Neighborhoods

Macdill Area

  • Events

  • Kid-friendly

  • Restaurants

  • Bars

  • Movie theaters

Events:

Restaurants:

  • Hula Bay Club


    Cuisine: American casual, Seafood casual
    Features: Beach/Waterfront, Big-screen TVs, DJ/Techno, Happy hour, Live music, Pool

    Macdill Area: 5210 W Tyson Ave., Tampa, 33611

    Since opening in January 2009, Hula Bay Club has quickly established itself as a waterfront drinking destination. There are few pleasures more enjoyable than sipping a luscious libation…

  • Piquant


    Cuisine: Breakfast or brunch, Casual Dining, French
    Features: Outdoor seating, Wifi

    Macdill Area: 1633 W Snow Ave., Tampa, 33611

    French pastries and French-inspired salads and sandwiches dominate the chalkboard menu behind the counter. At breakfast, this may mean egg, ham and Gruyere on a croissant or eggs, cheddar…

  • Elmer's Sports Cafe


    Cuisine: American casual
    Features: Big-screen TVs, Dog-friendly, Jukebox, Karaoke, Neighborhood, Outdoor seating, Sports

    Macdill Area: 5206 S MacDill Ave., Tampa, 33611

    The second of two Elmers, this is no junior. It's bigger and comfier than its Ybor brother, with a huge U-shaped bar, tall and regular-size tables accommodating around 150 people. Because…

  • Gengiz Khan Restaurant


    Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Vegetarian
    Features: Children's menu

    Macdill Area: 6102 S MacDill Ave. # C, Tampa, 33611

  • Hooters (Tampa, W Gandy Blvd.)


    Cuisine: American casual
    Features: Children's menu, Kid-friendly, Takeout

    Macdill Area: 4420 W Gandy Blvd., Tampa, 33611

    There's one reason to go to Hooter's. The wings are absolutely phenomenal and it's a great place to sit back and catch the local game. The scantily dressed waitresses don't hurt either.…

Bars:

  • Hula Bay Club


    Cuisine: American casual, Seafood casual
    Features: Beach/Waterfront, Big-screen TVs, DJ/Techno, Happy hour, Live music, Pool

    Macdill Area: 5210 W Tyson Ave., Tampa, 33611

    Since opening in January 2009, Hula Bay Club has quickly established itself as a waterfront drinking destination. There are few pleasures more enjoyable than sipping a luscious libation…

  • Elmer's Sports Cafe


    Cuisine: American casual
    Features: Big-screen TVs, Dog-friendly, Jukebox, Karaoke, Neighborhood, Outdoor seating, Sports

    Macdill Area: 5206 S MacDill Ave., Tampa, 33611

    The second of two Elmers, this is no junior. It's bigger and comfier than its Ybor brother, with a huge U-shaped bar, tall and regular-size tables accommodating around 150 people. Because…

  • TDY's Sports Pub


    Features: Darts, Pool tables, Sports

    Macdill Area: 5415 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa, 33611

    Down, way down, on Bayshore sits this neighborhood hole, located where the houses stop looking ridiculously expensive and start looking like working class homes. One of the friendliest bars…

Attractions:

  • Pinarama Bowling Center


    Features: Catering, Children's menu, Classes offered, College crowd, Date night, Equipment rentals, Gaming stations/trivia, Indoor play zone, Kid-friendly, Party room

    Macdill Area: 5008 S Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, 33611

    A favorite among South Tampa hipsters, this 16-lane facility is furnished with kitschy retro tables and vinyl chairs. During Friday and Saturday night cosmic bowling, the speakers pump…

  • Port Tampa City Library


    Features: Kid-friendly

    Macdill Area: 4902 West Commerce St., Tampa, 33616

    The Port Tampa City Library is 10,500 square feet and has 18,777 volumes. It features free wireless, 10 computers with Internet access, public meeting rooms, photocopiers, public FAX, and…

  • Ballast Point Park


    Features: Boat ramp

    Macdill Area: 5300 Interbay Blvd., Tampa, 33611

    The site was first named Jules Verne Park, for the French author who chose Tampa as the setting for his fictional launching pad in the 1865 novel From the Earth to the Moon. Renamed Ballast…

  • Picnic Island Park


    Features: Beach/Waterfront, Boat ramp, Canoe/kayak trails, Dog-friendly, Fishing piers, Picnic shelters, Playground, Swimming area

    Macdill Area: 7404 Picnic Island Blvd., Tampa, 33616

    The mack daddy of city of Tampa waterfront parks, Picnic Island has it all, if you don't mind driving past gypsum plants, gasoline silos and other gritty industrial buildings. In addition to…

  • Interbay Meat Market


    Cuisine: Breakfast or brunch, Deli
    Features: Catering, Takeout

    Macdill Area: 6110 Interbay Blvd., Tampa, 33611

    Neighborhood butcher shops are great places to eat as well as shop. Interbay has very special neighbors at MacDill Air Force Base. Great sandwiches, steam table roast pork and black beans,…