Gator’s Dockside in Tampa has closed for good

“After 17 years with you, we are sad to say goodbye,” reads the post. “We will miss you all.”

Gator’s Dockside in Tampa has closed for good
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One of Tampa’s sports bars known for wings and beer just shuttered permanently because of the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Gator’s Dockside in Tampa, located at 5840 E. Fowler Ave, announced yesterday in a Facebook post that they have closed “due to COVID-19 complications."

“After 17 years with you, we are sad to say goodbye,” reads the post. “We will miss you all.” 

According to their website, other locations of the statewide franchise remain open for takeout and delivery, with one restaurant in Port Canaveral listed as “temporarily closed.”

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Colin Wolf

Colin Wolf has been working with weekly newspapers since 2007 and has been the Digital Editor for Creative Loafing Tampa since 2019. He is also the Director of Digital Content Strategy for CL's parent company, Euclid Media Group.
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