We’ve got the BEST outdoor dining bars and restaurants in Tampa Bay this year (2021)! There’s a lot to love about the sunshine state and one of them is that it’s always patio season! Tampa Bay’s relaxed culture, year-round sunshine, and proximity to the best backwaters and beaches provides some amazing patio bar options, and we wanted to give you some of our favorites and why. We’ve made it easy to find and follow the amazing food, drink, event and happy hour specials at these locations on the AppyHour® Mobile app and AppyHour® Online!

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Tiki Docks Skyway Bar + Grill

Best Patio Bars Tampa Bay 2021
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Tiki Docks Skyway Bar + Grill is a tropical getaway located across the bay from Tampa in St. Petersburg, FL. Its famous fresh oysters, seafood selection, “Tiki Time” Happy Hour, live music and relaxing outdoor waterfront patio gives patrons the tropical vibes and harborside views that Florida is famous for.

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Best Patios Tampa Bay Marker 8
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Marker 8 is located in Dunedin, FL just 30 minutes from downtown Tampa. Marker 8 is famous for its laid-back Tiki Bar, relaxed atmosphere, and stunning waterfront dining patio. For the perfect tropical cocktail, bar bites, and weekend live music outing you won’t need to look any further.

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Bon Appetit Best Patios Tampa Bay
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The famous Bon Appétit restaurant and bar is located in Dunedin, FL and has been serving guests on their beautiful waterfront patio since 1976. If delectable cuisine, fun craft cocktails, and special moments with special people are on your itinerary, you can’t miss this amazing patio dining experience.

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Best Patio Bars Tampa Bay Breakroom
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The Breakroom Bar & Grill located in Clearwater, FL is known around town for its amazing happy hours, friendly staff and gourmet tacos. Their outdoor patio faces a beautiful waterway inlet allowing diners to enjoy sunshine, a beautiful breeze, and plethora of Florida’s incredible wildlife.

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Best Patio Bars Tampa Bay Frescos Waterfront Bistro
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Located in St. Petersburg, FL, Fresco’s Waterfront Bistro is the only waterfront restaurant with a view of the municipal marina at the base of the famous St. Pete Pier. If you’re looking for a beautiful and relaxing patio after a day of exploring St. Petersburg you won’t want to miss this!

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Best Patio Bars Tampa Bay No Vacancy
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Located in St. Petersburg in the “Edge District” on Central Avenue, No Vacancy offers a vibrant and inviting atmosphere for us patrons and our furry friends. This Florida vacation inspired hangout is known for its seafood nachos, delectable lobster dip, fresh caught Grouper sandwiches and wide selection of local draft beers.

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Located just a mile north of downtown Tampa, FL, the historical landmark, Grand Cathedral Cigars, is a great example of why Tampa is known as the “Cigar Capital of the World”. The interior of this church-turned-cigar bar is one of the most captivating places you’ll visit. Their outdoor dining and smoking patio provides a perfect green oasis for you to enjoy your favorite smokes and happy hour craft cocktails.



Best Patio Bars Tampa Bay Whiskey Joe's
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Only 5 minutes from Tampa International Airport, Whiskey Joe’s Bar and Grill is a must visit for tourists and locals alike. When you think of Whiskey Joe’s, think of tropical breezes, white sand, cold drinks, delicious grub and killer sunsets. Their incredible patio extends to a small private beach, giving patrons a one-of-a-kind dining experience that can only be found here.

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Frenchy's Outpost Best Patio Bars Tampa Bay
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Located in the beautiful Dunedin, FL just outside of Tampa, Frenchy’s Outpost Bar & Grill is an open-air Key West Style restaurant situated near the causeway to beautiful Honeymoon Island. Frenchy’s large and breezy patio makes locals and tourists alike forget their worries over a few cold beverages and a friendly dining experience.

AppyHour Online: Frenchy’s Outpost

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