in which no one can ever be a stranger. The owner, John Malone, himself is originally from Dublin, and works hard to make sure every customer has a good ole Irish time every time they visit his pub. On top of great beer, Molly Malone’s serves a meaty and flavorful shepherds pie, so grab a drink and enjoy a casual later afternoon and evening in the open and bright space that is Molly Malone’s Irish Pub.

The Anchor Bar

The Anchor Bar is a local favorite of the South Tampa area, with a mix of food, liquor, wide variety of draft beers and altogether strong drinks at a great price. It does not stop there, the juicy burgers, garlic parmesan and chipotle BBQ crispy wings and loaded fries will never disappoint, nor will the welcoming and friendly staff who are more than happy to cater whatever it is you may need. Anchor Bar is a great place for you and your friends to finish up the night. Don’t miss their happy hour deals throughout the week or live music on the weekends, though it is guaranteed that any day you go is sure to be a fun and fulfilling time.

The Sail Plaza

The Sail Plaza is located near downtown and the convention center, right on the water. During the day, feel the breeze and enjoy the weather, watching the joggers, walkers, boats, bicycle riders and more as they pass along the river walk, and enjoy food and drinks under the hanging lights and illuminated steps at night. The seating, music, and drinks available are all incredible and what’s more is that it’s accessible by boat. Keep an eye out for food trucks on one Friday each month, or simply cool off, sit back and relax with a beer in the fresh air and sunshine; there’s no way to keep from breaking into the biggest of smiles.

Island’s Club

Island’s Club is a late night restaurant and bar, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with the greatest deals in town. Even better, they support their local Lightnings with 50 cent wings on every game day, along with a plethora of events throughout the year for holidays like Halloween and New Years’ Eve. Go to Island’s Club for good drinks, a great game of billiards and a fun, lively and super friendly atmosphere that excites and welcomes all for an unbeatable good time.

DI Coffee Bar

Coffee shop by day, with a unique and tasty collection of hot and cold brews, and hip chic wine bar by night, DI Coffee is the ideal place to sit cozy inside at high low and long tables or up at the unique walk up bar outside for a lovely or bold glass of beer or wine. All of the furniture is tastefully put together and placed as well as is the wall decor, from simple painting to hanging antique guitars, all of which are for sale. A new coffee and wine bar on the scene, DI is a Davis Island gem and absolute must.
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