The 24 most beautiful bars in the Tampa Bay area

Whether it's on the rooftop of a five star hotel overlooking the Gulf, sandwiched in-between other businesses in downtown St. Petersburg, or part of  an elegant restaurant, everybody deserves to drink in a beautiful bar every once in a while. Because you can't go to dive bars all of the time. So here are a few bars all over the Tampa Bay area that will definitely make you feel fancy.

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 360 Rooftop Bar   
3701 Gulf Blvd. #101, St. Pete Beach, FL 33604, (727) 456-8660
Want a panoramic view of the Gulf while you enjoy your booze? Then 360 rooftop bar on St. Pete Beach is the spot for you. If you’re feeling extra lush, rent a rooftop cabana. We’ll cut to the chase––Happy hour is every day from 5pm-7pm.  
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360 Rooftop Bar

3701 Gulf Blvd. #101, St. Pete Beach, FL 33604, (727) 456-8660
Want a panoramic view of the Gulf while you enjoy your booze? Then 360 rooftop bar on St. Pete Beach is the spot for you. If you’re feeling extra lush, rent a rooftop cabana. We’ll cut to the chase––Happy hour is every day from 5pm-7pm.

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 Bon Appetit    
148 Marina Plaza, Dunedin, FL 34698,  (727) 733-2151
Bon Appetit seriously delivers that waterfront dining atmosphere that perfectly pairs with their elevated, seafood-oriented menu. A gem of Dunedin, this spot is perfect if you want to drink some cocktails over a stunning view of the Gulf. 
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Bon Appetit

148 Marina Plaza, Dunedin, FL 34698, (727) 733-2151
Bon Appetit seriously delivers that waterfront dining atmosphere that perfectly pairs with their elevated, seafood-oriented menu. A gem of Dunedin, this spot is perfect if you want to drink some cocktails over a stunning view of the Gulf.

Photo via Bon Appetit/Facebook
 Buya Ramen    
911 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33705, (727) 202-7010
Buya Ramen sits on downtown St. Petersburg’s Central Ave , a culinary hub of Pinellas County.  Their Ramen pairs perfectly with sake, or any of the beer and liquor options that Buya offers. Their dim, sleek atmosphere, with walls adorned with Japanese art earned them a spot on this list. 
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Buya Ramen

911 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33705, (727) 202-7010
Buya Ramen sits on downtown St. Petersburg’s Central Ave , a culinary hub of Pinellas County. Their Ramen pairs perfectly with sake, or any of the beer and liquor options that Buya offers. Their dim, sleek atmosphere, with walls adorned with Japanese art earned them a spot on this list.

Photo via Buya Ramen/Facebook
 The C House   
6005 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33604,  (813) 488-4813
The three C’s––Charcuterie, Champagne, and Cheesecake. The C House could easily add another C for “chic” as this bar and restaurant has a rustic, truly welcoming  interior. Their happy hour is 4pm-6pm, Monday through Friday–we know you were dying to know. 
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The C House

6005 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33604, (813) 488-4813
The three C’s––Charcuterie, Champagne, and Cheesecake. The C House could easily add another C for “chic” as this bar and restaurant has a rustic, truly welcoming interior. Their happy hour is 4pm-6pm, Monday through Friday–we know you were dying to know.

Photo via JON PALMER CLARIDGE
 Ciro’s Speakeasy   
12109 Bayshore Blvd, Tampa, 813-251-0022 
Located inside the historic Bayshore Royal Building on the corner of Howard Avenue and Bayshore Boulevard, Ciro’s is a hidden gem in Tampa Bay. A Speakeasy type of establishment, the password to get into Ciro's changes daily. 
Photo via Ciros/Facebook

Ciro’s Speakeasy

12109 Bayshore Blvd, Tampa, 813-251-0022
Located inside the historic Bayshore Royal Building on the corner of Howard Avenue and Bayshore Boulevard, Ciro’s is a hidden gem in Tampa Bay. A Speakeasy type of establishment, the password to get into Ciro's changes daily.

Photo via Ciros/Facebook

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