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5210 W Tyson Ave, Tampa, FL 33611
+1 813-837-4852
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to Hula Bay many times and have had good and not so good experiences. Overall it is a great place to spend an afternoon at the downstairs bar or enjoy a nice evening of dining in the upstairs restaurant. Duke's, the downstairs bar has great views of Tampa Bay. There is live music on the weekends and quite... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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113 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outdoor bar overlooking the water is, in general, a great location and this fits the bill. Nothing super special about the food (coconut shrimp, smoked fish, pretzel bites) or drinks, but being with a group of 8 people having a good time takes everything up a notch. Yes, sometimes the wait for drinks can seem long, but our waitress Nikki... More 

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Willis, Texas
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377 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I trust my TA recommendations but this was a huge disappointment. I have given hundreds of reviews and have never given a one star but this place earned it. The service was horrible. They took our initial drink orders and food orders and disappeared. They returned with the cocktails, which were a poor excuse for a cocktail. It took approximately... More 

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Safety Harbor, Florida
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643 reviews
409 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the Hula Bay Club recently for lunch. Seven of us arrived on our friend's pontoon boat from Tampa Bay. There were plenty of free slips behind the restaurant. Lynn had a fried grouper sandwich which she said was outstanding. I had the Naked Duke Burger with grilled onions. My two daughters shared a Shrimp Quesadilla and a burger.... More 

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

$25 gets you out of down town Tampa along the coast to this bar. It's buzzin, food is great and you are right on the water. Whilst we were there the dolphins turned up to say hello, common occurance apparently. In Tampa, do the Hula Bay.

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Thank Matthew F
Tampa, Florida
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Water front bar. We go by boat. Perfect. Great bar with live music and the food is really good. Pool open in Sunday's. Call ahead because it's closed sometimes. Sunday brunch is great. One of my favorites by boat in Tampa Bay.

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Thank bbolves
Tampa, Florida
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Nice outdoor seating on the water. Servers are good but service can be very slow sometimes. the food is very good, i recommend the hula bay burger with the pineapple- YUM. The tacos are also very good, but once i got them and they were a little dry. Overall a decent place for a nice dinner with friends and family.

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Thank Kierstin O
Palm Harbor, Florida
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165 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Today was the second time I've visited Hula Bay and came away this time as I did the first, disappointed. Not with the service, the view nor the cost but with the quality of the food. Although the menu is fairly extensive the two times I've been there I really didn't enjoy my meal. Today was the BBQ pork sandwich.... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Loved the food and the just perfect breeze eating outside on the deck. Great price on wine, too. Many choices for dinner. My husband and I had seafood. We really enjoyed the evening.

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Lakeland, Florida
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This place has tons of character and beautiful views, but the food is mediocre. They have a lot dishes to offer but nothing worth trying. Service is ok nothing great but not bad. They should reduce the menu and concentrate in making those few dishes well. They really need to get a good Peruvian chef and make sure they know... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5210 W Tyson Ave, Tampa, FL 33611
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-837-4852

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?