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As summer in Florida is approaching us fast, you might be looking for things to do indoors that keep you cool and out of the heat. Look no further than Retro Gaming bars in Tampa Bay. The variety of retro gaming bars in Tampa Bay offer different games, drinks, food, and fun for family and friends at almost any hour of the day.

It’s time to get your game face on and enjoy some retro fun in Tampa Bay this summer. Below are a few of my favorite Retro Gaming bars in Tampa Bay that you might catch me at on a Friday night.

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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...

Lowry Parcade & Tavern

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1213 W Waters Ave , Tampa FL, 33604
All of our arcade games are the original machines, including hardware and artwork. We strive to recreate the look, sound, and feel of the classic arcades...

Park & Rec

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100 4th Street S. , Saint Petersburg FL, 33701
Park & Rec is a local DTSP hangout offering a fun atmosphere that's part arcade, sports bar & live music. We have a concession stand with a "snacks...

Vector Bar & Arcade

629 Cleveland Street , Clearwater FL, 33755
Classic to Modern Arcade and Pinball Machines with Craft Beer.

Right Around the Corner

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2244 Central Ave. , Saint Petersburg FL, 33712
St. Pete's Craft Beer Game Room - Founded by local St Pete beer enthusiasts (John M & Tom R), Right Around the Corner aims is the first craft beer game...

The Vortex Bar and Game Room

2329 28th St N , Saint Petersburg FL, 33713
A bar and full arcade pleasantly removed from the hustle of downtown St. Pete. Classic board and video games to enjoy with bottled beer, wine, and 15 taps.

GenX Tavern

103 East Jackson Street , Tampa FL, 33602
Bringing back the raddest 80’s + 90’s food, booze and games to the center of Downtown Tampa. #XMarksTheSpot