Are you and your friends getting bored at your usual hangouts? Check out these super-fun bars and restaurants in Tampa that will bring out your inner child!

Park & Rec Tampa

This newly-opened bar is more like an adult fun zone with alcoholic slushies, mega-sized beer pong, and even a lawn area for your furry friends to play, too! Park & Rec is more than just a bar and an arcade- it’s also a restaurant serving up fried ravioli, “90s nachos,” and even spiked milkshakes.

Park & Rec also created “Ballpark & Rec,” which is located at Tropicana Field and brings all of the fun of arcade games to the ball field. All of Park & Rec’s signature outdoor games are available here, too!

Lowry Parcade & Tavern

With a seemingly endless array of video games, plenty of fun can be had here at Lowry Parcade. Known for their great selection of craft beers, they also offer chips and other small food items to go with them. Sip on your drinks, gather with friends, and play arcade and table games!

The Patio Tampa

Decked out with fun streamers, balloons, and assorted lights, this outdoor bar is the place to be, especially on game days. Known for being the “Tampa Gator Club,” they don’t exclude non-Gator fans! Gather here and listen to live music as well as play super-sized Jenga and old-school air hockey.

The Patio also serves up food, so grab a bite to eat to pair with your blue and orange shots. Feel free to bring your furry friends to The Patio because they’re always allowed to cheer on the Gators here, too!

Thee Tree House

Even if you didn't have a tree house as a kid, you'll still appreciate this unique restaurant with a stylish twist on a nostalgic pastime. With limbs and leaves throughout, the interior is unlike any tree house you've ever seen with chic furniture and decor. After enjoying delicious food and cocktails in this "grown-up" hangout, head to their game room to play classics like basketball, skeeball, air hockey. They even have swing seats... at their bar!

Laser Ops Extreme Gaming Arcade

Dress in your most fun athletic clothes and strap on a neon laser tag gun for the ultimate laser tag game at the Laser Ops Extreme Gaming Arcade. They offer a full food menu and liquor bar!

Laser Ops is the perfect place to run around and catch up with your friends all while letting your inner child out. Not only does Laser Ops offer archery games, but they also have Bakooza Ball which combines laser tag with paint ball!

C.1949 Florida Beer Garden

Not only a great place for food and to catch up for drinks on their patio, but c.1949 also has plenty of games! From pool and Jenga to darts to board games, c.1949 is the spot for childlike fun!

C.1949 also has an extensive beer list and a rotating food truck schedule. They also have plenty of TVs, so feel free to stop in to catch a football game or Rays game. A must try when visiting c.1949 is their popcorn!

If you want to cut loose and have a guaranteed good time, so go out with your friends these fun bars and restaurants in Tampa and feel like a kid again!

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