So you find yourself looking for the best sports bars in Tampa, or anywhere that isn't the confines of your cavernous living room to catch the best games. Maybe somewhere you can meet up with a few friends and enjoy a few drinks and some grub. You probably want to go somewhere with a lot of TVs, a good selection of food and drink that won't break the bank, and an accommodating environment. There are quite a few of em in Tampa, but here's what we feel are the best sports bars in Tampa.

These are just a few of our favorite sports bars in Tampa. For more Tampa sports bars and things to do in Tampa, 813area always has your back with all the best Tampa Bay has to offer.

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222 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa FL, 33609
Around for over 20 years, the press box definitely knows what it's doing when it comes to being a great sports bar in Tampa. "If you want to see a sporting event in North America, you can see it here," boasts their website. With over 23 TVs and a wide assortment of classic bar food like wings, burgers, and potato skins, you owe it to yourself to check out the press box.
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107 S Franklin St., Tampa FL, 33602
Located in Downtown Tampa a few blocks from the Forum, Hattricks is everything you need in a sports bar. ESPN even named it one of the top ten in the country. They offer all the satellite packages for all the major sports leagues and boast high definition TVs all throughout the restaurant. And THE BEST wings in all of Tampa Bay! My order is: Shake n Bake BBQ Wings, flats only!
4500 W. Cypress St., Tampa FL, 33701
Located inside the Doubletree Hotel at the Tampa airport, Player's is the place to go if you want an upscale, but casual sports bar in Tampa. Enjoy an assortment of menu items like black angus burgers, prime rib sliders, and wings. All their TVs are high definition and the full bar is a nice touch.
1625 E. 7th Ave, Tampa FL, 33605
Now open in Ybor City, Buffalo Wild Wings is located on 7th Ave in the heart of the historic entertainment district.
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410 S. Howard Ave., Tampa FL, 33606
Come get your country on at South Howard Avenue's one and only Southern Sports Bar, where you'll find good friends, great service, and legendary wings....
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1719 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa FL, 33607
Opened in the fall of 2013, Ducky's Sports Lounge is a boutique sports bar partially-owned by Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria. Ducky's features...
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1600 E. 8th Ave A147, Tampa FL, 33605
GET YOUR GAME ON TAMPA! GameTime is an Entertainment Center with many locations throughout Florida that offer indoor amusements and a full service experience...
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304 E. Davis Blvd, Tampa FL, 33606
The Anchor Bar is a local pub located in the heart of Davis Islands that serves cold beer and great food! Open 11am to 3am, 7 days a week (kitchen open...
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2003 E 7th Ave., Tampa FL, 33605
Sports atmosphere and live music.
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3712 W Columbus Dr, Tampa FL, 33607
Our company's mission statement is to be brilliant on the basics. In our business that means highly satisfied Guests. We believe in repeat Guests that...
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3860 W Columbus Dr, Tampa, FL 33607, Tampa FL, 33607
Welcome to Miller's Ale House – Tampa International! We're a local restaurant and sports bar located at the cross street of Columbus Dr and Grady Ave.
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1611 West Swann Avenue, Tampa FL, 33606
Irish 31 sets the standard for all Irish pubs in the Tampa Bay area. Enjoy a wide array of draft and bottled beers, full liquor bar, and a diverse menu...
6807 Adamo Dr, Tampa FL, 33619
We card under 40 and consumption of alcohol is not permitted for ages under 21.
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1805 E 7th Ave, Tampa FL, 33605
Gaspar's Grotto is Tampa's only "One Stop Bar Hop with 3 large bar areas in 1 venue. There is always something different going on at Gaspar's ranging from...
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11402 North 30th Street, Tampa FL, 33612
We have a dedication to providing excellent service and delicious food.
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4145 Henderson Blvd, Tampa FL, 33629
Pete's Place is where you will Find the CHEAPEST Drink Specials everyday! It’s also the BEST KARAOKE Spot in Town, Every Thursday, Friday & Saturday...
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6310 North Florida Avenue, Tampa FL, 33604
It all started over a beer....We are Social House, a neighborhood sports bar with craft cocktails, comfort food, and tv's always on the game. Our names...
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11310 Causeway Blvd, Brandon FL, 33511
Glory Days Grill is a sports-themed family restaurant featuring a variety of dining options, outstanding service and real time entertainment.