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Neighborhoods

Seminole Heights

  • Events

  • Kid-friendly

  • Restaurants

  • Bars

  • Movie theaters

Events:

Restaurants:

  • Front Porch Grille


    Cuisine: American casual, Southern
    Features: Children's menu

    Seminole Heights: 5924 N Florida Ave., Tampa, 33604

    The name says it all—it's got the kind of wide front porch that begs you to sit a spell and watch the world rush by. Inside the charming two-story Victorian house in Seminole Heights,…

  • Ella's Americana Folk Art Cafe


    Cuisine: American casual, Vegetarian
    Features: Date night, Kid-friendly, Live music

    Seminole Heights: 5119 N Nebraska Ave., Tampa, 33603

    Ella's has been embraced by Seminole Heights scenesters, everyone charmed by its collection of American outsider and visionary art (each artist's work getting a thoughtful page of…

  • The Refinery


    Cuisine: American upscale
    Features: Date night

    Seminole Heights: 5137 N Florida Ave., Tampa, 33603

    The Refinery is certainly Seminole Heights' most exciting culinary development since the opening of Ella's Americana Folk Art Café. Committed to sourcing local, seasonal and…

  • El Rincon Mexicano


    Cuisine: Mexican

    Seminole Heights: 4907 N Armenia Ave., Tampa, 33603

  • Taco Bus (Tampa)


    Cuisine: Casual Dining, Mexican
    Features: Catering, Late-night dining, Takeout

    Seminole Heights: 913 E Hillsborough Ave., Tampa, 33604

    A regular fixture in the Seminole Heights section of Tampa, the bus has been a late-night or lunchtime destination since the late 90s. Current owner Rene Valenzuela came to the United States…

Bars:

  • Mermaid Tavern


    Features: DJ/Techno, Happy hour, Live music, Outdoor seating, Top restaurant

    Seminole Heights: 6719 N Nebraska Ave., Tampa, 33604

    If there's one neighborhood in the Tampa Bay area that struck it rich last year, it's Seminole Heights. On the heels of cult faves like Ella's and the Refinery, Domani Bistro Lounge opened,…

  • Seminole Heights: 6416 N Florida Ave, Tampa, 33604

  • Blondie's


    Features: Darts, Jukebox, Karaoke, Pool tables

    Seminole Heights: 1735 W Hillsborough Ave., Tampa, 33603

    Neighborhood bar that's great for low-key karaoke fun. Think of it as a Tiny Tap with people singing on a stage and not just into their beers.…

  • Corner Club


    Features: Beloved dive, Big-screen TVs, Jukebox, Karaoke, Neighborhood, Pool tables, Sports

    Seminole Heights: 1502 E Sligh Ave., Tampa, 33610

    Don't be daunted by the exterior. The industrial gray-painted and brick building looks like something out of a post-Apocalyptic Western. Inside, it's a cozier and friendlier world, full of…

  • VIP Lounge


    Features: Beloved dive, Happy hour

    Seminole Heights: 6905 N Armenia Ave., Tampa, 33604

    Country-flavored neighborhood dive since the late 1950s.…

Attractions:

  • United Skates of America


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

    Seminole Heights: 5121 N Armenia Ave., Tampa, 33603

    The 24,000-square-foot skating rink was singled out by USA Today as one of the top "jam skating' venues in the country in 2008. (Jam skating is similar to roller disco.) There are lots of…

  • Lowry Park Zoo


    Features: Catering, Kid-friendly, Play area, Playground, Private room, Public restrooms, Sprayground

    Seminole Heights: 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa, 33604

    Located north of downtown Tampa, this 56-acre, natural habitat zoological park has African animals, Florida wildlife, manatee center, primates, Asian animals, free-flight aviary, Stingray…

  • Seminole Heights: 4711 Central Ave., Tampa, 33603

    The Seminole Heights Branch Library is 6,000 square feet and has 49,937 volumes. It offers free wireless, 15 computers with Internet access, public meeting rooms, photocopiers, public FAX,…

  • Seminole Heights: 401 E Bird St., Tampa, 33604

  • Lowry Park


    Features: Biking trails, Boat ramp, Canoe/kayak trails, Fishing allowed, Grills, Hiking trails, Picnic shelters, Playground, Public restrooms

    Seminole Heights: 7525 N Boulevard , Tampa, 33604