THE ORIGINAL INDEPENDENT BAR WAS OPENED IN 2005 WITH A SIMPLE MANTRA:

“INDEPENDENT BIERES, VINS, MUSIC & THOUGHT.”

FOUNDED ON A VISION TO SUPPORT NON-COMMERCIAL CRAFT PRODUCTS, INDEPENDENT MUSIC, AND TO ENCOURAGE & INSPIRE A SENSE OF COMMUNITY AMONG OUR PATRONS, THE INDEPENDENT TAMPA’S OUTDOOR BIERGARDTEN & INDOOR HANDMADE CEDAR WOOD BAR ARE OPEN TO ALL.

 The Independent is proud to have been a pioneer of the craft beer movement in the Tampa Bay area and the future of craft beer has never been better. Along with those that venture to seek both classic and new tastes in the current craft beer renaissance the Independent continues to be one-step-ahead, offering rare and unique beers and wines from around the world, as well as a cafe’ open daily where we serve quality, “Best Of The Bay” award-winning European full café fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
 The Tampa “Indie,” in historic Seminole Heights has 14 taps that rotate daily to ensure a fresh and ever-changing draft selection alongside our hand-picked selection of more than one hundred fifty bottles to choose from, featuring amazing world class offerings alongside the finest in American brewing. The friendly, knowledgeable staff at the Independent strives to make craft beer accessible to everyone. Ask, and they will gladly help you navigate through the eclectic tap and bottle lists.
 The Independent is a frequent host of brewery launch parties and other craft beer and wine events, where one can often mingle with the actual brewery/winery owners in attendance from across the country or across the globe. Local brewers and top craft beer industry people can be found at the Indie daily, discussing the newest beer trends and imbibing their drink of choice.
 Be sure to check our Event Calendar for upcoming special events with influential breweries from around the world, and also weekly no-cover live music shows with award winning local and national touring musicians. In 2017 The Independent continues to raise the bar & glass for the ever-changing craft beer culture.

OFTEN IMITATED, NEVER DUPLICATED: DRINK INDEPENDENT!

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NEWS

Halfway There 2017 at the St.Petersburg Coliseum September 30th.

More than 50 local, regional and national breweries will be pouring one offs and old favorites at Halfway There on Saturday, Sept. 30. Hosted by Tampa Bay Beer Week, the celebration of beer seeks to spotlight some of the best craft breweries with a focus on beer made right here in the Tampa Bay area. […]

September 24th: Live Music With J.T. Brown

J.T. Brown — the frontman of now-inactive roots n’ roll outfit The Groves and currently a guitar-slinging singer-songwriter of fine folk rock persuasions debuted his full length solo effort Phantom Heart in 2017, backed by members of the group Polyenso. “Brown’s vocals, already known for carrying a significant emotional weight, are even heavier on songs […]

September 17th 6:30 pm : Live Music with the Applebutter Express

Taking it back to where the Apple Butter Express began, we’re hosting the Apple Butter Duo at the Independent Bar Tampa ! The band’s story begins in 2004, when Kyle Biss met his future wife Shannon while working at a record store in Bradenton, Florida. Still a focused bass player, Kyle picked up a ukulele […]

 

ADDRESS: 5016 N. FLORIDA AVE. TAMPA, FLORIDA 33603

CAFE HOURS: SUN, MON, TUE, WED, THU 9:00am – 10:00pm | FRI, SAT 9:00am – 11:00pm

BAR HOURS: SUN, MON, TUE, WED 11:am-Midnight | THU, FRI, SAT 11:00am-1:00am


FOR OUR ST.PETERSBURG LOCATION PLEASE VISIT : INDEPENDENT BAR ST.PETE 

FOR BEER AND WINE PACKAGE SALES PLEASE VISIT : JUG & BOTTLE SEMINOLE HEIGHTS 

 


 

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