Tampa Heights coffee shop King State will soon have a full liquor bar

After 4 p.m. King State will become Ups-N-Downs.

click to enlarge PHOTO VIA KING STATE/FACEBOOK
Photo via King State/Facebook
King State, known mostly for its coffee, will soon serve both uppers and downers.

Yesterday, King State, at 520 E Floribraska Ave. in Tampa Heights, said it would start serving a full liquor menu  under the Ups-N-Downs banner (stylized "UPS-N-DOWNS")

"We've been working mad hard on this over the last year," King State wrote on social media.

The company is still waiting to receive its Certificate of Occupancy from the city before it can move to liquor service. And while there's no date on when the booze will start flowing, King State said, "it was time to talk about it."
click to enlarge Once in operation, King State will close at 3 p.m. with Ups-N-Downs running from 4  p.m-11 p.m. on weekdays and 4 p.m.-midnight Fridays-Saturdays. - PHOTO VIA KING STATE/FACEBOOK
Photo via King State/Facebook
Once in operation, King State will close at 3 p.m. with Ups-N-Downs running from 4  p.m-11 p.m. on weekdays and 4 p.m.-midnight Fridays-Saturdays.
Once in operation, King State will close at 3 p.m. with Ups-N-Downs running from 4  p.m-11 p.m. on weekdays and 4 p.m.-midnight Fridays-Saturdays.

Even under Ups-N-Downs, the space will still make King State's full coffee menu available through the evening. 
King State currently serves beer and wine at all hours of operation. Upon receiving its full liquor license, employees will be able to serve a wide range of craft cocktails.

Cocktails, which have yet to be detailed, will only be served during Ups-N-Downs' hours of operation, except on Saturdays and Sundays, where King State will start serving brunch-y cocktails like bloody marys at 9 a.m. 

According to the post, "Grand opening party will be announced ASAP!"
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