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Top 10 Places to get a Martini in Tampa

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There is nothing better than nursing a martini while gossiping with friends, hanging out with a hot date or enjoying a great meal. Here are the top 10 places to enjoy a martini in Tampa.

1. Ocean Prime Tampa

Located near International Plaza, Ocean Prime is known for its steaks, seafood and cocktail lounge. The best drink on the menu is the Berries & Bubbles Martini. It features both vodka and champagne and is served with dry ice so that it smokes and bubbles as you drink it.

2205 N. West Shore Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 490-5288

2. Blue Martini

Located at the International Plaza Shops at Bay Street Blue Martini has a martini menu larger than its food menu. Martinis here suit every taste from sweet to sour. For the ultimate in chocolate indulgence the martini to try is the Three Chocolates. Three Olives Chocolate Vodka and Godiva Dark Chocolate Liqueur and cream are blended and served in a white chocolate swirled martini glass.

2223 N. W. Shore Blvd. #B203
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 873-2583

3. Sidebern’s

Sidebern’s is located next to Bern’s steakhouse and is the contemporary sister to the culinary genius of Bern’s; Sidebern’s is known for its cocktail hour.

2208 West Morrison Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 258-2233

4. Michael’s 717 South

The food is amazing and the drinks are delicious. 717 South is known for its guest bartenders, bringing in local celebrities and its legendary little black dress parties. Whether you are eating or not this is a great place to sip a martini.

717 S Howard Ave
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 250-1661

5. AJA Wiregrass

Located at the Shops at Wiregrass, AJA’s signature drink is aptly named the AJA Martini. This delicious drink featured Malibu Coconut Rum, Midori Melon Liqueur, blue curacao, sour mix, pineapple juice and dry ice garnish.

28211 Paseo Drive Suite 190
Wesley Chapel, FL 33543
(813) 994-0002

6. The Venue

The Venue is multiple restaurants and bars in one place. During happy hour martinis are $5 at the martini bar located in front of the main stage.

2675 Ulmerton Rd
Clearwater, Florida 33762
(727) 571-2222

7. Grille One Sixteen

The lounge at Grille One Sixteen is so inviting you might forget about dinner. The vodka martinis are made with Ketel One vodka. The two signature drinks are the 116 Dirty Maytag Martini and the 116 Flirtini.

15405 North Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL 33618
(813) 265-0116

8. Bernini

Located in the heart of Ybor City, Bernini is known for their $2 Finlandia martinis. From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.the Finlandia martinis are discounted to $2 and pair perfectly with the wood fired pizzas. The best part is during the happy hour entrees are half off. Bernini is also one of the top 10 Italian Restaurants.

1702 E. 7th Ave
Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 248-0099

9. Jackson’s Bistro

Jackson’s Bistro has it all including sushi, nightlife, seafood, pasta and of course martinis. Enjoy a martini in the Lush Lounge or outside on the water. Friday and Saturday nights are always filled with entertainment making them the best times to get a drink.

601 S. Harbour Island Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33602
(813)-277-0112

10. The Slug

The Slug is located on Race Track Road near Westchase and is known for good times and great drinks. Tini Tuesdays feature martini specials and free Texas Hold Em’ tournaments.

12950 Race Track Rd # 111
Tampa, FL 33626-1304
(813) 925-3200

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