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The Anchor Bar

#436 of 2,021 Restaurants in Tampa
American, ,
514 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602-4801
+1 813-223-6050
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pub
514 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602-4801
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

This bar has a decent selection of beer and bar food and is open late in downtown Tampa. While they didn't have the beer I wanted, they did have some interesting local craft beers.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mike R
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Do not overlook this small little bar in downtown Tampa. The beer selection is great and the food was fantastic! All the reviews were good and they were spot on. The bar servers were very friendly and knowledgeable. We split the buffalo nachos and pizza,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank E4050UQjasond
Reviewed 29 June 2018

While in Tampa on business, I had lunch at the Anchor bar this week. I chose it because it was near my hotel, was well reviewed, and promised to let me watch Spain play Morocco. The place is relatively small but well-provisioned with televisions, all...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank djlucas
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Small place, went late night looking for food. Had a pepperoni pizza and a beer. Thin crust and hard to chew. Bar small - and REALLY noisy.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank BeerVenturer
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Well, it's really not divey, just super casual. The food was really great pub fare; the bartenders delightful and friendly. We had a nightcap nearly every evening there and by the last day wanted to become regulars and never go home!

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for a late night snack and drink and was not disappointed! It looks small and it is but the food and service are outstanding! Drinks are very good, food is awesome and the bartender Eric is very friendly and helpful! Nice cold beer,...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank LarFleury
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Needs a good cleaning and server a little spacey and slow, but drinks hit the spot. Small bar. Close to Residence Inn and Marriott hotels.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 12 November 2017

went for an afternoon drink , entrance is in the hall a restored building, place is not big but cosy, the staff is friendly and let us taste some beers before we ordered… The 80 rock music was nice.. Beers are cheap would return…

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank hpheleen
Reviewed 14 October 2017

After a week in Cuba without internet or TV, we were in need of two things, sports on television and a cold beer with pub grub. The Anchor Bar served up both in good measure. While catching up on the baseball and football results we...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank KenVicLee
Reviewed 22 June 2017

grab a beer and watch a game before u go home. has pretty decent and simple bar food. I like the pizza and the philly cheese steak sandwich they have. Also they do pretty decent drink specials as well. Bar tenders are always nice.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank 1nilan
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602-4801
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 813-223-6050
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