Tampa Bay Bars Shine in Southern Living’s Florida Beach Bar Roundup


Southern Living has unveiled its prestigious list of the “12 Best Florida Beach Bars,” and two beloved Tampa Bay area spots have secured their places among the Sunshine State’s finest coastal watering holes.

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Whether you’re a local seeking a laid-back hangout or a visitor planning a beachside getaway, these bars offer the quintessential Florida experience, complete with stunning sunset views and delicious drinks.

Topping the list is Jimmy B’s Beach Bar, nestled along 6200 Gulf Boulevard in St. Petersburg. Renowned for its tasty frozen cocktails, live music, and expansive deck boasting breathtaking vistas of St. Pete Beach, Jimmy B’s captures the essence of coastal living.

Two wet spots coming right up for you! 🍹

This drink is made with White Rum, Blueberry Schnapps, Piña Colada Mix, Whipped Cream!

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Publicado por Jimmy B’s Beach Bar en Miércoles, 10 de abril de 2024

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Meanwhile, Tampa’s very own Salt Shack On The Bay clinched the 11th spot on Southern Living’s esteemed lineup. Situated against the backdrop of Tampa Bay, Salt Shack is celebrated for its delectable seafood offerings, refreshing frozen cocktails, and a two-story deck providing prime sunset-watching opportunities.

Vibes are so good, we HAD to open 7 days a week! Tampa, come celebrate tomorrow, May 20th, for our first-ever Monday!! 🎉🍻

📸: Alne Natan

Publicado por Salt Shack On the Bay en Domingo, 19 de mayo de 2024

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So, whether you’re craving a Bahama Mama at Jimmy B’s or eager to savor locally-caught seafood delights at Salt Shack On The Bay, these two Tampa Bay area bars promise an unforgettable beachside experience.